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Balladen Badges

What is it?

Balladen Badges is inspired by the idea of badge work found in the Cubs,  Scouts, Brownies etc.  We recognise the motivation this can give to children and have adapted the system for use in our school.  Children elect to work towards a particular badge (it is a voluntary scheme) and on completion have their work checked.  The children will receive their badge  from the Headteacher in assembly.  It is expected that parents may wish to help their children complete their work satisfactorily, indeed we see this as one of the advantages of the scheme.

 

Why do It ?

  • The scheme will make children feel better about themselves and their learning.
  • The scheme will help highlight the talents and qualities of our children.
  • The scheme will broaden the children's experiences in both curriculum subjects and other areas.
  • The scheme will help develop positive relationships with parents.

 

Which badges can I work for?

Your tasks will vary depending on which year you are in.  You will complete either the infant, lower junior or upper junior badge for the following areas:

Animal Lover (Mrs Winstanley)
Bookworm (Mrs Rushton)
Cookery (TBC)
Gardening (Mrs Schofield)
Helping Hands (Mrs Hopkins)
Lego Quest (Mr Askew)

(The name in brackets shows the member of staff that will be marking your work)

How do I do it?

 

Collect your badge booklet from the Balladen Badge display in school or print the booklet off from our school website.  When you have completed the tasks, take it into class or hand it into the office.
Wait to receive your Balladen Badge in Friday celebration assembly.

 

Good luck!

Download Badge Booklet PDF
(to view downloaded booklets you will need Adobe Reader. You can get it here-http://www.adobe.com/go/getreader  )

(To print a double-sided booklet after you’ve download it remember to flip the page on the short side and use landscape mode in printer settings)

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