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Congratulations to Mr & Mrs Harris.

 

 

First Aid

14th Jul

 

Year 5 have been learning basic first aid skills so they know how to cope in an emergency.

 

 

 

 

 Year 6 Production

13th Jul

 

 

 

Year 6 presented their first of 3 performances this afternoon to their first audience - the whole school. It was a huge success!

 

 

Summer Concert

9th Jul

 

 

  

 

 

Choir Finalists

5th Jul

 

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.

 

 

 

 Legoland

1st Jul

 

 

 

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

30th Jun

 

  

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

26th Jun

 

 

Congratulations again to our year 5/6 choir who won the Leigh Music Festival for the third year running!

 

 

 

Open Afternoon

25th Jun

 

  

Children spent a lovely, sunny afternoon showing their families their work.


 

Sports Day

25th Jun

 


And the winners were..........

  
Fastest sprinters:

 

 

 

Creative Arts Festival

24th Jun

 

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.

 

 

Playleaders

24th Jun

 

 

Year 5 playleaders have just finished their training and have started work supporting lunchtimes.

 

 

Just Different

19th Jun


 

  

 

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.

 


 

Beauchamps Credits

17th Jun

 


 

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

16th Jun 

 

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.

 

  

 

 

Sadie Appeal

12th Jun

 

We had a non-uniform day to raise money for Sadie. Together with the infant school, we raised £2507.

 

 

 

 

Hanningfield

Jun 15

 

 

Year 5 visited Hanningfield reservoir & nature reserve as part of their science topic.

 

 

Enterprise Day

10th Jun

 

  

 

Year 6 spent the day being entrepreneurs!

 

 

Book Day

4th Jun

 

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.

 

 

  

 

Rounders

2nd Jun

 

 


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

1st Jun


 

 

Year 5 have been learning about Mayan and Aztec civilisations so they made shoe box scenes from that period.



Swimming Gala Finals

22nd May


 


 

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

19th May

 

 

 IMD-Legion_MoveIt 

 

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!

 


 

Water Treatment

30th Apr

  

Year 4 visited Chelmsford water treatment plant as part of their science and geography learning.

 

  

 

  

Choir Festival

22nd Apr

 

 

 

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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