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Mrs Kirby's Weekly Words

Every week the Bulletin newsletter is sent home from the School Office highlighting important forthcoming dates and events, along with a round-up by Mrs Kirby of the week gone by. Read below recent messages from the Head of Juniors desk.

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  • Mrs Kirby's Weekly Words Week 10

    Published 08/07/22, by Anneliese Brackin

    Our family of learners are all different, and it allows our school to be the vibrant inclusive environment that it is. Our differences, our unique skills and talents are to be celebrated and encouraged so that self-esteem blossoms and with it grows our understanding, our tolerance, acceptance and from it a true community develops. We can then polish our strengths and encourage humility, we will work hard at our weaknesses and can create the opportunity for us all to have or make an impact with our actions, kindness and decision-making.

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  • Mrs Kirby's Summer - Week 9

    Published 01/07/22, by Anneliese Brackin

    The last week has created a wonderful feeling of connected togetherness. Sports Days on both sites; including the first ever two-year-old ‘sprint races!’ in our Nursery School. Combined with the races, throws and jumps by all the Junior Girls and Boys these were magical moments to treasure as a competitor, parent and educator. Achievements and effort were enthusiastically celebrated alongside plenty of good competitiveness and fun. The boys event was won by Windsor (blue).

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  • Mrs Kirby's Words Summer Week 8

    Published 24/06/22, by Catherine Corrigan

    Sunshine, happiness, success, preparation, teamwork and enjoyment are words that spring to mind from this incredible week.

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  • Mrs Kirby's Words Summer Week 7

    Published 17/06/22, by Catherine Corrigan

    We have reached the end of another busy week and aren’t they just flying by? It was lovely to see so many of you letting your hair down at the PTA Diamond Jubilee Ball on Saturday and wonderful to be able to finally celebrate our School’s 60th Anniversary.

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  • Mrs Kirby's Words Summer Week 6

    Published 09/06/22, by Catherine Corrigan

    Monday saw us all return full of excitement after an amazing week of events and pageantry. Our Activity Week immediately before the break and the celebrations of the Queen resonated strongly with me.

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  • Mrs Kirby's Words Summer Week 5

    Published 27/05/22, by Anneliese Brackin

    This week, our Jubilee celebrations commenced with 4 lucky pupils being invited to the Mayor’s Jubilee’s party at Windsor. A range of activities and goodies introduced the idea and the children were certainly wowed by the paintings, robes and ceremonial chains.

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  • Mrs Kirby's Words Summer Week 4

    Published 20/05/22, by Anneliese Brackin

    During the week, classes have taken a variety of assessments to help guide us in our teaching and to provide evidence to back our formative judgments.

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  • Mrs Kirby's Words Summer Week 3

    Published 13/05/22, by Anneliese Brackin

    ласкаво просимо до нашої школи

    Welcome to our school. 

    Across all the Divisions a new language has been heard, Google chromebooks switched, translation apps have been discovered, and we have all been challenged to communicate and test how we learn and how we teach.

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  • Mrs Kirby's Words Summer Week 2

    Published 06/05/22, by Catherine Corrigan

    Summer is definitely here and talk of a heatwave next week is very exciting -I think we deserve it!  The sounds of bat on ball and excited ‘catch it’ calls can be heard drifting across the sports fields.

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  • Mrs Kirby's Weekly Words Summer Term Week 1

    Published 29/04/22, by Anneliese Brackin

    Welcome back to the first week of what is going to be a busy and exciting summer term! We have certainly hit the ground running with lots of activities and events packed into our first week back.

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  • Mrs Kirby's Words Lent Week 11

    Published 01/04/22, by Catherine Corrigan

    “We rise by lifting others” (Robert Ingersoll) and this idea certainly has been at the forefront of all our minds this week.

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  • Mrs Kirby's Words Lent Week 10

    Published 25/03/22, by Catherine Corrigan

    The glorious sunshine has certainly given us all a jaunty and spritely spring in our step this week. It has been wonderful to see the boys playing across the years on the lawn and climbing frame, and taking risks climbing trees at break time.

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