Picnic Lunch and Sports Day
Horray! The weather held up and we managed to have a brilliant Picnic Lunch and complete Sports Day without any rain!
The children started their early afternoon with their picnic lunch outside on the grass. Everyone enjoyed sitting outside eating their picnics together.
We then had a really successful and fun Sports Day at the Junior Academy with Mr Richardson and Mrs Hiner. Well done to everyone who took part – you all worked so hard and did us really proud.

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Mat Ball Competition
We are very proud of all of the Year 1 children who represented us at Wales High School for the Mat Ball Tournament. You did us all very proud.
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Rowdy Robots
Well done to all who attended the Rowdy Robots sessions. It was great fun and the outcome was some amazingly brilliant robots! A bigger well done to the winners, Design winner Alfie Churm and Race winner Samuel Garratt.

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A Royal Dinner
To celebrate the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle we had a royal wedding dinner. Those who had the option were given a special crown and there were wedding activity sheets for everyone to enjoy.

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New Trim Trail
The wait is over and we don’t have to be tortured in suspense anymore…our brand new and improved trim trail is now ready and being fully appreciated by all. Luckily at the end of last half term we had some lovely weather which allowed us to get out and make the most of the new equipment.
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Super Mum!

A huge well done to Ben Rogerson’s mum who ran the ‘North Lincolnshire’ half marathon. She ran a whopping 13.1miles to raise awareness for the Spinal Injury fund.


Brand New Spar

Selected children were at the grand opening of the newly relocated Spar in Thurcroft. We were joined by local businesses and  the Mayor of Rotherham,  Councillor Eve Rose Keenan for the official opening of the Spar and Greggs store. What a fantastic event for the
children who attended to be apart of! We were all then even luckier to be given some tasty fruit from the SPAR which we all enjoyed at playtime. Thank you!!!


Outdoor Learning in the fab weather

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Year 2 made the most of the glorious weather and took their learning outdoors. Lets hope it’s not the last of it!

BBC Breakfast – Shakespeare Week – Book Launch
We were LIVE on the BBC this morning, launching the Shakespeare Week book hunt. Ian Mcmillan came in and we all wrote an amazing poem together! What a fantastic morning. Keep an eye out for the clues as to where the book will be! Where will it end up?


All content is from BBC Breakfast 12.03.2018

Shakespeare Week Shakespeare Week starts tomorrow and the Big Shakespeare Book Hunt starts LIVE on BBCBreakfast from our very own school with Ian Mc Millan! We cannot wait!
Tune in from 7:27am until 8:50am (obviously don’t be late for school though)
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World Book Day
Please remember that it is World Book Day tomorrow. Miss Thompson is already ready with her Bedtime story.
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Well done everybody! Today we have achieved 100% attendance throughout the whole school! Everybody in F2, Y1 and Y2 turned up today! Now we just have to keep it up!

Pats on the back all round!!!!

Beast from the East
We are sorry for any disruption caused by Thursday’s closure. The roads around the school were not safe and there was a lot of ice on grounds. As you are aware, we only close in extreme circumstances and we didn’t let the Beast stop us for long!
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Coffee Morning
Thank you to all parents/carers who turned up for the Parent Voice Coffee Morning on 23rd January. We had the anti bullying co-ordinator in attendance who was very happy to meet you all. She was very impressed with the discussions we had.

100% Attendence Tree
Have you seen our 100% attendance tree?  It is displayed in the school reception for everyone to see. Come and find your name if you have 100% attendance so far!

A HUGE well done to:

Liaghnisha Foster
Mia Rose Lee
Christos Orakalidis
Lily Pickering
Leah Wright
Caitlin Evetts-Turner
Oliver Gouldsbrough
Jaylen Haywood
Harvey Turner
Annaliese Waterhouse
Joshua-James Waterhouse
Lexi-Mai Williams
Kaiden Buswell
Ava Darbyshire
April-Anne Fox
Jasper Fretwell
Morgan Knight
Eva Mandishona
Finley Rodgers
Bobby-Jay Sutton
Faith Waterhouse
Alexander Clarke
Cleo Foster
August-Rose Fox
Gemma Louise Kelk
Amelia Phillips
Jake Rolfe
Louise Sharpe
Lacey Brown
Edith Cooper
Millie-Jae Langton
Alfie Martin
Phoebe Davies
Grace Ellerton-Milner
Ollie Evetts-Turner
Freya Barratt
Jessica Murphy
Eva Pickering

We had an amazing Christmas at Thurcroft (those who were well enough) as Santa himself came to visit us and bring us all some presents. A delicious Christmas dinner was enjoyed by some of the children and we all had Christmas parties too! What a busy time it was! Well done to everyone for a superb effort in the Christmas Play! Everybody enjoyed it immensely.
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Harvest Festival
Thank you for all of the Harvest contributions. We had an amazing display which was taken away to support the local communities.


You all looked so amazing when you turned up for the Halloween Disco and Film night. From the two nights we raised; £146.50 from the disco and £395.50 from the film night. Thank you all for coming and enjoying the spooky fun!
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Diwali Day
What a huge hit Diwali day was! The children enjoyed celebrating all things Diwali; making Diya’s, candles, crafts, sampling food and doing some acting.

Attendance Facts

Being in school matters, that’s why it’s the law. A 2 week holiday during term time takes attendance down to 94.7% without any other absences, this already places the child in the lower category for attendance and reduces their achievement level.
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Being in school on time is a positive start to the day. It helps your child get the most from their education and inevitably leads to achievement and success.
Good time keeping means… being in school before the registration bell. late

What a great time we all had watching Jack and the Beanstalk by M&M Productions.
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MacMillan’s Coffee Morning
Thank you to everyone who helped and who came along. You really were the ‘icing on the cake’. We raised £217.84! Thank you again!


News from 2016/2017