Our St George's News items

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.

Help for Heroes, by Miss Gough-Hughes

Date: 25th May 2018 @ 4:49pm

Help for Heroes

 

Yesterday, children in Year 1 took part in an outdoor assault course in order to raise money for the charity Help for Heroes. We were incredibly proud of how well the children did, going round the course. They ran in and out of cones, jumped over some hurdles, walked across the benches and finally army crawlled underneath some cargo netting. The children raced against one another in teams and both teams did incredibly well, especially considering the heat! A huge well done to all children for completing the course and for fundraising for a fantastic charity. Also, a big thank you to parents for supporting their children in fundraising at home. 

Help For Heroes Y3, by Miss Jones

Date: 25th May 2018 @ 2:23pm

Year 3 had a marvellous time taking part in the Commando Joe obstacle course! Children walked to top site and showcased their athletic talents in aid of Help For Heroes. A huge thank you and well done to all who took part and collected sponsor money! All sponsor money must be collected by the 8th June 2018. Money raised will go to the Help For Heroes charity, and will also help fund our very own Saxon roundhouse! 

Thank you for your continued support.

6A - Help for Heroes, by Mr Keaney

Date: 24th May 2018 @ 11:25am

6A had a great time on the obstacle course raising money for Help for Heroes!

Y6 Art, by Mrs Taylor

Date: 24th May 2018 @ 9:13am

We have had great fun researching French artists using QR codes, making mood boards and having a go at recreating some masterpieces. We cannot wait to see the finished pieces!

Parent Satisfaction Survey , by Mr Smith

Date: 23rd May 2018 @ 4:33pm

Dragon Club would like to know what you think about the care we offer your child, and
our relationship with you. Please could you spend a few minutes answering these questions to
help us improve our service?

We will not be receiving your email addresses with your responses. This keeps forms anonymous.

CLICK FOR SURVEY

 

Extraordinary Fundraising Feat, by Cassidy

Date: 20th May 2018 @ 3:53pm

A huge well done to one of our amazing year 6 pupils who raised a staggering £756.00 for Cancer charities by abseiling down the Leasowe Lighthouse.  

 

Limited space for May Half Term, by Mr Smith

Date: 17th May 2018 @ 10:46am

UPDATE: We have very limited space available for May Half Term. If you require a space please book in ASAP. May we also announce that holiday club for this half term is now based on Lower Site (St Georges Road) should you need anymore information: dragonclub@stgeorges.wirral.sch.uk or 0151 638 2149

Year 4 PGL Activity Photographs, by Miss Cameron

Date: 14th May 2018 @ 2:19pm

Here are some photographs from our group activities. 

We did:

The giant swing

Orienteering

Problem solving

Archery

Low ropes

Year 4 fun in school, by Mrs Walters

Date: 10th May 2018 @ 11:06am

Some of the children in year 4 stayed in school this week and had a great time learning about oceans, having art sessions and running an orienteering session for year 3!

The children learnt about artist Andy Goldsworthy and spent a morning planning their pictures before heading out into the centenary garden to collect materials from nature.

They researched oceans on the iPads and made pictures with scrunched up tissue or in a mosaic style.

They wrote their favourite jokes in chalk on the playground to entertain year 3 and then yesterday organised an orienteering style session with clues for some year 3 children to find letters which spelled out RESPECT.

The children said they really enjoyed themselves.

Promoting Resilience, Respect and Results

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