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Homelearning Share (12/12/17)

Homelearning ‘GANAS’ Projects

Well done to the whole school for their fabulous efforts with your homelearning projects.  It was wonderful to see such a range of different ideas to present learning.  Thank you to all who came and looked around school to admire the great diversity of successful projects.  Fabulous!

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Christmas Activities December 2017

Christmas Activities at Richard Clarke

We all enjoyed December in school and took part in many activities to celebrate Christmas.  We had parties, Christmas dinner and performed our Christmas plan ‘Its a baby’.  Our RCFS choir also sang Christmas songs in church and at the Christmas fair.  A joyous time.

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Remembrance Parade (12/11/17)

Well done to all for the money raised in school for the ‘Poppy Appeal’ this week.  Also thank you and well done to all the children who took part in the Remembrance Parade on Sunday 12th November.  I was so proud of all the children for the respectful way they conducted themselves on this very moving occasion.  Mrs Hanson

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Whole-School History Day (3/11/2017)

On Friday 3rd November all classes had a history morning.  This was to highlight the importance of the subject and how history has affected all of our lives in someway to the present day. Reception children looked at the history behind the gunpowder plot and why we celebrate this event. Year One children learned like Egyptians writing in Hieroglyphics, doing food tasting and being Mummies! Year Two set alight a mini version of the Great Fire of London! Year Three looked at Stonehenge and some ‘real’ Vikings visited Year Four. A thoroughly enjoyable day was had by all of us!

 

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God’s Eyes (2/10/17)

Y3 had fun making ‘god’s eyes this week.  We have been learning in RE about how different religions think about God.  We learned about a primitive form of star weaving, reminiscent of a dreamcatcher, Ojo de Dios, or God’s Eyes are still woven today by the Huichol Indians of Mexico. The idea is to use bright colors to serve as an eye to watch over others (especially babies) and to bring good luck.

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Important dates for the Spring Term 2018

Please find below some important dates:

5.1.18 Visiting pantomime to school ‘Snow White’

17.1.18 Rock Steady band workshops launch (details to follow)

26.1.18 Year 2 Parent Assembly 2.45pm

2.2.18 Year 4 Parent Assembly 2.45pm

9.2.18 Parent Group run by parents for parents—theme for meeting is sleeping

9.2.18 Year 3 Parent Assembly 2.45pm

16.2.18 Reception Class Parent Assembly 2.45pm

16.2.18 Mid year reports out

16.2.18 Break up for February half term

26.2.18 Back to school

2.3.18 World Book Day

5.3.18 Y4 Trip to Hawkestone Park

9.3.18 Y1 Parent Assembly 2.45pm

29.3.18 Spring Sing 2pm

29.3.18 Break up for Easter

16.4.18 Back to School

Please note: All dates are subject to change.

 

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Father’s Day Picnic (20/6/2017)

It was a joy to see the children eat their lunch with a dad, uncle or grandad . The children were so excited to share their dinner time with their family in celebration of Father’s Day. The sun shone and so did the smiles!

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A Glorious Trip to Gladstone (13/6/2017)

Wow! What a fantastic trip Year Two had at Gladstone Pottery Museum! It is a working museum so we were able to see pottery being made live in action! We went in the huge kilns but don’t worry, they were not in use! We asked so many questions and we even got the opportunity to create our own plate in the style of Clarice Cliff!

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Spring Sing (7/04/17)

Spring SingThe Spring Sing assembly was held in the school hall on Friday 7th April, 2pm start.

On the day children entered the Easter/Spring Garden competition.  Winners for each year group were announced during the assembly. Thank you for your support and participation. There were some fabulous creative gardens.

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Year One visit Dudley Zoo (27/03/17)

On Monday 27th March, Year One went on a school visit to Dudley Zoo. This visit linked with their topic Meerkat Madness.  The children left school promptly to arrive at the zoo.

On arrival, the children got to see camels, baboons, and Asiatic lions. As part of our experience, we were able to feed the meerkats and have a talk about meerkats by one of the staff members at the zoo. The children loved this experience and not only did they learn more facts about these animals, but they impressed the keeper too by how much they knew!

After this, the children had a close encounter with some of the smaller creatures at the zoo.  Children got the opportunity to stroke snakes and ferrets which was a wonderful experience – even the teachers got to do it too!!!

In awe!

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