Final Celebration Assembly!

This week, children across Holbrook were awarded certificates, medals and Image result for trophyawards for their excellent work and efforts across the curriculum. These pupils have embodied the spirit of Holbrook, working tirelessly, improving and always showing great determination to succeed.

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Newsletter ~ Year 4 Summer 2017-18

Dear Parents and Carers,

This is our last blog of the school year and it is a celebration of all the wonderful things that your children have achieved with us.

Well done to the Year 6 children who showed great resilience and determination during the recent SATs and were rewarded with fantastic results. They were the best results of the last 3 years! From this great starting point, they will continue to make good progress in their secondary schools. We wish them success in all of their future endeavours.

The end of the year is always a time to say goodbye, not only to children who are leaving us but also to members of staff who are moving on to new challenges. This year, we are saying goodbye to Mr Burt, Mrs Webber, Mrs Audus and Mrs Righini-Nisbet. They have all played a key role in your children’s lives and we wish them well. Continue reading “Newsletter ~ Year 4 Summer 2017-18”

Newsletter ~ Year 2 Clownfish Summer 2017-2018

Dear Parents and Carers,

This is our last blog of the school year and it is a celebration of all the wonderful things that your children have achieved with us.

Well done to the Year 6 children who showed great resilience and determination during the recent SATs and were rewarded with fantastic results. They were the best results of the last 3 years! From this great starting point, they will continue to make good progress in their secondary schools. We wish them success in all of their future endeavours.

The end of the year is always a time to say goodbye, not only to children who are leaving us but also to members of staff who are moving on to new challenges. This year, we are saying goodbye to Miss Coleman, Miss Whittaker, Miss Dow, Mrs Young, Mrs Piper and Mrs Hawes from Key Stage 1. They have all played a key role in your children’s lives and we wish them well.

We will all be saying a sad goodbye to Mr Charman as he retires but thank him for all of the hard work he has done to keep the school running since he joined us in 2001.

We also wish Mrs Golding good luck as she awaits the arrival of her new baby and welcome Mrs Williams and Miss Birks back after their maternity leave.

September promises to be a new start for us all with new challenges and success waiting for us.

Have a happy and safe holiday, I look forward to seeing everyone in September,

Mrs Zoë Dudley (Head of School)

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Good Learners Assembly ~ Friday 13th July

In an important celebration assembly, children from across the school were awarded certificates for their hard work in lessons across the curriculum.

Some were awarded praise and certificates for their hard work counting in Maths, for their skills in addition and multiplication and for their diligence in never giving up and working hard with others.

Equally, some children were awarded certificates for their resilience and stickability, with tasks that were hard and needed children to persevere. One pupil had even written a letter to their teacher, asking if they could help others in the class in the role of a “classroom assistant” such was their keenness to help their classmates to improve! Another was presented with an award for stepping in at the last moment to save her class assembly after another child wasn’t available to play their part.

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Housepoints this week were won byAttenborough (Green) =.583 points

Hawking (Red) = 391  points

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Aderin-Pocock (Blue) = 429 points

Turing (Yellow) =   411 points

 

THE OVERALL WINNER FOR HOUSEPOINTS THIS YEAR WAS…  Attenborough (Green) ~ who will be wearing their non-uniform on Monday. Well done!

[Written by Mr Thorns]

Transition Coffee Morning – Bridgemary.

Dear Parents/ Carers,

We have had a message from Bridgemary School asking us to notify you that there is a Transition Coffee Morning for Parents on Thursday 12th July (this Thursday) between 8.00am and 10.00am in the Martin Ramsey Suite.

This is a further opportunity for you to meet and talk to the Head of Year 7 or Head of Lower school about any concerns or issues that you may have about your child’s transition, which you feel have not been answered yet.

We hope that you will find this useful – please remember this is not for the children as they have already had their transition days.

Mrs Landon and Miss Trenchard.

Sea Otters Class Assembly ~ Friday 6th July

This morning, the whole school watched Sea Otters’ class assembly on their activities and successes throughout the year. Live from the “This Morning” studio, the children interviewed Henry VIII as well as discussing their work on Johanna Blasford. The children also sang campfire songs reminiscing about their time visiting Bedenham school on a camping trip.

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During the assembly, children also presented a “Masterchef” style activity from their work on energy bars too.

The children spoke clearly adding a touch of humour along the way. Well done to everyone in Sea Otters for their hard work and determination to perform to the best of their abilities.

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