Head Teacher's News - Spring Term 2018

Take a look at some of the great things we have been doing at School. 

 

 

Head's News - Easter 2018

Congratulations to Year Five who presented their fabulous assembly Resurrection Rock last Friday with some spectacular solo performances.

During Holy Week the children in the Early Years and KS1 celebrated the story of Palm Sunday at Mass waving their Palms with vigour!

The KS2 children followed The Story of the Passion with The Last Supper, Jesus’ arrest and  crucifixion on Tuesday at Mass. Father Michael reminded the children that this was not the end of the story, rather it was just  the beginning and invited the children to “bring their parents”  to Church over the Easter period.

The children in Year Three invited their parents into school for their Easter Garden Exhibition. They could not help but be impressed by the standard of these beautiful and poignant pieces of work. Thank you to all the parents who helped their children with this topic at home.

The week ended on a joyful note with our Easter Bonnet Parade. As always, the hats were quite something! The children –and their teachers- paraded around the hall in a “dance off”. Miss Morris stole the show in KS2 and Miss Carr in KS1. I suspect Miss Bartley is already planning a re-match for next year!!

I would like to take this opportunity to wish you and all your family a happy and a holy Easter.

 

KS1 World Book Day - March 2018

The Infants and Nursery children had a fabulous time dressing up and showing off their outfits for World Book Day.

Head's News - February 2018

I got quite a shock when I was called to the Y6 classroom following a report that someone had been drawing on tables. However, I wasn’t cross for long once I spotted what was going on. Ms Bushi and Mrs Ward had come up with a highly engaging way of teaching angles. The children were so excited; it’s one I’m sure that they won’t forget!

We recently hosted a CPR training session with Holy Family School and members of the Parish Defib Team led by North West Ambulance Service. We have a defibrillator in school situated next to the school office in the event of an emergency in our community.

I am delighted to announce that our Eco Council are doing sterling work in the school ensuring we re-cycle paper and switch off lights and computer terminals when not in use. Thank you to Christopher’s Dad who under strict instructions designed an eco-trophy which is now presented to the winning class at Golden Book Assembly.

 We couldn’t break up for half term without Mrs Clerkin’s famous Valentine Assembly! The children looked fantastic in red. As is tradition, the Year Six children had put their names in the hat the night before if they wanted to participate in the assembly. It produced some great matches and lots of laughter. The joke, however, was on me as I was unaware that my name had been included and the lucky winner was Lewis! What a great sport he is!

Head's News - January 2018

The children have been avidly monitoring the progress of the work on the Trim Trail which unfortunately has been hampered by the snow. Nonetheless, I have been assured that the work should be completed by Friday. The children are so excited and just can’t wait to get on it !

I am delighted to be able to report that Ms Murtin has established our first ever Eco Council. Our “Dream Team, Green Team” will be looking at ways that we can save energy and protect our planet for future generations. More news on this to follow soon!

I was invited to be a witness for the prosecution this morning in Year Two where The Big Bad Wolf was on trial accused of blowing down the house of the Three Little Pigs and attempting to eat Little Red Riding Hood! The rule of law was followed and justice seen to be done. Despite putting together a good defence claiming it was all a misunderstanding, the jury sentenced him to prison for 25 years.(with no ice cream for two weeks!)

Our after school clubs are up and running again this term they include: badminton, handball, netball, gymnastics and football.

Always Badge Awards - January 2018

This week, we have celebrated all those children who wear their always badges with pride everyday!

Our Always Children have been rewarded with Clerkin's Cuppa, ICT and Ipad Club!

Watch this space for more Always Treats!