Today saw the first Terra Nova live stream assembly. Terra Nova families tuned in to hear Mr Stewart talking about a number of subjects including how this extraordinary period will make better people of us all in the long run as we develop resilience, determination and patience not forgetting our infinitely improved IT skills now we can deftly navigate from live stream assemblies, google hangouts to online sports sessions!
During the assembly, Mr Stewart shared the story of Captain Tom Moore @captaintommoore, a 99 year old World War 11 veteran who set out to raise £1000 for the NHS by walking 100 laps of his garden by his 100th birthday on 30th April. Capt. Tom has already smashed this target by raising more than £7.5 million. His example of determination and resilience is truly extraordinary.
Mr Stewart encouraged the Terra Nova community to support either or all of the three initiatives borne out of or aligned to Capt Tom's remarkable story:
1) by donating to NHS Charities Together using this just giving link: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/tomswalkforthenhs
2) and / or the Terra Nova children might like to make Capt. Tom a virtual birthday card to thank him for his tremendous efforts - here are the instructions #makeacardfortom
3) Closer to home but just as important, Mr Stewart went on to encourage the Terra Nova children to draw artwork for the elderly inhabitants of Holmes Chapel. This community of people are becoming increasingly sad during lockdown as they are unable to see friends and family, are restricted in getting out and about. An idea that a friend of Terra Nova's had is that TN children may want to draw and share some beautiful pictures to hopefully spread some cheer. Please click for further information: https://www.hcpartnership.org.uk/?fbclid=IwAR33_1hdncu0hZ-kuLemxuzVgPzrFDdQ9W14yZKvdWz10SpZSckf231696c