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Below is all the latest news from Carnarvon

SUMMER BBQ

Thank you to everyone who attended our BBQ last Friday. It was a huge success and we raised a whopping £3980.00!! This money will go towards paying for our new Trim Trail on the main playground.

Well done to all the winners of the Bake Off and the Penalty Shoot-out.

Also huge congratulations to Ciara from 5Ma, pictured on the right, who won the Carnarvon's Got Talent final with her beautiful dancing. All the finalists were excellent and should feel very proud of themselves.

 

We would like to thank Mrs Howells and all of the office team for their hard work in planning and organising the event. It takes a lot of effort to organise the Summer BBQ and we couldn't do it without them.

Finally, big thanks to all the staff, children and parents who helped on the night.

Pictured here are some of our School Council children who made and sold popcorn.

 

KS2 DISCO - JUNE 2018

The Upper KS2 disco on Friday 8th June was a huge success. The event was held as part of our fundraising to purchase a bench in memory of Mrs Carol Severn, a Senior Midday Assistant who worked at Carnarvon for 21 years. In total £345.25 was raised. Huge thanks to Miss Cooke and the School Council for their hard work in organising the event. Pictured below are some of the children who attended.

 

MINI-POLICE AT BINGHAM TOWN FAIR - JUNE 2018

10 of our Mini-Police members helped out during Bingham Town Fair last Saturday. They assisted the police during the event and enjoyed walking around talking to the community. Pictured below are the police officers with the children and the Mayor of Bingham.

 

KS2 Times Tables Booklet - Full of handy tips and games to help your child at home

 

PUPIL PARLIAMENT - MAY 2018

Toby and Jacob in Year 6 visited County Hall last Friday to meet with the Rushcliffe Learning Alliance’s Pupil Parliament. They discussed issues with leisure and healthy lifestyles within the borough and looked at what is currently available in Rushcliffe. They suggested improvements with their fellow councillors to the council; one being improving parks in Bingham.

YEAR 4 PUPILS ENTER SCIENCE COMPETITION

Four of our Year 4 children, budding scientists, attended a murder mystery event at Nottingham High School on Wednesday. Due to their excellent team work and investigating skills, they solved the crime and even came 1st place out of all of the schools that attended!!

Whilst they were there, they also saw some exciting visual experiments with different materials.

Pictured here are Phoebe and Joseph from 4CF, Lizzie from 4C and Will from 4A with their certificates and medals. Well done to you all!!

 

 

Dates for your diary - Summer Term

THE ROTARY CLUB OF THE VALE OF BELVOIR ART COMPETITION - MARCH 2018

Some of our Year 5 children took part in an art competition which was being held by 'The Rotary Club of the Vale of Belvoir'. It was the 'Junior School Art Competition 2018'. The theme was - Earth, Sea, or Sky. We had 25 entries from Year 5 and the winner was Poppy from 5Ma. Her winning piece and other artwork entries will be exhibited at the Rotary Art and Craft Fair, run by the Vale of Belvoir and Bingham and District Rotary clubs at The Grange Hall, Radcliffe on Trent on 28th and 29th April 2018.

Well done Poppy!!

MINI-POLICE - 27th MARCH 2018

The Mini Police in Year 5 have visited the Police Headquarters at Sherwood Lodge this week. They had a look around the Control Room where the calls are taken and had the opportunity to use the headphones to log a call and give out instructions to each other as the police would do.

Take at look at the pictures below, to see what they got up to.

 

MINI-POLICE - 27th MARCH 2018

MINI-POLICE - MARCH 2018

Niamh and Dan from Year 5 visited the control room at Nottinghamshire Police Headquarters as part of the mini-police scheme. Here is a picture of them inside a police van.

Some more of our children are visiting the Police Headquarters on Tuesday. We will let you know what they get up to in next week’s newsletter.

 

SPORTS RELIEF - FRIDAY 23rd MARCH 2018

Well done to all of our children for taking part in Sports Relief. After a morning “Wake and Shake”, each class ran a mile around the school grounds. We raised £420 for charity. Also, thank you parents for your support.

 

YE-HA SHOW

A huge congratulations to Years 3 and 4 for all their hard work throughout the rehearsals and also during all four performances of their Ye-Ha show. It was a “mud-flinging, gun-slinging, hip-swinging, song-singing” finest hoe-down in the West!!  Also, a big thanks to Mrs Cowling and all the staff who have helped her throughout. It wouldn't be possible without you!!

We were also lucky to have the script writer, Mr Craig Hawes, watch the show on Thursday evening. He said “it was the best school play I have ever seen”. Wow!!

 

 

 

Tuesday 6th February marked 2018's Safer Internet Day. Keeping our children safe online is in everybody's interest. Please click the link below to go straight to our parental e-safety page where you'll find a host of useful resources.

GLASSES RECYCLING BOX - FEBRUARY 2018

As you are aware, we have an unwanted glasses collection box in school reception. This is part of a scheme being run by Specsavers, who are working closely with Vision Aid Overseas, to help transform access to eye care for people living in developing countries. The box has been emptied today and pictured here is Mr Cunliffe with Tilly from 1BD, who suggested the box for school, Sophie the Manager of Bingham Specsavers and Amit, who is a fully trained ophthalmologist. If you do have any unwanted glasses, please keep sending them into school. Thank you.

 

RUSHCLIFFE LEARNING ALLIANCE - PUPIL PARLIAMENT - FEBRUARY 2018

Two of our School Councillors - Jacob and Ruby from Year 6 - visited Rushcliffe Arena on 16th February to meet with people who work for Rushcliffe Borough Council. After a guided tour of the building, they had the opportunity to ask about the new housing proposal in Bingham and learned about why and how decisions are made by the council. They also heard about the new plans for the leisure facilities in Bingham. The pair are part of the Pupil Parliament for Rushcliffe, which is made up of two children from each school in Rushcliffe.

 

WE ARE WRITERS - FEBRUARY 2018

We are pleased to inform you that the “We Are Writers” book, celebrating Carnarvon being 50 is ready to purchase.  Every child in school has written a piece of work, which has been included in the book  It costs £7.99 per book and is available to order via ParentPay.  You can purchase as many as you wish.  The deadline for ordering is Friday 2nd March.  Please note there is only one print run, so make sure you order before this date.

How wonderful to have a special book as a keepsake, which your child has contributed to!

GOODBYE MRS LIDDLE - DECEMBER 2017

Mrs Liddle spoke to Cecilia, Ruby O and Ruby T from Year 6. They asked her some questions and the following piece was written by the children:-

Mrs Terena Liddle has been working at Carnarvon Primary School for 18 years as a Teaching Assistant and is now sadly retiring. Even though she will miss us so much she will have a very exciting time, due to the fact she and her husband are taking up Scottish dancing. She has actually been dancing for 8 years.

She will look forward to spending more time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Mrs Liddle has loved her time here and will miss the children and staff the most. She has loved watching the children learn. She especially loves it when they have a ‘lightbulb’ moment.

What she has loved most about Carnarvon is everyone helping everyone else. She has worked with Mrs Marriott the longest and has loved working with her and will miss her time in the Year 6 team with both Mr Hall and Mrs Marriott.

She says she and Mrs Niebylski have had a good laugh making props for all of our plays together.

On a scale of 1-10 on how much she will miss Carnarvon? She said 15!

We will miss you so much Mrs Liddle. Good luck and thanks for all you have done for Carnarvon. Xx

Pictured here is Mrs Liddle with Cecilia, Ruby and Ruby.

 

Choir at St Mary's Church December 2017

TALENTED YEAR 4 PUPIL RUNNER-UP IN CHRISTMAS CARD COMPETITION

Year 4 entered our local MP, Robert Jenrick’s Christmas Card Competition by creating watercolours of Parliament. Meg from 4A received a letter this week to say that she was a runner-up and that her entry will be published as part of Robert’s Christmas card to his constituents!  Well done Meg!

 

CHRISTMAS FAIR NOVEMBER 2017

Thank you to everyone who attended our Christmas Fair on Friday. It was lovely to see you all and we really appreciate your support. We would like to thank all the staff who helped out, especially Mrs Howells for planning everything. It was a very busy night and we raised a whopping £3129!! This money will go towards the cost of a new outdoor play area for KS1 children. We will continue to raise funds, as this is a large project.

 

CHILDREN IN NEED NOVEMBER 2017

We are very pleased to announce that we raised £371 for Children In Need. Thank you for your kind donations.

 

POPPY APPEAL NOVEMBER 2017

Thank you all for your donations towards the Poppy Appeal. Our school raised a total of £291.01. We were also amazed to hear that overall, Bingham raised a fantastic amount of £11484, which is a new record total.

 

KS1 TWITTER- #OurDay  NOVEMBER 2017

On Tuesday this week, our own Mrs Story helped spread the word of the important work many local authority staff do across the county by taking part in a national twitter campaign #OurDay.  The campaign was organised by the Local Government Association and we helped out by working with Nottinghamshire County Council to showcase what great work happens in Nottinghamshire to improve the quality of life for residents.

Mrs Story and some of her Year 3 class featured in one of the twitter posts, which were viewed over 52,000 times. Across the country #OurDay trended number 1 in the UK for the largest part of the day reaching more than 31 million people.

 

 

SCHOOL COUNCIL VISITING BINGHAM CEMETERY

On Thursday 9th November, the School Council visited Bingham Cemetery to lay crosses on the graves of veterans who died during World War 1 and World War 2. They were invited by the British Legion, who held a short service to remember the heroes.

 

ALL children need to bring in a packed lunch on Wednesday 25th July. Information about events happening can be found on our calendar in the 'Parents' section.
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