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Celebration Assembly

14th June 2018

Stars of the Week

Reception – Layla
Year 1 – Kai
Year 2 – Zara
Year 3 – Rizwah
Year 4 – Eve
Year 5 – Sadie
Year 6 – Favour

Highest Attendance

96.7% – Year 1
96.7% – Year 3

6th June 2018

Stars of the Week

Reception – Noah
Year 1 – Kacey
Year 2 – Neve
Year 3 – Hayden
Year 4 – Charlie
Year 5 – Jack S
Year 6 – Laila

Highest Attendance

97.1% – Year 1
100% – Year 5

Out of school achievements

Penny L – has achieved her 100m swimming badge and certificate. She had to swim front crawl without stopping! She has also received her learn to swim 5 and her grade 4 water skills.
Neve – has achieved a few awards this week: grade 4 water skills, learn to swim stage 5 (swimming 25m) and 100m certificate and badge.
Evie Grace – she performed 2 street dance routines at the Gordan Craig. She showed great confidence.
Miss Williams and Mrs Mehan – they completed the Colour Run last week. They had to show perserverance and determination to finish the race!

25th May 2018

Stars of the Week

Reception – Grace
Year 1 – Preston
Year 2 – Katy
Year 3 – Olivia
Year 4 – Asha
Year 5 – Georgia
Year 6 – Favour

Highest Attendance

94.9% – Year 1
98.6% – Year 6

Well done to the Year 2’s who won the Goal Ball tournament last Friday: Madison, Megh, Charlie S, Jacob, Alfie, Katy, Charlie Th and Penny.

Out of school achievements

Ben W – trampoline Level 6 and Level 7 awards. Ben is beginning to learn front flips.
Chloe B – has written a fantastic rhyming poem following the inspiration of the Young Writer’s competition.
Charlie S – had a football presentation last week and received Player of the Year. Over the whole season he has scored 29 goals, only one less than Harry Kane for Spurs! His favourite position to play is as a midfielder and his best goal was an overhead kick!
Mrs Murrill and Mrs Cornish – for their amazing tap dancing!

18th May 2018

Stars of the Week

Reception – Henley
Year 1 – Lois
Year 2 – Oliver
Year 3 – Beau
Year 4 – George
Year 5 – Raghib
Year 6 – Jake M

Well done to Year 1 for a lovely class assembly today. It was great to learn more about Kenya and Greenland!

Highest Attendance

99.4% – Reception
99.4% – Year 6

Out of school achievements

Alicia D –  completed her 200m swimming award. She had to swim 8 lengths front crawl!
William P – won a medal for winning his very first football tournament.
Jessica H – auditioned in January for High School Musical and has been chosen to perform at the Gordon Craig.
Riley and Tanaka – received an enormous trophy for their Stevenage football match against Gloucester. They won 4-1 in the final. Also, they have both signed new contracts for the year with Stevenage Boro Academy.

10th May 2018

Stars of the Week

Reception – Lenni
Year 1 – Louis F
Year 2 – Thomas
Year 3 – Ashleigh
Year 4 – Renae
Year 5 – Riley
Year 6 – Jenson

Well done to the boys’ football team for WINNING THE LEAGUE!  They won all of their matches for the season. The team was: Jenson, Ollie, Jake N, Connor, Jayden, Dion, Teddy, Jake M, Tommy and Tanaka.

Highest Attendance

95.9% – Reception
96.6% – Year 5

Out of school achievements
Charlie Th – achieved his best push up badge in Thai boxing. He also got to hold a bald eagle on his birthday at the weekend! It was nearly the same size as him!
Sasha – has been chosen to go to Hampton Court palace for the 500 word story writing final.
Molly J – she was one of only five students selected to perform in an aerial display in Harlow. Molly had to perform on a trapeze!

4th May 2018

Stars of the Week

Reception – Joe
Year 1 – Minnie
Year 2 – Lilia
Year 3 – Kailan
Year 4 – Nina
Year 5 – Cody
Year 6 – Justin

Highest Attendance

97.6% – Year 2
99% – Year 6

Out of school achievements
Giulia – achieved her 100m swimming badge. Giulia had to swim front crawl!

27th April 2018

Stars of the Week

Reception – Rhys C
Year 1 – Kacey D
Year 2 – Owen C
Year 3 – Imogen B
Year 4 – Leo G
Year 5 – Lily H
Year 6 – Rutvi S

Highest Attendance

100% – Rec
99% – Year 6

Out of school achievements
Lily F – has achieved both her 50m and 100m swimming badges. She had to swim 4 lengths without stopping! Lily definitely showed determination!  The expectation by the end of Year 6 is to swim 25m so this is a fantastic achievement as Lily is in Year 2!
George C – played in a rugby tournament last week. He had a few injuries but persevered. He received a rugby ball to help him practise at home.
Poppy C – came 3rd at Miracle Dance Festival. She had to keep smiling and use pointy toes. Poppy showed our learning behaviour Enjoyment!

20th April 2018

Stars of the Week

Reception – Joseph

Year 1 – Summer T
Year 2 – Lily F
Year 3 – Poppy C
Year 4 – William P
Year 5 – Stanley A
Year 6 – Clio D

Highest Attendance

95.8% – Rec
95.9% – Year 4

Out of school achievements
Moeez and Farhan – they both raised money for Cancer Research along with their dad and elder brother. They went to Tesco and collected money.
Giulia – has taken part in her first play. She was acting in the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. She played Professor Kirk. Giulia shared her line in assembly too!
Molly J – competed at the Royal Academy of Dance awards. Molly was selected for the final 8 dancers out of 90!
Alfie J – won Man of the Match twice over the Easter holidays.
Brooklyn – is now working towards his gold senior belt in Tae Kwon Do.
Preston – has received his purple belt in Tae Kwon Do. Preston is now working towards his red belt.
Hollie – faced her fear and went on the Vampire roller coaster at Chessington!

Football
During the Easter holidays Ollie C, Tanaka, Teddy and Riley C went to the Isle of Wight to play football. They were a credit to the school and themselves. Steve Cook (the district football coach) was impressed with their attitude and behaviour.  They came 2nd in the competition.

29th March 2018

Stars of the Week

Reception – Jethro

Year 1 – Layla H
Year 2 – Charlie Th
Year 3 – Harrison E
Year 4 – Roman P
Year 5 – Oliver R
Year 6 – Teddy O

Highest Attendance

Congratulations to Year 5 who are the overall attendance winners for the Spring term.

Out of school achievements
Josh B – has achieved his 50m swimming badge. He had to swim backstroke and front crawl. He has also received Beaver badges for swimming and crafting!
Lily F – has received her water skills award. She had to swim butterfly and breaststroke. Next she will be aiming to achieve her Level 5 certificate.
Miss Williams and Mrs Mehan – Ria was really proud of Miss Williams and Mrs Mehan for completing a very cold Muddy Run!

23rd March 2018

Stars of the Week

Reception – Ollie
Year 1 – Bailey S
Year 2 – Penny L
Year 3 – Chashe
Year 4 – Asha D
Year 5 – Blake R
Year 6 – Sasha B

Highest Attendance for EYFS/KS1 and KS2

99.3% – Rec
98.0% – Year 4

Out of school achievements
Well done to all of the children who participated in our Arts Celebration evening last night.
Liam N – is now in Blue hats at swimming so is swimming at the deep end of the pool!
Joshua B – was brave when dancing in front of a large audience at the dance festival and has been completing extra maths at home!
Hollie L – has achieved her Level 5 gymnastics certificate. Hollie also entered a colouring competition at Christmas time. She won in Stevenage and came second out of the whole of the UK! Wow!

16th March 2018

Stars of the Week

Reception – Poppy G
Year 1 – Skye S
Year 2 – Joe K
Year 3 – Finley E
Year 4 – Mason M
Year 5 – Jessica H
Year 6 – Jayden T

Highest Attendance for EYFS/KS1 and KS2

99.4% – Year 1
99.0% – Year 6

Out of school achievements
Lily-Anne F – Completed the muddy run last weekend, despite getting stuck in the mud! Lily said it was cold and rainy, but she showed determination to finish the race.
Summer T – Also completed the muddy run last weekend. Summer said she just kept on running! Charlie Ta also took part in the race, he said the lake was freezing cold!
Anya and Zara C – Anya is now in the dark blue hat group. She had to do a somersault and received her 100m badge! Zara is moving to green hat group. She achieved her 20m badge and has had to swim underwater. Zara is preserving with swimming and her favourite stroke is breaststroke.
Molly and Alfie J – both have received excellent results in their recent dance exams. Alfie achieved a distinction in his modern dancing and Molly achieved a distinction in her tap and modern dancing

9th March 2018

Stars of the Week

Reception – Mason B
Year 1 – Sophia F
Year 2 – Jacob P
Year 3 – Thomas S
Year 4 – Jared B
Year 5 – Molly J
Year 6 – Zahra Q

Highest Attendance for EYFS/KS1 and KS2

98%- Reception
99.7% – Year 6

Out of school achievements
Susannah M and Thomas M have been showing our school value of the month compassion. Each month they are raising money for a child they are sponsoring who lives in Kenya. This money helps provide education, food and clothes.

2nd March 2018

Stars of the Week

Reception – Evie-Grace C
Year 1 – Edward I
Year 2 – Madison T
Year 3 – Indiana G
Year 4 – Susannah M
Year 5 – Darcie R
Year 6 – Dion B

Highest Attendance for EYFS/KS1 and KS2

96.7%- Reception
99.2% – Year 5

Out of school achievements
Charlie Th – received a merit for his yellow belt in kickboxing. Charlie showed determination when the pad hit his lip!
Megh S – 25m Rainbow Distance certificate. He had to swim front crawl, backstroke and breast-stroke.
Asha D – Level 4 gymnastics certificate and rosette. Asha had to complete a back roll, a cartwheel with her arms straight and a tumble.
Lois F and Poppy C – they were both amazing in their street dance show at Gordon Craig theatre and they performed confidently.

23rd February 2018

Stars of the Week

Reception – Finn
Year 1 – Eryn R
Year 2 – Megh
Year 3 – Sienna S
Year 4 –  Bella
Year 5 – Raghib
Year 6 – Laila F

Highest Attendance for EYFS/KS1 and KS2

98.8%- Year 1
99.0% – Year 4

Out of school achievements

Florence O – Level 3 gymnastics award. She had to complete lots of different skills such as tuck jumps.
Georgia S – Level 3 gymnastics award. Georgia found the award very challenging but also fun!
Evie Grace T – Martial arts certificate
Bailey S – Rainbow distance certificate. She can now swim 25m in each of the three main strokes.
Alicia D – has just started karate and has received Student of the Week. She also received her 200m badge in swimming!
William and Alicia D – went on a long walk at the weekend. They showed determination and perseverance on a particularly long, tricky hill! They felt a sense of achievement when they reached the top.

9th February 2018

Stars of the Week

Reception – Samson B
Year 1 – Zoe S
Year 2 – Josh B
Year 3 – Imogen B
Year 4 – Florence O
Year 5 – Ben S
Year 6 – Jake N

Highest Attendance for EYFS/KS1 and KS2

99% – Reception
99.3% – Year 3

Head Teacher Awards – Most improved attendance:

100% for Liam and Lennon B

Out of school achievements

Megh S – for running a half marathon!
Poppy C – came third in her first ever dance competition!
Harry W – received his Level 4 certificate for trampolining. He had to do 3 tucks in 1 jump!

2nd February 2018

Stars of the Week

Reception – Leo B
Year 1 – Aayat R
Year 2 – Charlie S
Year 3 – Carlo K
Year 4 – Finley M
Year 5 – Giselle C
Year 6 – Isabelle W

Highest Attendance for EYFS/KS1 and KS2

92.7%- Year 2
97.9% – Year 5

Out of school achievements

Harry M – Player of the Week for Datchworth rugby team in their match against Stevenage.
Sophia L – Received a medal and certificate from Little Performers Performing Arts School for playing the role of Amanda in ‘Matilda’ in their production at the Nobel School.
Juanita A – Successfully auditioned for High School Musical at the Gordon Craig Theatre.
Florence O and Georgia S – Also received medals and certificates for performing confidently in ‘Matilda’ with Little Performers Performing Arts School. Florence received an ‘Above and Beyond Award’ for the amount of lines she had to learn for her role of Matilda.

26th January 2018

Stars of the Week

Reception – Charlie K
Year 1 – Lacey H
Year 2 – Filip B
Year 3 – Anya C
Year 4 – Naomi
Year 5 – Stanley A
Year 6 – Clio D

Highest Attendance for EYFS/KS1 and KS2

96.9%- Year 2
99.3% – Year 6

Out of school achievements
There are lots of fantastic achievements this week:

Zara C – has been trained the martial art of karate. She has matured in her discipline and mental application. Zara now has her orange belt. She is working towards her green belt next.
Anya C – has received her orange belt in karate. She completed her grading by learning new moves. She is now working towards her green belt.
Neve M – received her Learn to Swim Level 5. Neve had to swim front crawl. Next, Neve will be learning to swim 25m.
Susannah M – has been successful in her Grade 1 modern theatre dance. She received a Merit.
Alicia D – achieved a Merit in her Grade 1 ballet exam. She has also learnt how to use a sewing machine so has made cushions for all of her family!
Josh B – he has moved up a swimming class and is now in lane swimming classes. Josh is trying new things and has also joined Beavers.
Laila F – passed her Grade 2 piano exam with a Merit. She had to play 3 pieces, perform scales and complete an oral exam.
Jessica H – auditioned for High School Musical and got the part! She will be performing at the Gordon Craig Theatre.
Georgia S – received player of the match for rugby. She played 4 games in Letchworth last week. She also received gymnast of the week at her gymnastic group!
Dexter S – has received his Grade 5 at gymnastics. He works hard every Saturday morning to keep up the good work!

19th January 2018

Stars of the Week

Reception – Freddie T

Year 1 – Holly W
Year 2 – Katy M
Year 3 – Jess H
Year 4 – Freya H
Year 5 – Megan C
Year 6 – Harley G

Highest Attendance for EYFS/KS1 and KS2

96.7%- Reception
100% – Year 5

Out of school achievements:

Harry R – Grade 1 swimming badge. He is learning to swim and starting to put his face in the water.
Bailey S – has received a Distinction for her Modern dancing. She had to work on expression, control and timing.
Zoe S – has received a Merit for her Modern dancing. Zoe had to practise lots at home.
Freya H – has worked hard to complete her 25m swimming target.

12th January 2018

Stars of the Week

Reception – Connor B

Year 1 – Amelia B
Year 2 – Zara C
Year 3 – Lucas S
Year 4 – Kenny A
Year 5 – Libby W
Year 6 – Keira H

Highest Attendance for EYFS/KS1 and KS2

100%- Reception
99.3% – Year 4

Out of school achievements:

Charlie Th – Has received an excellent score on Hit the Button for making 10 and 20. He has been practising every day!
Sienna S – Rehearsed her dance routine each week and received a certificate and trophy.
Indiana G – Had her freestyle and tap exams. She received the highest grade in the class!
Katy M – Mum and dad are proud of Katy for trying new things. She has recently joined a karate club.
Charlie W – received a large trophy for Karate.

5th January 2018

Congratulations to Rowling House for receiving 781 points last term!

15th December 2017

Stars of the Week

Reception – Patrick

Year 1 – Liam N
Year 2 – Poppy S
Year 3 – Rizwah Q
Year 4 – Starla B
Year 5 – Isaac W
Year 6 – Liam W

Highest Attendance for KS1 and KS2

95.8%- Year 2
93.5% – Year 6

Overall attendance winner:

Year 5 who have won the attendance star 4 times this term!

Out of school achievements:

Lily F – Stage 5 learning to swim award for treading water and swimming up and down the pool
Molly and Alfie J – flew with Peter Pan and Wendy at the Harlow Playhouse. They will have a special role in the Christmas Eve production!
Madison and Freddie T – have decided to give their pocket money to buy food for the Stevenage food bank.

8th December 2017

Stars of the Week

Reception – Henley

Year 1 – Brooke M
Year 2 – Jaydon A
Year 3 – Eleah S
Year 4 – Jake P
Year 5 – Juanita A
Year 6 – Ollie C

Highest Attendance for KS1 and KS2

98.1%- Year 1
100% – Year 5

Out of school achievements

Hollie L – Level 6 gymnastics award, next she will learn how to do front flips!
Owen C – Level 6 gymnastics award for working on the beam
Harry W – Stage 2 and Learn to swim 1 certificates. He can now swim 5 and 10 metres.
Brooklyn J – has received his Gold belt in Tae Kwon Do for behaviour and skill. He will be going for his Orange belt next.
Preston M – Received his Blue belt for his Tae Kwon Do skills. He will be going for his purple belt next.

An extra well done:

Anya C and Sienna S – were in the Comet newspaper this week for turning the Stevenage Christmas lights on!

1st December 2017

Stars of the Week

Reception – Ethan O
Year 1 – Louis I
Year 2 – Sophia L
Year 3 – Will A
Year 4 – Georgia S
Year 5 – Ben W
Year 6 – Tommy C

Highest Attendance for KS1 and KS2

96.6%- Year 2
97.5% – Year 4

Whole school achievement:

Stevenage Summer Library Challenge – Trotts Hill came 3rd place out of the whole of Stevenage!

Out of school achievements

Poppy C – 600m swimming certificate
Abbi R – Golf medal award
Georgia S – Competed in her first gymnastic’s competition and received a certificate

24th November 2017

Stars of the Week

Reception – Myah
Year 1 – Maisy M
Year 2 – Alfie J
Year 3 – Hayden I
Year 4 – Cody L
Year 5 – Ruby L
Year 6 – Katelyn A

Highest Attendance for KS1 and KS2

97.7%- Year 1 and Reception
100% – Year 5

Out of school achievements

Charlie S – received Star Trainer in football for listening well to his coach
Jack N – has an enormous, gold trophy which he received for being the most hardworking dancer!

17th November 2017

Stars of the Week

Reception – Jethro
Year 1 – Hannah F
Year 2 – Charlie Ta
Year 3 – Lois F
Year 4 – Kayla M
Year 5 – Jack N
Year 6 – Noemi K

Highest Attendance for EYFS/KS1 and KS2

KS1 winners with 97.4% attendance – Year 1
KS2 winners with 100% attendance – Year 5 and 6

Art achievements:

Alanna – Year 1 and Oliver and Year 2.
Their work will be displayed in the Trotts Hill art gallery.

Out of school achievements

Finley M – has been promoted to the 8th rank in karate.
William D – has been promoted to the 11th rank in karate.
Jayden T and Jessica H – outstanding behaviour at the Gordon Craig for their Wizard of Oz dress rehearsal 
Florence O and Georgia S – performing fantastically at Dance Mania at the Gordon Craig
Georgia S – has been given the nickname the “Tackling Machine” from her rugby team.
Georgia has strengths as a team player and shows determination when trying to score tries.

 

10th November 2017

Stars of the Week

Reception – Ollie F
Year 1 – Millie B
Year 2 – Chandler B
Year 3 – Bailey B
Year 4 – Alicia D
Year 5 – Abbi R
Year 6 – Mia K 

Highest Attendance for EYFS/KS1 and KS2

KS1 winners with 97.9% attendance – Year 2
KS2 winners with 99.7% attendance – Year 6

Out of school achievements

Penny L – has been very busy swimming, receiving her Water Skills 3 and 25 metres awards.
Neve M – has also been busy, receiving certificates and awards for karate and swimming.
Neve acheived her 11th and 12th ranks in karate, and her Water Skills and 25 metres awards in swimming

 

3rd November 2017

Stars of the Week

Reception – Millie W
Year 1 – Alanna G
Year 2 – Tynan S
Year 3 – Giulia C
Year 4 – Lucy B
Year 5 – Cody D
Year 6 – Connor O

Highest Attendance for EYFS/KS1 and KS2

EYFS/KS1 winners with 99.3% attendance – Reception
KS2 winners with 99% attendance – Year 6

Out of school achievements

Edward I – beat his Park Run time by 2 minutes
Jack and Will A – ran the equivalent of a half marathon in their Park Run

 

20th October 2017

Stars of the Week

Reception – Evie-Rose C
Year 1 – William D
Year 2 – Nicky M
Year 3 – Lacey M
Year 4 – Joscelyn I
Year 5 – Brooklyn J
Year 6 – Moeez H

Highest Attendance for KS1 and KS2

98.7%- Year 1
97.3% – Year 6

Out of school achievements

Charlie Ta and Lily F – ran 5km for charity to raise money for guide dogs
Charlie Th – received his white belt, black tag 3 in kick-boxing
Evie H – worked out the answer to a Murder Mystery Science activity at Marriotts school.

 

13th October 2017

Stars of the Week

Reception – Evie-Grace T
Year 1 – Elana K
Year 2 – Lily F
Year 3 – Aroosa R
Year 4 – Harry M
Year 5 – Ria M
Year 6 – George P

Highest Attendance for KS1 and KS2

98.7%- Year 1
99.6% – Year 6

Out of school achievements

Hollie L – Level 7 gymnastic award for doing press-ups and work on the beam

6th October 2017

Stars of the Week

Reception – Finn
Year 1 – Jack A
Year 2 – Harry R  
Year 3 – Farhan H
Year 4 – Charlie W
Year 5 – Lexie B
Year 6 – Sienna G

Highest Attendance for KS1 and KS2

96%- Year 2
99% – Year 4

Out of school achievements

Beau and Lois B – amazing effort when learning to ride horses

29th September 2017

Stars of the Week

Reception – Luke F
Year 1 – Scarlett E
Year 2 – Hollie L
Year 3 – Lennon B
Year 4 – Evie H
Year 5 – Sadie E
Year 6 – Avin

Highest Attendance for KS1 and KS2

97.3% – Year 1 and Year 2
100% – Year 5

Out of school achievements

Alfie J – his team won a football tournament.
Joscelyn I – broke her Park Run time.
Keira H – helped to save a young magpie.
Tanaka – has been signed by Stevenage Football Academy!