The school photographer was supposed to come today but it got cancelled because he has Covid. That made us sad and also reminded us that Covid is still disrupting life, even though at school most of us are able to live reasonably normal lives. Year 4 are currently in a bubble though, so we are not able to play with our friends from there during school time. We are still washing our hands regularly and opening windows all the time. We also have new alarms in the classrooms which tell us when the air is not circulating enough. That’s a lot of fun, because we have to jump up and play a mini game if the alarm goes off, so that the air moves again.
We are now back into school and everything is almost normal, after a crazy, weird time last year. It is good to be able to have assemblies and normal playtimes. It is also great to be able to have normal conversations with people who are not in our class! There are still some control measures in place but they are not disrupting our day to day life like they were before. We look forward to giving you lots of information about all the activities the school will be able to complete this year, so make sure you log in every week to check our blog. Bye for now, from year 6.
Monday 14 June 2021
Healthy school week
This week is healthy school week, and it’s also sports week.
Mr Walsh is organising our healthy menu. We can’t wait. As part of healthy schools’ week, we are going to be getting a sleep diary which we need to record how much sleep we get in a week.
Year 6 had fun at the park today. We played tennis and had a picnic, also we got into groups and picked up litter to clean up the park for saying thank you for letting us come to enjoy our self.
By Claudia and Sara
Year 6 Businesses
Welcome everyone back from the half term. Hope you are all well. We are about to start the last half term of our school year.
In year 6 we are starting a new curriculum based on businesses. As a class we could decide to work on our own or in groups. The bank has given us a loan of £5 each and at the end of 4 weeks, we have to give the money back with a profit that we make but can also keep some profit. All of us have different ideas as groups or individuals. We will be designing logos for our businesses and we will be going to town to buy the supplies.
Some of the ideas we have had: slush puppies, mojitos, sweets, crisps, cupcakes, lemonade and games.
By Ayan M & Umar
Poetry X-Factor -2
Yesterday was sooooooo exciting. We had the Poetry X-Factor competition. Claudia came 1st, Sara 2nd and Mahdi 3rd. IT was a brilliant afternoon with lots of suspense. The judges were Mrs ‘Simon Cowell’ Fraser, Miss ‘Cheryl’ Wilde and Mrs ‘Sharon Osbourne’ T. They did a great job and everyone had a lot of fun. It was also really good for us to practice our public speaking skills and get more confident talking to an audience. We loved it! By Abbie
Next week we are having the Poetry X-Factor! Everyone has been learning their poems ready and it is so exciting because the prize is a whole day to choose what you want to do at school! There are also lots of book bundles and some art equipment, so it would be great to win any of the prizes really. There will be three judges and Mrs Wakeling is in charge of the competition. We’ll let you know what happens next week! By Pati
We started a Ramadan charity event at Priory to raise money over Ramadan. We are washing cars, selling Ramadan cards and there is a raffle prize hamper. Some children have been fasting for the last month, and Ramadan will finish on Thursday. We will find out on Friday who has won the amazing hamper! By Sameera
Last week, Year 2 up to Year 6 (but not year 3) went to Trinity Swimming Pool for the first time this year. Everyone really enjoyed going swimming! Some people were nervous but once they were in the water they really enjoyed themselves. Year 3 will get to go after half term because there were not enough places for everyone to go now. By Marta
Mrs Wakeling chose Umar, Sultan, Mahdi, David, Abbie and Samantha to go to nursery and assist the teachers with the children as a treat for them and us. The nursery children loved it, plus the year 6’s also got an award for being so good. The nursery area has had road markings put on their playground for the children to have even more fun too.
Amazing new playground!
Over the Easter holidays there have been a few changes to the playground. When you come in through the school gates you will be able to see that they have removed some wooden fences inside the school. They have also added new markings to the playground so we can do races and a new court with 3 different sports available to play on it (basketball, football and also netball). In addition to all of that, they have added an extra patch of artificial grass to the grass area (outside of year 5 and 6). It’s all so much better!
By Kayra and Umar
We have just found at that school is closing and we are REALLY, REALLY upset!!! All the teachers have given us lots of things to do so that we can keep busy. Make sure you use Espresso and Google Classroom and Seesaw and TTRockstars! The school will send text and Seesaw messages about when it is opening again and other news. That’s all for now. Byeeeee.