Our St George's News items

Half term support across Wallasey, by Mrs Walters

Date: 23rd May 2019 @ 10:45am

Brunch Time and Feeding Birkenhead will be running breakfast and lunch clubs arcoss Wirral during half term with activities, hot meals and taeaway lunch packs.

For more details please see the attached flyers.

Mooncamp competition for year 5 children, by Mrs Walters

Date: 22nd May 2019 @ 11:17am

Hi Impact Consultancy are inviting year 5 children to get involved with an overnight camping expereince they are organising with Wirral Borough Council.

Mooncamp is an overnight camping experience that is being organised for October 2019. The camp will be Science and Technology themed and will be in Thurstaton. 

This camp is a free opportunity for 50 children across the Wirral to attend and they are hoping to invite five children each from 10 primary schools.

For this reason, they are launching a competition for all year five students. All they have to do is design a mission patch for the camp- it must be stars/moon/space themed and highlight the Wirral in some way.

For more information please see the attached leaflet.

Year 6 Celtic music afternoon, by Mrs Taylor

Date: 21st May 2019 @ 3:17pm

Year 6 were treated to a fantastic afternoon of Celtic music and dancing. We would like to say a huge thank you to Melody Makers for organising it.

Year 5/6 Handball Tournament, by Mr Knowles

Date: 23rd May 2019 @ 8:01am

On Tuesday morning, 8 of our Year 5 and 6 children went to Mount Primary School to take part in a Handball competition. The team represented St George's extremely well and came 4th overall which is a great achievement in an unfamiliar sport. Well Done to all who took part!

Soccer Success at St George's Park, by Cassidy

Date: 20th May 2019 @ 1:09pm

Huge well done to three of our year 6 pupils who excelled with their team (Vauxhall Motors) at the National Under 11s tournament at England HQ (St George's Park ) on Saturday.  They got to the final from 90 teams, losing out to national champions from Birmingham.

Very proud of Ellis, Harry and Reuben.

Well done!

6B Saltdough, by Mrs Palmi

Date: 17th May 2019 @ 3:06pm

We had fun first making and then sculpting with salt dough this afternoon. Look at some of our creations.

6a forest school, by Mrs Taylor

Date: 17th May 2019 @ 3:03pm

6a loved their session at the forest school with Mrs Noakes. They toasted marshmallows,used saws and drills, searched for bugs and built dens. We would like to say a huge thank you to Mrs Noakes for organising a fantastic lesson.

6A marshmallow towers, by Mrs Taylor

Date: 17th May 2019 @ 2:55pm

6a have thoroughly enjoyed working together to make towers out of dried spaghetti and marshmallows. Have a look at what they managed to create by demonstrating effective teamwork, communication and resilience.

6C Salt Dough, by Mrs Bowden-Pickstock

Date: 17th May 2019 @ 2:38pm

This afternoon, we made saltdough and created different flowers, animals and dinosaurs. We then created something, of our choice, to take home. 

6B Forest School, by Mrs Palmi

Date: 17th May 2019 @ 12:38pm

We loved having a go at all of the activities in Forest School this morning. Some of our favourite activities included toasting marshmallows, sawing “wood cookies” and building dens.

6A salt dough models, by Mrs Taylor

Date: 17th May 2019 @ 11:58am

6A have been making salt dough today in preparation for our Chinese dragon art project. Today was just a practice but the children have already shown great skill and precision in modelling their dough.

6B Marshmallow Towers, by Mrs Palmi

Date: 17th May 2019 @ 11:15am

We were trying to build the tallest tower but all of these towers were amazing for different reasons.

6C Forest School, by Mrs Bowden-Pickstock

Date: 17th May 2019 @ 11:15am

6C enjoyed a session at forest school this morning. One of our favourite things was toasting marshmallows and drinking hot chocolate. We also really enjoyed using the saw and drill to create wood cookies. 

 

 

Picnic Lunch, by Mrs Horton

Date: 16th May 2019 @ 1:17pm

We all enjoyed the sunshine today and had a wonderful picnic lunch.

Discovering the History of New Brighton with Mr Breeze, by Mrs Cameron-Ivanov

Date: 16th May 2019 @ 1:44pm

We have been very lucky to have Mr Breeze join us this afternoon to tell us all about the history of New Brighton.

We have found out how different New Brighton was when Mr Breeze was a young boy. People used to travel to New Brighton for a holiday!

Did you know the Ferry used to come to New Brighton Pier from Liverpool and it used to have 3 decks? They also had a boat that you could go on to dance in the evenings. Sadly, the pier was not looked after and it fell down in a bad storm.

There was also a big tower, 5m bigger than Blackpool, which had a cable car that took you to the beach, but it was not looked after and one day it caught on fire and burnt down.

New Brighton also had a fair ground with lots of exciting rides and games as well as an indoor fair, just like the 2p machines we see there today. Mr Breeze showed us how the money he used to pay for these rides and games was different when he was a boy compared to the coins we use today.

We were surprised to hear that New Brighton also had a steam train that ran along the water front and a lake that had paddle boats on.

These days we go to Guinea Gap to swim, but Mr Breeze used to swim in an openair pool which was enormous and very deep. It had a giant diving board and people would queue outside to go in. Today we have a Morrison’s and Light Cinema where the pool used to be.

We have really enjoyed being able to speak to Mr Breeze about his wonderful memories of New Brighton and ask him lots of interesting questions.

Thank you Mr Breeze!

Do you have anyone at home that you could ask about their memories of New Brighton?

3A and 3C visit Ness Gardens, by Miss Bennett

Date: 17th May 2019 @ 11:47am

3A and 3C had a brilliant day at Ness Gardens which was made even better by the glorious weather.  The children had a fantastic day using their exisiting knowledge from Science looking at the functions and parts of plants. However, they also learnt lots of new things about plants from around the world and pollunation. 

Outdoor learning in the beautiful weather, by Mrs Dunne

Date: 15th May 2019 @ 3:17pm

We’ve really been making the most of the sunshine at Upper Site,

Year 6 did some chilled out maths revision after yoga while year 5 had PE lessons. Another year 5 class even made use of the picnic benches for their computing lesson with the iPads. 

 

 

3B and 3D visit Ness Gardens, by Miss Bennett

Date: 17th May 2019 @ 2:01pm

3B and 3D had a brilliant day at Ness Gardens which was made even better by the glorious weather.  The children had a fantastic day using their exisiting knowledge from Science looking at the functions and parts of plants. However, they also learnt lots of new things about plants from around the world and pollunation. 

Year 4 PGL trip!, by Miss Lewis

Date: 7th May 2019 @ 8:12pm

We have had a successful trip to PGL with the children partaking in kayaking, fencing, problem solving, the challenge course, archery and giant swing! We have been writing some diary entries about our experiences! Here are some photos: 

Nathan Young visits year 1 and 2, by Mrs Johnson

Date: 3rd May 2019 @ 2:11pm

Nathan Young visited year one and two today to gratefully receive the money raised following our deaf awareness morning. Nathan will use the money to help fund his trip to Brazil this summer to represent GB in the World Deaf Championships

Good luck Nathan and we look forward to seeing your medals. 

Year 5/6 Girls Football Report, by Mr Knowles

Date: 3rd May 2019 @ 11:31am

Last night the Year 5/6 girls took part in the final of the Tranmere Rovers Wirral U11 Tournament. The girls all played amazingly well and were a credit to the school. They came 3rd overall from all the schools that entered and narrowly missed out on the final by 1 point. Well Done girls!

Year 5 Persian Food, by Mrs Dunne

Date: 3rd May 2019 @ 3:41pm

Year 5 have been learning all about Persian food as part of their topic about Ancient Baghdad and Islamic Culture.

Year 3 and 4 dodgeball win, by Mrs Walters

Date: 2nd May 2019 @ 8:36am

A huge well done to our amazing year 3 and 4 dodgeball team who won yesterday in a Wallasey Schools tournament.

The team won every single game against the other five schools at the tournament at Greenleas Primary School.

Their behaviour and team work was excellent and we are very proud of them!

Year 4 residential final arrangements, by Mrs McCarthy

Date: 1st May 2019 @ 9:50am

A letter with details of all the final arrangements for the PGL trip will be sent home tonight to all year 4 children who are attending the residential next week.

The children must be in school by 7.10am on Tuesday 7th May wearing clothes they can get wet as they will all be taking part in kayaking on the first day.

For more information please see the attached letter.

London Marathon Success, by Mrs Walters

Date: 30th Apr 2019 @ 3:22pm

Congratulations to our very own Mr Knowles who completed the London Marathon at the weekend.

Mr Knowles completed the marathon in four hours and 47 minutes and raised more than £2,325 for Save the Children! Well done from everyone at St George's!

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