Avatars galore!
Jul15

Avatars galore!

This year with the children in lockdown due to Covid 19 and large gatherings prohibited, the Moving On Parade faced its biggest ever challenge. Patina was determined not to let the children down and risk having a year group that was not celebrated as part of this tradition so we encouraged the children while at home to create puppet avatars for a virtual Moving On parade. The theme was “We’re Making History ” –...

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Kids United
May07

Kids United

We asked local children from Lewes and surrounding villages if they would like to send drawings of people and things they love with messages of support for the children in our twin towns who are also in lockdown due to Covid-19. The response from our young people has been quite remarkable.  We have sent their messages to the children of Waldshut-Tiengen (Germany) and Blois (France) . Have a look – it might just make your...

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Mar31

Moving On has happened uninterrupted every year since 2002. Over 8000 young people have taken part over the years. The class of 2020 have been looking forward to their moment and there is no way we will let them down. We are re-imagining, re-engineering and re-creating Moving On in response to the  covid-19 pandemic so that this year’s youngsters can have their moment, come what may. Start as you mean to go on as they say, and...

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What a Moving On!
Jul09

What a Moving On!

The class of 2018/19 has moved on! We hope they had a fantastic time. Thank you so much to everyone who took part, helped, cheered and made Moving On 2019 such a wonderful day.  We all loved seeing the children having such a great time and being celebrated by their community as they move to secondary school. Hopefully it will be a day the kids happily remember forever. It is such a special tradition made possible by the enthusiasm and...

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Moving On 2019 Route!
Jun24

Moving On 2019 Route!

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Presentation excitement and design time fun
Jun20

Presentation excitement and design time fun

Our brilliant Michael Blencowe, storyteller extraordinaire, went with Patina artists into all our schools and told the year 6 children the most entertaining and captivating story bringing in characters from all the Moving On books, so the children could work out for themselves what was in the parade. With drama, excitement and drumming of hands on desks, we gave each school a wrapped book to open – their book for the parade, a...

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