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Summer Reading Challenge 2019

3, 2, 1 - LIFT OFF! Essex Libraries will be blasting off with a cosmic launch of this year’s Summer Reading Challenge, Space Chase, on Saturday 20 July as part of Space Day at Cressing Temple Barns. Space Day is a galactic day of events to celebrate the first moon landing and includes astronomy societies, planetarium and…
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Festival of Flowers

The year 6 children children have made some beautiful flower arrangements for the Tea Tent at the Festival of Flowers held at St Michael's Church. The festival will take place from Friday 12th July through to Monday 15th July.
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Gotta Dance 2019

Our very own 'Footprints and Freshprintz' Dance teams performed at The Civic Theatre, Chelmsford last night. The children were amazing and truly very talented. Tilly said 'It was amazing, with a great atmosphere' Beth said 'It was a great experience, and great fun' Aidan said 'At first I was really nervous, but as I went…
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Year 6 Induction Days

We are extremely proud of our year 6 students who have been attending their induction days at their new Senior Schools. We have received many lovely comments regarding their behaviour. Well done all of you. Moulsham High School sent this lovely email: We would like to thank you for releasing your Year 6 pupil(s) for…
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SPORTS DAY 2019

This Friday is our Sports Day, which will commence at 9.30am. Parents are invited to come and watch their children take part in the various events planned for the day. Once the events have finished parents may stay and have a picnic lunch with their children on the school field. Following the picnic presentations will…
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Egyptian Day!!!!!

On Wednesday 12th June Woodham Walter School presented Portals to the Past, an Egyptian Workshop Day for Dragon Class. The children had a brilliant introduction to their topic Egyptians through various different activities, such as a talk about the history of Egypt, role play of being a Pharaoh and games played by Egyptians.  They all thoroughly…
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Farm to Food

On Wednesday 5th June, years 4, 5 and 6 went to Writtle University College to attend the Food and Farming day.  Scarecrows, taste-testing, birds of prey and sheep shearing – the twelfth Essex Schools Food and Farming Day has been an unforgettable event for us all.  We met a giant cucumber person and a pepper person. …
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We Need You!!!!!

Can you spare a couple of hours to help make our school grounds shine for our day of filming? FRIDAY 14TH JUNE: 2.00 ONWARDS We have the rare opportunity to make a film of our amazing school. This is mainly for the purpose of our online prospectus. It will give the children a chance to…
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Lights Camera Action

LIGHTS! CAMERA! ACTION! Tuesday 18th June is the day to showcase our school. We have the opportunity to showcase our wonderful school via film. We would like to capture as much as we can in one day, including: Forest School, ICT, sports, Reading Gladiators, maths, phonics, STEM, music, gym trail, breakfast club, afterschool clubs, karate…
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Strictly Come Dancing

On Monday 20th May eight children from KS2 experienced a taster session on Ballroom Dancing at Gt Totham.  The two professional dancers introduced the children to some steps form two different dances: the 'Cha Cha Cha' and the' Foxtrot'.  The children had great fun learning these dances.
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Moot Hall Visit

Two of our School Council students from Red Deer Class visited Moot Hall along with other schools in the Blackwater Consortium. Holly and William on the 600 year old spiral staircase. Remembrance bench outside All Saints Church Fantastic views across the estuary
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STEM

Key Stage Two had a fantastic time on their STEM day discovering who had taken the school trophy and why. SCIENCE The children had to become forensic scientist to analyse fingerprints left behind on the trophy shelf, they also used different suspects descriptions to discover whose hair sample was discovered. They found out if the…
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Ye Olde Red Tail Falcon Display

On Wednesday March 20th we were excited to welcome Ye Olde Red Tail Falcon display team to our school.  Ray brought 8 birds of prey with him, including owls, falcons, hawks and a vulture, called Archie.  He was so knowledgable about the birds and it was inspiring the way he handled and flew them. Some…
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Come And Join Us for a ‘Booky Breakfast’

Tuesday mornings 8.00 am – 8.40 am in the school hall. Starting this Tuesday 5th March. ONLY £1.00 per child. Relax and enjoy reading your own book or your school book with your friends, and enjoy some toast and a drink. REMEMBER TO BE ON TIME & REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR OWN BOOK      If your child…
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Year 6 Film Night

The Year 6 students are holding a fund raising 'Film Night' featuring Incredibles 2. The film is suitable for all students and will be shown on Wednesday 13th March, timings are 3.15pm - 5.00pm. Cost £3.50 per child the price includes a drink and snack. Tickets available from the school office.
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World Book Day 2019

Thursday 7th March is World Book Day. Please come into school dressed as a character from your favourite book or simply come dressed in your pyjamas and bring your favourite bedtime book and a bear to snuggle up with. (PS don't forget to bring your book). We also have a special World book Day menu.…
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Open The Book

Open the Book We are delighted to welcome the “Open the Book” drama group into our school. The group, who are from St. Michael’s Church, visit us regularly, during assembly times. They re-enact stories from the Bible, bringing them to life with actions, costumes and props. Sometimes the pupils take part. So far, we have…
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