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Prize Giving 2020

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Prize Giving for our #Lockdownleavers was a little bit different this year. With socially distanced bubbles looking onto our staged marquee, it proved to be a wonderful event. There were tears and laughter as we enjoyed listening to the year 6 speeches and their singing. Well done to all prize winners. Look out for the link being emailed to you so you can all enjoy a taste of this year's wonderful celebrations.

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UK Chess Challenge

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Huge congratulations to Sebastian and Zack who have both qualified for the Giga finals of this year's UK Chess Challenge.

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Reception and Year 1…

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A strange term but one that has shown resilience and lots of success. The children made up superhero stories, based on Supertato, they presented the weather, not only in English but Spanish too! They wrote instructions on how to make a jam sandwich and whilst looking at ‘The Cloudspotter’ by Tom McLaughlin, we were overjoyed to see him retweet the giant ‘Art Attack’ inspired front cover by Stanley.

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From the Languages Department…

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What a term it has been! I am so incredibly proud of everyone’s achievements this term. In spite of the changes we have all had to make. Learning from home, Teams lessons, Independent projects and finally returning to the classroom in our bubbles. I have seen outstanding commitment and progress in Spanish.

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From the Art Department…

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The children of Burton Hathow have responded brilliantly to the art and design lessons that I have presented during the remote learning period. For each lesson I set the work as a ‘challenge’ with clear instructions and suggestions for experimentation and individual exploration. I made videos which the children could watch to see the stages of progress and they were able to watch them back if they needed reminders or prompts. My hope was that the children would feel reassured by seeing me regularly and that would enable them to stay connected and continue to achieve at a high level. I would like to give thanks to all parents for supporting their children with both the physical resources and no doubt lots of encouragment!

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