Year 5 have been learning basic first aid skills so they know how to cope in an emergency.
Year 6 Production
Year 6 presented their first of 3 performances this afternoon to their first audience - the whole school. It was a huge success!
As a result of winning the Leigh Music Festival, our Y 5/6 choir were invited to perform at a prize winners concert in Chalkwell on Sunday evening. You can hear part of their performance here and the rest on the Year Groups page.
Year 6 visited Legoland again for their end of year treat. It was the hottest day of the year so far but they managed to stay cooler than the rest of us back in school thanks to some water rides.
Year 4 Debate
Year 4 spent a week learning about deforestation, its effects and arguments for and against it. Today they had The Great Year 4 Deforestation Debate where each class argued for and against deforestation. The children then voted for the best presented and argued case.
Leigh Music Festival
Congratulations again to our year 5/6 choir who won the Leigh Music Festival for the third year running!
Children spent a lovely, sunny afternoon showing their families their work.
And the winners were..........
Creative Arts Festival
This year our Dance Around the World club performed at the annual open-air concert. The theme was Circus and they performed a clown dance to Entrance of the Gladiator.
Well done girls you were brilliant! Thanks to Miss Ferguson and Miss Arnold for their choreography.
Year 5 playleaders have just finished their training and have started work supporting lunchtimes.
Year 3 had the opportunity today to meet Alison from Just Different, to understand how disabled people can do the same things as able bodied, they just do them differently. Here you can see 3F trying to write using their feet.
Congratulations to Alyssa who has already gained merit from her new secondary school for completing some credit-worthy work before she has even starts at Beauchamps in September! Her efforts were recognised by Mr Mower and she was surprised with a special reward pen during her transition visit today. WELL DONE!!
Water House Mural
Children from Water house spent the week re-making their house mural, this time using mosaic tiles. Keep a look out for it on the water house side of the quad.
We had a non-uniform day to raise money for Sadie. Together with the infant school, we raised £2507.
Year 5 visited Hanningfield reservoir & nature reserve as part of their science topic.
Year 6 spent the day being entrepreneurs!
Children came dressed as a book character to celebrate book day today and spent the day in their houses, looking at various book related activities. We were also visited by author John Harris. who entertained the children with his storytelling.
The costume competition winners were: Ronnie 3E, Lola 3F, Sophie 3W, William 4E, Jake 4F, Jake 4W, Rosie 5E, Callum CK 5F, Ashley 5W, Nathan 6E, Molly 6F, Phoebe 6W. WELL DONE!! They each win a £10 voucher.
Congratulations to our year 6 rounders team, who finished 3rd in the Wickford round of the Basildon, Wickford & Billericay rounders tournament. They played particularly well considering the blustery conditions making just standing difficult, let alone bowling. Many thanks to the supportive parents too.
Year 5 have been learning about Mayan and Aztec civilisations so they made shoe box scenes from that period.
Swimming Gala Finals
Congratulations to our swimming squad who competed in the finals of the Wickford and Woodham sports partnership. Our year 3/4 team finished in 4th position and year 5/6 finished 3rd overall. Special thanks to Harry D, Chloe and Harry T for standing in and to Harvey for joining the team at the last minute.
IMD Visit WJS
After getting through to the next round of Britain's Got Talent, IMD Legion street dance crew performed at our school today. They were inspirational!
Year 4 visited Chelmsford water treatment plant as part of their science and geography learning.
The theme of this year's Wickford Schools singing festival was weather and our Y5/6 choir performed Desert Rain beautifully.
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