Norwood News                                  Issue 25                                               18th March 2011      ...
Shinewaves Competition Time         Last week’s competition was to design a poster or flyer             about smoking, whi...
Family Cross Country Run at Meols Cop                                                                                     ...
Children in the Spotlight     Elliot has passed his                                                  Nathan has passed    ...
Tag Rugby Tournament at Kew Woods               Star of the Week    Apologies to all the children who received  Star of th...
B Team Football                                                                                           Norwood B 0     ...
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Issue 25

  1. 1. Norwood News Issue 25 18th March 2011 Arts Festival Countdown Menu 3 17 weeks to go Week TERM DATES Spring Term 2011 Sports Hall Athletics Finals at Stanley High School Term Ends: Friday 1st April. School closes at 2pm Summer Term 2011 Children return to school Tuesday 19th April at 8.55am School closed: Good Friday 22nd April Easter Monday 25th April Children return to school Tuesday 26th April at 8.55am School closed: Bank Holiday Friday 29th April School closed: Bank Holiday Monday 2nd May After winning the Heats for the Sports Hall Athletics on Feb 3rd, Norwood Half Term: reached the Finals of the Large Schools. Competition was very competitive Mon 30th May-Fri 3rd June and to a high standard, with Farnborough taking the title, Shoreside coming School closed: 2nd and Norwood 3rd overall. Friday 1st July (Staff training day) Well done to all twenty two Norwood competitors. You made Mrs Rigby very Term Ends: Friday 22nd July. School proud with your never say die attitude and total 100% commitment to the closes at 2pm Norwood cause! Autumn Term 2011 School Closed Thursday 1st September Supermarket Vouchers Friday 2nd September (Staff training days) We are collecting schools Children return to school vouchers from Tesco and ASDA. Monday 5th September Half Term Mon 24th-Fri 28th October Term Ends: Friday 16th December at 2pm Advertising Our Local Businesses Spring Term: Tuesday 3rd January 2012 Adverts are placed independently and we are grateful for the donations towards the (Staff training day) cost. However we are not otherwise linked directly with the businesses. Please see Mrs Gregson for more information about placing an advert.Norwood Crescent, Southport. PR9 7DU. Tel: 01704 211960. Fax 01704 232712. Head Teacher: Mr Lee Dumbell. Email:
  2. 2. Shinewaves Competition Time Last week’s competition was to design a poster or flyer about smoking, which encouraged good choices. Congratulations to our winner, Anya Day (5M). It is Red Nose Day this Friday, 18th March. So this week’s competition is to write a funny poem about one of the red noses: Honkus, Captain Conk or Chucklechomp. It could be a limerick, which could start:‘There was a red nose called Honkus…’Or it could be any funny poem.Good luck! Pop your entries in the competition post box, outside the hall, by Tuesday 22nd March with your name and class on the back. Next week’s clubs (21/3/11) Star of the WeekMonday KS2 Cross Country practice (lunchtime) RJT: Nathan Darbyshire Y4 Sports Aerobics in the hall till 4.20 pm RJT: Tom Whiteside Sliver Y5 Concert Southport Theatre 7 pm RT: Olivia Sproat Silver Girls football match home to St Philips till 4.45 pm RT: Sophie Naughton Silver 1B: Grace Georgeson SilverTuesday School Council meeting (lunchtime) 1B: Jordan Potts Silver Eco Committee meeting (lunchtime) 1D: Amy Kildare Library (lunchtime) 1D: Callum Morris A team football match away to OLOL Carr Lane till 4.45 pm 2W: Gabriella Nieman Silver 2W: Oliver Potter SilverWednesday Library (lunchtime) 2M: Naomi McKee Y1 Filmclub in YR till 4.10 pm 2M: Owen McKenzie Y2-4 Southport Football Club till 4.20 pm 3H: Bethany Southern Silver Yr6 Cookery Club till 5 pm 3H: Brandon Chadwick-Boardman Silver Yr3 Art Invaders till 4.15 pm 3K: Spencer Leach-Jackson Silver N netball team away to St Patricks till 4.20 pm 3K: Finn Cromack Silver Large Schools Swimming Gala 6 pm-9 pm 4M: Astrid Travis SilverThursday KS2 Singing Club (lunchtime) 4P: Chole Wareing Library (lunchtime) 4P: Luke Prendergast Silver Girls football match home to Holy Family till 4.45 pm 5B: Jake Pagan 5B: Georgia Lonsdale SilverFriday Netball Team practice till 4.15 pm 5M: Lucy Pettiffer 6P: Laura PendleburyPlease collect the children from the playground and do not wait for them 6P: Alice Crook Silver by the office. 6P: Fern Hughes Silver There will be notification if there are any changes to these clubs. News team Molly Glinn, Hannah Tear, Jamie Russell, Katy Watkinson, Taylor McKenzie & Finn Cromack
  3. 3. Family Cross Country Run at Meols Cop Congratulations to the children who participated in the Family Cross Country Run at Meols Cop High School. It was a fantastic event and Norwood were the winners thanks to Mrs Bentley and her weekly Cross Country practices! Well done! Results: 1st Norwood, 2nd St. Phillips, 3rd Kew Woods, 4th BDS Pictured are Norwood children who came 1st, 2nd or 3rd overall in their Year group races. On the internet ... Next Screening: Wednesday 23.3.11 Have a look at See modern artists at work and enjoy online activities forphotography, sculpture, pottery, painting, cartoons and many others. The Best ofSee famous Artists such as Andrew Goldsworthy and Antony Gormley Dr Seuss working, learn to create art inspired by them. Lunch BoxesWatch as school pupils help put together ‘The Big Face’ made up of over 12,000 self portraits from school pupils in the North West. This BAFTA award winning site has activities and information for pupils, parents and teachers on modern artists and their work and inspiring videos showing the artists talking Can we just remind you that packed lunch should about what they do and how they create their art. be in a named lunchbox not a plastic bag. Boxes need to be taken home every day. Forthcoming EventsTuesday 22nd March Parents Interviews Appointments from 3.30-6.00 pmWednesday 23rd March Swimming Gala-Dunes Leisure Centre 6-9 pm thThursday 24 March Parents Interviews Appointments from 5-8 pm thFriday 25 March Y5 Wider Opportunities Concert with Halle Orchestra at Southport TheatreFriday 6th-8th May Y4 Residential to Robinwood thMonday 9 -13 May th Y6 SATS thTuesday 14 -17 June th Y6 Residential to Llangollen thSaturday 25 June Summer Fair 12-3 pmWednesday 29th June Sports Day Juniors am Infants pm thMonday 4 -16 July th Arts Festival News team Molly Glinn, Hannah Tear, Jamie Russell, Katy Watkinson, Taylor McKenzie & Finn Cromack
  4. 4. Children in the Spotlight Elliot has passed his Nathan has passed Lucy has passed her Stage 2 National his Stage 2 5m Rainbow Plan Swimming National Plan Swimming award. Swimming award. award. Wonderful! Super! Terrific! Lewis has passed his Emily has passed her Matthew has Stage 3 National Plan Stage 1 National achieved a Yellow Swimming award. Swimming award. Belt & Dragon Fantastic! Brilliant! certificate. Congratulations! Can you Give Blood? PTA Easter Egg Raffle Saturday 26th March 2011 Holy Trinity Parochial Centre Hoghton Street Raffle tickets will be on sale Tuesday 19th, Southport Wednesday 20th, & Thursday 21st April. Each raffle ticket costs 20p with the chance 10.00am-12noon & 2.00pm-4.15pm of winning an Easter Egg in each class. To book an appointment ring 0300 123 23News team Molly Glinn, Hannah Tear, Jamie Russell, Katy Watkinson, Taylor McKenzie & Finn Cromack
  5. 5. Tag Rugby Tournament at Kew Woods Star of the Week Apologies to all the children who received Star of the Week certificates on 4th of March and did not get listed in our newsletter last week. By Mrs Gore Star of the Week (4th March) RT:Archie Singleton Silver RJT:India Donnelly Silver RT:Charlie Kempster Silver RT:Isabelle Starr Silver After weeks of lunchtime practices, a team of Y5 and Y6 boys and 1B:Amy Farquharson Silver girls were chosen to represent in the annual tag rugby tournament at 1D:Matthew Potter Kew Woods. Once again we were in a very tough group with Kew 1D:Abi Skinsley Woods A, St. Nicholas and St. Philips and consequently had three close 2W:Abbie King games, which saw us win, draw and lose. 2W:Jamie Shaw 2M:Jack Barton v Kew Woods A 5-4 2M:Nancy Whiteside Silver Some excellent running from Jaydon, Tom and especially Jamie saw us 3H:Joe Stewart Silver rack up tries against the previous winners. 3H:Joe Langford Silver 3K:Ben Boardman Silver v St. Nicholas 2-2 3K:Sophie Lawrence Silver Excellent tagging from Joe Telford and Amie Blundell were the 4M:Kate Bishop highlights. 4P:Ben Drummond Silver 5B:Leah Barry v St. Philips 3-4 5M:Bethany Heyes Silver Despite a good team effort against the eventual champions, the 6P:Amina Guenini inconsistent decisions of the referee spoilt the game and with it our 6C:Liam Hall chance to go through to the semi-finals. 6C:Will Carroll Silver Team: Tom Stewart, Jaydon Lavelle, Jamie Hough, Aaron Rimmer, Sam Morgan, Joe Telford, Abi Wright, Elise Bond, Emily Telford and Amie Blundell. Chess ChallengeAfter six weeks and some tremendously exciting chess matches between 20 players, the 2011 Norwood Chess Challenge was won by Jamie Russell, who had been successful in 6 of his 7 games.Each Friday the children from across Y3, Y4, Y5 and Y6 played seven matches against each other gaining points for every win, draw and loss and collecting a range of goodies including badges, mascots and erasers.The final week saw the deciding games with Jamie emerging as the champion for 2011. Well done to all the children who took part. Winner: Jamie Russell Runners Up: Sam Morgan, Leon Booth & Cameron Dodsworth News team Molly Glinn, Hannah Tear, Jamie Russell, Katy Watkinson, Taylor McKenzie & Finn Cromack
  6. 6. B Team Football Norwood B 0 Linaker B 3 A closely fought game was won in the last 15 minutes when three Linaker goals gave them a deserved win despite superb defending. That our best players were defenders says much about the teams performance with Jaime Kelly and Leon Booth producing some excellent tackling. Man of the Match: Jaime Kelly Team: Luke Ashton, Jaime Kelly, Leon Booth, Darcy Iveson-Berkeley, Josh Watkins (capt), Reuben Sheridan, Ryan Taylor-Reid, Brandon Robson, Joe Telford, Jake Pagan, Conner Peters and Kane Baggaley. A Team Football Laurie Parr Cup Match Report v LarkfieldCongratulations to the Norwood A team who managed to beat the wind and narrow pitch at Larkfield to win 3 - 2 in theLaurie Parr Cup. Goals from Lucas Thaw and two goals from Tom Langford sealed the victory. This was a great result considering that Norwood lost to Larkfield 2-0 the previous week,in a league game. Norwood will play either OLOL or Linaker in the Semi Final. Man of the Match: Tom Langford.Team: Aaron Rimmer, Jaydon Lavelle, Jack Wallbank, Jamie Hough, Tom Stewart, Tom Mitchell, Tom Langford, Daniel Lawrence, Lucas Thaw, Matthew Van-Sprang Rimmer, Ashley Gavan. PE Kits We would like to remind parents that all PE kits should be kept in school. It is essential that items should be clearly marked with your child’s name and class. Parents should ensure the correct clothing is kept in school at all times to ensure their child is able to access PE which is a statutory part of the curriculum. News team Molly Glinn, Hannah Tear, Jamie Russell, Katy Watkinson, Taylor McKenzie & Finn Cromack