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Northwick Park Primary Academy             May /June2019 

SUMMER FAIR

Please keep sending in your donations for our Summer Fair that takes place on Wednesday 3rd July at 3 o’clock.

BOYS CRICKET FESTIVAL

The boys cricket team enjoyed competing against other schools in a competition at Benfleet Cricket Club.  They were complimented on their outstanding behaviour and sportsmanship.

GIRLS CRICKET FESTIVAL

The girls team also enjoyed the experience of competing against other schools.  Their performance improved with every game and they ended up in third place.

Y3 SOUTHEND VISIT

‘Sunny Southend’ did not live up to its name.  Despite the cloudy weather Year 3 really enjoyed their visit to Southend that included walking down the pier, a train ride back and visiting the life boat museum.

Y4 WRITTLE VISIT

Year Four had an enjoyable and educational visit to Writtle Agricultural College.  They particularly enjoyed seeing all the animals and trying different foods.

Y2 BEACH TRIP

The sun shone for Year Two’s visit to the beach.  They really enjoyed the day and have this week completed some amazing writing about their visit.

Rock band at Grovewood

Our ever improving rock band spent the day working with the rock band from Grovewood School in Rayleigh.  They worked on several pieces together and then gave a performance to parents.  We will all be able to enjoy our rock band at our ‘Woodstock’ and family creative afternoon on Tuesday 9th July.

ROUNDERS FESTIVAL AT DEANES

Year Six participated in a festival - this had to be rearranged due to the weather.  All the extra practice they were able to fit in paid off and they played really well.

OUTDOOR ASSEMBLY

What an amazing performance from all the children as the sun shone for our annual outdoor assembly and family picnic!

CLIFFS CONCERT

56 children represented the school at the Southend Music Festival at the Cliffs Pavilion.  This included an orchestra of 30 and a choir of 26.  The choir sang beautifully and the orchestra accompanied several songs and played their individual pieces with great skill.  Well done everyone!

CANVEY SINGING PROJECT

Children in Year 4 were joined for a day of singing with children from Canvey Juniors, William Read and Leigh Beck.  They worked on several pieces that they will be performing at the community concert at the Paddocks on Tuesday 27th June.

MUSIC CONCERT

We were treated to a wonderful concert by Year 3 and some of the children who have individual music lessons.  We heard pieces on the piano, guitar and drums from Frankie, Ryan, Stanley A, Tyler, Jack, Michaela, Thomas, Dani, Liam, Daniel, Zack, Hollie and Stanley D.  They all played with great confidence.

All of Year 3 played their recorders and sang beautifully.  Well done!

YEAR 6 DICTIONARIES

Every year the Canvey Rotary Clubs present Year 6 with a dictionary.  These were presented to the children just before half term. It was lovely in this electronic age to see how excited the children were and how they enjoyed looking through them.  Thank you Canvey Rotary Club.

DIARY DATES

June

Mon 17th   -    Mobile Assault Course

Tue 18th     -    Y2 Sport Festival at Leigh Beck            Chamber Choir ‘Breathe Easy’ Concert

Wed 19th   -    Y6 Burwell House Residential Trip

Thur 20th   -    Y6 Burwell House Residential Trip            Y2 Summer Games (selected children)

Fri 21st      -    Teacher Training – Busy Bears open  7.15 am – 6.00        Nursery Open  

Mon 24th   -    Teacher Training – Busy Bears open 7.15 am – 6.00        Nursery Open

Thur 27th   -    Y6 Induction Castle View + Cornelius                      Paddocks Concerts

Fri 28th      -    Y6 Induction Castle View + Cornelius                        Y1/Y2 Sports Afternoon

 

July

Mon 1st     -    1.30 Reception Sports Afternoon

Wed 3rd     -    4CO Bikeability                    Y5 to Cornelius (all day)

Thur 4th     -    4VC Bikeability

Fri 5th        -    Y5 to Castle View am         Y5/Y6 Careers Fair

Mon 8th     -    Canvey Sports am              Open Afternoon 3.00 – 6.00

Tue 9th      -    1.30 Family Creative Afternoon

Thurs 11th  -    Swimming Gala       Busy Bears Party 3.00 – 6.00

Fri 12th      -    Y6 to Village Green Festival