What a fabulous week of weather!
It was touch and go as to whether our School Games Day took place because of the rain and state of the track but all was well. KS1/F held their events in the morning, with KS2 in the afternoon. There were a range of competitive and non-competitive events and the Pre-school and parents were also invited to join in. The obstacle race for KS1/F parents proved popular and competitive! Take a look at the article on our website to find out more and see many photos of the day.
So this was the start to a week of athletics. On Wednesday eighteen children, from Years 3-6, took part in the annual Plymouth Schools' Athletics Competition at Brickfields. There were around 52 schools with over 1000 athletes! The weather was glorious and so were our athletes efforts, coming away with a number of places in finals and positions in the top 3! Lewis (Y6) and Grace (Y3) both winning gold in the sprint finals, with Lewis winning this for the third year running! We even broke a record in the Vertical Jump, so now have a pupil on the record holders' list - well done to Aidan in Year 6. Our new sports' vests were admired and commented on by many and the even better thing was you could spot our runners and athletes at a distance. All eighteen pupils were brilliantly behaved and superb ambassadors of the school. All must be commended for their efforts and behaviour, For a fuller report and images of the day click BRICKFIELDS and follow us on our Wembury Primary and PSSP twitter feeds.
The end of the week saw training for Mr Chantler, Mrs Shepherd and Mr Bennett with Argyle - they now all hold the FA Primary Teachers Award. Well done to all three on passing on what was an energetic and action packed day.
Foundation Stage had a wonderful day, down at the beach, creating art and investigating the environment. They certainly had a WILD time with the Marine Centre and created lots of beautiful things! Each class, except Year 5, has had opportunity to work with the National Trust, Marine Centre and Devon Wildlife Trust. Next it will be the turn of Year 5, once the Local Authority approve the risk assessment, to do snorkelling - what amazing opportunities our pupils have had.
With all this wonderful, glorious sun, could you please ensure that your child comes to school with a hat, labelled sun-cream and plenty of water. Where possible we will spend as much time outside as we can, and obviously if they have been swimming sun-cream will have worn off! Unfortunately we are unable to apply the cream so we would be grateful if children could be shown how to apply, and if need be buddy up with a friend. We will obviously supervise as best we can as we want to ensure all pupils are able to enjoy the sun safely.
Last weekend also saw campers delight! FroWS organised a superb weekend of camping, (the BIG Family Camp Out) entertainment and competition. They were also blessed with wonderful weather so out came the water fight! Children were entertained and became circus acts for the day; balancing on a ball, stilt walking, rope climbing and spinning plates. Even some of the decorated 'camping venues' entertained the children with music and drawing, and the most popular being the Vets! Mrs Jenkins and Mrs Watts (Co-chair of governors) along with myself, judged the tents and camper vans. Highly commended were Isaac and William Bye's, Ethan John's and Phoebe Draper's, with the overall winner being the Vet practice - Hattie Morris, ably aided by Henri Carr. FroWS raised over £300 which is amazing. A special well done and thank you to Emma the Chair.
Don't forget MUFTI this Friday 23rd - filled jars or bottles for the Summer Fayre please. Let's hope this weather is now with us for the rest of the term?