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Recovery needed for Mrs Fuller!

 
Mrs Fuller

Congratulations to Mrs Fuller, recovery is needed after her exciting trip to London!  Mrs Fuller received an award this week for the 'Reading Recovery Teacher of the Year' for the South West.  Dawn was a runner up and presented with a certificate and an award at the prestigious ceremony in London on Friday.  She beat hundreds of entries for the South West for her hard work and dedication towards Reading Recovery.  Not only has Dawn gone the extra mile with the children she supports of a daily basis, she has also acted as an exemplary practitioner for members of staff, sharing her expertise and knowledge of developing children's reading.  She always shows such passion and commitment, suggesting ways in which we can develop reading further for children's enjoyment and progression.  Recently, Dawn has started a reading club, letting children come and enjoy their books, read to them and with them and even compose poetry.  Dawn is so committed to ensuring that children believe that they themselves are a good reader, raising confidence levels and attainment.  We are so proud of the work that Dawn and done, and the hard work that all the children and families have done as a consequence of Mrs Fuller's work.  Well done and thank you.

Gunge a Teacher

School Fair - 21st June

10 Teachers - 1 Will Be Gunged!!

To help raise essential funds for Nayamba School in Zambia (one of our chosen charities this year) 10 of our wonderful teachers have 'volunteered' to be gunged at our annual Summer Fair on Friday 21st June. Votes are 50p each, with no limit to how many votes you can make but if you would like to see what the teachers themselves think you sure do, please watch our video. 

All funds raised will go towards essential reading books that will be hand delivered by 2 families who are visiting the school and will be setting up a reading scheme and training the teachers to develop reading in school.

Staff vs Parents and Governors fundraising netball match.

A massive thank you to all those who participated in and
came to support the netball match on Monday evening.

In a competitively fought game, the final score was 23-3 to
the staff.

 

Thank you very much to all those who took part, the ESA for
their refreshment stall, Becky Mason for arranging the parents team and the
brave umpire, Ross Kukor.

 

The proceeds from the game will go towards the school. We look forward to a rematch

in the summer term.

 

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Rainbow Day

 

                Rainbow Day- Canada Day 

 

During Rainbow Day we looked at where Canada was, the landscape,  and size

of the country. We then talked about the origins of the maple leaf and made our

own. We finally hung them on the tree as you can see. Please come and visit 6H

to see it.

   

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Word Millionaires

updated 30th January, 2013

Word Count: 16,371,055

Books Read: 1052

DRESS BRIGHT and BE SEEN

Remember that it is important to 'Dress Bright' to ensure you can be seen on your way to school and back and any clubs that you attend.

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Our Exminster Memories Scrapbook

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In Year 5 this term children are going to work on a project entitled 'Our Exminster Memories Scrapbook'. During this project the children will look at how the village has changed over time and what it was like to live in Exminster in the past.

The children will be writing a weekly blog based on this as well as producing a physical scrapbook. They are also hoping to put on an exhibition to show what they have discovered.

Read more: Our Exminster Memories Scrapbook

621 Release Track For Download

6217 pupils from years 5 and 6 have been working with Mr Hardee to write and record an original song. They decided to write the song based on the whole school topic for the autumn term: 'Time Travel'. The children recorded the song at 'Broadwater Studios' playing all the musical parts themselves. The band consists of Lilly-Mae (Vocals), Jesse (Vocals), Sam (Bass guitar), Ellie (Guitar), Erin (Guitar), Amelie (Keyboard) and Molly (Drums).

The track has now been uploaded to a website called 'Youth Record Label' which is a company that promotes young musicians. The band, called 621, have been entered into several national competitions; one of which is judged on the amount of downloads the track gets. If you would like to support the band and the school, please go to the following link and download 621's new single 'Night Sky.'

http://www.youthrecordlabel.com/home/single/00225

In the new year, a music video will be made to accompany the song and the band will be performing live. Watch this space...
Kit Hardee, PE Coordinator,

Exminster Community Primary School
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