Our St George's News items

Mission Christmas Appeal Success, by Mrs Walters

Date: 14th Dec 2018 @ 10:57am

Thank you so much to all the parents and staff who donated presents for Radio City’s Mission Christmas appeal. We would also like to thank our wonderful PTA who donated lots of toys to the appeal.

Our year 6 mini police took the gifts to Birkenhead this morning for collection and were thrilled to meet Leanne and Dave from the radio station.

They were also able to spend time with the police including meeting two fabulous police horses and had the chance to sit on a police motorcycle.

 

Year 1 Nativity, by Miss Gough-Hughes

Date: 13th Dec 2018 @ 8:06am

Year 1 Nativity

This year, our year 1 nativity took place at Claremount church. Children performed the play - The Inn-spectors Christmas and did a fantastic job. Each class had their own role at being characters from the play with 1A being travellers, 1B being soldiers, 1C being sheep/shepherds and 1D being stars. All children were excited to get up on stage and sing their classes song. Some children had a specific role and had to say some lines in the play. We had inn-spectors, narrators, inn-keepers, shepherds, wise men, angels, a star, a donkey, Mary, Joseph and soldiers. All children did a brilliant job performing in front of lots of adults and we cannot say well done enough to each and every single child that took part in the nativity. They looked fantastic in their costumes. Thank you to all parents for their support in obtaining costumes. Have a fantastic Christmas! 

Thank you,

The Year 1 team.

 

 

6a Christmas dinner, by Mrs Taylor

Date: 12th Dec 2018 @ 1:25pm

Thank you to all of the dinner staff for our delicious Christmas dinner today. We enjoyed pulling crackers, telling jokes and singing along to the Christmas tunes.

6A’s Green Belt Debate, by Mrs Taylor

Date: 4th Dec 2018 @ 2:59pm

6A debated the use of Wirral’s Green Belt today. The proposition team proposed the motion for building new houses on the Green Belt. The opposition team gave reasons against this. After both teams had made their case, the class voted against the motion. Well done to all of the class for getting involved.

Year 1 & 2 Hobgoblin, by Miss Gough-Hughes

Date: 4th Dec 2018 @ 11:10am

Year 1 and 2 thoroughly enjoyed their pantomime visit this year. The Hobgoblin came into school today to perform our very own pantomime - The Snow Queen. The children found the performance very funny and particularly enjoyed the references to Wallasey and St George’s. Also, they enjoyed shouting BARRY when they saw him appear on stage. The children shouted so loudly that all of the teachers had to cover their ears. The children enjoyed joining in when they could, making animal noises and learning a little song/chant about what they love. Children will all be doing a follow up of this visit in literacy this week. We hope that all children enjoyed this visit and hope it makes them feel ready for Christmas time. 

 

   

 

 

 

Christingle at St Hilary's Church, by Mrs Price

Date: 2nd Dec 2018 @ 6:08pm

Christingle

The children from 2C sang beautifully at the Christingle this evening. We learnt about what the Christingle means and how it helps us remember the message of Christmas. We lit our candles and one of the children was able to light the first church advent candle. 

 

Thank you for coming to sing and for the parental support. 

2B’s trip to Messy Church, by Miss Mulheirn

Date: 29th Nov 2018 @ 8:47am

We had a fantastic time at Messy Church. We made paper baubles, cards, crowns and much more! At the end of the day we had delicious refreshments. We did get a little soggy on the way home when the rain came down but it all added to the excitement. What a wonderful day it was!

2D at Wallasey URC Messy Church, by Mrs Cameron-Ivanov

Date: 28th Nov 2018 @ 12:56pm

2D had a wonderful time this morning learning all about the Christmas story.  We took part in fabulous craft activities such as making our own angels, stained-glass window decorating, Christmas cards and jewel-embellished crowns.  

A big thankyou to Jeff Hughes and all of the helpers at Wallasey Village United Reformed Church for making our trip so memorable and, as always, for our parent helpers.

Here are a few highlights of our trip.

Design and Technology day in Year 4!, by lewis

Date: 28th Nov 2018 @ 2:43pm

Today has been another exciting Design and Technology day in Year 4! After making biscuits yesterday, 4C took part in a lego activity today. This involved children designing, coding and creating! Have a look on our Year 4 page for pictures from the past two days...

2C Christmas Messy Church Trip, by Mrs Molloy

Date: 27th Nov 2018 @ 3:44pm

2C had a wonderful time this morning learning all about the Christmas story.  We took part in fabulous craft activities such as making our own angels, stained-glass window decorating, Christmas cards and jewel-embellished crowns.  We really were Kings and Queens for the day! 

We are so grateful to Jeff Hughes and all of the helpers at Wallasey Village United Reformed Church for making our trip so memorable and, as always, for our parent helpers.

Here are a few highlights of our trip.

Road Safety Week , by Miss Gough-Hughes

Date: 25th Nov 2018 @ 10:56am

Road Safety Week

Throughout the week, children at St George’s have been recognising and celebrating road safety week. The focus of road safety week this year was bike safety and how children can stay safe on the roads, especially when riding their bikes. Each class has done some work around bike safety, understanding what is essential when riding bikes: wearing helmets, wearing sensible shoes, having a reflector on the bike, ensuring the bike is the right size etc. Children in foundation stage designed and coloured their own bike to celebrate road safety week. Children in years 1 and 2 investigated what materials would be best to make a bike helmet, discussing how a helmet is strong and sturdy to protect us on the road. Children in years 3 and 4 designed their own reflector which would be suitable to use when riding a bike. They also discussed the importance of reflectors when riding a bike. Children in years 5 and 6 designed and made their own moving vehicle, looking at how bikes move safely. To finish all of the fantastic work the children completed around road safety, we celebrated with a road safety breakfast. Children enjoyed a pastry and drink of juice before school. Well done to all children for participating and working so hard throughout the week. The children are all experts at road safety! Here are some pictures of our road safety breakfast: 

      

      

 

 

2B’s Dazzle Cars, by Miss Mulheirn

Date: 23rd Nov 2018 @ 3:52pm

We have had a wonderful DT day designing, making and enjoying our Dazzle Cars. We wrapped them in our handmade Dazzle patterns that we created in art last week. We used a saw to make an axle and glued the wheels carefully. How exciting,

2C and 2D Liverpool Trip Photos, by Mrs Cameron-Ivanov

Date: 23rd Nov 2018 @ 3:46pm

We had a great day learning all about the history of transport at Liverpool Museum and going on the train, ferry and bus. Here are some highlights of our day.

Polar Explorer!, by Mrs Kingsley

Date: 21st Nov 2018 @ 5:08pm

This afternoon, KS2 had some very exciting visitors! Our Polar ambassadors came into school and delivered an exciting assembly telling us all about the Polar Explorers Project. We look forward to continuing our Polar explorations. Here are some photos of the Y3 & 4 assembly

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Road Safety Week , by Miss Gough-Hughes

Date: 20th Nov 2018 @ 7:34pm

Today, all of Year 1 spent time learning about road safety and why it’s incredibly important. The focus of road safety week this year is, bike safety and how to be safe on the road. Children in Year 1 watched a video to show them the important things to do when riding your bike, including: wearing a helmet to protect your head. As a result, we designed our very own bike helmet and discussed what material we would need to use to ensure it would be sturdy and would protect us. Some designs we completed are found below. Additionally, we conducted a mini experiment using eggs. Firstly, we dropped an egg into a bucket and observed it breaking due to the force and height it was dropped at. We then wrapped our egg in bubble wrap as a protective layer (just like a helmet) and observed how it didn’t smash this time. Children realised that the bubble wrap was just like a helmet for our heads and saw how important helmets are. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed learning about road safety and hope that the children can share what they have learnt with you. Well done Year 1 for learning the importance of road safety! 

     

 

Year 2 - Designing Dazzle Vehicles, by Mrs Price

Date: 19th Nov 2018 @ 5:17pm

Year 2 - Designing Dazzle Vehicles

Year 2 have been busy making their own vehicles using Dazzle designs. They had to use axles, axle holders and a chasis. The children enjoyed sawing their own axles to stick wheels onto. 

 

 

2B’s Liverpool Transport Museum Trip, by Miss Mulheirn

Date: 19th Nov 2018 @ 4:55pm

We had a wonderful day at the Museum of Liverpool! We had the opportunity to see various modes of transport from the past and present. We even got to sit in an old, overhead train whilst wearing old fashioned hats. Getting the ferry back to Seacombe was a pleasure. The view was spectacular and we spotted lots of patterns created by the artist Peter Blake. What a super trip we had!

Parent ADHD Workshop , by Mrs Walters

Date: 19th Nov 2018 @ 1:43pm

A Parent Workshop (run by ADHD Foundation) will be held at Liscard Primary on 4th December from 9:30-2:15pm.

This is aimed at those parents having difficulties with their child who has NOT got a diagnosis or on the pathway.  

It explores:

Why children behave the way they do

How to increase the behaviour we want to see more

How to limit the behaviour we want to see less off

Evidence based strategies for managing behaviour  (more or less the same as covered in adhd courses)

We also look at violent and challenging behaviour and how to manage the impact of this. 

There are only a few spaces left please let school know if you would like to attend by emailing or speaking to reception.

 

Year 2 Animal Poetry, by Mrs Price

Date: 16th Nov 2018 @ 5:07pm

Year 2 have been busy being writing animal poems inspired from our Zoo visit last week. Look at the year 2 english page for videos of our poems.

http://www.stgeorges.wirral.sch.uk/page/reading-/37205

 

Year 5 and 6 Celebrate Children in Need 2018, by Miss Newton

Date: 16th Nov 2018 @ 1:27pm

Thank you to all the children (and staff) who have dressed up to celebrate Children in Need. We have t-shirts, ears and even some socks!

Year 5 Tag Rugby, by Mr Knowles

Date: 15th Nov 2018 @ 4:42pm

Our Year 5 Tag Rugby team have been to Birkenhead School to take part in a Tag Rugby festival. The team conducted themselves brilliantly and gave it their best shot. Well done!!

Anti-Bullying writing in year 2, by Mrs Horton

Date: 15th Nov 2018 @ 2:31pm

This week we have been thinking about how to prevent bullying in our school. Please have a look at our lovely writing.

 

2B's Dazzle Patterns, by Miss Mulheirn

Date: 15th Nov 2018 @ 2:22pm

Over the last few weeks we have been studying colour and pattern. We have experimented to make tints by adding white and tones by adding black. We then designed our own 'Dazzle Patterns' in the style of Peter Blake. Here we are enjoying painting our patterns!

 

 

Anti-Bullying at St George’s, by Mrs Horton

Date: 12th Nov 2018 @ 3:36pm

Today was the start of National Anti-Bullying Week. Our anti-bullying ambassadors were amazing today and gave an assembly all about anti-bullying. We all wore odd socks to celebrate our uniqueness and differences.

This year the theme for the week is “Choose RESPECT”.

Parent Governors Required!, by Cassidy

Date: 21st Nov 2018 @ 7:17am

Dear parents, on Friday we sent home an e-mail and message on the app regarding our 2 parent governor vacancies.  

Please see the attached letter for further details.  Closing date is end of the school day on Friday 23rd November.

 

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