Cyber Safety

On the afternoon of Thursday 27th February, Steve, from Essex Police came to visit Year 6 to give them a presentation about ‘Cyber Safety;’ using the internet carefully, how to avoid problems and issues caused by cyber bullying and what they should and should not be playing, posting or looking at on the internet. Steve reminded Year 6 that it is a criminal offence to bully anyone for their looks or life choices via the internet and that the age that someone can be prosecuted for this, is ten years old. He shared stories with them of the work he has been involved with at secondary schools in Basildon and the harm cyber bullying has caused. He discussed strategies of how to deal with cyber bul

Celebration Assembly

Key Stage 1 celebration assembly Well done to those children earning achievement or buddy leaves this week. There were lots of great reasons including helping others, working hard and having a brilliant all round attitude to work! Well done to Toby and Willow for completing their key word certificates this week, a great achievement! We also gave out our four half termly certificate to those children showing the biggest effort, progress or attainment this half term. Well done to Rosie, Toby, James and Ava for earning these awards. Key stage 2 celebration assembly In Key stage 2 achievement certificates were awarded in line with our school values of resilience, perseverance and independence.

Cook4Life Workshop

We enjoyed a wonderful Cook4Life session with professional chef Martin Buckley. He demonstrated how to cook some healthy food on a budget. Pizza whirls, cous cous, cornflake chicken breasts and sweet potato wedges were prepared and cooked and parents had the chance to taste. There was lots of interest in having further sessions so we are going to book some more very soon! Next time the children will be able to join you for the session in the hope it may encourage and inspire them to try some new foods.

Celebration Assemblies

Key Stage 1 Well done to all of the children earning an achievement leaf for such great reasons as attitude to work, making the right choices, being good friends, helping others and for working hard to get good results. The attendance cup was won by 2B with 96.6% In KS1, Windsor won the team cup Key Stage 2 Congratulations to all of our KS2 winners this week who were awarded achievement certificates for demonstrating our core school values including independence, resilience and perseverance in their work. A special mention goes to the five children achieving their pen licence for great handwriting effort of a number of weeks. The KS2 attendance cup was awarded to 3T with an impressive 98.1

Celebration Assembly

Well done to those children receiving achievement leaves In our celebration assemblies this week. Key Stage 1 In Key Stage 1, Stirling won the team points cup and 1GJ won the attendance cup with 97.9% Key Stage 2 In Key Stage 2, Stormont won the team points and 5VW won the attendance cup with an impressive 99.1% There were also special certificates awarded for those children that represented the school at the swimming gala at the London Aquatic Centre this week. Well done Team Friars!

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