Maya, Bertie, Alan, Ethel and William in the limelight.
Not content with being the only pets at Varndean School and having their own Twitter account, our five pygmy goats have taken their status to a new level of late with several media appearances!
Named after our four schools (Angelou, Russell, Turing and Ellis and our Headteacher, William Deighan), Maya, Bertie, Alan, Ethel and William have melted the hearts of both staff and students alike. Now news of the positive impact of our furry friends has spread far and wide. The essence of their success at our school is the human engagement with nature they offer and the school's pastoral provision support in terms of wellbeing, mindfulness, leadership, a well-rounded holistic education and fun!
Below are some of the places they have featured, with more to come!
Did you know...you don't have to have a twitter account, our main school tweets are featured on the homepage - just click on the bird to show only tweets and the goats' own account can be found on the goats' own page on the website.
@missuswaldron Thank you and we will share your appreciation with staff - happy half term
@Shazbean1 It was joyous and so lovely to give students the opportunities that they have all missed for SO long - thank you for the appreciation - our staff will appreciate it when we share your comment with them
@slp2009 Thank you for letting us know
@seasideabbe will need to hire photographers next time - sorry not everyone could join us