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Newsletter No. 12

Newsletter No. 12

The Pirates of the Currybean KS2 Summer Production

All aboard, all aboard, we are off to Lumbago! This year, our Key Stage 2 pupils put on a fantastic summer show of, ‘The Pirates of the Currybean’. Our lovely new stage curtains added an extra dimension to the show, with our backstage crew expertly coordinating scene changes before opening the curtains to reveal a … Continue reading The Pirates of the Currybean KS2 Summer Production

Otters Mini-Olympics at QEGs

Today, the 5th July, the Otters class were invited to QEGS for a mini Olympic event. Their behaviour was impeccable as ever as they took part in various sporting events ranging from 200m running to an obstacle race. Everybody took part in all the events and had fun whilst doing so. Once back at school, … Continue reading Otters Mini-Olympics at QEGs

Oh I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside!

On Thursday 6th June Otters' class became beachcombers for the day when they visited Colwyn Bay as part of their seaside topic ‘Beachcombers'.   The sun was shining as we set off on our adventure where, after a brief comfort break, the children arrived ready for a picnic lunch by the sea.         … Continue reading Oh I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside!

Penguins trip to Carsington

On Tuesday the 2nd of July, Penguins went on a trip to Carsington Water. We learnt about the water cycle and the process of water filtration. We worked in groups to investigate the best way to filter dirty water using the equipment provided. In the afternoon, we explored the nearby dam, went to the interactive … Continue reading Penguins trip to Carsington

Father’s Day Celebration Worship & Grand Opening of New Stage Curtains

On Friday 14th June Waterhouses Primary, part of the QEGSMAT and a feeder school to QEGS in Ashbourne, warmly received a large audience for our Father’s Day Celebration Worship.  We welcomed to the stage representatives of the Waterhouses Primary PTFA and local company Lafarge, including PTFA Chairman Mr Tim Carr & Lafarge Plant Manager Mr … Continue reading Father’s Day Celebration Worship & Grand Opening of New Stage Curtains

Standon Bowers 2019

The sun was shining for our Year 5/6 residential this year to Standon Bowers. We had a fantastic three days away from home and school, taking part in bridge building, BMXing, archery, a blindfold trail, the high ropes course and bushcraft activities. We all made some new friends from St Bartholemews and enjoyed spending lots … Continue reading Standon Bowers 2019

Great Goblins 2019!

On Wednesday 19th June, our Year 6 cohort sailed their Goblin 'ship' to the Greenpower Goblin's track event in Stafford. Inspired by our summer production, 'The Pirates of the Currybean', this year's team decorated the Goblin car as a pirate ship complete with mascot, 'Tutti Frutti Toucan'! Unfortunately, we got washed up on shore and, … Continue reading Great Goblins 2019!

Year 4 INSPIRED by Lichfield Cathedral

Our Year 4 children recently visited Lichfield cathedral for a series of  inspirational workshops with the theme, 'Following in the footsteps of St Chad'. The children were awe-struck by the enormity of the cathedral on arrival into Lichfield and went on to enjoy activities about science and religion including a tour of our galaxy in … Continue reading Year 4 INSPIRED by Lichfield Cathedral

Wirksworth Tunnel 10k Trail Race

Preventing young sudden cardiac deaths through awareness, screening and research, and supporting affected families. On the evening of Wednesday 12th June staff from Waterhouses Primary & the QEGSMAT central team took on the challenge of the Wirksworth 10k Tunnel Trail race, which turned out to be an epic experience, running through a steady … Continue reading Wirksworth Tunnel 10k Trail Race

Kwik Cricket Event

On Thursday 6th June, children from Y3/4/5/6 took part in an Inter School cricket competition at Clifton cricket club. On a lovely sunny afternoon our children batted, bowled and fielded with great enthusiasm and skill. After a very tough opening fixture against a strong Osmaston team, our players rallied in their second match to produce … Continue reading Kwik Cricket Event

Year 1 & 2 Rounders Event

On Wednesday 5th June, children from Y1 & 2 took part in an Inter School rounders competition at Beresford Memorial School. The team batted and fielded with great aplomb, winning two of their three games. Special mention to Alfie who hit the ball out of the park to score a sensational home run. Teamwork and … Continue reading Year 1 & 2 Rounders Event

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