Visit to the Hindu Mandir

On the 22nd February Year 1- 6 went to visit a local Hindu Mandir in Dunstable. We observed a welcoming service and had a talk about the basic beliefs and practices of Hinduism, which we have been studying this term in RE. They were most welcoming and the children enjoyed Read more…

Spanning generations

Last week we had the great pleasure of spending some time with the over 75 group in Dunstable. The joint task of making sugar paste roses spanned the generations and prompted conversation and laughter from young and old. Although they learnt how to make some beautiful flowers, the important lesson Read more…

Autumn Hunt

The weather may not have been kind to us but we weren’t going to let a little bit of rain ruin Friday’s Autumn hunt. Prepared for every eventuality, the whole school donned wellies, woolies and waterproofs and our eager group of nature seekers headed for the Blows Downs. Each child Read more…

Meeting Carl, the Guide Dog

It isn’t every day that animals are allowed into School but an exception was made for a very special four-legged visitor, gentle-giant, Carl the guide dog, who came to see us with his owner, Anne. Anne explained to the children what it is like to be blind and some of Read more…

Picasso joins St George’s

As Pablo Picasso once said, ‘Every child is an artist’ and the children of St George’s School certainly proved that to be true when the great man himself turned up to give a masterclass. Paul Priestley, artist and impersonator, delighted both pupils and staff when he arrived, beret on, paintbrush Read more…

Forest Centre Expedition

An excited band of explorers from St George’s School descended upon The Forest Centre in Marston Moretaine on Thursday armed with backpacks and binoculars, ready for an outdoor adventure. The children were split into 3 groups – Lower Key Stage 1, Upper Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 with Read more…

The Storyteller

As part of the enrichment activities in this year’s literacy week, musician and storyteller Richard York visited the school to captivate us with some traditional tales. The stories he tells have entertained for centuries, changing little by little throughout their journeys across the world and generations. His storytelling was interspersed Read more…

Animal Ark

  On Tuesday 9th February as part of Science week we had a visit from Animal Ark the mobile farm “Where the animals come to you.” All the children from the Nursery to Year 6 were excited to see a playground full of animals. There was a wide variety of Read more…