Visitors to the Squire’s Garden Centre in Milford have had a chance to learn about Jigsaw after the centre kindly invited us in for three days to share information about the school with interested customers and sell tickets for the Summer Grand Draw 2016.
Jigsaw pupils witnessed the final stage in a caterpillar’s life cycle when they released 30 butterflies into the air after watching them develop over several weeks in a special enclosure.
Jigsaw has set up its first School Council, giving a group of eight pupils of all ages from nine to 18 the responsibility of representing students’ views on issues ranging from the curriculum to school facilities and activities.
Jigsaw pupils hosted our good friends from Ripley Court School at the Cafe on the Park when they visited us to present a cheque for a magnificent £2,575 from their recent charity walk.
A Jigsaw supporter is planning to raise money for the school by cycling from London to Paris – on a penny farthing! Neil Melville-Rae will also self-propel across the Channel – in a kayak.
Great prizes including two nights at the Amsterdam Hilton, a framed Chelsea FC shirt signed by Dennis Wise, a Fortnum and Mason hamper and many others are on offer in Jigsaw’s Summer Grand Draw 2016.
Jigsaw School is in the running to become the Cranleigh Sainsbury’s Local Charity of the Year – and needs your vote!
The excellent Music for Autism charity has made a very welcome return visit to Jigsaw – this time represented by two members of the Boogie Monsters pop band.
Jigsaw pupils had a chance to work with creative professional designer and illustrator Vikki Gibson when she visited the school to supervise the decoration of a fibreglass cow in preparation for CowParade – the world’s biggest public art event.
Jigsaw pupils learnt about Shakespeare, Charlotte Bronte, Roald Dahl and Beatrix Potter in the run-up to the half term break as History Week focused on Literary Greats.