SCIENCE WEEK 2022!!
What an amazing week we have had!
Each class had challenges to complete linked to the theme of growth.
Elm-What is growing around us?
Beech- How does a plant grow?
Rowan- How long is the longest worm?
Cherry-How do human and animal skeletons compare?
Oak-What do living things need to grow?
Cedar-How can we make the bread rise? How can we make the bubbles grow?
Willow? How can we create a floating garden to combat climate change?
What micro-organisms grow around us?
House Challenge-How can we make the city grow?
Key Stage 2 Sports Day
A huge thank you to everyone concerned for a great Sports Day, the children loved it and the weather stayed fine for us to enjoy another great day!
Key Stage 1 Sports Day
Another successful Sports Day, beautiful weather, supportive parents and wonderful children. Everyone seemed to have a great time!
Year 5/6 Rounders Tournament
Well done to the Year 5 and 6 rounders team who played their first friendly tournament this week. There were some super team and individual performances.
Big Bang @ Weston
On Friday 27th April, the school’s Science Ambassadors took an exciting trip on the train to
Weston-Super-Mare in order to compete in the Big Bang @ Weston science competition. Their challenge was to design and make a lunchbox using recycled materials, considering issues such as food miles, healthy diet and sustainability. The children then had to present their designs to a panel of judges. The children worked hard on their entries at a science after-school club and we are delighted that they were the chosen winners. They were presented their prize, a fabulous microscope, by the Mayor of Weston!
We then enjoyed the rest of the day exploring all of the other exciting exhibits.
EYFS and Key Stage One Maths & Movie Night
Thank you so much for attending our event last night. It was lovely to see so many parents come to the evening and the children had a lovely time watching their movie and eating popcorn!
We hope you found the evening informative and it gave you a real insight into how you can support your child at home.
Below are the links to the games that Jo was talking about... Enjoy!
Another successful Intrasports competition this term, this time based on netball activities throughout the school and brilliantly supported by our talented Young Leaders, well done. The winning team this term was the Yellow team (Mendips) congratulations to you all. We look forward to our Summer Intrasports hopefully in the sunshine this time.
Year 5/6 Basketball
We took two teams of 4 to Heathfield Community School for today's Mini Basketball tournament. All the lunchtime practising was clearly in evidence with some great team work, excellent shooting and passing. We had some convincing wins and the narrow losses weren't through lack of trying. Brilliant effort by all. Well done!
Many thanks to parents for their support, Dave Bullock, SASP and Heathfield School for hosting and providing the referees.
School Games 2017
We all had a great morning taking part in our School Games event. The Young Leaders did a super job of supporting Key Stage 1 with their events.
This week we have competed in our Summer Intrasports. All classes had a great time and the winning teams were presented with their rosettes in assembly.
The children had their first introduction to Handball today! It was very warm but they all enjoyed their first opportunity to play a new sport.
8 children from Year 3 and 4 represented Staplegrove in the annual Quad kids activity, taking part in running, throwing and jumping events. They had a great time and put in some excellent performances. Well done.
World Orienteering Day
Thank to our very own Mrs Page who delivered a school assembly today talking about the experiences orienteering can offer. Some of the children who already take part explained why it is so much fun!
Eight lucky children went to French Weir for the opening of COACH this week. They were able to take part in orienteering, canoeing and archery activities. What a fantastic opportunity!
Come and Sing at Wellington School 2017
Singing Club took part in this years Come and Sing at Wellington School - Sounds of the 60s and 70s.
The songs performed were from the 60s and 70s and featured songs from ABBA, Beatles and Elton John to name a few. Over 470 children from 22 schools took part . We had a fantastic evening and the children's hard work really showed.
Emma from Farmlink came to show us lots of interesting bugs and beasties in our whole school assembly today. Can you spot any on your next country walk ?