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KS2 Cricket Competition

Yesterday 8 pupils from Year 4, 5 and 6 went to compete in the KS2 cricket competition at Southfield School in Kettering. The children had not played as a team before and most hadn’t even played in a cricket game before, so this was a great new experience for the children.
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KS2 Athletics Competition

Throughout Tuesday forty children from Key Stage 2 went to Kettering Athletics Track to compete in the Quadkids Athletics Competition. During the morning twenty Year 3 and 4 children competed in two teams of ten against children from other schools. The Mawsley Green and Mawsley Blue teams were made of five boys and five girls, and each child would compete in all four events:
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Festive Performances

It’s been an exhausting and exciting week for Mawsley School this week. With Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 choir putting on festive performances for their friends and families. Foundation Stage began the week and wowed parents with their very first school performances. With such little voices, they did amazingly to share all of their lines and sing all of their
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Northamptonshire Anti-Bullying Song Competition Final

Friday 26th February had been a date highlighted in my calendar for a long time. It saw the final of the Notivate Anti-Bullying Songwriting competition! Out of 70 entrants in the primary category alone our school group ‘The Believers’ (Sofia Aaron, Ruby-Kate and Olivia Perry) had managed to qualify for the final. The night featured performances from incredibly talented West End musicians and a
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Science Day February 2016

On Friday this week the children will be having a Science Day. Each year group has planned an exciting day of activities: Year R will be planting bean seeds ready for their beanstalk growing competition. Year 1 will be investigating reversible and irreversible changes of materials as well as looking at different types of chocolate and their melting points. Year 2 will be creating
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Reception Jungle Talk

Spring term is an exciting time for us in Reception as we find that as the flowers and trees begin to blossom so do many of our young learners. Our topic this term is ‘jungles’ and we kicked things off in style with a visit from Dave the Jungle man! He brought a variety of weird and wonderful animals into school to teach the
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World Book Day 2016

Thursday 3rd March 2016 was World Book Day and from the moment the classroom doors opened at 8:40am there was excitement in the air. The children were eager to show teachers and friends their favourite books which they had been asked to bring in from home (some children were so excited they had whole collections spilling out of their book bags!).
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Extreme Reading Winners!

On Friday 20th March our two winners of the ‘Extreme Reading’ competition Georgia Brophy and Oliver Hills became real life journalists; spending some time on skype interviewing author of the children’s series ‘The Whimsy Wood’ Sarah Hills. Here is a summary of the questions that the children asked Sarah and her responses; some of which you budding authors might find useful!

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Reception Teddy Bears Picnic

Wow! What a super fun occasion the Teddy Bears picnic was.  The first ever Teddy Bears picnic was well attended and due to the rotten weather was a bit of a squeeze in the Reception classrooms.  The children spent Thursday making Teddy Bear headbands to wear and Friday morning making special ginger biscuits to share at home with their families. Mrs Underwood and Miss
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Year 2 Owl Talk

The children in year two were very lucky to have some feathery friends visit so they could learn all about how these amazing creatures are suited to their nocturnal lifestyle. The children learned how important it is for them to fly silently, about the prey that they hunt and how the protect themselves from predators. Three different species of owl were brought in; a
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