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24 (2010)

  1. 1. Norwood News Issue 24 16th July 2010 News Team: Katy Watkinson, Milly Rigby, Ishbel Cooke, Megan Powderly, Ruby Fellowes & Luke Dempster 3 ARTS FESTIVAL 2011 - WE NEED YOUR HELP 4th - 15th JULY 2011. TERM DATES Summer Term This time next year we will have started our 7th Arts Festival. Every three years Norwood has a fantastic Arts Festival. Next year, from Monday July Wednesday 21st July. Y6 4th to Friday July 15th, the whole curriculum will be based on the arts. There will be Leavers Assembly 9.30am Leyland Rd Methodist Church workshops and performances in Art, Music, Dance, Poetry, Story Telling and Drama and School closes for summer every child will have the opportunity to have a go. There will be an Evening Do with a holiday at 2pm BBQ when we'll be able to share with families some of the things that have happened. Autumn Term 2010 There will be a grand parade on the field (weather permitting) at the end of the Children return to school: Festival. Wednesday 1st September 8.55am We need your help. Do you have any talents/interests you could volunteer to share with our children? Do you know anyone who would come in and share their talents? Would New to Reception Children Start part time from you enjoy helping our professional artists? We employ professional artists who are paid Monday 6th September and at professional rates. We also encourage those linked to the school, parents, full time from Monday 20th grandparents, aunts, uncles, friends to volunteer their skills and we always need September. volunteers to help out with our professional artists. (No special skills required) Half term: Monday 25th -Friday 29th We will be running a major fund raising activity next year. The school and the PTA October provide the main funding but, in these straightened times, there is likely to be a short School closed: fall so any help you can offer would be much appreciated and you are guaranteed to Staff Training day-Monday 1st have a great time. November WE NEED A LOGO. The theme of the festival is 'Once upon a Time'. We are holding a Friday 17th December competition to design the logo. We need the following information to be included. Arts School closes for Christmas holidays at 2pm Festival. Once upon a time. July 4th - 15th 2011. It should be black and white and enclosed in a shape around 8cm wide by 5cm high. You can include an image and you Spring Term 2011 can use a computer or draw it. All Norwood pupils are invited to enter and there will be Children return to school Wednesday 5th January at a prize for the winner. The winning logo will be used in all communications about the 8.55am Festival and will be incorporated into the t-shirt. There will be another competition held next year for the actual t-shirt design. Half Term Monday 14th February 2011-Friday 18th 2011 This was the last Arts Festival Term Ends Friday 1st April at 2pm Logo which was based on ‘Face to Face’ to give some idea of Dinner Money for the style. Remember the logo this last week is £4.65. time should include the theme of ‘Once Upon a Time’ and Contact Numbers ARTS FESTIVAL July 4th-15th Breakfast Club 211959 2011. It should be around 8cm After School Club wide by 5cm high, it can be any 07724708015 shape you want. 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
  2. 2. Y3/4 Quadkids Athletics Tournament After over 40 Year 3 and Year 4 children had attended the Quadkids athletics club over the last 6 weeks, 8 children were chosen to represent the school in the four disciplines - 50m sprint, 400m run, the Mini Vortex howler throw and the standing long jump. Our boys team of Tom Mitchell, Tom Langford, Tom Lawson and Ollie Rimmer came joint 2nd in the boys event while the girls team of Joanna Meyler, Alex Mackey, Lucy Berry and Anya Day finished 5th. Overall Norwood finished 4th out of the 7 schools taking part and were the only Southport school involved against 6 other Formby schools. Congratulations on a superb performance and to all the children, who took part in Quadkids athletics club. We have lots of talented and enthusiastic athletes and it was terrific to see so many attend every Thursday on the field. Year 5 trip to Hesketh Park Excellent Attendance On Friday 9th July, 15 children from 5P and 15 children 274 certificates were given out this week to all those from 5M went to Hesketh Park to open this year’s summer children who had achieved 95% or more attendance reading challenge called Space Hop. There were also 2 this term since Easter. This is a super achievement other schools, Holy Family and St. Phillips. There were 3 and congratulations to all those children. However an activities and these were a treasure hunt, an author talk even bigger achievement was bestowed on 24 (the author was called John Mayhew, he showed us his children, who had managed not to miss a single day latest book called Mortlock) and information about space of school all year. These children have been awarded and astrometry. Here is one of the facts that the man told special gold plated 100% badges, which they were us; the Sun is very small compared to several stars. The awarded today in our final Star of the Week assembly. quickest school to complete the treasure hunt with no These badges can be worn all year round and should help from the adults was St. Phillips. At the end John make these children proud of their wonderful Mayhew officially opened the summer reading challenge. achievement. After that we had refreshments of fruit and sparkling water. Overall a great time was had by all. Cake tubs, tins etc Could parents collect any cake tins, tubs or tupperware By Samantha Curry, Keira Rimmer and Zoe King. that they kindly sent in for the Summer Fair please. Thank you. Please don’t forget to send back the Parental Questionnaires and also the reply slips from the reports as we need to know that you have received them. We appreciate your feedback. Thank you. 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
  3. 3. Time to Talk Star of the Week RP:Naomi Hall Gold RP:Tasmin Uddin Silver RT:Charlie Green Gold RT:Grace Georgeson Silver 1B:Oliver Potter Gold 1B:Carter Birch Silver IB:Kyle Blackburn Silver 1D:Leyla Cakir Bronze 2M:Katie Badley Gold 2M:Joe Langford Silver 2M:Jacob Kamel Bronze Our reporters were hot on the heels of Mrs Taylor because they’d heard that 2W:Nail Cakir Bronze her job had changed and they wanted to find out more. 2W:Joshua Kamel Bronze 3B:Ollie Rimmer Gold Q. How long have you worked at Norwood? 3B:Jamie Marsh Silver I have been at Norwood for nearly 9 years. 3K:Olivia Shaw Gold Q. I believe your job has recently changed, what is your job now? Yes - I have recently become the PSA - Parent Support Advisor / Learning Mentor 3K:Oliver Green Gold which enables me to access lots of info for parents and children within Sefton. My 4CP:Megan Powderly Gold aim is to help where I can. 4CP:Lucy Pettifer Gold Q. What is the most rewarding part of your job? 4JP:Libby Spencer Silver I love being able to get positive outcomes - helping children and parents to solve 5M:Lucy Cottier Gold problems. I also enjoy accessing agencies to help make life easier and charities to 5M:Rhianna Graham Silver fund equipment. Recently I have been able to offer advice and managed to secure 5P:Megan Fyles Gold funding for 2 children to get new specialist bicycles and even a holiday! 5P:Ruby Fellowes Gold Q. What is the most difficult part of your job? My paperwork over load! 6C:Skye Shotton Gold Q. What's your latest venture? 6C:Luke Dempster Silver Recently we have started a pram club/coffee morning for parents, babies and pre- 6M:Tom Leddy Silver school children. Come along on a Friday 9-10am to meet other parents, have a coffee 6M:Jessica McNamara Silver and a chat while the children have fun playing. Shinewaves Radio Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Competition Wow, what a show!! Several Norwood families had a fantastic night out at the theatre last Friday watching this amazing musical. It was so exciting when the car flew and we all escaped the nasty child catcher and returned safely with all our children. Hopefully another theatre trip will follow next year. Last week’s competition was to write a diary entry about a day in your life. The winner, who described an enjoyable day, was Connor Sherran from 2W. Congratulations Conner! That is the end of competition time for this year. Tune in again in September.
  4. 4. Children in the Spotlight Lucy came 1st in a Pony Day event. Congratulations! Thea was crowned St Cuthbert's Rosebud Queen & she won a miniature garden competition. Wonderful! Dannon came 1st in Southport Sailing Club's 12 Hour Yacht Race. Fantastic! Oliver came 3rd in a Kwik Cricket Tournament. Terrific! Morgan has achieved his 10m Rainbow Swimming Award. Smashing! Luke took part in the Sefton Triathlon Race 2010. He had to ride a bike for 00m, run 600m & finally swim 25m. Awesome! Alex was awarded Judoka of the Week. Wicked! David has achieved Level 8 Proficiency Gymnastics Award. Brilliant! Grace has passed her Grade 4 Water Skills Award. Fabulous! Dylan has achieved his purple belt in martial arts & has had 100% attendance. Fantastic! Jack came 1st in the RIU Mexico Hotel's "Olympics" & took place in a dance competition. Great! Jessica has achieved Level 7 High Bar, Level 8 Trampette, Level 8 Vault, Level 8 Bench & Level 7 Gymnastic Proficiency Award. Amazing! Stephanie has passed her Bronze Stages 1 & 2 Rookie Lifeguard Award. Marvellous! Oliver, Adam, Lewis & Joe have received trophies from Southport Trinity U8's White Football Team. Well done! Lucas was awarded Man of the Match in a 5 a side Football Tournament from his team Camlin Rangers. Congratulations! Michael has passed his Stage 5 National Swimming Plan Award. Wow! Ruby has passed her 10m Rainbow Swimming Award. Teriffic! Daniel has passed his Level 1 Swimming Award. Smashing! Ryan's football team Formby's U7's won a recent football tournament. Fantastic! Joe's football team Burscough U7's were RU in 2 recent tournaments. Wow! Ben has passed his Grade 5 Water Skills Award & Level 8 Gymnastic Proficiency Award. Wonderful! Jessica has passed her Level 2 Swimming Award. Super!