Sherwell supports the RNLI

Friday, 22 January 2016 by

Our School Council organised a pyjama day at school today to raise money for the RNLI. Here are some of the children from Mr Lockyer’s class in their pyjamas. The photo includes Cody, the school councillor who suggested we support RNLI. In assembly we watched a rescue video, from the RNLI website. Our school value of

It was great to see Year 6 using their new CircuitScribe pens. This very new technology allows you to draw working electric circuits.  We think we might be one of the first schools in the UK to use it.

Excellent learning

Wednesday, 13 January 2016 by

Three sets of really good learning achievements here: Hayden with his thoughtful and accurate work on rotation; Rose and Anthony with their skillful salsa dancing and Jack with his very well-punctuated sentence writing. Well done to all of them!

Congratulations to Kimberley whose Christmas Card design was chosen to be Kevin Foster MP’s official card!

Anti-bullying rap and poster

Friday, 20 November 2015 by

There’s been lots of good thinking this week about anti-bullying. Our message in school is to STOP bullying, by telling other people. Harvey and Callum from 6S performed this rap to our KS2 assembly today, at the end of anti-bullying week. Harvey wrote the rap with the hope that it would “make kids stop bullying.”

Book Look

Thursday, 22 October 2015 by

One of the ways that we can look at our pupils’ learning is by looking closely at their books. Yesterday we collected books from every classroom and looked carefully at them to see the progress that children are making. It was good to see the consistency from class to class; the careful marking provided by

The Dot – Peter H Reynolds

Friday, 09 October 2015 by

We looked at this story in KS2 assembly today. It might be simple, but it has a lot to say about learning: the importance of making a start, of not being ashamed of your first attempt, of getting better and of helping others.

National Poetry Day

Thursday, 08 October 2015 by

Today is National Poetry Day and so in KS1 Assembly we looked at two Michael Rosen poems. We read ‘Chocolate Cake’ and the children later watched the video of Michael Rosen performing ‘No Breathing in Class.’ It’s great to share poems. Sherwell Valley pupils really love language and we hope they will be inspired by