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  • General

    • Topic 1


      Chinese New Year

      Chinese New Year, or the Spring Festival, is the most important celebration observed in China, with cultural and historic significance. The festival signals the beginning of spring, and the start of a new year according to the Chinese lunar calendar.

      We would love to know how you celebrate Chinese New Year in your family and understand what this festival means to you. Please click the Padlet link below to upload a video, picture or photo explaining how you celebrate. 

      • Topic 2


        Hanukkah

        Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights, is a Jewish festival that is celebrated around the world by families. 

        Please click the Padlet icon below to upload a video, picture or photo onto our Hanukkah Padlet explaining how you celebrate at home with your family.


        We look forward to you sharing your celebration with us.

         O Hanukkah

        • Topic 3


          Box of Hope

          Once again the Glenealy community came together to support the Box of Hope charity. This is an annual event supporting the project aimed at providing useful gifts to underprivileged children across Asia.  

          Here is the link to the official website If you need more information about the Box of Hope charity ( link.

          Click here to see more photos of the children bringing in their boxes. Thanks for the 238 boxes that we recieved and thanks again for your generosity and support. 

          • Topic 4


            Diwali

            Diwali is celebrated differently in different cultures across India and worldwide. People from different communities and regions observe Diwali in their own unique ways.  We would love to know how you celebrate Diwali in your family or to understand what Diwali means to you. 

            Please click the Padlet icon below to upload a video, picture or photo onto our Diwali Padlet explaining how you celebrate the Festival of light. We look forward to you sharing your celebration with us.



             Click here to watch a fantastic video created by our PTA and Glenealy parents all about the story of Diwali and its traditions. 

             Here is a presentation all about Diwali made by Lakshmi Samaga.

             Well done to all Year groups who participated in a variety of Diwali engagements last week.  Have a look at all the wonderful videos and photos here.  LINK > 

             Click here to see a video of some of the learning that took place during Diwali. 

            • Topic 5


              Redress

              Well done to all of the children and families who have contributed their unwanted clothes to the Redress Charity during the month of October. We have filled 5 boxes with clothing that will be donated to this worthwhile cause. Look at some of the Redress action and activities that our children have engaged with by clicking on this LINK >

              • Topic 6


                Mid-Autumn Festival

                Earlier this year, we invited families to tell us what Mid-Autumn Festival means to them by sharing their thoughts and ideas on the Padlet below.

                Thank you to everyone who participated!