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Enrichment Activities

At Northwick Manor we strongly believe that learning extends well beyond the classroom.  We provide opportunities for children to undertake a range of enrichment activities which support and enhance their learning.  Individual year group trips can be found under Class Pages.  Have a look at what we have been up to so far this year.

READING WORK SHOPS

 

Friends and family joined the children this week to share in a variety of reading activities.  

 

  

 

  

 

  

 

  

 

  

 

  

 

  

 

     

Trip to the Pantomime

 

 

The whole school enjoyed a trip to Birmingham Hippodrome to watch the Pantomime. 

Sports Coaching in School

 

During the Autumn term, Year 2 received weekly tennis coaching from Worcester Lawn Tennis association.  Year 3 also enjoyed the cricket coaching provided by Worcester Cricket Club.

 

Inclusive Sports Festival

 

A group of children were invited to the University Sports Arena to take part in an inclusive sports event.  The event provided the opportunity for the children to try sports such as Wheelchair Basketball, Tri -Golf, Blind Football, Goalball, Boccia, New Age Curling, seated Volleyball and Table cricket.

 

Cross Country

 

Years 5 and 6 took part in a cross country festival at Bishop Perowne in November.  The course was tough but the children ran fantastically well.  

 

Yr 6 Athletics Festival

 

A group of 30 Year 6 children took part in an indoor athletics festival at Bishop Perowne in November.  They performed well and came 2nd!

 

Yr2 Gymnastics Festival

 

Miss Romano took a group of 30 Yr 2 children to Worcester City Gym to take part in a gym festival organised by Bishop Perowne.

 

Top Up Swimming

 

During December a group of Year 6 children went along to Droitwich Swimming pool to take part in some additional swimming lessons taught by Mrs King.  It is our aim to ensure that all children leaving the school are able to swim at least 25 metres. 

 

King’s Quiz

 

Four children from Year 6 took part in a quiz organised by the King’s school.  It was a fantastic event and after making it through round one they progressed to the final and finished with a splendid second place.  Well done everyone we were very impressed with your knowledge and the mature way you represented our school.

KSI Maths Workshops

 

Parents and Carers were invited into school to join their children for a maths lesson.  Not sure who was most nervous the teachers or parents!!!

 

 

  

 

  

 

  

 

  

 

  

 

  

 

  

 

  

 

  

Anti-Bullying Week

 

Odd Socks day Wednesday 15th November. 

Follow the link for top anti-bullying tips and poster competition details

 

Remembrance Day

 

 

Great excitement today during assembly, we were joined by a giant poppy who came along to hear all about the history of Remembrance Day and why it is important that we remember those who have died during the two Great World Wars and more recent conflicts.  The red remembrance poppy has become a familiar emblem of Remembrance Day due to the poem In Flanders Fields" written by the Canadian physician Lieutenant-Colonel John McCrae. 

 

Children in Need

 

Pudsey visited us on Monday to say thank you and collect the funds raised for Children in Need.  The children enjoyed dressing up as their favourite super hero which ranged from Superman to 'my Mum'.  Thank you everyone for your support.  We will be dressing up with the theme of 'spots' on Friday 17th November.

 

 

  

 

 

 

RGS Art and Drama Day

 

Two small groups of children had a great time at the art and drama day hosted by Royal Grammar School Worcester

 

  

 

Harvest Festival

 

Unfortunately due to the down pour we were not able to hold our celebrations in St Stephen's church this year. However,  Reverend Todd joined the children at school, saying that a church was wherever people came together to give thanks.    The children sang the songs that they had been practicing over the last few weeks and donated their food gifts which were taken to the local food bank

 

Empty class room day

 

 

 

Outdoor Classroom Day is a day to celebrate and inspire outdoor learning and play. On Thursday 12 October 2017, thousands of schools around the world will take lessons outside and prioritise playtime.

Why? Outdoor learning improves children’s health, engages them with learning and leads to a greater connection with nature. Play not only teaches critical life skills such as resilience, teamwork and creativity, but is central to children’s enjoyment of childhood.

 

We joined the many enjoying a variety of activities throughout a wonderful sunny autumnal day.

 

  

 

  

 

  

 

  

 

  

 

  

 

 

 

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