Another Week - Another Hole in the Road!

It will all be over by Thursday - I hope. Patience is again required by parents and visitors to school - at least the weather is dry if you're walking that bit further from the car. Patience is also required by our Key Stage 2 pupils who have lost their football yard (again) for the next few days…

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Eamonn Reilly was in the Building!

In a very special assembly, children's author Eamonn Reilly inspired the children by reading from a selection of his books and discussing how to become a better writer. The children will be able to purchase signed copies of his books over the next few days.

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Visiting Author Assembly

Author Eamon Reilly is taking assembly this morning. He is giving us lots of ideas for writing whilst sharing some of the books that he has had published. For more ideas visit his website...

http://www.er-reilly.co.uk

 

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We're Back!

The second half of the Spring Term is a short one (only four weeks long) but it looks like a busy one! The school diary is already filling up with author visits, World Book Day, Parents' Evenings, Mother's Day Gifts on sale, the 'Big Clean Up for the Queen', Sunday Walking Club to the Jumbles,…

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Lord Sugar - We Have a Winner!

The takings have been counted, the float has been deducted and the start-up capital has been re-paid. At the end of an extremely frenetic afternoon of buying and selling - the class with the biggest profit in this year's Mini Enterprise Week are YEAR 2. Well done everyone!

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Mini Enterprise Fair in Full Swing

The hall was filled with the sound of ringing cash registers this afternoon as each class competed to sell their products and maximise profits.

For the right price you could pick up greetings cards, cup cakes, bead bracelets, pencil toppers, carrot and cress seeds - you could even adopt a…

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Dining at the Top Table

I was joined on Top Table by last week's Star Award winners. They had good manners and great appetites!

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I See No Children!

This picture of an empty playground during a DRY lunchtime shows that our INVACUATION practice was a success. As well as practising evacuation (more commonly known as a fire drill) schools have to practise getting all the children off the playground and into the building as quickly as possible (in…

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Church Assembly

This morning the whole school went over to the church for assembly. Reverend Kim told the children all about Lent and the origins of Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday. As you can see, some of the children (including these two from Year 5) volunteered to have their hand daubed with ash (as a…

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The ONLY thing to buy on Friday!

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Lord Sugar Would Be Impressed!

As you probably know, this week is Mini Enterprise Week at St Stephen's and this morning all classes took part in a special assembly to advertise their products to the rest of the school. There were some really creative ideas and I can see that competition is going to be fierce at Friday…

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Cancel the Ark!

It's FINALLY stopped raining! The Governors' Centenary Clock records the moment that blue skies appeared over Kearsley for the first time this year (that's what it feels like anyway). I'm happy to say that the children are able to go outside to play for a change and run off some…

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