On Friday 16th November we raised money for Children in Need by dressing up in spots or stripes. As a school, we’re delighted that we were able to raise money to support vulnerable children all around the U.K. Within classes, children learnt the reason behind raising money for this cause and enjoyed taking part by eating […]
Year three had a fantastic afternoon transporting back to the Stone Age and creating their own cave art. They used different mediums such as paint, charcoal and chalk to create their fabulous images.
Once again, the children and staff observed a minutes silence to remember those who died or were injured serving their country during the war. We wore our poppies with pride and we also made poppies to put on display to show to all our parents and visitors as they came into the school grounds. WE […]
As part of our outdoor learning, Year 3 learnt about the Gunpowder Plot and the significance of having Bonfire Night and fireworks. We created our own fireworks on the playground using chalk.
On Wednesday 7th November, our school had a special visit from Wasps. Children in Years 1, 2 and 3 all took part in an assembly where they learnt about the history of Wasps rugby team and also some of the rules – they even got to take part in a quick game. After that, Year […]
Thank you to all the parents, grandparents and family members who joined us for our Year Three Maths Inspire Workshop. It was lovely for our children to be able to share their learning in Mathematics with you. It is lovely to be able to encourage parents to share in their children’s learning. Please do put […]
Year 3 had a fabulous morning at the local library where they took part in a creative writing workshop led by the writer and illustrator, Chris White. This involved them creating their own pets using characteristics of other animals and then forming a poem. Their behaviour was brilliant, they were a credit to the school. […]
Nationally, October is known as ‘Black History Month’, where tribute is celebrated for inspirational people in the past who have made a significant difference. At RFPS, we have been learning about the lives of these significant individuals and celebrating the impact that they have made to our society. Our children have learnt about many people […]
On Tuesday, the Reception children took part in an Inspire Maths Workshop. Both children and parents had a wonderful time and took part in various maths activities. Maths is a huge part of the curriculum so we would like to thank parents for getting involved and taking part. If you have any questions about Maths […]
We hope you have all had a wonderful summer with your children and that you are looking forward to the start of a new term at RFPS. Below is some information about new morning drop offs for all year groups. Please read it carefully. When RFPS opened in 2015 it was always intended that the […]
On Friday 20th July we took the whole school to Twin Lakes in Melton Mowbray as an end of academic year treat. We had such an amazing day! The children were fabulous – so polite and well behaved. Several members of the public and Twin Lakes’ staff commented on what a lovely school we were, […]
Congratulations to all the children who achieved either 99% or 100% attendance for the whole academic year.
On Wednesday 18th July our Year 1 children visited St Marie’s Church on Dunchurch Road, Rugby. They met with Deacon Gerard who taught them about the history of the church and the symbols around the building. The children spent some time sketching different parts of the church. As always their behaviour was fantastic! They had […]
Today School Council were very lucky to meet with Rugby Rokeby Lions where the school was presented with over £900 in books. The children read with the President and Secretary and shared their love and passion towards reading. A huge thank you to Rugby Rokeby Lions.
Today, we have been focusing on our Geography skills and have had a special Geography day. This gave each year group the opportunity to apply their Science skills and use them within everyday life. the children thoroughly enjoyed the day. Year One particularly enjoyed collecting data during fieldwork. they looked at the number of houses/ trees […]
Today we all remembered those who sadly lost their lives or were injured in the Grenfell Tower fire, which was one year ago. All our children joined hands in a circle and stood in silence as a sign of respect and thought of those involved. Well done to our children who were absolutely respectful and […]
Thank you to all our Dad’s, Grandad’s, Uncle’s and Male Family Members who joined our children for a lovely Fish and Chip Lunch followed by organised games on our playground. It was lovely to see so many smiles from both children and adults and everybody getting so competitive with the games as they enjoyed having […]
Thank you to all our Year one parents and grandparents who joined us for our Maths Inspire Workshop. We know some of you were challenged by your children and have some practice to do with your Fluency, Reasoning and Problem Solving skills! The children absolutely loved showing you how their learn their Mathematics, and it […]
On Monday, we enjoyed learning more about the Royal Family and celebrating the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan, who became the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. The children thoroughly enjoyed dressing in Red, White and Blue, Role Playing the Wedding ceremony, learning more about our Royal Family and making Union Jacks to decorate […]
As a thank you to our children for being amazing when our inspectors visited school last week, we all enjoyed an ice cream from an ice cream van on Monday. It was a lovely opportunity for us all to celebrate the wonderful achievements of our school in just three years since we opened in September 2015. […]
Thank you to all the parents, family members and friends who came to enjoy sharing the learning with our Reception children. It was lovely for the children to be able to share their English learning, do some activities with our little ones and take some ideas home. We really appreciate your support.
This week, we had a visit from Katie, our Road Safety Officer. She worked with Year Two children this time, doing a workshop based on how to safely cross the road and giving them the opportunity to role play different incidents. The children will be bringing home activity books tonight to consolidate their knowledge and […]
Today, our Year One and Two girls football team competed with school around Rugby in a Football Tournament. They played incredibly well and won the tournament. This was our first ever tournament so was a great testament to their hard work training for this. Well done also to Leyla, who was awarded Player of the […]
On Monday, Year 2 went on an exciting SMSC trip to a Mosque. The children in Year 2 have been learning about how Muslims worship in a Mosque and the way in which they pray so it was really useful and exciting to have an opportunity to see this in real life. We saw the […]
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 […]
We had a record number of children who achived 100% attendance during the Spring Term. They were awarded a certificate in assembly. Well done everybody. Many of these children are now challenging themselves to obtain a 100% attendance certificate for the whole year at the end of the summer term, a much trickier challenges as […]
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 […]
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.