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         UPDATE                       June 2018

Northwick Park Primary Academy                 June 2018  (2)

 

 

BOYS SINGING PROJECT

Boys in Years 4, 5 and 6 were joined for a day of singing with boys from Canvey Juniors and William Read.  They worked on several pieces that they will be performing at the concert at the Paddocks on Friday 6th July.  Thankfully England are not playing that night, so we hope they will all be able to attend this prestigious Canvey event.

BURWELL RESIDENTIAL

The sun shone for the whole three days enabling all the planned activities to take place.  A great time was had by all.  The children (and staff) behaved incredibly well and had a great time.

GROWING UP TALKS

As discussed at the parent sessions, Year 5 and 6 have been participating in ‘growing up talks’ with Mrs Hyde.

GYMNASTICS

Both teams represented Castle Point at the Essex finals at Basildon Sporting Village.  The Year 3 and 4 team finished third, narrowly missing out on the chance to go onto the regional finals.  Congratulations to the team and their coaches Mrs Cordon and Mrs Shepherd.

YEAR 2 TRIP TO DEANS

30 children from 2CG joined children from other local schools for a summer festival.  They really enjoyed the experience and represented the school magnificently.

YEAR SIX INDUCTION

Our Year 6 children have had their induction days at the secondary school they will be transferring to in September.

HEALTHY SCHOOLS

We have received notification that our application for enhanced healthy schools status has been successful and is to be used as an example of excellent practice.  Our action plans were around ‘healthy eating’ and ‘aspirations for our future’!

READING CAFÉ

The reading café is now closed for the summer.  Thank you to everyone who was able to attend.  I hope you enjoyed the lollies!

ARTS DAY

What fun we all had!  Darren and Mrs Hughes will be working with children to completed the mural by the end of term.  Congratulation to Albert, Ruby, Summer, Ola and Chioma and their families who won prizes in the ‘Be Kind’ poster competition.

YEAR 3 SAFETY TALKS

Year 3 participated in some very informative fire safety sessions led by Essex Fire Services.

GRACIES LUNCH!

We all enjoyed eating Gracies winning healthy meal of roast chicken, roast potatoes, peas and broccoli.  Thank you Mrs Painter and team for cooking it!

SUMMER FAIR

Thank you everyone who contributed with your donations and attendance.  A magnificent £1,100 was raised and the money will be used to purchase a defibrillator.  The remaining money will be used to purchase playtime equipment.

CANVEY AWARDS

The annual Canvey Awards took place at Cornelius.  One child is chosen from each year group from every Canvey School.  I proudly read out a citation for the Northwick Children.

This year’s very deserved winners were:

Reception – Miley Keenan

Year One – Janie-Mae Crampin

Year Two – Ava-Ann Hazeltine

Year Three – Freya Klessa

Year Four – Ernie Hawkins

Year Five – Hannah Agambar

Year Six – Stephanie Forster

DIARY DATES       July

Mon 2nd    -    Music Concert

Wed 4th     -    Y5 to Cornelius

Thur 5th     -    Open Afternoon 3.00 – 6.00

Fri 6th        -    Y5 to Castle View am

Fri 6th        -    Y2 Choir at Paddocks.   7.30 Boys/Chamber Choir Concert  at Paddocks

Fri 6th        -    YR-Y5 Reports issued

Mon 9th     -    YR, 2 + 4 Parent Cons 1.30 – 6.00

Tue 10th    -    Y1 + 3 Parent Cons 1.30 – 6.00

Tue 10th    -    Canvey Sports am

Tue 10th    -    Football Match away at Grange   School

Wed 11th   -    Swimming Gala 9.30 – 11.00

Thur 12th   -    Y5 Parent Cons 1.30 – 6.00

Thur 12th   -    Nursery Garden Parties

Fri 13th      -    Nursery Closes

Mon 16th   -    Burwell Celebration Eve

Tue 17th    -    Y6 Leavers Play 1.30 and 7.00

Wed 18th   -    Y6 Leavers Disco 6.00 – 8.00

Fri 20th      -    1.30 Leavers Assembly