Star team trophy The winning team of the ‘Star team trophy’ this week is the Portland team with 173 points. Other team scores were as follows: 2nd Sandford with 170 3rd Clifton with 162 4th Belmont with 140 Our team point monitors totaled up the team points for the Summer ½ term yesterday and the overall winners were as follows: 1st Portland with 1186 2nd Belmont with 1077 3rd Sandford with 1046 4th Clifton with 999 Congratulations to the Portland team, who as a special treat, were not wearing school uniform today and they also enjoyed extra morning playtime.
Many thanks to all of our parents and grandparents who attended our May Day celebrations this afternoon and to Chris Snell who came along to crown our May Day queen. The children all danced beautifully today and for our youngest children this was the very first time that they have participated in our Newtown May Day event.
Congratulations to our Newtown Maths team who took part in the Primary Schools Maths Challenge which was held at St James Community School last Tuesday. They were against nine other local primary schools in their heat and came second, which means they will now participate in the finals.
The winners of the ‘Star team trophy’ this week are the Clifton team (red) with 134 points. Well done to the Clifton team! Other team scores were as follows: 2nd Portland (blue) with 131 3rd Belmont (green) with 106 4th Sandford (yellow) with 96 Reminders for week beginning Monday 25th April Y5/6 Dartmoor Residential – Please return any outstanding SOE3 forms to the school office asap.
Welcome back to everyone and we hope that you all had an enjoyable Easter holiday. Miss Stevie Wise has returned from her maternity leave and is teaching with Miss Stephanie Rowse in Elm class.
*Well done to Elm Class for a wonderful assembly this morning and thank you to the parents who came along to support them. For many of the children it is their first time performing in front of an audience and they did very well indeed.
Many thanks to the parents who came along to see Maple Class assembly this morning. The children have been working very hard on their ‘Fire of London’ project which is part of our whole school ‘Building our World’ topic.
Dear Parents/Carers, This week, the winning team who was awarded our ‘Star team trophy’ was the Portland team (blue) with 122 points. Congratulations to the Portland team! Other team scores were as follows: 2nd Clifton (red) with 113 3rd Belmont (green) with 110 4th Sandford (yellow) with 107 We are pleased to announce that our winning team for this half term is Clifton (red) team with 707 team points.
We have had our favourite local story teller, David Heathfield, back in school this week and he presented an assembly for the whole school, as well as running a staff meeting to follow. As always, he had the children and staff spell bound, with his inspirational story telling skills.
Our house points system across the school has started extremely well with all of our pupils gaining lots of team points for a variety of reasons. Our first three days back Portland (blue team) were the winners and this week, being a full week, Clifton (red) team have been awarded the trophy.