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School Values Awards 2019

2019-07-22T13:05:13+01:0022nd July, 2019|Foundation, Home, News, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6|

Congratulations to all our pupils who were awarded 'The School Values Award' at the Leavers Service last week.  Each teacher had a challenging time choosing a pupil who had demonstrated our school values this year.  Children were awarded a certificate and £5 Book House voucher.

Spectacular Sports day

2019-07-22T12:58:02+01:0022nd July, 2019|Foundation, Home, News, Sport, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6|

Sports day was for all children to enjoy both n0n-competitive sports in the morning, contrasting with a more traditional sports day in the afternoon.  The whole day of sporting events was held at the Junior site school field.  Thankfully the forecast rain didn't appear, leaving us to enjoy a perfect June day of sports. [...]

Shakespeare on Trial- performed by year’s 5 and 6

2019-07-22T11:30:58+01:0022nd July, 2019|Home, News, Year 5, Year 6|

As a spectacular finale for our year 5 and 6 topic the classes performed "Shakespeare on Trial' to a packed audience of parents, family and friends.  A special well done to everyone for learning so many lines- including actual Shakespearian speeches- plus braving the theatre lights and smoke machine on a few of the [...]

Fantastic Fundraising with Florrie from the Florence Nightingale hospice.

2019-07-19T12:21:15+01:0019th July, 2019|Home, News, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6|

Our Junior site were surprised this week with a guest appearance from 'Florrie' the Florence Nightingale charity bear!  Florrie presented certificates to Alfie and Freya, to say thank you for all our fundraising efforts. Back in February we all took part in a sponsored silence.  One of the charities children could choose to donate [...]

Cricket Tournament

2019-06-20T14:37:23+01:0020th June, 2019|Home, News, Sport, Year 5, Year 6|

This week saw the return of the annual Aylesbury primary school cricket tournament, held at our local club in Dinton.  Two teams represented Year 5 and 6- one girls and one boys.  Through the tournament one win was enjoyed by each team, followed by a few defeats.  Hopefully next year we will make the [...]

The Glorious Globe theatre

2019-06-07T20:16:03+01:007th June, 2019|Home, News, Year 5, Year 6|

As part of Year 5 and 6's 'Shakespeare' topic the classes were inspired by a trip to the Shakespeare Globe theatre, London.  We tiptoed through our guided tour of the theatre, as actors were busy rehearsing 'A Midsummers Nights Dream' on the stage- it was fascinating to see the actors being interrupted by the [...]

Sporting achievement at the ‘Year 6 Games’!

2019-05-24T14:20:38+01:0024th May, 2019|Home, News, Sport, Year 5, Year 6|

I am so proud of Year 6 and the Year 5s who took part in the Mandeville School Year 6 Games.  They represented the school with motivation, determination and team spirit.  Each participated in one of six sports: netball, football, hockey, tag rugby, end zone and handball.  A special well done to the hockey [...]

Just beat it- Drumming Performance.

2019-05-22T14:42:58+01:0022nd May, 2019|Clubs, Home, News, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6|

As Wednesday morning started there was a palpable ripple of excitement across the Junior site, as Mr Heard's drumming pupils performed at our annual assembly.  We were wowed by rock songs, from '80's hit 'Eye of the Tiger' to 'Imagine Dragons'.  A mixture of y4-y6 pupils have worked hard, through the expert tuition of [...]

Absolutely bats with years 5 and 6.

2019-05-03T16:00:15+01:003rd May, 2019|Home, News, Year 5, Year 6|

Years 5 and 6 enjoyed a visit from Maia and Marianne, Senior Ecologists from Eco-consult,  who gave an informative talk about UK wildlife, focusing on Bats.  Later we enjoyed a carousel of activities including: the moth life cycle, researching and identifying animal tracks, making a bat mobile and how to identify a bird from [...]