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Snapchat information 06.07.17

Some of our parents (and staff) may well use Snapchat.  In some families there will be older teens also that do.   Just to make you aware of a new feature which tracks your location fairly precisely.  Obviously this could leave young people or adults at risk of being followed, met etc.

Please click here for more info from the BBC. 

Netball/Basketball Club 05.07.17

We have a small number of places available for Basketball/Netball club in the Autumn Term for children with Mr Mills.   If you would like to know more or book your place, please contact the school office as soon as possible.

RB Forest School Blog! 29.06.17

Today RP did lots of team work at Forest School. The worked as a big team to help Mrs MacKinnon make a shelter to protect them from the rain, they worked as a team to collect sticks for the campfire and huddled close under the shelter to keep warm and dry whist the snacks cooked on the campfire. RP sampled toast and Marshmallows cooked outside on the fire. The verdict.....delicious!

Year 4 Leaver's Hoody 26.06.17

The Year 4 Leaver's Hoodies have arrived, ordered by Mrs Evans.   I hope parents are pleased with them, having seen one, I think they look fab!   Should any parents wish to have their child's initials printed on the front of the hoody please go along to Bradsports, where you can do at a cost of £2.    Any parents who wish to order one, but didn't originally, can go along to Bradsports and order should they wish to.

Children who have purchased a hoody may wear them to school on the last day of term, should they wish to.   In addition to this any children who wish to have shirts signed should also do so on the last day of term, by bringing a spare shirt to school (not the one that they are wearing) as well as a suitable pen. 

 

 
 

County Cross Country Champions! 26.06.17

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Brilliant Beaver! 26.06.17

Well done to Daniel who was awarded this weekend with a top beaver bronze award at a county event.  Doesn't he look smart in his uniform!

Well done Lily-May! 26.06.17

A big well done to Lily-May on completing her dance exams!   Look at that big smile!   We are very proud of you Lily -May!

Dates for Year 4 Parents 23.06.17

Please see attached, paper copy to follow.

Please select a file to download:
Download this file (Year 4 leavers calendar.doc)Year 4 Leavers Events

Cross Country Champions Once Again! 23.06.17

A huge well done to our Year 4 boy's cross country team on their win at the County Finals today at Keele University. Out of all runners, Daniel Harley came 1st in the race, Alfie Mitchell 10th, Jake Shore 18th and Charlie Bissell 31st. The lads are being presented with their award as I type!   Photo to follow!

A visit from Sabbah! 23.06.17

Today children in Years 1-4 enjoyed a visit from a school teacher who came to share some information and facts about Islam.   At St Nicholas (as is the case for all diocesan schools) children learn predominantly about Christianity and are expected to study other faiths, one of which at St Nicholas is Islam.   The lady who came to talk to us, Sabbah, was very entertaining and interesting and the children got a lot from the presentation.   Rev Simon joined us for the session, as both the school vicar and school governor and was pleased with the way the children showed respect to our visitor.   A big well done to all of the children for their excellent behaviour and interesting questions!

 

500 Word Competition Winner! 22.06.17

A huge well done to all of the Year 4s who entered the 500 word competition set by Codsall Middle.  The children had to write their own stories in no more than 500 words and from the many entries a small number were shortlisted for the final.  Well done to:

Charlie B

Madison E

Noah F

Oliver C

Chloe P

Murissa P

Sophie R

Isaac G

Robbie P

Seb E

The winner for the Year 4 category was announced at a special presentation evening at Codsall Middle.  A big well done to....

Madison

 

Health and Diet Workshop For Parents 22.06.17

As part of our Healthy Schools Week in school, we are delighted to announce that we have teamed up with the School Nurses to organise a Healthy Lunchbox Workshop. This is a great opportunity for you to come along and receive advice about how to encourage your child to eat a healthy balanced diet and gain some handy tips on what your child needs to fuel them for their busy day in school.

If you would like to join us for this event and have a chance to speak to the school nursing team about any dietary needs, There is no charge for the workshop and we hope that you are able to join us for this event.

 

 

Message from Miss Pugh 20.06.17

Sports Day and Seaside Party

Wednesday 21st June 1:30pm

  • Children to come to school in their PE kit
  • Children to have a sun hat and water bottle
  • Sun cream to be applied BEFORE school, we will then reapply at lunchtime
  • Please bring with you – picnic, picnic blanket or camp chairs, towels and a change of clothes for the paddling pools.

Please remember DO NOT approach the children on the benches during the sports afternoon, children will be dismissed to you at the end of the final race.

 

NO BOOK BAGS OR SCHOOL BAGS NEEDED TOMORROW

Iron Kids 2017 Event 19.06.17

 

Whilst many of us were enjoying BBQs and paddling pool time in the garden with the children, Chloe, Imogen, Mason and Regan were running in the 1km Iron Kids event at Shugborough Hall!    A big well done to them! 

RP Forest School Blog 19.06.17

RP had a glorious Forest School afternoon in the sunshine this week. They learnt the 3 ingredients that are needed to light a fire and also how to make sure they keep safe around a campfire. Special sticks called kindling were collected and Mrs MacKinnon showed the children how to make a spark with a fire steel. They watched carefully to see the spark light the tinder and start the campfire. They sang the campfire song and asked lots of inquisitive questions about the campfire. To finish we lay down and looked at the patterns the clouds made when they moved in the sky.

Keeping Cool 19.06.17

A big thank you to all parents who sent the children to school today with suncream applied, with hats and caps and water bottles.   As it has been exceptionally hot today and is likely to be tomorrow, all children may come to school in own clothes (shorts, t-shirts etc), as long as they have sensible shoes please (no flip flops or sandals that could prove dangerous when running about etc).   Likewise I will be giving the same message to staff so as to keep them comfortable.   KS2 children will wear PE kit all day as it is their Sports Day anyway.

 

Year 3 Pilgrimage 14.06.17

Please see attached.  Thanks to Mrs Witcombe for sharing this lovely activity with us!

Please select a file to download:
Download this file (Year 3 Learning About Pilgrimage.pdf)Year 3 Learning About Pilgrimage.pdf

RB Forest School Blog 14.06.17

RB were challenged this week with the task of collecting everything we need to make a Forest School fire. They collected "snappy kindling" sticks and longer fuel sticks. They had to check they made a good "snap". This meant they were dry enough to use for a fire.   Mrs MacKinnon showed RB how to make a tepee shape with the kindling sticks and add the tinder inside. RB learnt and followed the rules to keep safe when the fire is lit. Mrs MacKinnon use a fire steel to light the tinder. It was very exciting when the sticks started to burn too!  Next time we will use the fire to cook some food.

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