Friday, 26 March 2010

Supporting Earth Hour

It’s the young people in our schools today who will live through the worst – or best – effects of the action we take now on climate change. And today’s students will be tomorrow’s citizens and decision-makers: we need to ensure they have the skills and knowledge to make wise choices about the future of our planet. At Silverhill we actively encourage children and parents to engage with environmental issues. This week the children have been learning about how to save energy, the need to conserve resources and why we need to expand the use of renewable energy. As part of the Global Initiative Earth Hour, we would invite you to participate by turning all the lights off for an hour on Saturday at 20:30.
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Sport Relief 2010

On Friday 19th March Silverhill pupils and staff supported Sport Relief. For a £1 donation children came to school dressed in their sports clothes and some of the teachers dressed in the Silverhill netball kit started the day with a very special Take 10! Thank you to everyone for their kind donations with raised a super £360 for a great charity.

Year 2 visit the Gurdwara

On Wednesday 17th March our Year 2 pupils went to visit the Sikh Gurdwara Derby. To support the RE curriculum children observed first hand many Sikh traditions including prayer, the 5 K's and Langer when the children sampled some wonderful traditional food.

Mad Science

During National Science Week all our pupils had hands on experience of some 'Mad Science'. From making slime and bubbles to electricity children took a step back in time to trace the history of science, linking important science concepts to influential scientists including Aristotle, Newton and Galileo.

Wednesday, 17 March 2010

Super Rose....

On 14th February Rose came first in the Derbyshire County tumbling competition, at level national one. On 27th February Rose came first in the regional tumbling competition, at level national one. She now goes onto the national finals during May in Stoke. Well done to Rose for a fantastic achievement so far and we wish you all the best for that national finals. Watch this space in May to find out how Rose gets on!