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Library open day February 2020

Our wonderful new library is now open!
Year 6 are enjoying the new range of books
Year 6 are enjoying the new range of books
Willow enjoying her new book
The children love laying down whilst reading
Joshua and Imogen were getting comfortable
Year 6 went to share stories in Nursery
We shared stories outside
We shared stories on the climbing frame

Y6 Design and Technology project

Carol Singing at Yorkshire Bank

Year 6 DCAS art project

Celebrating a past students success! Yasmin has achieved a scholarship at Eastern Florida State College for women's soccar. Yasmin was taught by Miss Farrow and Miss Aldworth during her time at William Rhodes and we invited her back to talk to the junior children about her ambitions. We wish he every success for her future!

DCAS Art project 'This is me, This is us'

Our work has been entered into an exhibition.

Key Stage 2 French Day

After SATS park celebration

Reading character winners

Year 5 and 6 Digital Leaders celebration event at Casa. Tuesday 9th April

We arrived at Casa ready for the event.
The whole room was decorated with lovely balloons.
Here we are ready at our table
We decorated a cardboard picture of ourselves
Kaiden loved his glitter glue hair!
The art box we chose resources from.
Miss Farrow's self portrait :)
Merissa's self portrait
This is what Merissa had learnt from the event.
Always a very important message for parents.
Willow and Lewis's self portraits
This is what Lewis and Willow have learnt.

Fundraising! We celebrated World Book Day 2019 by decorating biscuits to sell to the other children. The biscuits were reading themed. Also, we had a cake sale for Red Nose Day 2019. Thank you for all of your donations.

Our visit to Chesterfield Museum. On Thursday 10th January, we walked to the Museum to have a look at the World War 1 trenches exhibition. During our topic work this term, we will be learning all about the war. We had a wonderful morning and learnt a lot of information.

We have arrived at the museum!
Listening to a lady talk about the exhibition
Waiting to explore the trenches experience
Liam enjoyed looking at soldier's uniforms
We got to hold a rifle
Derek learnt about the soldier's medals awarded.
Pictures of the local soldiers involved in the war
Dressing up fun!
Writing postcards home to loved ones
Smelling latrines!
Looking out into no-mans land
Trying on a gas mask.
Making poppies for the museum display
Dressing up again!
This was the weight soldiers carried around
Adding to the poppy display

Caryl Hart author visit. We had a wonderful an very inspiring day when the author Caryl came into school for the day.

Carsington Water Trip. A fun filled outdoor learning experience. We will be using this trip as a stimulus for some wonderful water writing.

Pond dipping equipment ready
Look what Brooke has found!
Tyler is having a good look in his tray
Merissa using her identification key
Interesting creatures found!
Kaiden putting the magnifier to good use!
Lots found in here
What a good find!
Using the identification key
Damien looking closely at an insect
Wellington boot triplets!
Waiting to go pond dipping
Outdoor learning is fun!
Measuring the flow of the water
Kaiden measuring the water depth.
Class picture!
Say cheese

Diwali Day Tuesday 6th November. Today we all learnt about the Hindu festival of light (Diwali) Look at all our colourful work we produced. It was a really fun and interesting day and we loved it!

These are our rangoli plates.
more rangoli plates
Brooke and Morgan's information sheet on Diwali
Tyler and Riley's information sheet on Diwali
Kaiden and Kieran's information sheet on Diwali
Merissa and Olivia's information sheet on Diwali
Siddekur and Connor's fact sheet
Kaiden and Philip's fact sheet

Inter house football competition 25th October. It was a lovely and sunny afternoon for our first Inter House competition, with all teams playing two games. Everyone had a fantastic time and the games were very close and competitive. The winners were The Peacock Predators. Well done!

Monday 22nd October: Aqua Dan the Superhero! All children had a visit from Aqua Dan and we learnt so much about superheros. We are going to use his visit to inspire some of our own wonderful superhero writing.