Thank you to all the parents who attended today’s workshop. This covered key teaching points for children in all year groups and fully explained how we teach maths across the school so you can better support your child at home. For those of you who weren’t able to attend on this occasion we have attached the calculation policy below for your reference. Please see Mr Doyle if you would like further information.
We are re- launching our lunchtimes next week with an after school event on the 17th in the lower hall at 3 pm. We will be serving canapés for parents and families in an opening ceremony which will be hosted by the Mayor and local chef and founder of ‘Boom Burger’, Josh De Lisser. In addition we will be offering a chance for the grown ups to try out some of the new playground games that we learnt on our training day. We hope to see lots of you there before you go to our cinema event straight after. More details to follow on Twitter.
The PTFA will be selling tickets to our cinema night in the playground later this week. The ticket entitles you to entry to the film plus a drink and popcorn as well. We hope to see lots of you there and at many more events that we will be running this autumn term including our Christmas disco. Please see Twitter and our parent noticeboard for further details.
Year 3 and 4 have been taking part in scooter training as part of our road safety curriculum this week. This is important as we want all children to know how to travel safely around the local area on all forms of transport. As so many of our pupils arrive at school on their scooters we are very glad to know they can use them appropriately on the side streets around the school. Look out for further training opportunities coming up soon. We always try to remind parents of when these will be on our Twitter feed so please check there daily for further information.
On the training day last Monday Bevington staff enjoyed a great morning with Sabrina from MyTime Active developing their skills in leading a greater variety of games and activities at break and lunchtimes. We practised hand football, hoop relay races and lots of different games using cones so that all of the children from Year 1 all the way up to Year 6 should now have an even greater choice of how to stay active when in the playground.Things got a little bit competitive with all staff taking part and everyone had a thoroughly enjoyable time. Since then all the children have loved joining in with the new games taking place on the playground. If you have any games you enjoyed playing at school we could also include please let us know as we want to get everyone fit and having fun outdoors.
Year 6 are learning all about the ancient Egyptians this half term and this week they have been thinking about mummification. They spent Friday afternoon practising their embalming techniques on fish which was not for the faint hearted as it involved the removal of all the major organs. They will now be able to use their expert knowledge in their writing and perhaps in their future medical careers! For photos and more information about their other topic work please see our Twitter page.
Congratulations to the 5 children who won our art competition and will be visiting the National Portrait Gallery next week to gain inspiration for the acrylic paintings. All of the children will be working to transfer their current painting into acrylics on A2 when they get back and these will then hang in our growing gallery in school.
Well done to Rebecca, Nour. Deeqa, Islam and Nassar- you are really talented artists !
Year 6 enjoyed their first session at local rock and pop school The Rhythm Studio, on nearby Golborne Road. The children will be learning how to sing, play guitar, drums and operate music production equipment over the coming weeks. Parents and carers will be invited to their final concert performance on 8th December. Who knows – we may have the next Jimmy Hendrix here in Bevington!