Community gardening

Thanks to all those who gave a bit of time and effort on Saturday. Quite a lot achieved – have a look at the planters by the fence in the playground, the nursery garden and see if you can spot the new bird houses (one handmade by Millie, Y4) and 🦇 house.

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Child-led charity

Well done to Edie (Y1), George R (Y1), Noah (Y4) and Teddy (Nursery) who raised £65 for Barnardos last week. They were presented with certificates in assembly today and Noah summarised what they did: “My brother, George, had this idea to sell balloons and we took it from there. We sold quite a few and […]

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Smoothie making!

Today we made smoothies! We made a banana and strawberry smoothie, followed by a spinach, kale, avocado and kiwi smoothie. Funnily enough the spinach smoothie was not as popular! We discussed why it was healthy and why we should eat it, but, most of all, we had lots of fun!

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Fortnite online game

Does your child play Fortnite (or indeed any game that has online chat)?  If so, please take the time to read this article taken from the BBC website … Voice and text chat systems in the popular Fortnite game are leaving children open to being contacted by strangers, warns the NSPCC. The warning comes after research […]

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Building Friendships Garden Project

Following on from last year’s Lottery funded ‘Building Friendships’ project, there are big plans afoot for the outside spaces at St Margaret’s!  Year 2 and Reception mum Gemma Burns has volunteered her time and gardening expertise to work with the school to create an exciting vision for the garden areas in the main school and […]

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Fitness (it’s not just) Friday

Next week, we are trialing a range of ways to get all children active (in addition to our current timetable of PE lessons etc.) As there will be activities at different times of the day and throughout the whole week, children should wear their trainers for the whole week. Y5 & 6 should wear full […]

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Sutcliffe athletics

Following the excitement of the Commonwealth Games, we will be taking to the track and field at the newly refurbished Sutcliffe Park. Year 2,3,4 are going this coming Monday (23rd) and Y5/6 on Monday 30th. Year 2,3,4 are going again on Monday 14th May and Y5/6 on Monday 21st May. Children should come to school […]

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