Walcott Gardening Club has been awarded the RHS five star award for its allotment and cottage gardens. Well done to all those involved in the club
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Gardening Club have been very busy this spring. We have a fantastic crop of vegetable seedlings coming up in the greenhouse. These are the seeds we were sent by the RHS when we achieved our gold gardening award. Wont be long and we will be planting them in the allotment.
In April we took part in our first Quidich match with the other local small schools. We were hoping they would have real flying brooms... but we had to make do with hockey sticks!! Never mind it was great fun....
The football team have enjoyed taking part in the small schools tournament. Here we are at Branston School. As usual it was very windy on their giant field.....
JB dog came to play games with Class One. This is part of the year long 'Adventures with JB' programme aimed at encouraging children to adopt a healthy lifestyle from a young age.
Watch out JB they are getting good shots!
We enjoyed walking through the 'Shambles' and seeing all the shops that looked like they were from Harry Potter!!
Here we are creating a shield wall.
We learnt about Viking battle tactic and the weapons carried by raiders.
Class Four Visited Jorvik and The Dig to learn about Vikings. Here we are sorting different types of animal bones to see what archeological evidence has been found in York.
On the 1st February the pupil council delivered an ESafety assembly to the whole school. This is the first activity in a term long focus on safeguarding. We will be working with the NSPCC and Health Lincs to give the children a wide range of safeguarding information.
The new Class One has had a makeover during the Christmas holiday. There is a new role play area, writing den and reading zone. A willow tree has sprouted from the ceiling. This is part of our work to make the room more cosy and early years focused. We are gradually removing plastic items and developing a theme of using natural materials.
The Pupil Council arranged a toy sale for Children in Need. It was a really successful event with lots of families attending
Autumn campfire activities. Cooking in the fire pit.
On the 5th November we were joined by Commonwealth Games tripple jump silver medalist, Laura Samuels.
The children took part in a sponsored fitness circuit with Laura, and then an assmebly where Laura told the children how she became an athelete. It was a really inspirational afternoon. I would like to thank everyone who sponsored the children we raised £670 which is an amazing amount. This will go towards helping other aspiring young atheletes. The school also recieves a portion of this money and the school council will be given the job of working out how to spend it to promote sport and fitness.
October 12th. We ended the week with house relay games. Year Six children took on the role of sports leaders organising the younger children. A fun afternoon.
October 10th. Gardening club soup day. Gardening club organisers Mrs Musgrove and Mrs Olliver came into school and helped children to make soup using our own allotment produce. They made carrot and corriander and leek and potato soup. They also made bread to go with it. Parents and children were able to buy soup and a roll at home time. It was delicious. This is part of our work to achieve the level four RHS gardening award.
Congratulations to gardening club for achieving the RHS level three gardenig club award. Its been a really successful year with lots of produce to take home and eat.
Class Two enjoyed a day at Woolsthorpe Manor the birthplace of Sir Issac Newton. They were learning about light but also came home with some apples from the famous tree!
We look a little bit strange in this mirror. What is happening to our reflection?
July Federation Picnic Day. Children from Walcott and Mrs Mary King's enjoyed an afternoon of outdoor learning activities at Martin. We had singing around the campfire in the woods.