Our St George's News items
Anti-Bullying week, by Miss Gough-Hughes
Date: 24th Nov 2017 @ 4:11pm
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
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.
Non uniform day, by Mrs Walters
Date: 23rd Nov 2017 @ 4:03pm
This Friday, 24th November, is a non uniform day in aid of the Christmas Fair. Children are welcome to come to school in their own clothes in return for a donation of toys or bottles.
Road Safety Week, by Mrs Walters
Date: 24th Nov 2017 @ 9:33am
Children across the school enjoyed a 'Wheelie and Walker' Breakfast today to mark Road Safety Week. Our brilliant catering teams at both sites provided pastries for the pupils who had walked, ridden or scooted to school and it was a great success!
During the week children have been buying reflective key rings and stickers and learning about road safety with different activities.
The Eco Council, Mini Police and Dragon Club also got involved with Road Safety Week by asking parents to sign their petitions calling on the council to support the school with traffic calming measures. The children have done a fantastic job.
Mini Police visit Liverpool for Road Safety Week, by Mrs Walters
Date: 24th Nov 2017 @ 3:19pm
Three of the mini police squad were invited to have lunch at the police headquarters in Liverpool this week. After lunch they walked to Williamson Square with some police officers and mini police from other schools.
They were able to hand out leaflets to the public about road safety to raise awareness of the dangers of drink driving and the use of mobile phones while driving.
During the afternoon they were able to watch fire officers practice rescuing a trapped casualty from a crashed car. The fire officers took the roof off the vehicle, smashed the windows and took off the doors to rescue the pretendcasualty.
They really enjoyed their day and are looking forward to their next challenge as mini police.
The key message they would like to share is;
'Stay safe and drive carefully!'
New iPads in Year 6!, by Mrs Taylor
Date: 22nd Nov 2017 @ 2:37pm
We’ve had a fantastic afternoon in Year 6 using our new iPads. We have been creating algorithms using codes to complete different challenges. Some of us even learned to debug the programmes. We can’t wait to get the iPads back out to have another go.
Year 3 - Anti-Bullying work, by Mrs Horton
Date: 20th Nov 2017 @ 4:56pm
The children in year 3 enjoyed taking part in anti-bullying week. They demonstrated how they were all individuals but fitted together to make a good team!
Gymnastics fun for years 3 and 4, by Mrs Walters
Date: 20th Nov 2017 @ 12:55pm
Six of our year 3 and 4 pupils were invited to a gymnastics taster session at New Brighton Gymnastic Club today. The children had a great time learning about different moves and using some of the club's equipment. Thank you to the club for inviting us along!
Anti-Bullying Week, by Miss Mulheirn
Date: 23rd Nov 2017 @ 3:46pm
During the week, each year group learnt about anti-bullying through assemblies and class activities. We discussed what bullying is, the different types and what to do if you need help.
6B Anti-Bullying Poetry, by Mrs Taylor
Date: 17th Nov 2017 @ 2:36pm
6B rounded off 'Anti-Bullying Week' with a fantastic poetry performance. They have thought very carefully about the themes and scenarios discussed this week and some have even created anti-bullying posters in their own time. Well done, 6B!
Children In Need - uppersite, by Mrs Dunne
Date: 17th Nov 2017 @ 2:11pm
Year 5 and 6 had a great day today raising money for Children In Need. We came dressed in yellow and/or spots, we took part in a sponsored skip/bounce and some year 6 children organised a cake sale.
Thank you to everyone who took part, including parents who sent in sponsor money, organised outfits and sent in cakes.
Thank you also to Paula who made some fabulous Pudsey biscuits!
Children in Need success!, by Mrs Walters
Date: 17th Nov 2017 @ 2:19pm
Congratulations to all the children, staff and parents who have helped make Children in Need Day at St George's a great success. We have raised more than £1,000 with more money still to come from a sponsored skip/bounce at top site and other donations.
6B sponsored skip/bounce, by Mrs Taylor
Date: 17th Nov 2017 @ 11:34am
Well done 6B: that was a fantastic sponsored workout! Make sure that you bring your sponsor forms back in on Monday.
Children in Need 2017, by Mrs Walters
Date: 15th Nov 2017 @ 11:54am
We are looking forward to participating in Children in Need Day next week and supporting a much valued national charity. The staff sent a letter home last week with all the details.
Children can wear an item of yellow or spotty clothing on the day in return for a donation. As well as the key events, we also have children organising cake sales and sponsored events.
Key reminders of events are:
The children will receive a picture of Pudsey Bear to colour in or decorate. Please return to school by 16th November for judging with a 50p donation for entering the competition.
(Years 1 and 2)
The children will receive a money bag with a 2p coin in. The children should collect more 2p coins in their money bag to bring back into school to decorate a giant Pudsey Bear. Please bring money bags back by 16th November.
(Years 3 and 4)
Each class has been given £5.00 cash.
The class will plan a fundraising event to turn their £5.00 into the largest amount possible. Letter going out today.
(Years 5 and 6)
The children have decided to hold a sponsored skip/bounce. Please help them by sponsoring as much money as you can.
Gymnasticss fun, by Mrs Walters
Date: 14th Nov 2017 @ 4:08pm
Some of our year 2 children had a great time taking part in a taster session at New Brighton Gymnastics Club this week.
They were able to practice some gymnastics techniques and have a go with the club's equipment. Thank you to the club for inviting us along!
Dragon Club and Disco, by Mrs Walters
Date: 10th Nov 2017 @ 3:29pm
Message for parents of children in years 1 and 2 who attend Dragon Club and are also going to the rearranged disco on Monday 13th November. If you would like your child to be walked up to the disco please send in a letter on Monday.
WOW Day Trip to New York, by Miss Markham
Date: 13th Nov 2017 @ 1:42pm
Year 1 enjoyed flying to New York and tasting a New York bagel this afternoon!
Gymnastics fun session , by Mrs Walters
Date: 14th Nov 2017 @ 2:58pm
Children in year 2 had a fun afternoon enjoying a taster session in gymnastics thanks to New Brighton Gymnastics Club.
Six children were chosen to try different gymnastics techniques and to try some of the clubs equipment.
Thank you to the club for inviting us!
Year 2 Trip to Royden Park, by Miss Mulheirn
Date: 23rd Nov 2017 @ 3:32pm
We all had a fantastic day at Royden Park working with the rangers. We studied types of trees, what plants need to survive and even went on a minibeast hunt! At the end of the day we made our own microhabitat for a minibeast of our choice.
Remembrance Poem, by Mrs Horton
Date: 10th Nov 2017 @ 3:06pm
One of our talented year 3 pupils wrote a super poem about Remembrance. He read the poem with such lovely expression and feeling. Well done Joe!
Date: 10th Nov 2017 @ 11:24am
Eco-Warriors!, by Mrs Taylor
Date: 16th Nov 2017 @ 2:37pm
Our Eco-Warriors did a great job of presenting targets for the next two weeks. Each class must ensure that they have turned their lights off, closed their doors and have switched computers off to save energy. The classes will compete to be the most Eco-friendly.
Anti-bullying Conference 2017, by Mrs Horton
Date: 8th Nov 2017 @ 5:03pm
Our 8 anti-bullying ambassadors attended the Wirral Anti-Bullying Conference today at Woodchurch High School. They had a great day and were able to take part in a number of activities. The day was organised by Kayte Walsh of My Esteem. The children had the opportunity to work with drama and dance specialists and take part in art and craft activities all linked to anti-bullying. The children now have the task of passing on the important messages from today to the rest of the school. Next week during anti-bullying week they will lead assemblies and help to develop some activities that will be used in the classes.
Find out more about our anti-bullying work on the anti-bullying page of our website.
Football success!, by Mrs Walters
Date: 9th Nov 2017 @ 1:39pm
Congratulations to the year 4 and 5 football team, who won their latest away fixture as part of the Corgi Cup.
The team beat Our Lady of Pity Primary 5-3 and are waiting to see who their next fixture will be against.