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What we've been up to…

Welcome to our school blog. This is where you will be able to find out about what has been going on in school.

Christmas is coming!
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What a fun-filled week we have had! Christmas parties, Christmas dinners, Christmas crafts and Christmas carols! There's nothing like Christmas time at Michael School to help you feel festive! Merry Christmas Everyone!

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Nativi-tea fundraising...
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Thank you to everyone who came to our Nativi-tea cafe! Now we are starting to count up how much we made and this will be the budget for our School Council for this year. It's a good job two of our school councillors were able to help with the sorting and counting of all the money!

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Cello concert!
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On Thursday 12th December, our new cellists from Year 5 played their first concert. They really impressed us with their growth mindset and how quickly they have picked up their new skills. Thank you cellists, we look forward to hearing how much you have continued to improve at your next performance…

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Making Christingles at Michael Parish Church
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Reverend Hamer invited us to the church to make Christingles with the pre-school children from Playgroup. We learned all about the symbolism of the Christingle then we made our own, with the help of our kind parents, grandparents and friends. Everyone enjoyed listening to the story of the very firs…

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125th Anniversary!
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Today we celebrated the 125th anniversary of the oldest part of our original Michael School building! We dressed up as if we were pupils and teachers on this day in 1894 when the school 'opened up its door' as in our school song. We took part in Victorian school lessons led by Jo Callister and also…

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Victorian Day dance
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We learnt a traditional singing game called 'Thread follows the needle'. The first child is the needle and the rest of the children are the thread. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1oTqcRLAYuoVcZcFOb...

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The Little Red Hen
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In Poppy Class we have been learning the story of the Little Red Hen. "Who will help me knead the bread?" "We will!" said Poppy Class. Have a look in the Gallery for more photos.

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Entry Point: Poppy Class receives a mysterious letter...
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Mrs Stewart delivered a mysterious letter to Poppy Class this afternoon. We worked together to find the clues in our outdoors classroom and realised that the letter was from none other than Goldilocks and the Three Bears. We had fun turning the Cabin into the Bears' cottage and acting out the story…

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WCAS visit
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This afternoon we had a visit from the very knowledgeable Mike from the Western Civic Amenity Site! Every class was able to visit this wonderful education trailer and learn about reduce, reuse, recycle and alternative energy. The trailer is full of amazing information and even has solar panels and…

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