Broader Curriculum Enrichment

We had a brilliant Science afternoon, with lots of parents and carers attending. First, there was a presentation in the hall for adults, followed by activities and experiments in the classrooms, which both adults and children enjoyed working together on.

Year 5 and 6 also had a ‘Growth Mindset’ day. They did various activities, some individual and some team based ones, such as, juggling and tepee building. They all had a great time.

Year 5 and 6 had an enjoyable Enterprise day. They had great fun, learnt lots and when asked, many children said it was a worthwhile day.

Reception class performed their “Hungry Caterpillar” assembly. They were all very confident, with lots of great signing and information.

We enjoyed a rock music workshop, where our pupil’s had the chance to play the drums, keyboard and guitar. They formed a band and performed a piece of music to the other children.

The KS1 and KS2 sports days were enjoyed by all. There were various running races as well as various fun races. The children really enjoyed themselves, with 1st, 2nd and 3rd places getting a mixture of medals, stickers, ribbons and badges.

Year 5 and 6 went to Bradgate Park to develop their Geography skills. They took part in an orienteering activity, developed their compass reading skills and learnt lots of information while visiting the small information centre there.

Our Year 2 class performed an amazing class assembly about the seaside. They wore great costumes, sang very well and provided lots of information!

Year 6 had a fantastic time on their residential visit at Beaumanor Hall. They did many activities such as Archery, wall climbing and den building. They all had a great time and were all really well behaved.

The year 3 and 4 children had a brilliant Egyptian day. They learnt lots of things including how to play the game ‘Mancala’ and how to mummify a body.

We had lots of parents, carers and family members attend our family day. They, along with our pupils, enjoyed completing the various activities planned by Glenmere staff, such as Dance, Computing, Art and Science.

Our trampoline day was enjoyed by everyone involved. Year 5 found bouncing on the trampolines in the ‘Pirate Ship’ game absolutely brilliant…even if it did give them ‘sea-legs’ afterwards! Below are pictures of Year 3, 5 and 6.

Year 3/4 had a fun filled geography day at Bradgate Park. They had a great day orienteering and map reading.

Our pupils really enjoyed a rock music assembly we had. They learnt about different types of instrument and had a great time singing along to different songs.

Well done to our “Mini First Aiders” who have learnt basic first aid skills.

Our classes, each had an ‘African Circus Skills’ session. There were lots of skills to learn, including plate spinning and hat flipping!

This week all of our children in KS1 and 2 had a very valuable assembly, from the NSPCC, about keeping safe. The year 5 and 6 children then had an hour workshop.

The ‘Speak out and stay safe’ programmes aim was to equip children with the knowledge and understanding they need to stay safe from abuse and neglect. The children have been taught to speak out if they are worried. The NSPCC brought along their mascot, Buddy the speech bubble and the children were taught in a lively, memorable and friendly way.

The Year 6 children ran various activities for Enterprise Week. They held toast sales, cake sales, penalty shoot outs and a teddy bear sale.

Our whole school were treated to a live performance of The Jungle Book. The children really enjoyed it and had a great time.

We had lots of children dressing up for World Book Day! Also, in each year, “best costume” was awarded to the children, with the winners getting a prize. A selection of winning costumes are below.

Year 5 children enjoyed their bikeability sessions, learning how to be safe on the roads.

The Year 1 class assembly about Space was brilliant. There were fantastic costumes, great singing and lots of information.

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