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We say goodbye to Rose today, as she will be going back to France during the summer holidays, (taking Alex with her. We have really enjoyed having her in our school and we will all miss her.
You may have noticed some tidying going on over the last week or so. Harry (Alex’s brother) has been doing some voluntary work as part of his Duke of Edinburgh Award and has beavered away at weeding and painting which has greatly improved the outside area.
Today the athletics team, which won the area final, went to Lacon Childe School for the regional finals, where they met some very tough opposition from other larger schools, Ludlow Juniors, Condover, Clee Hill and St Lawrence’s Ludlow. It was very exciting to watch very close races.
In the sprint heats the following children made it through to the finals;
65m sprint Jake J,
80m sprint Rose, Alfie L, Molly and Jake D.
In the finals Rose was 3rd and Jake Duppa 2nd.
In the hurdles heats the following qualified for the finals;
Matthew, Rose, Harrison, Caitlyn, Jake D and James.
In the hurdles finals Rose was 1st, Harrison 2nd and Jake D 2nd.
In the 400m Jake J was 3rd and Caitlyn 3rd.
Overall our school was placed 5th.
Well done to all our athletes for making it to the regional finals and there were some great individual performances especially from our International French star Rose! We will miss you.
Good luck to the Year 6’s for your sporting future! Vicki and Tessa
3 £10 prizes to be won!
For children across the country, the summer holidays are a welcome opportunity to take a deep breath and relax after a busy school year. When children do return to school after the holidays, it’s common for teachers to talk about the ‘summer slump’. This is the phenomenon where, after six weeks away from school, children have forgotten some of the key things they spent the last year painstakingly learning. This means that rather than moving onto new and exciting areas of the curriculum, the start of term is spent helping children back to the level they were at before the holidays. If we can keep our children’s learning ticking over then they’ll start back in September both refreshed and relaxed and ready to pick up their schoolwork just where they left off – a huge advantage.
There are lots of ideas in the front of their journals and a little each day will really help.
We look forward to seeing all the journals when we return to school in September.
Many thanks to those who have returned their kits. For those who haven’t, we would like to collect them in early in September, ready for redistribution.
Have a great summer – see you on Tuesday, Sept 5!