We are really looking forward to seeing you on Thursday 3rd September. A letter will be sent to you regarding all the key information. However just to let you know that children will not need any equipment except a book bag and water bottle. PE kit will need to be worn on their PE day (Monday). The children will not be getting changed into PE kits at school. Please make sure they are wearing appropriate kit (see website).
Children should be dropped off via the front gate, entrance near the office between 8.45 -8.55 am. Pick up from the same place between 3.10 – 3.20 pm.
This term we will learning lots of exciting things. We will start the year with lots of getting to know you and well being activities. We will also being getting active and having fun.
Mrs Bolden, Miss Davies, Miss Willox, Mrs Langston, Mrs Wyatt
As our pupils love TTRockstars and are committed to improving their timestable knowledge and recall, those in Years 2-6 are taking part in a competition this week called Rock Out 2019 and it’s all done online via the TTRockstars website.
All game modes (Gig, Garage, Studio, etc.) will count but only from games played between 7.30am and 7.30pm on Monday 11th, Tuesday 12th, Wednesday 13th, Thursday 14th, Friday 15th and Saturday 16th November.
For every correct answer to a multiplication or division question, your child will earn their class a point. The Times Tables Rock Stars platform will calculate the class average (the number of correct answers per pupil in the class who play during the competition hours). Winning classes in the school and in the country as a whole will be the ones with the highest average.
In the spirit of the competition, please don’t play on their behalf but by all means encourage and support them to the extent that it doesn’t cause high stress levels or impact on family plans. We suggest a limit of half an hour a day outside school hours – some will play more, some will play less.
Thanks for your support and good luck everyone!
Reminder to Year 3 parents
Universal free school meals are available to all pupils in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2. If you think your child may be eligible for Free School Meals now they are in Year 3, then you need to register them online as soon as possible at www.hertfordshire.gov.uk on the Free School Meals page. Alternatively, we can help you do this in school if you come into the office.
It’s the Year 3 and Year 4 inter-house times table tournament this week.
Each house will battle it out against each other on the TTRockstars website to win the top spot!
The first battles yesterday were extremely close but were finally won by Trott and Ennis.
Round 2 runs tomorrow (4th July) from 8am to 8pm. Computers will be available to pupils in class and at breaktimes and they can also play from home.
Throughout June, our Year 3 and 4 pupils have been practising their timetables and earning points for their House in an inter-house challenge.
Trott house pupils won the challenge scoring an incredible 107, 252 points! Well done to them. Ennis house came 2nd (94,092 points) followed by Whitlock (89,988 points) and Farah (40,537 points).
Congratulations too to our 3 top scoring pupils:
1st Malachi (Y3)
2nd Ege (Y4)
3rd Kyah (Y3)
The Year 3 classes are battling it out against each other this weekend and next week, Houses will take on each other in battles of the bands!