This week our Reception children performed their first ever Christmas Play at RFPS… It’s a Baby. It was a truly outstanding production! Well done to all our children who had speaking parts, acted out their characters and sang so beautifully. We are all immensely proud of your achievements in just a term at RFPS.
Thank you to our Friends of RFPS group who organised a fantastic Christmas Fayre for the children this weekend. Santa and his Elves even turned up to join in the fun as he had heard how wonderful the children at RFPS had been this year. There were party games, tombola stalls, raffles, face painting and […]
Thank you to all the parents who joined their children at our Christmas Art Inspire Workshop. It was lovely to have so many of you making decorations and Christmas art with your children and great that you were able to take some keepsakes home to decorate your trees and make your houses more Christmassy!
Our Friends of RFPS group came in to school this week to work with our children helping them to bake treats and bag these up to sell at the Christmas Fayre. The children thoroughly enjoyed the morning and it was lovely to have parent volunteers cooking with the children and sharing their bake off skills. […]
This week, our Year Two children enjoyed a fabulous visit to Warwick Castle. Their visit started with a storytelling session from a Princess and then they had time to explore the towers, tunnels and turrets of the castle grounds, linking this with their topic learning for this half term. They enjoyed looking inside and seeing […]
As part of our work on British Values, this week we discuss the wedding anniverary of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip. We did some research into this and looked at the history of when they were married. We enjoyed finding out more about our Royal Family and learning more about Democracy. Some of our […]
We enjoyed dressing up in bright, vibrant colours to raise money for Children in Need. We looked at where our money would be going and the children it would help. We took the opportunity to link this to our drive to understand diversity and disabilities and know that all children are special but also different […]
Today, as part of our continual drive to teach our children British Values, we observed a minutes silence as a school remembering those who died or were injured serving their country during the war. We wore our poppies which we had bought with pride and made poppies to put on display to show to all […]
Today our Pupil Leaders, our Friendship Ambassadors, led an assembly alongside Miss Wilson (our Anti Bullying lead) and Miss Hearle (our SMSC lead) telling us all about Bullying and how we can prevent this. As a school, we revised our anti bullying rules and talked about the week ahead where we will focus on anti […]
Thank you to Karen Blencowe from the British Legion, who came in this week to talk to our children about Remembrance Day and its importance. This linked with our ongoing work as a school on British Values and encouraging our children to understand the history of their country. Karen handed over poppies and special remembrance bracelets […]
Thank you to everybody who came to the Friends of RFPS Welcome Disco for Reception and Autumn Disco for Years One and Two. The children all had great fun and enjoyed socialising and dancing amidst the disco lights. It was great fun for all. Many thanks to everybody from Friends of RFPS who contributed to […]
Our new pupil leadership teams have been enjoying their new responsibilities this half term. They have been working hard to think of different initiatives and develop ways which they can support their friends and lead them in the right direction. Please take a look at the brilliant newsletters which our leadership teams have written. The […]
We are all enjoying our new EYFS shelter. Our Eco Team have been enjoying helping us to save water by using the water from our new water butt for our play activities rather than from the tap. We went out to use our shelter in the pouring rain this week and we all stayed perfectly […]
Teaching and Learning Assistant. Rugby Free Primary School. Salary: To be agreed Hours: Negotiable – 30 – 35 hours or PT considered (1/2 days – mornings or afternoons only) Start date: January 2018 Rugby Free Primary School opened in September 2015 with two Reception classes in a newly refurbished state of the art building in […]
Thank you all for your generosity. Our School Council today met with a representative from Rugby Food Bank to organise the food into the van so that he could take it to the centre and hand it out to those who need it most. Rugby Food Bank pass on their most sincere thanks for the […]
A wonderful Harvest Celebration this week. The children presented a lovely Harvest assembly, Year One had linked this to their Enchanted Woodland Topic and presented poetry and artwork which they have prepared and Reception linked this to their English work, acting out the story of the Little Red Hen wonderfully. They joined together to sing […]
Thank you to all the Parents, Governors and Children who came and helped us with gardening this morning. It was great to see such a community feel and everybody helping our school. Your time is much appreciated. Take a look at just a few photographs below which our Eco Team will now use towards achieving […]
Thank you to all the parents, grandparents and family members who joined us for our Year Two Inspire Workshop. It was lovely for our children to be able to share their learning in Mathematics with you. One parent wrote in feedback afterwards… “It was a brilliant workshop and we both enjoyed it. All of the […]
We are delighted to introduce our Pupil Leadership Teams for 2017-2018. Our School Council – a group with a class representative that is voted in by their class to represent them in sharing their views with senior leaders and organising exciting school events and initiatives. Our School Council this year will be: Dhanya (Gorgeous Giraffes), […]
Our Eco Team have made a special video telling you all about the initiatives they have been leading in order to make our school Eco Friendly.
As a school, we celebrated European Languages Day on 26th September. This is an event marked by people all around to world to look at different languages which are spoken around Europe and to learn a little more about European countries. Each of our classes focused on a different country, learning a little of the […]
On Friday 29th September we held a Macmillan coffee morning. This was a fantastic opportunity for us to welcome our local community, family, friends and siblings of our new children to our school. There was plenty of time for parents to enjoy chatting and sharing a drink and then our children shared their work from […]
Our newly formed Digital Leader team thoroughly enjoyed showing off our new interactive floor to our Local Governing Body and Trust Chief Executive this week. They made their very own APP to present to them and challenged Mr Legge to beat them…. he took great delight in gaining the highest score! The Digital Leaders will […]
Thank you to all the parents who attended the Year Two parents meeting. For those of you who were unable to attend, a copy of the brief presentation is below. Please do not hesitate to contact your child’s class teacher if you have any questions. New to Year 2 Parents Meeting 2017
A few children chose to read a book together during free-flow today. In the story, a stegosaurus went missing. The children then decided to go looking around the outdoor area for it and invited their friends to help them with the search. The excitement level grew when they soon noticed some patches of mud scattered […]
Thank you so much to the parents who came and helped with our Gardening this week. It was lovely to have you involved in helping us to make our school look better and your time is very, very much appreciated. Thank you also to those of you who sent your apologies and suggested we do […]
This week the children enjoyed learning more about the author Roald Dahl. Year Two made an extra special effort as Roald Dahl is their focus author. They presented an assembly for the rest of the school about Roald Dahl at the end of the day.
Reception thoroughly enjoyed their well getting to know their new school. Fun and laughter was very evident as they made new friends, discovered new equipment and enjoyed their first lunch at school followed by fun on the trim trail and using the equipment on the big playground. We look forward to many more happy moments […]
Happy children , proud parents and lots and lots of fun was everywhere today as our new Reception children spent their very first time in school without their parents. They all had a lovely time and thoroughly enjoying making some new friends and experimenting with some of our learning equipment. Everybody is looking forward to […]
A Great Welcome Picnic today! Thank you to our new Reception children and their parents who joined us for our welcome picnic on Wednesday. It was a lovely time and great to see so many children excited about starting school properly the following day. We hope this is the start of many, many happy years […]
Today was a sad day for RFPS as we said goodbye to Miss McKenna and Mr Shaw from Game On and to Mrs Style and Miss Gregory, our Year One Teachers. All of them have been an incredible part of our school team and we have been privileged to have them working with us. Our […]
This year, we have been working hard to grow our own crops. Earlier in the year, with the help of a local business, we planted an apple tree. We were so excited this week to see that apples were hanging from the branches. We are just letting them grow a little larger and then we […]
This year has been a fantastic year and we finished the term with our end of year congratulations assembly. Children achieved certificates for Writer of the Year, Reader of the Year, Mathematician of the Year, Best Behaviour this year, Most progress and Overall Stars of the Year. Certificates were also awarded to our school teams; […]
Well done to all our Reception children who presented a fabulous end of year assembly this week. They looked back on the year and thought about their favourite moments. Mums, Dads, Grandparents, Family Friends filled the hall and there wasn’t a dry eye anywhere as our little ones confidently presented a wonderful reflection on their […]
At RFPS, we believe it is very important for children to enjoy music, be able to keep a rhythm and join in with singing. We also believe it is good to encourage every child to learn to play a musical instrument. Reception children learn to play the steel pans. Year One children learn to play […]
A fabulous evening of fun was had by all at the Friends of RFPS disco. There was dancing, games, glo sticks and social time for parents. A great event which raised £490 towards our Now Press Play Interactive Headphones that we are saving to buy. Many thanks to everybody who helped to organise this.
Rio de Vida! Year One finished their Rio de Vida topic in style with a carnival! During their P.E lessons with Miss McKenna and Mr Shaw, the children have been practising a carnival inspired dance choreographed to upbeat music. In class, the children designed and made their own brightly coloured masks and maracas to wear […]
Our School Choir who meet each Thursday after school have been working hard to make their own video. The choir thought carefully about their choice of track and decided that ‘The Climb’ was perfect as it links so very well with our vision to Inspire to be the best imagined and persevere, even if sometimes […]
The competition was incredible as Reception challenged Year One to compete in a carousel of activities during our Sports Day. Parents joined us too and many of them joined in at the end. The sun was shining and the atmosphere was wonderful. Thank you to all our children for their fabulous sporting spirit and to […]
Great excitement this week as Miss Denton, the Science Teachers from RFSS came to visit us with Rambo their tortoise. She talked to the children about Tortoises and they had lots of opportunities to ask questions and further develop their Science knowledge. Miss Denton was very impressed with our children’s level of questioning and very […]