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Plastic Fantastic Fashion Show
Thank you for your support with the #PassOnPlastic fashion show on Thursday. Not only did it give us the opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of recycling and how to reduce pollution it also created an opportunity for us to be creative and put on our fun show. The children were brilliant and so confident, we were really proud.
It was such a wonderful afternoon and we raised awareness of this great cause to help with the issue of plastic pollution in our oceans. Burton Albion and Billy Brewer commented on how much they enjoyed the visit to our school to join in with raising awareness for this issue. We will be making a small donation from the money raised to the charity Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) that are based in Devon and are devoted to cleaning up our seas.
Well done to Lily, our ex pupil, for running the whole project! Brilliant job.
The money raised (£146.00) will be put together with the disco money to buy a brand new resource called ‘1 decision’ that will help us deliver an improved PSHEe (Personal, social, health, economic education) curriculum.
Thank you again for your co-operation.
Email from Grandparent said: ‘Just a short email to say how much I enjoyed the show yesterday. So much work put in by staff and pupils who were all very enthusiastic. What a brilliant idea from the young lady concerned.’
Mother’s day lunch, March 2019
Thank you for all the lovely comments from Mum’s and Gran’s who came for lunch this week. We are glad you enjoyed it and we have passed on your thanks to all the staff involved to make this happen.
Email from one parent: ‘Thank you so much for the invitation for Mother’s Day lunch. It was so lovely eating with the children. They should all be very proud of how well mannered and behaved they were. A real credit to you and all of your wonderful staff. Please pass on my thank you to the catering team, the food was delicious!’
Year 4 visit Hawkstone Park
Year 4 have visited Hawkstone Park near Hodnet, Shropshire as part of their exciting fantasy-fuelled topic Through the Wardrobe.
Hawkstone Park is one the most unusual and unique landscapes in the UK – home to fascinating follies, special trees, grottos and towers. Even facing the typical British weather didn’t put us off! Mud, rain and lots of smiles were the order of the day.
Hopefully, our wonderful visit will inspire the children to write fantasy stories. After all, the BBC chose Hawkstone Park in the late 1980s to film part of their Narnia series.
Check out some of our photo picks from today!
GANAS project share – 13th February 2019
Thank you for all the wonderful and creative projects that have come into school this week. We hope you enjoyed all the collaborative learning that has taken place around your projects. We certainly feel the children get a lot out of this style of learning. The variety of projects is what amazes us from cakes to powerpoints, to blogs, to models, to posters, to games, it’s extraordinary! Well done all!
Quote from one of my Governors who came:
‘What a glorious visit today to view the children’s work. I spoke to several. They were enthusiastic and fascinated not just with their own projects but everyone else’s too. What a lot of vocabulary these projects stimulate. Pass my congratulations onto the staff and parents and children for enabling it.’
Chinese New Year, February 2019
Thank you to the PTFA for funding our Chinese New Year workshops.
Chinese new year celebrations began on the 5th February 2019 and last for 15 days. 2019 is the Year of the Earth Pig.
Dragon dances are performed at New Year to scare away evil spirits. The dragon symbolises good luck, long life and wisdom.
We had a visit from a professional dancer who brought a traditional Chinese dragon, parasols and fans for the whole class to create an exciting dance performance. These performances were showcased at the end of the school day for everyone to enjoy.
Reception class made their own Chinese dragon and danced with it in assembly. See their wonderful display in the hall..
Success at Futsal
Congratulations to our fabulous sports pupils who took part in a Futsal competition held at Windsor Park Middle school on 14th February 2019. Futsal I hear you ask,
Health & Well-Being Event
What a huge success! From staff & parent Zumba to kids Smoothie Workshops, we had it all. My thanks to those parents who made it, I hope you enjoyed yourselves? Feedback from the event has been very positive especially for Emma Heathcote, Dietitian, who delivered an excellent presentation on Nutrition and bought you all up to date with the latest myths about food. Our school partners Hoar Cross Hall were also there to present the raffle prizes and launch the fabulous corporate membership available to everyone within the RFSC community. I also have to thank Waitrose for their very generous donation of fruit & veg for the “5 a day” pupil workshops, we had lots of fun exploring and tasting a variety of concoctions, some quite tasty!!!!! others, well what can I say your children did test their tastebuds if nothing else.
I hope to do more health & well-being events soon so watch this space.
Snorgh and the Sailor
Wow! What an exciting week we had during a whole school book week. We started the week being faced with a bath tub in the middle of the court yard! It was filled with all things beach related, including ‘LOST AT SEA’ spelt out in only shells! We went on to read the exciting story of Snorgh and the Sailor and had a fabulous week writing, reading and even dancing around the story! We are all authors, readers and performers here at RCFS after all!
Our partners Burton Albion came in to school and helped develop a dance with each of the classes based around the story. This is what they had to say about our pupils. ” The group work carried out by the children was fantastic. They showed excellent communication skills, shared ideas successfully and this meant that they created a piece of movement they were proud to show the rest of the school.”
During each class session Burton Albion were asked to judge the house teams for creativity and teamwork. The dance day house competition overall results are as follows:-
Joint first with 55 points each, Clarke & Baggot
Third place went to Paget with 50 points
Fourth place, Drabble with 45 points.
As you can see it was a very close call across the teams.
A Viking Voyage!
Year four have had a fantastic Viking Day! We would like to thank Astrid for giving us some wonderful facts, experiences and memories! We learned:
- About Viking life and visited a Langhalla (Longhouse)
- About Viking food, tools and skills
- About Viking clothing and games
- How to be a real Viking warrior!
Check out some of our photos!
Children In Need November 2018
Thank you to all the children and families who supported our children in need day. We all enjoyed seeing each other dressed in no uniform and it was great to see some children in their Pudsey t-shirts. The children enjoyed their ‘t-shirt’ designing competition and the teachers enjoyed looking at all the different creative designs. Well done all.
Congratulations to our Y1 overall winner whose design was really creative and effective incorporating collection boxes on the design. Congratulations also to some Y4 pupils who completed their own sponsored silences and added to our money raised.
Our winner ………………..