Rodmarton Primary School

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Rodmarton, Cirencester, GL7 6PE

Headteacher: Mrs C Musty - Enquiries: Mrs Dent, admin@rodmarton.gloucs.sch.uk, 01285 841284

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Wild Wonder Day

The children worked with professional wildlife photographer and author, Iain Green. They had a fantastic day of photographing the nature and wildlife around them.

Iain said he had a wonderful day with us and it was a real joy working with our pupils and staff. He said the pupils were so focussed, observant and creative in their photography. We plan to make these pictures available for sale and will send details shortly.

Here are some images of our pupils participating in Wild Wonder Day in our Forest School:

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World Book Day

This year we all dressed up as a character from our favourite book. The ‘Creative Costume’ award went to Lily from Falcon class, who received a voucher for Octavia’s bookshop in Cirencester.
The winner of the competition to design our library cards was announced. Well done to Eliza for designing the winning entry and Frankie for coming a close second! We would like to say ‘thank – you’ to Octavia for donating book vouchers and supporting our World Book Day events.
Each class visited our Eco-library for the first time since it became a real library with scanners and library cards! Children were given their own library cards and were able to borrow one fiction and one non-fiction book.

‘I really like the new library because we get to take the books home, then we bring them back and we all share!’

Sebastian, Eagle class.

This year all the children read with their ‘book buddy’. This involved the older children sharing books with the younger children. The older children were able to support younger children with their reading and then inspire them by reading their own books. The children really enjoyed this activity and we hope there will be more opportunities in the future for the book buddies to read together.

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Year 6 Debating Team – February 2016

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On Wednesday 9th February Izzy, Meg, Nicky and Scarlett took part in the School Games Primary Debating Competition at Kingshill School. The children had a difficult job convincing the judges that footballers should be paid the highest salaries of all the sports! They wrote excellent arguments and delivered them clearly, working well as a team. We are delighted to announce that they won the event and are now through to the County Final at Cheltenham College in March. Well done children! You came up against some stiff competition but you stuck to your argument and showed great sportsmanship throughout.