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  • 1. Norwood News Issue 34 10TH JUNE 2011 Arts Festival Countdown Menu 2 6 weeks to go Week Reception’s Visit to Underwater Street TERM DATES Summer Term 2011 We had a brilliant day at Underwater Street. Underwater Street is a fun-filled School closed: place of exploration, investigation, creativity and imagination. The children were Friday 1st July able to choose a variety of different activities including climbing up a climbing (Staff training day) wall, stepping inside a giant bubble, panning for gold, painting a life-size mini car Term Ends: and much more. Friday 22nd July. School Louis Sumner, "I liked finding numbers inside the dark cave, it was scary." closes at 2pm Abigail Hooton, "I loved the science show, especially the rocket!" Isabelle Starr, "My favourite part was the climbing wall, because we could sit on Autumn Term 2011 the top." School Closed Ben Pomeroy, "I liked painting the car, because I painted one of the windows." Thursday 1st September Friday 2nd September Amanda Hallam, "I liked standing inside the giant bubble. I did it twice!" (Staff training days) Alexandra Whitehead, "My favourite part of the trip was having a little nap on the bus!" Children return to school Owen Ashton, “I liked going in the TV studio and seeing myself on television." Monday 5th September As you can see we all had a wonderful day. Well done to both classes for excellent behaviour throughout the day. Half Term Mon 24th-Fri 28th October Term Ends: Friday 16th December at 2pm Spring Term: 2012 Tuesday 3rd January (Staff training day) Children return to school Wednesday 4th January 2012 Half Term: Monday 13th-Friday 17th February Term ends for Spring Break: Friday 30th March at 2pm Good Friday & Easter Monday fall during Spring Break Summer Term 2012 Children return to school Monday 16th April at 8.55am School closed: Bank Holiday Monday 7th May Half Term: Monday 4th JuneNorwood Crescent, Southport. PR9 7DU. Tel: 01704 211960. Fax 01704 232712. Head Teacher: Mr Lee Dumbell. Email: admin.norwood@schools.sefton.gov.uk www.norwoodprimaryschool.com
  • 2. Year One’s visit from a Police Carrier. We had a special visit from Eve and PC Martin before the holiday. They brought a real police carrier for Year One to see. The carrier was yellow and it had blue flashing lights on top. It had lots of seats in the back.At the front there was a camera so if cars were far away they can see the license plate.They brought shields that protect themselves when they are doing their jobs. If anyone is naughty they have special handcuffs. If they move their hands they get tighter and tighter. We saw a big cage in the back of the carrier and got locked inside. It was great fun! Thank you Eve and PC Martin. By Amy Farquharson and Holly Watkins Year One’s Visit to the Fire Station We walked all the way into town to visit the fire station. We met a fireman called Barry who showed us around the station. He showed us a fire engine. On the wall we saw an axe. We went into a dark room and used a special camera to see what was cold and what was warm. Before we left everyone had a turn at spraying the hose! We had a good time at the fire station. By Lewis Midgley and David TearNorwood Crescent, Southport. PR9 7DU. Tel: 01704 211960. Fax 01704 232712. Head Teacher: Mr Lee Dumbell. Email: admin.norwood@schools.sefton.gov.uk www.norwoodprimaryschool.com
  • 3. Forthcoming EventsTuesday 14th-17th June Y6 Residential to LlangollenWednesday 15th June Walking Bus & ‘Brake’ Record Attempt to prevent speeding by motoristsMonday 20th June Y2 Royal PhilharmonicMonday 13th-24th June Norwood’s Next Big Thing-Enterprise FortnightWednesday 22nd June Y6 Induction day to High SchoolThursday 23rd June Wally Cain Dance Festival 7 pm. thSaturday 25 June Summer Fair 12-3 pm-offers of help needed!Wednesday 29th June Sports Day Juniors am EY/KS1 pm thMonday 4 -15 July th Arts FestivalThursday 14th July Arts Festival Extravaganza 6-9.30 pmFriday 15th July Arts Festival Parade 1.30 pm on field PTA THEME WEEKS Please can you send any donations for the following stalls during these Old Tie! periods. If anybody has a Norwood Week beginning 13th June-Teddies School Tie could they please Week beginning 20th June-Bottles bring it in to Mrs Kenrick to Friday 24th June-Cakes borrow? Thank you Next Week’s Clubs (13/6/11) Star of the Week Monday School Council meeting (lunchtime) RJT: Whole Class Silver KS2 French Euro Club 3.15-4.15 pm RT: Whole Class Silver 1B: Lauren Southwood Silver Tuesday Eco Meeting Y2 12.30 KS2 1D: Leia McConnell Silver KS2 French Euro Club 3.15-4.15 pm 1D: Courtney Kelk Silver Library (lunchtime) 1D: Emily Watson Silver Windband Y1 till 4.10 pm 2W: Joshua Halcrow YR Dance Club till 4.00 pm 2W: Tyler Scutt Gold Y1 Science Club Y4 till 4.15 pm 2M: Henry Watkinson Silver Y4 Tennis Tournament Argyle Tennis Courts 4-5pm 3H: Katie Halsall Silver 3H: Nathan Foulkes Silver Wednesday Library (lunchtime) 3K: Natasha Watkins Gold YR4 Fun with Clay Family Learning till 5 pm 3K: Nail Cakir Gold 4M: Maddie Hayes Silver Thursday KS2 Singing Club (lunchtime) 4M: Hannah Brookfield Silver Library (lunchtime) 4P: Georgia Proud Silver Y5/6 Streetwise in Y6 till 5 pm 4P: Stephanie Hendry Silver Y3/4 Film Club till 5 pm 5B: Debra Wilson Silver 5B: Joe Rimmer GoldPlease collect the children from the playground and do not wait for 5M: Maria Gowes Silver them by the office. 5M: Caris Dixon Silver There will be notification if there are any changes to these clubs. 6P: Joe Davenport 6C: Alicia Escreet SilverNews team Mrs A. Gore, Hannah Tear, Jamie Russell, Katy Watkinson, Taylor McKenzie, Megan Powderly & Finn Cromack
  • 4. Children in the Spotlight Jamie plays for Nathan has achieved Daniel plays for Scarisbrick Southport JFC the Yellow Stripe in AFC U8s the Group Winners U11s & the team Karate. Brilliant! of the Southport came 1st in the Super Cup. Marvellous! Southport stadium Tournament held Alice has Tyler & Jordan at Haig Ave. passed her have achieved Fantastic! Puffin the Yellow Stripe Swimming in Taekwondo. Award. Superb! Great! Aaron was awarded the Tom & Daniel play for Managers Player of the Katy has passed her Southport Trinity U10s Season, Players Player of the Bronze Level 1 Rookie who were Runners Up Season, Managers Player of the Lifeguard. in the Craven Year, Most Man of the Matches Congratulations! Minor League. Terrific! by his team Ormskirk FC U11s. Awesome! Katie took part in Rhian has the Race for Life achieved the Blue at Princess Park, Stripe in Southport. Taekwondo. Wonderful! Fabulous!News team Mrs A. Gore, Hannah Tear, Jamie Russell, Katy Watkinson, Taylor McKenzie, Megan Powderly & Finn Cromack
  • 5. Giant Walking BusAt 10am on Wednesday 15th June 2011 more than 100,000 kids will march for road safety from their school gates in theannual Giant Walking Bus! This brilliant event is part of Brakes’ ‘Kids Say Slow Down’ campaign and raises awareness of the dangers of traffic especially around Schools. Every year Brake tries to beat their own world record for the biggest walking bus and this year Norwood are taking part too! This giant march for a giant reason: to say no to speeding drivers, and yes to walking! The UK has one of the worstdeath rates in Europe of children killed on foot, most on their way to or from school. Half of the children in the U.K are driven to school, increasing pollution and danger.So on Wednesday 15th June 2011 please ensure that your child has a waterproof coat with them as at 10 a.m we will all be taking part in the Giant Walking Bus to help raise awareness of the importance of road safety. If any parents are interested in taking part in this event and are free to help from 9:45 a.m on Wednesday 15th June 2011, please contact the office as soon as possible. Your help will be much appreciated! Arts Festival T-Shirts Our first delivery of T-Shirts has been delivered and they look fantastic! Hope you remembered to order yours. (You may just be able to get a last Open to all ages from 7-99 years minute order in if you are very quick!) ATTENDANCE UPDATE Going into our final half term of the year, we have 41 children on target to achieve the special 100% attendance badge. This is really exciting for them all, but remember at the end of the term, there will still be certificates for those children who have achieved over 95% attendance since Easter. Theres so much to look forward to this half term! Norwood Crescent, Southport. PR9 7DU. Tel: 01704 211960. Fax 01704 232712. Head Teacher: Mr Lee Dumbell. Email: admin.norwood@schools.sefton.gov.uk www.norwoodprimaryschool.com
  • 6. Year 5 have been writing poems in the style of Christina Rosetties, ‘What is pink?’ What is pink? 1. What is pink? A pig is pink. Having a sweet afternoon drink. 2. What is red? Jam is red. As I spread it along my bread! 3. What is white? The snow is white. When I see it its such a delight. 4. What is blue? The sky is blue. With the clouds floating through 5. What is yellow? The sun is yellow. Bearing down on every fellow! 6. What is green? The grass is green. Standing next to the flowing stream. 7. What is gold? Treasure is gold. Who-ever has it is brave and bold. By Lauren Morgan and Libby Spencer School Health Nurse Hayley, our School Health Nurse is going on maternity leave and unfortunately the School Health Drop-in sessions will be suspended for the immediate future. Shinewaves Competition Time Last week’s competition was a design a monster competition. There were some great entries, but the winner has to be a blue, 60cm high, papier mache creation called Star Vinny, who is a school dinner eating monster! This was made by Joshua Bunting of 1B. Congratulations Joshua! As we have been talking about the environment in assemblies this week’s competition has an environmental theme. World Environment Day was on 5th June and the theme this year was ‘Forests: Nature At Your Service’. So this week’s competition is to make a tree from recycled materials. Find more about World Environment Day at www.unep.org/wed Pop your entry in the Shinewaves postbox, or hand in at the office if it is too big, with your name and class on the back by the morning of Tuesday 14th June.Norwood Crescent, Southport. PR9 7DU. Tel: 01704 211960. Fax 01704 232712. Head Teacher: Mr Lee Dumbell. Email: admin.norwood@schools.sefton.gov.uk www.norwoodprimaryschool.com

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