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School closure to mark the funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II: Monday 19th September 2022

Posted by on 12 - Sep - 2022

It was a very sad end to the great start to this academic year with the news of the passing of Her Majesty the Queen. We started the week with a new Prime Minister and ended the week with a new Sovereign.

Over the weekend, the government announced that Monday 19th September, the day of the Queen’s funeral, will be a National Bank Holiday. This means that schools across the whole of the United Kingdom will be closed, as will shops and most workplaces.

The last state funeral of a British monarch was for King George VI, the Queen’s father, in 1952. We know that pupils and staff will want to watch this historic event, which will be televised.

Any school events planned for this day, including “meet the teacher events” will be postponed. If you were due to attend a school event on 19th September, we will contact you in due course with a revised date. Schools will be open as usual throughout the remainder of the ten-day mourning period, but we will continue to mark what has happened as appropriate and to answer the questions of pupils sensitively and supportively.

Our assembly today focused on the qualities the Queen possessed that made her so successful over such a long period of time. Irrespective of your viewpoint, her commitment and reliability were matched by her ability to adapt to change and recognise that the Britain of 1952 was very different to the modern world of today. Like everyone, she made mistakes but showed a resilience and dedication to duty that were a real example to all.

Many Morden children were fortunate to meet Her Majesty in 2019 and we reflected and remembered those experiences today. I am sure that the following week will see an outpouring of gratitude on a national scale. We will also probably see some public grief at the nation’s loss. Although not personal to our students, it may be that this public display of emotions will trigger memories for some of the losses they may have suffered. If your child needs support, we are here to help.

Announcement of the Death of the Queen

Posted by on 9 - Sep - 2022

It is with great sadness that we learnt of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on 8.9.22. Morden Primary school send their deepest condolences to The Royal Family at this very sad time. We were very fortunate to meet Her Majesty on 11.10.19 when she formally opened the new homes in Haig Housing.

Royal Variety Show

Posted by on 16 - Jun - 2022

Thursday 9th June was, in many children’s opinions, “the best day ever!” We held our Royal Variety show outdoors where an array of talent was shown.

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The Masked Reader

Posted by on 4 - Mar - 2022

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Who’s that behind the mask?

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Mr Bowtell has been a busy bee!

Posted by on 21 - Feb - 2022

Over half term, Mr Bowtell has constructed a geodome climbing frame for the EYFS and also a new climbing frame! He has also added a new rope swing. All these fun activities will help with the physical development of our EYFS children. Thank you Mr Bowtell!!

The geodome will be moved to the grass area soon!
The new rope swing
Only the safety surfacing to go 🙂

Storm damage!

Posted by on 21 - Feb - 2022

We hope you all managed to stay safe during the storms on the weekend. Sadly, one of our trees was damaged and a large branch has broken onto our trim trail and picnic tables. We are blessed that it didn’t fall onto our school!

The tree next to our trim trail

DIGIT DAY

Posted by on 25 - Jan - 2022

Can’t wait to see the photos of all the children in their digit day outfits! Lots of digit superheroes have been flying through the doors today.

Nursery’s last day

Posted by on 10 - Dec - 2021

A reminder that Nursery finish on Wednesday 15th December for the Christmas holidays.

Winter Wonderland Performance

Posted by on 30 - Nov - 2021

Pictures are up on our Season Musical page from our fabulous Winter Wonderland performace.

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