Our St George's News items

Year 3 vs Year 4 Battle of the Bands, by lewis

Date: 18th Oct 2018 @ 4:56pm

Congratulations to our Year 3's on becoming the champions of the Times Tables Rockstars battle!
Well done to our most valuable players pictured below!

Celebration of Black History, by Mrs Taylor

Date: 18th Oct 2018 @ 9:32am

Year 6 have been learning about black history this month.  We have completed workshops to look at African food, art, dance and music.  We were also lucky enough to have been visited by the celebrated poet, Levi Tafari, who delivered workshops to help us write our own poems.

 

Scarecrow Festival, by Mrs Walters

Date: 17th Oct 2018 @ 3:09pm

Thank you to everyone who came along to our Scarecrow Festival on Monday. The children and staff worked very hard to make the scarecrows look fabulous and they looked amazing outside upper school.

Headteachers visit to China - day 2, by Mrs Walters

Date: 17th Oct 2018 @ 11:46am

Today Mr Cassidy has had a very busy but productive visit to Jingmao Primary School, which has more than 2,800 pupils!

He and the other headteachers spent the day meeting children, observing lessons and seeing school facilities - they have a sports centre, theatre, science museum and art studio.

For more details and to see the photos you can visit the blog at: http://www.stgeorges.wirral.sch.uk/blogs/headteacher

Headteacher's visit to China, by Mrs Walters

Date: 16th Oct 2018 @ 4:12pm

Mr Cassidy, is visiting our partner school, Jingmao Primary School in Tiacang, China this week. here are a few pictures from his first day.

He will be sending the children updates of his visit and hopefully laying the foundations for a pupil and staff visit in 2019.

We really enjoyed hosting the children and staff from Jingmao in July and the excitement and richness that brought to our school.

The trip is fully funded by the partnership board.

Scarecrow Festival, by Mrs Dunne

Date: 17th Oct 2018 @ 12:27pm

Well done to all the children and staff who produced our spectacular scarecrows. Thank you to all who came to the upper site to support our festival. 

Year 1and 2 Harvest Assembly , by Mrs Horton

Date: 12th Oct 2018 @ 11:16am

The children in year 1 and 2 celebrated Harvest today with a special assembly. Year 1 performed a poem about harvest food. In year 2 some children performed their poems that they had written during National Poetry Day and some children performed a food related song and dance.

Thank you to all of the children who have brought in donations of non-perishable food. These foods will be donated to the Wirral Neo Community Cafe. More information about this charity can be found here: www.neocommunitycafe.org.uk

We will still be collecting food on Monday.

Harvest Assembly Years 3 & 4, by Miss Jones

Date: 12th Oct 2018 @ 10:34am

Today, we celebrated Harvest with a special assembly full of songs to say thank you to our hard-working farmers. Our wonderful readers bravely read facts to raise awareness to those less fortunate.

Food donations can still be handed in to St. George's Primary School, which will then be collected by Wirral Foodbank on Monday.

A huge thank you to children and families who have already sent in generous donations! 

Year 1 forest school , by Miss Gough-Hughes

Date: 10th Oct 2018 @ 4:29pm

Year 1 Forest School 

 

Year 1 have thoroughly enjoyed their first visit to forest school this year. We have been learning about seasons in Science and have continued this learning at forest school. We looked at a weather station which showed us how much rainfall there had been, what the temperature is outside and also how windy it is. Throughout the year, we will continue to monitor our weather station and record our findings to see the change over time. Also, we looked at the trees around forest school and discussed what signs of Autumn we could see. We collected some Autumn coloured leaves and other things which showed us Autumn: conkers. Before we had choosing time, we went on a hunt around the forest to collect various items, that we used to make an Autumn picture. We had a great time at forest school and cannot wait to go back next time to further our learning. Thank you Mrs Pugh and to the parents/carers who helped. 

New menu after half term, by Mrs Walters

Date: 10th Oct 2018 @ 10:28am

After half term our catering team will be launching a new school menu. Some of the old favourites will still be available including the popular roast dinner, pizza, sausage and mash and fish and chip Friday but we will also have exciting extras including lasagne, tacos, fajitas and pasties.

Jacket potatoes, sandwiches and the deli bar will also still be available.

An email has been sent to parents with the new menu attached and it can also be viewed at the school office and on the website at http://www.stgeorges.wirral.sch.uk/page/school-catering/33658

Year 3 football success!, by Mrs Walters

Date: 9th Oct 2018 @ 8:55am

Congratulations to our amazing year 3 football stars who won a Wirral schools tournament last night.

The boys from year 3 took part in a 7-a-side Wirral Schoolboys Football Association festival at Liscard Primary School.

They played against three other teams before facing a team from Liscard Primary in the final and winning the trophy.

Well done to the boys for their great playing, fabulous team work and excellent behaviour!

5A & 5B Swimming, by Miss Spurdle

Date: 5th Oct 2018 @ 3:11pm

This is a reminder for children in 5A and 5B to bring their swimming gear and towels in from Monday 8th until Thursday 18th October as we will be going swimming every afternoon.

Thank you

School Council visit to see the Giant, by Mrs Horton

Date: 5th Oct 2018 @ 3:00pm

The school council from years 3-6 went to visit the Giant in New Brighton today. After a soggy picnic in the rain, they had a fantastic time watching the giant until he fell asleep.

National Poetry Day Live Lesson, by Mrs Taylor

Date: 4th Oct 2018 @ 2:34pm

Year 6 have really enjoyed their poetry afternoon. We watched a live lesson with Joseph Coelho and helped him to create an autumnal poem.

You can read this poem on the BBC website: https://www.bbc.com/teach/live-lessons/writing-and-performance-poetry-live-lesson/zrds92p 

Author Visit Gareth P. Jones, by Mrs Horton

Date: 4th Oct 2018 @ 10:08am

Gareth P. Jones has entertained the children today in years 2,3 and 4. The children have enjoyed singing songs with him to go with his books. They particularly enjoyed hearing Gareth’s jokes from his new book ‘The Daily Joker’ and some of our children impressed us with their joke telling!

Gareth will leave some books that will be available for sale after school £5 each.

The children have had a fantastic morning and Gareth was certainly very inspirational to listen to.

#MillionCoppers, by Mrs Taylor

Date: 1st Oct 2018 @ 2:16pm

#MillionCoppers

Peter Russell from Merseyside Police is running a Merseyside Police Million Makers Team this year and is aiming to raise £10,000 for the Prince’s Trust.  The Prince’s Trust make a real difference to young people in our local community and help to encourage young people into work, education or training.

His team is running #Millioncoppers and buckets will be placed across the school for pupils to throw in their spare change. If you have any spare coppers, please send them in with your child and support this great cause. 

Football success, by Mrs Walters

Date: 28th Sep 2018 @ 2:10pm

Congratulations to our year 2 footballers who took part in a schools tournament at Liscard Primary this morning.

Both teams won through to the semi final where they played each other! In the final we were beaten by Liscard Primary but came away with runner up medals.

All the children enjoyed themselves and showed great team spirit and their behaviour was excellent as always. Well done to everyone who took part!

Author Visit, by Mrs Horton

Date: 28th Sep 2018 @ 1:35pm

On Thursday 4th October Gareth P Jones will be visiting our school to talk to the children about his books. He will be bringing a selection of books along with him including his new book 'The Daily Joker'.

Gareth is an award winning author and  has written many books including The Considine Curse, The Thornthwaite Inheritance, The Ninja Meerkats, Steampunk Pirates and Dinosaur Detectives.

If children would like to purchase a book they can bring along their money in a sealed envelope. Books are £5 each or 2 for £8 if purchasing a copy of The Daily Joker and one other book. 

To find out more about Gareth P Jones please see his website: www.garethwrites.co.uk

 

 

 

Giants Spectacular, by Mrs Walters

Date: 25th Sep 2018 @ 12:51pm

Dear Parents/Carers

Yesterday schools were given more information regarding the visit of the Giants to New Brighton, by the Local Authority's Director for Children's Services.

It has now been agreed that any parents who wish to withdraw their children from school for the day can do so and this absence will go down on registers as authorised.

Parents who have already returned forms to take their children out of school early are still welcome to keep to that arrangement. However parents who wish to take their children out for the whole day MUST apply in writing or by email to schooloffice@stgeorges.wirral.sch.uk

We apologise for the late notice, we have tried to communicate this with parents as quickly as possible.

Thank you

School Office

Pupil voice, by Mrs Walters

Date: 24th Sep 2018 @ 3:19pm

Congratulations to all the children who have been chosen to have a role on different committees and groups within school.

These include the school council, eco committee, play leaders, reading ambassadors, mini police and anti bullying team.

Each member will take part in a working lunch every half term to allow them to share their ideas with the member of staff responsible for their group. These will then be passed on their peers within the year group.

This is a vital way for children to have their views heard within the school.

BMX Champion, by Cassidy

Date: 25th Sep 2018 @ 8:12pm

Well done to Finn Meagan.  Finn won the regional BMX Championships and competed last weekend in Blackpool at the British Championship.  We salute his skill, bravery and resilience.  

Are You Eligible for Free School Meals?, by Mrs Walters

Date: 19th Sep 2018 @ 3:15pm

Letters have gone home to children from F2 to Year 6 today regarding Free School Meals.

You may be eligible for Free School Meals even if your child is currently in years F2 to Year 2 and receives a universal free school meal.

For more information please see the attached letter.

Year 3 Celebrate Roald Dahl Day!, by Miss Bennett

Date: 24th Sep 2018 @ 3:49pm

Year 3 thoroughly enjoyed celebrating Roald Dahl Day. The children were inspired by the wonderful visitors we had and produced some amazing pieces of creative writing and artwork. 

Forest School EYFS, by Mrs Walters

Date: 11th Sep 2018 @ 3:02pm

Children in F2 will soon be taking part in exciting Forest School sessions. Fore more details please see the attached letters.

Parent's Mental Health Support Group, by Mrs Walters

Date: 10th Sep 2018 @ 12:01pm

A parent's support group has been set up for any local parents with a child or vulnerable adult with mental health issues.

The first meeting is on Wednesday 12th September at the Community Soul Coffee Shop, in Wallasey Village, from 7pm to 9pm. 

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