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 […]
We wish all our children, families and community members a very happy Christmas and a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year. 2017 has been a fabulous year for RFPS and we look forward to an even better 2018.
This week, we said goodbye to Mrs Sanders who is beginning a new venture fulfilling her dream of starting a drama business. We thanked her for all her hard work at RFPS and she promised she would come back and visit us regularly. We also said Au Revoir to Chloe, our French student who has […]
As part of our Live Advent Calendar this year, the children brought an additional pair of gloves or socks which they donated to a local charity who will give them to homeless people around Rugby. Hope 4 is a community run local charity, which aims to support the homeless people of Rugby. They provide warm […]
Thank you to our Year Two children who led us singing carols around Christingles on our school playground. It was lovely to see so many families join us for this special event leading up to Christmas. Particular thanks to Miss Hearle for teaching the children all the carols and to Miss Samra and Miss Wilson […]
Today, our Year Two children went to sing carols to residents at Westlands Care Home. The children were absolutely fabulous and were a credit to RFPS, themselves and their families. The children enjoyed chatting to the residents and the residents thoroughly enjoyed meeting our children. Well done to everybody who took part.
An Outstanding production from Year One this week. Well done to everybody who sang, had a speaking part or acted out part of the Christmas Story… with a little twist and humour added in. It was truly incredible to see how confident and capable you are all becoming.
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 donating food items as part of our Harvest celebrations. 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 […]
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.