Journal

Twixmas 2023 Round up

Twixmas 2023 Round up

On behalf of Team Bushbells, I just want to thank you so much for all your support this year. It means a huge amount to us.  I’ve attempted a poet...
School is OUT!

School is OUT!

    Yes! It's official! Bluebells school broke up at the end of last week, and the day was marked with much dancing, singing, cake eating and ...
Enoch

Enoch

  I've never met a man called ENOCH before I met 'our Enoch'. It's a strong sounding name and I've looked up the meaning -  dedicated, trained and...
Summer Stories

Summer Stories

  Don't you find with the lazy summer afternoons - it's easy to get lulled into a gentle passing of time.  SO why fight it!  Despite rather ...
My Little Zen for Schools

My Little Zen for Schools

More connections! More thanks ! And this time to Luke – who  has been volunteering at the school for 6 weeks and he has two more weeks still to go....
Ex Oriente Salis

Ex Oriente Salis

Brush up your latin!  As you well know, Ex Oriente Salis means ‘safety’ or ‘health from the east’.  And academic quality, health and breadth of cha...
Volunteers zest and their help with KWEST

Volunteers zest and their help with KWEST

We LOVE our volunteers and they always bring so much  ‘added value’ to the strict learning-by-rote curriculum, which exists, due to the limited res...
Holidays and New Builds Away!

Holidays and New Builds Away!

The two month’s holiday break over Christmas and the New Year is a perfect time for the school to take stock and break from their busy schedule.  I...
Big dreams - 2022 wrapped up

Big dreams - 2022 wrapped up

2022 has been a year of smiles, my parent’s platinum anniversary and joyous tears, To the loss of our great Queen and I am sure many inward fears ...
Ten Green Bottles

Ten Green Bottles

With the school now  closed until the 23rd January – it’s a good time to build and repair.    The wish list this year included putting in proper wi...
Let them eat cake!

Let them eat cake!

We’ve got the Egyptians to thank for the tradition and the Greeks for the cake. The birthday tradition dates back to the ancient Egyptians, who be...
Wrap your wrist if it’s by shopping you persist?

Wrap your wrist if it’s by shopping you persist?

I have a confession to make! I don’t like shopping and so it’s something of a paradox to me, to persuade you to ‘buy Bushbells’. For any newcomer...