Bear Blog

Meeting some new pupils

Posted by Jennifer Beresford, 03/07/2019 Alex has enjoyed meeting a new class at Hadrian Park today. These pupils are aged 6 and 7 and have spent time with their new teacher for September.

Welcome to Hadrian Park

Posted by Jennifer Beresford, 28/06/2019 Willkommen Alex!!! We are very pleased to welcome Alex to our school for the next few weeks. He has had fun meeting the Hadrian Park teddy bear and seeing our pupils enjoying their school dinners in our school hall.

Schwimmen macht Spass!

Posted by Jennifer Beresford, 28/06/2019 Alex joined our Year 3 pupils on their swimming lesson. It was very hot inside the swimming pool but he had lots of fun watching the pupils working hard to improve their swimming skills.

Ben‘s school trip

Posted by Sandra Mutschler, 27/06/2019 Today we took Ben to a school trip to the theatre in Konstanz. The play was called „Sagt der Walfisch zum Thunfisch“ and it was a modern story about Noah‘s Ark. We were all looking carefully after Ben and made sure he had enough sun protection. (It is very hot… Read more »


Posted by Karen Atkinson, 23/06/2019 Today Alex taught us some German Summer words.We learned how to say sandcastle, beach, sea and Summer in German.We drew some beach scenes and labelled them in German and said what they were. Later this week before Alex goes back to Germany we are having a teddy bear picnic and… Read more »

Getting to know the school

Posted by Konstanze Hartmann, 19/06/2019 Today we took Ben round our school. He got to know our school with all the classrooms and the schoolyard. We had a lot of fun. Also Ben got to know our bears and we told Ben about our families.

Hello Ben – welcome at our school

Posted by Konstanze Hartmann, 17/06/2019 Today we met Ben for the first time and gave him a very warm welcome. We listened to his story and told him our names and also where we are from. We looked at a map of the world to find out about his way to Germany.

Alex meet Alex!

Posted by Kerstin Saye, 13/06/2019 Here are our pupils sizing up the bears and Alex meet your name sake Alex!

Making friends!

Posted by Kerstin Saye, 13/06/2019 Our class bear ‘Waffles’ absolutely delighted to find a fellow bear to hang out with and to learn from! A ‘beary’ cultural exchange!

A Welsh welcome for Alex the Bear!

Posted by Kerstin Saye, 13/06/2019 There was great excitement last week when a big, red box arrived to our Year 4 class in Pendoylan. We were all wondering what was in it? What a surprise to us when we saw our German friend Alex popping out of the box!

German minibooks

Posted by Karen Atkinson, 13/06/2019 Hi, we are very pleased to have Alex in our school. The children have practised saying their name, where they come from and some family members. Here is a photo of some mini books we have made.