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JRSO Competition Winners

Very well done to our winners of the Junior Road Safety Competition whose joint 1st place entries will be used to create a sign for Bridewell Lane πŸš—

30 pupils entered the Junior Road Safety Competition and all received a certificate for their fantastic efforts. There were some very creative and catchy slogans to encourage our road users to put our health and safety first.

Watch this space for the amazing sign to appear on Bridewell Lane.

Thank you to everyone who took part.

           

 

Welcome Back!

Welcome back! We hope you all had a wonderful break! Its great to see all our pupils back and ready for the Summer Term β˜€οΈ

 

 

Spring Newsletter

Click to open this year's Spring Newsletter for the whole school!

 

Year 5: Art Homework

For homework, Year 5 were asked to reproduce their favourite piece of artwork or design their ideal classroom. The students were very creative with the mediums through which they produced their pieces; including plasticine, clay, cake decoration and Minecraft game builder!

 

 

 

Benjamin Britten Choir: Cornwallis Court

On Tues 2nd April, the Benjamin Britten Choir performed for the residents at Cornwallis Court. We are so proud of our young performers, and hope that the audience enjoyed the show!

  

 

New Website!

On Monday 29th April 2019, we will be launching our new website.

The URL will still be www.guildhallfeoffment.org

The new website will create a more streamline experience with easy-to-navigate information, clear regular updates and a cleaner mobile & tablet user experience.

You will also be able to sync our calendar with yours.

The switch over process will be easy and seamless, and of course the school office team will be happy to help should you have any questions.

 

Djembe Drumming Presentation

The members of the Djembe Drumming Club presented their skills during assembly for the whole school, as well as for parents. Amazing showcase of what they've learned so far!

 

Early Years: The Little Red Hen

This week in Early Years our learning has been based on the story of The Little Red Hen who bakes bread.  Everyone had a go at kneading their own piece of bread dough and we enjoyed our rolls for snack.  We enjoyed reading in the sunshine and seeing how much our grass seeds have grown.

 

Year 1: Fresh Air Friday

Year 1 went on Fresh Air Friday to the Abbey Gardens. We did some bark rubbing and observational drawing of the beautiful blossom on the trees. Great fun in the glorious sunshine!

 

Early Years

Spring has come to Early Years where we have had a go at careful drawings and paintings of flowers and made nests for birds.  Squirrels class role play became a hair salon and everyone has loved our new outdoor stage with many performances from ballet to rock and roll.

         

 

 

Year 5: Thorpe Woodlands Trip

Our annual Thorpe Woodlands Trip is always a fantastic experience for our Year 5s, and this year was no exception! Climbing, canoeing and archery were just a few of the outdoor activities they got to experience. Teamwork, resilience & courage! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Early Years: Outdoor Area Update

Our sincere thanks to the parents who helped out with construction in the Early Years outdoor area. The stage area is now also set up, the blackboards are painted and in position, and the sand and gravels pits are almost ready. Great progress!

 

Red Nose Day: Best Jokes!

Thank you for everyone who donated to our JustGiving page for Red Nose Day. We've chosen a few of our favourite jokes from our students! 

"The other day, my wife asked me to pass her lipstick but I accidentally passed the glue stick, she still isn't talking to me!" Caitlan, Year 4

"How do you get Pikachu on a bus? You Pokemon!" Georgia, Year 1

"What did one hedgehog say to the other hedgehog? Ouchy!" Dylan, Early Years

"Why should you never let Elsa have your balloon? Because she'd Let It Go!" Samuel, Year 2

"I only know 25 letters of the alphabet. I don't know Y!" Iona, Year 5

"What did the traffic light say to the other traffic light? Turn around I'm changing!" Lexi-Lou, Year 3

 

 

Early Years: Billy Goats Gruff

This week in Early Years our learning has been based on The Billy Goats Gruff story. We were also left some exciting treasure by mysterious pirates (including a real cannonball!) to help us explore the concepts of heavier and lighter. New sofas arrived for our classrooms too!


 

Friends of Feoffment: Easter Egg Bingo

6pm Thursday 4th April


Dear Parents & Carers,

The Friends of Feoffment invite you to join us for a fun family evening of bingo with Easter Eggs as prizes. Join us on Thursday 4th April at 6pm, pizza and snacks available to purchase, a raffle, several rounds of bingo and plenty of chocolate to win!

We would also welcome donations of Easter eggs from Monday 1st April; please bring these donations to the school reception.

We look forward to seeing you, numbers are limited so please return your reply slips and money to your class teacher at your earliest convenience.

Kind regards
Friends of Feoffment

Library: Best Quotes!

We asked our students to tell us what they thought of our wonderful new library, the best comments were rewarded with some vouchers! Here are our winners:

 

"It is a lovey library. the person who did this is brilliant!"

I.S., Leopard Class

 

"I really liked the Wizard of Oz but my favourite was the Diagon Alley!!! Good job!!!"

A.V., Lion Class

 

 

Attention for Parents: 'Momo Challenge'

Dear Parents and Carers,

It has come to my attention that there is a frightening image infiltrating children's online games and social media sites at this time. The image is of a character referred to as `Momo' and it has a very disturbing face. I understand that the character gives messages to viewers about self-harming and suicide. Underpinning this is an attempt by hackers to harvest personal information from users who are drawn into following this character's instructions and challenges. I have decided not to address all of the children about it in school, as it is likely that the majority of our children have not yet viewed this - and I hope they do not in future. But may I suggest that parents and carers talk to their children about it, to find out whether they are currently aware of it. 

CLICK HERE for useful advice published by the BBC.  Please have a read of this information. We will be supporting individual children whom we know have already been exposed to this online and continuing to remind all children of the importance of online safety, and of sharing any concerns they have with a responsible adult.

Thank you for your help and support in keeping our children safe, settled and happy.

Kind regards,

Andrew Hammond, Headteacher

 

Our New Library!

We are so delighted to open our new library! πŸ“šThis will give our students a wonderful place curl up with a good book and escape to an imaginary world! A BIG thank you to our artist-in-residence Mrs Bell for her spectacular wall to floor murals for our library πŸ’

 

 

Early Years Valentines Day

Last week in Early Years we have been celebrating Valentine’s Day and learning the poem β€œThe Queen of Hearts.” β™₯️♠️ We made jam sandwiches and jam tarts for snacks and beautiful cards for our families. Music and sharing books are always popular too 😊

 

Year 2 Superhero day!

Year 2 had a β€˜super’ day last week when they learned about what it takes to be a superhero!⚑️πŸ’₯The recruits at the superhero academy completed some training & conquered an obstacle course! πŸ†& were very inventive with original & symmetrical designs for their superhero mask! πŸ¦Έβ€β™€οΈπŸ¦Έβ€β™‚οΈ

 

Year 1 Space Morning

Year 1 enjoyed a super space morning! We created marshmallow constellations of our initials, made shooting stars to stream around the playground 🌠, took a trip to the moon πŸŒ™ and put together split pin astronauts πŸš€ It was out of this world! 🌏

 

 Year 5 'Living on a Prayer'!

Year 5 have been learning about rock music and learning the song β€˜Living on a Prayer’ by Bon Jovi! 🀟Children brought in instruments from home including Flute, Guitars and Recorders 🎸🎡 Some played air guitar, sang their hearts out or danced to the beat. We had a lot of fun! 🎀

 

Early Years Chinese New Year

This week in Early Years we have been celebrating Chinese New Year.  We made drums and dragons for our dragon dance and tried Chinese food.  We wrote lucky wishes on special paper to tie on our wishing tree.  Kung Hei Fat Choi!

 

 Year 1 Pizza Express 

On Thursday 7th February Owl class visited Pizza Express. We followed the instructions carefully to press the dough out, spread the passata and add the mozzarella cheese. While we waited for them to cook we did a quiz. We tried the pizza back at school and they were delicious. Thank you to Dan and Bruno at Pizza Express!

 

Year 4 Rugby Tournament Winners!

Yesterday, 8 year 4s took part in a tag rugby tournament πŸ‰ They played 3 matches against other schools and won every single match meaning they were the overall winners of the tournament! πŸ† Well done our young players!

 

Year 2 - Safer Internet Day 2019

Year 2 learnt about how to stay safe online and designed posters to pass on the message to others as part of Safer Internet Day 2019 

 

Year 1 - Gymnastics 

Year 1 Badger class have been enjoying gymnastics lessons with a professional teacher. Here we are practising our arch stretches and preparing for our headstands!

 

Year 1 - Space at Moyses Hall!

On Tues 5th Feb, year 1 had great fun visiting Moyses Hall Museum to find out all about Space 🌌🌠 We saw Buzz Aldrin's space suit and some real space food which had been to the moon and back! πŸŒ•

 

Early Years Making Ice!

Early Years have been building on our learning about ice ❄️ We have been finding out about penguins and waiting patiently for water to turn into ice outside! 🐧

 

 

Missed the Year 2 SATs Presentation?

Click here to download the presentation given.

 

 

Year 5 Thorpe Woodlands

Is your child going on the Thorpe Woodlands Trip? There will be an information evening on 4th March at 6pm. We hope to see you there.

 

Fire & Rescue visit to Early Years

Early Years were visited by the Fire & Rescue team on Friday 11th. The fire engine even came into the playground for them, wow! πŸš’

 

 

 

Year 6 Forest Schools 

What a great start to 2019! Year 6 had a fantastic day with Explore Outdoor's Forest School on Tuesday 8th January. Lots of great curious and adventurous minds at work!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Happy New Year!!

 

 

 

 

Newspaper Club

Have a look at the Newspaper Club's first issue! Well done!

Feoffment Newsround Issue 1

 

Autumn Newsletter 2018

Click to open this year's Autumn Newsletter for the whole school!

 

Sponsored Sing: Over Β£4000 raised so far!!!

Thank you so very much for your recent support for our Sponsored Carol Sing. We are delighted to announce that so far we raised just over Β£4,000 which is a phenomenal amount. With that we will be able to have musicians, artists and a theatre company visit us. How wonderful for our children. We hope to raise more, later in the year, to fund a visit to the theatre too.

The children had a great time taking part, donning lots of Christmas hats and head pieces, starting the month off in a joyous and festive spirit. 

A big thank you to everyone for your effort and generosity.

 

Christmas Carol Service

You are cordially invited to the Christmas Carol Service - Tuesday 18th December at 2pm at St. Mary's Church

After the service, the children will be taken back to school by by their teachers and can then be collected from their classrooms.

 

Mrs Carman's Farewell!

 

As you may know, Mrs Carman will be retiring at the end of this term. We wish her all the best for her well deserved retirement!

Mrs Carman extends an invitation to all her former pupils (from a decades long career!) to a Meet Up on Thursday 13th December at the school 4pm - 6pm. This will be a wonderful opportunity to say hello and thank you; an opportunity that Mrs Carman very much hopes to return!

If you are interested, please come to the school reception on the specified day and time :)

 

 

Year 1 Newsletter Autumn Term - 2nd Half

This half term Year 1's topic is 'The Jolly Postman'. Click here for the newsletter!

 

 
 

 Thank-you!

Dear Parents and Carers,
 
We would like to say a huge thank-you for your support for the Scholastic Book Fair. We’re thrilled to let you know that your purchases have contributed towards raising an amazing Β£965 to spend on books from Scholastic!
 
We will be choosing a range of fiction and non-fiction books for our library, making sure that there will be new books for pupils in every year group to enjoy. 
 
Best wishes,
 
Rebecca Cosgrove
 
English Subject Leader