Thursday, 17 December 2015

Week beginning 14.12.15

It has been a fun-filled final week in school!

On Monday it was the Brass concert. All of the children were super stars and helped to get us into the Christmas spirit with some festive tunes.
In RE we have been learning about the significance of Christingles and on Tuesday morning the children made their own. They then took part in a fun run, wearing their Santa hats to raise money for school council. In the afternoon, 4 acts from each class represented their house in our annual talent show. There was lots of variety, from singers to dancers to magicians to musicians! The judges decided that all houses put on an equally impressive display and therefore were all joint winners.

On Wednesday the children enjoyed a whole school Christmas lunch with turkey and all the trimmings!

On Thursday morning the house and vice captains choreographed and taught a routine to the rest of KS2 for the annual 'KS2 Dance off'. The house and vice captains did a fantastic job of organising this and everybody in year 4 was able to pick up the routine quickly and perform it to the rest of the school. In the afternoon the children enjoyed their class party very much. It was an energetic afternoon filled with food, games and dancing! Thank you to all of you for contributing towards the food and drink and to Mrs O' Mahony for organising it all.

I hope you and your family all have a wonderful Christmas. Thank you so much for all of your lovely cards and gifts, you have been so generous. I look forward to another successful Spring term!

Friday, 11 December 2015

Week beginning 11.12.15

It is very busy in school as we count down to the Christmas holidays!

On Tuesday the children took part in a reconciliation service led by Father Michael, with some children opting to go to confession afterwards. It was a lovely service and the children read and sang beautifully.

On Wednesday the children took part in a French morning. Mrs Luckhurst led an assembly where the children learnt all about what France is famous for. They then made French Christmas cards, built French structures from spaghetti and marshmallows and had croissants to eat! In the afternoon the children finished sewing their 'Make do and Mend' purses. Thank you to those parents who came in to help-it was much appreciated!

On Friday afternoon one child from each class took part in a very tense spelling bee! Jack represented 4D and did a marvellous job, coming joint second to Isabelle in year 6. The class did a wonderful job of encouraging and supporting him and we were all very proud of him.

It is another busy week in school next week with a Brass concert on Monday, Santa fun run and Strictly Xfactor on Tuesday, Christmas lunch on Wednesday, KS2 Dance off on Thursday and a 2:15pm finish on Friday!