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Welcome to Eagle Class!

 

 

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Class Teacher: Mrs Burns

Supported by: Mrs Michaels, Mrs Lewis, Mrs Bastable and Madame Lawson

Our Curriculum:

Señora Lawson teaches Spanish

 

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Class Blog 8.12.17

Eagle News 03/12/17

Eagle week 9 and 10

Well done to Theo, pupil of the week, and also Henry who was chosen to have hot chocolate with Mrs Pace.

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Over the last week the children have completed work focusing on Remembrance, looking at the work of John McCrae who wrote ‘In Flanders Fields’ and also a the words of a ballad by Eric Bogle about a 19 year old soldier called Willie McBride called ‘The Green Fields of France’.  The work was displayed on Friday and have been placed in a book in the classroom.  We also made our own poppy of remembrance.

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his week we will be focusing our work on SATs revision by completing a set of papers.

We will also be looking at the work of Children in Need and the diversity of people during Anti-bullying week.

On Tuesday 16 year 6 children will be taking part in a basketball competition at Queens.

On Tuesday afternoon the class will be completing a drama workshop.

Friday is non-uniform day ‘Wear your Spots’ and donate £1 for Children in Need.

Don’t forget to book you place on the parent Drug and Alcohol workshop on Wednesday, 6pm to 7.30pm.  Book your place through admin@bromet.herts.sch.uk or speaking to Miss Weyer.

 

Children’s University – parent information

The children had an assembly earlier in the term. This is the link for more information, we have a lot of KS2 children register for this every year, all who take this opportunity find it worthwhile.  http://www.childrensuniversity.co.uk/ Please return application forms to Miss Weyer

 

Year 5 Cross Country

I wanted to say a HUGE congratulations to the children that took part in our (slightly wet) cross country competition this afternoon.

All the children completed the 1500m course and represented the school fantastically, showing good sportsmanship to the other runners.  I was incredibly proud!

We did very well, with Zoe coming 3rd in the Girls race and Ben coming 2nd both winning medals!  They, along with Rosie and Tom, will be taking part in county finals soon!

Once again, WELL DONE to all of the runners!

 

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Eagle Week 8

I hope you have all enjoyed the half term break.

This week we will be completing work on ‘Conversation poetry’ in English and in Maths we will be continuing our focus on fractions.

On Monday the photographer will be in school to take individual and family photos.

On Friday is the PTFA school disco.

IMPORTANT DATE  –  Tuesday 31 is the last date for all secondary school applications, please make sure you do not miss this deadline.

All dates can be found at

https://www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/services/schools-and-education/school-admissions/secondary-and-upper-schools/important-dates-secondary-school-admissions.aspx

 

Secondary School Applications. 

Please remember deadline for applications is 31.10.17 For further details https://www.gov.uk/schools-admissions/applying 

 

Star of the Week

Star of the week in Eagle class this week is Jaimy, well done, for being polite and kind, and always on task when completing his work.

Also this week, we have ‘Hot Chocolate Friday’, one member of the class is chosen to have hot chocolate at break with Mrs Pace (an idea from the School Council) and this week Hana will be having hot chocolate, well done.

Please make sure that your secondary applications are completed on time, these need to be submitted before the end of the month, October.

Have a great half term.

 

Year 6 PGL

Just a reminder that the deposit for the Year 6 PGL School Journey is due by tomorrow, Friday 20 October.  If you are experiencing problems with paying online please see the ladies in the office who will help.

 

Week 7

This week we will be completing our creative writing and also our work focusing on Black History Month.

Tuesday and Wednesday are parent evening meetings, make sure you allow time to share all the hard work your children have been completing during this half term.

Congratulations to Safa O, Mae and Claudia who have been our stars of the week recently.

 

A reminder that Monday 30 October the school photographer will be taking individual photos.

 

Kingfisher Plea for Construction 

Hello, if you are intending to make space for Santa to drop off toys before Christmas Kingfisher Class would be very grateful for any unwanted construction (Lego , Knex etc) We have a small box at the minute and even though they are very good at sharing the children would like some more. 

Thank you 

 

Eagle Class ‘Black History Month’ Poster

Eagle Class your posters are fantastic I can see how much detail is in the posters. Well done!

 

Miss Shah History coordinator

 

Sparrow Class ‘Black History Month’ Posters

Well done Sparrow Class your posters are fantastic, you have learnt loads.

Miss Shah History coordinator

 

Falcon Class Black History Month Posters

Well done Falcon Class your ‘Black History Month’ posters look really fantastic and I can see how much detail you have added.

 

Miss Shah History coordinator

 

Date reminders

Reminder dates for your diary.

Friday 6 October – Sign up for Parent Evenings held on Tuesday 17 from 4.30 – 7pm and Wednesday 18 October 3.30 – 6pm.

School photos will be taken on Monday 30 October, the first day after half term.

 

Celebrating Black History Month Poster!

 

Kingfisher Class Black History Month Learning

Kingfisher Class have started their learning to mark the start of ‘Black History Month’. I am really impressed with your research on ‘Katherine Johnson’ keep it up!

 

Miss Shah

History coordinator

 

Work in Eagle Class

Just a few examples of the work completed so far including some home learning.

 

 

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Also spot Bert!

 

Eagle Class

Yet another busy week. On Tuesday we met with our Reception Buddies to prepare for Sports day, unfortunately the weather beat us on the day.

On Friday we were visited by the Peace Hospice bear, Harvey, and were told all about the work of the Peace Hospice.  Later Mrs Bastable held our Harvest assembly and spoke about the work of New Hope.  Thank you to Theo for taking part, taking on the role of Bert.  Thank you to all those who donated to the harvest collection.

Well done to Nicole, star of the week, for her descriptive and creative writing.

Next week, Friday, is our second church visit, this time to Bushey Baptist.

 

Sports Afternoon 2017

Just a reminder:

  • Please bring cakes in Thursday or Friday for our Peace Hospice cake sale.

  • Children need to come to school in their PE kits with a coloured top of their house colour (the colour they sit in at lunch) on Friday. If they do not have a top in that colour their teacher will give them a coloured sticker.

  • Please come and watch Sports Afternoon from 1:30pm. We will be having a parent and teacher race at the end of the results.

  • The children will return to their classrooms at the end of the day and you will collect them from the playground as normal.

    Thank you.              Miss LH

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Eagle Class Week 3

Well we have had another busy week in Eagle Class.

First, congratulations to Daisy for ‘Star of the week’ as she continually makes sure that everything is tidied away after every lesson, without being asked.

 

On Friday morning we welcomed the Reception children to the school.  Well done to everyone in year 6, you did a fantastic job introducing yourselves and your ‘Buddies’ to the school and parents.

 

In the afternoon we had our trip to St Matthew’s Church as part of out RE studies, thoroughly enjoyed by everyone. A huge ‘Thank You’ to Mrs Bastable for organising this and Father David for allowing us to visit.  Thank you also goes to the parents that helped.  Our next church visit is on 6 October to Bushey Baptist.

 

Next week is our ‘Book Fair’ week.

 

On Friday we have 2 assemblies.  The first is about the work of the Peace Hospice and our second is our Harvest Assembly for which we are collecting food and other donations for the New Hope Trust, please see your separate leaflet for details.

 

Friday afternoon is our sports day, everyone is welcome, and we will be starting at 1.30.  Please send in your donations of cakes for the refreshment stall for this event.

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Eagle Week 3

We had a very good week last week.  We spent time with the reception children and we all made ‘Buddies’.  This Friday 22nd we will be introducing the children to the rest of the school.

Congratulations to Henrick and Ryan for both being Pupil of the Week for their kind nature and perseverance when working with their reception buddies.

This week on Friday is our first church visit which is at St Matthews, this is part of the RE studies and we thank Mrs Bastable for arranging this.

 

Eagle

I hope all went well for those who sat the Secondary Transfer test on Saturday.  May I remind you that if your child is attending an additional test at a particular school please inform the office of their absence.

This week we will be looking at biographies and autobiographies in English and place value in Maths.

Well done to Ruby for being our first pupil of the week for helping others in the class.

Monday this week is meet the teacher in the classroom from 3.30.

Thursday we begin swimming lessons.

 

Bedtime Story Competition 2017

Do you know a child aged between 5 and 11 years old who has a brilliant idea for a bedtime story? Would they love to see it published as a fantastic picture book? Book People, in association with Little Tiger, are on the lookout for the nation’s best storyteller!

 Any child living in the UK aged between 5 and 11 years old can take part in Book People’s Bedtime Story Competition. Schools, libraries and community groups are welcome to submit entries for their children, too. All they will need to do is:

  • Write a 200-800 word bedtime story about friendship
  • Have a parent or guardian submit their entry using the link below
  • All entries must be submitted by 11:59pm on Monday 2 October

One winner will be selected from each age category and one overall winner will be chosen to have their book illustrated by Alison Brown, published by Little Tiger and sold exclusively through Book People!

To find out more, go towww.thebokpeople.co.uk/bedtimestory 

Mr Libberton

What is happening in Eagle Class this term

Eagle Class Autumn Term

Always check the blog for weekly updates and important dates to remember.

This blog tells you about the term ahead and what your children will be learning.

SATS

It is extremely important that you child does not miss any time from school.  The children will sit their SATs tests on Monday to Thursday the week beginning 14 May.

Maths:  This term the children will be revising areas of the mathematical curriculum in preparation for the SATs tests.  These skills will include place value, short and long multiplication, short and long division, shape and investigation skills.

English:  We will be developing our writing skills through a variety of genre including: fiction – story writing; persuasive – letter writing, this will also include editing and redrafting their writing.  We will be improving our speaking and listening skills through discussions, small group work and presentations.

Science:  We will cover Earth and Space and Forces including revision of other topics, including planning, preparing and conducting experiments.  This includes using scientific terms and making a hypothesis.

Jigsaw PSHE:  All Jigsaw lessons are delivered in an age-and stage-appropriate way so that they meet children’s needs.

Being Me in My World has a wide focus, looking at helping others to feel welcome, discussing ways to make the school community a better place.  We will also explore how everyone has a right to learn and the reward and consequences that go along with that. This will culminate in creating a class Learning Charter. All Jigsaw lessons are delivered in an age- and stage-appropriate way so that they meet children’s needs. 

Celebrating Difference: This will link with Anti Bullying week in November. We will discuss how everyone is different but we can include everyone when working and playing. We will also explore how we can start to solve problems, leading onto receiving and giving compliments.

Computing:  Through all our work we will be continuing to embed the importance of E-Safety.

We will be focusing on understanding the need to develop safe, respectful and responsible use of online technologies. We will investigate copyright conditions for materials, privacy settings and restrictions for age before signing up to a site. We will also discuss how and why location services are used.

PE:  We will be developing our swimming skills during the term, attending Central Sports centre.

Art:  Using a variety of mediums we will be focusing on art through the decades including artist such as Paul Nash and Evelyn Dunbar.  We will also be creating dreamcatchers linking with our North America topic

Design Technology:  This will focus working with materials, cutting, pinning and hand stitching to create a textile in the style of the Bayeux Tapestry.

Music:  The children will explore rhythm, pulse by listening to music throughout the decades from the 1940’s..

RE:  This will continue to be taught by Mrs Bastable and will cover Christianity including comparing the features of Christian churches within the Watford area.

History and Geography:  The children will be looking at the development and growth of North America and Canada including the physical features of the area.

MFL:  This will continue to be taught by Mme Lawson and this term will focus on Spanish talking about themselves, pets, colours and hobbies.  Work will also include the days, weeks, months and dates,  and at the end of term focusing on Christmas.

 

Hertfordshire Library Services

Here are some events at local Hertfordshire Libraries. Click the link to find out about different events and activities on offer.

Weekend Stories – story time for under 8s

Weekend Stories are story time sessions in the library aimed at children under 8 years old. Come along to Saturday Stories or Sunday Stories and enjoy listening to old favourites and discovering new stories too.

This is a family event and all ages are welcome.

  • £1 voluntary donation per family

Hertfordshire Weekend Stories

 

Chatterbooks – reading groups for 8-12 year olds
Whether your child is already an avid reader or needing some inspiration, joining Chatterbooks is a great way to encourage them to have fun with books.

Please find more information about when the groups meet and to apply for a space in the link

Hertfordshire Chatterbooks

 

If you take part in any of these activities please let us know at school it would be great to share experiences at the Library.
 
Many Thanks
 
Mr Libberton

 

Welcome Back Eagle Class

I hope you have had a great summer break and you are refreshed and ready to start on Tuesday.

The first date for your diary this year is the meet the teacher meeting on Monday 11 September at 3.30pm in Eagle classroom.

As part of our PE lessons this term we will be swimming on Thursday afternoons.

One final reminder, please remember to bring in your Autobiographies, as this is our first English unit of learning.

Enjoy the last few days and I look forward to seeing you all on Tuesday

Isle of Wight Year 6

Hope you are all packed and ready to go.

Remember to bring your packed lunch for tomorrow.

Please make sure that all medication is handed to Mrs Dempsey, all named.

See you all at school between 7am and 7.15am in the morning ready for a prompt departure.

Final reminder no electronic games or mobile devices

Keep up to date with our adventures by following the twitter feed on the school website or on twitter @BrometPrimary

 

Production

Congratulations to everyone for some excellent performances last week, you were all fantastic.

Stars of the week were Eun-Sung for her organisation behind the scenes and Jacob for his great characterization and voice of the Old Man.

View some of the images taken on twitter @YouthPuppetsUK

 

Raffle Winners for Year 6 Enterprise

Winning ticket for the Wacky Face game is  – Pink 71-75

Second prize Aqua Blaster is –  Pink 106-110

Third prize a Teddy Bear is – Pink 51 – 55

Thank you for all your support

 

Summer Fete!

 

Water Bottles / Hats / Suncream

It looks like summer is here so please remember water bottles, hats and suncream tomorrow (if they don’t have all day suncream at home).

 

 

Maths Workshop

Thank you to those who attended the Maths Workshop on Tuesday evening.

Attached is a copy of the PowerPoint from the evening.

Maths Calculation Information

Maths Problem Solving Week

This coming week is Maths Problem Solving Week.

All the children will be completing activities in their class rooms.  Reception up to Year 4 will also be taking part in a Problem Solving Workshop run by The Happy Puzzle Company.

After school, in the hall from 3.15pm, on Monday only, you will have the opportunity to purchase games and puzzles for as little as 75p.

Please see the web link below for a voucher to use when making your purchase on Monday, you can print it off yourself, to claim the Happy Puzzle Voucher, or alternatively collect one on arrival at the school hall on Monday.

 

http://www.puzzlechallengedays.co.uk/resources/workshop-flyers.aspx

There is a Problem Solving workshop of Parents only on Tuesday at 6.30pm, please complete the return slip on the letter sent out previously to indicate your interest so that we are able to cater for the numbers.

Thank you.

 

Summer Fete! 

Jazzy Jars are due in tomorrow. There will be tables in the playground for you to put them on. 

 

Watford Library 

 

Maths Games

This week we have made maths games, we tested them out in the class first then Kestrel Class came to play them.  There were some issues that needed to be addressed, but all was good in the end and lots of fun was had along the way.  Great Work year 6

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Puppets

Today we have been busy sorting scenery, designing and preparing the canvas backdrops.  We have also had a go at moving our puppets.

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Eagle Star of the Week

Well done Max

For always working and co-operating with others either in small groups or paired work.

 

REMINDER

France trip meeting 3.30 on Wednesday 24th

Isle of Wight meeting 3.30 on Thursday 25th

 

Year 6

Well done to all Year 6 on completion of your SATs tests.  You all did extremely well and you should be proud of yourselves.

You are ALL stars of the week.

 

 

Science! 

 

Eagle Star of the Week

Well done to Saleena for her kind and helpful nature towards everyone.

Have a great weekend and do something chilling on Sunday ready for the week ahead.

You will be fine, no need to worry.  See you at 8am for breakfast.

 

Growth Mindset Workshop 

 

Eagle Star of the week

Well done to Franky, star of the week for always willing to help others.

We had a good week, we have been revising hard for the SATs tests, but also having fun.  All the class took part in a Knex Challenge on Monday.  The task was to build a bridge that would span 30cm and would also withstand a specific weight.  There were some extremely well built bridges, well done everyone.  The class winners were Liam and Sam and their bridge now goes forward to the county final.

 

 

We have also been working hard making our puppets, the children are all so proud of them.

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This week (week 3) is our final preparation for the SATs.

Remember to return your slip to attend the breakfast mornings during SATs week.

Dates for your Diary

SATs week 8-11 May

22 May – 26 May – Cycling proficiency week

Wednesday 24 May 3.30pm – French Trip meeting in Hall

Thursday 25 May 3.30pm – Isle of Wight meeting in Eagle Class

29 May – 2 June Half Term

5 June back to school

Friday 9 June – Day trip to France

Wednesday 21 June – Enterprise Day for Year 6 – please support buy coming along and spending your money 2.15 – 3.30pm

The Puppet Productions will take place on 28 and 29 of June (more information to follow).

Monday 3 – Friday 7 July – Isle of Wight trip

Monday 10 July – INSET

Thursday 13 July – Secondary Transition Day

Thursday 20 July – Year 6 assembly 2.30pm

Friday 21 July – Last Day, Pizza lunch and finish at 1.30pm.

 

K’Nex Challenge for Eagle Class

We all had great fun today taking part in the K’Nex Challenge.

The children we given the task, working in pairs, to create a bridge that would be able to span a stretch of water and transport a vehicle.  There was a time limit of 5 minutes planning and 1 hour to build.

There were some really substantial bridges built and the overall winners were Liam and Sam with their swing bridge.  Well done boys.

This is the winning design.

 

Eagle Star of the Week

Well done to Jacob for always being kind, friendly and polite.

Summer Term Eagle Class

Summer Term

I hope you have all enjoyed the Easter break and are ready for your final term.

Always check the blog for weekly updates and important dates to remember.

This blog tells you about the term ahead and what your children will be learning.

SATS

It is extremely important that you child does not miss any time from school.  The children will sit their SATs tests on Monday to Thursday the week beginning 8 May.  You should have already received a leaflet from school with these dates.

Date Subject Test paper
Monday 8 May English: Reading 1 paper
Tuesday 9 May English: Grammar, punctuation and spelling 2 papers: spelling; punctuation and grammar (including vocabulary)
Wednesday 10 May Mathematics 2 papers: arithmetic; mathematical reasoning
Thursday 11 May Mathematics 1 paper: mathematical reasoning

Maths:  This term the children will be revising areas of the mathematical curriculum they find difficult in preparation for the SATs tests.  Following on from this they will develop their skills by taking part in the Year 6 Enterprise topic which will cover life skills such as book keeping, learning about income and expenditure, profit making and the economies of scale when running a business.

English:  We will be developing our writing skills through a variety of genre including: fiction – story writing; persuasive – letter writing, this will also include editing and redrafting their writing.  We will be improving our speaking and listening skills through discussions, small group work and presentations.

Science:  We will continue to cover and revise topics, including planning, preparing and conducting experiments.  This includes using scientific terms and making a hypothesis.

Jigsaw PSHE:  All Jigsaw lessons are delivered in an age-and stage-appropriate way so that they meet children’s needs.

Relationships covers a wide focus looking at knowing how to make friends, trying to solve friendship problems when they occur (love and loss), help others to feel part of a group.  It also looks at power and control, showing respect in the way they treat other.  Also, being safe with technology, using technology positively and safely to communicate with friends and family.

Changing Me deals with understanding that everyone is unique and special.  That we can express and respect how we feel when change happens to themselves and others.  This includes looking at both the male and female reproductive systems.  It also covers knowing who to ask for help if they are worried about change and finally the change they are about to undertake by moving on to Secondary School.

Computing:  Through all our work we will be continuing to embed the importance of E-Safety.

We will be focusing on all the skills already taught throughout the year groups and also looking at how 3d graphical modelling enables us to explore objects which may not yet exist, or which would be difficult to observe in other ways.  We will explore examples such as mapping, planning, design and architecture, discussing the advantages and disadvantages of this technology.

PE:  We will be developing our ball and racket skills through sports including tennis and rounders.

Art:  Using a variety of mediums we will be focusing on landscapes, both locally and in making scenery for the end of year puppet theatre production.

Design Technology:  This will focus on preparing the scenery for the end of year puppet theatre production and also the making of the marionette puppets.

Music:  The children will experience the use of sound equipment and produce music for the end of year production.

RE:  This will continue to be taught by Mrs Bastable and will cover topics which include Buddhism and Christianity.  There will also be a session relating to moving on to Secondary School Life.

History and Geography:  The children will be looking at the development and growth of London focusing on iconic buildings of their time both old and new.  They will be looking in particular at the history of the Tower of London.

MFL:  This will continue to be taught by Mme Lawson and this term will focus on French in preparation for the day trip to France.

 

Dates for your diary

Thursday 20 April – PTFA EGM

Friday 21 April – Film Night

Thursday 4 May – PTFA Quiz Night

Monday 8 – 11 May SATs tests

Friday 9 June – Day trip to France

 

KS2 Choir

New school choir – sign up now!

The choir will be open to all KS2 children with no auditions needed. Rehearsals will take place at school on Thursdays from 3.15 to 4.00pm with Mrs Williams and Miss Langley Higgs.

The choir will provide a valuable opportunity for the children to develop their vocal technique and build confidence in their abilities, gaining knowledge of music theory and performance skills and, most of all, to enjoy singing together.

Please sign up now on the School Gateway!

 

Can you help with the choir?

We are looking for a volunteer piano/keyboard accompanist for occasional rehearsals and termly concerts.

We would also like to hear from any parents who want to help with the choir in other ways, whether by supporting children’s engagement during rehearsals, contributing ideas or helping to organise concerts – no musical experience necessary.

If you are interested in any of these roles, or you know someone else who might be, please contact Miss Langley Higgs.

 

Star of the Week

Well done to Miguel for being kind and friendly to others at all times.

 

The morning after Lion King trip

Just thought we would share how we are this morning after the theatre trip.

 

Year 6

Well done to all Year 6.

Stars of the Week.

So proud of you all last night at the theatre.

 

 

Year 6 Lion King Trip

Reminder

The trip to see The Lion King takes place this Thursday.

The children are to be dressed smart but casually.  They are allowed to bring sweets and drinks (not fizzy) and the sweets must not be chocolate or contain any nuts.  There should not be any cameras or mobile phones taken on the trip.  As staff we will have the school mobile with us if you need to contact us in the event of an emergency.

The children should be back at school for 5.15pm so that we can leave promptly at 5.30pm.

Star of the Week

Well done to Ellie for taking part in all PE activities in school and at home, completing the Fitter Future programme, keeping herself fit and healthy.

Star of the Week

Well done to Dylan A,  Eagle Star of the Week, for being helpful and caring with children in Swift Class when completing Fitter Future fitness workouts.

Eagle Garden of Dreams 

 

Pupil of the Week

Well done to Olivia for always working hard to achieve her best in all subjects.

 

World Book Day 2017

 

This year World Book Day is on Thursday 2nd March to celebrate reading books, authors and illustrators. It is held in more than 100 countries around the world. A key aim is to give every child in the UK a book of their own to keep. Every child is eligible to receive a £1 World Book Day Token which can be exchanged for one of ten exclusive £1 World Book Day Books, or if you prefer, use it to get £1 off any full-priced book or audio book. Tokens must be redeemed by the end of March 2016.

 

We will be celebrating this great event on Thursday, 2nd March, by asking children to come dressed as their favourite book character. There will be prizes for the most original costume in each class and every child will receive their £1 World Book Token.

If you would like to find out more information about World Book Day, there are ideas, activities and resources at: http://worldbookday.com/

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Swift Class Request

Hello, we are looking for empty shoe boxes for after half term. Any donations gratefully received! 

 

Eagle star of the week this week is Dylan N for his excellent, polite manner and willingness to always help others.

Well Done 

 

Puppets

Today we began to paint the heads and make the hands and feet

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Eagle Safer Internet

7 February was Safer Internet Day.  We had a discussion concerning who we know and how we know a person on the internet.  We then completed a matching activity, ‘can you match the emoji with its title’.  Not as easy as you think!

Then we created our own emoji designs.

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Grammar and Punctuation Workshop

Well done to Holly this week for always having a positive attitude to her learning and having a go at anything she is given.

 

Home-Start

Please remember Friday 10th February is “Wear a heart or something red for Home-Start” and donate £1

 

Puppets

What a great time we had making the heads of our puppets.

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Junk Modelling Materials Needed In Robin Class

 

The children in Robin class are very creative! We need lots of boxes, plastic containers (not milk cartons), rolls of cardboard for our fantastic creations. The children love to make and invent, last week we had Robots, Planes and many more inventive ideas! If you have any of these we would be greatly appreciative.

Many Thanks,

Mr Libberton and Mrs Warner

 

Well done to Daisy, our star of the week for always working hard, trying to improve her work and being more confident.

 

Eagle star of the week

This week ‘Star of the Week’ goes to someone who keeps trying even when it is difficult.  Well done Alyssa.

 

Watford Junior Challenge Run 2017

The Watford Junior Challenge Run, organised by Watford Harriers, will take place on Saturday 18 March 2017 at Cassiobury Park from 11.15am.

There will be races for U8, U10, U12 and U14.

If your child is interested in entering ask them to collect an entry form from Mrs Burns

 

Saracens Tickets!

For every ticket bought by a Bromet Family the school receives ‘cashback’

 

Well Done

Well done to all Eagle class for a fantastic assembly on Friday and thank you to all parents and family who attended.  All the children spoke clearly and demonstrated their maturity throughout.  YOU ARE ALL STARS OF THE WEEK 

Eagle class were also the winners of the attendance cup.  Let’s keep going then we can win the reward day!

Another well done to the 6 children who took part in the Penalty Shoot Out at the Watford FC match on Saturday.  They won 3-1 against St Josephs.

Please make sure that you have placed your order for the SATs revision guides before 9am on Friday.  These are great books and are in line with the new curriculum, these guides are updated on a regular basis.

Date for the Diary

Friday 20 January – Film Night, raising money for the French trip.

 

Christmas Fair

If there is anyone who could help at the Christmas fair on Sunday 11th December please contact Mrs Potter for details.

Thanks

 

WE 25 November

Another busy week this week.  We were visited by members of staff from John Lewis who spoke about Dementia, the causes and how to deal with issues and circumstances concerning Dementia.

All the school took part in a skipping workshop which was enjoyed by all, including the staff.  Congratulations to Katie for being champion of the pupils in the school, 204 skips in 2 minutes, unfortunately I (157) was pipped to the post by Miss Langley-Higgs (197) who was the staff champion.  The skipping ropes and bounce back balls will be on sale from Tuesday, please pay on the school system.

We also completed a Maths investigation about squared numbers, and wrote instructions of ‘How to make a paper plane’ which we will be trying to follow each others instructions this week.

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This week, on Tuesday the Governors will be visiting all day.  They will be talking to the Head Girl and Boy, the school council, and also visiting the classrooms.

On Friday it is ‘Wear your funky socks day’, who will have the brightest, funniest, funkiest socks!!!

 

Science Week

What a start, making planes and sending rockets in the sky with the mad scientist.  Then our visit to WGGS making ‘Elephant Toothpaste’, ‘Slime’ and making a ‘Jelly Baby Scream’.

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Remembrance

This week we have been focusing our English on poetry.  All the children have written poems about Autumn and on Friday about ‘Remembrance’.  Several of the children shared their work in assembly.  Excellent work everyone, well done.

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This next week is Science week.

Our visit to Watford Grammar School for Girls’ science visit is on Monday, where the children will visit the labs, the Dome and will be shown several experiments.  On Tuesday there is a Drug Awareness presentation to parents at 5.30pm, to allow you to preview the information the children will be given in their workshop on Wednesday.  We will also be taking part in a ‘Mad Scientist’ workshop.

On Tuesday some of the children will be attending Queens’ school for a Basketball tournament.

 

Week beginning 7 November 

A reminder that on Thursday the top group swimmers will be completing another section of swimming skills which requires them to wear at t-shirt and trousers (long or 3/4 length).

On Friday our work will be accociated with Remembrance Day.

Also on Friday all the children will be having their school photos taken.

 

French Breakfast

Well done everyone for this morning. Great teamwork resulting in a total of £202 being raised.

E-Safety

E-Safety workshops will be held next week for Years 3,4,5 & 6. There is also a session for parents before the end of the school day, see that attached leaflet.

Well done to Eun-Sung for being pupil of the week this week for her great Science work and always giving 100% effort in all lessons.

 

 

Parents evening

Don’t forget sign up is tomorrow, before and after school on KS1 playground

 

Sports day

Well done to all year 6 for a great sports day.  You all did a fantarctic job of helping the younger ones.

Congratulation for Pupil of the week go to Mia last week and George this week, well done to you both.

 

Swimming 

Swimming will start this Thursday. Please make sure that all permission slips are returned as soon as possible, thanks. 

Well done to everyone for speaking clearly during the assembly on Friday, introducing your reception buddy, especially when they did not want to join in. 

Well done to Joe, pupil of the week, for his sensitivity and maturity when looking after not just one but two reception children.

 

First week

What a great start, well done everyone.

Today we heard presentations from members of the class for Head Boy and Girls.  All spoke clearly and the results of the votes were very close. Congratulations go to Declan and Scarlett our Head Boy and Girl, there first duty will be to meet the local Mayor on Tuesday.

Well done also Kai, being pupil of the week.

Finally, good luck to you all for tomorrow when you sit your secondary admission tests.

 

Last Day

Good luck as you take your next steps of your learning journey.

A huge THANK YOU to everyone for your extremely generous gifts. We both feel overwhelmed and it has been a pleasure working with such a fabulous group of children

Very best wishes to you all

Mrs Burns and Mrs Lewis

 

Friday 22nd 

Well nearly there!

Leaver’s assembly and awards for year 6 at 11.30am, all year 6 parents welcome.

All year 6 will finish at 12 noon.

Remember if you are having your shirt signed please bring a clean one for the assembly.

 

Last week of the year

Well we have had a great year and as we enter the final week of the year we are still busy.

Monday we will be performing the end of year production to the rest of the school, then in the evening to parents and friends. All back at school for 6.15pm please.

Tuesday we perform again in the afternoon.

Thursday we will be having pizza lunch and party.

Friday is our last day. Assembly to say farewell at 11.30am, all welcome. The year 6 then leave school at 12 noon.

I would like to say a big thank you for all your hard work this year and well done on your SATs results.

Thank you to all parents that have given up their own time and have helped either in class or on trips.

I wish you all good luck and encourage you to take every opportunity that comes your way at secondary school.

GOOD LUCK TO YOU ALL

 

Secondary school

Hope you all have a great day.

Remember the most important place to find is the toilets and dining room!!!!

Enjoy

 

End of a busy week

This week we have been busy rehearsing for the end of year production.

Today we were visited by two European 200m athletes Dannish Walker Khan and Deji Tobias. The day began with  assembly and then with each class completing activities. Fun was had by all.
A huge thank you to both Dannish and Deji.

 

 

Our last night

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Cowboy land

 

Bowling

Champion bowler George

Fun on the beach

 

Blackgang

 

Now off bowling!

 

Day 4

All up and ready to go for Black Gang and bowling

 

Evening all

Just been down to the beach

 

Sweets

Just been sweet making

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Next stop

Off to Alum Bay

 

Bruno

 

We have just adopted Bruno with some of our Enterprise money

 

Donkeys 

What fun we’ve had!! The weather is not on our side today but hayho!

 

Donkey sanctuary 

Look at us

 

Day 3

Up and ready to go, all had to be woken!!

 

Theatre

 

Evening

All fed and changed ready for the theatre

 

Robin Hill

Fun on the rides. Rain just started but not dampened the spirits

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Poo

Yes we have visited the poo museum

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Look what we’ve found

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Day 2

All had a good night. Breakfast eaten and we’re off to the Zoo

 

Glass blowing

 

Fossil hunting

 

Landed

Just arrived on the island, sunny and dry

 

Portsmouth

Waiting to board the ferry

 

Well done

Congratulations on a very successful Enterprise day. The total raised was £456.60.
Over the year this makes a grand total of £667.70

Well done to all of you. You should be very proud of yourselves.

Enjoy the weekend ready for our week away in the Isle of Wight.

 

13 June – Week ahead

First of all a BIG thank you to Mme Lawson for organising a great trip to France, enjoyed by all.

This week several the children will be taking it in turns to visit Swift class and take some to the library to read.
On Tuesday we will be taking part in Euro football with GameOn in the morning and then Kwik cricket against other schools in the afternoon. So please make sure you have your PE kit in school.
On Thursday it is the Father’s day sale so don’t forget your money.
On Friday the Watford observer will be coming into school to take a photo of all year 6 for a piece entitled ‘My last day’. I am aware that it is none uniform day, but please wear uniform in the morning and bring a change of clothes for the rest of the day.

 

France

Had a great time, just leaving Boulonge,   see you all soon

 

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Now off to the old town. Sunny and warm. Hats, cream and water done

 

France

Been to the boulangerie now off to the beach

 

Morning

Bonjour we have arrived safely

 

This week

We have enjoyed a visit from two Magistrates this week, explaining about their work. The children also took part in a role play demonstrating how a case would be dealt with. Well done to all those who had an active role.
Today we enjoyed taking part in a percussion workshop and having the opportunity to play new instruments.
Tomorrow we are up early and off to France, so plenty sleep ready for the 4am meet ☺ let’s hope the sun shines

 

Kwik Cricket

Well done, you all played extremely well and all showed true sportsmanship.

Proud of you all

 

Events

This week the children will be taking part in Ramadhan Activity Day on Friday, parents can view these activities after school on Thursday between 3.00pm  to 3.15pm.

The following week 23 May to 27 May it is Bromet School International Week.  This is being lead by Mme Lawson and is a chance for Bromet to celebrate our diverse school community and to learn more about the world beyond Watford!  If you would be willing to come in to school to talk to the children about your experience or to teach them about your language or culture we would like to hear from you.

A reminder that the cricket at Queens’ is on Tuesday 24 May, we will be meeting at Queens’ at 9.15am and returning to school by coach at the end of the school day.  All children need to bring a packed lunch.

Parent meeting for the Isle of Wight trip this week on Wednesday 18 at 3.30pm in Eagle class and the France trip meeting on Wednesday 25 also at 3.30pm in Eagle class.

 

SATs

Well done on completing your SATs tests this week. You all did extremely well.  I am proud of you all and you should take pride in the way you have conducted yourselves this week.

Well done again

 

SATs

Enjoy the sunshine, have good rest and don’t worry about tomorrow. You are all great and will be ok.

Have fun in the sun

 

Theatre trip

We all had a enjoyable night at the theatre last night watching ‘Wicked’.  It was a really extravagant with the scenery being extremely colourful and the actors wore brightly coloured costumes.  Well done year 6 for your impeccable behaviour at the theatre, you were a total credit in representing Bromet School.

Pupil of the week goes to Misha for her all round attitude to learning, well done Misha.

Have a lovely Easter weekend.

See you all on Tuesday ready for our ‘creative week’.

 

Felt Workshop

We all had a great time creating our totem pole faces. Thank you to Mrs Kearns, from Watford Grammar School for Girls, for supplying all the materials, her time and expertise.

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Sport Relief

Thank you to all those who stayed to sell cakes at the end of the day and complete your laps of the field, we have raised £316 so far.  Remember to ask people to sponsor you for the sponsored skip on Wednesday, and we can add to this total.

Well done to Haylie, pupil of the week, for her increase in confidence to participate in class discussion. Great work Haylie.

Next week we will be completing another set of SATs practice papers.

We are also taking part in an art workshop, thanks to Watford Girls Grammar.

 

14.3.16

Events this week include Parent Teacher meetings on Wednesday and Thursday.

Class photos on Thursday.

Sport Relief on Friday, don’t forget to wear your sporty clothing, donate some cakes for the sale at the end of the day and pay a £1 to walk/run around the field/playground.  Year 6 have been asked to help sell the cakes from 3 – 3.15pm.

Well done to Jake M, pupil of the week, for his  positive attitude and commitment to his learning in all subjects.

 

Congratulations

Congratulations to Jake Gourd

He has been awarded the Tony Amos Cup for the most promising young swimmer at Bushey Armature Swimming Club.

In addition, this weekend, Jake took part in two swimming gala’s one for Herts Major League and the other for Champs Club. Jake competed well and won a second place medal for the 100m individual medley consisting of Butterfly, Backstroke, Breaststroke and Front Crawl.

Well done Jake

 

World Book Day

It was great to see all the favourite book characters around the class, including the Three Little Pigs with their bricks, straw and twigs.  We also had Mary Poppins, Mr Bump, George and his Marvelous Medicine.

Our class focus book was ‘Clown’ by Quentin Blake.  We looked at the book, wrote our own stories to the book, listened to Quentin Blake talking about how he created the book.  We also wrote out own story books in the style of Quentin Blake and wrote poems about clowns.

Well Done to Jonny for being pupil of the week for his hard work during SATs practise and gaining great Maths results.

Reminder – Please remember to sign up for pupil progress meetings if you have not already done so for either 16th or 17th March.

Class photos will be on 17th March, this is the last before they all move on to Secondary School.

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Week ending 26 February

Well done to Tom for pupil of the week this week for his  perseverance and determination when editing a piece of fiction work.

The children also enjoyed a taster session, playing basketball with a coach from the Warriors team.  Hopefully, if there is enough take up the Warriors would like to run a breakfast club.  Watch out for the letter giving more details.

This coming week

Wednesday is the Mother’s Day sale – note change of day.  You child may bring in money to purchase gifts, prices range from 50p to £3.  The maximum amount to bring in is £5.

On Thursday it is World Book Day and everyone is invited to dress up as their favourite character from a book.

Friday is sign up day for Pupil Progress meetings, children are expected to attend with their parent/carer.  If you are unable to attend any of the times available please see me to arrange an alternative.

 

End of term

We have come to the end of another half term. Well done to everyone for all the hard work and particularly the last two weeks.

Firstly a great class assembly enjoyed by all, with some interesting freestyle dance moves at the end.

Secondly we have been working hard preparing for the end of year SATs tests. Well done and keep up the good work.

Congratulations to Vikkash and Charlotte for being pupil of the week for the past two weeks for their increase confidence and hard work.

During the next half term we will continue our preparation for SATs.  Remember to complete your homework.

Diary dates for next half term

23rd February – taster session for basketball, PE kits needed.

3rd March – World Book Day, dress up as your favourite book character.

4th March – Mother’s Day Sale

4th March – Sing up for Parents evening.

16th and 17th March – Parents Evenings

17th March – Class photos

18th March – Cake sale for Sport Relief

23rd March – Sponsored event for Sport Relief

24th March -Theatre trip to see ‘Wicked’

25th – 28th – Easter weekend

1st April – End of term

 

 

Fruit Smoothie Workshop

We all had a great time tasting different fruits from around the world and having a go at the ‘lime challenge’.  Ishwari used her pedal power to make a fruit smoothie for us all to try!

Well done to Jake G for being pupil of the week for his increased participation in class discussions, particularly the debating sessions.

On Tuesday we went to Watford Girls School to take part in the Athletics Competition. Everyone took part in an event and the results were, the girls came 4th out of 5 and the boys came 3rd.  Well done.

This week we will be putting together our Class Assembly to be held at 9am on Friday 5th.  You are all welcome and are invited to stay after for tea and coffee.

 

 

Also well done to Millie for having her winning design displayed in Oxhey Park. Have a walk round the park to see if  you can spot it.

 

Visits

All year 6 enjoyed the visit to the Houses of Parliament this week. They were told the history of the building and the events that have taken place in various rooms. They were able to enter the House of Lords, but unfortunately not the House of Commons as it was being searched by sniffer dogs prior to Prime Ministers question time.  The children also took part in a workshop were they debated a variety of issues.

Well done to Connie Hale being pupil of the week for her perseverance when working out algebraic questions.

This week the class will be taking part in a the indoor athletics competition on Tuesday at Watford Girls Grammar.

They will also be taking part in a Smoothie workshop, run by Herts Catering, on Thursday.

Class assembly is on Friday 5th February at 9am followed by tea and coffee and an opportunity to meet and chat to our new Head Teacher Mrs Pace.

 

Well done to Husayn Merali for being pupil of the week, showing great knowledge of BODMAS and creating challenging questions.

This week Year 6 visit the Houses of Parliament, we will be leaving school at 8am and the children should be in school for registration at 7.45am.

Good luck to the boys playing in the football match against St Anthony’s on Monday evening.

 

New Term

Happy New Year

We have had a good start to the new year with 100% attendance, well done, let’s keep going.

Dates for your diary include

20 January – Visit to the Houses of Parliament.  We will be leaving school at 8am, therefore the children need to be in school for 7.45am for registration.  Remember to have the order form back to me by Wednesday morning if you wish to purchase a gift.

26 January – We will be taking part in the Athletics Event at Watford Girls.

28 January – All Key Stage 2 will be taking part in a fruit workshop – further details to follow.

Friday 5 February – Eagle class assembly, all welcome.  Please stay for tea and biscuits after the assembly.

 

Christmas

I would like to thank everyone for their kind wishes and presents.  I wish you all a very Happy Christmas and a peaceful New Year.

Best Wishes Mrs Burns

 

Last week

Reminders for the week

Tuesday is the Christmas Concert in the Church.  The children will be walking. leaving school after afternoon registration.  They will all be walking back to school to be collected at the end of the day.

Wednesday is the evening Christmas Concert.  The children will need to be back in school from 6 pm, in school uniform.  They will need to go to their classroom and the performance will begin at 6.30 pm.  At the end of the performance, the children will return to their classroom and wait to be collected.  Please return to school to collect your child at 7.15 pm.

Thursday is our Christmas breakfast.  The children may bring in food to share for the breakfast such as pancakes, waffles, cereal bars, etc.  Please make sure that the foods do not contain nuts.  The school disco takes place in the evening.

Friday is the last day of term finishing at 2 pm.  The children are allowed to bring in games for this last morning.

Thank you to all those people who have helped and supported the children this term.

Have a very happy Christmas and New Year.  Happy Holidays

 

Pantomime

A great time today watching the pantomime at Watersmead.
Tomorrow is wear your Christmas jumper, donating £1 for ‘Text Santa’.

Congratulations to the children who have achieved an end of term award

Ali Hadi Govani for Outstanding Behaviour.

Connie Hale for Maths.

Jesse Dent for Excellent Progress.

Ruby Howe for Reading.

George Dilly for Head Teacher award.

Well done to all of your.  These awards will be presented during the assembly on the last day of term were all parents of those receiving an award may attend at 1.20pm.

Thank you to all those who helped at the Christmas Extravaganza, we raised an extra £10 for the sale of the cakes, making a final total of £254.40.  Well done.

 

Rations Tea Party

Well done to all year 6.  All your hard work has resulted in you making a profit of £244.40.  

Thank you to all who supported.

Thank you also to Mrs Lewis, Mr Bhudia, Mrs Howe and Nannie Howe for helping with the baking.  Also to Mrs Dempsey and Mrs Hale for helping on the day.

 

Rations Tea Party

Please remember to support all year 6 on Thursday 3rd December by attending the Ration Tea Party, they have been very busy baking cakes and this week they will be making biscuits.  There will also be a raffle. The fun begins at 2.30pm.

Well done to Allen for being pupil of the week.

On Saturday 5th December is the Christmas Extravaganza, there are a few tickets left for the ice skating.

 

Week 11 – 23.11.15

We enjoyed our visit to the Imperial War Museum last week. Thank you to Mrs Lewis, Mrs Gee, Mrs Merali, Mrs Govani and Mrs Denny for their help. The children enjoyed looking at all the artefacts, walking through the trenches, the displays showing how the houses looked during WWII, the Anderson shelter and the rations.

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This week we begin to prepare for two events

 

  1.  The year 6 Rations Tea Party to be held on Thursday 4 December – All the year 6 children will be baking cakes and biscuits for this event. Please make sure that the reply slip is returned to me as soon as possible regarding food allergies and staying until 4pm on the day of the party.
  2. We begin to prepare for KS2 Christmas Production

 

Reminder

Please support the PTFA with their fundraising activities raising money for the school.  Eagle class have been asked to donate games (new, good as new) for a hamper. Thank you to those who have already donated.

 

 

Friday 13 November

We have had a busy week and everyone has worked extremely hard.

Well done to Ruby H for being pupil of the week for her Remembrance poem.

Well done to everyone for writing such emotional poetry.  All the poems have been placed in a book which is now located in the reception area, please call in and read your child’s work.

Reminder – Visit to Imperial War Museum is on Wednesday. The children are allowed to bring £5 spending money.

Thank you for your support for the PTFA film night which raised £490 for school funds and for all those who dressed as superheros for Children in Need, we raised £272.

Below is a display of the poppies made by each member of the class and examples of the work you can read in our Remembrance book.

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Week ending 6.11.15

Pupil of the Week

Well done to Issey for her excellent diary entry in response to the poem ‘Shut your mouth when you’re eating’ by Michael Rosen.

Next week there will be an assembly on Monday for ‘Children’s University’.

School Council will be hosting an assembly on Wednesday morning for the whole school for Remembrance Day.

Wednesday afternoon the children will be taking part in a writing workshop.

Thursday 3.15- 5.15pm – PTFA film night showing ‘Home’

Friday – Children in Need – Dress up as a superhero

IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM TRIP

Wednesday 18 November we will be visiting the Imperial War Museum.  We will be leaving school at 9am and returning for the end of the school day, dependent upon traffic.  The children have been told that they are allowed to take spending money to the value of £5.

JUMBLE SALE

The school jumble sale takes place on Saturday 21 November from 1 – 3pm.  Please remember to send your jumble into school. There is a prize for the class that collects the most jumble so please get sorting and send any unwanted items in for Eagle class.

RATIONS TEA PARTY

Over the coming weeks the children will be preparing for the Year 6 Rations Tea Party, as part of their World War II studies. If you are able to help the children bake some cakes and biscuits in school please let me know. The tea party will be held on Thursday 3 December.  A letter will be sent home soon.

 

Half term

Well done to Ruby T for being pupil of the week demonstrating her story writing skills

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Just a few more pictures of our work

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Thank you to all those who supported the recent book fair

 

Well done to Charlie for being pupil of the week for his chalk and charcoal drawing of a night scene showing the skyline of London.

Thank you to all those who attended the Race Night, fun was had by all and £440.50 was raised on the evening.

A reminder that Parent consultations take place on Wednesday and Thursday and we are expecting the children to attend with you.

Friday will be our last swimming session.

 

W/E 9.10.15

Well done to Niyam for being pupil of the week for making his writing more interesting by ‘purple polishing’ his work before teacher marking.  Niyam later entertained the class with his acting and particularly his dancing moves during the English lesson, great work Niyam.

Don’t forget to sign up for Pupil Progress meetings, the sign up sheets are now posted outside the classroom on the notice board.  Please remember that we would like the pupils to attend these meetings with you.

Race Night takes place this coming Friday, 16th.  There are some horses and tickets still available.  Please support this event raising money for new school equipment and learning opportunities to support the children’s learning.

This coming week we say goodbye and wish Mayukh good luck as he and his family relocate to Massachusetts, USA.

 

Week ending 2.10.15

Well done to all the class for showing leadership and maturity when helping with the KS1 Multi-skills afternoon and on Friday during Sports Day.

Ali Hadi was awarded pupil of the week for his organisation and teaching skill when helping with the Multi-skills event.

Coming up next week.  The class will be visiting Bushey Baptist Church and St Matthew’s Church on Monday and Thursday respectively.  If you have any questions about these trips please speak to Ms Lawson as she is running them.

On Friday sign up for Parents Evening will take place in the hall from 3 – 3.30pm, the dates and times are Wednesday 21 October, 5pm – 7.20pm and Thursday 22 October, 3.30pm – 5.30pm.  If you are unable to make any of these times please see me to make alternative arrangements.  All children are encouraged to attend these meetings.

A reminder that there are still horses available to buy for the PTFA Race Night, on 16 October.

Reminder that the deadline for secondary school applications, online and paper, is 31 October 2015.

 

Secondary School Openings

Please note the opening visiting times for the following schools

The Royal Masonic School for Girls

Sunday October 11th 2.00pm – 5.00pm or during the mornings of Monday 13th October and Tuesday 14th October, Cadogan House from 9.00am to 10.00am and the Senior School from 10.30am to 12.00noon (last tour leaves at 11.00am)

Aldenham School

Open morning on Saturday 10th October 10.00am – 12.30pm.  The Headmaster will speak from 10.15am and 11.15am. Last tour of Senior School is at 12.00noon.

 

Week ending 25/9

Well done to Ishwari for being pupil of the week for her science write up about ‘What’s in space’.

We would like to wish everyone happy Eid for all those celebrating.

Next week the school will be celebrating harvest with an assembly on Friday.  We would like the children to bring in tins of food that will be donated to Watford Food Bank.  

Letters sent out this week: 

Year 6 residential trip to the Isle of Wight

Details for voting for a new parent governor 

Information with times of the book fair starting on 29 September for the week.

Week ending 18 September

Congratulations to George for being star of the week and Issey for being given the first in the class to receive a charity token for her work in English.

Note that the newsletter can now be accessed through the school website.

A reminder of future events at the school

Coffee morning Wednesday 23 September

Sports afternoon on Thursday 24 September

Race Night 16 October

 

Absence from school

Could you please make sure that the school are informed of any absences.  As some children will be visiting secondary schools during the day and taking additional tests it important that you inform the school office and myself before the visit, otherwise the absence may be unauthorised. Thank you.

 

Welcome Back

Everyone has had a great start to the year.

We begin by congratulating all those who took part in the Head Girl/Boy elections.  With a special congratulations to Millie Howe and Jake Morris being voted Head Girl and Head Boy by the whole school. We are sure they will be great ambassadors for the school.

Well done to Drew Mistry for being Pupil of the Week for a great start to Eagle Class and presenting his work neatly.

Just a reminder that swimming starts on Friday.

The will also be a PTFA Coffee Morning on Wednesday 23rd September at 9am, everyone welcome.

 

End of Year

Well done for a great last day. Have a lovely holiday.  Thank you for all your generosity and kind words and gifts.

Good luck to you all as you begin a new chapter in your life.

 

Last week

As we enter the last week of the year here are a few reminders.

We are hoping to go on a walk on Tuesday to zap the ‘Beat the Street’ posts. This event finishes on Wednesday and we can earn double points until then. So make sure you bring your zapper to school. We plan to zap as many posts as we can, ending in the park for relaxation and fun!

On Friday you are all invited to the Leavers’ Assembly which will start at 10am. The children will finish school at 12 noon. We look forward to seeing you there to celebrate their time at Bromet.

 

Production

Well done for a great production 😀

Thank you to all those who stood in for someone who was off sick. A special thanks to Talia who stood in at the last minute this morning. 

Well done again and enjoy your Secondary School visit tomorrow.

 

Production

Great work today, well done to all those who stood in for someone else.

As a reminder please do not share any photos or videos of the children on social media, thank you.

 

Friday

All home safely, thanks for a great week.

See you all Monday for the production dress rehearsal.

 

Thursday

Enjoying our last evening at the beach

 

Zoo

Having a lovely time at the Zoo.

 

The Needles

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Tuesday 30th June

All had a wonderful day. Robin Hill this afternoon and enjoyed the show this evening!

 

 

Colemans Farm Park

 

First day

Arrived safely, weather hot. All excited for our trip to the beach!

 

Enterprise Day

Well done to everyone for today. You made a profit of £317.00. Thank you to all those who supported by buying and helping to make the day a success. Have a great weekend and see you all on Monday ready for our week away.

 

Reminders

Just a few reminders.

The children have been working extremely hard over the last few weeks preparing for their enterprise day. It would be great if you could support them by coming along on Friday afternoon.  This has been completed as a business project and each team is aiming to make the most profit.

On Wednesday the children will be meeting a local Magistrate, who will talk about his role and responsibilities, and they will be able to ask questions.

Could you please send in the sweets and snacks for the Isle of Wight trip.

Could you also please inform Mrs Potter, Mrs Higham or Mrs Dempsey if you child will be attending the leavers disco as they and others are working hard to organise the evening. Please help by responding early so that they can confirm bookings.

 

Production

Remember to bring in your costume and learn all your lines.

This week on Friday is is ‘Dress up and Dance’

Father’s Day sale on Friday afternoon.

Kiwi Cricket competition against four other schools, please make sure your PE kit is in school all week.

Friday 26 is our Enterprise Day from 2pm. Please come along to help the children raise as much money as possible.  There will be craft activities, cake sale, raffle, guessing games, ices and drinks.

 

Reminder

Please note that the Isle of Wight meeting is on Thursday 4th June at 3.30pm in Eagle class.

 

WC 1.6.15

Don’t forget come to school in PE kit ready for the Cricket at Watford Boy’s on Tuesday

On Wednesday we start the Beat the Street, have you found any of the zapping posts?

Friday is our day visit to France, a long but enjoyable day so be sure to have a few early nights.  

Well Done

Well done to you all this week on completing your SATs tests. You have worked extremely hard, have a relaxing weekend. We will now be focusing on our Enterprise Day and end of year production.

PLEASE SUPPORT – One more date for the diary is the Pop-up Circus replacing the summer fete this year
 

Diary dates

Here are a few dates for your diary of events before the end of year.

20 May – Meeting about France trip, 3.30 in Eagle class room.

25 – 29 May -half term

1 June – Inset day

2 June – all year 6 Cricket comp at Watford Boys. Children to come into school in PE kit.

5 June – Day trip to France

Week commencing 8 June – Cycling proficiency for those who have signed up.

9 June Boys football team to Arsenal training ground.

19 June – Father’s Day sale

24 June – The class will be visited by Magistrates who will talk about their work.

29 June – 3 July – Isle of Wight trip

7 & 8 July – End of year production

9 July – Secondary School Day visit

17 July -End of year Assembly. School ends at 12 noon.

 

Week 11 May

Here is the timetable for the weeks for SATSs.  Please make sure that you are in school on time.

Remember to have plenty sleep tonight and have something for breakfast.

Monday – English Reading paper

Tuesday – English Grammar paper

Wednesday – Mental Maths and Maths paper 1

Thursday – Maths paper 2

There are no tests on Friday so we will have a ‘Fun Day’. Please bring in some nibble to share. (Remember to check that the items do not contain nuts)

Enjoy the remainder of the weekend.

 

Stars of the Week

Congratulations to Joe for being the Star of the Week last week for his quick sketching on our Art Trip to the park.

This week the award goes to Jay for being enthusiastic when writing his original story in the style of Lemony Snicket.

 

Pupil of the Week

Pupil of the week on 24th April went to Hannah Lim for her hard work and effort put into all subjects. 

Well done Hannah!

Miss Hayman

WC 27 April 

This week we will be going through another past paper and addressing any mistakes being made.

Please keep reading the revision guides and if you would like more help remember to ask.

On Wednesday we will be visiting the park for our art lesson focusing on landscape and perspective. Please remember to send in your reply slip if you are able to walk to the park with us. Thanks.

 

Easter hols

Hope you are all enjoying the great weather.

Just a reminder to keep up with your reading and times tables.

Please make sure that you have completed the reading paper ready to go through on the Monday as we return to school and that you have completed the online Alfie tests.

See you all on the 20th.

 

Easter Holidays

Hope you have a good break. 

Well done again to all those receiving an award at the end of term.

These are the links for the Alfie homework

http://my.alfiecloud.com/919/2385/a/facw

http://my.alfiecloud.com/919/2385/a/facs

http://my.alfiecloud.com/919/2385/a/facv           Maths L6

http://my.alfiecloud.com/919/2385/a/facp           Maths L6

http://my.alfiecloud.com/919/2385/a/fach

http://my.alfiecloud.com/919/2385/a/facm

 

End of term

Last week Noah was given pupil of the week for his positive attitude in Maths when using the chunking method of long division.  Well done!

This week we will be completing a set of SATS papers.

Over the holidays it would be useful if all the children could continue reading and learning their times tables regularly.  Their will be more online tests to complete along with a reading paper.

Huge Congratulations to Om for coming 61st in the county in the Primary Maths Challenge, there were over a thousand entrants.

More congratulations go to this terms award winners, this is always a difficult decision for myself and Mrs Lewis to make.

Behaviour Award – Millie Dore-Boize

Reading Award – Lucy Potter

Maths Award – Khadiza Rahman

Excellent Progress Award – Parise Kiely

Head Teacher Award – Ella DEmpsey

Well done to you all

 

Last week we talked about the eclipse and the effects they create. We experienced the atmosphere as much as possible by watching the event through the BBC link and going outside. Although there was cloud cover the children experienced the change in light, temperature and sound.

This week we will be working through a past reading paper focusing on the 2 and 3 mark questions. In maths we will be revisiting the different methods of division.

Those children taking part in the maths day on Tuesday will need to take a packed lunch and their pencil case. Mrs Lewis, Miss Hayman and myself will be their to meet the children and will be staying with them for the whole day.

 

Maths homework

here are the links for the Alfiecloud maths

http://my.alfiecloud.com/919/2385/a/f9k4

http://my.alfiecloud.com/919/2385/a/f9kp

 

Pupil of the week

Week ending 6.3.15 – Parise Kiely for her enthusiasm on Science Day and her write up of the experiments completed.

Week ending 13.3.15 – Gabby Wickham for her hard work and neat presentation when writing an instructional text.

This week the children will be focusing on the use of graphs and recording data. They will also be looking at non-fiction texts, formal letter writing.

The children will be visiting the garden on Friday afternoon weather permitting.

 

Week beginning 2 March 

Well done to Mllie Dore-Boize for being pupil of the week for her performance as a Victorian workhouse child in the class assembly.

This week we will be focusing on story writing in English and fractions in Maths.

Don’t forget to sign up for pupil progress meetings, the sheets will be outside the classroom. 

Secondary school allocations happen on Monday 2 March, the continued interest facility is open from 3 – 16 March if you are allocated a school you are not happy with. Please follow the links on the Herts website.

 

Assembly

Congratulations on a superb assembly, well done to you all.  You were all very loud and clear.

Thank you Ella R for the flowers it was a lovely gesture, thanks.

 

Science home work links

These are the links needed to complete the science work.
All work to be completed by 12 March.

https://my.alfiecloud.com/919/2385/a/fpve

https://my.alfiecloud.com/919/2385/a/fpvd

https://my.alfiecloud.com/919/2385/a/fpvn

 

Week beginning 23rd February

This week we welcome a visiting teacher who will be working with us until the middle of May, her name is Miss Hayman.
On Thursday it is our class assembly, starting at 2.45pm.
Friday is sign up day for pupil progress meetings. The notices will be outside the classroom at 3.15pm. It would be good if you could make either of the dates as this is the last meeting before the children take their SATs tests week beginning 11 May. If you are unable to make either of the days (10 and 11 March) please see me and we can arrange an alternative day and time.

 

Maths homework

Great to see so many of you that have taken the test. If you have not completed it, have a go. I have just found out that you can log back in and finish if you started and did not complete, there are two of you in that position at the moment.
Enjoy the rest of the holiday, see you on Monday and please remember props for the class assembly.

 

Link for maths homework

This is the link you will need to use for your maths, half term holiday, work.

https://my.alfiecloud.com/919/2385/a/f4cv

 

Week 9 February

Last week the children enjoyed an afternoon at Watford Girls, taking part in the athletics competition. It was great to see the children’s enthusiasm, encouragement and support for each other.
Pupil of the week was awarded to Annika for her enthusiasm and determination at the competition.

This week the children will be completing a set of SATS papers, it would be beneficial for all to be present for the whole week.

 

Week beginning 2nd February

Congratulation for pupil of the week to Yanis Adoum on 23.1.15 for a great aeroplane design to show air resistance and flight.
Also to Ella Richardson for asking Richard Harrington MP interesting questions at the Houses of Parliament. Ella asked ‘Are you worried about the elections and losing your job?’

This week, Tuesday, we will be attending Watford Girls School for the year 6 Athletics competition. This is an afternoon activity and we should be back at school for 3.15pm.

We wish Om good luck for Wednesday as he sits the next round of the Primary Maths Challenge, over 7000 children took part, 18 of which were from Bromet school.

 

Week 4 – 26 January

We have started the week with a very interesting visit to the Houses of Parliament. The children were taken around, being told lots of information, please ask them all about it. The children were allowed through both the House of Commons and the House of Lords and were later taken into one of the boardrooms to ask Richard Harrington MP questions.

For the remainder of the week we will be focusing on story writing and various methods of multiplications.

Those children who are taking part in the Children’s University will need to make sure they have their passports in school on Thursday.

 

Week commencing 19 January

Congratulations to Khadiza for being pupil of the week last week for all her effort and work in Maths, well done. Also to Parise for her handwriting award.

This week we will be focusing on 2D shapes and angles.
In English we will continue to focus on arguments and debates using conjunctive words and phrases.

On Thursday afternoon all year 6 will be taking part in a construction workshop.

Finally please make sure all reply slips for any upcoming events are returned as soon as possible, thank you.

 

Welcome back

We had a busy first week back.
Our pupil of the week was Jalen for his positive approach to his learning in the new term and for great science work, well done.
During this term we will be looking at the Mayan civilisation and the Central American area.
In computing we are looking at the use of apps, how to create them and how to market them.
The children will be taking part in a workshop on 22nd January were they will be constructing a fairground ride.

Dates for your diary

26th January – visit the Houses of Parliament, full uniform to be worn please.
3rd February- Athletics at Watford Grammar School for Girls
26th February- Class assembly at 2.45pm
27th February- Sign up day for Pupil Progress Meeting from 3.15pm

Pupil Progress meetings on 10 and 11 March

 

New Year

Happy New Year to you all.
Enjoy the last few days of the holiday and I look forward to seeing you all on Tuesday 6th January

 

Christmas

Mrs Lewis and I would like to wish you all a very Happy Christmas and best wishes for the New Year. We would both like to say a huge thank you for your gifts and best wishes.
Enjoy the Christmas festivities and we look forward to seeing you in the New Year.

 

Last week of term

Thank you to all those who helped at the Christmas Fair the members of the PTFA were very grateful.

This week the children will be taking part in the Christmas celebrations.
MONDAY
Rehearsal at St Mathew’s Church in the afternoon

TUESDAY
Performance in school in the morning

WEDNESDAY
Performance in Church in the afternoon

THURSDAY
We will be having a Christmas breakfast. The children are allowed to bring in food eg pancakes, cereal bars, etc. Please make sure that the food does not contain any nuts, thank you.

The children may bring games in for Thursday and Friday.

FRIDAY
Awards assembly will take place at 1.20pm, those parents whose children are receiving an award are welcome to attend this event.

Term ends at 2pm

May I take this opportunity to say a big thank you for all your support this term. The children have worked extremely hard and deserve a rest. However please encourage them to keep reading and learning their times tables.

May I wish you a Very Happy Christmas and best wishes for the New Year ahead.

 

CONGRATULATIONS

Well done to all Eagle class for their hard work this term. Particularly those receiving awards this term
Zoe Picksley – Head Teachers award for her positive attitude to learning in all subjects.
Gustavo Rodrigues – Excellent Progress award for his determination and hard work.
Luke Davis – Behaviour award for his impeccable behaviour observed by all those around him.
Sarah Harrod – Reading award for her enthusiasm for reading and comments regarding what she reads.
Ariana Rahim – Maths award in recognition of her hard work and achievement.
Well done to all.

Another very special congratulations goes out to Om Deshpande who we are all very proud of. Om has recently been invited to become a member of Mensa, the High IQ Society. During the assembly on Friday the year 6 had the opportunity to meet the local MP Richard Harrington who kindly agreed to present Om with a certificate to recognise his achievement and also for coming 1st in the Junior Maths Challenge within the school.

 

Well done

Well done to all year 6 who enjoyed a very successful ‘Victorian Tea Party’. The children made a very big effort organising this event, making table decorations, posters, price lists and baking the cakes and biscuits for the day.
Thank you to all who supported this event and those who helped with the preparation, THANK YOU.

Well done to all as they made a profit of £100.

 

Week beginning 1st December

This week is a busy week for year 6 as they prepare for their first fund raising activity.
On Thursday they will be selling tea, juice and cakes, many of which they have baked themselves.
The children will be dressed in their Victorian outfits.
Please come along to support them.

On Friday they will be meeting MP Richard Harrington. They will be taking part in a question and answer session. In January it is planned to take year 6 to the Houses of Parliament and have a tour of the building.
Watch out for the letter about this trip.

 

Remembrance Day

Here are just a few of the many excellent poems written to remember those who have sacrificed their lives for others. Yesterday all the children watched a National Assembly broadcast from the Tower of London. Today we have listened to a song about a soldier named Willie McBride and read through the poem of Flanders Fields. This inspired the children to write their own poems.

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Upcoming events

Congratulations to recent pupils of the week –
Sarah Harrod for being helpful and kind and participating in all lessons
also
Ameera Mehboob for a neatly presented information poster about fractions.
Ameera, Sadie, Emily and Ariana were also congratulated by Mrs Graves for their fractions work.

The class enjoyed their visit to the Victoria and Albert museum this week. Thank you to Mrs Lim and Mrs Marsh for their help.

Our next event is next week when the children of both Eagle and Falcon class will be taking part in a Victorian day.
The children will be dressing up and taking part in a variety of activities including cookery, English, games and research.
Next month the year 6 will be raising money by hosting a Victorian Tea Party. They will be making cakes, biscuits and small sandwiches to sell on the day (date to be confirmed). It would be good if the children could wear their Victorian outfits for this event.
If you are able to help with the children and their baking could you please let me know.

Other dates for the diary include –
Monday 10th November
A National School Assembly, live from the Tower of London about Remembrance

Friday 13th November
‘Wear your wellies’ for Children in Need.
Wellies must be clean and normal school uniform worn donating £1 in support of the charity.

Saturday 15th November
Jumble sale
Please bring in unwanted items for the sale.

Thank you for your continued support

 

Our week

Eagle pupil of the week is Sadie McGregor for her entertaining story of Sir Veggie and Miss Sweetie Pie.

We all hope that Max has a speedy recovery from his tonsil operation next week. Best wishes from us all.

This week the children enjoyed an RE workshop ‘The Hajj’, a big thank you to those who organised all the activities.

 

Silk paintings

 

Pupil of the week

Well done to Gustavo Rodrigues for his very neat and detailed silk painting in the style of MacIntosh

 

Homework

Could you please check your child’s homework diaries and sign them each week. All homework should be completed in blue ink and maths in pencil.

If you have not returned your reply slips for any of the trips could you please do so as soon as possible, otherwise these events cannot take place, thank you

 

Pupil of the week

Pupil of the week on Friday 19th September was Emily Read for her contribution to our history topic. Emily showed a great understanding and knowledge of the British Monarchy and the Battle of the Roses.

 

Head Boy and Head Girl

We have had an exciting week preparing and electing our new Head Boy and Head Girl.

On Friday the children gave their presentations to the whole school and I am pleased to say that all the children spoke clearly and did an amazing job.

The final result was that

Head Boy goes to Jay Marsh

Head Girl goes to Ella Richardson

I am sure they will both be excellent ambassadors for Bromet School.  Congratulations to you both

 

Eagle Class Expectations

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Eagle Class Expectations

Present all my work neatly

To think before you speak

Be honest

Be kind and caring to others

No talking when another person is

Keep the classroom tidy

Respect others and be polite

Listen to each other

Walk around school

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