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Wearing slippers improves learning!

As part of our Lenten fundraising, the KS1 classes will be wearing slippers for the whole week culminating with a pyjama day on Friday 24th March. The children have sponsor forms and hope to beat last year's total.


Although wearing slippers is a bit of fun in the run up to Comic Relief, there is some research which suggests that they may have a positive impact on children's learning. Although it will be a challenge to assess how it has impacted on the children's learning in KS1, we will be asking teachers, children and parents for their thoughts after the week is over.


If you would like to read more about Shoeless Learning Spaces, please visit the website of Professor Stephen Heppell