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Head Teacher: Mrs Jan Martin | Deputy Head: Miss A Prentice                          
London Road, Woolmer Green, Herts. SG3 6JP | Email: admin@woolmergreen.herts.sch.uk | Tel: 01438 813267 | Fax: 01438 815623                      

School Blogs

Blogs from St. Michael's Woolmer Green School.

Pirates of the Curry Bean

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The Year sixes have a couple of performances of their end of year play, Pirates of the Curry Bean, under their belts now, with the final one this evening. I'm sure all those who have seen it already will agree that the staff and children have done a magnificent job! Please see the Gallery where there are lots of photos for your enjoyment. 

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French Assembly

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On Tuesday two ladies from the French twinning association came to the KS2 assembly. Mrs Woods read The Gruffalo to the children in French and Emel was presented with a prize for her hard work in the language this year.

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Summer Concert 2018

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Last Sunday saw our first Summer Concert, during which the audience enjoyed fabulous performances from the school choir, the school orchestra, various flute and recorder groups as well as soloists on various instruments. It was a feast for the ears, and huge thanks must go to Mrs Hewitt, Mrs Wadey and Mrs Jellett for organising this wonderful experience for the children, and accompanying their performances. 

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Success at The Mallon Challenge

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A group of year 6's went to Monks Walk last week to join up with other children from local schools to create a Monks Walk syndicate super team. This team competed against other syndicates in various sports including netball, hockey, football and athletics. The Monks Walk team was very successful, winning the netball, hockey and boys' football, and eventually becoming the overall winners of the challenge! We were very proud of the children and their team, and brought the cup home for Mr Mallon. 

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Elm Class - Herts Schools Games

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A number of children from Elm Class took part, this week, in the Herts Schools Games. The activities included cycling and various team-building events. Task leaders commended the children for their competitive but positive attitudes.

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Beech Class Trip to Fairlands Valley

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Beech Class enjoyed a fabulous trip to Fairlands Valley last week where the children enjoyed canoeing, climbing and the high ropes  The highlight of the day was raft building and then getting very wet!

 

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Welwyn Photography Competition

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Success for Tabby and Leo, from Oak Class, in the Welwyn Photography Competition. Leo got a 'highly commended' certificate, and Tabby was awarded 2nd place overall. Well done to them both. 

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Sports Day

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Sports Day was a huge success today. Thank you to Miss Prentice for her amazing organisation. Please see the Gallery for photographs of the day.

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Science Day

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There was a lot of learning going on, as well as a lot of fun, during Science Day last week. Please go to the Gallery for a lot more potographs like these to look at.

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Science Day

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On Thursday of this week it was Science Day throughout the school. Each class was busy testing out and scrutinising different scientific activities, and drawing various conclusions. They have also been thinking about ‘Clean Air Day’ and how we can all play a part in improving our environment. There will be lots of photos in the Gallery for you to peruse next week. 

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Redwood Harry Potter Trip

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Year 3 had an amazing trip to the Harry Potter Warner Bother’s Studio erday. They flew on broomsticks and had a workshop looking at the materials used to make many of the costumes. Thank you to all the staff who accompanied this trip. 

 

 

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Year 6 Bikeability Training

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Oak Class have been out locally practising their cycling skills under the supervision of Mrs Fincham. They are all hoping to complete their Level 1 & 2 ‘Bikeability’ awards next week.

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Year 4 Pedestrian Skills

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This week Year 4 have been going out into the local area with a visiting specialist and various helpers to learn about road safety and pedestrian skills.

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Harrison - Teen Author Visit

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Harrison, a teen author, visited the school this week to talk about crreative writing. Harrison is 15 years old and has already had two books published, having written his first at the age of 9. He was very inspiring and the children were really engaged. Some were lucky enough to buy signed copies of his books.

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Careers Fair

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Year 6 attended an amazing careers fair last week at Oaklands School. There were paramedics, engineers, artists, authors, hospitality workers, teachers (!) and many other professions represented. It was very interesting and a superb insight into what is out there for our aspiring children. Thank you to all the adults who got them there and back safely to enable them to do this. 

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Village Day

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We raised over £700 at the joint Village Day venture this year. Thank you to The Friends for organising the stalls. 

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The Choir at The Tower of London

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Our school choir, under the amazing direction of Mrs Hewitt and Mrs Wadey, joined a few other schools to sing at the Tower of London! It was an increcible opportunity, and one which was enjoyed immensely. Our children sang beautifully and behaved impeccably. Thank you to all the adults who accompanied them, and especially to Mrs Hewitt and Mrs Wadey for all their organisation. Wonderful!

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Yr 3 Football Festival

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Year 3 played their socks off at a football festival this week. 

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District Athletics Gosling

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Children from years 3-6 took part in the annual District Sports competition at Gosling on Wednesday. St Michael's did really well, winning the Small Schools Field Events Cup, and the girls won their relay by 100th of a second! It was a really fun afternoon full of team spirit. Thank you to Miss Prentice for her amazing organisation. 

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Governor communication re parental questionnaire

 

Thank you to all our families who took time to complete this questionnaire. We are pleased to provide you with a summary of all responses received in the links at the end. This document has also been shared with our staff. Thank you also to all of you who provided comments; all of which have been reviewed by Mrs Martin and Governors.  Non child-specific comments, recommendations and suggestions will be taken to the next Parent Council meeting for discussion. It was lovely to receive so many positive comments about our school and we are pleased to be able to share just a few of these with you in the attachments. With all best wishes, Mrs Sue Gray; Chair of Governors, on behalf of the Governing Body.

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