Well done to the 100%ers

Posted by grosvenornews on Monday Jul 24, 2017 Under School News

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Goodbye and farewell

Posted by grosvenornews on Thursday Jul 20, 2017 Under Year 6

Today we said goodbye to our Year 6 children who performed to Parents, families and friends in their final assembly.

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Congratulations to all our prize winners

Posted by grosvenornews on Wednesday Jul 19, 2017 Under EYFS, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5

In the annual Prize Giving Assembly we celebrated the achievements of children in Nursery to Year 5. Well done everyone.

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Children’s University

Posted by grosvenornews on Monday Jul 17, 2017 Under Uncategorized

We are very proud of our 29 Year 5 and Year 6 graduates this year! They have worked hard to achieve their bronze, silver and gold awards.

In addition to having high quality education in school, children must also be involved in learning in its broadest sense, beyond the classroom and formal curriculum, if they are to achieve their potential and become lifelong learners. The Children’s University aims to help children develop their extra-curricular interests and abilities and have their participation and achievements recognised and celebrated, thereby increasing their motivation, confidence, self-esteem and aspirations to succeed.

The Children’s University is an International critically-acclaimed charity which encourages children aged 5 to 14 years to try new experiences, develop new interests and acquire new skills through participation in innovative and creative Learning Activities outside of the school day. Learning Activities are designed to:

•raise aspiration, self-esteem & confidence

•encourage curiosity and a love of learning

•enhance motivation and build resilience

•introduce new life experience

•offer progression in learning and personal skills


 

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Travelling by tuba

Posted by grosvenornews on Monday Jul 10, 2017 Under Music and Performances, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6

On Wednesday ‘Travelling by Tuba’ (Chris and Stewart) visited our school. Nursery, Reception, Year 1, 2 and 3 started the day with a concert which took us on a musical journey around the world. We began in Egypt where we learnt about the ocarinas and how they came about. Then we went to Africa where Chris dressed up as a Zulu warrior and performed some African music on a kudu horn. After that we went back 2000 years to roman times learning about how the roman emperor addressed the soldiers with an instrument called a cornu. In Turkey their army used a schnib to address the army and a dumbelik. Some children played the instruments whilst the rest of us marched along to the army music. After all that excitement we journeyed to the far east where we saw the two and a half metre high Tibetan Bhudist Dung encrusted in jewels which was played to thank the Gods for their music. To finish Chris told us all about the Tuba and played us some music with Stewart accompanying on the piano. Some children were also asked to come and join the performance playing some instruments.
Following the assembly, Years 4, 5 and 6 took part in workshops where they learn rhythms and played these on different instruments eventually leading to a whole group performance. It was a great day. Look at all the photos.
Thankyou for all your donations, We raised £170.63 towards the cost.

 

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Year 2 down on the beach

Posted by grosvenornews on Tuesday Jul 4, 2017 Under Uncategorized

Year 2 have had a great day on the beach in Llandudno.

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Key Stage 2 Art Exhibition

Posted by grosvenornews on Friday Jun 30, 2017 Under Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6

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Art exhibition

Posted by grosvenornews on Wednesday Jun 28, 2017 Under Curriculum, EYFS, Year 1, Year 2

We were so pleased to be joined by so many parents and children at our Early Years and Key Stage 1 Art Exhibition.

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Key Stage 2 Sports Day

Posted by grosvenornews on Friday Jun 23, 2017 Under School News, Sport, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6

Key Stage 2 enjoyed competing in 5 different activities in the glorious sunshine. Activities included running races, throwing, jumping, javelin and archery. Well done to everyone who took part!


 

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Nursery at Puccinis

Posted by grosvenornews on Wednesday Jun 21, 2017 Under EYFS

Mrs Tinkler’s class had a fantastic time at Puccini’s Restaurant on Tuesday.

We travelled down on the bus, then rolled up our sleeves, cleaned our hands and made our very own pizzas.

Mr Pucci and his staff made us feel so welcome and helped us to create our masterpieces which we then ate.  Our parent helpers even got chance to make their own pizzas too! Phoebe managed to eat ALL her pizza! After that we had ice cream, then a wee, then back to school.

We all said  thank you to Mr Pucci and his staff and gave them a big clap.

The staff and parents were very proud of all the children who behaved beautifully and were excellent pizza chefs!

Thank you again to our brilliant parent helpers and Puccini’s for a wonderful day.

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