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READ ALL ABOUT IT- LIBRARY RELAUNCH!!

Over the past few months Mrs Dale and other staff members have undertaken the enormous task of auditing, sorting and organising all of the library books in the school, so that they could be classified in a way that makes it really easy for pupils and staff to find the books that they are looking for.

We are pleased to announce that the new library facilities are now... OPEN!

As well as using the library during school time Year 2 will begin borrowing a book a week to take home after half-term and Year 1 will also have this opportunity later in the year.

An enormous thank you to Mrs Dale for all of her hard work, watch this space for Library Monitors, who will share the responsibility of keeping our beautiful library well organised and tidy.

The school community came together to celebrate Harvest on October 10th.

 

Year 1 and 2 children performed to an absolutely packed hall, with the generous donations of food and items displayed behind them. Each class presented a poem, song or piece and Year 2 readers gave the audience useful information, as well as giving thanks for the food that we are lucky enough to enjoy.

The harvest donations were then collected by Riverside Vineyard Church to be distributed to families in need.

Thank you very much for all of your contributions. Again this event links to all three of our School Drivers: Real Life Experience, Community and Emotional Literacy.

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Year 2 started the new year with a fantastic coffee morning in September to raise money for MacMillan Cancer Support.

 

The children drew up posters to advertise the event, baked cakes and jam tarts and practised their mathematical skills, so that they could collect the right money and give out change. Parents and carers filled the hall and it was a really lovely social way to start the day.

Huge congratulations to Year 2 who raised £ 198.58  and showed how our half-term focus "Be kind" could be put into action. This event also links to all three of our School Drivers: Real Life Experience, Community and Emotional Literacy.

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                          Thur 13 Sep 9:00am & 4:15pm - Nursery Induction Meetings

Fri 14 Sep - Nursery Parent and Child Sessions

Wed 19 Sep 9:00am - Yr 2 Curriculum Meeting

Fri 21 Sep 8:10am - Yr 1 & Yr 2 Scoot to School Breakfast & Car-less Event

Wed 26 Sep 8:50-9:20am - Maths Games Workshops for Parents/Carers

Fri 28 Sep 8:50am - MacMillan Yr 2 Coffee Event for Parents/Carers

Thur 4 Oct 9:00am - Purple Class Assembly for Parents/Carers

Fri 5 Oct 9:00am - Tapestry Meeting for Nursery and Reception Parents

Wed 10 Oct 9:00am - Harvest Festival for Yr 1 and Yr 2

Fri 12 Oct - Photograph Day

Mon 15 Oct - Thur 18 Oct - Black History Week

Mon 15 & Tue 16 Oct - Black History African Workshops

Wed 17 Oct 3:30-5:00pm - Parent Consultations

Thur 18 Oct 5:00-7:30pm - Parent Consultations

Fri 19 Oct - SCHOOL CLOSED

Mon 22 Oct - Fri 26 Oct - HALF TERM

 

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We are a “Get Reading. Keep Reading. Change Everything.” school.

We use the highly successful Read Write Inc. Phonics programme to teach our children to read, write and spell. Our children do well in the phonics screening check and by Year 2, the majority are fluent readers with the best chance of success in the KS1 tests.

Ruth Miskin Training recognise us for teaching the programme with fidelity and passion – we know what it takes to make reading and writing pleasurable and rewarding for our children.


This badge recognises that we:

  • Raise standards in reading and writing for our children
  • Are all expertly trained by Ruth Miskin Training
  • Gain the latest programme updates through regular visits from our Ruth Miskin Consultant Trainer
  • Support our most vulnerable readers with extra one-to-one teaching every day.

To visit the parent pages on the Ruth Miskin Training website go to: https://ruthmiskin.com/en/find-out-more/parents/

To sign up to the Ruth Miskin Training newsletter go to: https://ruthmiskin.com/en/find-out-more/hear-from-us/

You can also follow them on Facebook and Twitter.

July 2018

 

During the last week of term Year 2 said goodbye to Cardinal Road with an amazing show "The Bee Musical" which delighted and entertained audiences of children, (including Year 3 Victoria Junior School), staff, governors, parents  and the community. The performance ended with The Leavers Song and there was not a dry eye in the house! Governor Mr James then presented bookmarks for each Year 2 child. Thank you Year 2 we are really proud of you and good luck on your future journeys; remember to always Aim High!

The "Bee Musical" by Year 2.

Wednesday 11th July 2018

 

On Wednesday 11th July 2018 Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 were joined by the 30 hours Nursery children and the Speech and Language Workshop to watch an amazing production of "The Little Princess".

 

This was a great opportunity for all our children to experience some live theatre, some for the very first time.

 

The lighting, set and sound effects wowed the children and the actors were really engaging as they played many different characters, with lots of costume changes and different accents.

 

All the audience joined in with cheering on the good characters, booing the bad characters and singing along to some popular songs.

 

A big thank you to Cardinal Road FRIENDS who paid for this fantastic event with proceeds from all the fund raising efforts this year; we all had a lovely time! 

The Little Princess Production

The Little Princess Production 1 Amazing set and lighting, let the show begin!
The Little Princess Production 2 Little Princess Sophie with her doll Emily.
The Little Princess Production 3 Arriving at Miss Minchin's School.
The Little Princess Production 4 Lots of chances to boo, cheer, clap and sing!
The Little Princess Production 5 Wonderful backgrounds illustrated the story.
The Little Princess Production 6 The French teacher charming the Headmistress.
The Little Princess Production 7 A sad part of the show has the children gripped.
The Little Princess Production 8 The audience joins in to support poor Sophie.
The Little Princess Production 9 Mr Ramdas as the magic monkey character.
The Little Princess Production 10 Reception children sprinkle some magic dust.
The Little Princess Production 11 A happy ending as Sophie's father returns.

Thursday 1st March 2018

Animal Fu Workshops

 

We invited Mrs Fu to run Animal Fu workshops for each class in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2. We had lots of fun and learnt about how to keep our bodies healthy. Look at the photos to see the characters we met. Can you spot Mabu the Monkey and DJ Fin?

Thursday 8th February 2018

10 Year 2 pupils were invited to a borough Sports Day against many other schools in Hounslow at Cranford Community College. We took part in 6 different events throughout the day. We were in Lane 6, had our own zone to warm up and keep our belongings. The dome was huge and we loved every minute of our day. We did our best and were really proud of our achievements. We all received a special certificate of participation from Mrs Nowak during our whole school assembly.

CLASS READING MORNINGS

 

Why not come and share a book with your child during Reading Morning.

For more information please see the class Teacher.

 

LEARNING TO RESPECT WEEK

 

During our Learning to Respect Week, some members of the local community Police visited our school to give out information to Parents regarding the Borough's Learning to Respect Programme. 

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Nursery 2018 - 2019

 

We are able to offer 30 hour places for eligible children from 9am-3pm from

September 2018 during term time.  For more information visit:

 

http://fsd.hounslow.gov.uk/kb5/hounslow/fsd/home.page

 

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