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Eco Day - Pond clearing
Oh what fun we had! The Eco-warriors have been hard at work today. The children worked with Mrs Hatton and Jackie Adams (from 'Into the Forest') in a bid to clear the pond and restore it to its former glory. At the start of the day there was hardly any evidence of water in the bottom of the pond...
Diamond Jubilee Picnic
We are planning to celebrate this special event by visiting Newstead Abbey as a whole school on Thursday 31st May. We are still finalising details but in the first instance you need to know that we will be having a picnic lunch at the Abbey. This will be prepared by the kitchen team for ALL children. No-one will need to...
May 2012 Newsletter
SILENT AUCTION You will see from the attached that we have some wonderful “Lots” in our auction. Huge thanks to those who have donated - this is much appreciated. Please have a look and see if there is an item (or two!) that you would like to bid for - then simply: • Indicate in the &ldquo...
Year 6 SATs Timetable
The end of Year 6 SATs tests are almost upon us! Please find the Year 6 SATs timetable attached below. To help support your child through the week, please them to bring in a lucky item (this may include their favourite teddy or picture etc). We will also be providing a breakfast snack to boost the children’s energy but can...
Y5 Football vs Leen Mills
In the last game Abbey Gates beat Hillside a whopping 4-0. Abbey Gates felt under pressure because if they lost, they would be out of the competition. Leen Mills had the edge of height over Abbey Gates, although Abbey Gates had more pace and skill. Thomas led the team and made his debut as captain. Abbey Gates believed they...
School Council Competitions
The School Council would like to run two exciting competitions over the next few weeks. Young Photographer Competition Every year, the School Council receives information from the Ravenshead Rotary Club about a Young Photographer Competition, which all schools in the area take part in. The competition is for 7-11 year olds and children need to send in their creative photographs...
On Thursday 26th April many of the children at Abbey Gates had the opportunity to show off their musical expertise at our very own Musical Soiree evening. The theme of the night was 'The Muppets' and the school orchestra performed exceptionally well. The audience also enjoyed a range of musical solos along with a range of ukulele pieces performed by...
Year 6 Football vs Hillside
Prior to the game there was a large amount of tension as Abbey Gates had previously played Hillside in the away in the league and lost 3-2! Abbey Gates had a slight advantage with playing at home but it was a knockout game so whoever won was through to the next round. Hillside started the game and quickly pressed forward...
March 2012 Newsletter
Dear Parents NO NUTS!! As you know we encourage children to bring in healthy snacks for playtimes. Please do NOT though, send nuts in with your child. We have a number of children with nut allergies and sometimes it is the smell of nuts, regardless of whether they are ingested, that causes an allergic reaction. So, please…NO NUTS! ...
Welcome to Nigel, who was born on the first day of spring!
- Nov 19 - Y5 Visit to the National Mining Museum
- Nov 21 - Sponsored Bounce
- Nov 29 - Bake Off Competition and Coffee Morning
- Dec 6 - Y4 Family Assembly
- Dec 9 - FS/KS1 Dress Rehearsal
- Dec 10 - Panto!
- Dec 10 - FS/KS1 Performance AM
- Dec 11 - FS/KS1 Performance PM
- Dec 12 - KS2 Carols 2pm and 6pm at St Peter’s
- Dec 19 - PTA Christmas Disco
- Dec 19 - Christmas Dinner and Party
- Dec 20 - Last Day of Term!