Tuesday, 7 February 2017

Safer Internet Day 2017

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Hamlet in Year 6

On Friday 3rd February Years 5 and 6 went ballistic with laughter when the Young Shakespeare came in to perform Hamlet; it was great fun to watch. The play was incredibly funny and also was intriguing to find out what happened to King Claudius. The ending was one of the saddest parts as the main characters all ended up getting poisoned, all because of king Claudius’ greed and vileness. What a fantastic experience! Thank you tot he Young Shakespeare company - we had a great time! Visit our Twitter page to watch some videos from the performance. 
By Archie

Monday, 6 February 2017

National Number Day

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On Friday 3rd February the whole school went number crazy! Exchanging our usual school uniform for clothes with numbers on, every class across the school had lots of fun with maths and numbers! From considering the size and weights of the planets, to the distances traveled by the teachers cars. From the average ages of classes in school to using our clothes to create number sentences there was real life maths taking place everywhere! The day ended with a pupils v. teacher maths quiz... It was a close competition... and the winners... the pupils of course! 

Gym Competition

Well done to all the children who performed so magnificently in the Derby City SSP gymnastic competition on February 1st. Receiving the team gold award as well as individual gold for Tessa and individual bronze for Maisy the girls did a wonderful job!

Year 4 Kurling!

On Tuesday the 31st of January, 18 of the children from Kingfishers spent the afternoon at the Royal school for the Deaf, taking part in a New-Age Kurling competition.

Kurling is a form of the original curling game, but adapted so that it can be played indoors on any smooth, flat surface, such as a sports hall, rather than on ice.

We split into three groups and competed against schools from the local area in a round robin. Each group showed a respectfully competitive attitude whilst playing the sport and were gracious in both loss and victory!

We had lots of fun throughout the competition and, although we didn’t place, our skills and accuracy had improved and we enjoyed the challenge of playing a new sport. 

Sunday, 22 January 2017

Parent Governor vacancy

Our Governing Board is made up of 12 people and currently has a vacancy for a Parent Governor. No special qualifications are needed and the most important thing is to have a keen interest in the school and be prepared to play an active part in the work of the Governing Board. See below for more information or contact Sharon Gratton, Clerk to Governors in the school office for a nomination form which must be returned no later than 4 pm on Friday 3 February 2017.

Thursday, 12 January 2017

Cathedral Choir...

Have you ever wanted to join a Cathedral Choir? Then this is your chance!

Two events at Derby Cathedral this month offer just the opportunity.