Children at Handel House School, a small, independent Nursery, Pre-Preparatory and Preparatory school for girls and boys aged 3 to 11 years, based in Gainsborough, collected food donations for the Salvation Army as part of their Harvest Festival celebrations this week.
Children of all ages, from Nursery through to year 6, took part in the Harvest Assembly which involved poetry, singing and the musical story of ‘The Little Black Cloud’.
Head Teacher Mrs Haigh, said: “We would like to thank all of our parents for their kind donations of food which will be given to the Salvation Army, where it will be distributed to families in need”.
Mrs Haigh added: “Community involvement is an important part of our school life. We place a great emphasis on personal, social and citizenship education, resulting in well-rounded young people, who are self-confident, articulate, well-mannered and responsible in both school and society”.
Throughout the school year, children will be given the opportunity to take part in many other events in addition to Harvest Festival, including national singing competitions, the Christmas Carol Concert, swimming gala, sports day and the summer concert.
Established in 1850 and situated in the Northolme area of the town, Handel House School is proud of it’s friendly, family atmosphere and small class sizes, which enables the school to focus on each child’s individual needs.
The school has also recently become one of the few settings In Gainsborough and the surrounding areas, to introduce free 30 hours Nursery places to 3 and 4 year olds to working parents (terms and conditions apply).