Records were broken as the Jigsaw Run attracted 410 entrants with five of the runners even beating the course record set last year! The 10k saw Christopher Peck of Waverley Harriers finish in 33:31 – nearly a minute faster than last year’s winner – closely pursued by four others inside last year’s record. The first woman […]
A day of educational fun saw Jigsaw raise nearly £300 for Children In Need 2017. Pupils learnt about issues faced by many disadvantaged children across the UK, and challenged themselves with activities ranging from an obstacle course to selling cakes.
The Cranleigh Christmas tree – chosen by Jigsaw pupils – was lit up at the village’s annual Christmas Lights Switch-On event, with Jigsaw taking part in the fun as our volunteers circulated with collecting buckets.
We are already starting to think about Christmas and have gathered together a wide selection of imaginative, fun and challenging games, toys and books suitable for Jigsaw School pupils and the adults we support at JigsawPlus.
Our good friends at Allianz Insurance were back at Jigsaw with their paint brushes over half-term – and as well as giving up a day to decorate the school corridors they helped boost the confidence of one of our Jigsaw Plus adults.
Jigsaw is adding to its support and resources for families of children at the school by introducing a series of workshops for parents of newer pupils. The new Parent Education Programme recently held the first workshop, which focused on the importance of collaborative and close working between school and home.
Pupils have been thinking about how our individual human traits make us “all different, all equal” – the theme of this year’s Anti-Bullying Week – through a range of positive educational activities focusing on friendship. We looked especially at how those traits should be recognised as a valuable part of who we are as individuals.