Category Archives: Ubuntu

Easter Fayre Highlights

A massive thank you to all the parents, families, friends, children (past and present!) and local businesses that made the DBCPS Easter Fayre a huge success this year. And not forgetting the Easter Bunny who made a very special appearance too! Below are a some of the highlights from yesterday afternoon where lots of fun was had by everyone.  Well done to all the
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What Friendship is About

Adam, Shruti, Matthew, Toyosi, Romarni, Chloe, Drew and Jacob have written this blog about friendship and what it means to you! The picture above shows the amazing medals awarded to two Swan’s pupils who have proved themselves to be fantastic friends! We are asking questions such as: Is it important to you or not? If you are kind, what does it feel like? Does
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Ubuntu on the Road

Today our Ubuntu Leaders had another opportunity to visit a local school in Gravesend and present to them.  Despite a packed hall of 400 children and many adults our children did us so proud and led a fantastic presentation on Ubuntu.  Explaining to the school what Ubuntu is, where it has come from and what it means to us as a school and community
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The Act of Kindness

Over the last few assemblies, Ms Crinnion has been telling us about the 21 Day Kindness Challenge.  We saw some videos about how we can show acts of kindness and a song linked to this.  Kindness is one of the many forms of Ubuntu and is encouraged in our school.  Therefore, we are happy to take part in the 21 Day Kindness Challenge and we
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School Production

This year we are adding Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to our collection of great Year 6 productions at DBCPS. We decided to do this particular show as it would be the most innovative, intriguing and interesting performance to date. All of the school staff and students have been pitching in to help us – we are very grateful for the support. Our amazing
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Live from the Bridge! Episode 1.

A new milestone in DBCPS’s history has been set! Today we are launching our brand new radio station…Live from the Bridge! The pupils in Year 6 have put a huge amount of effort in to planning, recording, making the jingles and editing the show and in this first episode you will find out about the golden ticket winners, competitions, sports, news, jokes, interviews and
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Ubuntu in the Environment

Over the course of this year we’ve thought a lot about what Ubuntu means. But with a new topic, ‘Going Wild’, all about the environment, it got Swans class thinking: What would Ubuntu say about how we treat our environment? In our class assembly time we will be commenting on this blog with our ideas. Other classes feel free to contribute too! Remember, you
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Our Ubuntu Book

We are the Ubuntu leaders in Otters and we show Ubuntu all the time.  We have an Ubuntu book in our class that we put all our messages and moments in.  We look for people who are showing Ubuntu in our class, in the playground and in the community. We have learnt about an inspirational person called Nelson Mandela who believed in Ubuntu and
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Swanley Changes Hands

Last week something happened in my classroom and I wanted to share it with everyone. I saw an example of ‘Ubuntu’ in action that really moved me. In Swans class, one child each day is chosen to be ‘Star of the Day’. This is an award for someone who has had a great day, and they get to take home our class mascot ‘Swanley’,
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The Joy of Ubuntu

This morning we were very lucky to have a special visit from Joy who is from Swaziland, in Africa. She knows a lot about Ubuntu. She explained to us that respect is one step to Ubuntu. She told us we had to respect ourselves before we could respect others. We need to respect our elders and they will respect us back so that we
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