Spring Bank Primary School

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We participated in Anti-Bullying Week this week; to end the week we all wore blue and joined hands making a large ring around the school to show we are united against bullying and will use our ‘power for good’.

 

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Oxfam received lots of entries, including poems and short stories, from Spring Bank for their Autumn and Halloween themed writing competition. We raised £53 for Oxfam, which they put towards helping children’s access to education in different parts of the world.

 

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On Friday 4th November Reception welcomed some special feathered visitors, along with other small animals, for the day. One of the owls also delivered a letter in assembly to solve the Year 6’s Sherlock Holmes mystery.

 

D-Side came into school on Friday 14th October to teach the children in Key Stage 2 about the risks surrounding drugs.

 

We have our annual Open Morning on Saturday 8th October from 10.00am – 12.00 noon.  Prospective parents and carers will be given a tour of the school by our older children and  will be able to meet both the head teacher, Michael Brawley, and members of staff. If you have a child due to start in a primary school in September 2017 ( or in 2018 ) this is a chance for you to see our school and ask any questions you have about Spring Bank or the application process.  There is no need to book a place just come along on the day. (more…)

 

Yesterday we unveiled our plaque dedicated to Mrs Lewis which stands in front of the tree we had planted for her in Spring. We were so pleased that her friends and especially her family could join us all to remember her. Thank you all so much for coming.photo 1photo 2

 

On Thursday 14th July, both KS1 and KS2 sports days took place in the glorious sunshine. All children took part in a variety of different sporting events including long jump, shuttle races, javelin, shot put, basketball shooting, target throws and hurdles. After the class events took place we watched representatives from each class compete in the sprint race, egg and spoon race, shot put, team race, relay race and the javelin. Well done to all the children for a fantastic day and to all the parents that came to support (and race in the egg and spoon race!). A big thank you to Mr Wrankmore for organising the day. Have a look at photos from the day below:

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Last Friday afternoon, we finished Health and Sports week with the dance competition. The whole school enjoyed a variety of dance performances from individuals and groups from children in both KS1 and KS2. We were also treated to a fantastic performance from members of our school’s street dance club. Well done to everyone that took part and congratualtions to our winners Bobbi and Ellie (Year 6) and runners up Xahon and Rakealan (Year 6) and Orla (Year 4)!

 

 

This week, the school is taking part in our own Health and Sports week. The children have been enjoying a range of activities so far such as Li Shi, basketball, football and Move a Mile in classes. Many more activities are planned for the week such as rugby, martial arts and tri golf. We also look forward to KS1 and KS2 sports day on Thursday 14th July and the dance competition on Friday 15th July. Thank you to all that have taken part and helped get the week off to a great start! Have a look at some of the photos:

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Year 3 stepped back in time to become Anglo-Saxons during their visit to Dunstan’s Hall at Temple Newsam last week. The children enjoyed learning about how the Anglo-Saxons lived in an interactive workshop. The day involved making flour using traditional methods, making bread and battle training in the afternoon!

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