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Head Teacher: Mrs Jan Martin | Deputy Head: Miss A Prentice                          
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Thank you to Mrs Webber

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Jean Webber has finally hung up her lollipop, and will no longer be guiding our children safely across the B197 in the mornings and afternoons. She will, however, continue to play an active role in the school in other ways. We would like to thank Jean for looking after us all for so long, and wish her many happy lie-ins! The school presented her with some flowers and a fabulous cake made with love by the Holden girls. 

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Pumpkin Carving Competition Results!

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Well done everyone! We had 51 fantastic entries all of a really high standard, making the judging very difficult. However the judges would like to commend the following: Oak, Skye S; Beech, Imogen D; Elm, William H; Redwood, Emel K; Cherry, Olivia T; Willow, Teddy L; Sycamore, Tabitha H. Thank you to The Friends for organising the coffee morning and for raising £50 for the Millennium Triangle Refurbishment.

 

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Friends' Events This Week...

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Don't forget our Spooky Pumpkin carving competition this week; bring your entries into school on Friday (23rd October). We are having a coffee morning, also on Friday morning, at 9.15am in the school hall. Please do come along. We would love to get to know some new faces, and to tell you all about The Friends and what we are up to. We hope to see you there.  

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The Friends: Phil the Bag, Wed 14th Oct

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Dear all, The Friends are organising another Phil The Bag collection to raise money to help our children and their school. Please search your cupboards and drawers for old linen (clothes, curtains, towels, bedding etc), materials of any kind (incl belts, shoes etc) and put them all in a black sack and bring them to school first thing on the morning of Wed 14th October. The greater the weight of our donations, the more we get paid. Get collecting...Thank you.

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Individual/sibling photos in school this Friday

Individual and sibling photos will be taken throughout the morning on Fri this week (2nd October). Please ensure correct uniform is worn. Children with

long hair should have it tied back. Uniform dress code is in the Parents Handbook for reference. Thank you.

 

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A painting of the school is given to Mr Mallon

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This week Mr Mallon received a very unexpected and wonderful gift from a lady called Christina May. The gift is a painting of our school, and with it was a card from Christina. Her mother taught at St Michael's Woolmer Green from 1971 until July 1991. The painting was painted by a relative of the Head Teacher at the time and was presented to Jean Harvey (Christina's mother) on her retirement. Now all we have to do is find a suitable place in the school to hang it. For more details of this lovely story, and to see the card that Christina sent, please see "The History of St Michael's" page of this website. 

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Music Assembly

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We had a wonderful music assembly this morning in the school hall during which we enjoyed a variety of instruments being played beautifully by our children. Congratulations and thanks go to all the brave and talented performers who entertained us on the piano, clarinet, flute, recorder and violin. Go to the Gallery for more photographs.

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Breakfast club stacking skills!

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This mountain of cups, carefully stacked by the members of breakfast club, greeted Mrs Allen when she arrived at school the other morning, and she just wanted to share it with you all as it made her smile! 

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Arts Week photos in the Gallery

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Each class chose their own film on which to base their Arts Week projects. Sycamore chose Finding Nemo, Willow chose Paddington, Cherry 'Monsters Inc.', Redwood 'The Philosopher's Stone', Elm 'Up', Beech 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' and Oak chose 'The Wizard of Oz'. Thanks must go to Mrs Corcoran for some fabulous organisation and a wonderful collection of photographs. Please look in the Gallery to have a look at some of them.

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Camp Festival

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The Camp Festival was a wonderful family/community occasion. Thank you to all those who took part in organising the festivities. Everyone had a great time and the weather held out for us all. The Friends will publish monies raised in due course, but in the meantime please have a look at a few photos in the Gallery. 

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Arts week photos and videos

Arts week was a huge success, filled with art, film making, music and dance based on a film chosen by each class. The children have been excited to learn and have impressed their teachers with their imagination and creativity. Thank you for your help and support with providing resources and do keep an eye on the website for Arts Week film showings and photos which will be uploaded this week on class pages and in the gallery.

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Camp Festival this weekend...

Please come along and support the school at the Camp Festival this Saturday. There will be a live band, animal petting, bouncy castle, stalls, slushy drinks, popcorn, face painting and much more. Tents can e pitched any time after 5.30, when there will be a BBQ and bar, and much toasting of marshmallows! There will also be popcorn, crisps and glow sticks to purchase. Join in the fun and help to raise money for the children.

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School Reports

School reports for the children will be coming home the week beginning Mondya July 13th.

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Our school movie...

Have a look at our wonderful new school movie, taken by Mrs Renouf and her very able and enthusiastic helpers from Cherry Class. Click on the photo on the homepage, in the LHS column, to view it on Youtube. 

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Pentecost Service

We enjoyed a wonderful Pentecost service over at the church this morning, led by Reverend Lucy Dallas and Elm Class. The children had done a huge amount of work and we all learned a lot about the Church's birthday that we didn't know before. Thanks to Lucy and Year 4. 

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Fun at the Fete in Woolmer Green!

Lots of friends and family from the school enjoyed side shows and burgers, live music and ice creams at the wonderful village fete yesterday. It was a huge success, the sun was shining and there was a massive turnout. Huge thanks go to Phil Corke with assistance from Mrs Pearce for their tireless enthusiasm and organisation skills! If anyone fancies getting involved next year then please do get in touch with either of them (Mrs Pearce/breakfast club; Phil Corke/parent, via the PCC). 

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MP Visit

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On Friday 5th June, our local MP, Mr Grant Shapps visited our school to discuss PE and school sport.  He was given a tour of our lovely school by our Chair of Governors, Sue Gray.  He met our Year 6 School Council representatives, Andrew and Mia who had prepared some questions for him. He was very impressed with their questions which ranged from his reasons for entering into politics to his life in Westminster.  He also met with Stu Williams, our Schools Sport Co-Ordinator and was very impressed with the new building extension and the behaviour of our children. We valued his prescence and our children were enthused by his visit.

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"Herts for Learning" e-safety newsletter Summer 2105

Parents and carers may like to go to the e-safety support section of this website to view the current e-safety newsletter from Herts for Learning, which is a "not for profit company owned by Hertfordshire schools and the Local Authority. Providing school improvement and business services, it is dedicated to improving standards of education in Hertfordshire and beyond." Get to 'e-safety' either by clicking on 'Learning Support' on the top menu, and then 'e-safety support', or by clicking on the e-safety support icon on the homepage. Once there, scroll to the bottom of the page to click on the attachment itself. Thank you.

 

 

 

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Woolmer Green Village Day - Sunday 7th June

It's that time of year again! This Sunday, 7th June from 12pm - 4pm is Woolmer Green Village Day. It will take place at the village hall. The star attractions this year are electric go karts, a live band, pony rides, bouncy castles, inflatable jousting, a roundabout, fair ground rides and an inflatable football game. There will also be; badminton - tug of war - BBQ - beer tent – cream teas & delicious cakes – ice creams – classic cars on display – zumba - face painting & fun tattoos, plus many more stalls including, arts & crafts, toys & games, food & drink. Come along and have a great day out in the village! 

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Welcome Home Year 6

WELCOME BACK!

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