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    • Speak Up Club
      A year 5 pupil suggested we should have a ‘speak up’ club in school, where children could go and speak about their worries or concerns to one of their peers. We thought this was a great idea so the job was advertised to year 6 pupils.
    • Easter Assembly
      Year 4 led an Easter assembly that was shared with their families and with the rest of the school.
    • Tour de Yorkshire
      We were very lucky to see first hand the Tour de Yorkshire trophies that are presented to the male and female winners of this prestigious cycling competition.
    • Cross Country
      On Friday afternoon, 15 of our most resilient youngsters took part in the Scarborough College Cross Country Challenge.
    • Y5 Read and Stay
      Year 5 classrooms were filled with a wonderful buzz on Tuesday as many parents joined us for a reading session at the end of the day. Firstly, top tips for reading at home were shared and the importance of questioning and clarifying were stressed.
    • Rocket Cars
      Race day! All of year 5 assembled at the safety line in eager anticipation to watch their cars race. The army inserted the rockets to provide the thrust and the children provided the loud count down and cheers.
    • Listen to KCFM this afternoon.
      Some of our children have been interviewed by KCFM. The broadcast will be 3.50pm this afternoon.
    • Bloodhound - day 2
      Year 5 began to sketch their initial ideas for their rocket cars. Children worked in pairs or groups of three to discuss and agree a final design – negotiation and compromise were key.
    • Bloodhound
      Preparations are under way to design and build the fastest rocket car. Y5 are working on the Bloodhound SSC project to combine science, engineering and maths in the hope of producing the fastest rocket powered car.
    • All packed up and ready to come home.
      Y6 residential pupils are on their way.
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