Our St George's News items

Welcome, Tai Cang!, by Mrs Taylor

Date: 9th Jul 2018 @ 5:23pm

Year 6 welcomed nine Chinese students today. We started the visit off with a welcome ceremony followed by a tea party, then by ice creams on the beach. Well done to our designated buddies: you have represented our school brilliantly and have been perfect hosts to our visitors.

Gymnastics Success, by Cassidy

Date: 19th Jul 2018 @ 10:14am

Five St George’s girls recently competed in the USAIGC Junior World Gymnastics Championships in Florida.  Well done to Cerys Povey, Katryn Povey, Eleanor Duncan, Sammie Olsen and Henrietta Bridge. who all returned home with medals as part of a successful team.  We are very proud of you!

School Diversity Week, by Mr Smith

Date: 6th Jul 2018 @ 5:23pm

We have had a fantatic week this week learning and celebrating diversity across our school. 2nd to 6th July was School Diversity Week and we covered subjects linking to our families and communites.

Foundation: Gender and Families

Year 1: Culture

Year 2: Childrens rights/age

Year 3: Religion

Year 4: Disability

Year 5: LGBT+

Year 6: Refugees

Our work this week has been noticed by Angela Eagle who has left us a message of support:

 Angela Eagle said: ‘School Diversity Week is such an important campaign. It is vital that we give our young people the confidence to embrace who they are, and that we teach all children to respect people for who they are, and to celebrate difference. I want to congratulate St. George’s and all those involved in running School Diversity Week, and for encouraging pupils and teachers in the school to be positive and accepting of everyone because recognising diversity and treating everyone with respect is the key to creativity no a happier and healthier school and a happier and healthier community.’

We'll have a full video of what happened over School Diversity Week coming soon....

1D - Diversity Week - India, by Miss Markham

Date: 11th Jul 2018 @ 8:59am

Diversity Week

In 1D we have been studying India for diversity week. We have looked at the culture, flag, food, religion and tried some bollywood dancing! Here are some photos from our Indian restaurant experience. smiley

Year 6 emergency services day -6b, by Mrs Taylor

Date: 6th Jul 2018 @ 4:13pm

Year 6 had a fantastic day at the Emergency Services Training Centre yesterday. They learnt about coastguards, fire safety services, armed response officers, online safety, road safety, British transport police and CPR. We would like to say a huge thank you to all staff involved in this.

Y6 Diversity Week, by Mrs Taylor

Date: 4th Jul 2018 @ 1:55pm

Year 6 have been learning about refugees. They have participated in sensible, honest discussions and have shown great levels of empathy and understanding. Children should be extremely proud of the work that they have created.

Carriageway re-surfacing on St George's Road., by Mrs Walters

Date: 2nd Jul 2018 @ 2:10pm

URGENT NOTICE

Carriageway re-surfacing on St George's Road.

Dear Parents/Carers,

We have been informed by the Highways Agency that BAM Nuttall Ltd is working on behalf of Wirral Council to carry out the surfacing works to the carriageway in front of the properties on St George's Road. The work will be undertaken by Hanson Contracting, a specialist surfacing subcontractor.

This work is due to commence on Wednesday 04.07.18, weather permitting, and will last for approximately five days. Please refer to the site information boards for any changes/updates to these proposed dates.

St George's Road will be closed for the duration of the works, on weekdays between 09.30 to 15.30 with school, business and residential access maintained.

Please ensure that you leave enough time to travel to school and park a suitable distance from the affected road closures.

Year 4 Diversity Week, by Mrs Saunders

Date: 12th Jul 2018 @ 10:13am

Last week we celebrated Diversity Week. As well as finding out what was meant by diversity we explored disabilities. 

We then watched a short animation about a boy who received a special present from his mum. This made us think what it must be like to live with a disability. After the film and our group discussions we presented our own piece of work about the boy.  We also shared our work with our year 3 friends at the end of the week.

Take a look at some of our work in progress. 

If you would like to watch the film, go to the literacy shed website and search for the film called, The Present.  

First Mini Police poppies appear at police HQ, by Mrs Walters

Date: 26th Jun 2018 @ 2:10pm

 

Earlier this year the Mini Police took part in a poppy planting at the Merseyside Police HQ. The plaques have now gone up and the first few poppies have appeared. 

https://www.merseyside.police.uk/news/latest-news/2018/06/wwi-commemorative-plaques/

 

Swimming Gala, by Mrs Walters

Date: 22nd Jun 2018 @ 3:02pm

Well done to our super swimmers who took take part in the Wirral Schools Swiming Gala last Friday

The pupils, from years 5 and 6, came second last week in the Wallasey heat to make it through to Friday'sfinal at Europa Pools.

They finished 5th overall and each member of the team managed a podium finish. Congratulations!

Dance fun for year 1 and 2, by Mrs Walters

Date: 19th Jun 2018 @ 3:44pm

Some of our year 1 and 2 children had a great time at Mount Primary this afternoon taking part in a dance event.

They joined four other schools learning new techniques and then choreographed their own routine.

They all had a fabulous time and as always behaviour was exemplary.

Cross Country fun, by Mrs Walters

Date: 19th Jun 2018 @ 3:59pm

Congratulations to the year 4, 5 and 6 children who took part in an inter schools cross country compettion in New Brighton.

The brilliant B team came first while our amazing A team just missed out on a medal. Well done to everyone!

Tennis success, by Mrs Walters

Date: 14th Jun 2018 @ 8:39am

Congratulations to our amazing year 2 and 3 tennis stars who took part in a tournament with other Wallasey schools yesterday.

The year 3 A team came first and won medals while the year 2 B team came second overall and won a fabulous rucksack each.

We are thrilled with their performance and also their behaviour which was, as always, excellent. Well done!

Year 5/6 Anti-Bullying Assembly, by Mrs Taylor

Date: 13th Jun 2018 @ 3:05pm

A huge thank you to Kayte Walsh, who came to speak to Year 5 and 6 about bullying. We learnt about self-esteem and friendship. We are looking forward to completing our follow-up t-shirt activity to build on these areas.

Year 6 kooth.com Mental Health Support Online, by Mrs Taylor

Date: 12th Jun 2018 @ 1:53pm

Year 6 were visited by a representative from kooth.com, which is a website for children over 11. It supports young people with issues such as homework, motivation, mental health and separation. We would like to encourage all pupils to sign up and explore the site.

Year 6 World Cup Transition Day, by Mrs Taylor

Date: 11th Jun 2018 @ 11:49am

Year 6 have had a brilliant day so far completing activities to support transition to secondary school. We have worked together in a football game and have created stories and advice letters for ourselves with an award-winning author.

We would like to say a big thank you to Matt Bentley and the team for organising it.

Year 4 and 5 Football Success, by Mrs Walters

Date: 8th Jun 2018 @ 1:11pm

Congratulations to our fabulous year 4 and 5 football team who are through to the quarter finals of the Corgi Cup.

The St George's team played brilliantly last night at our upper site and beat Higher Bebington 5-2. Well done to the whole team!

Chinese afternoon in Year 6, by Mrs Taylor

Date: 7th Jun 2018 @ 2:55pm

Year 6 were lucky enough to be visited by Lily and Ping from Calday Grammar School today, who shared their knowledge of Chinese geography, culture and language. We learnt how to greet somebody in Chinese, we learnt where China is in the world and we learnt that 1.3 billion people live in China.

Lower Site Intercom System, by Mr Smith

Date: 6th Jun 2018 @ 5:20pm

Most of you will know our intercom system is well underway on lower site. When you collect your child from after school club you'll need to press the buzzer (located on the wall to the right of the gate), staff will then respond and buzz you in once knowing who you are. You'll then need to push the gate when leaving and staff will buzz the gate, the gate will automatically close behind you so please do not force the gate shut. Should an alternative be collect your children could you please inform them of the new system.

Thank you for your support.

Intercom Lowersite, by Mr Smith

Date: 1st Jun 2018 @ 10:43am

We have now had our intercom system fitted for Dragon Club. The intercom will only be in use for After School Club and over our Holiday Club.

Parents/Carers are now required to push the buzzer at the gate and speak to staff before being allowed access onto site - this helps us safeguard and protect our children from any unatherised visitors whilst they are outside playing around the site.

 

The gate will automatically close behind you.

Newsletter 24.05.18, by Mr Smith

Date: 25th May 2018 @ 3:53pm

Please see attached our latest newsletter for Dragon Club.

Tennis tournament, by Mrs Walters

Date: 25th May 2018 @ 1:17pm

Congratulations to our year 1 tennis aces who won a Wallasey inter schools tournament this week at Thorndale Tennis Club.

As always their behaviour was brilliant and they had a great time.

Help for Heroes Success, by Mrs Walters

Date: 25th May 2018 @ 12:40pm

Thank you to everyone who sponsored our children for their Help For Heroes/Saxon Roundhouse fundraiser yesterday.

The children had a brilliant time tackling our obstacle courses at both sites. If you could send any sponsor money in by 8th June we would be very grateful.

Year 6 Can-Can Dancing, by Mrs Taylor

Date: 25th May 2018 @ 10:33am

Year 6 had a fantastic time doing the Can-Can this morning. We would like to say a huge thank you to Miss Burton for organising it.

Walk to School Week, by Mrs Walters

Date: 25th May 2018 @ 10:32am

Walk to School Week came to a successful end today with our Mini Police petitioning people at both sites to ask for St George’s Road and Claremount Road to become 20 mph zones.

Many people were surprised the roads aren’t already 20mph and everyone was happy to sign including our fabulous lollipop man and the bin men!

Community police were there to lend a hand and we got more then 200 signatures at both sites - not a bad mornings’s work! 

The children who walked, rode or scooted to school also enjoyed a free breakfast served from 8.30am thanks to our catering teams at both sites.

We hope to be out with the petitions again after half term - thank you to everyone who signed today.

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