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Year 6 Interview with Geoff

Monday, 11 September 2017

Year 6 interviewed Geoff who was evacuated during World War 2. He told them about his experiences as an evacuee.

Guitars and Recorders Music Assembly

Tuesday, 11 July 2017

 

Mrs Browne and both the music teachers were delighted with the guitars and recorders played this morning.

The children have worked very hard all year and the proof was in an excellent performance enjoyed by all their parents.  

 

Our birds have fledged!

Tuesday, 4 July 2017

We came in yesterday to find that three of our birds had fledged over the weekend, there was just one left in the nest. Within the hour the last one flew the nest. Nursery staff found it perched, in hopefully a safe spot, away from the magpies beady eyes. Later in the morning it too had gone. We think its a Great Tit, would any bird experts out there agree?

Year 2 Favourite Fruit

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Year 2 bringing bar charts to life outside in the playground, finding out which fruit the class liked best.

Then converting themselves to a grid on the ground, using the hundred square to keep it tidy.

You can just see that grapes pipped strawberries by two!

Ugly Bug Ball

Thursday, 8 June 2017

Reception end the term with an ugly bug ball, there will be songs,dancing and games.

The children have been finding out about insects and minibeasts this term. Here are just a few of the many lovely costumes.


spider

bee

ladybird

butterfly

ant.

Ryton Pool with Year 1

Friday, 19 May 2017

We had a fabulous day for our trip to Ryton Pool yesterday, the weather was amazing.

The time of year was just perfect to see everything looking fresh and green.

Everyone had a lovely day and enjoyed all the activities: pond dipping, mud painting, frog cycle relay – just to name a few.

Year 4 Trip to Poole’s Cavern, Buxton

Friday, 12 May 2017

Year 4 visited Poole’s Cavern in Buxton on Wednesday.

The cavern was formed millions of years ago from water flowing underground through limestone creating an enormous cavern. The topic for Year 4 this term is volcanoes, and the trip was used to highlight the power of liquids flowing through the earth.

The caverns were amazing with some of the longest stalactites in the U.K.

After lunch there was a walk up to Solomon’s Temple with some stunning views of Derbyshire

Attendance W/C 2nd May

Friday, 12 May 2017

•Reception 96%
•Year 1 94%
•Year 2 98%
•Year 3 92%
•Year 4 98%
•Year 5 95%
•Year 6 100% Well done!

Average overall attendance was 96%. Good attendance achieved

A reminder that leave of absence can only be granted under exceptional circumstances. The Government are quite clear on the importance of children’s full attendance in school and Headteachers’ responsibilities in ensuring maximum attendance.

Leave of absence is judged on individual merit and circumstances judged in line with other schools in the area to ensure a consistent approach is achieved by all local schools.

Attendance WC 24th April

Tuesday, 9 May 2017

•Reception 99%
•Year 1 100% Well done!
•Year 2 98%
•Year 3 99%
•Year 4 98%
•Year 5 94%
•Year 6 96%

Average overall attendance was 98%. Very good attendance achieved

A reminder that leave of absence can only be granted under exceptional circumstances. The Government are quite clear on the importance of children’s full attendance in school and Headteachers’ responsibilities in ensuring maximum attendance.

Leave of absence is judged on individual merit and circumstances judged in line with other schools in the area to ensure a consistent approach is achieved by all local schools.

Winning Team

Wednesday, 3 May 2017

Another brilliant football match from our Year 5-6 team last night, winning 3-1 against Wolvey. Well done boys.