St Michael’s Blog

Treasure Island Workshop Resources

Dear parents and children I hope you’re all enjoying the break.  The teachers worked hard yesterday planning out some activities for next term.  In the first week of returning the Year 2 will be making musical instruments for their desert island.  Mrs Ithier has requested if you could bring in some materials from home to…

Treasure Island

This week a theatre company visited us to perform Treasure Island. This will be our learning focus for next term. It was a fantastic way to begin our new topic and we are all now very excited (including staff!) Here are just a few photos of the afternoon.

New Curriculum Parent Guides

Many of you are aware that all classes are now working on the new curriculum.  There is a lot of new content that has been added compared with the previous National Curriculum.   This has been discussed at length in the maths and English workshops, as well as at Parents’ forum meetings.  We know that some of you were unable to attend…

Shaun the Sheep Trail

We have had so much fun in school today thanks to Mrs Isaac.  She organised our very own St Michael’s Shaun the Sheep trail.  We even had a Special Guest for the day – Blazing Saddles the Gromit!  

PTA AGM Monday 3:30pm

Let’s fill the room for the PTA AGM this Monday after school to make sure that the PTA continues to thrive. Every parent is a member of the PTA, it is a hugely important part of our school.

Children’s University

Yesterday we had a presentation by the Children’s University.  Di Stone told us all about the events and opportunities of Children’s University.  St Michael’s will become an administrator for CU so all children can register here in school. CU is an exciting way recognising all the learning and activities your children do outside school. It…

Stranger Danger

Yesterday evening an unknown man with a dog approached a student from TRWIA after a netball match at the back of TRWIA.  This was reported to police.  It may have been harmless.  However, we will remind children in school how to keep themselves safe, and I ask you to ensure that your children are safe…

Michaelmas Service

Well done to the Year 3 and 4 children for leading our Michaelmas service at St Michael’s church on Friday.  We had wonderful weather to walk there and back and would like to thank all of the adults who accompanied us on our walk.  These events would not be able to go ahead without you. …

Wessex Water Cheque

Thank you so much to Wessex Water who presented us in service with a cheque for £450.  This will go towards the development of the conservation area, where we are looking to create a new pond, with a wooden stage to that children are able to go pond dipping.  We are also looking at putting in pathways…

PE Silver Award

Over the last year we have been successful in increasing participation in sports not only for training but also for competitions.  We have also achieved considerable success in these competitions.   This has been facilitated largely by Mr Bailey who often has given up his own time to attend events.  Also many other members of staff…