Have a read of these brilliant letters.
We are absolutely thrilled to announce that we have successfully achieved our Green Flag award again! Well done Thorn Grove!
Over the last two years the Thorn Grove Eco team along with the whole school have been involved in a range of projects throughout the school to support our Green Flag award which we received in 2014 for our efforts to become more sustainable.
Recently the Eco team were interviewed by an ‘Eco-schools’ assessor to apply for our first ‘Green Flag’ renewal. This involved our Eco-warriors taking the assessor on a tour of our school and sharing some of the projects we have done and are continuing to do across the school. We have focussed on a number of areas including energy, biodiversity, waste, litter, recycling, healthy living and school grounds.
The Eco warriors answered a vast range of questions linked to all our projects showing a huge sense of pride for our fabulous school! Well done everyone! See our wonderful Eco Warriors along with some photographs of some of our projects throughout the year!
On Tuesday 22nd November EYFS and Key Stage 1 eagerly anticipated the arrival of ‘The Rhyme Rocket’ team as seen on CBeebies. The children were introduced to rhyme in the most fun way possible. They thoroughly enjoyed an energetic and exciting performance. Our special visitors really did make learning come to life through entertaining songs, raps, chants, dance and lots of comedy. The children haven’t stopped talking about it!
A huge well done to our newly appointed digital leaders who made a successful application and were then interviewed for their new exciting posts.
Every week the digital leaders will work alongside a different year group to support children in developing their computing skills.
Read their comments to find out how they are getting on!
Today we were immensely proud of some of our Reception and Year 1 children who took part in a football tournament at the Manchester City training ground along with 11 other schools. We showed determination, team work, great sportsmanship and immense enthusiasm. Both myself and Mrs Denford were extremely privileged to take such a fabulous group to the event.
Thank you also to our wonderful parents who came along to support the event! You had the best view!
Here are a few high-lights
In our whole school assembly we modelled our fabulous costumes linked to exciting vocabulary.
Thank you, you all looked amazing!
Everyone at Thorn Grove receives computing lessons. At regular opportunities throughout the year the children are taught the importance of e-safety. Safer Internet Day (Tuesday 9th February 2016) is run by the UK Safer Internet Centre. This year the children are considering how we could make the internet a better place following this year’s theme ‘Play your part’.
In addition our e-safety cadets are ensuring every pupil can remember the 3 important e-safety rules we follow at our school. Special bookmarks are being awarded to everyone who can tell our e-cadets all about our rules and why they are so important.
Don’t forget to design your e-safety posters to display around school. Our e-cadets will choose their favourites from Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 by the end of this week.
In Y1 we are investigating materials and their properties. We tested different materials to see if they were waterproof.