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Harvest Festival 2022

On Tuesday 11th October, we held our Harvest Festival. It was planned and delivered by our Worship Committee and this was the first time they had done this independently. They did an excellent job of explaining why we celebrate harvest and gave us some 'I wonder...' questions that we could think about for the rest of the day.

Thank you so much for your generous contributions. All food collected will be going to the Leeds North West Food Bank. As part of the fantastic display, each child in school wrote something they were thankful for on a leaf. 

We began our worship with musical accompaniment provided by choir. They sang 'Autumn Days' beautifully as everyone entered the hall. This was the first time they had performed to an audience and they did it like professionals!

During the worship, we also had performances from Reception and Year 4. Reception sang 'I can sing a rainbow' adorned with handmade vegetable hats in all the colours. Year 4 performed a song on ukuleles, after just 5 weeks of teaching. Their song was called 'I like to eat' and everyone was able to join in with the words. 

SCHOOLS TAKE OVER JUNIOR WARRIOR ONCE AGAIN IN 2022

On Thursday, ASJ and many other schools, took part in the 2022 Junior Warrior event at Bramham Park. As detailed in the map above, it was a 3km obstacle course. We were blessed with perfect weather, ideal for when the children had to immerse themselves in mud and water on the course, which happened a lot. The obstacles involved running, climbing, jumping, wading, crawling and scrambling under, over and through various obstacles (most involving mud or water) and ended with a giant water slide down the hill. To say the children enjoyed it would be an understatement. Their reactions varied from shouts of horror to squeals of delight to sighs of exhaustion and satisfaction at completing the gruelling but fun course.

AMAZING SCENES  FROM THE WATERSLIDE.

IT WAS SUPER MUDDY!!!

The photo of Compassion

Compassion literally means “to suffer together.” It is defined as the feeling that arises when you are confronted with another's suffering and feel motivated to relieve that suffering.

This photo sums up our school ethos of love, support, succeed and serve. As well as our current Christian value of Compassion.