November2015

Christmas Dinner

Date: November 30, 2015 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Wright

The school Christmas Dinner will on Tuesday 15th December – letters have been sent home to those children who normally bring a packed lunch into school.  Please note this will be the only option available on this day. Please return the reply slip if you wish your child to have a Christmas Dinner.

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Christmas Concert and Fayre

Date: November 30, 2015 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Wright

Make a note of the date! Our Christmas Concert and Fayre will take place on Wednesday 16th December with the concert starting at 10am followed by the fayre immediately afterwards.  Any donations such as raffle prizes, bric-a-brac, or cakes (sent in on the day) would be gratefully received.  You should have received a letter about…

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Robin Hood and Marian Theatre Visit

Date: November 30, 2015 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Uncategorized, Wright

On Friday 27th November a coach load of students and staff went to The New Vic Theatre in Basford to watch their seasonal production which this year is Robin Hood and Marian. Apparently they chose this story to honour the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta, which is this year.  Everyone enjoyed…

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Synapse puppet team

Date: November 26, 2015 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Wright

The Synapse youth workers visited school recently and led an assembly with their puppet team which was, as usual, enjoyed by all.  We were delighted to learn that they have recently been shortlisted for the Inspire Magazine Award and then invited to have afternoon tea in the Houses of Parliament.  This nomination is in recognition…

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Shoebox Appeal for Operation Christmas Child

Date: November 16, 2015 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Wright

A huge “THANK YOU” to everyone who so generously donated either a completed shoe box or items towards one.  Several classes had fun in school purchasing and packing their gifts.  25 Christmas shoe boxes were taken to the collection point, ready to be shipped abroad to those children who so desperately need a small gift…

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Children In Need

Date: November 16, 2015 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Wright

On Friday 13th November, Emily in Class 11 (with help from Mrs Williams in the office) organised a non-uniform day. Total collected currently stands at £110. Pudsey says “Well done everyone!”

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Armistice Day “Lest we Forget”

Date: November 12, 2015 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Wright

Students from Leek High and Springfield School joined our school together with members of local branches of The Royal British Legion who led us all in a very special Act of Remembrance.  A bugler played The Last Post and The Reveille.  Rev Richard Pope read a short poem and led us all in prayer.  Our guest…

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Remembrance Day Parade, Leek

Date: November 9, 2015 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Wright

To keep the balance even with local football clubs – Jack and Brandon laid a wreath on behalf of Leek Town FC at the “monument” in Leek on Sunday 8th November, accompanied by Mr Andrew Reeves.  Mrs Wright pointed out that there are at least 33 footballers who gave their lives for their country and whose…

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Stoke City v Chelsea

Date: November 9, 2015 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Wright

On Saturday 7th November, Mrs Ball, Jack Hickman and Brandon Lucking were guests of Stoke City FC at their “Remembrance Weekend” match against Chelsea.  They received complimentary tickets and were featured in the Match Day Programme remembering Lance Corporal Leigh Richmond Roose, a former SCFC goalkeeper.  Photographs of Jack and Brandon at The Thiepval Memorial…

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The Legacy 110 Project invite The Meadows to Westminster

Date: November 9, 2015 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Wright

The second half of the Autumn Term got off to a great start with an invitation on the 5th November to the House of Lords, for Jack Hickman, Brandon Lucking, Mrs Jane Ball and myself.  The prestigious event was hosted by Lord Beecham to showcase the Legacy 110 Project which is a part of The First…

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