VE Day Celebrations!

On the 8th May it is the 75th anniversary of VE day – the day that people celebrated the end of World War Two in Europe. When we planned our celebrations back at the beginning of the school year we could never have imagined that we would not be able to do them in the way that we intended. The last few weeks have probably taught us all more about WW2 and how life changed for people than any lesson could possibly have done. We can appreciate how happy people must have felt after enduring six years at war. We know that lots of you will be marking the day at home and maybe having mini tea parties. We would love to hear all about it! We also know that some amazing enrichment homework projects have been completed – these will be displayed proudly when we all return to school.

Here on the Celebration blog we are taking a look back at how we celebrated Remembrance in 2018. We hope that whatever you are doing on the May Bank Holiday VE Day anniversary that you enjoy it, and have a wonderful day with your families.

Stay safe, with lots of love from all of the staff at Rushall XX

Happy Easter!

We would like to wish all of our children and their families a very Happy Easter! We miss you lots and can’t wait to see you when everything is back to normal. We know how much we will appreciate doing all of the things we usually take for granted after this experience. We look forward to seeing you all soon, until then keep smiling and being the amazing children you are,

With love and best wishes from all of the staff at Rushall XX 🌻🌺🐣🥰

Our Latest Millionaire!

Congratulations to Ellis who achieved ‘Word Millionaire’ status earlier this month on Accelerated Reader. We are very proud of you Ellis and we hope that your love of reading inspires others to read lots too. Keep reading everyone!!

World Book Day 2020!

We had a fabulous World Book Day on Thursday which began with a performance by the Hobgoblin theatre group of their show; ‘The Greatest Fairytale Ever Told’.

Following the show the children met with their buddy classes and reading partners to share their favourite books and stories. The children have also produced some fantastic enrichment homework all about reading which is displayed proudly in school.

Thank you to all of the staff for making this such a wonderful day, and to parents for your support with events such as this and your daily support with reading; this is priceless and helps the children develop in so many ways.

Successful Young Writers!

We are very proud to receive news that Ava, Fletcher, Jayden and Aaron in Year Two have had their work chosen to be published by the ‘Young Writers’ group. This is a fantastic achievement! We can’t wait to pick up a book and read their stories!

Happy Chinese New Year!

Things were very noisy this afternoon when a wild dragon rampaged around school!

Thankfully it was Early Years celebrating Chinese New Year! The dragon paraded around school followed by an enthusiastic walking band.

DJ Visit to Rushall!

We were very lucky yesterday to have a very special visitor in school – DJ Nathan Dawe!

Nathan spoke about his passion for music and how this had started when he began playing the trumpet whilst at school. He told the children all about his work in the music industry and how hard he worked at school and early on while he was building his business. He now has opportunities to travel and work with lots of different artists through his work. What an inspiration for us!

Young Voices 2020!

We are incredibly proud of our choir who performed at the ‘Young Voices’ event in Birmingham last week. The children put on a spectacular performance and behaved beautifully throughout the day. Miss Maeer and Miss Hawtin will be re-starting choir on Friday lunchtimes from this week; if this has inspired you please do come and join in!

Merry Christmas from all at Rushall!

We began our celebrations with our Early Years and Key Stage One Christmas performance; ‘Lights, Camel, Action!’

We all enjoyed our Christmas dinner – thank you Sue, Lesley and Gurjit for making this really special for us!

We continued our festivities with our spectacular Key Stage Two Christmas Concert. This included a brass section and drama and singing based on Christmas films.

We are so proud of all of our children for their amazing Christmas performances – well done everyone!! We wish all of our families a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Best Attendance Award!

Congratulations to Year 2 who have won our fabulous trophy for ‘Best Half Termly Attendance’ for Autumn 1. The trophy was received with pride in assembly this morning. Well done Year 2!!!!!

We have some more good news to share with you – we raised over £700 for Children In Need last week – more than ever before! This is amazing; a huge thank you to everyone involved and to the children for their wonderful fundraising ideas, planning and organisation.