An early achievement assembly took place this morning before the hall became too hot! Here are some of our wonderful award winners, winning prizes for achievement, behaviour and kindness – well done!
Sports Day today was the usual wonderful (and superbly organised) event and this year we were able to welcome parents back! Well done to the amazing team spirit and healthy competition of the children!
KS2 National Literacy Programme afternoon
KS2 pupils had a fabulous afternoon as part of the Young Readers Programme with the National Literacy Trust. We received our third and final free book and also made a bookmark. We joined in with the totally amazing Paul Cookson and his poetry (with so much laughter!) and also wrote class poems with him!!
Platinum Jubilee street party and picnic
We loved our Platinum Jubilee Celebration street party lunch and picnic. We also were so happy to receive our commemorative book!
Whole school Platinum Jubilee Celebrations
For our Platinum Jubilee Celebration we had such a wonderful time playing traditional games on the school field, dressed in red, white and blue! We then sang the national anthem to celebrate the queen’s reign of 70 years!
Year 5 – Our Futures project
Year 5 loved taking part in a robotics challenge led by the ‘Our Futures’ team, programming robots to make their way through a maze. We were trying to get the hoop and the ball in the target triangles!
Award winner for Spring Term
An enormous well done to our achievement, behaviour and kindness award winners for Spring Term. We are very proud of you!
Always Award – Glow in the Dark Dodgeball!
Another choice for Glow in the dark dodgeball sessions for the end of term Always Award, rewarding the children who ALWAYS do the right thing! We had so much fun!
Year 4 Great Orchestra Experiment
Year 4 absolutely loved taking part in the Great Orchestra Experience this week at Nottingham Albert Hall. What a wonderful experience! Thanks so much as always to Nottingham Music Hub
EYC Bear Hunt and exhibition
Today, EYC invited all of our parents to watch EYC’S exhibition. Our EYC choir sang some bear songs and then the parents joined us for a bear hunt. We went through the long wavy grass, squelched in the thick oozy mud, splashed through the cold wet river, had a stumble trip through the forest, braved a swirling whirling snowstorm then tip toed to the cave, where we found a bear!!! It was such a beautiful day.
Year 5 Area Band
HUGELY proud of our Year 5 pupils who took part in the March Area Band performance tonight with the amazing Nottingham Music Hub! Well done to all the children and music hub staff for putting on such a great show.
Sunflowers of peace, love and hope
We chose sunflowers, the national flowers of Ukraine, to write messages of peace, hope and love for all the victims of war in this world and enable the children to express themselves if they wanted.
Ukranian crisis donations
We are humbled by how kind our community has been and how everyone has come together to give donations to the people of Ukraine. Thank you everyone – by tomorrow, this will all be on its way to some of those who urgently need it ❤️🧡💛
The Red Tree
The children reacted so thoughtfully and creatively to the story of ‘The Red Tree’ and the virtual production by Red Earth Theatre as part of National Storytelling Week. The display is now up in our entrance hall to celebrate their responses and it is very beautiful.
Class 3 have just been lucky enough to have our name pulled out of the hat to win 30 new books with a well-being theme! We look forward to receiving them from Nottingham City Library!
Rainbow Reading Initiative
Well done to our pupils who have completed another bookmark in our rainbow reading initiative by reading 30 times! They chose their prize and are keen to fill the next colour of bookmark!
Spring Term Always Award
Children loved the archery sessions for their Always Award. Well done for such great behaviour this half-term!
Safer Internet day
It’s Safer Internet Day today (Tuesday 8th February) and the children have had important key stage assemblies today to discuss the theme ‘Exploring Respect and Relationships Online’ to remind them of key iss
Year 4 with Nottingham Music Hub
Year 4 had a fabulous session today with Nottingham Music Hub, with flute and guitar players showcasing their new learning to each other so confidently. Well done everybody!
National Storytelling Week book sale
As part of our celebration of National Storytelling Week we had a second-hand book sale and the children loved browsing and choosing books to take home to read.
World Hijab Day
Happy World Hijab Day! It has been lovely to have our children celebrating today, including joining in a focused assembly, wearing hijabs and listening to stories.
Year 1 make delicious sandwiches!
Class 1 have been learning about what instructions are and why we need them. We wrote our own set of instructions to make a sandwich. We followed our instructions so well to make delicious sandwiches!
House Team challenge design winners
School Parliament and House captains had the tricky task of choosing the winners of the house team challenge – to design the inside of one of our beach huts! There were so many entries and they chose winners or runners up from each class. We will now use elements from the nine winning designs to create amazing beach hut spaces! Pupil leadership is so strong!
KS1 Achievement, Behaviour and Kindness winners
Congratulations to our KS1 achievement, behaviour and kindness winners of Autumn Term 2021 – you should be very proud of your teachers’ positive comments about your amazing attitudes and achievements!
Christingle at St Peter’s Church
What a lovely morning attending a Christingle service especially for our school at St Peter’s Church in Radford. Huge thanks to all at St Peter’s for our warm welcome and special service – and for the Christingle for everyone! It has been a long time since we visited the church due to the pandemic, so it was great to go back!
Environment Week showcase assembly
A huge well done to all our classes, who presented their learning to the rest of the school in our Environment Week showcase assembly – wow! You really know so much and understand the importance of making a difference to our world!
Lilian Greenwood’s Christmas card competition
Well done to all of the children who were recognised by Lilian Greenwood MP for their highly commended entries in her Christmas card competition – and of course to the overall runner up!
Area Band perform at the Albert Hall
Some of our Area Band members had an amazing time yesterday at the Albert Hall, recording for ‘Christmas in the City’ with Nottingham Music Hub and other local schools. The music that was made was simply magic! Thank you to all at the Music Hub for their fabulous commitment to our children.
We had a very special remembrance service this morning. Everyone made a poppy and we planted these in our memorial garden as a tribute. Many thanks to Lilian Greenwood MP for taking the time to join us.