Lots to do this half term….
Head Teacher’s Message
Dear Parents and Carers,
It was lovely to see everyone back in school on Monday safe and well. From listening to the children it sounds as if everyone had a good half term.
We had a super treat just before half term when Class 3 shared their Class Assembly with us just before half term. We certainly have some talented actors in our school and I am hoping they will perform an end of year production before they move to their new schools.
World Book Day is next week and I have been hearing about some great boxes which I know are in the making. We are really looking forward to seeing them in school next Thursday. In addition to our story boxes we are going to be having a whole school paired reading session and a Book Swop session on Thursday. See below for further details about the Book Swop.
I know it is only February but we are also starting to think about getting the swimming pool ready for the Summer. The committee would like to hear from anyone who is interested in helping to maintain the pool. Many hands make light work! This could be a spot of weeding, sweeping up leaves, painting fences, testing the water or anything else you can think of! If you are interested in getting involved then please have a chat to Lucy Middlecote, Sarah Garbutt-Griffiths, Catherine Lumb or myself for further information. Any help no matter how small is always gratefully received.
As you can see from the diary dates for this term we have a lot to pack into the next 6 weeks – it looks really exciting!
Have a lovely weekend.
World Book Day Book Swop
This is an opportunity where your child can bring to school a book that they have finished reading and swop it for another book. The book needs to be a book that they have recently read that they can swop with another child of similar ability or interest. If they don’t find a book that they want then they can take their book home with them. Bring your book in on Thursday!
Monday Toddler Group
It was lovely to welcome the Monday Toddler Group, which used to be in the Village Hall, into school this week. From now on they will now be meeting in our school and had a great time in the hall, on the field and on the playground. If you know of anyone who might like to join them, please pass on our details – every Monday 9.30am – 11.30am. All Welcome!
Class One News
In Class 1 we have made a rainbow fish and we have seagulls and a lighthouse in our class. We have been reading the story of ‘The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch.’ In Maths we have been taking away numbers and we have been learning about rhyming. We have been very busy!
Sienna Warwick and Amelia Taylor
Class Two News
In our topic we have been a Celt by spinning and weaving and drawing round houses. We also used fruit and vegetables to make dyes. In maths we have done some fraction work.
Class Three News
This week in Class Three Year 4 and 5 went to see Bugsy Malone at Newent Community School and Bugsy actually looked like a gangster. There were lots of cool actions like punching and dancing and falling and there were lots of splurge guns but lots of love.
By Jimmy Brierley
Yesterday Year 5 went with Mrs Smith to Change 4 Life Champions Leadership course. There were a lot of Year 5 and 6 from other local schools. We also had a brilliant time at Bugsy Malone at Newent Secondary School. As you can see we have had a very busy week!
By Esme Grange
Bobby Harrod for trying hard in writing activities
Sky Taylor for playing nicely with others in class
Jack Bisco for working hard with his handwriting
Haydee Lake for great effort when reading
Archie Hall for quick maths work.
Ten Smiley Faces
Ava May Evans
Lily James – for good use of questions in a story
Chloe Meadows – for super reading
Stanley Grange – for great work on Shackleton’s journey
Tom Sadler – for Dark Yellow number crunchies
Erinna Pumfrey – for work on fractions
Arthur Warner – for being a supportive partner
Stars of the Week
Elizabeth Skene – Bronze4 and Silver 4
Beth Cooper – Gold 6
Hannah Lumb – Bronze 1
Casey Winders – Bronze 3
Beca James – Bronze 1
Oliver Warner – Gold 4
Pupil of the Week
It was lovely to see you all back working hard after a restful half term. Mrs Smith.