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Newsletter 38

Friday 15 July 2022

Notices and Reminders

'Show respect to everyone' 1 Peter 2.17


Continuing with our value of Respect, we have been reflecting on how sometimes there is no right or wrong answer. Everyone has their own opinion or idea and we should respect this. 4KD and 4KS have led our whole school worships on this theme. On Friday, in our celebration assembly, Mrs Cutler handed out the final Stars of the Week, Head Teacher awards and pen licences.

This week in school
With one week left of this academic year, our pupils have immersed themselves in a range of activities which support their learning. 

As part of their topic on The Romans, Year 4 children experienced life as Romans yesterday. They made Roman shields, created mosaics and baked honey cookies as well as dressing up as Romans. On Friday, they gave a presentation to their parents and carers on their learning throughout the year. Highlights included the poetry lesson in English studying The Highwayman and Edward Lear's  nonsense poetry, the trip to Cuffley and bread and kite making, learning about the digestive system and different techniques in art. The presentation closed with a beautiful rendition of 'Lean on me.'

Earlier in the week, our successful dance troupe performed at the Dacorum Sports Awards and met the Olympian, Amy Williams. Four Year 5 pupils attended a science fair at Ashlyns School with Mrs Giles to explain the work they had undertaken with her at Science Club.

Children in Year 6 delivered two fantastic performances of 'Robin and the Sherwood Hoodies' to their parents and carers, in addition to their performance to the school and Year 2 children from Swing Gate and Victoria Infant and Nursery Schools on Tuesday. £410 was raised in donations for Bowel Cancer UK.

As we enter the final week, can we remind you that lost property will be available to view in the dining room after school on Tuesday 19 July and before school on Wednesday 20 July. There is a plethora of unnamed school jumpers waiting to be claimed. 

Captains Club September 2022
In response to feedback from parents (both current and new), we are currently investigating the possible expansion of Captains Club on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday after school sessions to accommodate the additional spaces requested. We shall inform all parents once we are in a position to do so. 

Friends of Thomas Coram
Silent Auction prizes will be sent out on Monday.



Stars of the week - Back next week

 3NH - Ryan - for being extra supportive to a team mate on Sports day.

 3SB - Eliza, Charlotte H, Winston, Nina, Wilfred, Barnaby and Amelia - for having   the courage and self-belief to audition for the talent show. 

 3SG - All of 3SG - 3SG were fantastic at being a team at the Y2/3 sports event and on   sports day last Friday. They all participated in the circuit and race events and they   cheered on friends in all houses.

 4AP - All of 4AP - for a fantastic year of learning and super effort in all subjects. Ms Purdy would like to thank them for making this past year so enjoyable. 

 4KD - Henry - for being an all round superstar. Henry always works really hard and is   a boy who can be trusted when you need a hand with something.

 4RD - Charlotte - for her enthusiastic learning about the Romans. All her work has     been of a fantastic standard. 

 4KS - All of 4KS - for being amazing and impressing Mrs Stevens everyday with their  enthusiasm for learning.  

 5JR - All of 5JR - They have been absolutely amazing this year. Mrs Roberts says that it has been a pleasure to teach them and watch them grow and mature into wonderful young people. 

 5DH - All of 5DH - for being an amazing class. Mrs Hall has loved teaching them all and she knows that they will all succeed in Year 6.

 6RM - All of 6RM - for their amazing performances on Robin Hood and Sherwood   Hoodies.

 6WT - Jacob, Millie, Sophia - for their beautiful presentation throughout Year 6 - their   books are a delight to mark!

 6SW - All of 6SW - for AMAZING acting, singing and dancing and focus during the     production. 

 6RT - Poppy - for playing a strong role in the year 6 production and for always   volunteering to read so beautifully in class. 


A full calendar is available here                   

  • Wed 20 July - Last day of term (1.00pm finish)
  • Thurs1 Sep - Inset day
  • Fri 2 Sep - Inset day
  • Mon 5 Sep - First day of term welcome back to all pupils
  • Tues 6 Sep - Individual school photos
  • Mon 12 Sep - Meet the teacher 
  • Mon 26 Sep - Fri 30 Sep - Y6 trip to Liddington

Information sent out this week

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This week at St Peter's

 Details of services at St Peter's can be found here.