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Trotts Hill Primary School and Nursery

Celebration Assembly

Celebration Assembly Friday 15th October

 

Today in celebration assembly the following achievements were celebrated:

 

Star of the week.

Year 1: Tihomir excellent attitude to learning and working really hard on his spellings

Year 2:  Finley showing great determination in his story writing.

Year 3:  Florence trying really hard in maths and showing great progress in adding and subtracting numbers

Year 4: Ethan non chronological report about sharks 

Year 5: Laila showing the PRIDE values in every lesson, showing really strong determination.  

Year 6: Penny always has a positive attitude to learning, helping another student in reading boosters.

 

Home learning hero

Year 1: T.V. worked so hard on his maths challenge at home.

Year 2: Nasara for a great recount of a book he has read.

Year 3: Lacey non negotiables and wrote sentences and drew pictures about her wellbeing bingo

Year 4: Luke non negotiables completed to a high standard and also gave a wellbeing bingo description

Year 5: Scarlett practising times tables and celebrating her maths achievements.

Year 6: Lily for completing an extra task in her home learning - facts about Halloween.

 

Lunchtime cup:

Y1 - great behaviour in the dining room

Y5 – consistently walking nicely when coming in from lunch.

Attendance:  Year 3 99.3%

Tidiest classroom: Reception

French star of the week:  Hunter Y1 great engagement and enjoyment in his French lessons.

Outside achievements

Luke Y4 – ran a half marathon and got a new personal best.

Charlie S. Y6 - achieving place at the centre of excellence for LTFC.

Abhi Y4 – moving stage 3 to stage 4 in swimming.

Layla Y4 - scored 2 goals and player of the match in football.

Bailey Y5 – Swimming certificate stage 6, moving onto 7. Dancing medal. 

Sophie Y4- dancing modern and gymnastics 3rd place

Amelia – 2 Player of the match voted by parents and managers

Laila Y2 – 3rd in 84/100 for her solo ballet dancing

Millie Y1 - passed her tap dance and ballet exam.

Annie Y1 – passed her tap dance exam.

Y3 Kuzey -had a poem published in a poetry book.

 

Celebration Assembly Friday 8th October 

 

 

Today the hall was filled with bright happy colours for Hello Yellow. The House Captains shared how important it is to be mentally healthy. We all have unique talents and we spoke about being proud of the person that we are. They also shared that is important to let someone know if you are feeling sad. We all have trusted adults we can turn to. Year 4 made us all smile with a song they have been learning in Music. The following achievements were celebrated:

Star of the week.

Reception: Caiden for always making excellent choices with his learning and behaviour and for showing enjoyment

Year 1: D.C for his amazing reading and excellent behaviour choices.

Year 2:  Laila for being a superstar in maths and showing great determination in her learning.

Year 3:  Reggie for his fantastic participation in lessons

Year 4: Luke for trying really hard in all of his learning

Year 5: Erin for her increased confidence and enjoyment in maths.

Year 6: Ollie for being a really positive role model.

 

Home learning hero

Reception: Elsie for some really creative phonics and maths learning at home.

Year 1: Hunter for practising his cursive handwriting.

Year 2: Bailey for his extending his learning about Sukkot in RE and building a sukkah out of Lego.

Year 3: Zohaib for completing extra home learning writing about his favourite footballer.

Year 4: Abhi for giving himself an extra challenge on top of all his other home learning.

Year 5: Zoe for her practise with her times tables and fantastic sentences when practising her spellings.

Year 6: Jaydon for his detailed writing about people who inspire him

 

Lunchtime cup:

Reception  for excellent behaviour, listening well and tidying up nicely when asked to.

Year 5 for good behaviour and caring about classmates.

Attendance:  Year 2 99%

Tidiest classroom: Year 3

French star of the week:   Lacey Y3 for her excellent speaking and writing.

Outside achievements

Leo Y1 achieved his stage 1 swimming award.

Toby Y4 took part in his first rugby festival and scored 4 tries.

Charlie T Y6 achieved his rookie lifeguard bronze

Amelia, Amalie, Millie, Layala, Lacey, Scarlett, William, P.M, Jack, Jake, and Liam Y5 took part in a cross country festival  showing fantastic sportsmanship.

 

Celebration Assembly - Friday 1st October

 

This morning we had two Celebration Assemblies, one for children in Years 1-3 and another for children in Years 4-6. 

 

Attendance

 

Highest Attendance for the week: Year 4 99%. We also awarded 100% stickers to 140 children who have been in school everyday in September. We have set a target to have at least 160 children receiving a certificate at the end of October!

 

Stars of the Week

 

Congratulations to the following children for receiving the 'Star of the Week' rosette:

 

Reception: Sienna for showing enthusiasm towards her learning.

Year 1: Archie for always doing the right thing and for his amazing contributions to dance.

Year 2:  Samiya for settling so well into Year 2 and trying hard with all her learning.

Year 3:  Haniya for settling well into Year 3 and her fantastic contributions to lessons.

Year 4: Ollie for his enthusiasm in all of his learning.

Year 5: Alanna for her determination across all subjects.

Year 6: Poppy for showing great independence in her learning.

 

Home Learning Heroes

 

The following children were recognised as Home Learning Heroes

 

Year 1: Sanaa for writing lovely sentences about her trip to Wales.

Year 2: Grace B for her fantastic recount about her Daddy’s birthday.

Year 3: Fawaz for his excellent map drawing skills when decorating his home learning book.

Year 4: Lena for going above and beyond expectations when creating the flags.

Year 5: Alanna for going above and beyond to increase her pace with times tables and her harvest creation.

Year 6: Neve for showing lots of evidence of her non-negotiables this week.

 

French star of the week

 

This was awarded to Sophia in Year 6 for always greeting Mrs Cornish in French using the past and present phrases of the fortnight.

 

Lunch Cup Winners

 

Year 3 for lining up for dinner quickly and for showing good friendships when playing football.

Year 4 for lining up well and improved behaviour.

 

Outside achievements

 

We shared the following achievements: 

 

Finley in Year 2 was given footballer of the week for his outstanding game of football.

Jase in Year 1 achieved his yellow belt in karate.

Olivia in Year 4 has achieved her 25 metres at swimming.

Thomas in Year 6 was given man of the match at football for his 3 assists and 1 goal.

Oliver in Year 6 competed in a swimming gala and won 2 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze medals.

 

 

Henry Hoover (tidiest classroom) 

 

This week Year 2 were recognised for having the tidiest classroom by the cleaning team. 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday 24th September 2021

 

Celebration Assembly

 

Today the following achievements were celebrated in assembly

 

Outside Achievements

 

Finn in Year 4 completed his first 2k park run, completing it in 9 minutes, 7 seconds

Tynan in Year 6 completed his reading challenge over the Summer holidays

Coby in Reception received his Level One swimming

Alma in Year 1 won Star of the Week at Stage School

Charlie in Year 1 for completing a bike ride without stabilisers and managing to start and stop by himself

Home Learning Heroes

 

Alma (Year 1) – completing all non negotiables and doing extra homework

Marnie (Year 2) – great research on tigers

Kuzey (Year 3) – great work on times tables and a super piece of writing

Olivia (Year 4) completing all non negotiables to a high standard

Thomas (Year 6) – completing all non negotiables and practising times tables

Star of the Week

 

Bruce (Reception) for listening really well at tidy up time

Teddy G (Year 1) – making really good progress with his reading

Grace L – (Year 2) – showing kindness all week to a new child in the class

Karolina (Year 3) – for an excellent learning attitude

Grace (Year 4) – building in confidence especially in Maths

Holly (Year 5)

Summer (Year 6) – working incredibly hard in interventions and in class

French Star of the Week:

 

Alma (Year 1)

Lunchtime cup

 

Y6 – improved behaviour and listening to guidance at lunchtime

Y1  - great sharing and playing together

Attendance cup

Y3 – 99.3%

 

Henry Hoover award

This is a new award for the tidiest classroom, recognising the class that have made an effort to keep their classroom tidy following our school rule “Be Responsible” . The cleaning team at school will choose a class each week and this week the award goes to Year 4.

 

Creative Crew

Lincoln and Sofia (Year 6)

Bailey and Hannah (Year 5)

Joe and Joshua (Year 4)

Fawaz and Willow (Year 3)

Marnie and Maliaka (Year 2)

 

Reading Champions

The following children received their badges for being reading champions. These children will be launching a project in school called “What do books mean to me?”

Aairah – Year 1

Isabella – Year 1

Teddy G  -Year 1

W – Year 2

Nasara – Year 2

Scout – Year 2

Jerome – Year 3

Izzy – Year 3

Jake A – Year 3

Myah  -Year 4

Ardante – Year 4

Aymen – Year 4

Ollie – Year 6

Joe – Year 6

Sienna – Year 6

Year 5 reading champions and Digital Leaders will be announced next week.

 

 

 

Celebration Assembly

Today the following achievements were celebrated in assembly

Outside Achievements

Finn in Year 4 completed his first 2k park run, completing it in 9 minutes, 7 seconds

Tynan in Year 6 completed his reading challenge over the Summer holidays

Coby in Reception received his Level One swimming

Alma in Year 1 won Star of the Week at Stage School

Charlie in Year 1 for completing a bike ride without stabilisers and managing to start and stop by himself

Home Learning Heroes

Alma (Year 1) – completing all non negotiables and doing extra homework

Marnie (Year 2) – great research on tigers

Kuzey (Year 3) – great work on times tables and a super piece of writing

Olivia (Year 4) completing all non negotiables to a high standard

Thomas (Year 6) – completing all non negotiables and practising times tables

Star of the Week

Bruce (Reception) for listening really well at tidy up time

Teddy G (Year 1) – making really good progress with his reading

Grace L – (Year 2) – showing kindness all week to a new child in the class

Karolina (Year 3) – for an excellent learning attitude

Grace (Year 4) – building in confidence especially in Maths

Holly (Year 5)

Summer (Year 6) – working incredibly hard in interventions and in class

French Star of the Week:

Alma (Year 1)

Lunchtime cup

Y6 – improved behaviour and listening to guidance at lunchtime

Y1  - great sharing and playing together

Attendance cup

Y3 – 99.3%

Henry Hoover award

This is a new award for the tidiest classroom, recognising the class that have made an effort to keep their classroom tidy following our school rule “Be Responsible” . The cleaning team at school will choose a class each week and this week the award goes to Year 4.

 

Creative Crew

Lincoln and Sofia (Year 6)

Bailey and Hannah (Year 5)

Joe and Joshua (Year 4)

Fawaz and Willow (Year 3)

Marnie and Maliaka (Year 2)

 

Reading Champions

The following children received their badges for being reading champions. These children will be launching a project in school called “What do books mean to me?”

Aairah – Year 1

Isabella – Year 1

Teddy G  -Year 1

W – Year 2

Nasara – Year 2

Scout – Year 2

Jerome – Year 3

Izzy – Year 3

Jake A – Year 3

Myah  -Year 4

Ardante – Year 4

Aymen – Year 4

Ollie – Year 6

Joe – Year 6

Sienna – Year 6

Year 5 reading champions and Digital Leaders will be announced next week.

Celebration Assembly 17th September 2021

 

Star of the week

Reception: Noah for super learning

Year 1: Teddy T for his amazing attitude to learning.

Year 2: Scout for always being really helpful and looking out for others.

Year 3: B.F for his positive attitude to learning.

Year 4: Abhi  for a positive “can do” attitude and being conscientious

Year 5: Jack showing enjoyment in his learning and up levelling his vocabulary in English

Year 6: Joe for contributions in lessons and for stunning outcomes and presentation

 

Home learning hero

Year 1: Millie for completing her non-negotiables and also writing about her weekend.

Year 2: Laila for completing all of her non-negotiables and creating a fantastic drawing.

Year 3: Tilly for all of her non-negotiables and fantastic research on the stone age.

Year 4: Evie- Grace for a fantastic collage on her home learning book

Year 5: Kacey going the extra mile with home learning

Year 6: Charlie Th for excellent science home learning and evidence of non negotiables

 

Lunchtime Cup

The two winning classes received  our new Lunchtime cup to keep in their classroom and a sticker each

 Year 3 for caring behaviour and kindness to each other.

Year 5: for lining up well and excellent behaviour

 

Attendance Award

Nursery class had the highest attendance with 98.5%. They were happy to receive the new cup and a sticker each

 

French Star of the Week: Hannah (Y4) Great listening skills when working on the French alphabet

Outside achievements

Georgia (Y1) was gymnast of the week for her strength and stretch work.

Owen (Y1) played in his first football match and achieved his first half marathon at park run.

Hunter (Y1) was given player of the match at football.

P raised a staggering £985 for starlight charity and donated 20cm of hair to the Princess Trust. Well done!

Summer Reading challenge

Bailey Y2

Millie Y1

Owen Y2

Annie  Y3

Sophie Y4

Friday 10th September 2021

 

Celebration assembly 10th September 2021

It was wonderful to have two face to face assemblies today celebrating our outside achievements. What a fantastic full first week back at Trotts Hill. We are so proud of the children and how they have returned to school. The following achievements were celebrated:

Star of the week:

Reception Oliver for super learning

Y1: Sanaa for becoming more independent with her learning.

Y2: Aaruhi for showing all of the PRIDE learning behaviours at all times.

Y3: Jake A for settling well into Year 3 and his fantastic participation in English.

Y4: S for effort in Maths and English and showing independence

Y5: K for joining in well in PE and swimming

Y6- Tynan for a positive start and working especially hard in English.

 

Lunch time cup: Year 2 for sharing the equipment and playing nicely together.

Attendance: Year 2 100%

French Star of the week- Layla (Y4) for excellent positive and negative sentences.

Outside achievements:

Joshua (Y6) achieved Stage 10 swimming and swam 1 mile in 35 minutes! Fantastic achievement!

Charlie Th (Y6) swam 5K for Garden City Hospice and was cheered on by Mr Sapsed who supported the event

Bailey (Y5) achieved a distinction in her Grade 1 tap exam!

Elana (Y5) Achieved Stage 7 swimming and has started horse riding

Evie (Y4) swam 1 mile raising money for Garden City Hospice and was cheered on by Mr Sapsed who supported the event

Dexter (Y4) climbed Scafell Pike in the Lake District and said the view from the summit was beautiful. He wants to clime Snowdon in Wales as his next challenge!

 Lacey (Y3) achieved her 100m at swimming.

Karolina (Y3) achieved her stage 2 at swimming.

Tilly (Y3) has achieved her stage 4 at swimming.

Willow (Y3) has taken on a new challenge and is learning boxing.

Annie (Y3) has achieved her Gold award at Rainbows.

Laila (Y2) shone at the Stevenage dance festival and has also passed her exams with fantastic grades.

 

 

 

Friday 2nd July

This morning we held our virtual Celebration Assembly. The following achievements were celebrated.  We have had lots of praise for our well- behaved and well- mannered children this week. Including from the Year 2 and Year 5 trip and from the violin teacher who was extremely complimentary about Year 4.

 

Highest Attendance for the week: Year 1  99%

Attendance of the month- Year 2 and Year 4 97%

 

Congratulations to the following children for receiving the 'Star of the Week' rosette:

Reception – Charlie for his enthusiasm about the topic on animals.

Year 2 –  Gabriel for his thoughtful comments and being helpful on the trip to the zoo.

Year 3 – Lena for completing a bee survey both in school and at home.

Year 4 – Erin for her excellent progress in her writing

Year 5 – Brighton for his science learning drawing a well presented graph a detailed conclusion.

Year 6 – Imogen for showing lots of resilience and enjoyment in her learning.

 

The following children were recognised as Home Learning Heroes.

Reception – Layla for writing a book and sharing it with the class.

Year 1  All of Year 1 are home learning heroes for their fantastic mod rock creations for their dinosaur topic, please see attached photographs.

Year 2 – Lacey for creating a 3D beach as extra home learning.

Year 3 – Luke for including lots of detail in his water safety poster

Year 4 – Jake and Millie for creating an excellent sargophagus.

Year 5 – Josh for his excellent extension of his non-negotiables.

 

 

Lunch Cup Winners:

 

KS1: Reception for good manners in the dinning room.

KS2: Year 3 for sharing and being aware of others feelings.

Out of school achievements:

 Leo Y2 for building and creating a Jurassic world out of lego and showing determination to learn to ride his new bike.

Friday 25th June

 

This morning we held our virtual Celebration Assembly. The following achievements were celebrated. The children were wished a happy and safe half term and encouraged to read regularly over the break.

 

Highest Attendance for the week: Year 2 98.3%

 

Congratulations to the following children for receiving the 'Star of the Week' rosette:

Reception – Leon for trying really hard with his handwriting.

Year 1 – S.F for perseverance when writing her story map

Year 2 – Fawaz was showing determination in all of his reading this week.

Year 3 – R.D for her outstanding writing in history.

Year 4 – P.N for having a great knowledge of his English targets and working hard to achieve them.

Year 5 – Penny for her resilience and excellent learning outcomes.

Year 6 – Finley for his maturity in SRE lessons.

 

The following children were recognised as Home Learning Heroes.

Reception – H.M for practising his songs for Arts week at home.

Year 1 – Owen and W.R for their fantastic maths work.

Year 2 – Jake A. for a great recount of his observations of his caterpillars.

Year 3 – Leo for using IT to explain how music makes him feel.

Year 4 – A.G-S for her excellent effort with her times tables and continuing to read.

Year 5 – Candalyn for her excellent presentation in all her home learning.

Year 6 – Arianna has made a fantastic tour guide linked to history topic.

French star of the week: Sophie Y3

 

Lunch Cup Winners:

KS1: Year 1 for improved playing outside.

KS2: Year 5 for general all round improvement at lunch time.

Out of school achievements:

Ilaria Y1 achieved level 9 and 10 in gymnastics.

Amelia has passed her level 6 in swimming and also received a trophy in football.

Lincoln Y5 is raising money for cancer research completing a collective sporting challenge travelling the distance from Stevenage to Florida  by walking, running, cycling. He is approaching the challenge with great enthusiasm.

Kuzey Y2 entered a creative writing competition like many of our children in the spring term. Out of 2500 story entries Kuzey was chosen as 1 of 10 winners. Kuzey has received a creative writing goody bag. Well done Kuzey!  

Friday 18th June

 

This morning Mrs. Magdeburg led her first virtual Celebration Assembly. The children in Year 4 said she scored at least 9/10 for it!

 

Highest Attendance for the week: Year 3 98.4%

 

Congratulations to the following children for receiving the 'Star of the Week' rosette:

Reception – Isabella for her amazing reading.

Year 1 – Georgia for working hard on her presentation in English.

Year 2 – Jake A. for writing a beautiful story and taking care with his handwriting and presentation.

Year 3 – Connor for showing lots of enthusiasm in all of his learning.

Year 4 – S.F for growing in confidence and independent learning in Maths.

Year 5 – Charlie T. for his improved focus in maths and making great progress.

Year 6 – Indiana for completing all of learning to a high standard including responding to her marking.

 

The following children were recognised as Home Learning Heroes.

Year 1 – Eliza has written a wonderful recount of a fairy tale.

Year 2 – Kuzey has built his own bug hotel and explained how it was made.

Year 3 – Noah has been finding fractions at home.

Year 4 – M.R. for reading lots at home.

Year 5 – Candalyn for completing all of her non-negotiables well.

Year 6 – Poppy has impressed with her Maths this week.

 

French star of the week: Karolina Year 2 for great enthusiasm and always greeting Mrs Cornish with French phrases.

 

Lunch Cup Winners:

KS1: Year 2 for playing nicely and lining up well.

KS2: Year 6 for being considerate of others and being kind.

 

Eco warriors have taken part in a challenge and have received their Green Blue Peter badge.

 

Out of school achievements:

Teddy T. has helped out at home and built some flat pack furniture.

Summer Y4, has received certificates in gymnastics and has progressed to the next level.

Florance Y2, has completing levels 8,9 and 10 in gymnastics.

Friday 11th June 

 

Well done to all of our children for a fantastic week back at school and to all of the children whose achievements were celebrated today

 

Star of the week:

Reception: Aairah for a fantastic first week.

Year 1: Ruby for her fantastic independent writing linked to her Fairy Tale day.

Year 2: Annie for her determination with her reading and spellings.

Year 3: Evie-Grace for showing all her PRIDE behaviours and contributing to lessons.

Year 4: A.G-S for her great investigation into the Egyptians

Year 5: Zarlish for showing fantastic progress in maths and completing some independent writing in science.

Year 6:  Hayden for always showing kindness to others and being a great role model to others.

 

Home learning Hero:

Reception: Gabriela for practising her handwriting and maths.

Year 1: A.S. for all her extra work over the half term holiday.

Year 2:  Ella for fantastic efforts with her reading over half term.

Year 3: Abhi for his fantastic recount of his half term and writing about what he has read over the holidays.

Year 6: Eleah for completing extra home learning over the holidays.

 

French Star of the week:  Katie Y5 for her brilliant learning on writing her own song.

Attendance:

Year 3 100%

 

Lunch time cup:

KS1: Y1 for continued good behaviour and always playing nicely together.

KS2: Y4 for sharing games and lining up well at the end of lunchtimes.             

 

Outside achievements:

Laila Y1 came second in her singing and dancing competition.

Georgia Y1 for achieving level 9 and 10 in her gymnastics and trying so hard.

Layla Y4 has donated her hair to the Princess Trust to make wigs. Well done Layla

Friday 28th May

This morning we held our virtual Celebration Assembly. The following achievements were celebrated. The children were wished a happy and safe half term and encouraged to read regularly over the break.

 

Highest Attendance for the week: Year 1 100%

Highest Attendance for the month: Year 1 99.2%

 

Congratulations to the following children for receiving the 'Star of the Week' rosette:

 

Reception – Millie for independent sentence writing

Year 1 – Bailey for writing a lovely poem about the colour red

Year 2 – Ruben for growing in confidence and putting his hand up to share his learning

Year 3 – Jethro for being a great team player and a super runner in Athletics club 

Year 4 – William for his improved understanding and knowledge in Maths 

Year 5 – Harry for paying close attention to basic skills and checking his learning against his targets

Year 6 – Ariana for her impressive cooking skills when using a heat source

 

The following children were recognised as Home Learning Heroes.

 

Year 1 – Brandon for completing lots of learning on capacity and spelling

Year 2 – Izzy and Willow for completing an excellent book review and completing all non negiotables

Year 3 – Thomas for a great recount of Roman Day

Year 4 – Aayat for a super presentation on space

Year 5 –  Jaydon for exceptional vocabulary gathering

Year 6 – Beau and Will for an excellent presentation on a South American country

 

Out of school achievements:

 

Owen for excellence at football and being Man of the Match.

Jessica  for being gymnast of the week.

Laila for passing her Stage 2 and Stage 3 swimming.

Toby for passing his Stage 3 swimming and moving onto Stage 4

Louie F for being man of the match and demonstrating continuous running.

Hannah for receiving her green Blue Peter badge for completing three environmental pledges

Charlie S for being kind and compassionate to his brother who has broken his collarbone.

Charlie T for completing his Green Cross Code in Scouts and being Man of the Match at football.

 

Lunch Cup Winners: Reception received this for beautiful walking in the dining room and Year 5 received it for Key Stage Two for playing much better generally together.

 

French star of the week: This was awarded to Annie in Year 2.

Friday 21st May

 

This morning we held our virtual Celebration Assembly. The following achievements were celebrated. 

 

Highest Attendance for the week: Year 1 99.3%

 

Congratulations to the following children for receiving the 'Star of the Week' rosette:

 

Year 1 – Tommy for excellent listening in cricket and great participation chosen by Mr. Webb

Year 2 – Izzy for great effort in all lessons

Year 3 – Toby for making good choices during learning time

Year 4 – Millie for showing all the PRIDE learning behaviours all the time

Year 5 – Poppy for fantastic effort in booster, showing determination and commitment

Year 6 – Beau for being helpful first thing in the morning

 

The following children were recognised as Home Learning Heroes.

 

Year 1 – Aaruhi for going the extra mile in her learning

Year 2 - Akira for writing a great description and going back over previous home learning and Jake D for a fantastic collage of a panda and writing a story about a panda

Year 3 - Patrick for going back over previous home learning and for some excellent writing about the Quran and the Bible

Year 4 – Louie I  for effort with multiplication tables leading to great outcomes

Year 5 – Neve for effort in home learning

Year 6 – Edward for excellent progress in home learning

 

Out of school achievements:

 

Ilaria in Year 1 moved up a swimming group, she is now swimming in a group with older children. She has also been very helpful at home.

Izzy  in Year 2 for swimming 50 metres, double the length that children are expected to be able to swim by the end of primary school!

 

Lunch Cup Winners:

 

Year Two won this for improved behaviour and Year Three for lining up sensibly and playing very well. 

 

French star of the week:

 

Sophie in Year 3 for writing her opinions about sport in French this week.  

                                                                                                               Friday 14th May                                                                    

Well done to all of our children and to the children whose achievements were celebrated today

 

Star of the week:

Reception: Harry for looking after the class snails really well.

Year 1: Sophia for her wonderful writing and beautiful presentation.

Year 2: James his fantastic independent learning in DT when sewing.

Year 3: Joe for his excellent contributions in maths.

Year 4: Layla for her excellent work and progress with her writing.

Year 5: Charlie S. for super learning and showing great compassion to others.

Year 6:  Bailey for showing PRIDE learning behaviours in his maths.

 

Home learning Hero:

Reception: Isabella for practising her singing at home.

Year 1: W.R and Owen for their wonderful work on nouns.

Year 2:  Reggie for his perseverance and determination when learning to tie his own shoelaces as well as completing his non-negotiables.

Year 3: Leo for his detailed venn diagram.

Year 4: Kacey for continuing to practise his times tables even when he has got them all correct.

Year 5: Sophia and Brighton extra practise with their times tables.

Year 6: Aroosa for ensuring that she has caught up with missed learning as well as completing all of the other tasks set.

 

French Star of the week:  Jaydon and Harry and M.H and Penny Y5 for creating fantastic dialogues and performing them in front of the class.

 

Lunch time cup:

KS1: Reception for playing nicely together.

KS2: Year 4 for being respectful and playing nicely with the new equipment.      

 

Outside achievements:

Finley Y1 awarded player of the week for listening carefully to his coach.

Michael Y2 gained his stage 2 badge at swimming.

Alma YR has been awarded a trophy in Karate.

Karolina Y2 has had her writing selected to be published in a book.

Hannah Y4 has had a design in the top 30 runners up of a competition on Blue Peter. She designed a character for a computer game.

 Friday 7th May 2021

 

 

Well done to all of our children for a fantastic week back at school and to all of the children whose achievements were celebrated today

 

Star of the week:

Reception: D.C for making a great effort with his handwriting.

Year 1: Eliza for her recount of Ramadan and making fantastic contributions to RE lessons.

Year 2: Jake D for a great effort in DT with his sewing.

Year 3: Patrick for showing enthusiasm and always contributing to lessons across the curriculum.

Year 4: Holly always being an excellent role model in class.

Year 5: Katie for her excellent use of descriptive phrases in her writing.

Year 6:  Thomas for being kind and showing empathy to others.

 

Home learning Hero:

Reception: Millie for building her own wormery.

Year 1:  Laila and Grace B for their fantastic recounts on how to make a jam sandwich as well as completing extra phonic and spelling activities.

Year 2:  Florance and Annie for building a wormery to link to our learning of habitats in Science.

Year 3: Layla and Abhi for excellent home learning on perimeter and always completing non-negotiables to a high standard.

Year 4: Zoe for being the first person to complete the vocabulary bingo challenge.

Year 5: Sienna for completing all of her non-negotiables and extending her writing.

Year 6: Farhan making sure his reading record is signed daily and completing so fantastic learning on pie charts.

 

French Star of the week:  A. G-S for her excellent work and opinions when talking about school subjects.

Attendance:

Year 1 98.7%

 

Lunch time cup:

KS1: Year 1 for walking to and from play sensibly.

KS2: Year 6 for playing well together, showing lots of kindness.                          

 

Outside achievements:

Owen Y1 has been helping at home and showing great responsibility with the demolition work in the garden.

Abhi Y3 for showing determination when climbing Helvellyn Mountain in the Lake District.

Friday 30th April

 

This morning we held our virtual Celebration Assembly. After some initial technical problems, which Mrs. Masterson expertly resolved for us, the following achievements were celebrated.

 

Highest Attendance for the week: Year 1 and Year 2 99.7%

Highest Attendance for the month: Year 2 99.9%

 

Congratulations to the following children for receiving the 'Star of the Week' rosette:

 

Year 1 – Amelie for being able to identify the pulse in music

Year 2 – Akira for excellent skills in Geography

Year 3 – Luke for writing an excellent non chronological report

Year 4 – Jack for his excellent participation in booster classes

Year 5 – Thomas for writing an excellent mystery and suspense story

Year 6 – Anya for contributing more in Maths lessons

 

The following children were recognised as Home Learning Heroes.

 

Year 1 – Scout for being super helpful with gardening at home

Year 2 – Fawaz for making a powerpoint about Ramadan and presenting it to the class. He was able to answer questions and was very knowledgeable.

Year 3 – Vince for consistently completing his non negotiables

Year 4 – Lacey for practising her multiplication tables for three days in a row to improve her score

Year 5 – Jaydon for excellence in multiplication tables and completing everything to a high standard

Year 6 – Thomas for analysing and drawing an accurate graph

 

Out of school achievements:

 

Sienna (Year 5) – for helping out a gardener for the day.

Marnie (Year 1) – for taking part in her theatre and ballet exams and getting a rosette.

 

Lunch Cup Winners:

 

Year One and Year Three. Year One have been recognised for much improved behaviour coming in off the playground. Year Three have shown an improvement in behaviour at lunchtime.

 

French star of the week:

 

Izzy (Year 2) for fantastic singing and reminding Mrs. Cornish which number they were on.

Friday 23rd April


Well done to all of the children whose achievements were celebrated today.

 

Star of the week:


Reception: H.M for his fantastic writing.
Year 1: Malika for her progress and enthusiasm in writing
Year 2: Zohaib for writing his sentences independently.
Year 3: Myah for showing maturity, focus and determination in Yoga and across the curriculum.
Year 4: Bella for her increased confidence in maths.
Year 5:  Brighton for his improvements in his English writing.
Year 6:  Lois for expressing well through poetry.

 

Home learning Hero: 


Reception: 
Year 1:  W.R for going above and beyond.
Year 2:  Hannah for completing a great map of her journey to school and using a key.
Year 3: Joe for his fantastic Motown poster
Year 4: Bailey for her times tables effort. 
A.G-S for her habitat.
Year 5: N.M for completing all of her non negotiables 
Year 6: Edward for his creative way of completing his tasks.

 

French Star of the week:  


Hannah Y4 for excellent engagement and knowledge of the Battle of Hastings.

 

Attendance:
Year 2 100%

 

Lunch time cup:
KS1: Reception for thinking about sharing and showing kindness to others.
KS2: Year 4 for improved friendship groups and working together 

 

Outside achievements:
Katie Y5 was awarded both player of the match at the weekend and goal keeper of the week at training.
Bailey Y4 won a coloring competition at Knebworth House.
P.M Y4 was awarded gymnast of the week. 
Gabriel Y2 is moving classes in his theatre school after a successful two years. 
Sienna Y5 completed a Go Ape high rope course.

Friday 16th April 

 

Well done to all of our children for a fantastic week back at school and to all of the children whose achievements were celebrated today.

 

Stars of the week:

Reception: Elliot for trying hard with learning hard.

Year 1: Brandon for his fantastic attitude to learning and settling in well after the holidays.

Year 2: Michael for his improved presentation with learning.

Year 3: Leo for having a positive attitude being ready to learn.

Year 4: Amalie for settling well into school and her positive attitude every day.

Year 5: S.L showing resilience in violin and in other areas of learning.

Year 6: Lina for a fantastic attitude to her learning.

 

Home learning Hero:

Reception: Leo for great reading at home.

Year 1: A.S for her excellent reading.

Year 2: Lincoln and Zohaib for their super diaries over Easter.

Year 3: Toby for reading everyday over the holidays.

Year 4: Liam for reading lots over the holidays.

Year 6: Freya for completing some geography and reading

 

French Star of the week: Penny Y5 for fantastic writing about the weather.

 

Attendance:

Year Y1, Y2 and Y4 100 %

 

Lunch time cup:

KS1: Year 2 for lining up better at lunch and working well with the playground monitors.

KS2: Year 6 for being kind, thoughtful and helpful to each other.

 

Outside achievements:

Evie-Grace Y3 and Charlie T Y5 has shown excellent independence, resilience and kindness over the holidays helping out around the house when mum had broken her leg.

Owen for growing caterpillars into butterflies and caring for them.

Fawaz Y2 has challenged himself to complete a 100km bike ride over the 4 weeks of Ramadan for charity.

B.M Y4 completed her level 3 Gold gymnastics award.

Friday 26th March 

 

Well done to all of our children for a fantastic week  at school and to all of the children whose achievements were celebrated today

 

Star of the week:

Reception: River for her excellent maths work.

Year 1: Grace L for showing lots of determination and enthusiasm to all of her learning.

Year 2: Benson for his fantastic presentation and handwriting in English.

Year 3: Lena for engaging well in Art lessons and participating well in discussions.

Year 4: Edward for writing some excellent play scripts in English.

Year 5:  Lily for her consistent hard work and perseverance

Year 6:  Jess for her excellent reasoning in maths

 

Home learning Hero:

Reception: Daniel for practising addition with numicon at home.

Year 1: Jessica for logging onto Purple Mash and writing 4 e-books independently.

Year 2:  Lincoln for writing about his walk in the woods and completing his spellings.

Year 3: Finn for his fantastic Roman shield and also completing a poster of facts linked to the Romans.

Year 4: Bella for her fantastic learning on fractions.

Year 5: Brighton for his excellent standard of home learning and improvement in handwriting.

Year 6: Edward for completing all his non-negotiables and continuing to read lots at home.

 

French Star of the week:  K.D for his excellent use of a bi-lingual dictionary.

Kindness award

Nursery: Harris

Reception: Archie R

Unsung hero

Year 1: W.R

Year 2: Tilly

Integrity award.

Year 3: Charlie

Year 4: Hannah

Year 5: Penny

Year 6: Freya

 

Attendance:

Year 2 99.7 %

 

Year 1 won attendance of the month.

 

Lunch time cup:

KS1: Year 1 for calm and well behaved lunchtime every day.

KS2: Year 5 for taking part in games with good team spirit.                                    

 

Outside achievements:

                                                                                      Friday 19th March 

 

The children looked superb today dressed up to raise money for comic relief. We discussed in our virtual celebration assembly the importance of giving and helping others in need.

 

Star of the week:

 

Reception: Leon for settling back into school routines well.

Year 1: Aaruhi for being a wonderful role model to others for always showing good behaviour.

Year 2: Hannah for showing independence in the classroom and helping others.

Year 3: Joshua concentrating hard and showing fantastic enthusiasm and determination to all his learning.

Year 4: Preston for his excellent computing skills and enthusiasm when using Logo

Year 5:  Zoriaz for showing all the PRIDE behaviours in his learning

Year 6:  A.M for her positive mindset to her learning.

 

Home learning Hero:

Reception: Leo for completing some fantastic handwriting practise.

Year 1: Ilaria for a beautiful sunflower petal.

Year 2:  Jake A for creating his petal independently and completing the home learning.

Year 3: S for engaging in the home learning and creating his sunflower petal.

Year 4: Oli and Amelia for reading every day during lockdown and making good progress as a result.

Year 5: Candalyn for completing all her non-negotiables and having an excellent attitude to home learning.

Year 6: Farhan for applying himself to his learning at home as well as at school and for reading everyday.

 

French Star of the week:  Sophie and Luke Y3 for creating fantastic animals and using accurate vocabulary.

Attendance:

Well done to Year 1 who won the attendance award with 99.7% attendance

 

 

                                                                                                 Friday 12th March 

 

Stars of the week

 

Our stars of the week this week were awarded to:

Reception: Layla for excellent creativity

Home learning hero to Alma for her outstanding world book day props

Year 1: Grace for showing perseverance and helping her friends.

Year 2: Ivy for enthusiasm in all areas of learning and for trying really hard

Year 3: Oliva for superb learning

Year 4: Alana for enjoyment in learning and 100% effort

Home learning hero to jack for excellent remote learning

Year 5:  Sophia for contributions in Maths and showing determination

Year 6:  Bailey for excellent effort with his learning and mathematical explanations

Home learning hero to Will for excellent remote learning

 

French Star of the week

 

The French Star of the Week was kalian for excellent use of future tense

 

Attendance

 

This week the attendance cup was won by Year 1, Year 2, year 5 and Reception who all have 100% attendance! Well done to those classes.

FUNDAY FRIDAY!

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This week the children have been creating PRIDE learning behaviours with items at home. We always say the most important is enjoyment!
Today we are launching Funday Friday with a dance challenge from MR Sapsed. Get your families involved in the chorus and send your videos in to either your class emails or the school admin email.

Friday 18th December 2020

 

Today we had our final Celebration Assembly of the term. We celebrated many achievements!

 

Stars of the week

 

Our stars of the week this week were awarded to: 

 

Reception: Millie for her excellent behaviour during carpet time.

Year 1: Owen for returning to school after his operation and settling back into routines.

Year 2: Milani for her excellent effort in Art.

Year 3: Charlie for always making good choices and being an excellent role model

Year 4: K for confidently participating with his times tables and dance.

Year 5:  Charlie T. for improving his writing and showing all of the Trotts Hill learning behaviours.

Year 6:  Hayden for always applying himself to his learning and following our learning behaviours.

 

Home learning Heroes

 

Our home learning heroes this week are: 

Year 1: Harry for completing his story and downloading pictures on the computer, writing lots of information about them.

Year 2: Benson and James for making an excellent start to their stories for the writing competition.

Year 3: Abhi for always going above and beyond with his home learning.

Year 4: The whole class for their fantastic stories.

Year 5: Sinead for finding out about prime, square and cubed numbers.

Year 6: Lucas for an excellent 100 words story.

 

French Star of the week

 

The French Star of the Week was A in Year 3 for an excellent letter to Father Christmas. 

 

Attendance

 

This week the attendance cup was won by Year 1 and Year 2 who both had 99.3% for the last week. Year 2 had the winning attendance for the whole term at 98.8%. Children have received stickers for 100% attendance for the month of December in their classes today and badges for 100% attendance for the term. 

 

Lunch time cup

 

The cup for EYFS/KS1 was awarded to Year 2 for lining up and walking sensibly to and from the playground. The cup for KS2 was awarded to Year 3 for listening and improving their behaviour outside.   

 

Kindness awards/Unsung heroes and Integrity awards

 

These additional awards were given to children today. These awards are voted for by the children's peers in recognition of particular behaviours. 

Kindness award

Nursery: Brodie

Reception: Charlotte

Unsung heroes

Year 1: Finley

Year 2:  Leo and Ellie

Integrity awards

Year 3: Layla

Year 4: Liam

Year 5: Sinead

Year 6: Carlo

 

Outside achievements

Annie in Year 2 has been awarded her Silver award at rainbows.

Summer in Year 4 was awarded gymnast of the week for her amazing cartwheels.

Charlie T in Year 5 was Man of the Match at his football match last week.

Friday 11th December

 

It was lovely to see all the children in their Christmas outfits in our Virtual Celebration Assembly this morning. 

 

Stars of the week

 

Our stars of the week this week were awarded to: 

 

Reception: Stanley for being an excellent stage manager during the performance.

Year 1: Laila for great improvement with her reading.

Year 2: Tilly for showing determination in all her learning and asking for help when needed.

Year 3: Connor for always showing enthusiasm in his learning.

Year 4: Hannah for writing an excellent Quest myth in English.

Year 5:  Joe for his brilliant writing of a legend.

Year 6:  Rizwah for trying hard in her English learning.

 

Home learning Heroes

 

Our home learning heroes this week are: 

 

Year 1: Tommy for learning all of his tricky words.

Year 2: Florance for completing her non-negotiables and writing a fantastic recipe for a witches stew.

Year 3: Sophie for all of her amazing extra home learning including a playscript.

Year 4: B for an excellent poster about keeping teeth healthy.

Year 5: Charlie T for writing his own legend at home.

Year 6: Lina for completing extra reading comprehension.

 

French Star of the week

 

The French Star of the Week was Joe in Year 5 for his excellent writing about his family.

 

Attendance

 

This week the attendance cup was won by Reception.

 

Lunch time cup

 

The cup for EYFS/KS1 was awarded to Year 2 for an improvement in behaviour in the dining room. The cup for KS2 was awarded to Year 4 for finishing lunch by 1pm despite being the last into the dining hall.

Thursday 3rd December

 

Our Celebration Assembly was held a day early this week, due to the school being closed tomorrow. 

 

Stars of the week

 

Our stars of the week this week were awarded to: 

 

Reception: Alma for making great progress in her reading.

Year 1: Finley for his determination with his phonics.

Year 2: Lincoln for making positive behaviour choices.

Year 3: Grace for persevering when she was finding her Maths tricky.

Year 4: Aayat for an outstanding attitude to her learning.

Year 5:  Sienna for her determination to achieve her learning intention.

Year 6:  Carlo for being a really good friend and sports leader.

 

Home learning Heroes

 

Our home learning heroes this week are: 

 

Year 1: D for helping at home and writing a great recount of what she had done.

Year 2: Lincoln for a great non-fiction text and research.

Year 3: Layla for a great prediction and conclusion and Abhi for his investigation into the effects of magnetic forces in liquid.

Year 4: Amelia for writing fantastic sentences and practising her times tables.

Year 5: Sinead for her extra learning on Roman numerals.

Year 6: J for her effort in arithmetic and asking questions to further her learning when she came into school.

 

French Star of the week

 

The French Star of the Week was Lois in Year 4 for her fantastic work comparing Christmas in France and the UK

 

Attendance

 

This week the attendance cup was won by Year 3 with a fantastic 100%.

 

Lunch time cup

 

The cup for EYFS/KS1 was awarded to Year 2 for listening to the MSA and following instructions really well. The cup for KS2 was awarded to Year 3 for walking into lunch calmly and quietly.    

 

Outside achievements

 

Well Done to N in Year 5 who has earnt her Brownie fundraising badge by completing a 15km bike ride around Stevenage raising £100.

 

 

Friday 27th November

 

Thank you for your generous donations to the final week of collecting for the Reverse Advent Calendar. We will be taking the donations to the food bank on Monday. This morning we held our weekly Celebration Assembly. Next week this will take place on Thursday, as the school is closed on Friday. 

 

Stars of the week

 

Our stars of the week this week were awarded to: 

 

Reception: Teddy G for coming into school nicely all week.

Year 1: L for working independently in Maths.

Year 2: Ella for her excellent acting and use of expression in English.

Year 3: Riya for her great stage direction in English using a range of adverbs and verbs.

Year 4: B for increased confidence in her Maths and excellent presentation in all her learning.

Year 5:  Charlie Th for resilience in his writing and for focusing on his learning.

Year 6:  Freya for her positive attitude to all areas of her school life.

 

Home learning Heroes

 

Our home learning heroes this week are: 

 

Year 1: Nasara for writing a fantastic recount of how he logged onto TEAMs.

Year 2: Michael for his fantastic explanation of his puzzles and completing all of his non-negotiables.

Year 3: Luke who learnt to play chess and wrote a fantastic fact file about how to play.

Year 4: J who completed all of his non-negotiables as well as some extra home learning in his lunch time.

Year 5: Katie for completing all of her non-negotiables to a high standard as well as an extra project.

Year 6: Harrison for creating a really detailed map as well as focusing on his reading.

 

French Star of the week

 

The French Star of the Week was Jaydon in Year 5 for delving deeply into French vocabulary. 

 

Attendance

 

This week the attendance cup was won by Years 4 and 5. Well Done to both classes. 

 

Lunch time cup

 

The cup for EYFS/KS1 was awarded to Year One for brilliant manners when collecting their lunches. The cup for KS2 was awarded to Year 5 for being creative with their games. 

 

Outside achievements

 

Well Done to Katie in Year 5 who created a fantastic model as a tribute to Stephen Hawking.

 

 

Friday 20th November

 

Thank you for your generous donations to the third week of collecting for the Reverse Advent Calendar. In school today, we have had our weekly Celebration Assembly and celebrated the achievements of children across the school. 

 

Stars of the week

 

Our stars of the week this week were awarded to: 

 

Reception: Tinaye for being kind and helpful.

Year 1: Jessica for being eager to learn and always doing the right thing.

Year 2: Florance for a great start in Year 2.

Year 3: S. for showing independence and determination in his learning.

Year 4: Lacey for her excellent understanding and independent learning on perimeters.

Year 5:  Poppy for making brilliant progress and trying really hard in her learning.

Year 6: Aroosa for her outstanding attitude to all of her learning.

 

Home learning Heroes

 

Our home learning heroes this week are: 

 

Year 1: W for his learning on addition and number formation, as well as writing a fantastic recount of his weekend.

Year 2: Kuzey for his instructions on how to make cupcakes and tortillas using time adverbials.

Year 3: Joshua for engaging really well on Purple Mash and the class blog.

Year 4: Louie I for excellent learning on collective nouns.

Year 5: Jaydon for sharing excellent facts on rivers.

Year 6: Kailan for his impressive work on Roman numerals including using some of his French knowledge.

 

French Star of the week

 

The French Star of the Week was Fawaz in Year 2 for always having his hand up and being willing to contribute to the lesson.

 

Attendance

 

Well Done to Year 1 with a fantastic 99.5% attendance for this week. This is the second week in the row that Year 1 have been the class with the highest attendance. Fantastic!

 

Lunch time cup

 

The cup for EYFS/KS1 was awarded to Year One for showing an improvement in behaviour.  The cup for KS2 was awarded to Year 4 for organising their own games, showing resilience and being very independent. 

 

Outside achievements

 

Well Done to Aayat in Year 4 who has passed her piano preparatory test. 

 

 

Friday 13th November

 

We held our Virtual Celebration Assembly today and celebrated the achievements of children across the school. 

 

Stars of the week

 

Our stars of the week this week were awarded to: 

Reception: Sanaa for her excellent singing in the Christmas play practice.

Year 1: Sophia for always being kind and thoughtful.

Year 2: Leo for showing determination in all areas, especially Maths.

Year 3: Layla for her excellent contributions in Science.

Year 4: Millie for an excellent non-chronological report and moving on to colour pop in her writing.

Year 5:  Candalyn for showing great determination in her learning.

Year 6:  Lois for her determination to succeed in Maths.

 

Home learning Heroes

 

Our home learning heroes this week are: 

Year 1: Harry for making a fantastic poppy display out of coke bottles.

Year 2: Gabriel for a fantastic non-chronological report about emperor penguins.

Year 3: Sophie for completing all her non-negotiables and logging back onto teams to complete her next steps.

Year 4: Bailey for always completing her non-negotiables.

Year 5: Sienna for completing her non-negotiables and practising her handwriting.

Year 6: Finley for showing enthusiasm in the new geography topic.

 

French Star of the week

 

The French Star of the Week was Sinead in Year 5 for her fantastic written work.

 

Attendance

 

Well Done to Year 1 with a fantastic 99% attendance for this week. 

 

Lunch time cup

 

The cup for EYFS/KS1 was awarded to Reception for always showing good manners when eating and finishing on time. The cup for KS2 was awarded to Year 6 for being kind and thoughtful and showing exemplary manners when being served.

 

 

Outside achievements

 

Well Done to Myah in Year 3 who completed her level 5 at swimming and will be moving onto dark blue hats.

 

Sports Super Stars

 

Congratulations to the children who have completed the Sports Super stars challenge raising money and keeping fit. Well done to the following children whose achievements we celebrated today. 

 

Leo in Year 2 went on a 7 mile bike ride.

Luke in Year 3 and Scout in Year 1 completed a 4.27 mile Gorge walk in the Cheddar Gorge.

Tilly in Year 2 and Elsie in Reception completed a sponsored bike ride.

Friday 6th November

 

The children have had a successful first week back at school after half term.

 

Stars of the week

 

Our stars of the week this week were awarded to: 

Reception: Charlie for his excellent behaviour choices all week.

Year 1: Brandon for his fantastic work in Maths.

Year 2: Lacey-Lou for her determination in Science.

Year 3: Jethro for writing an excellent diary entry in History.

Year 4: Liam for helping his partner to understand their Maths learning.

Year 5:  Katie for growing in confidence in all of her learning.

Year 6:  Lina for supporting others in their learning and showing perseverance with her reading.

 

Home learning Heroes

 

Our home learning heroes this week are: 

Year 1: Grace L. for her wonderful writing about her wobbly tooth.

Year 2: Annie for completing all of her non-negotiables and writing a great recount of her half term.

Year 3: Myah for her amazing Secret Garden plan.

Year 4: Millie for completing lots of reading over half term.

Year 5: Candalyn for completing her non-negotiables neatly and excelling in her times tables practice.

Year 6: A for working hard on his grammar SATs practice and completing all of his non-negotiables.

 

French Star of the week

 

The French Star of the Week was Layla in Year 3 for her fantastic numbers in French.

 

Attendance

 

Well Done to Year 2 with an amazing 100% attendance for this week. 

 

Lunch time cup

 

The cup for EYFS/KS1 was awarded to Year 2 for always listening and following instructions always. The cup for KS2 was awarded to Year 6 for careful and considerate behaviour to classmates. 

 

 

Outside achievements

 

Well Done to the following children for their outside achievements: 

Annie in Year 2 who has passed her first dance exams in ballet and tap.

Ellie in Year 2 who passed her Stage 2 swimming and is excited to move to Stage 3 after lockdown.

Tilly in Year 2 who achieved her 50m swimming badge.

Dexter in Year 3 who passed his Stage 4 swimming and is moving into light blue hats.

 

Sports Super Stars

 

Congratulations to the children who have completed the Sports Super stars challenge raising money and keeping fit. Well done to the following children whose achievements we celebrated today. 

 

Lucas in Year 6, Zoe in Year 4, and Ewan in Year 1 completed an underpass cycle challenge.

Jake in Year 5 completed a multi fitness event.

Joshua in Year 5 completed a football challenge and making superb progress.

A in Year 1 completed a 2km fun run.

Owen in Year 1 completed a 5km bike ride.

Laila in Year 1 completed a 2km fun run.

Kuzey in Year 2 completed a cycle ride.

Bailey in Year 4 completed a sponsored 400m swim.

Friday 23rd October

 

As we reach the end of this half term, we have held our Virtual Celebration Assembly. As it was the end of half term, there were some additional awards for integrity, kindness and being an unsung hero. 

 

Stars of the Week

 

Our stars of the week this week are:

Reception: Teddy T. for making the right behaviour choices.

Year 1:  Balveer for trying really hard at his maths and reading.

Year 2: A for always smiling and being kind to others.

Year 3: Millie for always engaging well in her learning.

Year 4:  Jake for showing great stamina in his writing and joining his handwriting.

Year 5:  Penny for always striving to achieve her best.

Year 6:  Imogen for participating well in all of her learning.

 

 

Home learning Heroes

 

Our home learning heroes are:

Year 1:  Laila for a beautiful autumn tree using her hands and fingers.

Year 2:  Lacey for excellent instructions on looking after her pet.

Year 3:  Poppy for completing all of her non-negotiables as well as some extra maths learning.

Year 4: Jake for using all his skills learnt in English within his home learning.

Year 5: M for completing all of her non-negotiables and extending her learning with some excellent sentences.

Year 6: Anya for fantastic detail in her History home learning.

 

French Star

 

This was received by Lina in Year 6 for her determination and for supporting the class with their translations.

 

Attendance

 

Year 1 were awarded the certificate this week with an incredible 100% - every child has been in school everyday! The attendance is calculated from the previous Friday to the Thursday of the current week. 

 

Lunchtime cup

 

In EYFS and KS1 the cup went to Reception for listening and good tidying up at the end of lunch.

In KS2, the cup went to Year 4 for mindfulness and always being kind.

 

Outside achievements

 

The following out of school achievements were celebrated:

Millie in Reception has achieved her 5 metres at swimming.

Leo in Year 2 has achieved his 5 metres and water skills 1 at swimming.

Annie in Year 2 has gained her 15 metres at swimming and has worked hard to achieve her First Aid stage 1 badge at rainbows.

Noah in  Year 3 has gained his green hat at swimming completing Stage 3.

Oli in Year 4 was awarded student of the week at martial arts.

Katie in Year 5 was awarded player of the match for her fantastic goal keeping skills.

 

Our kindness awards for this half term in Early Years were awarded to to A in Nursery and Gabby in Reception. 

 

Our unsung heroes for this half term in Key Stage One were awarded to Aaruhi in Year One and Karolina in Year Two.

 

Our integrity awards for this half term in Key Stage Two were awarded to Toby in Year Three, Erin in Year Four, Katie in Year Five and Beau in Year Six.

 

 

Friday 16th October

 

As we reach the end of our penultimate week of this half term, we have held our Virtual Celebration Assembly. Well Done to all the children whose achievements were celebrated today.

 

Stars of the Week

 

Our stars of the week this week are:

Reception: Hunter for excellent effort in all areas.

Year 1: Amelie for working so hard in maths with her number bonds.

Year 2: Kuzey for a positive start to his learning and settling well into Year 2.

Year 3: Vince for making excellent progress with his English and writing.

Year 4: M for improved attitude to her learning.

Year 5: Zara for contributing well to class discussions.

Year 6: Giulia for maintaining effort in all subjects and making great progress.

 

Home learning Heroes

 

Our home learning heroes are:

Year 1: Brandon for making a beautiful picture of a butterfly and caterpillar using leaves and petals.

Year 2: Tilly for writing a fantastic story and completing all of her non-negotiables.

Year 3: Joshua for writing fantastic sentences and completing all of his non-negotiables.

Year 4: Edward for using fantastic similes in his writing.

Year 5: Thomas for his neat presentation and completing extra sentences and revision.

Year 6: Eleah for being confident when explaining her Maths to the class.

 

French Star

 

This was received by Olivia in Year 3.

 

Attendance

 

Year 2 won the attendance cup this week with an incredible 100% - every child has been in school everyday!

 

Lunchtime cup

 

In EYFS and KS1, the cup went to Year 1 this week for showing good manners whilst collecting their lunches.

In KS2, the cup went to Year 5 for improved behaviour during lunch time.

 

Outside achievements

 

The following out of school achievements were celebrated:

Katie in Year 5 was awarded keeper of the week at football.

Giulia in Year 6 has achieved her bronze stage in Rookie Lifeguard.

Bailey in Year 4 has completed some fantastic science experiments at Brownies via Zoom.

Friday 9th October 2020

 

We held our virtual Celebration Assembly of the week today.

 

Stars of the Week

 

Our stars of the week are:

Reception - D for his great progress in Reading.

Year 1: Ruby for increased confidence with her reading and for moving up a reading level.

Year 2: Karolina for trying hard with her presentation.

Year 3: Ardante for an amazing amount of learning.

Year 4: S for her increased independent learning in her lessons.

Year 5: Jaydon for his fantastic attitude to learning.

Year 6: Thomas for his resilience and pushing himself to achieve in all lessons.

Lunchtime Cup

 

This week the two classes awarded the cup are Reception and Year 4. Reception received this for their excellent manners in the dining room and Year 4 received this for listening and playing responsibly.

Home Learning Heroes

 

Our home learning heroes this week are: 

Year 1:  Eliza for writing numbers to 100 in her home learning, working particularly hard on number formation.

Year 2:  Milani and Ruben for sentence and story writing.

Year 3: Evie Grace for her research about the Stone Age and making some biscuits linked to her research.

Year 4: Louie for his excellent spy watch.

Year 5: Charlie Th for completing extra practice in his home learning and meeting all his targets.

Year 6: Ariana for working very hard on her times tables at home.

 

Out of school achievements

 

The following achievements out of school were celebrated:

 

Amelie (Y1) has received many awards for her running. She has been running increased distances and is showing real promise.

 

Preston (Y4) has received Man of the Match for his excellent saves in goal during a match.  

French Star

 

This was awarded to Jake in Year 5 for using his excellent writing of descriptions using the 3rd person.

Attendance

 

With an attendance level of 100%, the winners this week were Year One!

 

Friday 25th September 2020

 

We held our second virtual assembly of the week today, after our successful virtual Harvest Festival yesterday. 

Stars of the Week

 

Our stars of the week are:

Reception - Charlotte for her excellent attitude and wonderful independent story writing

Year 1:  Marnie for being really enthusiastic with her reading and joining in on the carpet.

Year 2: Jake D for always trying his best in all he does.

Year 3: Poppy for independent learning and participating well in all her lessons.

Year 4: Scarlett for her increased confidence in lessons and her willingness to participate.

Year 5: Summer for showing independence in her learning and settling in so well to Trotts Hill.

Year 6: Farhan for using his time wisely and being determined to achieve.

Lunchtime Cup

 

This week the two classes awarded the cup are Reception and Year 3. Reception received this for their good behaviour in the dining room and Year 3 for their good behaviour on the playground. 

Home Learning Heroes

 

Our home learning heroes this week are: 

Year 1:  Jessica for her fantastic animal origami.

Year 2:  Zohaib for trying hard with his spellings and reading and for practising his shapes.

Year 3: Lena for her Art work linked to the Stone Age.

Year 4: Hannah for her really good food diary.

Year 5: Sinead for practising her Year 5/6 spellings and going the extra mile with her home learning.

Year 6: Carlo for taking pride in the presentation of his home learning.

 

Out of school achievements

 

The following achievements out of school were celebrated:

 

Millie Y3 has been awarded a Level 2 medal in gymnastics for walking forward and backwards on the beam.

 

French Star

 

This was awarded to B in Year 6 for using his knowledge of French and English to decode a text.

Attendance

 

With an attendance level of 99.1%, the winners this week were Year One!

Friday 18th September

 

This morning Mrs Evans had success and held a virtual celebration assembly, it was fantastic for the children to see each other on screen.

 

Stars of the Week

 

This week the children were given stars of the week for showing enthusiasm and having an excellent attitude to learning and following one of our school rules: “Be Kind”

 

Reception: Jase for being kind to a friend who fell over.

Year One - Ruben for being a kind to a friend when they were upset and being a superstar in PE.

Year Two – Willow for always trying her best in everything that she does and having a fantastic attitude to learning

Year Three - Ethan for showing so much enthusiasm in all areas of learning.

Year Four – William always putting his hand up and being enthusiastic about his learning

Year Five - Good listening throughout lessons and having a fantastic attitude across the curriculum.

Year Six - Chashe embracing challenges and being an enthusiastic learner.

Lunchtime Cup

 

This week the two classes awarded the cup are Year 1 and Year 6. Year 6 received this for adapting so well to the new systems in place at school and Year 1 for beautiful manners at lunchtime.

Home Learning Hero

 

The children will all bring home learning home this week. Our Home learning Hero in Year 6 is Indiana and Freya for doing extra research for RE at home.

Out of school achievements

 

Dexter Y3 received coach’s player of the season from Welwyn Rugby Club.

PM Y4 has been awarded his 100m swimming badge.

French Star

 

This was awarded to Fawaz in Year 2 for his brilliant French speaking

 

Attendance

 

We continue to promote good attendance, but did speak to the children about how this year with coronavirus, it is going to be harder to get the high attendance figures we are used to. It is still vitally important that no holidays are taken in term time. Well Done to year 2, who have the highest attendance of 98.6%

Friday 11th September 2020

 

This morning we attempted to hold our first Virtual Celebration Assembly. Unfortunately, technology was not on our side! So instead,  Mrs. Evans and Mrs. Magdeburg visited each class from Year One to Year Six to announce the Stars of the Week and award outside achievements and home learning hero certificates.

Stars of the Week

 

Our stars of the week are:

Year One  - Grace for exceptional effort in her learning

Year Two – Lacey for showing confidence when coming in to school

Year Three – Finn for a positive attitude to his learning and participating well

Year Four – Louie F for his amazing attitude to his learning

Year Five  - Tynan for his progress and effort with reading

Year Six  - Edward for putting effort into every subject and smiling through the week

Lunchtime Cup

 

This week the two classes awarded the cup are Year 4 and Year 2. Both classes received this for adapting so well to the new systems in place at school.

Home Learning Hero

 

All children in the school will receive a Home Learning Hero certificate for their efforts over the period of school closure. We are so proud of how they have settled back into school which is testament to the support they received from home during the school closure.

Out of school achievements

 

The following achievements out of school were celebrated:

 

Jake (Year 4)  - Jake wanted to raise money for Garden House Hospice. He set himself a challenge of trying to raise £500 by running, jogging and walking 60 miles in 6 weeks. This was finished with a run last Saturday. He has smashed his fundraising target and raised an incredible £1,135 for a charity that is very close to his family’s hearts.

 

Finn (Year 3) – Finn brought in his “lockdown diary” which he has kept for an incredible 6 months. It is full of pictures and memories of this extraordinary period of time.

 

Bailey (Year 4) and Laila (Year 1) – Both Bailey and Laila have achieved success in dance recently. They both showed dedication during lockdown by continuing their dance classes virtually and Laila has recently completed the mini movers course. Both girls are hoping to be able to perform on a stage soon and share their fantastic dance skills.

 

Amelia (Year 4) – Amelia has recently achieved her 100m swimming certificate and has moved up to Stage 6. Amelia’s mum sent in a lovely photo of Amelia holding her certificate with a very proud smile on her face.

French Star

 

This was awarded to M in Year 5 for supporting her peers so well with their French revision.

Attendance

 

We continue to promote good attendance, but did speak to the children about how this year with coronavirus, it is going to be harder to get the high attendance figures we are used to. It is still vitally important that no holidays are taken in term time. We did have a class with 100% attendance since we returned to school which was Year 6. Well Done Year 6!

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