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Going for Goals

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We have been thinking about Going for Goals this week. What are your goals for 2015?

Star Awards this week:

Jae, Phoebe, Alexia, Eden-Ny, Holly, Mia, Edward, Holly, Oscar, Amelia, Isabel



Happy Birthday Holly!

Happy Birthday Mrs Hirst!

We'll done Mia for being kind and helpful Florence – you were spotted by Mr Simmons.


Happy New Year

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Welcome back to the new term. We have been thinking of resolutions that we might make.


Awards this week:

Sam, Rose, Oscar, Sophie, Beatrice, Beth, Alex, Maisie, James, Natasha and Olivia

We'll done Isaac for achieving your swimming certificate.

Thanks to Dave who told us all about playing dodgeball. We will have 3 weeks of training before a competition in week 4 and then a tournament in week 5. There and gold, silver and bronze medals as well as other prizes and trophies for the 5 weeks. Maybe some of you could represent your school to play against other Schools. If you would like to take part, we have 28 places so please bring back your letter back as soon as possible.

Happy Birthday Amber, Lola, James and Natasha

A car key was found before Christmas – do you know who it belongs to?


Isaac brought his level 12 swimming award to show us all in assembly and Jake in class 1 wrote all these Cvc words in phonics today. Well done to both of you, all reception children got a head teachers sticker for excellent phonics with Mrs. Hirst.


Knit and natter started today. If you can knit you are welcome to come and help the children, this takes place on a Thursday lunch time at 12.15 to 1.00pm. Thank you to Mrs. Pickavance and Mrs. Hague for all their help.






Thank you to everyone who came to the sing a long. Thanks goes to Mr. Purcell and the ukulele players, and to the children for learning the songs.

Best wishes Mr Simmons












Aimee Rose with her designed Christmas Card.



On Monday in assembly Mr Simmons said who ever has the best manners will be given a Christmas present to put under their Christmas tree to open on Christmas Day.

The winners are Lauren and Olvier, congratulations!

Best wishes Mr. Simmons


Merry Christmas!

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These children got Star Awards this week:

Erin, Jack S, Aimee-Rose, Poppy, Jack F, Beatrice, Jae, Darcie, Harrison D, Abigail, Florence.



Well done Lauren and Oliver you won a present for showing good manners this week.

Congratulations Natasha and Holly for winning in the young writers competition. Your work will be published on the 31st of March 2015.

Check today's Huddersfield Examiner for lovely photos of our Christmas Production.


Happy Birthday Mia :)



Today was Christmas lunch, thanks to Mrs. Orwin and Mrs. Short for a lovely lunch. The children had a great party and a special visitor.







Class 1




Class 2

Class 3





Class 3 have made gingerbread people today in mathematics.