Learning the skill of sketch noting!

 

Over the last 2 terms, learners in year 3 and children throughout the junior department have taken part in The Arts Council for Wales Lead Creative School Project. We have been lucky enough to work with artist Angie Stevens. Through this work the children have learned the skill of sketch noting – this involves using a combination of sketches and words to convey meaning and understanding. The children have really impressed us with their work. Thank you Angie!

 

 

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Red Nose Day 2017

March 28th, 2017

A big red nose thank you to the whole school community!

 

Our whole school community came together last week to support Comic Relief. Y4 learners organised the sale of red noses and the whole school came dressed in red, red noses and non-uniform to raise money for this worthwhile caused. Not including the sale of red noses, over £200 was raised. Well done and thank you everyone!

 

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by sketch noting Hassan’s story with the help of artist Angie Stevens.

Eisteddfod 2017

March 4th, 2017

We are so proud of our whole school community who came together to celebrate and share our Welsh heritage and culture in our annual Eisteddfod. A big thank you to all our families for supporting this event. We are blown away by the hard work, determination and talent shown by all learners. Home culture homework is outstanding! Thank you also to our learners who shared their home cultures with us. Congratulations go to Ruby House who won the 2017 Eisteddfod and to Leah in Y6 who was chaired Eisteddfod Bard.

 

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Congratulations Leah!

Our nursery learners also got in on the act!

 

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Nadolig Llawen! Merry Christmas!

December 16th, 2016

We would like to wish our whole school community a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Nadolig Llawen a blwydden newydd dda! We look forward to seeing everyone when school reopens on Tuesday January 3rd 2017.

 

 

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Anti-bullying news

November 21st, 2016

Our Helping Heroes are on the search for new recruits to join their team of anti-bullying ambassadors. They launched their search during school assemblies last week and are on the look out for kind, caring and compassionate learners who are good at displaying this term’s habit of listening with understanding and empathy. Could this be you?

 

 

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Our Leading Lights pupil voice group have also been doing some work on anti-bullying. They have produced some fantastic, emotional poems which capture the essence of how bullies can make you feel.

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Thank you!

November 21st, 2016

We would like to thank the whole school community for supporting BBC Children in Need. We raised a fantastic £213.20. Well done everyone!

 

 

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On Friday 18th November the whole school community will be supporting BBC Children In Need. The theme this year is “Do your thing.” We are encouraging our whole learning community to do their thing by coming to school on Friday 18th November dressed as what you dream of being or doing when you grow up. Share your talents, hopes and dreams for the future with us and bring in a donation for Children in Need. 

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Do your thing and help us to support this worthwhile cause. 

Millbrook Remembers

November 11th, 2016

The whole learning community paid their respects to those who gave their lives in the First and Second World Wars and in other conflict around the World today. The whole school held a minute’s silence and a special Somme Rose has been planted in the school grounds. Year 6 were proud to take part in Bettws Community Remembrance Service at St David’s Church. A very moving day. Thank you to everyone involved. 

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Following our work with The Personal Financial Education Group (PFEG) over the last year were are delighted to have been recognised as a centre for excellence in financial education. Mrs Drew and Mrs George travelled to London where they were presented with our award. We are grateful to Experian for their support and to Newport North Communities North. Our whole learning community has embraced the need to develop and improve financial awareness and understanding. Thank you all pupils, families and staff for your hard work. 

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Food Hygiene Rating

November 1st, 2016

Please note that Millbrook Primary School has a food hygiene rating of 5 in respect of our school kitchen, canteen and all food preparation undertaken by the school. This is the highest rating that can be achieved.

 

 

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Dates For Your Diary

Spring Term 2017
Monday 6th March - PC Lisa Stay Smart in Y3
Wednesday 8th March - Friday 10th March - Y6 residential trip
Thursday 9th March - Y1 Trip to Cardiff museum
Thursday 16th March - Wednesday 22nd March - Scholastic Book Fair in school
Friday 17th March - come dressed as your favourite book character as we celebrate our love of books
Monday 20th March - PC Lisa Friend or Foe in Y4
Friday 24th March - Red Nose Day
Friday 24th March - Cultural assembly for Reception
Friday 24th March - Lego workshops for Y3, Y4 and Y5
Monday 27th March - Parent consultations KS2
Tuesday 28th March - Parent consultations KS2
Wednesday 29th March - Parent consultations foundation phase
Thursday 30th March - Parent consultations foundation phase
Monday 3rd April - PC Lisa Y6 Cyber Safe
Monday 3rd April - 2pm Parent council
Tuesday 4th April - Y6 Save the Children event
Tuesday 4th April - Millbrook perform at Newport Dance festival in the evening
Wednesday 5th April - Easter disco
Friday 7th April - Break up for Easter

EASTER HOLIDAYS

Summer Term 2017
Monday 24th April - Back to school
Monday 24th April - PC Lisa Y6
Monday 1st May - May Bank Holiday
Wednesday 3rd May - National Tests start
Wednesday 10th May - National test window closes

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