Our St George's News items

End of term celebrations, by Mrs Walters

Date: 20th Dec 2017 @ 9:49am

For the last day of term tomorrow, Thursday 21st December, children are invited to wear their own clothes and Christmas jumpers for party day. 

We ask that each child brings in a small party plate which could include cake, biscuit, sausage roll, fruit, crisps etc.  Please do not send nuts into school.  We have a number of children with severe nut allergies.  The PTA will provide drinks.

School finishes at the usual time for both sites and we will back in on Monday 8th January. 

Mary's Meals collection, by Mrs Walters

Date: 19th Dec 2017 @ 3:14pm

Thank you so much to everyone who donated items for our recent Mary's Meals charity collection.

The Friends of Wallasey Village Library came to school today to collect all the ruck sacks and other donations from members of the school council for years 1 and 2 and were thrilled with everyone's generosity.

The donations will now be sorted and sent to the charity's headquarters in Scotland before going to children in Malawi.

if you would like to donate any items please take them to Wallasey Village library. The list of items required is below.

  • A hand towel
  • crayons (not felt tips as they do not know to replace the lids!)
  • eraser
  • ruler
  • pencil sharpener
  • pencils
  • packs of coloured pencils
  • blue or black biros
  • pencil case
  • small bouncy ball ie. tennis ball
  • a dessert spoon
  • boys shorts and t shirt (age 5 -- 12)
  • girls skirt and t shirt or dress (age 5 - 12)
  • toothbrush
  • toothpaste and soap
  • A5 lined notebook
  • flip flops or sandals.

 

Clothes may be items that your own children have grown out but that are still in good condition.

 

Remember that toothbrushes, toothpaste and soap should be new.

 

Don’t be tempted to put in treats or extra gifts. It is important to only include items that are on the list. Every backpack is checked to make sure they have the same contents. This is important for customs reasons and to ensure fairness during distribution.

School closes this Thursday, by Mrs Walters

Date: 19th Dec 2017 @ 9:31am

Just a reminder that school closes for the Christmas holidays this Thursday, 21st December and will reopen on Monday 8th January.

End of term CoJo treat, by Mrs Taylor

Date: 18th Dec 2017 @ 11:12am

We have loved having our end of term treat today. Commando Joe brought his inflatable obstacle course in and we loved running and jumping through it!

OFSTED Report, by Mrs Walters

Date: 14th Dec 2017 @ 10:28am

OFSTED visited St George's last week. To read their report please follow the link below.

http://www.stgeorges.wirral.sch.uk/serve_file/222358

Singers at Wallasey Village Lbrary, by Mrs Walters

Date: 13th Dec 2017 @ 3:12pm

Children from years 1 and 2 entertained members of the community at Wallasey Village Library last week with a Christmas singing session. The visitors all enjoyed the entertainment and the children had a great time performing.

Road safety workshop - Year 6, by Mrs Taylor

Date: 13th Dec 2017 @ 11:12am

Year 6 participated in a road safety workshop today. They learnt how to cross roads safely and how to behave on pavements. They also learnt about safe clothing and cycling along the roads. It would be great if children could continue these discussions at home.

Reading Club at the Library, by Mrs Horton

Date: 13th Dec 2017 @ 8:32pm

For the past 6 weeks, a group of year 2 children have been enjoying a weekly visit to Wallasey Village Library. We have had a great time learning how to use the library, having books hunts, reading together and eating biscuits! The children have had a super time and have impressed me with their fabulous reading. They have really enjoyed just spending quiet time in the library and browsing the large collection of books. 

It's great to use the library and we would love to see more of our families using this fantastic free facility. 

Family e-safety workshop for years 5 and 6, by Mrs Walters

Date: 9th Dec 2017 @ 11:51am

Parents of children in years 5 and 6 are invited to join us at upper site for a family e-safety workshop on Monday 11th December from 5-6pm.

School photographs, by Mrs Walters

Date: 30th Nov 2017 @ 2:16pm

Please see the attached letter regarding school photographs next week

School photo payments, by Mrs Walters

Date: 5th Dec 2017 @ 1:23pm

If you have sent a slip in for the school photos on Friday please make sure the full payment of £12 is received by Friday morning. This is not available on Parent Pay but we can accept cash or cheques made payable to Whitebox.

6b attendance party, by Mrs Taylor

Date: 7th Dec 2017 @ 3:15pm

Well done 6b! We celebrated fantastic attendance with a party today. We played party games, had snowball fights and danced away to our favourite songs. yes

OFSTED visit, by Mrs Walters

Date: 5th Dec 2017 @ 2:36pm

OFSTED inspectors will be visiting school tomorrow. Parents are invited to fill in an online parent survey 'Parent View' which can be found on the school website under Important Information, OFSTED and St George's.

http://www.stgeorges.wirral.sch.uk/page/ofsted-and-parent-view/39517

There will also be a drop in session for parents to speak to inspectors between 3 and 3.30pm on Wednesday in the school hall. A letter will go out tonight with more information and can also be viewed below. 

 

TV stars!, by Mrs Walters

Date: 1st Dec 2017 @ 1:36pm

Two of our children, Ava and George, will be appearing on TV this weekend!

The children were filmed at Clare House's new site in Liverpool earlier this term as part of a special episode of Dengineers on CBBC. 

The show ill be on TV at 11am on Saturday 2nd December

6A Classifying leaves, by Mr Keaney

Date: 1st Dec 2017 @ 3:49pm

Year 6 had a great time outside during science, we were looking for lots of different leaves. After we had collected the leaves, we discussed their characteristics to classify them. 

Reading Champions' Book Swap, by Mrs Taylor

Date: 17th Nov 2017 @ 2:03pm

On the 1st December, Reading Champions will be holding a Year 5/6 book swap.

If you have a book that you have loved reading but would like to swap for a different book, bring it to school on Friday 1st December to swap it for free.

Details:

Date: Friday 1st December

Time: 11am

Venue: Sports Hall

6B Classification in Science, by Mrs Taylor

Date: 1st Dec 2017 @ 1:14pm

6B really enjoyed the science lesson today. We collected leaves from the playground and recorded data from them. We then used this data to create classification keys and spent some time identifying leaves in our playground using what we had made. 

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Y5/6 Book Swap Success, by Mrs Taylor

Date: 1st Dec 2017 @ 1:06pm

A huge well done to all Reading Champions who helped to organise today's book swap event.  It was great to see so many children leaving with new books that they may never have chosen in a book shop themselves.

We hope that everybody enjoys their new reads!

Hobgoblin Theatre Visit Year 2, by Mrs Price

Date: 30th Nov 2017 @ 9:53am

The Wizard of Oz Pantomime

 

Year 2 have enjoyed an exciting visit from the Hobgoblin Theatre Company. The Wizard of Oz was a fantastic pantomime for the children, everybody was involved in cheering, laughing and encouraging the characters duirng the performance.

 

Year 5 Soccerdome Tournament, by Mrs Walters

Date: 29th Nov 2017 @ 4:05pm

Some of our year 5 children had a fantastic afternoon taking part in a Soccerdome tournament today.

The tournament was arranged by Frank Brennan, former governor and owner of the Soccerdome and he kindly donated a trophy which the winning team will receive next week in a special assembly.

Each class had taken part in games during the previous week and the final four teams travelled to the Soccerdome for the semi final and final. The ultimate winners were 5C, who beat 5D in the final.

Well done to everyone who took part.

Upper Site Gymnastic Success, by Mrs Walters

Date: 28th Nov 2017 @ 1:22pm

Congratulations to our Year 5 and 6 gymnasts who represented St George's at a competition against five other schools at New Brighton Gymnastics Club on Monday.

The year 5 team came second overall with the year 6 team coming first! They all performed brilliantly and were a credit to the school.

 

Road Safety week, by Miss Gough-Hughes

Date: 24th Nov 2017 @ 4:23pm

Road Safety week

As a school, we have been promoting road safety week and the importance of children using the roads safely. We have discussed how we cross the roads safely, using the different types of crossings and discussed how it is important to stop, look and listen when we cross the road. Children also looked at how they could stay safe if they were using equipment such as a scooter near to the road and how they could stay safe in moving vehicles e.g. always wearing their seatbelt and encouraging others to do the same. Children took part in a little in school competition where they drew their own version of the red and/or green man. Some of the children's examples have been uploaded. It would be useful if children could continue this discussion of how they can be safe on or near roads at home and even design their own green/red man again, if they would like to. 

Anti-Bullying week, by Miss Gough-Hughes

Date: 24th Nov 2017 @ 4:11pm

Anti-Bullying Week 

This week, the children have been thinking about what the word bullying means. Children have been talking about our school rules and how they keep us safe and try to ensure that we do not hurt or upset other people's feelings or that other people do not hurt or upset us. Children have discussed what they think would be bullying and how they could instead show kindness to their friends and family at all times. Children have also been encouraged to think about how they could help their friends if they thought their friends were being bullied in school. This week, to raise awareness for anti-bullying week, all year 1 children have created their own anti-bullying poster. We will to continue to spread awareness for anti-bullying and remind children to be kind to their friends and family. . 

Daisy Dawes, by Mrs Price

Date: 24th Nov 2017 @ 3:16pm

Daisy Dawes 

Year 1 & 2 have had a fantastic time exploring the writing of Daisy Dawes, a local author. 

We listened to her story, explored her story in different languages and created our own version of Fred, the character from the story. 

 

 

Year 1 and 2 Author Visit, by Mrs Horton

Date: 24th Nov 2017 @ 1:44pm

We have been very lucky this week to welcome author, and model maker, Daisy Dawes into our school. She read her story book 'Get Ahead Fred' and brought along her fabulous models of the characters. In year 1 the children had a great time making crowns and year 2 created their own Fred models. Daisy was very inspirational and has promised to come back in the spring when her new book comes out. More phootgraphs of the day will be added to the year 1 and 2 pages.

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