March 2020

The pupils had a fantastic week raising awareness and money for Dogs Helping Kids. There were many different activities going on across the school throughout the week and the pupils were really excited to tell me and show me what they had been doing.

Molly loved her new bed that Freddie made for her during his choosing time. He used a box and decorated it with a bone with Molly’s name on it. The inside was decorated with stars for when she went to sleep. Molly tried really hard to get in it but had to settle for falling asleep with her nose underneath it as she’s quite a big girl now!

Class 3 bought me some amazing art work and drawings which are decorating my office. Oliver paid particularly close attention to Molly’s markings and got them spot on when her drew a picture of her!

Class 7 chose to make a poster in their ICT lesson to remind me how to look after a dog… in case I forgot! They even managed to find a picture of a Clumber Spaniel to stick on it.

Sixth form spent the week making ‘Trevor’ using junk modelling materials. He’s just the right size to sit next to Molly and she’s enjoying having a friend in the office. All of the pupils’ in 6th form were able to contribute towards making Trevor and were very proud to present him to me when they had finished.

Around the school I have seen lots of other art and dog themed work, and the pupils have been really good at remembering and talking about the rules when they spot Molly.

Our winner of the name the dog competition was Alfie – the dog is now called Bungle. Thank you so much for all of your support from home. We raised a total of £102 for Dogs Helping Kids which will be a massive help towards them supporting Molly and I to work in school.