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Monthly Archives: November 2013


Exciting Win for the Under 8/9 Girls

On Wednesday November 27th all of the Year 3 and Year 4 girls travelled to Ashby de la Zouch for a game of hockey on an enclosed pitch with a rubber crumb surface. With slightly amended rules, each team had a goalkeeper in the D where no other player was allowed to encroach. As such […]

November 28th, 2013|

A Fantastic Christmas Fair!

The Friends of Smallwood hosted a fabulous Christmas Fair on Saturday. A huge variety of stalls were on offer enabling many of us to get ahead with some of our Christmas shopping whilst the children were entertained by a variety of quizzes and puzzles. Years 5 & 6 did us all proud, offering their time to help […]

November 27th, 2013|

Food Committee 2013-2014

The Food Committee 2013-2014

Here they are:

Keen and committed to improving your food!

Hot off the press…….. Well done to Camilla and Robbie for the design of the new Mini Menu.

November 26th, 2013|

Winter Wildlife Club Fun and Frolics

I so enjoy wildlife club. It seems we have a winning combination of spectacular surroundings and club members with overwhelming enthusiasm for the outdoors.

We do go outside every week, as the nights draw in we are becoming increasingly reliant on our torches to navigate. I thought you’d all like to see some of our brilliant torch […]

November 26th, 2013|

Thrilling Draw for the U11/10 B Team

U11/10 ‘B’ Hockey v Abbotsholme

Everybody had some great moments in this game. In defence, despite the cold, Isabella S. volunteered to stay at sweeper for the whole of the game, making some nice clears to the sides whilst McKenzie was keen to stay at left back where she also made some good tackles and passes […]

November 22nd, 2013|

Senior Girls Back on Track with Another Fine Win

U11/10 ‘A’  Hockey v Abbotsholme

Rain nearly put paid to this fixture on Wednesday November 20th but a great opportunity to field both the A and B team couldn’t be missed so the game went ahead and we all enjoyed a good old fashioned run around in the mud!

With Caitlin and Abi patrolling at the back, […]

November 22nd, 2013|

Under 10s Achieve Exciting Win

U10 RUGBY V The Elms

The U10’s had their first match against the Elms last Wednesday.

The team was ably led by Charlie who was playing out of position in the scrum to give a little more strength to the scrum and he did an excellent job.

The game was fast and furious with end to […]

November 21st, 2013|

Unbeaten Run Ended in Tough Game

U11/10 Hockey v Chase Grammar

On Tuesday November 19th an U11/10 team travelled to the astro pitch at Chase Park for a match against Chase Grammar. It was a bitterly cold day and the girls needed to wrap up warm.

The game was played in quarters and by the first interval the score was still level at […]

November 21st, 2013|

Year 5 Science: Studying Shadows

In Science we have been learning about the orbits of the Earth and the moon, how day and night occur and how the apparent movement of the sun causes shadows to change throughout the day. The children had a great lesson exploring how the direction and angle of light can affect the size and length of […]

November 18th, 2013|

Special Shoeboxes!

Thank you to everyone who packed a shoebox.

I do not yet know the destination of our shoeboxes but I am sure that they will make this Christmas special for many children. Smallwood sent 62 boxes and they will bring so much happiness.

Thank you.

November 17th, 2013|
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