Tuesday 1st December – Christmas Around the World.
Mr Glover welcomed the Christmas activities with an assembly explaining each day. He then went on to explaining traditions from around the world. Did you know in Japan they have KFC on Christmas day?
Wednesday 2nd December – Christmas Short Story.
During the day’s English lessons, Years 5, 6 and 7 all took part in the short story competition. As always, our pupils went above and beyond and may have started writing their own novels. Mrs Christian was amazed by all who took part, and the winner of the Christmas Short Story Competition is Freya in 6P.
Thursday 3rd December – Christmas Craft Day.
In form time, pupils designed their own decoration to take home and put on their trees. The pupils showed how creative they all are and made a lot of incredible designs.
Friday 4th December
Hunt the Nativity Character. 15 characters including Santa and Rudolf were hidden around the school. While most where found quickly, Mrs Claus showed to be a challenge for all. The determination of Y5 and Y7 especially have resulted in 3 winners. Florence and Kyra (5M) and Lucy (7S).
Monday 7th December – he Stolen Christmas Presents!
Mr Southward woke up to find all his Christmas presents stolen from under his tree. With the first clue being chewed by his puppy Koby, Mr Southward had to look for extra clues around the house. With the help of the pupils, he discovered it was Mrs Griffiths! Congratulations to 6P, 8G and 11M on helping Mr Southward discover the truth.
Tuesday 8th December – Christmas Card Day.
In form groups, pupils wrote caring messaged to those who are currently in care homes within Rainhill. We understand it has been a tough year and some of the residents in these care homes will sadly not see any family members over Christmas. We wanted to spread small amount of joy during this time and be there for everyone during a difficult time. We have 150 cards to be sent out!
Wednesday 9th December – Santa Dash.
Mr Southward took year groups on a walk of the grounds, wearing festive hats and singing Christmas songs. While all enjoyed the feeling that Christmas is here.
Thursday 10th December – Christmas Art Competition.
Once again, the pupils of Tower College could show their sense of creativity. They were tasked to draw a Christmassy scene. The pupils produced an album of festive scenes. The winner was Tharujen (6P)
Friday 11th December – Penalty Shootout.
Form groups nominated 3 pupils to take penalties against Mr Wells. He believed no one would score a single goal and oh how wrong was he! Plenty of penalties flew past Mr Wells with 9K scoring 4 out of 6 to win the overall prize.
Monday 14th December – Christmas “Tree” Decoration Competition.
In forms, pupils worked together to decorate one form member, who wore a green jumper, like a Christmas tree. Year 10, with the help from Mr Taylor took this competition to another level.
Tuesday 15th December – Christmas Quiz.
Mr Glover delivered a festive quiz to the whole school, testing both staff and pupil’s knowledge of Christmas. The most interesting round by far was figuring out which baby picture is of which staff member. Remarkably 7S got a whopping 24/31 questions right, showing they really do know their teachers.
On Wednesday and Thursday after such a turbulent year, pupils spent the afternoons together in their form groups. They ended the term in positive spirits by having a Christmas film afternoon and form party. All of the winners will be rewarded with a box of miniature Heroes to enjoy.