Congratulations to the ten Y5/6 children who represented Abbey Road so brilliantly in the Rushcliffe Schools Cross-country Championships. Running against the best runners from across the borough Jacob stormed home to a brilliant second place, with Oliver, Hannah and Kirsten all finishing in the top twelve and therefore securing places to represent Rushcliffe in the [...]
Today we explored our new topic: The Great Fire of London. During our WOW Day, we investigated London as it was in 1666, through watching a video and describing the scenes we saw. We noticed that the city was over crowded and the the streets were gloomy and narrow with overhanging buildings. People dried [...]
Christmas is such a special time of year in a primary school - full of festive fun and happy events. Here is just a glimpse of Christmas, Abbey Road style!
Today we had a visit from Ros, who works for the RSPB. She came to help us identify different habitats around our school. We learnt orienteering skills of using a map to plot our position in the school grounds.
THANK YOU so much to everybody who kindly donated toys and other gifts for our School Council Toy Appeal. We collected an impressive twelve big bags of presents!! Here are some photographs of our busy School Council elves sorting all the presents... We donated six bags of presents to the Family Fostering Services [...]
We have been very busy this week rehearsing for our Christmas show; Away In a Manger! We cannot wait for you all to come and see it. Thank you for returning your slips letting us know how many seats you would like, as long as everyone comes on the day they stated, there will [...]
Early morning big breakfasts went down well. Suited and booted the day began: train rides, chapel visits, hide and seek in forest hideouts, steep climbs, lunch in quarries, den building, contemplating views and wading through crunchy leaves; all in the autumn sunshine. .
Blue skies and sunshine, grins and excitement, wellies and waterproofs; no uniforms for some! Forests and hills, maps and markers, streams and crayfish; more fun to come. Sunsets and night walks, postcards home, yummy food for dinner; late night chats were fun!
To celebrate Anti-Bullying Week 2018, Year 6 wrote a rap to help spread the message. Each group wrote a verse which was then performed as part of the whole rap. We hope you like it!
This year's theme for National Anti-Bullying Week is 'Choose Respect' and we have thought more about what this means by studying the wonderful picture book 'Do Unto Otters'. In the book, Rabbit is reminded that the way he treats others influences the way they will treat him and we have thought very carefully about [...]