Category: News

Spotting Signs Of Spring At The Woods!

Yesterday was the perfect morning for Badgers to spot signs of Spring at Wiggery Wood. The sun was shining, the birds were singing and the bluebell shoots had grown taller! Spring is definitely on its way. Badgers managed to spot primroses, elder budburst and hazel catkins. Whilst looking for snowdrops, we stumbled across a crocodile …

Website Survey

Thank you to everyone who has completed this survey already, your contributions have been very useful. We would be very grateful if as many of you as possible could take a few moments to answer a few questions about www.stgilesgreatmaplestead.uk, how you intend to access it, and what your hopes for it are. Please remember that …

Wiggery Wood Fun!

Hedgehog class have been super busy at Wiggery Wood this morning. We have been making wands, climbing trees, searching for bugs, telling stories and playing in dens! We have had great fun!

Café Six In Muntjacs

Every Wednesday Year 6 have Café Six where they all have lunch together in the classroom. Here are a few photographs of todays café.

World Book Day in Muntjacs

On World Book Day Muntjacs went to Hedgehog class and read stories they had written after Nick Butterworth’s visit. We had a great time. Hedgehogs really enjoyed our stories.

The Ravenous Beast Cafe!

Hedgehog and Badger class had a super week measuring, baking and decorating cakes and biscuits for The Ravenous Beast Cafe! They had a fabulous time and managed to raise over £40 for an upcoming trip to the farm. If you bought some biscuits and cakes at the end of school we hope you enjoyed them!

After school clubs – Week commencing 2nd March 2015……..

Please note that our Wednesday singing club will not run this week due to unforeseen circumstances.  Thursdays computer club has also been cancelled due to our “And so to bed….” event at 6pm on this evening!!  Both clubs will run us usual next week.

After School Book Signing Friday 16th January

Nick Butterworth will be staying after school to chat to children and to sign books. You are welcome to bring in books, or why not buy a new book from the ‘pop up’ book shop which will open in the school hall at 3.15pm!        

Village Hall Car Park

Due to unforeseen circumstances please note that parking in the car park tomorrow (Wednesday 14th January) is not permitted. please use the school’s own car park. Thank you for your understanding.

Nick Butterworth To Visit St. Giles’

We are extremely excited to announce that Nick Butterworth will be visiting school this Friday (16th January). He will be working with all of the children, talking to them about story writing and creating characters and doing some live drawing as well! We are hoping to arrange a book signing after school in the hall …

Class News

News relating to the four classes will appear here.

School Council

This week in assembly we ‘invested ’ our new House Captains for this year.  They undertook the ‘House Captain’ promise, to be good sports, to be good role models and to serve their house well.  Congratulations to Ella & Max (Oak House); Taylor & Zoe (Birch House) and Theo & Ionie (Elm)  

Christmas Shoebox Appeal

This week we had a visitor come into school and talk to the children about Operation Christmas Child, run by Samaritan’s Purse. The children will have all brought home a leaflet with full details of how to fill the shoebox. They also ask for a £3 ‘shipping’ donation per shoebox. We will collect the shoeboxes …

Muntjacs – Twelfth Night

On Thursday all of Muntjacs class went to Bulmer Primary School to watch Twelfth Night performed by the Young Shakespeare Company. Colne Engaine Primary School also came to watch. Most people’s favourite actor was Toby Belch because he was very funny. He interrupted conversations and also pretended to be drunk which made everyone laugh. Thomas …

Visit to Daws Hall

We visited Daws Hall as part of our study on rivers. It was a brilliant trip, despite heavy rain all morning! The children were able to get in the brook, and collect living creatures to examine and take measurements from the water. A memorable day!