After a busy, productive and exciting start to the school year, children across the school have been awarded certificates for their efforts and hard work across the curriculum.
The assembly began with a makaton signed rendition of “Make Your Own Kind of Music, which you can watch here… Great singing and signing from the school today! Thank you to Mr Moloney for leading the makaton choir.
Good Learners were presented to children from all Year groups, for their efforts in editing and improving, for their excellent Resi-resilience and for one child – fabulous assistance provided to the teacher in lessons!
Other pupils were commended for their improved handwriting, striving to extend their learning and trying their best in sessions.One pupil was also praised for their excellent improvement in their learning and behaviour, stepping up into Year 2 and moving forwards from their previous difficulties.
Team points this week were won by: Aderin-Pocock (Blue) = 753 points
Attenborough (Green) = 744 points
Hawking (Red) = 478 points
Turing (Yellow) = 588 points
[Written by Mr Thorns]
This week, children across Holbrook were awarded certificates, medals and awards 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.
Continue reading “Final Celebration Assembly!”
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)
Continue reading “Newsletter ~ Year 2 Clownfish Summer 2017-2018”
This morning, children across the school received awards for their excellent efforts and achievements in learning throughout the curriculum.
Some were awarded certificates for their hard work in Maths and their efforts in writing too. Other children were praised for their hard work supporting others with their handwriting, offering advice to their class mates. Children in Year R also attended again today, celebrating their hard work with other children from their class. Pupils were also praised for their hard work in spellings as well as stepping up to the challenge of showing increased maturity in Year 6’s absence as they are away on their Wales adventure… (if you’d like to read what they are upto, click here…)
Reading certificates were presented to:
Bronze: Ruby A-S, Jasmine R, Erys C, Taylor M, Kai D, Tye H & Katie C.
Silver: Chrisse F, Liam H, Alesha D, Ashton H, Imogen H, Layla S, Rebecca R, Ryder J & Kai D
Gold: Serenity A, Isabelle S & Hannah!
Housepoints this week have not been collected, as Year 6 are in Wales!
Today, children across the school celebrated their achievements, with the Reception classes joining us too for their first celebration assembly today.
Great ideas from children in Year 2 with their English writing, while other children were awarded praise for their hard work in sessions supporting other learners along the way. Some children were rewarded for their efforts in classroom, while others celebrated their determination to attend school, even when feeling a little under the weather!
Alongside this, children were praised for their hard work on difficult topics such as time and digital clock work, as well as applying themselves to a range of lessons across the curriculum. Year R children received celebration praise for their kind work with others, not giving up and choosing sensible learning along the way! Year 5 pupils also received praise for their new work using the online “Third Space” Maths learning programme.
Continue reading “Celebration Assembly – Friday 8th June”
Year 2 have had a very busy half term looking at the art works of Jackson Pollock. We have explored colour mixing and different methods of painting. The children recreated there own pieces of art by flicking, spraying, splashing, blobbing and drawing (We got very messy). Year 2 decided they wanted to create some memorabilia from their art work and designed their own Jackson Pollock inspired ceramic plates.
Using our colour mixing,
Clownfish were able to use this style of painting and re-create the seasons Pollock style.
The children were so proud of all of their art work, which was fantastic, that they organised an art gallery for their parents to view all of their work. To prepare for this the children even baked Pollock style shortbread.
It was lovely to see so many parents turn up and our young artists sharing their work.
Well done Clownfish
Written by Mrs Pullan
Today, as part of our music day at Holbrook, children across the school had an opportunity to take part in orchestra music sessions with Rich from Royal Hospital School, who showed us a range of instruments, their notes and their capabilities in assembly.
Later in the day, children had the chance to play p-bones (a plastic version of a trombone) and a p-buzz as well, joining in with a performance at the end of the day as well.
We were extremely lucky to have Rich visit us today, sharing his amazing musical skills and sharing this with our school, giving the children an opportunity to share this on a wonderful musical extravaganza!
Let us know what you thought of the day by leaving a comment below!
[Written by Mr Thorns]