As we go into another strange week, we just want to say thank you for all of your feedback and communication. In the last week we have spoken on the telephone to lots of you and it has left us with a mixture of happiness and sadness. It has been so lovely to hear the voices and chat to some of the children, but it did also hit home for a lot of us, just how much we are missing you all.
Please continue to let us know how things are going and if there is anything we can help with. By now you should have all received a link via email to our latest Parent Survey. We know that this year has already been a year of change with lots of new staff, new classrooms and a growing school. Your opinions do matter to us and we would like to encourage you to complete the questionnaire which asks questions about school, both before and since the partial closures. If you haven't received the email with the link, please click below.
Finally, a big thank you to the Frith family who are so clever and creative! They took the time to cheer up the big tree outside school for all to enjoy!
VE DAY Video
Just a reminder following my email and Facebook post...next Friday is the 75th Anniversary of VE Day. Due to the huge success of our last video... we would like to do another one- this time with you involved! If you would like to take part, please send a video or picture of yourselves celebrating to firstname.lastname@example.org by the end of today, WEDNESDAY 6TH MAY. You could even wear red, white and blue!
By emailing us your pictures/videos you are agreeing to us sharing your images publicly.
AMAZING WORK TO CELEBRATE
An Icy Plunge- A Short Story by Riley Y6
The young pup peered down into the icy water with a growing feeling of trepidation. Only a few days old, she had learnt so much already from watching her mother, but this challenge was her greatest so far.
How would it feel to be submerged? What would she find lurking underneath the surface?
Questions filled her mind like a torrent of icy water, but bravely she inched closer to the edge…
She stumbled in, as the deafening roar of a Polar bear shook the ice. As she plunged into the chilled water she saw the light slowly disappear. Quickly her eyes adjusted to the dim, distorted ocean as it enveloped the small seal pup. Instinctively her flippers began to flap and her tail flipped as she propelled herself forward through the murky depths of the abyss. It was only then that she realised she was not alone as something brushed past her, warm and soft. Feeling apprehensive and beginning to tire she started to panic and her flippers flailed frantically as she scrambled upwards towards the light, however her attempts were futile as she found herself sinking deeper, not yet strong enough to fight the current. She had thought all hope was lost when something shifting in the shadows caught her eye. It grabbed her by the scruff of her neck, firm but gentle, and they erupted through the top of the water. She was placed on the cold, hard surface. Once in the sun she could tell who had saved her; it was the warming face of her mother, safe and snuggled up against her mum’s damp belly she immediatley fell asleep, drifting into a happy slumber. Feeling protected again, until her next adventure...
Some amazing perspective work in year 6!
A brilliant range of work in year 1!
Lots of amazing stuff is popping up on Google Classrooms! We are all so proud of the activities you have been having a go at.
Just a reminder that the main reason we have chosen Google Classrooms is so that we can keep in touch with you all through the Weekly Reflection Log. Please could we ask that you ensure this is accessed where possible, even if it is just a couple of lines.
We have had a lot of "requests" to edit documents. I am working my way through them as best I can but please note that you do not need to "submit" documents such as the Weekly Reflection Log. This means the document stays "open" and you can continue to edit it. Your class teacher can see any changes you make as they happen, even if it isn't submitted. If you are struggling to edit a document such as the Weekly Reflection Log, then try "unsubmitting" it.
If you get stuck with Google Classrooms please email email@example.com and I will get back to you as soon as possible.
We are really missing being together, so as a way of making us all smile, you are invited to join hands with us!
Draw a picture of yourself with your arms outstretched and attach it to our school fence when you are next out for your exercise.
Try and make your drawing weatherproof so that it lasts- we will leave a bucket of polypockets outside to help with this, along with some string.
Hopefully we can make a big line of us all holding hands!
At this unique and challenging time in the United Kingdom over 65 churches and movements, representing hundreds of others, have come together online to sing a blessing over our land. Standing together as one, their desire is that this song will fill you with hope and encourage you.
Our buildings may be closed but the church is very much alive!
Our very own Reverend Mick has also started his own youtube channel where you can see his recent Easter worship sessions.