Well done to the children receiving achievement leaves for great attributes such as perseverance, independent working and overcoming challenges. Lots of children are still working hard on their keywords and received certificates this week. Special congratulations go to our Penguin certificate winners, who now know all of their keywords. These children were awarded buddy awards by their class mates for being kind, friendly and helpful. Well done to our rainbow reader winners,
On Friday 21st June, the London Bus Theatre Company visited Year 6 to talk about the peer pressure of drinking alcohol and smoking. The children were asked a variety of questions about how old they have to be to drink, how much they think they are allowed to drink and the effects of alcohol and the impact it can have on people’s lives. The talk was straight forward and hard hitting and had a lot of the children thinking about what they had already seen and heard. Well worth i
This morning we saw a good number of children still receiving their key word certificates, proving that Friars children never give up! A special mention goes to Taylor, who received his penguin word certificate and now knows all of his Key Stage 1 key words. Well done! Congratulations to all of our leaf winners! Leaves were awarded by the teachers for great independent work, challenging themselves in maths, overcoming challenges to get great results and for listening to advic
This week Friars KS2 Athletics Team were at the Borough Sports at Garon Park. The Team competed in field events including long jump and shot put and track events that included 600m and relay races, to name just a few. The team competed to an outstanding standard, due to their hard work over the past few months. Many of our athletes have been training several times a week to reach a high standard this year and we are pleased to announce that the team brought back many medals a
This year the children in our Reception classes have had the fabulous opportunity of visiting the Legra Residential Home in Leigh on Sea. Each fortnight, a small group has visited on Tuesday mornings to share craft activities, singing songs together, playing musical instruments and even doing some very gentle keep fit and games. The children have great fun and really enjoy the trips, benefitting greatly from the opportunity to learn important social skills whilst having fun.
The Southend week children started their week of exciting activities with a day at school. In the morning they went on a photography scavenger hunt around the school. The teams had to work together to locate a range of objects including a frog! They then worked with a green screen to create imaginative photographs of themselves in unexpected places. During this activity, some children helped Mrs Shuttleworth to make Malteser cake, which they all enjoyed very much in the after