We all enjoyed celebrating St. George’s Day today, the patron Saint of our country. We began the day with a special assembly where we learnt about St. George and the bravery which he displayed standing up for what was right. We then linked this to our school value, resilience and discussed the workshops which we […]
Today we were very excited because we had a visit from a theatre company to help us to understand the British values we have learned in school. The show was about a girl who did not like following the rules and she didn’t like being told to respect other people. Her magic aunty took her […]
This week, our Year One children thoroughly enjoyed their trip to Twycross Zoo linked to their Paws, Claws and Whiskers Topic. They met all sorts of different animals and enjoyed learning about their habitats and interesting characteristics. The weather was glorious so they could enjoy a picnic on the grass in the middle of the […]
As a free school, we are governed by a multi academy trust. This week, Mr Johnson, the Chair of our Trust and Mrs Simpson Vince, a Trustee came to visit our school. They both thoroughly enjoyed chatting to our little ones and were extremely impressed at the progress the children were making. The children, rightly […]
Thank you to all the parents who came and worked alongside the children in our English Inspire Workshop today. It was a lovely opportunity for you to share your children’s learning and see exactly what they can do. Thank you for your continued support.
A massive well done to our superb Year 1 children for a fantastic Easter Assembly yesterday. It was lovely to see so many parents and extended family members watching the performance and the children all thoroughly enjoyed showing you all what they had learnt about the meaning of Easter. We have seen such a huge […]
Thank you to Friends of RFPS for organizing our Easter Egg Decorating Competition. Mr Legge, our Chair of Governors judged the competition and he decided the winner were: 1st – Amelia (Rec) 2nd – Sammy (Y2) 3rd – Imogen (Rec) Miss Milewski also chose a bonus winner as she absolutely loved the witch egg with […]
Thank you to everybody who took part in the Ready Steady Listen reading challenge and a huge thank you to Mrs Murphy, one of our parents, for organising this for our school. It was a fabulous way of us promoting reading in our school. Prizes for reading the most were awarded to: Wilf, Emmie, Evie, […]
The Eco team are having a great week! Science Day was the final part of them achieving our Eco Schools award. We were aiming for the Bronze Award which is the first of the awards but… the Eco Team excelled and way surpassed our expectations. They were awarded the Silver Award. In just our third […]
Thank you to our Eco Team and Miss Tyler for organising our big Science Day. It was truly inspirational! First we had a workshop from Fizz Science which Friends of RFPS kindly funded for us. We saw bubbles like we have never seen before! It was amazing. Then we each had different challenges and activities […]
Two Posts. Post One: Would best suit an NQT or newly experienced teacher. Post Two: Would best suit an experienced teacher with an interest in a Management Responsibility point for Inclusion. Alternatively, we would be interested in a main scale experienced teacher with an interest in Computing. Start Date: September 2018. Salary: Equivalent of M1-M6/ […]
Thank you to everybody who took part in our sponsored walk as part of Sports Relief. We had the incredible total as a school of 2782 laps of the playground/ hall. Very, very well done everybody. As a reward, the children have all come to school in their sports gear today and completed some exciting […]
Today, with a little sadness, we said goodbye to Miss Winton today as she is leaving us to start a new job nearer to her home. Miss Winton has been an invaluable member of our school team and we feel very lucky to have been able to see Miss Winton grow from being an apprentice to […]
To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, our after school Irish Dancing Club, helped by Game On’s Mr Connolly, treated us to a wonderful Irish Dancing Presentation. They did a fabulous job and showed us the great skills they have been learning in their after school club this half term. Well done to you all!
Thank you to all our children and staff who worked so hard learning the signs for our Sign2sing song ‘Friends Forever’. This was a great way of us raising awareness of British Sign Language and further celebrating and discussing Diversity. All our 50p donations will go to the Death Health Charity. Our fundraising will give […]
On Tuesday, our Reception children enjoyed a brilliant visit to West Lodge Farm. They all had a wonderful time meeting all the different animals, looking at their habitats, feeding the lambs and even watching a special piglet race. Thank you to all our volunteers who joined them and made this possible.
Thank you to our friendship ambassadors who led assembly this week telling everybody all about their new friendship bench and explaining its use. They spoke confidently and with passion which was lovely to see.
Thank you to all our Mothers, Grandmothers and Carers who joined us for Afternoon Tea as part of our children’s ‘treat’ to their Mum’s for Mother’s Day. Everybody had a lovely time and it was great to see our school community come together to celebrate this special event. Happy Mothers Day everybody!
Thank you to Friends of RFPS who came in to work with our children this week decorating pots for Mothers Day. The children thoroughly enjoyed making a special something for their Mum or Grandma and loved this opportunity.
This week, we finished our World Book Day celebrations with a wonderful performance from Caboodle Arts. The production was incredible… we met the Troll, the Three Billy Goats, Rapunzel, the Ugly Duckling, The Pied Piper of Hamelin and many, many more characters. Alongside enriching our English curriculum, the production also linked with our SMSC curriculum […]
Our Friendship Ambassadors wrote this letter to Miss Milewski: Dear Miss Milewski We would like a friendship bench so that whenever people do not have any friends they can go there and we can help them find a friend. We think it would be a good idea because we will be able to help more […]
Our challenge zone now has new Spanish challenges in it. Today, some of Year Two enjoyed trying on a Spanish dress and learning about the Spanish Flag. They could even find Spain using our new atlases.
We have all enjoyed learning about Chinese New Year, looking at photographs taken in China and Hong Kong during the festivities. We have now organised to form links with a school in Hong Kong and learn more about their culture which we are very much looking forward to.
We are currently recruiting for an…. Administrative Assistant 36 hours per week – Term Time only Salary: 15K pro-rata Rugby Free Primary School (RFPS) is a new 4-11 school which opened in September 2015, the school is growing organically each year. As a free school, RFPS is an academy and the school is part of […]
We all thoroughly enjoyed World Book Day! We started with an assembly led by Mrs Murphy, one of our Parents, to introduce our Ready, Steady, Listen Week. We will try and read for as long as we can every day and get our families and friends to sponsor us. There will be a prize for […]
At RFPS we celebrate and encourage diversity and equal opportunities. We aim to nurture the talents of everybody and use their strengths to learn from one another. We enjoy learning about different religions, traditions and cultures which are part of our school community. Year Two made a special assembly based on their understanding of diversity and […]
This week, Reception had a visit from our local police. The policeman started by talking about the story of three little pigs and talking about the Wolf’s choices and whether it was a good choice. This linked with the topic Reception had been doing this half term. Then he spoke about his role and let some […]
The children have this week been learning about Lent, the important time when Christians remember the 40 day and 40 nights that Jesus spent fasting in the desert. As part of this, the children learnt about the day before Ash Wednesday which marks the start of Lent. This day is called Shrove Tuesday. It is […]
Year One were delighted today when Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II visited them in their classrooom. They had some fabulous questions for her and thoroughly enjoyed sharing Afternoon Tea with Royalty!
Thank you to our Friends of RFPS who organised our Valentines disco last Friday. It was a great night and the children thoroughly enjoyed it.
This week, Year One children turned our Technology room into Pudding Lane Bakery as part of their topic work on the Great Fire of London. They enjoyed making their own bread and it tasted delicious!
In Literacy this week, Reception have been learning the story of Hansel and Gretel and the woodcutter wrote them a letter encouraging them to visit Coton Park and hunt for treasure. They had to leave a trail as they went to ensure they were able to get back to school and they enjoyed doing several […]
This week, we did some special activities as part of safer internet day. The children thought about what they needed to do to ensure they always keep themselves safe on the internet and enjoyed meeting Smartie the Penguin and understanding his message. All our children will tell you that they should not give out any […]
Thank you to all our Year One parents who came and joined our computing inspire workshop on Tuesday. It was lovely to see so many of you enjoying learning with your children. Thank you for your feedback, it was great to have such positive comments and we shall certainly consider your suggestions moving forward.
In Maths Year Two have been learning about block diagrams this week. Evie, one of Fantastic Foxes class was very keen to share her learning with you saying that she ‘really enjoyed finding out which colours everybody liked the most and then showing these on a giant block diagram in the classroom’. Please encourage your […]
Road Safety Katy from Warwickshire Road Safety Department visited RFPS this week to talk to Reception and Year One children about Warwick Bear and how he could help us learn how to keep safe on the roads. All our children enjoyed the session and took home an activity booklet to do at home. We would […]
In December, we had the heaviest snowfall in many years here in Rugby. This was followed in January by some severely icy temperatures which made our children ask many questions about living in these cold temperatures. We decided to use the opportunity for the children to further their learning by turning the two huts on […]
This week, our after school computing club enjoyed discovering Mardles. These are interactive books which use an iPad App to enable the characters to come to life and jump out of the books. The children discovered flying birds, jumping dolphins, magical fairies and much much more. A great way to make reading more fun! Take […]
This half term, Year One are starting their topic Bright Lights, Big City. To begin their topic, the children were asked to create a model of a building from a large city, the majority of them chose London, the Capital City in England. The models were brilliant. We had Big Ben, Tower Bridge, the Houses […]
This week, we learnt about the Epiphany when the three wise men visited baby Jesus. We discussed the long journey they took to get there, the gifts they brought for Jesus and the significance of these. We thought about our lives today and discussed how Jesus’ teachings can help us lead a better life. The […]