Recent Events

Y4 Residential Trip (26-28th April 2017)

1FrontFacardMainOn the 26th April the Y4 children went Condover Hall, in Shropshire, for a residential trip.  They did all sorts of exciting and adventurous activities.  More details and photos to be uploaded soon. Watch this space.

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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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Mother’s Day Lunch (23/3/17)

Mother’s day lunch success

Thank you so much to Mrs Harrison and all her team for making the Mother’s Day lunch such a delight. The children and their guests thoroughly enjoyed themselves and passed on some wonderful comments. Also thank you to Mrs Haywood and Mrs Lowther for helping organise the ‘logistics’ so everything went smoothly.

Mother’s day flowers

Thank you to Mrs C. Farrington for organising the flower gifts.

On behalf on RCFS we hope all mum’s, grandmother’s and special ladies had a very happy mother’s day – you are all very special, keep up the good work!

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World Book Day

What a fantastic day.

The Richard Clarke School had learning about the weird and wonderful world of Roald Dahl! Each child dressed up as a character from one of his wonderful books and had a fun packed day of  activities that stretched the imagination. Take a look at some of the fantastic photographs from the day!

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Y4 Design Technology Workshops: WOW! (01/03/17)

Year 4 have had a very busy couple of days as part of their spring term Design Technology workshop.  They have learned valuable skills and used materials and resources to create a moving Punch & Judy themed toy!


Modelled learning time meant children could see what they needed to do.







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Year 4 complete EFL Move and Learn programme! (16/02/17)

Our Year 4 children have been taking part in a fabulous programme run by the English Football League and delivered locally by Burton Albion Community Trust.

Our Year 4 children with the guys from Burton Albion

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Year 3 and 4 Faith Trail trip to Derby (07/02/17)

Y3 and 4 had a brilliant time visiting Derby and different places of worship.  We were fascinated by the statues of the Hindu deities in the Mandir, we learned about how Muslims worship in the Mosque and we really enjoyed learning about the 5 K’s in the Sikh Gurdwara.

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Red Nose Day (24/03/17)

Red Nose DayRed Nose Day Friday 24 March

Well done RCFS for all the money we raised for this important charity.  Everyone looked great in their non-uniform and fancy dress and we enjoyed sharing our jokes in a special assembly.  Well done to a very special Y4 girl who collected jokes and put them altogether in our own RCFS joke book to sell.

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Aladdin Panto Trip (04/01/17)

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Our whole school recently went to see Aladdin – The Wok ‘n’ Roll Panto at the Stafford Gatehouse Theatre.

The trip took place on Wednesday 4th January 2017 (first day back after the Christmas break).

We had such a wonderful time.

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