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Gallery Archived: 2014 - 2015

 Mrs Harley's Retirement Tea Party

Past and present members of staff gathered together to say a fond farewell to Mrs Harley. We wish her all the best for her future adventures but we know this won't be the last we see of her!

 

Kayaking at The Mytchett Canal Centre

Year 6 having fun on the Basingstoke Canal under the supervision of Mrs Fox.

Summer Wall Displays at The Orchard

Multi-Skills Competition

On Friday 27th March, 10 schools from Surrey Heath took part in a Multi-Skills Competition, held at Collingwood College in collaboration with Brunel University.  We entered a team of fifteen Year 2 children from The Orchard and Tall Trees Campus.  There were 8 activity stations requiring skills in agility, balance, coordination and speed.  The children thoroughly enjoyed themselves and showed real passion and skill at each activity and worked together as a team.  They really did us proud!

Mrs Liz Marsden

PE Subject Leader

Wall Displays at Redwood Campus

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Meet Emma Grant, Head of Campus at Tall Trees

Parents came along to a coffee afternoon at Tall Trees to meet the new Head of Campus and enjoyed chatting with her.

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Building Challenge

On Wednesday 4th March, several schools from Surrey Heath joined together to compete in the Building Challenge, which was hosted at Redwood Campus. 

We entered a team of Year 5 contestants and a team of Year 6 contestants to represent our school this year.  The children competed in a task designed for students in Year 9 using skills essential to the construction industry, including design and budgeting. 

The children had a fantastic morning and we are incredibly proud of the way in which our children conducted themselves as superb ambassadors for our school.

World Book Day 2015

The whole school took part in World Book Day by dressing up as a character from a book/a super hero. We were very impressed with the costumes and the enthusiasm from the children.

Here are just a few photos to enjoy!

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 Sponsored Pancake Toss

FOSC organised a sponsored pancake toss for both infant campuses to take part in. The children had a blast! There were pancakes flipping all over the place. Enjoy looking at some of the photos!

 

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 Fun in the Snow 

The children at The Orchard had a lot of fun in the snow! We built snowmen, made snow angels, had a go in sledges and even threw snowballs at the teachers!

 

Cooking Club at Redwood Campus Autumn 2014

Cooking club is a 10 week course of basic cooking skills. The children begin with cutting and chopping to produce a Ratatouille, moving through to Bread and Pizza and finally producing a delicious Cheesy Muffin.

 

The club is open to all but can only accommodate a few children at a time as proper kitchen equipment is used, including very sharp chef knives, and close supervision is required.

 

As recipes are used to make our food, the children learn to accurately use scales and measuring jugs to weigh and measure quantities and follow instructions carefully.   The children work in pairs so cooperation with others is essential.  The only requirement for participation in cooking club is that each child brings a container every week to take their food home in.

 

‘’Cooking club was great fun and working with a partner was really nice because we had a laugh and I made a new friend whilst working together and making brilliant food”

Ellie, Year 4.

Remembrance Day at South Camberley Primary and Nursery School

The children and staff across South Camberley Primary and Nursery School demonstrated their appreciation for the sacrifices made by hundreds of thousands of military personnel and their families.

During the week before Remembrance Day, poppies were on sale to all children, staff and visitors to the school and junior children had the opportunity to create their own poppies for display around the school.

While the infant children marked the occasion with a minute’s silence, the junior children held a special service.  Pupils in Year 5 took to the stage in a poignant performance of war poetry, reflecting on the fallen, injured and families affected by conflicts over the last one hundred years.  Special thought was also given to the vital role of the Royal British Legion.  Junior children with military parents were also welcomed to take a lead role in the service with their families invited to share in the occasion.

June Kershaw, Executive Headteacher, said “It is wonderful to be able to come together as a community to reflect on such an important day.  These experiences will live long in the lives of the children so that ‘We will remember them’".

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Firework Spectacular!

 Remember remember the fifth of November
        Gunpowder, treason and plot.
       I see no reason why gunpowder, treason
          Should ever be forgot...

Rocksteady Workshop

Children have been testing their musical skills when Rocksteady offered a session involving electric instruments.

Visit from the Mayor of Surrey Heath

The Mayor came to watch our Harvest assembly at The Orchard and see our children performing their harvest songs. After the assembly, he paid a visit to each class.

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