Monday, 31 March 2014

Mickleover Out On Bikes

On Sunday 2nd March 2014, despite the weather, Mickleover Out On Bikes Prologue Ride was very popular! Twenty five riders split into two groups, leaving from the Great Northern Pub on Station Road, Mickleover at 2.00 pm. Younger riders rode down the cycle path towards Etwall while the second group rode along Radbourne Lane. Meeting up at the bridge on Heage Lane, everyone cycled back together to the start point. The ride was approximately 6 miles and took about an hour.

Silverhill pupils, Emily and Louisa, enjoyed the ride having taken part in their first ride with this group at Christmas (they even got goody bags on that occasion!) and this time were joined by Flynn, who put his cycling skills to good use!

The Mickleover Out On Bikes group will be running this family friendly ride the first Sunday of every month. For full details you can 'like' their Facebook page ( and 'follow' them on Twitter - search for Mickleover Out on Bikes.

Thursday, 27 March 2014

Dancing Anna

Many congratulations to Anna who auditioned on Monday 17th March for a role in The English Youth Ballet's production of The Nutcracker. Not only was this the first audition for Anna but she was also one on only a few of more than 100 children, between the ages of 8 and 12 who auditioned, to be selected to be perform at The Theatre Royal in Nottingham on July 25th/26th. An fantastic achievement! We look forward to hearing how she gets on....

Friday, 14 March 2014

Year 5 perform at SSP Dance festival

Well done to all our 'Starfish and Coffee' year 5 dancers for their performance at the School Sports Partnership dance festival at the Derby Assembly Rooms on Thursday 13th March. The children were incredible and Mrs Brundish and all the teachers and parents are very proud of you all!

Year 4 at Condover

Year 4 have been having thrilling time hanging around at Condover Hall this week! Leaving on Wednesday and returning on Friday children look like they are having a great time!

Monday, 10 March 2014

Ben CBBC star!

Our very own Year 6 house captain Ben is a TV star! The exciting documentary about Ben and his friends from his social life and school plus family was broadcast on Tuesday 11th March 2014 at 5.30pm on CBBC. The program, titled 'My Life: Signing off' from series 5, can still be viewed by clicking here! Well done Ben!

Big pedal

The Big Pedal is a giant inter-school cycling and scooting competition that encourages children, teachers and parents to choose two wheels for their school journeys.
This year’s competition spans 10 school days, from 3 to 14 March, and the more children who scoot and cycle each day, the more points our school will earn. With lots of  fantastic prizes up for grabs, including bike and scooter stunt displays, children’s bikes and scooter parking why not join in? It's great fun, eco friendly and a fantastic way to keep fit! Click here to find out more!

Book Fair thanks!

Many thanks again for supporting our Scholastic book fair! During Parent's Consultation evenings we sold an incredible £900 worth of books which means that we can claim £450 worth of news books for pupils and teacher resources. Well done everyone; your teachers and parents must have been very happy with all your hard work!