Posted on: 11/10/2022
Winsham Primary School Welcome's Noodles Ice Cream Van
Winsham Primary School’s inside scoop!
The children of Winsham Primary School (part of The Redstart Learning Partnership) were fortunate in having been chosen to receive free ice cream from Noodles ice cream van. Noodles ice cream was kind enough to attend the primary school to serve up delicious frozen sweet treats for all the children.
At Winsham Primary, we like all of our experiences to have a learning focus and this visit linked well with the 'big question' of the week which was 'How does sharing food bind a community together?'. There was lots of discussion in classes about those who are less fortunate than others, about shared celebratory meals and, of course, about the Harvest festival.
The children in KS1, who have also been thinking about village life, wrote letters to the villagers who run the community shop, thanking them for bringing the shop to the community and for providing local produce to share. The children also made them chocolate cakes! The kind ice cream man was given a poem from KS2, pictures from pre-school and, of course, chocolate cakes to share. As we all stood in the autumn sunshine enjoying our ice creams. It was ‘sweet, cold and creamy with a chance of sprinkles!’
As we continue into the school year, we are hoping to build some raised beds in our forest school area in which to grow fruit and vegetables to share with our community. Any help regarding materials and time will be gratefully received - please contact the school office if you are able to do so.
Emma Johns, Head of School said “It was fantastic to be chosen by Noodles. We would like to thank them for their kind generosity and for offering such a special experience to the children. It was a great way to link this activity with the children’s learning and the community including the local shop. We are really looking forward to starting to build the raised beds and to enjoy the fruits of the children’s labour!”