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The Stepney Star Daily Diary
Here is the News...
March 2016

25.3.16
School Closed For Easter
The School is now closed for the Easter Holidays. May we wish everyone a healthy and relaxing break.

Parents'/Carers' Consultation Days !
Whenever we have these consultation events, teachers hand out questionnaires to fill in. The ones we have been using during the last two years are a little more detailed than previous ones, as we have rewritten them to include all of the questions that appear on the official Ofsted 'Parents' View' site. Parents may fill in our questionnaire and/or fill in the online Ofsted site. Please click here for the hard copy questionnaire.

Results of the Spring 2016 Parents'/Carers' Consultations!
The results and all the comments made are as follows (we have substituted XXX for pupils' names). On occasions, some questions were left blank:
1. My child is happy at this school

I strongly agree

I agree

I am undecided

I disagree

I strongly disagree

40

14

 

Comments   
"She  is always looking forward to school”
“My child is very happy, always smiling & saying everything about their day”
“Not a school problem, my son would like to have friends”


2. My child feels safe at this school

I strongly agree

I agree

I am undecided

I disagree

I strongly disagree

38

17

 

 





Comments
  
"Not shown any sign of not feeling safe”
“Yes, security here is good + kids can’t leave here with anyone else without telephone call”


3. My child makes good progress at this school

I strongly agree

I agree

I am undecided

I disagree

I strongly disagree

41

14

 





Comments
   
"Learning good in their own pace”


4. My child is well looked after at this school

I strongly agree

I agree

I am undecided

I disagree

I strongly disagree

40

15

 

 





Comments
"Always happy”



5. My child is taught well at this school

I strongly agree

I agree

I am undecided

I disagree

I strongly disagree

40

14

 

 





Comments
   
"She is learning to be more independent”
“My child tells me stuff that they learnt during school & I’m happy”


6. My child receives appropriate homework for their age

I strongly agree

I agree

I am undecided

I disagree

I strongly disagree

38

19

2

 

Comments 
"I love this school”
“He doesn’t receive homework yet” (a nursery pupil)
“My child enjoys school and is settled in well and learning very well”


7. This school makes sure its pupils are well behaved

I strongly agree

I agree

I am undecided

I disagree

I strongly disagree

35

19

 

 





Comments
   


8. This school deals effectively with bullying

I strongly agree

I agree

I am undecided

I disagree

I strongly disagree

35

17

 





Comments
   
"XXX came home with a big swollen bruise on his leg and said he was kicked at school. I asked the teacher and they were unaware. XXX must have cried a lot as his leg was swollen"
“N/A”
“No”


9. This school is well led and managed

I strongly agree

I agree

I am undecided

I disagree

I strongly disagree

37

14

 





Comments
   
"Very friendly staff”
“Yes”


10. This school responds well to any concerns I raise

I strongly agree

I agree

I am undecided

I disagree

I strongly disagree

37

17

 





Comments
   
“Every concern raised has been dealt with appropriately”
“I’m very happy with this”
“Excellent Response”


11. I receive valuable information from the school about my child’s progress

I strongly agree

I agree

I am undecided

I disagree

I strongly disagree

40

14

 





Comments
   
"I am given regular about my child’s progress & things to work on”
“Leaflets always given”


12. Would you recommend this school to another parent?
          

I strongly agree

I agree

I am undecided

I disagree

I strongly disagree

40

12

 





Comments
"Keep up the good work”
“Loves school”
“Yes”

We have also recorded who attended our consultation days so far...

Class

How many children were reported on

Pupils on role in phase

%age
seen

Mum

Dad

Carer

Grand
parent

Other

Total adults seen

Nursery
Reception

14
22

19
29

74%
76%

14
18

2
4

 

 

2
3

18
25

Year 1 
Year 2

19
23

30
29

63%
79%

14
19

4
6

 

3
2

22
27

Year 3
Year 4

16
14

29
29

55%
48%

12
13

5
3

 

 

 

17
16

Year 5
Year 6

19
25

30
30

63%
83%

18
17

4
3

 

 


3

22
23

 

 

 

 

 

 

24.3.16
Last Day of the Spring Term Today
As it is Good Friday tomorrow, the school will be closed for Easter at the end of today.

Another Good Morning for the Kelvin 6
Mrs Wilde took a group of our year 6 pupils to Kelvin Hall school this morning for a variety of exciting and challenging maths activities for our more able mathematicians. These pupils have been attending the after school maths sessions at Kelvin Hall this spring and have called themselves the 'Kelvin 6'. Once again, the maths teachers at the high school were brilliant. Many thanks to everyone at Kelvin who contributed to this event. It is very much appreciated.

Spring Fayre
We concluded the spring term with a fayre. With stalls, games, hotdogs and face-painting, it was a fitting way to end another busy term. In total, we raised £313.41.

Attendance Figures
Our attendance is struggling at the moment to get above 95% but it has been a much more positive week with many classes having full attendance again.
Please click here to see the line graph which shows the attendance patterns.

Those Pupils with 100% this week 
The following figures show the percentage of pupils achieving 100% attendance for the this week. The arrows show whether this is higher or lower than last week or they stayed the same. 
Foundation Stage: 80%-(6 pupils didn't achieve 100%)  
Year 1: 66.00%↓(8 pupils didn't)
Year 2: 78.50%↓(6 pupils didn't)
Year 3: 58.62%↓(12 pupils didn't)
Year 4: 83.33%-- (5 pupils didn't)
Year 5: 70.00%↓(9 pupils didn't) 
Year 6: 60.00%↓(12 pupils didn't)
Whole School Average: 70.93%↓(58 didn't have 100% attendance compared with 38 pupils last week) 

Class Attendance !
The following figures show each class’s overall attendance figures for the week. We have been affected by the sickness virus, which has swept across the nation this week. There have been days when we have had many pupils off, with parents reporting that they are being sick. Hopefully, the Easter holidays have come at just the right time to help stop the spread of this throughout the rest of the school. The arrows show whether this is higher or lower than last week or they stayed the same. This week, the attendance has improved.
Foundation Stage: 90.09%↓
Year 1: 82.08%↓
Year 2: 90.52%↓
Year 3: 77.59%↓
Year 4: 92.24%↓
Year 5: 84.58%↓
Year 6: 74.58%↓
Whole School Average: 94.20%↓

Summer Term Dates
We start back to school on Monday 11th April.
We are closed for May Day on Monday 2nd May 2016.
We close for the half term holiday on Friday 27th May 2016.
We reopen on Monday 6th June and finish the school year on Friday 22nd July 2016.

Summer Term Assemblies
21st April 2016 - Attendance Awards for the Spring term
28th April 2016 - EYFS
5th May 2016 - Phase 1 & 2
12th May 2016 - Phase 3 & 4
19th May 2016 - Phase 5 & 6

Summer Term Exhibitions
23rd June 2016 - EYFS
30th June 2016 - Phase 1 & 2
7th July 2016 - Phase 3 & 4
14th July 2016 - Attendance Awards for the Summer term & Whole School Year

23.3.16
Star Reader Winners:
This Week's Winners are:
Year 1 Tasnim
Year 2 Jacob
Year 3 Warren
Year 4 Deborah
Year 5 Sunny
Year 6 Sebastian

Star Reader Presentation
Cara produced a well-crafted and detailed powerpoint presentation for the school, all about her favourite author R.L.Stine, the creator the Goosebumps books. Cara spoke clearly, adding humour to her assembly and took and answered questions from pupils. Well done, Cara!

22.3.16
Science Week

Mrs Brocklebank and Ms Saint, out science coordinators had organised a brilliant week of events for our pupils. In all classrooms, teachers have been preparing experiments and investigations for pupils to take part in with the remit to have ones which instil pupils with awe and wonder. The culmination of this has been for pupils to bring in science projects, which they have made at home. We had a large and varied away of entries for this, involving research projects, posters, working models and presentations. The winners are listed on the back of this newsletter.

Science Week Competition Winners                     
EYFS Alisha & Fadak       
Year 1 Sofia
Year 2  Kian
Year 3  Aleksander
Year 4  Vaishali
Year 5 Stelina
Year 6 Seraphimna

Mayan Headdress Making in Year 5 & 6 
As part of their work on the Mayan civilisation, years 5 & 6 held their exhibitions in the classroom and used it for art and craft sessions. Parents and carers joined their children to make some gorgeous headdresses from this ancient culture. It was a great afternoon and brilliant to see adults and children working well together to produce some stunning outcomes.

Phase 3/4 Exhibition
Not to be outdone by their neighbours in phase 5/6, the year 3 and 4 classes also welcomed parents for an afternoon making some ingenious working card posters. It was a veritable hive of industry, involving lots of cutting, sticking and decorating. Many thanks to all who attended.

21.3.16
Mighty Maths Winners

This week's winners are:
Year 1 Harley
Year 2 Esther
Year 3 Aleksander
Year 4 Maliik
Year 5 Hanar
Year 6 Seraphimna

Netball Success
We hosted two netball matches against Clifton Primary School this evening. Our team played really well and won both matches. The first match was 9v1 to Stepney and the second one 8v0 to us. Well done to everyone who competed for their school. A superb effort!

18.3.16
Academy Consultation
The Governing Body wishes to explain the future development plans for the school and to invite questions and comments from parents and carers to help shape those developments.
Over recent months, leaders at Stepney Primary have been working on ideas to further develop and ensure the future success of the school. This has included work to support other cooperative trust schools on an informal basis and this has proved to be valuable in developing the skills of our own staff.
Since the General Election, the education landscape has changed considerably and over the next few years it is likely that all schools will become academies.  Rather than standing alone, it is likely that they will join other academies as formal partners in what is known as a “Multi Academy Trust” (MAT).  This process can be by choice or by external direction. At this stage, Stepney Primary is in a strong position to convert to Academy status with the capacity and capability to be a valuable part of a MAT.
Following extensive meetings over the last few months, the Governing Body is now moving towards the conversion of the school to Academy status from September 2016.  The benefits of converting include, having greater independence to make decisions in the best interests of our students, the opportunity to work in effective partnerships with other schools across all education phases and greater autonomy and control of finances with increased opportunities to recruit and retain high quality staff. 
In working with other schools as part of a MAT, the aim would be to share common goals, to work under shared guiding principles, to draw on each school’s strengths to tackle areas of development and respond robustly to any challenges.
Any collaboration would always place pupil aspiration and achievement at its heart so that our Cooperative ethos and values combine to give the best educational offer to pupils and the best chance for them to reach their potential. Further benefits of a MAT include;
- Sharing best practice in teaching and learning across all education phases
- Joint training, development and career opportunities for staff
- Increased opportunities to recruit, develop and retain high quality staff across the MAT
- Financial gain via shared expertise in HR, finance and governance
To reassure parents and carers, the ethos, the dress code and the staffing at Stepney Primary will not be greatly affected and the relentless drive for educational improvement will remain.
To see a copy of this letter with an attached initial “Question and Answer” sheet for your information, please click here.  This is also posted on our website. You can submit any further questions to admin@stepney.hull.sch.uk  with the title “Consultation”.  An open meeting for parents and carers will be held on Wednesday 13th April 2016 at 5pm,at which we can address any further questions or concerns that you may have.
Yours Sincerely
Lee Morfitt
Chair of Governors

Sports Relief
We had a fun day with everyone coming in their favourite sports team kits and paying to raise money for this worthwhile cause. We raised £484.23 for this charity.

 

Star of the Week
This week's winners are:
EYFS Alisha & Rubaiya
Year 1 Tasnim
Year 2  Wiktoria
Year 3 Jackson
Year 4 Fatma
Year 5 Maleeka
Year 6 Zuzanna

Stem for Science Week
All through this week, our pupils have been looking at different science experiments and activities. This has been a chance for pupils to explore fascinating science problems. On Monday, we had a lady from STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) come into school. She worked with the four classes in Key Stage 2, exploring magnetism. All the pupils controlled models via magnets through their tables. It was great fun! As Mahdiyah had said “I have really enjoyed this first visitor who came in. It was mind-blowing when we saw the magnets floating. I really liked the car racing (not with actual cars but with flat, paper cars moving with a magnetic force!) I hope the rest of the National Science Week is just as good!” 

Parents' Consultation Sessions
Hopefully, everyone has had the opportunity to arrange times to meet with teachers for the spring 'parents consultation sessions'. These are valuable occasions and we would urge all parents to attend. If you have not managed to see the teacher and still wish to do so, please see him/her at the end of the school day or contact our school office on 01482 343690.

Attendance Figures
Our attendance is struggling at the moment to get above 95% but it has been a much more positive week with many classes having full attendance again.
Please click here to see the line graph which shows the attendance patterns.

Those Pupils with 100% this week 
The following figures show the percentage of pupils achieving 100% attendance for the this week. The arrows show whether this is higher or lower than last week or they stayed the same. 
Foundation Stage: 80%-(6 pupils didn't achieve 100%)  
Year 1: 80.00%-(6 pupils didn't)
Year 2: 82.14%-(5 pupils didn't)
Year 3: 93.10%↑(2 pupils didn't)
Year 4: 83.33%↓(5 pupils didn't)
Year 5: 83.33%↓(5 pupils didn't) 
Year 6: 90.00%↓(3 pupils didn't)
Whole School Average: 84.56%↓(32 didn't have 100% attendance compared with 38 pupils last week) 

Class Attendance !
The following figures show each class’s overall attendance figures for the week. The arrows show whether this is higher or lower than last week or they stayed the same. This week, the attendance has improved.
Foundation Stage: 91.03%↑
Year 1: 90.33%↓
Year 2: 93.10%↑
Year 3: 95.07%↑
Year 4: 95.86%↑
Year 5: 91.33%↓
Year 6: 95.33%↓
Whole School Average: 94.54%↓

17.3.16
Sports Relief Mile

We have had a brilliant morning for Sports Relief. With the weather being sunny and fairly warm, the conditions were ideal for the pupils to walk or run around the 1 mile course. There were five other schools there and we had some successes in terms of winners. Deborah in year 4 came first in her race, with Al-Horr third in his. Everyone else completed the course in good time. Please will you send sponsorship money into school so we may send this off to the charity organisers. Many thanks go to Mr Ingram for organising our teams.

16.3.16
Rainbow Writers Winners
This Week's Winners were:
Year 1 Judyta
Year 2 Martyna
Year 3 Blake
Year 4 Zeen
Year 5 Faye
Year 6 Dominik

Science Week Competition
Mrs Brocklebank and Ms Saint have announced a competition for Science Week, which starts next Monday.
15.3.16
Sports Relief
PMr Ingram has been busy organising the events for Thursday's Sport Relief activities. Here are copies of the flyers that have gone out:


14.3.16
Mighty Maths Winners

This week's winners are:
Year 1 Mateusz
Year 2 Kian
Year 3 Maria
Year 4 Muna
Phase 5/6 Liliana & Mahdiyah 

Easter Holiday Rugby Coaching
We have received the following advert for rugby coaching. Please click on the image to see a large version of this.

11.3.16
School Closed Today

Please note that the school is closed for a training day. We reopen as usual on Monday morning.

10.3.16
Attendance Figures
Please click here to see the line graph which shows the attendance patterns.

Those Pupils with 100% this week 
The following figures show the percentage of pupils achieving 100% attendance for the this week. The arrows show whether this is higher or lower than last week or they stayed the same. 
Foundation Stage: 80%↓(6 pupils didn't achieve 100%)  
Year 1: 80.00%↓(6 pupils didn't)
Year 2: 82.14%↓(5 pupils didn't)
Year 3: 88.88%↑(3 pupils didn't)
Year 4: 86.66%↑(4 pupils didn't)
Year 5: 86.66%↓(4 pupils didn't) 
Year 6: 93.33%-  (2 pupils didn't)
Whole School Average: 85.38%↓(30 didn't have 100% attendance compared with 38 pupils last week) 

Class Attendance !
The following figures show each class’s overall attendance figures for the week. The arrows show whether this is higher or lower than last week or they stayed the same. This week, the attendance has improved.
Foundation Stage: 87.50%↓
Year 1: 90.83%↓
Year 2: 93.97%↓
Year 3: 94.44%↓
Year 4: 95.42%↑
Year 5: 94.17%↑
Year 6: 98.33%*↑
Whole School Average: 94.60%↓

Puntuality
We have noticed there are a few classes which are having problems with punctuality. Schools starts at 8.55am and pupils should be here at this time. Lessons start straight away. Sometimes, we are having pupils wandering in at 9.20am or later. Teachers and pupils will already be into their first lessons so any children coming in are missing out on the start of the lesson, when teachers are explaining to pupils what is being done in that session. Please ensure your children are on time to school. May we remind you that we run a breakfast club, which pupils may attend from 8am onwards.

Foundation Stage Exhibition
We had another great exhibition this morning. Our EYFS staff and pupils welcome parents and carers to share their latest work. As always, we gave out questionnaires to parents and carers who joined us today for their children's exhibition. These are all the comments we had back (we have replaced pupils' names with XXX):

What did you enjoy about it?
"All of it”
“I enjoyed the morning because you are tried very hard to make our kids happy. I was enjoyed because my son was happy to show his working of me”
“I enjoyed letting my son show me around and also plenty of activities well fit into the theme”
“I enjoy because the children got the confidence to do things themselves”
“XXX did enjoy all of it”
“I enjoyed joining in all the activities with XXX and watching her be creative”
“Very good plays”
“Enjoyed the time with my daughter helping her drawing ginger bread man”
“I enjoy spending time with my son”
“Good”
“I enjoyed a lit, I could see how my daughter is doing in school and how she enjoying everything. The teachers are very kind with the kids. I can see that I’m very happy to see that”
“To improve her skills to do something with a fun time and socially with each other. I really like that”
“I enjoyed this morning, making biscuits and playing with the children”
“I really enjoyed watching XXX playing with friends and interacting with this brother”
“I was with my daughter more time in the school and I saw how she like it. I hope we can do again soon”

How could we improve it?
"Nothing. It was excellent. Good one on one time with my middle child”
“All really well organised”
“The childrens was happy. No reason to improve”
“Keep up the great work”
“My child is happy”
“Making more get togethers like that”
“I happy”
“Your organising are very well”
“You are doing well. I just thankful about it”
“I don’t think you could improve anything children are all happy”

Spring Fayre 
On Thursday 24th March (the day we break up for Easter) we are having a Spring Fayre between 3.15pm and 4.15pm Stalls will including an Easter Egg Hunt, Books, Balloon Burst, Hot Dogs, Clothes, Cakes and Face Painting.

Easter Egg Hunt
Please see this advert for a great Easter Egg Hunt

Cricket Event Advert
We have received this advert for an Easter Cricket Camp.

9.3.16
World Book Day - 5 Sentence Story Winners
Last week, Miss Atkinson set a challenge as part of World Book Day. This was to write a mini story in only five sentences. There were some brilliant entries and the winners were chosen today:
Year 1 Sofia
Year 2 Sarkar
Year 3 Gracie
Year 4 Courtney
Year 5 Piotr
Year 6 Julia
Also, true to her word, Madiha delivered the assembly presentation with her powerpoint. In keeping with her predecessors, it was excellent! Many thanks, Madiha

8.3.16
Celebrating International Women's Dayl
In the assembly this morning, we were discussing the importance of being able to vote in elections and to have our say. This linked in well to 'International Women's Day', which is always on the 8th March. As Mr Browning explained, this started in 1909 as 'National Women's Day' as part of the Suffragette movement's drive to give women the vote. Pupils were told about the sometimes desperate acts that women undertook to being able to vote, and about how things have changed over the years, including a woman becoming prime minister and the present US presidential campaign, in which Hilary Clinton is bidding to become the first woman to be the President.

7.3.16
Stepney is a Breastfeeding Friendly School
We are delighted to announce that we are now an official Breastfeeding Friendly School. A full explanation about this may be seen by looking at our new Breastfeeding Friendly School Policy, which is available on the policies page of our school website. Please click here to access the policy.

Humberside Unwanted Shoes Appeal 2016
World Record Attempt
Humberside Fire Brigade will be collecting old unwanted shoes (any kind or size) for Hull Homeless Outreach’s world record attempt in Hull during Summer 2016. Please bring shoes bagged up and leave at the following donation points by 1st June 2016
Donation Point- All Hull Libraries.   

Mighty Maths Winners
This week's winners are:
Year 1 - Marta
Year 2 - Klaudia
Phase 3/4 - Ayanle & Michal
Year 5 - Amelia
Year 6 - Honya                                      

Scouts on Tuesday

Following last Thursday's assembly about the new Scout group, which is taking place at the former Endeavour School Sports Centre, now called the Steve Prescott Sports Centre, Rachel Rushmer has emailed us electronic versions of the leaflets that she showed to our pupils. Please click here to open a copy of the leaflet and application form for this group. May we remind you that the first meeting is on Tuesday 8th March between 6.30pm and 8pm.

4.3.16
Stars of the Week
EYFS Zuzanna    
Year 1 Yu Tong
Year 2 Dominik
Year 3 Maria
Year 4 Carla
Year 5 Rejoice
Year 6 Honya

Potatoes
Today, we gave out seed potatoes, growing sacks and instructions to 21 families who wish to take part in our potato growing competition. May we remind you that the rules of the competition state that they have to be planted on Friday 11th March. Good luck with your spuds!

Attendance Figures
Our attendance is struggling at the moment to get above 95% but it has been a much more positive week with many classes having full attendance again.
Please click here to see the line graph which shows the attendance patterns.

Those Pupils with 100% this week 
The following figures show the percentage of pupils achieving 100% attendance for the this week. The arrows show whether this is higher or lower than last week or they stayed the same. 
Foundation Stage: 70%↓(9 pupils didn't achieve 100%)  
Year 1: 93.33%↑  (2 pupils didn't)
Year 2: 92.85%↑  (2 pupils didn't)
Year 3: 85.18%↓  (4 pupils didn't)
Year 4: 80.00%↓  (6 pupils didn't)
Year 5: 90.00%↓  (3 pupils didn't) 
Year 6: 93.33%-   (2 pupils didn't)
Whole School Average: 86.38%↓  (28 didn't have 100% attendance compared with 38 pupils last week) 

Class Attendance !
The following figures show each class’s overall attendance figures for the week. The arrows show whether this is higher or lower than last week or they stayed the same. This week, the attendance has improved.
Foundation Stage: 87.93%↓
Year 1: 97.92%*↑ 
Year 2: 97.41%*↑ 
Year 3: 96.30%↓ 
Year 4: 91.67%↓ 
Year 5: 93.33%↓ 
Year 6: 97.92%*↓ 
Whole School Average: 94.62%-  

3.3.16
Exciting News from the Scouting Movement
In today's assembly, Rachel Rushmer from the Scouting Movement announced that a brand new Scouting Group is being set up in the former Endeavour School Sports Centre, which is just around the corner from our school! Next Tuesday, they are having a free open evening to welcome anyone who might be interested. There will be 'Beavers', 'Cubs' and 'Scout' groups to cover all the age ranges. Rachel showed a powerpoint presentation showing the many fun activities that their groups get up to. It also showed famous poeple who have been scouts including Mark Walliams, Richard Hammond, Jamie Oliver, Barak Obama, as well as those who are still involved. The Duchess of Cambridge runs a group in Sandringham and Bear Grylls is the current 'Chief Scout' in the United Kingdom. After showing some of the badges that scouts can achieve, Rachel explained that the meeting will be between 6.30pm and 8pm on Tuesday 8th March. Our school supports this as it will provide a much needed after schools organisation for all the children in this area. We urge you to go and have a look, if your child is keen! Contact Rachel on  07961 476572 or email her on rachel.rushmer@scouts.org,uk

Phase 1-2 Exhibition
We have had a wonderful exhibition morning for years 1 and 2, which gave parents and carers chance to look at their children’s work and take part in some craft activities with them. There have been a number of changes to the other exhibition dates:

Spring Term Exhibitions 

10th March 2016 - EYFS (morning)
21st March 2016 - Year 5 (afternoon)
22nd March 2016 - Year 6 (afternoon)
23rd March 2016 - Phase 3/4 (morning)

Parents' Views
As always, we gave out questionnaires to parents and carers who joined us today for their children's exhibition. These are all the comments we had back (we have replaced pupils' names with XXX):

What did you enjoy about it?
"I have had fantastic time with my child this morning"
"I enjoyed spending time with XXX and seeing all his work"
"I enjoyed that we made stuff"
"Yes"
"I enjoyed everything this morning"
"Activities I'm very happy"
"Activities"
"Lots to do, informative & my daughter & all the other children seemed to thoroughly enjoy the morning"
"Helping XXX to make his shadow puppet was excellent, although he did leave it up to me in the end"
"All of it"
"It was very nice time with my child. We worked together. XXX was very excited"
"I enjoy looking at XXX work and cutting out shad puppet, and seeing what she done in school"
"I am enjoy this exhibition with my daughter XXX it very nice exhibition I had very good time"
"I enjoyed be with my daughter this morning and doing some work and reading the stories and I'm happy with the atmosphere in the classroom. Lots of talking and sharing and good exchange between teacher and pupils"

How could we improve it?
"It was fantastic time with kids"
"Just keep up the good work"
"More materials"
"Maybe more space"
"In my opinion, everything was excellent"
"I very happy about what I've seen. The only thing that I noticed that the classroom is too small for numbers of pupils. Thank you"

World Book Day
Pupils brought along their favourite books today as it is World Book Day. Miss Atkinson had announced in her assembly on Wednesday about the book tokens that were being given out so that pupils can claim a title for just £1 from a range of books. We are also having a competition within school, with books for prizes. Our pupils are really keen on reading so this was a great day to celebrate this brilliant pastime.

2.3.16
International Pupil Council
Mr Browning led the latest IPC meeting this afternoon at Bricknell Primary School. This is the group which he and Francis Mason from Freetown, Sierra Leone set up to foster children talking to each other ind in different continents and discussing issues. Our pupil representatives accompanying him were Bartek, Dominik and Lewis from year 6. They first listened to Mrs Guthrie, the Global Schools Partnership lead teacher, who has recently been to Freetown. While she was there, she was part of their IPC meeting and brought back an assignment for the Hull IPC pupils to do, namely to see which countries they would like to visit before they reach 25. After all the pupils from many different Hull schools, wrote down their own preferences, they arranged themselves in groups and produced graphs and charts showing the results of this survey. Both from the African pupils and Hull pupils, the USA was the top destination. Europe came second, with England heading this group. The next task was to discuss 'Water Vulnerability'. In Africa, water shortage and contamination of water is a huge problem. Our pupils discussed what are the root causes of this problem and what the solutions could be. It was a great afternoon!

1.3.16
Sports Relief Is Coming Soon
Mr Ingram, our PE coordinator, led today's assembly. He told the pupils that on Thursday 17th March, they will take part in a sponsored walk event around the field at the former Endeavour Sports Centre to raise money for this charity. Forms will be sent out in due course. We hope we can raise a lot of money for this excellent cause.

 

   

 

Stepney Primary School
Beverley Road, HULL, HU5 1JJ.
Headteacher: Mr P Browning
Tel: 01482 343690
Fax: 01482 348681
E-mail: admin@stepney.hull.sch.uk
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