Shorts and Shades

Shorts and Shades is taking place this Wednesday 24th May for Senior School and Thursday 25th May for Primary. There will be candy floss, ice-cream and juice provided by the PTG. These are non uniform days for the primary and senior school. There is no need to send in 10 riyals as the event is provided for by the PTG. Thanks.

Sir Mark Rylance Virtual Visit to DBGS

Sir Mark Rylance will be visiting the school on May 29 between 11.00 and 12.15 (in the DBGS Drama Studio/ rm. 2) when he will take questions from students, staff and parents covering a range of topics.
Sir Mark Rylance, recently knighted in the Queen’s birthday honours list, is most recognised for his role as the BFG in ‘The BFG’. He is regarded as one of the finest actors of his generation, who has played almost all of the great Shakespearean roles (including some of the great female roles!). He has won critical acclaim for his film and television performances [Oscar and BAFTA Best Supporting Actor ‘Bridge of Spies’; Best TV Actor for ‘Wolf Hall’  and ‘The Government Inspector’], along with critical acclaim for his theatre work [Olivier and Tony Best Actor for ‘Jerusalem’, and ‘Boeing Boeing’).
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Year 5 Viking Adventures

Year 5 were treated to a lesson delivered by their students on the myths and legends and gods and religion the vikings believed in.
The group produced their own PowerPoint presentation and then gave the rest of the class time to draw and find out facts about the three main gods.

Having designed their own Viking shields in DT and crafted their own Viking helmets in art, 5 Yellow went around the school raiding various classrooms for goods, including holding Mr Bolton and Miss Gladys to ransom and making off with a few bags of sweets they plundered from the headmaster’s draw.’

 

Early Years Fruit-full Thank You

Early Years children gathered on Thursday in order to say a special thank you to our workers who have transformed the Early Years playground from a plain site into an amazing and colourful play area. The current playground is enjoyed by children and teachers alike. The photos of the site both before and after works were completed were shown, and the children chose healthy baskets of fruit to express their gratitude to the team of fantastic workers. Thank you so much for the amazing work, and well done children for opting for such a healthy present.

Primary Student Council Pyjama Day

The Primary Student Council is hosting a Pyjama Day on Thursday 18th of May. This is for pupils from Rainbows through to Year 6. Children can attend school on this day dressed in their pyjamas and hand in a 10 SAR donation to their class teachers on the day. Thank you for your contribution.

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