A big well done to the Selsdon girls football team, who braved the cold and drizzle yesterday to travel to Heavers Farm for the second round of the Croydon Girls Football League. With an extra school joining this term, the girls had to play four matches in an exhausting Friday afternoon competition.
Showing a sterling effort, the girls, some who had played before and some who hadn’t, worked together as a team to put up a fantastic fight against some experienced and skilful sides.
We’re looking forward to the continuation of the league next term, when we can look to develop on this fantastic teamwork and really pull together to beat the other teams.
A big well done to all that took part, and well done to the girls from our partner school, Heavers Farm, who are sitting at the top of the league after yesterday’s matches.
We are pleased to be holding a series of reading workshops for parents of our Year 1 children. The workshops allow our teachers to work together with parents to discuss the coloured book banding system we use and to suggest strategies for helping children progress with their home reading. Letters with more detail about the book banding system have gone out in book bags – a copy of which is attached.
Reading Support for Years 1 and 2 November 2015
The dates of the workshops are:
Hedgehogs: 8th December 9am
Squirrels: 9th December 9am
Badgers: 10th December 9am
We look forward to working with you to help improve your child’s reading.
A reminder that tomorrow you may wear your funky flat footwear to school for a donation of chocolate or £1 for the school Christmas fair.
Then straight after school is the Christmas fair in the hall and playground!
Yesterday, we took a team of Year 1 and 2 children down to Harris Academy, Crystal Palace for the Sportshall Athletics competition. This included lots of activities, such as running, jumping, throwing and balancing.
This was a really fun event and the Selsdon children competed really really well, collecting a number of gold and silver stickers for each event!
Well done to all of our fantastic athletes from Years 1 and 2. Everyone is very proud of our performances! A special well done to Chloe G from Squirrel class, who was the only Year 1 on Selsdon’s team, among loads of Year 2 children. What a star!
Have a look at the pictures below to see some of the activities that the children got up to.
At the Federation of Heavers Farm and Selsdon Primary Schools we aim to be Healthy Schools. It is important that we consider all elements of our work to ensure that we promote health awareness to all members of the school community.
We promote healthy eating patterns to our children at school, by taking a pro-active approach to improving the health and wellbeing of children.
Therefore we do not allow sweets, chocolates, cakes or party bags from home as we have children with food allergies in school and dietary requirements.
We celebrate birthdays in every year group by singing to the birthday boy or girl and talking to them about what special things they might do.
On Friday it is Funky Flat Footwear day, where you can wear a pair of flat shoes to school for a donation of chocolate or £1 towards the Christmas Fair. Remember that your shoes should also be suitable for you to go into the playground!