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Miss Barlow's Weekly Words Summer 2

From natural sculptures to tribal dances, the rain, hail and snow (!) did not stop the girls this week!

In our Junior Girls Gallery this week , you will see Year 2's trip to Windsor Castle, Year 3 enjoying creating tribal dances, the ISA Fesitval of Sport Athletes from Years 1 and 2, our House Winners Film Night and Year 4's wonderul natural sculptures; if you wander around our field, you will still see these in place having survived the weather we have had. Inspired by artist Andy Goldsworthy, this activity gave the girls in Year 4 a fantastic opportunity to use their creative and artistic skills.  Furthermore, Reception were also inspired to create their own sculptures. As well as these activities, this week  has been another busy one for us. Activites started, Year 6 provided excellent tours for our visitors to Open Morning and LAMDA exams have been completed. 

During Open Morning, visitors regulary comment on how confident and happy the girls are as the walk around our school. I am often asked how this is facilitated and my answers are always the same: through a range of opportunites, such as LAMDA, productions, competitions and trips; and ultimately knowing every pupil as an individual. 

As I have mentioned LAMDA is a fantastic opportunity to develop confidence through speech and drama skills. Another fantastic chance to develop these skills is through dramatic productions such as our ISA piece, which was performed by a group of girls from Years 4 - 6 at the ISA Drama festival last term. I am pleased to say that the girls won the Dair House prize for the most challenging/innovative choice of production. Well done to all involved!

I hope you all have a lovely Bank Holiday weekend.

Miss Barlow

Merit Certificates Holly Spanswick (Reception), Evie Keylock (Year 1), Isabella Morgan (Year 2), Sophia Harris & Megan Sykes (Year 3), Romy Doyle & Isha Perwaz (Year 4), Eleanor Dries (Year 5) and Libby Ban (Year 6) and PE Megan Godleman (Year 3) & Megan King (Year 3)

Bunny Awards  Chloe Heavyside (Year 1) for always being a good friend to others, and Amelie Helm & Scout Stalham (Year 6) for always being thoughtful and kind and never giving less than 100% and for always being a kind and helpful friend , respectively. 

Mathlete of the Week Kim Hill

Egg-cellent Reader of the Week Erin Moorby

Times Table Badges Gold - Charlene Fleischer

Sports Results ISA Pre-Prep Festival of Sport - 3rd Place

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