This week Year 4 celebrated everything they have learnt in their topic, ‘I am Warrior’. They made Roman jewellery, shields and weapons, painted Roman artwork, created Roman mosaics, solved puzzles using Roman numerals, researched more about the Romans using books and iPads and finally took part in a Centurions March. We had a fantastic time, […]
On Tuesday the children had a very special visitor come all the way from the North Pole! Father Christmas saw all the children in their year groups and each child collected a gift. A huge thank you to Rugby Rokeby Lions Club for making this happen and massive thanks to the Friends of Rugby Free […]
We had a fantastic day on Monday for our Christmas arts & crafts day. Each year group completed at least two activities to make and take home.
Congratulations to our newly appointed Sports Leaders, who look forward to starting their new roles when we return in the new year. The following children will represent their classes: Year 5 – Amadou, Lola, Lacey Year 4 – Hunter, James, Aarav Year 3 – Lucas, John, Rebecca Year 2 – Whole year group – Ruben […]
A big thank you to everyone who applied to be one of our E-Safety Champion Digital leaders, I have heard there was some fantastic knowledge being shared and impassioned speeches! It is great that in our school the children are becoming so well versed in E-Safety and learning how to be confident digital citizens. Congratulations […]
We are absolutely delighted to announce that the winner of MP Mark Pawsey’s Christmas card competition and a runner up are both from Rugby Free Primary School! Kane in Y5 won the coveted competition, his Christmas card design will feature on all the MP’s official Christmas cards this year. Kane’s prize will also involve visiting […]
Year 2 had a lot of fun this week as they explored the fields behind school and used natural resources to build towers and bridges to match their topic. They thought about how they could use the materials they could find to make secure structures using their knowledge from the classroom. Everyone was able to […]
Throughout October Rugby Free have been celebrating Black History Month. Year 2 Studied Alice Ball, linked to their topic “Muck, Mess and Mixtures”. They created pieces of art using pipettes and wrote some facts about her significance. Year 4 have studied the Windrush generation. They began by studying significant African Caribbean figures who were present […]
The children had a fabulous day raising money for Children in Need by wearing their pyjamas to school! Thank you to the Pupil Parliament for choosing to do this. We raised £350 in donations which will be used by Children in Need to make a difference to disadvantaged children and young people in communities right […]
Thank you to Friends of RFPS for funding our exciting new playground markings. Thanks to their fantastic fundraising efforts we have been able to invest the money raised in something that really enhances playtimes at RFPS.
Year 3 had a fantastic day learning about the Stone Age. They became archaeologists and historians for the day, studying a range of artefacts. They enjoyed being hunter gatherers and carved their own weapons. They also learned about communication and cave art, foraged and created their own cave art.
We celebrated National ‘Tell a Story’ Day by having a SBOOKtacular day! Children (and staff) dressed up in fancy dress and each year group focussed on a different Spooktacular story for their learning for the day. The children looked wonderful and have raised funds which they will be spending on books for their class libraries. […]
The children at RFPS have loved our learning based around the book “Here We Are!” by Oliver Jeffers. Here are just a few examples of the fabulous work completed. How amazing our children are! #CLPEWordsForTheWorld #OliverJeffers
Prospective Parent tours will not be taking place due to the Covid19 lockdown in England starting on Thursday 5th November 2020. If you would like to speak to a member of the Senior Leadership Team please contact the school office on 01788 222088 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will arrange a time to call you […]
From Monday 8th June RFPS will be open for all Reception and Year 1 children. However, things will be slightly different – please see the videos below for more information.
Over the next week, we will be selecting some Year 4 pupils to take part in a Reading competition which will be ran by the local library. We will be creating a team and the team will take part in activities, such as book-related quizzes in a fun atmosphere and compete against other schools in […]
Rugby Free Primary School will be entering a Christmas Tree in the ‘Festival of Christmas Trees’ exhibition at St Andrew’s Church in Rugby. Every child has made a Christmas decoration to go on the tree and it would be really lovely if you could go and vote for our tree at the church. There will […]
On Monday, Year 3 visited the THINKTANK Museum in Birmingham. We split off into our groups and explored lots of different Sciencey things, from how bodies work, to past mechanics and engineering. We also had a ‘Magnets and Forces’ workshop with one of their experts. We learnt about how they work and we even got to […]
Congratulations to the children who have been elected to become part of Rugby Free Primary’s pupil Parliament. These children are: Year 1 – Theo, Roman, Calleigh Year 2 – Zara, Kieran, Sophie Year 3 – Skye, Bonnie, Sydney Year 4 – Minal, Annabelle Chinalurum
On Thursday 26th September 2019, RFPS celebrated European Languages Day. How exciting! We choose to study European Languages Day because lots of people around us speak different languages and at RFPS we want to celebrate all of the different cultures we have here at our school and all around our world. We find it fascinating […]
On Friday, Year 2 took part in lots of different activities to celebrate Roald Dahl day. They created their own poem in the style of Roald Dahl, took part in a quiz about his life and they even invented their very own chocolate bars just like Willy Wonka! They had a fantastic day celebrating their […]
This week we saw Reception performing their ‘End of Year’ show. It was a reflection on their first year at school and they showcased their adventure in the form of a bedtime story. All of the children were absolutely incredible and their Teachers couldn’t be any prouder! Well done to each and every one of […]
This week, we had two amazing sports days. Reception and Year 1 had theirs at school on Thursday and they enjoyed lots of different activities. Everyone showed greats sportsmanship by cheering each other on and supporting each other. Years 2 and 3 went to the athletics track to do their sports day and it was […]
On Tuesday 11th June 2019, Year Two went to visit a Mosque because they have been learning about Islam in their SMSC lessons. It was a rainy morning however the trip was fascinating. The Imam (priest) taught the children about lots of the similarities between the Islamic and Christian faith. Year Two enjoyed seeing the […]
Our D & T project this half term was to test a product on the market and research the taste, texture and ingredients. We researched flapjack before adapting the recipe to create our own. We chose marshmallows, sultanas, mixed dried fruits, apricots and chocolate chips. They were delicious!
On Monday, Year 3 visited Cadbury World as part of their Scrumdiddlyumptious topic. They learnt about the history of the Cadbury family and how they improved living conditions by creating Bournville. They had an opportunity to learn about chocolate through the ages, manipulate chocolate including writing their names in chocolate, sample their own chocolate pots […]
On Friday 7th June RFPS celebrated World Ocean’s Day, particularly focusing on litter pollution. Reception read a story about the ocean called ‘The Journey’ and explored how litter effects the ocean and the sea creatures. We then represented this in our own artwork. Some children created posters and made a mini Ocean to portray pollution […]
This week we had some special visitors in Reception, in the form of Amphibians. Tilly and Terrance the Tortoises joined us for a few days and we got to learn all about them and why we shouldn’t call them Turtles! We got to hold them, feed them and even bathe them. A special thank you […]
On Thursday, Year 2 walked to the top of the road to conduct a traffic survey. Before we left we made predictions and lots of children thought that we would see the most lorries as there are lots of factories in our local environment. Whilst we were there, we created a tally chart of each […]
To launch our new topic ‘Commotion in the Ocean’, Reception were given the task of either creating 3D models of different Sea creatures, or creating a diary of an experience they had over Easter. We almost fell over in amazement with the results of their hard work, so much so we wanted to display them […]
We have had a fabulous morning in Year 3 sharing our learning with our parents and peers. We have made sentence fortune tellers, story dice, completed interactive spelling and grammar quizzes and much much more. Thank you to all our parents for their support.
On Thursday, Year 1 performed their Easter Production, ‘Here comes Jesus’. The children have all worked really hard to learn their lines and the catchy songs. Thank you to everyone who came to watch and we hope you have a great Easter!
This week, three prizes were up for grabs for the children who have been participating in the reading challenge. Don’t forget to read regularly and have your reading diaries signed so that you can also be in with a chance to win at the end of the year. Good luck!
It was world art day on Friday 5th April for Rugby Free and we celebrated this special day by spending the whole day practicing art skills and being super creative! Each year group had a particular artist and image to look at and we either recreated that image or created our own interpretation of that […]
This week, Year 3 proudly presented their play Cinderella and Rockerfella. They have worked extremely hard to put their play together and we are very proud of them!
On Tuesday, Year 2 visited a Garden Centre to learn more about Plants. The trip was amazing. Although the weather wasn’t ideal, we managed to hunt through a secret garden and identify many plants we’d never seen before. Miss Bailey also tried to trick Year 2 by hiding some difficult facts for them to find […]
On Monday, Year 2 were very lucky to have a Beekeeper called Ray come and visit them as part of their ‘Scented Garden’ topic. Ray bought in a Beehive and taught Year 2 all about the different parts that help extract honey for us to eat. Year 2 even had the opportunity to try a […]
Year 1 had a very special visitor on Wednesday. A lady called Sarah Condry (a guide dog trainer) came into school with her dog Luna to see all the children for our Paws, Claws and Whiskers topic. We learnt a lot about the job of a guide dog and what you need to do as […]
On Tuesday Year 1 had an English Inspire Workshop where both children and adults took part in many different activities to support the understanding of how English is taught at RFPS. We created our own stories using story stones, practiced our letter formation, matched contractions, used Now Press Play to role play a pirate story […]