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16 (2010)

  1. 1. NORWOOD NEWS ISSUE NO 13 14TH MAY 2010 MENU WEEK 3 News Team:Katy Watkinson, Milly Rigby, Ishbel Cooke, Megan Powderly, Ruby Fellowes & Luke Dempster TERM DATES Beatrix Potter Experience Yr 2 Summer Term Wednesday 19th May ʻNew to Reception’ Parents Meeting 7pm Hall Thursday 20th May PTA Children’s Fashion Show 6.30pm Half Term: Monday 31st May-Friday 4th June (inc) Thursday 24th June Sports Day KS2 am KS1 pm Saturday 26th June 12-3pm Summer Fair Tuesday 29th June-Friday 2nd July Yr6 Llangollen residential School closed: Staff Training day-Monday 5th July To begin their Beatrix Potter topic Year Two wrote their own animal stories in the style of Friday 16th July PTA BBQ Beatrix Potter and read them to some of the children in Year One. At the end of the topic +Barn Dance they had a Beatrix Potter Day in the woods. They helped Jemima Puddle Duck find her Wednesday 21st July. Y6 missing eggs that she had mislaid in the woods. Then in the afternoon they made masks Leavers Assembly 9.30am and disguised themselves as Beatrix Potter characters. A great day was had by all! Leyland Rd Methodist Church Year 1’s Visit from the Police School closes for summer Last week two police holiday at 2pm officers came to visit Norwood. Their names were Autumn Term 2010 Eve and Steve. We went Children return to school: inside the riot van. We all Wednesday 1st September saw where the naughty 8.55am people went when they were under arrest. We also Half term: Monday 25th -Friday 29th saw all the seats where the October police officers sit. When we’d all had a look at the van Steve showed us the Contact Numbers lights and the siren. We all Breakfast Club 211959 had a good time and it After School Club was a great success. 07724708015 Report by Isabelle Hopkins Beatrix Potter Experience PR9 7DU. Tel: 01704211960. Fax 01704 232712. Head Teacher: Mr Lee Dumbell. Norwood Crescent, Southport. Email: admin.norwood@schools.sefton.gov.uk www.norwoodprimaryschool.com
  2. 2. Star of the Children in the Spotlight Week RP: Quintin Waller RP: Rhian Valentine Silver RT: Holly Watkins Gold RT: Lauren Southwood Isobel has swam 4 lengths for Sport Relief. Wow! RT: Kai Little Silver Alex's football team won the Hightown Junior football League. Congratulations 1B: Joshua Hignett Silver Connor ran 1 mile for Sport Relief. Terrific! 1D: Jessica Laverty Silver 2M: Emily Murray Silver 2W: Rosie Morgan Gold 3B: Laura Snow 3B: Ellis Thistlethwaite Silver 3K: Lucie Hawkins Silver 4CP: Ashley Gavan Silver Ruby has passed her Stage 2 National Swimming Plan Award. Wonderful! 4JP: Ryan Taylor-Reid Eliot has received a certificate from his Beaver's for taking part in the Southport & District water experience, fun day. Well done! 5P: Megan Fyles Silver Jordan has passed his 100m Swimming Award. Fantastic! 5M: Thea Moore Gold 5M: Joshua Watkins Silver 6M: Charlie Gray Gold 6C: Lucy Martin Silver Time to Talk 6C: Joshua Young Silver Mrs Wilson took some time from her very busy day preparing school meals, to answer some questions that our reporters, Charlotte, Kane, Joe and Zarin had put to her. Q. How long have you worked at Norwood? A. 21 months Q. If someone was to cook a meal for you, what would you choose? A. A roast dinner. Q. Did you eat school dinners when you went to school? A. Yes Family Orienteering Day On Saturday the 15th May it will be Family Orienteering Day. It will be on from 9:30 - 2:30. See you there! Mrs Taylor Norwood Crescent, Southport. PR9 7DU. Tel: 01704211960. Fax 01704 232712. Head Teacher: Mr Lee Dumbell. Email: admin.norwood@schools.sefton.gov.uk www.norwoodprimaryschool.com
  3. 3. Cross Country Competition Year 3 Year 5 Ben Drummond Leon Booth Jamie Russell Jamie Hough Lewis Peacock Joe Telford Ben Gaskell Tom Stewart Astrid Travis Elise Bond Maddie Hayes Lucy Cottier Stephanie Hendry Erin Thornton Joanna Meyler Emily Telford Year 4 Year 6 Joe Rimmer Lewis Harwood Luke Ashton Liam Campbell Jake Pagan Chris Rimmer Thomas Lawson Kieran Davis Nia Paganga It was raining as our cross country team arrived at the 'Stanley High Skye Shotton Ishbel Cooke Lucy Dutton Championships.' We all sat on blankets and managed to stay warm. The Hannah Bushell Anya Day Jordan Brown ground was very slippy and unfortunately some children fell over, luckily they Emma Martin were not injured. By Anya Day 4CP We were very happy that all the supporters were there, even Mr Dumbell was cheering us on! Everyone was extremely excited and a bit nervous. The race Lucy came 3rd was full of excitement and enjoyment if you don't count the down pour! in her race By Nia Paganga 4CP Ishbel came 2nd in her race After the toughness of the track and a tasty banana we stood in the rain waiting for the results. There were a few lucky medal winners and after the presentations it was announced that Norwood came 6th out of 12! Well done to all the members of the team, you did very well and thank you for all the support we couldn't have done it without you! Go Norwood! By Ishbel Cooke 4CP Shinewaves Competition Last week’s competition was to paint, colour or shade the picture of ‘The Scream’ to create an atmosphere to match the image. There were some very bold entries. The office staff helped me make a decision and the winner, from 5P, was Keira Rimmer. Congratulations Keira. Now to this week’s competition. May is the month when, each year, events and activities, that celebrate the power of story, are promoted by Children's Book Groups across the country. So this week’s competition is for you to share a story by writing a review of your favourite book. Tell me the name of the book and the author. Explain what the story is about. Describe your favourite part. Explain why you think other children might enjoy it. Visit: http://www.fcbg.org.uk/national-share-a-story-month/ to find out more about ‘Share a Story’ month. Pop your review in the Shinewaves postbox with your name and class on the back by the morning of Tuesday 18th May National Walk to School Week Monday 17th May-Friday 21st May Walking to school is healthier, better for the environment and FUN! Each child will receive a walk to school diary and a sticker for each day they walk to school. Norwood Crescent, Southport. PR9 7DU. Tel: 01704211960. Fax 01704 232712. Head Teacher: Mr Lee Dumbell. Email: admin.norwood@schools.sefton.gov.uk www.norwoodprimaryschool.com
  4. 4. The ‘Bug Man’ visit to Yr R The children in reception wrote a few sentences to tell us about the bugs. Charlie-I liked the stick insect, it could sit very still and be camouflaged like a stick. Sam-The spider was hairy and it had 8 legs. David-The scorpion had claws, it tickled when I held it. Callum-The millipede walked on our carpet it had 1003 legs. Lewis-The crickets made a whistling sound, they had long antennae. Matthew-The snail came out its shell when it was wet. The ‘Bug Man’ visit to Yr 4 On Monday Mr Swales (otherwise known as The Bug Man) came along to show the children in reception and year 4 his fantastic collection of bugs. The most popular bug was probably the tarantula and everyone was very impressed with size of the snail, it was the largest one we had ever seen! Year 4 had a lovely time and were amazed when the crickets began to ‘sing’. By Megan Powderly 4CP PTA News Next meeting Thursday 27th May 3.30 Library. In preparation for the Summer Fair we will be having some themed weeks for donations. Themed weeks Week one. 7th June Teddy week-please bring in any unwanted good condition teddies. Week two. 14th June Bottle week, prize for class that brings in the most. Week three 21st June Tombola week, please bring in any unwanted, good condition gifts, toys etc. Friday 25th June Mufti day, please bring in cakes for the fair. Thank you Norwood Crescent, Southport. PR9 7DU. Tel: 01704211960. Fax 01704 232712. Head Teacher: Mr Lee Dumbell. Email: admin.norwood@schools.sefton.gov.uk www.norwoodprimaryschool.com
  5. 5. Book Club Book Club trip to Broadhurst’s Bookshop We had a long, tiring walk to town but it was worth it for all the lovely books that we got. We went up the ancient, magical stairs to an extraordinary room that was like something out of Harry Potter. Everyone was allowed to select their own book up to the price of £6.99. We also got some free goodies from the staff including a comic, a batty bookmark and a bag. Special thanks to Gill and Marie for all the goodies and the new books for our school library. We would recommend that you go to Broadhurst’s and see it for yourselves. By Eleanor, Fern, Alice and Darcy in Year Five Film Club Next Screening: 20.5.10 Carrie’s War (2004) Filmclub will take place in a classroom this week as the hall is being used for the PTA Fashion Show. Bicycles and Scooters We are delighted with our new cycle shelters and thrilled children can come to and from school on bikes and scooters. Please note the green shelter by the main entrance is for staff and visitors and the blue shelters in the playground are for the children to use. Please do not allow your child to leave their scooter propped up by a wall or any of the fencing, they must be put in the blue shelter and locked with a padlock. School cannot be held responsible if any are stolen. Norwood Crescent, Southport. PR9 7DU. Tel: 01704211960. Fax 01704 232712. Head Teacher: Mr Lee Dumbell. Email: admin.norwood@schools.sefton.gov.uk www.norwoodprimaryschool.com
  6. 6. Netball News The N Netball Team had a home match against St Patricks. This was an extremely close game and at half time we were losing 5-3. The team continued to play well and on the final whistle the score was 9-7 to Norwood! Congratulations girls! N Team Lucy Martin, Katie Linaker, Hannah Bushell, Helena Fletcher-Hill, Georgia Halcrow, Nikita Livingstone, Lucy Cottier, Elise Bond and Sophie Wright. The C Netball Team played a home match against Holy Trinity. The team excelled themselves winning 24-0. Fantastic girls! C Team Emma Martin, Jade Badley, Lucy Dutton, Skye Shotton, Rachael Elston, Abigail Knapton, Jessica McNamara and Georgia Crawford. Norwood 'A' Team Match Report 27.4.10 The Administration of Medicines in School Norwood 4 Linaker 1 Where children have been prescribed medication by a Team: Luke Dempster, Kallum Graham, Joshua Young, Chris doctor or other appropriately qualified health care Rimmer, Daniel Edwards, Lewis Harwood, Ryan Ashall, Jack professionals, we appreciate it may be necessary for Spencer, Simon Gradwell, Matthew Howard, Charlie Gray, Jamie them to continue with the treatment in school. Hough, Tom Stewart, Will Fletcher. However, this is the parent’s responsibility. Members of staff are not allowed to administer any type of What a way to win the last game of the season for Norwood medicines nor can children have access to cough 'A'Team. sweets during the school day. Leading from a Jack Spencer goal, Linaker equalised to make it 1 - 1. This was what Norwood needed to pick up their game. In If for any reason medicines have to be administered during the school day, parents will need to arrange to the second third, Ryan Ashall made it 2 - 1. This was increased in call in at lunchtime to give the dose. the last third with goals from Charlie Gray and Lewis Harwood, giving a final result of 4 - 1 to Norwood. Congratulations boys - a Only in exceptional circumstances, special great end to the season. arrangements can be made directly with the Head Teacher so medication can be administered in a safe Man of the Match : Jack Spencer and sensitive manner. To ensure medication is kept safely in school, on no 'A' TEAM PLAYER OF THE SEASON 2009/10 WAS AWARDED TO account should children be given medicines, tablets or CHRIS RIMMER. WELL DONE! cough sweets to take themselves. Norwood Crescent, Southport. PR9 7DU. Tel: 01704211960. Fax 01704 232712. Head Teacher: Mr Lee Dumbell. Email: admin.norwood@schools.sefton.gov.uk www.norwoodprimaryschool.com