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Monthly Archives: May 2014

DDay Projects are Amazing!

I wanted to show you all the D-Day projects that Year 4 had made.

We were so impressed, there are many, many hours of work represented in this photo. What was almost as impressive was the originality and variation in the projects themselves; we had a tank cake, a recording of a song, model replicas and […]

May 15th, 2014|

Under 11/10 Rounders v Abbotsholme

Smallwood Manor: 25                   5: Abbotsholme

The under 11s played Abbotsholme under beautiful blue skies and both the sun and team Smallwood were still smiling at the end of the afternoon.  Team Smallwood lost the toss and were sent into bat.  In a twist to the normal rounders rules, both teams started with a score of […]

May 14th, 2014|

Butter Making

Reception had a great time making their own butter on Friday. It was lots of hard work but they enjoyed tasting it on some bread. I hope you enjoyed your little sample over the weekend!

May 11th, 2014|

Great Thinking and Teamwork!

Pre-Prep 2 have worked very hard this week on maps. They have been finding out about the countries of Europe and discovered that maps do change! Maps of Europe at the start of World War Two are not the same as maps now!

The children displayed great stickability, teamability, thinkability, […]

May 10th, 2014|

Revision Notes

Dear Form 5,

Well done on all your hard work revising this week. We are all very impressed with your attitude and effort towards your studies. I am very proud of the outstanding hard work that has been put into the English work this week, although this is an area that is difficult to study, […]

May 8th, 2014|

Robin Hood, Robin Hood riding through Smallwood…

Well who knows…he may well have done according to information Year 6 has

been finding out about the famous legend.

There is the old poem ‘The Birth of Robin Hood’ – set at Tutbury Castle in east Staffordshire.

There is the ‘MaidMarion’ character who features in the annual […]

May 6th, 2014|

Lest We Forget ..

The country, and indeed the world, will soon turn its thoughts to remembering D-Day. It will be an important time. For some, it will evoke memories they would rather forget, such will be the trauma they experienced then and re-live each year; we who benefit from their bravery and courage must never forget to honour […]

May 6th, 2014|

A Magical Musical Medley

What a great afternoon we all had on Thursday when Smallwood and Denstone’s wind band got together to perform for us.  The musicians were amazing and the atmosphere in the gym was superb.  Everybody enjoyed  ‘Smoke on the Water’, ‘Sweet Caroline’ and were very enthusiastic participating to the song ‘Tequila’.  The singing was a delight to hear […]

May 4th, 2014|

Under 11/10 Rounders v The Elms

Smallwood Manor: 17    14: The Elms

Smallwood Manor Under 11s travelled to The Elms with an U11 team that looked so very different to the team that first played together as under 8s.  Smallwood lost the toss and were put into bat, however, this did not phase team Smallwood.  Captain Abi, taking centre stage as the […]

May 3rd, 2014|
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