Best Kept Village – Abbots Bromley Winners 2018
We have been thanked for supporting with Abbots Bromley’s entry into the Best Kept Village 2018. We are thrilled to confirm that for the second consecutive year, we have been crowned Best Kept Large Village in East Staffordshire and have also won the Community Council trophy.
Cross Country Success
Richard Clarke start their winning run with a 1st Place for Jasmine Mayman at the first inter-schools sports competition of the season.
Here she is collecting her medal.
Test – Official flag raising ceremony
Thank you to 2 ex pupils for coming back to Richard Clarke to be the first to raise the flag they kindly bought for us as a leaving gift.
13/7/18 Year Three GANAS share
Thank you so much to all the Year Three parents for a fantastic turn out for the GANAS share. The children’s projects were amazing, and this was down to your wonderful enthusiasm and commitment at home so thank you!
Official Flag raising ceremony 22/6/18
Thank you to 2 ex pupils for coming back to Richard Clarke to be the first to raise the flag they kindly bought for us as a leaving gift. It was a great ceremony and we sang our new Richard Clarke winning anthem and found out how the children are getting on at Oldfields. A super occasion.
Goat Lodge Visits Summer 2018
All the children have again enjoyed a wonderful experience at Goat Lodge. They got to learn all about nature and wildlife. The collected and identified a great variety of mini beasts and saw the deer. They made fires and dens and artwork using natural materials. It truly is a wonderful experience out and about! Thank you to Goat Lodge and the Forestry Commission for having us again.
Sports Day 12/6/18
Well done to everyone for a fantastic Sports Day! The teamwork achieved by the pupils was excellent as were the year four pupils superb nurturing skills of our younger children in their house teams. Special thanks to all our volunteers without whom the day wouldn’t have been such a success. Also another huge thank you to Mrs Care for organising everything so brilliantly!
Here’s a reminder of the overall scores:
1st Clarke = 389 points
2nd Drabble = 372 points
3rd Paget = 332 points
4th Bagot = 275 points
Autumn Term 2018 – important dates
Please find below some important dates:
Please note: All dates are subject to change
12.9.18 Year 3 and 4 dance club starts (6 weeks, no club on 19.9.18)
Classroom and Curriculum Information meetings 3.30-4pm
Year 1 – Tuesday 11th September
Year 2 – Wednesday 12th September
Year 3 – Thursday 13th September
Year 4 – Friday 14th September
13.9.18 Y3 Swimming starts
13.9.18 Rock Steady band lessons start
17.9.18 Individual photographs (families & siblings starting from 8.30am in school hall))
17.9.18 Reception Class – 2nd Parent Induction, 6pm
5.10.18 School Disco (to be confirmed)
26.10.18 Harvest Festival (all parents and friends invited) 2pm, in the school hall
Break up 26.10.18
5.11.17 Staff Training Day. Children return to school on Tuesday 6th November
12.11.18 Y4 Viking day (details to follow)
13.11.18 or 15.11.18 Parent/Teacher Meetings (save the date—details to follow)
14.12.18 Christmas Play Performance, St Nicholas Church, 2pm (all parents and friends invited)
There will also be a PTFA Christmas Fair and a whole school Christmas Activity. Future dates will be on newsletters to come once organised.
Easter Hat Competition March 2018
Congratulations to all the children who entered the Easter hat competition. Every hat was different and there were all sorts of fantastic designs and themes. The children voted for the winners and Mr Gliddon, (Headteacher from OHMS) voted for the overall winner.
We presented prizes at the Spring Sing which was a most joyous event enjoyed by all!