Africa Day Celebrations

Elmhurst School for Boys

22nd November 2013

On Tuesday 12 November the whole school celebrated Africa Day, with a wide range of themed activities taking place across all year groups, including a fantastic African drumming and dance performance by Year 5.

Watch a video of Year 5’s African drumming and dance:

Reception share some of their highlights:

“I liked putting on the African costumes. Some were lions and tigers.”- RúShayne

“I liked when I did the drumming.”- Joshua

“I liked watching the drums because we got to dance.”- Nathan

“I liked painting the African masks.”- Maadhesh

“I liked dressing up like a lion because I liked roaring… ROAR!”- Mikaeel

“My favourite part was my granddad colouring my elephant mask because I liked it.”- William

“It was when we dressed up because we were all wearing nice clothes.”- Ayan

“I liked wearing my mask. I learned about Africa.”- Cyrus

“My favourite part of Africa Day is when they took the picture of us in our African clothes.” –Rishi

“I liked playing with my instrument.”- Christian

Rahul in 2D reflects on his experience of Africa Day:

“Africa day was the Tuesday 12th of November, it was extremely exciting! On Africa day a massive amount of people were dressed in African costumes and clothes. We learnt a lot on Africa day and saw lots of African things. We learnt about amazing African costumes.” - Rahul

View photos from Africa Day.

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