On Tuesday 10th July Graham Astill visited Abbey Gates. He had recently run with the Olympic Torch in Mansfield and talked about the experience with the children and his work in the communuty. The children also had the chance to hold the torch.
Key Stage 1 was taken over this week when a set of savage pirates snuck into school for a day of swashbuckling fun! The pirates tried their hand at island hopping, treasure hunting and jewellery making, as well as much much more.
Early Years Cluster Picnic
We walked up to the C of E school for a play and picnic with the other Foundation children and children from Playgroup and Longdale. We had so much fun finding Olympic torches in the woods, using the trim trail, eating biscuits and drinking juice and making lots of...
Abbey Gates Choir
Our Choir performed 5 pieces today at St Peter's Summer Fair - they were wonderful! Lots of parishoners and parents commented on how fantastic they sounded. Abbey Gates Choir, you should feel proud!
Year 6 Football Cup Winner
On Thursday 5th July Abbey Gates played the very talented Croft in the George Abbot Shield final. As it was the final the game had to be played on a neutral ground. The game started with an Abbey Gates attack, but Henry, the striker missed by just a few...
In Year 6 we have been creating "Moveable Vehicles". The aim of the project is to design and create a vehicle in partnership with Joseph Whitaker Secondary school to take part in a competition to see which vehicle travels the furthest, quickest and has the best design. For more information visit: ...
As part of our pirate topic, the children worked together in teams to make their own modrock pirate islands. It was a hot afternoon so we moved the classroom outside and got busy with mounds of newspaper and soggy modrock! Once dry, the islands were painted and ready to...
Walesby Forest (SATs Treat)
Have a look at Year 6s grand day to Walesby Forest. It was a well deserved celebration after their hard work towards their Year 6 SATs.
Our lovely chickens arrived back at school on Tuesday - how they have grown! A BIG 'thank-you' to Mrs Salmon for looking after them so well whilst on their extended 'holiday'. We are enjoying watching them explore their fabulous new home and caring for them....
Southwell Minster trip
Y2 will be visiting Southwell Minster on Thursday 14th June - please send back consent forms ASAP. *PACKED LUNCH REQUIRED*