Welcome back to a new term Clever Kestrels!
We have had a fantastic first full week together, getting to grips with new routines… and each other! Year 5 have made a great start to the year, diving into our new topic of Rotten Romans. Year 6 have now (almost) recovered from their Robin Wood residential, and are getting ready to take on their responsibilities around school in their new job roles. Next week they will be meeting their Foundation Buddies and helping them to settle into our wonderful school J
This year promises to be another exciting adventure through our other topics of Watery Worlds and Groovy Greeks, with visits from Moveable Feasts Drama Company, and visits to the Art Gallery, Linton and Burnsall in the dales, not to mention some explosive science workshops at Benton Park for Year 5!
In addition, we have our annual Inter-house football, rugby, cycling and quiz competitions, and the legendary cross-country race, where we will be hoping to beat our scores from last year…Fingers crossed! If we are good, Santa and the Easter Bunny may even pay us a visit this year – will you be able to hunt-out your egg?!
Another great highlight to look forward to is our end of year performance, “Gold ” which promises to be another groovy Greek sell-out show! By this point, we will be getting our wonderful Year 6s ready for the big step-up to secondary school, and will finally send them off with an emotional trip down memory lane, at our Leavers Concert.
There is so much to look forward to over the next year. Here’s to a fantastic autumn, spring and summer; let’s work hard and play hard in Kestrel Class!
Mrs Jarvis, Miss Murray, Miss Clarkson and Miss De La Torre
- We’ve had a lovely last couple of days in Kestrel class, what with Christmas parties, carol concerts in church and even guitar group serenading us as we ate in the dinner hall at lunchtime!
- We made our own felt fabric this week in Kestrel class, as the ancient Britains would have in Roman times (only ours was a bit more colourful!)
- Although we fully support our healthy school ethos in Kestrel class, there’s nothing like pizza to take the edge off a fractions lesson.
- Today, all of Year 5 went to Benton Park to take part in an exciting science workshop.