Weekly Round up
It’s been a royal week in school this week!
Our celebrations were amazing – we loved sharing a part of the coronation weekend with all our families, and having the chance to give our children fun and exciting experiences based around the event.
Picnic lunch boxes were created by Mellors, our amazing caterers and the lunch hall was a buzz throughout the service. All children had the chance to create crowns, flags or coronation themed crafts, before sharing the national anthem with their parents and carers.
Elsewhere in the academy, B3G children had the chance to attend an athletics festival where they completed a range of events – the six hundred metre run was a roaring success, and all the children returned to the academy proud of their efforts.
Similarly, Year 1 have also been able to attend sporting enrichment this week – heading out to The Redcar and Eston partnership event where their movement skills were tested through a range of sporting events.
Year 6 continue to work hard in the build up to next week’s Key Stage 2 SAT’s tests, and have been a credit to themselves and their families with the hard work and positive attitude they have maintained throughout. We wish them the best of luck in their exams next week.
Finally, we wish our whole community a lovely long weekend, filled with celebration and fun as the country celebrates the crowning of our new King!
5H and 6A are ready to show us what they’ve been doing the past few weeks,
Last week, Year 5 took a trip to Outwood Redcar. The children took part in a Design Technology lesson. Some children designed their own logo and turned their design into their very own badge. The other half of the class got to make a rocky road. The children really enjoyed their first experience at a secondary school and are excited to return to take part in more lessons.
In Science we have been looking at forces and in particular looking at friction and how different surfaces can produce different amounts of friction. We rolled a toy car down a ramp and surprisingly found that grass produced the most amount of friction but in our experiment, sandpaper produced the least!
Year 6 had a visit from the army soldiers from Catterick. During the session, they learnt valuable team building and resilience skills.
They had to build a strong sculpture that would not collapse which involved lots of problem solving and team work. Some children even got to try on some of the army uniform and many commented on the weight.
After asking the soldiers questions about possible careers in the army, many of the children were inspired at what roles and jobs they could aspire to when they are older.
Each week we have an ‘Awesome Attendance’ competition for the class or classes with the highest attendance. The class with the highest attendance will receive a letter and the first class to spell out ‘Awesome’ receives a treat for the whole class.
Which class will be the first to receive that treat?
This weeks winners are………..
32.5 days of missed learning occurred this week due to unauthorised absences.
Unauthorised absences are for holidays, parents/carers not contacting the academy or any other unexplained absence.
With most minor ailments, children can be in school, so we really encourage you to think about keeping your child at home.
This week we had 224 children who achieved 100% Attendance for this week. A huge WELL DONE to you all 😊
Can you get 100% next week?
Diary Dates and Reminders
Next week will be Menu 1
We Will Rock You
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Links to support our children and families
Cost of Living
Daisy Chain Coffee Mornings
Dormanstown Rugby Club
As we are all being affected by the cost-of-living crisis, we have a small stock of preloved uniform and coats/jackets that parents can come and purchase, all we are asking for is a donation. This will be open for you to come and have a look on a Tuesday & Thursday between 08.50 – 09.15 and 14.40 – 15.00 via the main office.
You can also get your children’s uniform here.
Lollipops have a preloved rail out on the shop floor with various items on including polo tops, trousers, sweatshirts/cardigans, shoes, plimsolls, summer dresses etc. All items on the rail are free for anyone to take, they just ask for customers to be considerate of others when taking items. There is a box for anyone who would like to make donations which we then add to the rail.
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