Mrs Trew and her Year 5 children led an X-factor style Harvest Assembly, in which each class performed a harvest song and were then subjected to a range of comments and feedback from the 'judges' - some reasonable and some less so. At the end, all the children joined together in singing a rousing finale.
It was fun, but underneath there was a serious message about what it means to have enough to eat. A collection of food was donated to Jimmy's Night Shelter, to underline the point that some of us are less fortunate than others, and that we should do all we can to help others in need.
[One of the recent additions to the TA's guide to professional development is the ability to hold an electronic tablet above one's head, with arms fully extended, whilst remaining on tip-toes, for no less than three minutes without shaking, gasping or fainting. As you will see from the quality of the photographs and video recordings (when I get hold of them) I still have plenty of work to do to achieve this objective.]