Our St George's News items

Year 4 Kayaking at PGL, by Miss Cameron

Date: 10th May 2018 @ 1:57pm

"I loved seeing the different animals around, especially the ducks and ducklings." smiley

"I was proud of myself for getting over my fears of the water!" yes

"I really enjoyed all the games we played on the water." laugh

"I was SO happy to get a warm shower after kayaking!"cheeky

- Year 4 Children

Year 4 PGL Photobooth pictures, by Miss Cameron

Date: 11th May 2018 @ 2:51pm

During our disco we had a photobooth with props!

Year 4 have arrived safely on their residential trip, by Mrs Walters

Date: 8th May 2018 @ 2:56pm

Year 4 have arrived safely at PGL in Shropshire and have been enjoying the days' activities despite the rain!

Dodgeball fun, by Mrs Walters

Date: 4th May 2018 @ 3:13pm

Some of our year 3 and 4 children had a great time at a school dodgeball tournament today and came third.

The children went to Greenleas Primary School and joined several other schools in the competition. As always their behaviour was great and they thoroughly enjoyed themselves.

School opening, by Mrs Walters

Date: 3rd May 2018 @ 4:45pm

School will reopen tomorrow, Friday 4th May as normal. We will be closed on Monday for the bank holiday and will reopen on Tuesday 8th May.

Attendance tea party, by Mrs Walters

Date: 3rd May 2018 @ 4:43pm

Congratulations to all the children who came to our 100% attendance party. The children enjoyed juice and a cake along with a scavenger hunt for years 5 and 6 and some extra playtime for children at lower site.

Year 1 Phonics Screening , by Miss Gough-Hughes

Date: 2nd May 2018 @ 2:29pm

Dear Year 1 parents, 

As you may be aware from parents evening and letters sent home, Year 1 children have their phonics screening test coming up (week beggining 11th June). This is a test whereby children will come and read some real words and some alien words (nonsense words) with their class teacher. If you would like more information about what this test entails, we have a parents event being held at 5pm on Monday 14th May. 

Here is a list of useful websites in order to practise with your children at home: 

 

Phonics Play website - www.phonicsplay.co.uk     (phases 3-5). Games including: Buried treasure, poop deck pirates etc.

Teach your monster to read app 

Phonics Bloom Website - https://www.phonicsbloom.com/ (phases 3-5).

BBC Bitesize website - http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks1/literacy/phonics/play/popup.shtml 

BBC Sandcastle game - http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/wordsandpictures/phonics/sandcastle/flash/game.shtml

ICT Games - http://www.ictgames.com/literacy.html

 

Thank you,

The Year 1 team. 

 

 

 

 

Reading breakfast , by Mrs Walters

Date: 1st May 2018 @ 3:26pm

Thank you to everyone who came along to the year 1 and 2 reading breakfast at Wallasey Village Library this morning.

it was a great success and everyone enjoyed breakfast and a story from Mrs Horton. Thank you to the library for hosting us!

INSET 3rd May - Booking Fast, by Mr Smith

Date: 1st May 2018 @ 8:13am

Bookings are coming in fast for the INSET day which is this Thursday (4th May) should you required your children to attend please submit a booking form before Thursday.

Mini Olympics fun, by Mrs Walters

Date: 30th Apr 2018 @ 10:59am

Well done to all the children who attended a multi sports/mini Olympics session at our upper site last week.

The event was organised by the Wallasey Cluster and saw children from other schools spending the afternoon taking part in lots of different events.

Everyone had a great time and a big thank you must also go to the year 5 pupils who were a great help on the day - Lily, Zoe, Lloyd and Freddie.

St George's Day Success, by Mrs Walters

Date: 23rd Apr 2018 @ 4:05pm

We had an amazing St George’s Day parade today - thank you to everyone who came and cheered us on, waved flags, clapped and joined in the fun.

The children looked fantastic in red and white with their flags, hats and shields and we were joined by the mini police, mini dragons and George our dragon as well as our brave crusader St George!

Below are just some of the photos from the day and thank you to Melanie for letting us use her video of the children singing When a Knight Won His Spurs.

Our latest Will Allen award winners, by Mrs Dunne

Date: 23rd Apr 2018 @ 4:09pm

Well done to our two winners from the last half term. They are always showing themselves to be the very best they can be: putting every effort into their work; being a good friend; always being kind and polite. 

St George's Day, by Mrs Walters

Date: 20th Apr 2018 @ 4:07pm

We are very excited about our upcoming St George's Day plans. Please see the letter below for more details. The route for our parade is also attached below.

Wow Afternoon - Summer term , by Miss Gough-Hughes

Date: 24th Apr 2018 @ 4:10pm

Year 1 Wow Afternoon! 

 

For our Wow afternoon, children in Year 1 dressed up as gardeners in order to celebrate the start of our Summer term topic: plants. Children looked like excellent farmers and we thank parents for getting costumes for the children to wear.

Throughout the afternoon, we did some exciting jobs to do with gardening. We began our afternoon by thinking about what we already know about plants and then also thinking about what we would like to know by the end of the term. Children enjoyed discussing things they already know about plants and sharing this with their friends. We were amazed with how much the children knew! We then went outside and planted our very own bean seed, using soil, a seed and the watering cans that children had brought in. We will continue to water these seeds in school in the hopes that they will grow and children can then bring them home. Next, we were looking around the playground to spot plants and we drew a picture of a plant of our choice and labelled around it. Finally, at the end of the day we had the opportunity to look at different exotic fruit in order to think about where they are grown around the world. Some children even tasted the fruit (if they wanted to). The fruit we looked at were: bananas, strawberries, passion fruit, mango, kiwi and pineapple. Children were excellent at describing what the different fruits looked like and even gave some fantastic guesses as to which countries they were from: We hope that the children continue to enjoy learning about our topic this term and are able to share with you what they have learnt. . 

Mini Police Poppy planting, by Mrs Walters

Date: 19th Apr 2018 @ 3:06pm

Our fabulous mini police took part in a poppy planting event at Merseyside Police HQ to remember the officers who died in the First World War.

The event was planned to commemorate the Centenary by breathing new life into the boundary of Police HQ at Canning Place with 25,000 poppies planted by local school children.

The children were presented with a certificate to thank them for all of their hard work. You can see a video of the evnt by clicking on the link below.

https://www.merseyside.police.uk/news/2018/04/schoolchildren-plant-25-000-poppies-to-remember-police-officers-who-lost-their-lives-in-ww1/

Mini Police Thank You, by Mrs Walters

Date: 18th Apr 2018 @ 3:29pm

Our mini police were very pleased to receive a thank you letter from the police today regarding their hard work before Easter.

The children and the police took part in a campaign looking at parking and speeding around both sites. Parents and local residents were very supportive of the initiative and we hope to run it again.

The letter is attached below.

St George's Day song, by Mrs Devlin

Date: 18th Apr 2018 @ 11:09am

We are all going to sing this song together on Monday 23rd April during our St George's Day.

Please practise this as much as you can! We are singing all three verses.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PEANRNaKMP0

 

 

Parents' evenings, by Mrs Walters

Date: 16th Apr 2018 @ 6:56pm

Parents' evenings will be held next Wednesday and Thursday, 25th and 26th April. Please see the attached letter for more details.,

Happy Easter from Dragon Club, by Mr Smith

Date: 29th Mar 2018 @ 8:34am

Check out some of our amazing crafts and activities for Easter.

Happy Easter Everybody

6B Attendance Party, by Mrs Taylor

Date: 28th Mar 2018 @ 2:44pm

6B thoroughly enjoyed their attendance party today. They made fruit kebabs dipped in chocolate, drank milkshake, had a visit from the Easter Bunny and played some outdoor games. 

Year 2 Assessment meeting for parents, by Mrs Horton

Date: 26th Mar 2018 @ 2:18pm

The Year 2 assessment meeting for parents will take place in the school hall tonight at 5pm. For those parents unable to attend the powerpoint is available on the year 2 page of the school website. The meeting is to explain statutory assessments for children at the end of Key Stage One. 

http://www.stgeorges.wirral.sch.uk/class/year-2

 

Dragon Club News Letter March 2018, by Mr Smith

Date: 26th Mar 2018 @ 3:11pm

Our latest newsletter

Author visit and book signing, by Mrs Walters

Date: 23rd Mar 2018 @ 4:50pm

We had a very successful visit from author Josh Lacey today. He spoke at several assemblies and did some wonderful workshops for our year 3 children.

The children loved his Dragon stories and the book sale and signing after school were a great success. We do have a few more books in school if anyone would like to buy a copy before the Easter holidays. 

Mad Hair and Crazy Sock Day, by Mrs Walters

Date: 23rd Mar 2018 @ 4:28pm

We had some amazing hairstyles and wacky socks in school today with staff joining in the fun as well.

Well done to everyone who joined in and brought a donation in for the PTA. There are lots more photos on the PTA news page - http://www.stgeorges.wirral.sch.uk/page/news/33576 

Author Visit - Josh Lacey Friday 23rd March, by Mrs Horton

Date: 22nd Mar 2018 @ 8:47pm

Author Josh Lacey is vsiting years 2-4 tomorrow. He is author of the fabulous Dragon Sitter Books and A Dog Called GRK.

Books will be available for sale after school in the lower site school hall. Please come along and have a look. All books will be signed by Josh.

Any children who go to after school clubs can order via the pre order from or bring their money to school tomorrow in an envelope. The Dragonsitter books are £4.99 and the GRK books are £6.99.

http://joshlacey.com/

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