Poppy Appeal

Thank you to everyone that contributed to our Poppy display and donated to the Poppy Appeal! Children in school observed a moment of silence in their classrooms this morning.

Black History Month

As part of our work on Black History Month, we challenged our children to complete a project at home.

We have received some wonderful work from all of our children and would like to thank parents for supporting their children at home with this project.

Captain Tom / Portland House

Here are some of the cards made by the children in school last week that have been sent to Captain Tom!

We’d also like to say thank you to all of the children that have sent cards, letters or pictures to Portland House. We have received a letter from them which is photographed here. Please continue to send in your pictures to Portland House as they are definitely brightening up their days…

KS1 Computing After School Club

This term in KS1 Computing Club we have been exploring different programming devices and apps including Scratch Junior, Beebots and the Bluebots which use Bluetooth to work remotely from the iPads.  We are getting quite good at creating algorithms and debugging them when they go wrong!

Author Visit

We were very lucky to have a visit from Frank Cottrell Boyce, organised through our link to Booka Bookshop in Oswestry.  The children were mesmerised by his humouruos stories, and he gave generously of his time at the end, signing their books and talking to them about their interests.  It was nice to welcome two classes from Belvidere Primary too, to enjoy this experience.

Sportsability Festival

Earlier this week a team of children attended the School Games Sportsability Festival at the Shrewsbury Sports Village.

We received some lovely feedback from Embrace PE…

“Just wanted to provide some feedback again, this time on the KS2 Sportability Competition yesterday. We took James, Finlay, Evan, Keiran, Emelia and Emily up to the Sports Village for a round robin tournament of 4 activities. These were archery, boccia, golf and new age kurling.

The players represented the school really well winning in archery and kurling and doing well in the other two games. Their behaviour was perfect and they got stuck in with vigour. It was a really good afternoon all round”

Well done all!!

Netball League

Here is the St Giles Netball team who played in the Shrewsbury schools tournament.  They played some tough games against older teams but improved with every game.  Ismina Hall and Phoebe Jenks scored some great goals and Luca Heath was our little pocket rocket in defence.

Well done team!