Newhampton Art Centre Production

On Wednesday, the much anticipated productions of ‘Beowuld’ and ‘Anti-Bullying’ by Year 4 and 5 were performed on stage at the Newhampton Art Centre. The children from both classes have produced the majority of the production themselves: script writing, designing backdrops, stage transitioning and building props. There was also an opportunity to display their work in the exhibition hall.

Both performances were show-stopping and revealed some hidden talents for performing from many children. Thank you to all the parents, family members, governors that attended and supported the pupils. They were truly marvellous and a credit to the school – well done!

 

 

Great School Run with Marathon Kids

On Friday 14th June, Years 3-6 braved the unpredictable weather to participate in many different sporting activities at Aldersley Leisure Village. This culminated in a running event hosted by marathon kids – where the children would do as many laps as possible of the running track in a set time. Each time the children completed a lap – they received a wristband.

I am very proud to announce that SS Peter and Paul children/staff ran a combined 397km (246 miles) in 30 minutes. Well done to all the children, parents and staff who supported and attended this event. Each child received a medal for their efforts and as a bonus met Wolfie!

Father’s Day Event

On Saturday, SS Peter and  Paul held a Father’s Day event where dads could take part in lots of different activities with their children. The poor weather didn’t dampen the day, and there were lots of fun activities going on in school.

Thank you to all the families that attended and for Miss Murphy for organising the event.

Forest School Celebration

All of our Afternoon Nursery and some children from Reception have enjoyed participating in a ten week Forest School Programme at Wildside Activity Centre. In addition to adapting to a new environment, fostering curiosity, learning how to manage risks, and developing their social skills, confidence and physical abilities – they have also made dens, climbed trees, balanced on ropes splashed in puddles, made mud pies, made magic potions, learned camp fire rules, sat around a campfire, toasted marshmallows, gone pond dipping and played 1,2,3 where are you? What a busy ten weeks, and an incredible outdoor learning opportunity.
Families were invited to join us for our final celebration session; parents commented “Jack and Jessica really enjoyed forest school and told me all about what they did there…Savannah loved the forest school, I’m so happy she had this experience! I loved it too, thank you so much…It was a brilliant idea having the kids and mums explore different things during the event. My child absolutely loved it…Jake has been able to tell us all about fire safety and the games he has played. He always asks if he can take his wellies to school for forest school, even if it’s not Wednesday!”

Fundraiser for Street Child

The children came in their own clothes to raise money for the charity ‘Street Child’. Mrs Murphy is helping raise money for this charity, which will involve her travelling to Sierra Leone as part of her participation in Street Child International Volunteers. £30 sends a child to school for a whole year, £200 would pay for a teacher’s salary for a year and £1000 will fully refurbish a rural school. Mrs Murphy would like to express her thanks to everyone who contributed. Thanks!

If you would like to donate further to this cause, please copy and paste this link into your  internet browser:

https://www.gofundme.com/sue039s-sierra-leone-fundraiser?member=1991840&utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=fb_co_campmgmt_w

 

May Procession

On Wednesday, we held our May Procession outside. Our service included singing from our choir, artwork from children and teachers, poems and hymns. Thank you so much to everyone that attended and the donation of flowers. You can currently see this presented in our Foyer.

SS Peter and Paul are in the process of working towards RRSA (Rights Respecting Schools Award) by Unicef United Kingdom.

This will be another award that is lead by our amazing pupils in school.

The Rights Respecting Schools Award puts children’s rights at the heart of schools in the UK.

Unicef works with schools in the UK to create safe and inspiring places to learn, where children are respected, their talents are nurtured and they are able to thrive. The Unicef Rights Respecting Schools Award embeds these values in daily school life and gives children the best chance to lead happy, healthy lives and to be responsible, active citizens.

There are four key areas of impact for children at a Rights Respecting school; wellbeing, participation, relationships and self-esteem. The difference that a Rights Respecting School makes goes beyond the school gates, making a positive impact on the whole community.

We look forward to working with our local community to achieve this award.

Dig for Victory Community Event

Yesterday, we had a wonderful turn out for our community event in transforming our garden area. Parents, children and staff came together to help develop the area outside of Years 5 and 6. Including: creating a new sensory pathway; creating some new planting beds, cleaning away debris and rotting fencing and planting some seeds. Thank you to everyone that attended and a huge thank you to Mrs Walker for organising this event.

 

Mother’s Day Celebrations in Early Years

Last Friday, our Early Year’s team opened up the doors to our wonderful mums to celebrate Mother’s Day with their children. The morning consisted of cake and coffee and those lucky enough to attend in the afternoon were treated with afternoon tea! Thank you for everyone that attended.