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Our Netball Team In Action

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  Exciting News Update on our Year 5/6 Netball Teams!  On Thursday 8th February, both our netball teams attended the Waltham Forest Borough Netball Competition held at the Score Centre in Leyton. The Amazing A Team - Otaoghene, Esther, Jacob, Samara , and Jesururu . The Brilliant B Team - Brayan, Valentina, Dagem, Alan, Amelia and Phoebe set out to defend our coveted Waltham Forest Netball Champion Title. The rules of the game, require all players to rotate positions which is challenging for most but not our talented players. Our players embraced the challenge of playing various positions on the court, using their well practised attacking and defending skills. They were not only well-prepared but also displayed enthusiasm and skill at every position, excelling at the competition. Despite the highly competitive atmosphere with numerous schools in attendance, our teams faced the challenge confidently, securing victories in all their games. Both teams advanced to the finals of the af

Walking the Path

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Internet Safety Day

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  This week we had Internet Safety Day at the school - a landmark event on the online safety calendar – that built on the E-Safety workshops and learning that the children all had a couple of weeks ago.   In Y6 they looked at technology of the future – including music, phones, AI and how it might impact their lives.   In Y4 and Y5 the children watched a LIVE lesson that aimed to demystify technology of the future and provide insights into the world of AI technology for our older children. The main aim of the lesson was to help the children navigate the digital landscape safely and to be aware of all the ways in which technology can be used to help us – but also trick us. Year 4 then designed some amazing posters to share their knowledge with others.   In Y3 they revised the SMART rules and focused on the importance of always telling a trusted adult if they see or hear something that they do not like.     In Y2 they have been reading and discussing the Digi-Duck series o

Ash Wednesday:

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  Ash Wednesday on March 14 th marks the beginning of the Season of Lent. It is a season of penance, reflection, and fasting that prepares us for Christ’s Resurrection on Easter Sunday, through which we attain redemption. Ash Wednesday comes from the ancient Jewish tradition of penance and fasting. The practice includes the wearing of ashes on the head. The ashes symbolise the dust from which God made us. As the priest applies the ashes to a person's forehead, he speaks the words: "Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return. It is important to remember that Ash Wednesday is a day of penitential prayer and fasting.  

Early Years - Online Safety Starts Early

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  Internet Matters have a wonderful set of resources on their website specifically for schools and parents of early years children. The resources are a four-episode series covering good habits, being mindful, device safety and digital chats. You can find all the resources HERE .   Free APP for EYFS: CBeebies Little Learners App is a new learning app from BBC Bitesize and CBeebies which puts the fun into learning. Aimed at 2-4 year-olds, the app launched earlier this week. It  is free to download with no adverts or in-app purchases and children can play independently and offline, wherever they are. It's packed with free CBeebies and BBC Bitesize games and videos featuring CBeebies characters, and all the activities are based on the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum. CLICK HERE .