Welcome back to school after your Christmas break! I hope that you have all had a lovely Christmas and some well earned rest!
What an absolutely AWESOME start to the new year and term Year 6 have had! We started with a thrilling growth mindset day, where the children had to design and create areoplanes. Then re-design and make minor improvements to see if they could get them to fly more successfully. On the next day we then had our WOW day, where 'The Baboon on the Moon' was introduced and as a result each pupil designed and created a sock puppet to keep the baboon company. These were fabulous and the class took so much time and dedication to learn to sew to make their sock puppets - I was so impressed with everyone's attitude and the final outcome!
Hello and Welcome to 6LB. In Year 6 we are incredibly lucky to have some amazing adults working with us: Miss Beet, Miss Martin, Mrs Argent and Mrs Taylor as well as Miss Gent on a Friday. This year will be totally awesome and to kick off the Autumn term we will be finding out about the Ancient Egyptians. Already, the children have investigated the process of mummification and have been lucky enough to experience what it would be like to handle organs removed from the body.
P.E. will be on a Wednesday afternoon at Joseph Whitaker, this will act as part of our transition ready for secondary.
It is vital that we remember our yellow T-Shirts, shorts and trainers each week.
Year 6 is a very important year, not only with our prefect roles to master but with our SATs in May too. Therefore it is essential that we are in school and ready to learn from 8.50am as we have lots to get done.
We are incredibly excited about this year and we hope that this will be the best yet!
Thank you very much to all the parents, staff and governors that ran in the Robin Hood mini-marathon this year. Your support for the school is really appreciated.
The whole school enjoyed our Doodle Day on Wednesday 29th March. Hare are some the class and overall winning doodles.
During Thank Your Vicar Week, just over £150 was raised on Wednesday for St. Luke’s charity who look after vicar’s well being.
Egg Roll Winner: Joel H, Ashlee L, Oliver R, Louis K, Evan B, Alice M, James W, Lucas S, Thomas R, Matthew H, Harry P, Natalie S, Lily S, Tayla-Jae B and Isabelle B.
On Monday and Tuesday the children had fun taking their shots against the inflatable goal helping to raise money for the school.
We are delighted and extremely proud to report that the school received an ‘OUTSTANDING’ Church School Inspection report. This is a credit to everyone at the school including staff, children,parents and governors.
On Wednesday 14th December, the whole school took part in an Art day based around the Nativity story. Each year group worked on pieces of Art, representing a certain part of the story of Jesus' birth. Everyone had lots of fun and the Art work was fantastic!
Mr Ian Griffiths from the Southwell Diocese joined us for our Achievement Assembly today to present the school with its award for being an ’Outstanding’ Church School. We were also joined by Governors, including Rev. Chris Rattenberry, who have supported the school in achieving this award.
Congratulations to the boys’ football team who won the Kirkby and District SFA this season. They played brilliantly as a team and won the majority of their matches by a significant number of goals. They received a trophy in recognition of their achievements which was presented in whole school assembly by Mr Dawes. Thank you to Mr Dawes for training them.
Thank you to all the children who took part in our New School Prayer Competition. The prayers were all beautiful and it was obvious how much thought and care had gone into writing them all. Congratulations to Sophie T who was the overall winner with this, our new school prayer:
The children have enjoyed learning about different countries including: Greece, France and Italy as well as tasting food from these countries.
The school has decided to reduce the number of Christian Values which we live by in school each day to five. These are God is Good, Wisdom, Hope, Community and Dignity and can be seen on the hand above.
Thank you for sending the children to school in some amazing outfits! It was very difficult to pick the winning outfits however the winners!
Today we welcomed tony Porter, Bishop of Sherwood, to the school. He visited as part of his ‘’Seed Scattering’ weekend in the Parish. His aim is to spread the Christian faith.
Congratulations to our newly elected School Council Representatives!
The annual Easter Egg roll took place on Monday amidst much egg-citement! The winning child from each class with the furthest roll won an Easter egg, as did the winning teacher from each Keystage. Congratulations to the winners.
The children from KS1 and KS2 enjoying watching pantomimes on Tuesday 15th December.
Thank you to all of the parents who attended the Sing Up event at Joseph Whitaker this week.
The school will now adhere to the Nottinghamshire Code of Conduct for Penalty notices which covers two main areas: persistent absence and holidays during term time. Penalty notices may be issued for absences/holidays which meet the criteria set out in the Code of Conduct. Please refer to the letter and the Absence Policy on the School holiday Dates or Policies and Procedures page of the website for details.
A huge thanks to all of the children who were absolutely fabulous at both sports days this year.
Paralympic athlete David Hill visited school on Monday 29th February to encourage the children in their sponsored sports event. He also gave an inspirational talk in assembly about being the best you can be!
We all enjoyed celebrating World Book Day by dressing up as out favourite characters and sharing books with our parents, family and friends.
I would like to thank the pupils, teachers and support staff for treating their audiences to brilliant performances of "What a Knight!" last Thursday and Friday. The Year 5 children performed with such confidence, delivering their lines clearly and eloquently, with some great comic timing too.
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The children had a great day dressed in their sports gear/something red. Everyone took part in a World Record Attempt, dancing along to the Superman dance in the hall - it was great to see the children having so much fun. Each class then took part in a short sporting activity, run by Mr McBride. Thank you to all of the children for participating and for the donations we received which we will make sure reach Sports Relief.
Two incredibly special assemblies were held this week to recognise and reward the children that were picked from their class for demonstrating an excellent Growth Mindset. People with a Growth Mindset believe anyone can be good at anything, because your abilities are entirely due to your actions and if you persevere and work hard, you will achieve.
Parents, children and staff had fun in the Robin Hood Mini-Marathon, all representing our school.