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18
Apr
2016

Pirate Day Year 1 and 2

On Tuesday Years 1 and 2 had a very exciting WOW day! The fun started by them climbing aboard a tall ship, where they learnt all about Black Beard.  They then discovered that a pirate captain had stolen their fruit!  They followed all the clues he left and found his treasure, which were delicious biscuits, […]

24
Mar
2016

Sports Relief Grand Total!!

The children had great fun running a mile on Friday 18th March! Thank you to those who supported our fundraising by sponsoring them! We raised an impressive £1320!!!  A huge Thank You once again, your generosity means Sports Relief can fund incredible projects that will change the lives of people in need here in the […]

24
Mar
2016

Gala Concert – Colston Hall

On Sunday, we were treated to an absolutely fantastic performance in the Colston Hall.  St Helen’s children in Year 5 and 6 were selected to join with children from five other schools in South Gloucestershire to form a ‘Primary Choir’ who performed alongside other singers and musicians from the county in a Gala Concert. The […]

21
Mar
2016

Daffodils

Back in November every child planted a daffodil bulb in school with Miss Bush and members of the Alveston Allotment Association. The children all took their potted bulbs home for nurturing – and the time for their return to school is now approaching! Hopefully the daffodils are now in full bloom and will provide a […]

4
Mar
2016

Visit from Bristol Zoo!!

On the 25th February, KS1 had a visitor from Bristol zoo, who brought with him some animal friends.  We learnt about the 4 different layers of the rainforest and the consequences of de-forestation.  We learnt about camouflage and finally had some close up encounters with hissing cockroaches, giant stick insects and a python.  Some of us […]

7
May
2015

“By the seaside” WOW day!!!

On Thursday 16th April Years 1 and 2 had a “By the seaside” themed WOW day! Everybody put in so much effort and we had some wonderful costumes, including a snorkeler and shark! The children also made puppets and the day was finished off with a fantastic Punch and Judy show!

20
Mar
2015

Lion Quest

Our Year 2 children have been working hard to decorate a lion that will be part of an Easter lion hunt in Bristol! Over the Easter holidays there will be 30 lions in shop windows around Broadmead and The Galleries. They have been decorated by different primary schools and each show a scene from The […]

20
Mar
2015

Judo!

On Wednesday, KS2 had a very exciting visitor come and speak to them about overcoming challenges and persevering to achieve their dreams. Emmanuel Nartey represented Ghana in the London 2012 Olympic games and came dressed in his full Olympic kit to tell us all about it. His story was really inspiring and the children asked […]

13
Mar
2015

Read-a-long!!

Following the success of world book day we held St Helen’s read-a-long on Friday 5th March! Parents and family members were invited into their child’s classroom to read with them or a small group of children. It was lovely to see the children enjoying being read to, and also reading to others!

6
Mar
2015

World Book Day!!

What a fantastic day we had yesterday for World Book Day!! Thank you so much for all the hard work and effort that was put into the wonderful costumes! There was a fantastic array of characters, and even a costume change!! We also raised £76 for Book Aid International. Here are a selection of the […]

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