Our St George's News items

Year 2 Chester Zoo fun, by Mrs Price

Date: 9th Nov 2018 @ 4:46pm

We had a marvellous time at the zoo on Wednesday. Despite the rain we managed to see so many animals. There were lots of tired children and adults on Wednesday evening. 

Cub Achievement , by Mrs Horton

Date: 9th Nov 2018 @ 3:32pm

Five of our year 6 children, who attend 29th Wallasey Cubs, have been awarded the Cheif Scout's Silver award. This is the highest achievement that they can reach at Cub level. It shows a huge commitment to the cubs and lots of work has gone into gaining many badges to achieve this. Well done to Eliza, Lily, Daniel, Jake and Harry.

Remembering in year 6, by Mrs Taylor

Date: 9th Nov 2018 @ 3:31pm

Year 6 have spent the afternoon watching a BBC live lesson all about World War 1. We created haikus that we will be adding to a blog next week. We will share some of these on our website next week.

2B's Trip to Chester Zoo, by Miss Mulheirn

Date: 9th Nov 2018 @ 3:06pm

2B thoroughly enjoyed their trip to Chester Zoo this week. Here are a few photographs of the special day!

Chester Zoo , by Miss Gough-Hughes

Date: 9th Nov 2018 @ 2:18pm

Chester Zoo 

Year 1 visited Chester Zoo this week. We had a fantastic time and found the whole experience very exciting. First, we got on a big coach, which was very comfortable to sit on. It took us around half an hour to get to the zoo but we did not mind as we spent time looking out of the window and spotting different sights. When we arrived at the zoo, we got a special sticker so that we could go in. In the morning, we all saw lots of different animals including: red pandas, lions, giraffes, owls, penguins, flamingoes, butterflies etc. We found that some animals were asleep and were not out in their inclosures but others were outside, enjoying the fresh air. We particularly enjoyed seeing the lions as the male lion came very close to the fence and even started to stratch his claws on the tree which made us laugh. After seeing lots of animals in the morning, we made our way to the Islands for our dinner. We chatted to our friends and enjoyed having a bit of a rest after lots of walking. We enjoyed having dinner but were even more excited to see different animals. All of a sudden, it started to rain really badly so we all had to walk quite fast to get under shelter. Some classes took cover in the bat cave and others went to see the painted dogs and the rhinos. After, we walked through the rain with our hoods up and made our way back to the coaches. Some of us fell asleep on the coach as we were all exhausted from all of the walking that we did. We found we had walked nearly 5 miles! All teachers were so impressed with how sensible and postive the children were throughout the day. Well done Year 1! Here are some pictures of the animals we saw: 

  

  

Here is a picture of us before we left the zoo (we were a little wet). 

 

Poppy Pebbles for Remembrance Day, by Mrs Walters

Date: 9th Nov 2018 @ 1:14pm

To  mark 100 years since the end of the First World War the children have been painting poppies onto pebbles to create a commemoratice garden at lower site.

Mrs Senior created the pebble garden this morning and added a beautiful wreath to the centre with some of the children.

Each year group has been learning about Remembrance Day and we are very grateful tothe Wallasey Churches Together group who are supporting our work throughout November. 

Cub Scout Congratulations, by Mrs Walters

Date: 9th Nov 2018 @ 10:59am

Congratulations to five of our pupils who managed to achieve their Silver Scout award last night at the 29th Wallasey Cub Scout Group.

This is the highest achievement a cub can achieve and shows their commitment to scouting. Well done to them all!

Afterschool Club Relocation, by Mr Smith

Date: 6th Nov 2018 @ 8:29am

Thursday 8th November from 4:30pm Dragon Club will be based in the main school building on lowersite due to an open evening for Foundation.

Please can parents/carers collect children from the main school office on this date.

 

Thank you for your support.

Year 3 visit Chester Zoo, by Miss Bennett

Date: 9th Nov 2018 @ 4:38pm

Year 3 had a fantastic day at Chester Zoo on Tuesday. We had a fun filled but very busy day visiting most of the animals and learning all about them. This has even inspired us to create some fantastic animal themed limericks in our Literacy lessons.

 

Our visit to Chester Zoo Class 4B , by Mrs Saunders

Date: 9th Nov 2018 @ 4:07pm

We had a brilliant time this week when we visited Chester Zoo. Not only did we see some lovely animals but as we walked around we  also investigated, by reading the informative displays and using our observation skills to find out as much as we could  about their teeth. This has been part of our science studies learning about the functions of the different teeth that humans have. It was great to make comparisons. 

6B at Chester Zoo, by Mrs Palmi

Date: 5th Nov 2018 @ 5:33pm

6D’s day at Chester Zoo, by Miss Newton

Date: 5th Nov 2018 @ 5:26pm

We had a great day at the zoo today and learnt lots about adaptation of different animals. 

Group four's adventures., by Mrs Palmi

Date: 1st Nov 2018 @ 2:04pm

Group 4 had a fantastic time at Condover Hall and have made memories we will treasure forever. Our first day involved finding our way around the centre during the orienteering session and learning how to survive by building shelters and making fires.  We had a great second day of activities including abseiling, climbing, team challenge and conquest.  On Wednesday we finished the trip by challenging ourselves on the 'Leap of Faith'. The children were a credit to the school and we had a wonderful time.

Year 1/2 Reading Breakfast, by Mrs Horton

Date: 1st Nov 2018 @ 12:28pm

Thank you to all the parents and children that joined us for the reading breakfast at the library this morning. It was great to see children and adults sharing stories and having fun. Our friends at the library made us all feel so welcome and provided us with delicious pastries, toast, fruit and yoghurts. 

Please remember to use our local library. There are so many fantastic books waiting to be read and the children do enjoy visiting.

Group 2!, by Mr Knowles

Date: 31st Oct 2018 @ 4:09pm

Group 2 had a brilliant time at Condover Hall and made it back safe and sound. We had a great second day of activities including abseiling, climbing and trapeze and finished the trip with some survival skills. Everyone had a great time!

Mrs Roberts’s Group- Day 3, by Mrs Taylor

Date: 31st Oct 2018 @ 11:42am

We finished our trip today with some team building challenges and group photos. We have thoroughly enjoyed our trip away and will be sad to leave.

Mr Bentley’s survival skills session, by Mrs Taylor

Date: 31st Oct 2018 @ 11:39am

Mr Bentley’s survival skills session, by Mrs Taylor

Date: 31st Oct 2018 @ 11:39am

Mr Bentley’s group trapeze , by Mrs Taylor

Date: 31st Oct 2018 @ 11:28am

Mrs Taylor’s Group - Day 3, by Mrs Taylor

Date: 31st Oct 2018 @ 11:22am

Our final morning has been filled with team challenges and group photos. We will all be sad to leave as we have a had an action-packed few days.

Mr Bentley’s group abseiling , by Mrs Taylor

Date: 31st Oct 2018 @ 11:18am

Mr Bentley’s group abseiling and showing fantastic resilience and positivity.

Days 2&3 at Condover Hall - Group 6, by Miss Newton

Date: 31st Oct 2018 @ 10:49am

We have had a really busy couple of days. Yesterday we did Orienteering, Conquest, Team challenge and Trapeze. This morning we abseiled - we had to be really brave! We are now waiting for lunch before we depart. 

Invictus Games Success!, by Mrs Walters

Date: 31st Oct 2018 @ 10:41am

Huge congratulations to one of our parents and governors, Pete Dunning, who was part of the silver medal winning rugby team at the Invictus Games in Australia last week.

The games, which were opened by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex in Australia are an international adaptive multi-sport event, in which wounded or injured armed services personnel and veterans take part in sports including wheelchair basketball, sitting volleyball and indoor rowing.

The wheelchair rugby final, between Australia and the UK saw the final score as 23:17 giving Australia the gold medal.

The match can be seen on BBC iPlayer - link below.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0bpz308/invictus-games-2018-day-5#

Miss Pickering and Mrs Rice's climbing and abseiling session., by Mrs Taylor

Date: 31st Oct 2018 @ 9:28am

Miss pickering’s group and Mrs Rice’s group tackled the climbing and abseiling yesterday and the children were fantastic, they pushed themselves and supported each other and achieved so much. 

Mrs Bowden - Group 5, by Mrs Bowden-Pickstock

Date: 30th Oct 2018 @ 2:51pm

We are having a great time so far. We have really enjoyed team challenge and survival skills. Everyone was brave and tried the trapeze, whilst some of us were extremely brave and determined and even completed the leap of faith.

We especially enjoyed the survival skills, where we got muddy, made fires and build dens. 

Next we have laser conquest!

 

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