Friday 23 November 2018

Newsletter - Friday 23rd November, 2018

Headteacher: Mrs L Nicholls 

Dear Parents and Carers,

Children in Need
Thank you to all parents and pupils who supported our children in need charity day last Friday. The children looked great in their spots and the coin races became very competitive. Overall, we raised an amazing £843.40. Thanks to Miss Hurrell, Miss Higgins and our school council representatives for coming up with the ideas and organising all of the events.  Congratulations to Ash year 4 and Miss Estall who were the winning class for the dress the teacher competition.

House Competitions
Netball Tournament
On Wednesday afternoon KS2 pupils took part in an inter house netball tournament. The pupils who made up the teams worked together brilliantly and battled it out for the top spot. The spectators cheered on their teams and supported them throughout. ??? house were the overall winners and earn themselves extra house points to go towards their termly total and are a little bit closer to the end of term house point reward of a film and some popcorn.
Art Competition - What Broadford Means to me?
The house captains deliberated over the many entries that we received and they finally choose two winners per house. Well done to everyone who took part. The winners were chosen because of their attention to detail and use of wonderful colours.
Red house - Aimee & Lea
Blue house - Ketty & Laiba
Green house - Thomas & Aaliyah
Yellow house - Fallon & Evie

Dairy Dates - Monday 26th - Friday 30th November
On Monday 26th Maple class are visiting the Muslim center in London. Some of pupils who have just passed their bikeability course have been invited to visit The Oval for a seminar regarding the importance of having good road safety skills, how to raise awareness in our local area and to learn about the factors which can lead to unsafe behaviour. In school we have a ‘Ready, Steady, Cook’ event in the morning for KS2 pupils. There will be two teams battling it out to be the cooking champions. In the afternoon EYFS and KS1 pupils will be taking part in an physical workshop and making healthy smoothies! In the afternoon year 4 continue with their Mary Poppins creative sessions. Maple class are going to Muslin center in London.
On Tuesday Elm are visiting the Muslim center and we welcome Nursery parents and carers for a stay and learn session about healthy eating.
On Wednesday 28th we have our end of term clubs sharing assembly at 9.00 am. KS1 & KS2 singers and dancers will be performing and entertaining us. LAMDA continues in the afternoon. Some pupils are going to Hornchurch Sports Centre to take part in Athletics.
On Thursday we would like to invite all parents and carers of pupils in years 1 & 6 into school for stay & learn sessions. Year 1 children continue with Forest schools in the afternoon and year 5 spinebreakers are going to Waterstones to select some new reading materials for their peers. There is a football match after school, our football team are playing against Mead.
Phil Mylea, our cycling instructor will be in school and pupils who have just passed their bikeability will have the opportunity to try out their new skills on the local cycle paths.
Look out for all of the above stories on the school blog!

Stay & Learn Sessions
We invite all parents & carers of pupils in the following year groups to join us for this half term stay & learn sessions.
Tuesday 27th November - Nursery focus healthy eating @ 9.00am
Thursday 29th November - Year 1  focus reading @ 9.00 am
                Year 6 focus maths @ 9.00 am

Havering Catering Services
Week beginning Monday 26th November is week 2 on the Havering catering services menu. All meals are served with unlimited salad and vegetables and cost £2.20. School meals are free to our KS1/EYFS pupils.

Weekly Attendance  
KS1: 95.9%:           KS2: 96.57% Overall:  96.23%
Congratulations to Willow  and Chestnut who top the attendance table this week.  Another week at 96%, fantastic work everyone, let’s keep it up till the end of the term.

E for Excellence Winners
These wonderful children have demonstrated excellence this week.
Summer Rose

Certificate of Presentation
The following children have been recognised for the beautifully presented work in their books. They clearly take pride in all that they do and are doing their best in every lesson. .
Alex, Daniel, R’kye, Lily, Rajaab

Star Writers
These children have been awarded a star writer certificate and golden pencil in recognition of their excellent writing, use of powerful vocabulary and sophisticated writing  techniques.
Steven, Alfie, Harry, Summer, Bonnie, Francesca, Jessica S, Teddie, Melisa, Ava, Ashlee, Lilly-Ann, Dhriti, Louie, Faye,

Learning Power Awards
These are the key skills that our children will need to learn effectively in class and to be successful later in life.
These children have shown interdependence, collaborated effectively, listened to others, displayed empathy and have imitated effective  ideas and methods from others.
Jessica, Domenique, Annabel, Billy, Olivia, Tiren, Mason, Praharsh
These pupils have planned carefully, revised ides, identified key features and can talk about their learning.  
Dora, George, Abdulkarim, Jaydon, Gavin
These children have demonstrated perseverance, managed distractions, noticed patterns and been absorbed in their tasks.
Shivangi, Ethan, Nela, Ollie, Eric, Victoria, Alex, Sonia, Jack, Sophie
These pupils have been curious about learning, made links between ideas, shown imagination, reasoned methodically and capitalised on resources.
Isla, Kaitlyn, Evie, Nela, Molly-May, Molly, Alfie, Ollie H, Roxy, Rashid, JJ, Lili

Teacher Happy
These children have kept their teachers smiling all week. Well done all.
Vinnie, Callum, Frankie, Adam, Sydney, Daniel

Reading Awards
In recognition of the pupils’ ability to devour books, immerse themselves in stories and read relentlessly at home.
Chidubem, Keira, Lillie, Emma, Kenzie, Ralph, Danny, Nikola, Zuriel, Leonard, Ava
Bronze reader award
Hussam, camila, Billie, Nela, Anna, Korey, Lottie, Fatimah, Ellie-Jane, Zoe, Leonard
Silver reader award
Hussam, John, Charlie, Summer, Raima, Leo, Summer, Flynn, Lucas, Freddie, Aksanan

Tracker Awards
These children have been working hard and achieving academic success and therefore have earned themselves the following rewards.  
Bronze certificate - Raima, Chloe, Elisa, Olivia, Daniel (prestige), Aksanan, Anna, Deborah, Danny, Mackenzie
Silver certificate - Sofia
Gold bookmark - Leo
Gold certificate - Adebare
Platinum prize - Adam, Ranita (prestige)
Platinum certificate - Jameel, Kyla, Adam
Diamond prize - Melisa
Diamond certificate - Livi
Star prize - Sydney
Star certificate - Hollie, Diya, Nela

I hope you all have a fantastic weekend.
Yours sincerely,

Mrs L Nicholls


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