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Little Gaddesden Church of England Primary School
  

Science week

We ran a competition to design an insect. We had 40 fantastic entries which are displayed in our library. There was a winner from every class.

 

In the picture the children are learning about liquids

 

We had lots of visitors, including a man with a snake and a lizard.

 

Some Recent Events

Mead Open Farm

Whipsnade Zoo

British Museum

Bletchley Park

Hockey Festival

Bridgewater School Run

RSPB sleepover

Rugby competition

Netball Competition

 

Keeping Healthy and Safe

Linking with the Government Initiative to encourage people to be fitter, we have been running a range of activities to ensure that children are confident to walk to school, that they are safe crossing the road and specifically crossing around parked cars and are using scooters safely.

 

All of our older children have taken the road safety challenge and have passed their cycling proficiency. In May we worked with Hertfordshire supporting the local community keep fit and all the children are encouraged to bring an older person to school to run our Daily Run.

 

At the end of the spring term we said goodbye to Alison Cotton, who was retiring after 12 years at our school. It was very sad to see her go, as she played such a large part in our school and was such a popular member of staff.

 

Maths

Our Maths Advisors have been encouraging us all to change the way we teach maths. We have been provided with lots of new ideas and ways of engaging less confident mathematicians and have been pleased to find that maths is one of our pupils’ favourite activities.

 

Sport

We have continued to provide a range of activities for the children:

Rugby

Football

Ball Skills

Hockey

Netball

Gymnastics

 

A new activity last term was that we had a dance teacher from Tring Educational School working with Class 4.

Charis Geoghegan

How to get in touch…

Gaddesden Society President
Trevor Fernandes 01442 843498

Gaddesden Society Honorary Secretary
Mandy Haynes 01442 842496
mandy.haynesco.fsnet.co.uk

Gaddesden Society Treasurer
Phil Heaphy 01442 842283
philiph@audiolink.co.uk

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