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6th Form Isle of Wight Trip - 1st July 2015

6th form pupils and staff left at 7.15am this morning to travel to St George's School on the Isle of Wight to visit their penpals. St Georges pupils are making their first visit to Perseid next week. Have a fantastic day!

Mentoring for Young Adults on the Autism Spectrum

 

  • Are you aged 18-24?
  • Are you on the Autism Spectrum?
  • Would you be interested in working with a mentor to achieve your goals?

Would you be interested in attending the Mentor Training Day on Friday 17th or Friday 24thJuly?

For further information about the project or to refer yourself as a mentee, please contact one of the project research assistants:

Please follow this link for further information

 

KS1/2 Friday Art Club

Every Friday lunchtime, pupils accross KS1and KS2 are able to attend an art club run by Jenny Luigs, TA1. Below are some of the colourful creations the pupils have enjoyed making.

 Marian Esling Legacy

Tina attended the first thanksgiving service for the Marian Esling Legacy at Holy Trinity, The Broadway, SW19, on Sunday 10th May 2015. The Friends of Perseid School (FOPS) have benefitted on four separate occasions from the generosity of this legacy, which has made such a difference to our School.

Please visit this link to view the programme of the day which contains details of all the projects the Legacy has funded

 

Lord’s Taverners Visit our New Soft Play

 Brid Hancock and our friends from the Lord’s Taverners visited us on Friday 1st May 2015 to see the lovely new soft play room at Lower School that they generously helped to fund. The new soft play room has been a massive hit, and the pupils at Lower School have enjoyed exploring this colourful and versatile space. The pictures below show Brid enjoying playing on the equipment with Ellis, Sebastian and Tina, and Tina with Brid, Mike and Sarah from Lord's Taverners.

  

 

Children and Families Bill  

In December 2014 Merton Mencap was commissioned by the London Borough of Merton to carry out a consultation with SEN children and young people about the new Children and Families Bill.  Merton Mencap came into film students at Perseid and across the borough. They have completed the consultation and sent it to Merton Council with the hope that the Council will act on the recommendations. Merton MENCAP will keep us updated regarding progress.

Please take a look at the full consultation results and the accessible summary results by clicking on the links below.

Full Results

Accessible Summary

 

Merton Celebration of Success Evening

On Friday 14th November 2014 Perseid Upper School was very proud to be the hosts of the annual Merton Celebration of Success Evening. 

The event was held to honour the outstanding achievements and successes of the rising stars form Merton Secondary Schools, Special Schools and South Thames College.

The evening was attending by the Deputy Mayor of Merton, Councillor Laxmi Attawar and the Perseid Upper School Choir sang a medley of songs, along with other performers from Merton Secondary Schools.

 Please see slide show below. 

 

Upper School KS3 Art Work

During the spring term blue and red pathway KS3 pupils learnt about using a view finder during their Life Events unit of work in Art.  Each pupil created a beautiful art work (paint on canvas).  They each sectioned their canvas into five areas, over the second half term they chose a picture a week that they used for inspiration; they used a view finder to choose the specific area of the picture they were focussing on and painted their interpretation of it on one of the five sections.  Six pieces were anonymously chosen and are now displayed in the reception area.  The pupils are proud of their work and the art work has received many compliments from staff and visitors

 

Upper Art Work (3 images)

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Merton Celebration of Success 14/11/2014 (29 images)

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Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and Merton Music Foundation Project (14 images)

Perseid School are thrilled to be working with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and Merton Music Foundation on a special 18 month musical project. Students from the lower and upper schools are working together alongside professional orchestral players to create a piece of music for performance at the Royal Albert Hall in Spring 2015. The project includes regular workshops with the visiting musicians in which students have the opportunity to explore a range of stringed instruments, music technology and keyboard instruments. The project promises to be an exciting and engaging experience for all involved!

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