GEM Day 2

Our second GEM Day of the year was a great success. Children learnt about what sort of jobs are available, the skills they need and how to get there. It was a really interesting day. Classes focussed on specific work places, such as hospitals and shopping centres, with some children even making their own cardboard models of places to work! Here is a short video of some of the highlights from the day:

GEM Day June 2016 from Fiona Phimister on Vimeo.

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School Games Day

School Games Day is just around the corner! Are you ready?

Sports Day

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EU Referendum

The EU referendum is taking place on Thursday 23rd June. This is where voters across the UK decide whether they want to stay in Europe or leave it. Its a really important vote, and will have a great impact on the way our country is run, whatever the outcome.

Here is some kid-friendly information that you can read to find out more: http://www.firstnews.co.uk/news/should-we-stay-or-should-we-go-i13214

Or you could watch this handy video by BBC Newsbeat https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8G1cds52Ko0 which explains exactly what the European Union is. In fact, the Youtube Newsbeat channel has lots of videos about the different issues that effect this referendum. Take a look now –https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCe1Ef-K5jpnRsmVY5hCBhOw

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Nell Bank

Our Yr4 children have arrived safe and sound at Nell Bank for their 3-day residential. They’ll be enjoying pond dipping, mud walking and nature exploring. Have fun everyone!

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Family Learning Letters

By now, you should have received your child’s Family Learning Letter. This flyer has lots and lots of information about the topic your child will be studying this half-term, including suggested activities for work at home. Here is a link to an electronic copy of the flyer – click here.

For more information, you can also talk to your child’s class teacher.

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This week’s newsletter and attendance

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Bowling Park Primary Facebook

Our new Facebook page is now up and running! We’ll be updating the page with lots of exciting news about our school.

Check it out here https://www.facebook.com/bowlingparkprimaryschool/

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Library competition

Help us win £5,000 for our library by entering The National Book Token’s new competition! All you have to do is click this link and fill in a few details – easy peasy!

http://www.nationalbooktokens.com/schools#.V1fLBU0UUdk

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Ramadan Mubarak

As you are aware, Ramadan has started this week so we would like to take this opportunity to wish all our families Ramadan Mubarak. Below is a letter that we sent out on Monday with some information about the provision available for children who are fasting. If you would like to talk to anyone about the letter or about your children during Ramadan, please speak to your child’s teacher.

All the best during this very special time.

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Golden Learner

Congratulations to our Golden Learners who were celebrated in special assemblies this week. We are very proud of you! Your resilience, determination, kindness and progress is what makes you so special.

 

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