House football tournament
Rawding are the winners!
What a great day we had on Friday! Jump Revolution was amazing in the afternoon and the children had a terrific time. This followed on from a Year 6 Movie Making morning.
Some pictures for your enjoyment:
Integrity, motivation, independence, determination, quality
This is what you achieve when you are 'Smith' and you never give up, always strive to improve and have the skills to do the job well.
The wonderful girls, who have represented school so well at football this year, were unable to find the goals to take them to even greater heights. We faced some incredibly tough teams from all across the Midlands and came away with a record of 3 draws and 2 narrow defeats. They were never outplayed but the bounce of the ball seemed to go against them today and everybody at school is proud of you all.
Never forget what an achievement it was to perform at this level and the way you conducted yourselves throughout every game and competition is a fine example to anybody. Professional footballers could learn a lot from you.
Many thanks to all parents, grandparents, brothers and sisters for coming along to support the team. Once again, the atmosphere was really lovely and you helped to make this experience really special.
Thank you to Mrs Crowson and Harry for help and support too.
Comic Relief fun
Thank you so much, Lucy and Sophie.
Hope this raises a little more for Comic relief.
Football V Belton Lane, due to be played on Thursday 23rd March has been postponed.
Sorry for any inconvenience.
Girl's U11 football Midlands finals
Dear Parents/ Carers
I have finally been sent the information for the next round. The date is actually Saturday 25th March, not 18th as was originally suggested. I will send all the information on to you asap.
Girls Football update:
For all parents who will be wondering about the next round in Nottingham, I have been informed that it SHOULD be March 18th.
As soon as this is confirmed, I will let everybody know. In the meantime: training, training, training!!
Congratulations to the Girls' football team. You are officially County Champions! That is an incredible achievement and you are through to the Midlands finals next. I am so thrilled for you and extremely proud of every single member of the team.
Amy was outstanding in goal and showed her ability to make crucial saves and score brilliant penalties. Maddie and Rosie were so solid in defence and this was proven by the string of clean sheets throughout the tournament. Lauren battled bravely and never gave up. She is so assured on the ball. Annie was a constant menace to the opposition defences and Sophie ran herself into the ground. Lucy was tireless, too and scored a wonderful, crucial goal and Ella began the whole thing with the winner in the first game against Butterwick. Emily tackled and chased, Maddie L showed terrific team spirit and played her part well. You were the finest example of how to play as a team and this is truly heart-warming.
I am so grateful to your parents and supporters as well. Whether it was helping me with the kit, cheering the girls on and, in one case, refereeing for a half, you created a super, supportive atmosphere and I completely appreciate that. I hope you all enjoyed the experience and take some great memories with you. No matter what happens next, this was a really special day.
Well done, you fab kids!
Converting measures, including mm, cm, m, inches and feet!
Incredible maths, again.
An update on recent Star of the Week winners-
Lucy and ...
Each of them are making the right choices, striving for success and setting the highest standards in so many ways.
Welcome back everybody. Here we go...possibly the most memorable time of your Primary schooling has arrived! Whilst there will be lots to do and I will expect a lot from you, please know that we have every confidence in your ability and are proud of you in so many ways. Let's do this!
Please see the overview for the PSHE work for the new term. All areas will be delivered with sensitivity and will be appropriate to the needs and learning of the children.
Developing the overarching concepts of:
Through the contexts of:
Identity (their personal qualities, attitudes, skills, attributes and achievements and what influences these)
Relationships (including different types and in different settings)
Risk (identification, assessment and how to manage risk rather than simply the avoidance of risk for self and others) and safety (including behaviour and strategies to employ in different settings)
Diversity and equality (in all its forms)
Power (how it is used and encountered in a variety of contexts including persuasion, bullying, negotiation and ‘win-win’ outcomes)
A healthy (including physically, emotionally and socially) balanced lifestyle (including within relationships, work-life, exercise and rest, spending and saving and diet)
Core theme 1: Health and Wellbeing
Core theme 2: Relationships
Pupils should be taught:
About managing change, including puberty, transition and loss
How to make informed choices about health and wellbeing and to recognise sources of help with this
How to respond in an emergency
To identify different influences on health and wellbeing
Ways of keeping physically and emotionally safe
Pupils should be taught:
How to recognise and manage emotions within a range of relationships
How to respond to risky or negative relationships and ask for help
How to respect equality and diversity in relationships.
Affirming self and others
Communicating ideas and views
Using constructive feedback
Affirming self and others
Analysing and evaluating situation
Communicating ideas and views to others
Please enjoy this wonderful poem by Thomas Wightman.
The adder lies on the grass next to the vermilion leaves,
As if it were a shoe lace keeping my feet comfortable.
Yet the adder has fierce teeth of venom
Ready to strike at exposed toe from unshod feet.
I watch it sniffing the ground ceaselessly,
Intent to forage out, out in the wild woodlands,
but the mice and lizards hardly appear,
that will allow it to be alive one more day.
It wants just to be alive tomorrow ,
clothed, perhaps in new pale scales,
With its non blinking eyes looking for food,
He will scythe through the grass to find more food .
It lives to hunt and devour,
And imagine his live young ,
And imagine a new home,
Were he has never been before.
One week on and it is now the turn of the Mixed Football team to be congratulated.
On a bitterly cold afternoon they came second, only succumbing in the end to a Golden Goal. This was the only goal they conceded during the entire tournament. Well done to you all for the individual parts you played and your attitude towards each other. You are a great example to others.
Well done to Malcolm Sargent Primary School. Please save some Fish and chips for us when the girls visit Skegness the following weekend!
Congratulations to the Girls Football team who won the Grantham and District tournament this afternoon. They were magnificent, winning 5 games and drawing once. They only conceded a single goal during the entire afternoon.
They have earned a place in the county finals in Skegness. What an achievement. So proud of you all.
My team, York City, could learn a lot from you super kids.
'Star of the Week' winners this term include:
Well done to all the footballers, last night.
We played against Belton Lane -my former school - and came away with a 2-0 victory. Everybody played their part: Reilly showed his tricky skills on the wing; Freddie demonstrated his thunderbolt shooting from distance; Ed was as steady as a rock as he helped to keep a clean sheet; Matthew scored a 'Messi-esque goal' which was duly celebrated in typical style; Monty and Matty shared the Goalkeeping with a half each (nothing was going to beat them!); Jake showed amazing positioning and control; Oliver added zip to the attack and Kitch was a constant menace putting their defence under pressure.
It was a treat for me to go back and see my old kids and they were brilliant too.
Thank you to all parents, once again for helping me to make it possible. I really appreciate it.
In PSHE this term we will be discussing the Core theme of Relationships.
We will talk about issues about feelings, keeping secrets, what a healthy relationship means, the consequences of our actions, acceptable physical contact, communication skills, stereotypes, difference and discrimination.
All work will be age-appropriate and tailored to the needs of the class.
Hello Class 10.
I hope you've enjoyed yourselves over the last few weeks and are refreshed and ready for a very important year for you all.
I'm really looking forward to seeing you on Monday and promise we have lots of exciting things planned.
We will be travelling back in time to find out about life in Britain when Romans had invaded. We will investigate Roman instruments in Music and produce beautiful Roman inspired art work.
In Science, we will begin by looking at your circulatory system and how to keep a healthy heart and lungs.
We are lucky to have a PE coach so remember to bring PE kit this week. Your lessons will be on Wednesday and Friday in the afternoon.
I'm really excited about the English plans which will be based around a terrific book that I want to share with you. I'll let you in on that secret on Monday.
In Maths, we will concentrate on number operations, place value, rounding and ordering, including negative numbers and solving practical problems too.
I will be expecting a lot from you because I know what you are capable of. Do not fear, this will be a super year, you will learn oodles of things and achieve more than you can imagine.