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Feed the birds – tuppence a bag

31st January 2020

We’ve looked at their anatomy, identified two types of feathers and had a go at staying quiet and spotting them! This week we’ve been feeding the birds. Most people recognise that we need to provide extra food for the birds, but did you know that they also need clean water? Not only to drink and…

IAPS Skiing Championships

31st January 2020

Watch this space………….. Four of our Year 8 boys are preparing to take part in IAPS Skiing Championships in Italy this March 2020. They will be competing in giant slalom, parallel slalom and ski cross races in Passo del Tonale. We wish them lots of luck!

Head Chef Andras moves to pastures new

31st January 2020

In assembly this morning Mr Oldroyd told the children that our Head Chef, Andras, is moving onto pastures new as his family relocates to Winchester. We would all like to thank Andras for his delicious food and commitment to Barrow Hills School and wish him luck for the future.

Chinese New Year

24th January 2020

In celebration of Chinese New Year on Saturday 25th January we had a Chinese themed lunch on Thursday 23rd January. The New Year brings a a host of superstitions that will apparently dictate how the next 12 months will play out for each of us. Washing clothes, using scissors and sweeping floors are some of…

Barrow Hills Library Encourages Gaming!

24th January 2020

That caught the eye of a few people, not least any children reading the weekly newsletter I bet! Yes, the Barrow Hills’ Librarian welcomes children from across the Prep department every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday lunchtime to come to the library to play games together, or with me! Spread the word… No, I haven’t suddenly…

Parkinson’s Awareness Week

24th January 2020

Children were learning about Parkinson’s last week. The awareness week was organised by the Head’s wife, Mrs Niki Oldroyd who was diagnosed with the condition at the age of 25 in 1992. “My particular challenges with Parkinson’s are in initiating movement (usually walking) and freezing, where my brain is saying go but my legs are…

Grade 1 Piano success

24th January 2020

Congratulations go to Ben (3G) for passing Grade 1 Piano with merit in the Autumn Term 2019. He was presented with his certificate in Friday’s assembly. Well done Ben!

Green Commendation for Ollie

24th January 2020

Mr Crisell and Mr Oldroyd had great pleasure in presenting Ollie (3R) with a Green Commendation for independent story writing. Mr Crisell said, “Ollie had a mountain to climb and he did it. We are so proud of him”.  Ollie’s story was all about a mythical creature. Well done Ollie!

Year 1 Paint Queen Victoria

24th January 2020

Year 1 have worked extremely hard to draw and paint pictures of Queen Victoria. It was definitely a challenge but they all had a go. Well done Year 1 your pictures are fabulous.

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