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Sports Day 2019

Sports day was held last Friday with all children in the school taking part in a range of sporting activities. All children were amazing and thank you to all of the families that came along to support the children. It was a really wonderful morning of sport. After the sports were over we held our […]

Lord Mayor’s parade – final preparations

Maple class working on the coral netting to cover the sound system; dance rehearsals; samba and digital; Ray on tower technicals and deconstruction.  We have our first full dress parade rehearsal tomorrow. Thursday is a flex day for adjustments and Friday is final rehearsal and pack up ready for the big day.  Can’t wait!

Lord Mayor’s parade workshops day 8

Year 5 and Maple class enjoy a morning making sea creature puppets; the dancers make their costumes; the samba band rehearses with our digital soundscapers.  There was a wonderful atmosphere around school today.  Purposeful, creative, engaged. Sports Day tomorrow and then back to workshops on Monday as we move into our final week of preparations […]

Lord Mayor’s parade workshops day 7

Year 4 made sea creature puppets; the dancers and samba band met for the first time and started to coordinate their routines; costumes were created and refined; finishing touches were applied to the mighty tower costume.  10 days to go!  

Lord Mayor’s parade workshops day 6

We had a lovely email into school today from a member of the local community who said how much she was enjoying the samba and also to let us know we are in the Evening News.  11 days to go!

Lord Mayor’s parade workshops day 5

Full steam ahead today. Ray was back leading the group working on the tower costume.  Holly was in to work with the musicians to create headdresses for their costumes.  Emma and Zara were back in to continue work on the large turtle puppet and the mutant shark creature.  Alysha and her dance group developed new […]

Lord Mayor’s Parade workshops day 4

Just Samba and the digital music group today as they consolidated what they have learned this week and learned a few more tricks!  Monday sees the return of Ray (tower costume); Zara and Emma (puppets); Alysha (dance / movement) and Holly (costumes) for what promises to be another busy day.  Thanks to all those families […]

Lord Mayor’s Parade workshops day 3

Lord Mayor’s parade workshops day 2

Samba was sounding bigger, bolder and tighter today.  With Year 6 having  now taken up their places alongside Year 3, 4 and 5, the band will sound formidable by parade day.  Holly returned today to start work on the costumes and Zara, Emma and Kate also returned to work with Year 3 to create shoals […]

Lord Mayor’s parade workshops: day 1

Day one of workshops today.  Samba on the field with Duda and Al; dance in the gym with Alysha; tower costume in the library with Ray; turtle puppet with Emma and shark puppet with Zara.  Amazing atmosphere around the school.  Children not involved in workshops today were involved in a range of ocean-themed activities and […]