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This week we are fundraising for CLIC Sargent, a children’s cancer charity. Mrs Bowker’s husband is cycling from London to Paris to raise much needed funds for the charity.
We are asking children to donate money on Friday 8th May and to wear an item of clothing or accessory using the colours red, white or blue (or all three colours) to represent the Union flag and French flag.
School will be closed for pupils on Thursday 7th May, as the building is used as a polling station.
Staff will be in school for First Aid training, Kagan (collaborative learning) training as well as looking at the new safeguarding guidelines.
Active Kids 2015
Make a real difference by supporting children to eat well, move well and live well. Just collect as many Active Kids vouchers as possible when you shop at Sainsbury’s and donate them to our school. Then we will exchange them for an exciting range of active and cooking equipment, and experiences.
Active Kids vouchers can be collected from 28 January until 5 May 2015 at all Sainsbury’s stores, petrol stations and when ordering groceries online.
One voucher is earned for every £10 spent in a single transaction at Sainsbury’s Supermarkets, and one is earned for every £5 spent in a single transaction at Sainsbury’s Locals.
World Book Day
We celebrated World Book Day by dressing up as a favourite book character. We had a parade in the hall, where winners from each class were chosen. Back in class, children then took part in a variety of book related activities.
This week we had elections for a new Student Council. Children nominated themselves to represent their class on the council. They produced a manifesto to explain why they have the skills and qualities to be a great Student Councillor. The children also produced posters and made a speech in front of their class, to persuade people to vote for them. On Thursday the children voted for a boy and girl in their class. Results were then announced on Friday during a special assembly. Well done to all the candidates who took part and congratulations to the winners.
Over the last few weeks, children in Key Stage Two have been studying William Shakespeare’s Macbeth. We invited a theatre company (Say2productions) into school to perform the play for us. This was followed by a series of workshops and performances by the children. In class we have been writing spells, creating character profiles and producing story maps. Children in Year 5 and 6 also made a character box as part of a homework project.