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Some of our children are starting drumming lessons after school, with a music teacher from Shropshire Music Service.
The teacher is also able to offer Samba Music Club, which is an opportunity to join in some exciting music making after school.
The club will run on Wednesdays, from 3.15-4.15 next half term. The cost for the sessions will be £3.50 per session, or £17.50 for the 5 weeks of next half term.
Rota and Raffle
You should have received a rota for the Bike Show, please return by February 26th. You should also have received a set of raffle tickets, if not please let the office know.
The school have arranged a memorial plaque for Ron Maund, founder of the Wistanstow Bike Show, in memory and gratitude for the contribution Ron made to Wistanstow School. The plaque will go on the wall inside the school entrance, and we would like to hold an unveiling ceremony on: Wednesday 7th March at 3pm (in the playground) with tea and cake afterwards in the school hall. Ron’s family have been invited to attend, and it would be great if as many parents as possible could come too to show our appreciation for the money that continues to be raised for our children through the Bike Show. Please see the letter going out in school bags for further information.
QUICKSTICKS HOCKEY REGIONAL FINAL WINNERS!
Harrison, James, Alfie L, McKenzie, Georgia and Tia were the overall winners, playing against 7 other schools, winning 6 games and 1 loss. They will be representing South Shropshire at the Winter School Games in Shrewsbury on March 6th. Excellent work.
INDOOR ATHLETICS REGIONAL FINALS
Today we drove to Lacon Childe School and 8 girls and 8 boys took part in various field and track events against 6 other schools.
All the team performed really well… here are some of the placing;
Boys 1 lap Harrison 1st, Girls 1 lap Matti 2nd and Mary 3rd, Girls 2 lap Amelie 2nd, Boys 3 lap James 1st, Boys 5 lap parlauf Keehin and Louis 3rd.
Boys 4 x 2 lap relay 1st, Boys 8 x 1 relay 2nd
Our team came 4th overall. Very well done, a great morning of sport.
Thank you to the PTA for funding the transport for all these sporting events. One school withdrew because they had no transport to get to the venue.
AND FINALLY! a huge congratulations to Rosanna Price who went to the Lucton School Cross Country competition and came a brilliant 10th out of approx 60 Girls… great achievement well done🏅
As Tessa is now unavailable for the remaining Monday League matches, the few remaining matches after half term, will need parents to take the children and to organise the team. Otherwise, we will have to withdraw from the League, which would be a real shame after so much hard work by all those involved. There will be no further netball sessions on Wednesdays for next half term. Hopefully, sessions will resume for the summer term.
On Thursday afternoon, the Imam Sohayb Peerbhai of the Craven Arms Islamic Centre came to tell Class 3 about how the words of the Muhammad influence his life and to answer the children’s questions about being a Muslim. He also joined our assembly and spoke to all the children about his work as the Imam. He invited everyone to the mosque for their “Meet the Mosque” open session on Sunday, from 12 noon until 5.
On Friday afternoon, Rev’d Robert Payne took Class 2 and 3 over to the church to look at the building as a place of worship.
Wednesday 28th February: Open Book afternoon, 2-30-4.30
Thursday 1st March: World Book Day-children can come dressed as their favourite book character for the day, plus a special Book Day menu. (See below)