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Festive Fun

Christmas at Bowes Primary Edmonton this year has been fantastic! Our traditional Christmas lunch was delicious, thank you to James our school Governor who came in to help serve the children.

 

Year five have been learning to play the Ukulele. They shared their playing with the whole school in an end of term concert, well done Year 5.

 

Sunflower and orchid class delivered a festive production of ‘A Midwife crisis!’, which included some lovely songs.  All the children performed with enthusiasm and it was a delight to watch.

Buttercup class performed wonderful Christmas singing to their parents and the whole school. Thank you to John West for attending the concert.

Buttercup class  also visited Father Christmas and his reindeer. 

All the children danced along with music during the Christmas Disco and played traditional party games in their classes, fun was had by all!

          

Finally, Father Christmas visited each class and gave them a special gift. It was a great way to end such a fantastic term. Thank you for everyone who contributed to the festive fun.

We would like to wish all our families a happy Holiday and we look we look forward to seeing you all again in the New Year. School starts again, for the children on Monday 9th January 2017 at 8:50am. 

 

Sports News

Well done to Keiron, Alexandra, Joel, Kayin and Serena for brilliant effort withtheir sport activites this term!

 

Consultation

The Enfield Learning Trust have taken the decision to consult on the following two issues:

  • A reduction in the planned admission number at Chesterfield Primary School from 120 to 90 from September 2018. This reflects the reduction in under 4's in the north east of Enfield.
  • The separation of Bowes Edmonton into a stand alone school.  There are two options - to become a 2 form entry primary school, or to become 1 form entry primary school with a special primary school for children with Social Emotional and Mental Health. In the case of the latter option, they would be stand alone schools but based on the same site.

The consultation period is now open. 

December  2016         Thames21 Water project

Children in Jasmine, Rose and Daffodil ventured out to the River Lea and took part in activities and guided walks.

Following their visits, Thames21 installed a rain planter in our playground. On Wednesday they delivered a wonderful assembly on the importance of saving water and using it effectively. They also spent time in the playground answering children’s questions about the rain planter.

          

 

Grown Up to School 23rd November 2016

Bring a Grown Up to school event was fantastic. Thank you to all who made the time to join their child in their lesson. We hope you found the strategies we use to teach Maths informative. 

    

 

 

November 2016 Anti-Bullying

Children took part in activities to raise awareness of the meaning of bullying. They shared ideas of how to stop and prevent bullying. They participated in some fun activities, circle times, role playing and stories. They discussed how to make positive choices. 

 

Children in Need

On Friday 18th November Children came to school in spots! They donated money towards Children in Need, a wonderful way to be kind and help others.

 

Sports News- November 2016

Well done to Bowes Primary Edmonton football team!

On Tuesday 8th November the team took part in their first ever Football fixture at Hazelbury Primary School. The first game ended in defeat to a very good Hazelbury side. The whole team demonstrated great attitude and fair play. We are all very proud of them. Great skill star player goes to Georgi.

The second game was a thriller, after trailing 2-1, an excellent tackle from Leon allowed Kieron to break through on goal and show excellent composure  to seal Bowes Primary Edmonton’s first ever point against Houndsfield Primary School.

Star player goes to Kieron .  He flourished in his role as team captain by modelling leadership skills. 

 

Just 1 Hour

Thank you to all our Buttercup, lavender, Sunflower and Orchid class parents who attended our ‘Just 1 Hour’ afternoon session.
It was wonderful to see so many of you. We hope you enjoy the quality time you have with your child playing the board game this week at home.

The next session will take place on Thursday 17th November 14:00-15:00. All parents of Reception class and Years 1, 2, 3 are welcome. 

   

 

 

Tag Rugby Team

Last week Bowes Edmonton's Tag Rugby team went off to play against other schools from within the Enfield Learning Trust. The children played six games and placed second overall. It was a fantastic result. All of the children who played thoroughly enjoyed the games and showed off their skills they had learned in their PE lessons.

Well done to all that took part, and to many more successful inter-school sports competitions.

 

MPs for Bowes Edmonton  

Our MPs, Leon and Chinaenye took part in a  public speaking semi- final competition.  They prepared their own speeches on a subject that was of interest to them and delivered their speeches to an audience.  Both pupils were fantastic at their speeches and really engaged their audience. Well done to both of them.

 

Year 6 Daffodil class trip to the Isle of Wight

Last week, Year 6 children went on their school journey to the Isle of Wight. They had lots of fun, experiencing great activities like 'Nightline,' '3G swing' and so many more! The rooms were enormous, and the children relaxed with their friends during any free time. The food was delicious, with lots of children going up for seconds. The long weekend was packed full of wonderful experiences and activities. The break was a well deserved rest for all their hard work in school!

 

 

Trip to the William Morris Gallery

On Tuesday 4th October Sunflower and Orchid class enjoyed a fun day at the William Morris Gallery in Walthamstow. 

William Morris was an artist in Victorian Times who created patterns that were inspired by nature. The children participated in workshops copying patterns and creating their own patterns 

followed  by our tasty pack lunches in the park.

 

 

MacMillan Coffee morning 29 September 2016

It was wonderful to see such a big turnout for our MacMillan coffee morning.  The cakes were yummy. Well done to the children who made some of the cakes, Alfie, Poppy, Anil Abbie, Gizem and Medine.

Thank you for your generous donations to such a worthwhile cause!

 

 

Year 5 Campers!

Year 5 Jasmine and Daffodil are having an adventurous time at Tolmers campsite. 

 

  

 

July 2016

Thank you all for the support with our annual summer fayre. A great time was had by all!

   

 

 

21st July 2016

 Our year 5 children in Wales continue to challenge themselves! The views and the weather are fantastic. 

 

19 July 2016

 Some of our Year 5 children have had the opportunity to visit  Ysgol Wales for a week long programme of physical challenges, team building and personal development.

  

 

July 2016

 Ready...steady...GO!  All the children enjoyed a fun packed active sports day.  

  

29th June 2016

 All the children were treated to a wonderful and energetic performance from "Project Earth Rock band' today.  They all discussed healthier and greener options of traveling to school. Together with the band, the children wrote a song about being environmentally friendly. 

 

 

 

 

28th June 2016

 Once again, we have had  a wonderful 'grown up to school' morning today. Lots of adults joined in with the chidlren's Literacy lesson.

The children enjoyed sharing their learning, "It was great for my mum to see me, now she knows how hard I work."

 

 

 

June 2016

We had a wonderful week of themed activities linked to British Values: Democracy, The Rule of Law, Individual Liberty, Mutual Respect and Tolerance.

There were a series of workshops on different aspects of these values and aspects of British life.

We are now looking forward to our Bowes Edmonton school British themed picnic on Nightingale Academy’s field on Thursday. Fingers crossed for good weather! 

 

 

 

 

15th March 2016

Zoo animals visited Bowes Edmonton Primary today. The children experienced the animals they have been learning about in real life!

 

 

 

5th February 2016

Lavender class (Reception) enjoyed a day at Willow farm today. They expereinced alot of the things they learnt about during their Learning Journey this term. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

28 January 2016

Thank you to all the adults who joined us for our 'Grown Up to School morning'.  The children enjoyed having their grown up work with them in their maths lesson. They had an opportunity to 'show off'  their learning. 

We hope that the presentation of how we teach maths across the school and how to support your child at home was helpful. 

 

December 2015

The team at Bowes Edmonton wish you all seasons greetings.

All classes had a special visiter today (17 December)! He gave each class a present to share.

 

 

 We all enjoyed a delicious traditional Christmas lunch. The children wore festive jumpers and sang along to Christmas music.

Well done to Lavender (Reception) and Sunflower and Orchid classes (Year 1&2) who performed their Christmas singing to their parents and the rest of the school. They sang with festive sparkle!

November 2015

Children in Years 1,2 and 3 had scooter training today. They were taught how to manoeuvre their scooters safely in between cones and how to use their scooters safely on the pavements. They developed their co-ordination skills while enjoying the activity.

   

Bowes Edmonton raised money for 'Children in Need' by donating £1 to wear pyjamas to school. During the school assembly, the children found out how their donations support the charity. 

NSPCC workshop for Year 5

Daffodil class had lots of very useful information on their rights during the 'National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children' assembly and workshop.  

October 2015

Sally our community road safety officer came into Bowes Edmonton and explained in assembly how we can be extra safe on the roads. 

What an exciting day!  Thank you to all the adults who attended our 'Grown Up to School' morning. The children enjoyed having you share the exciting activities they were doing in class for their Learning Journeys. 

     

September 2015

Year 5 Camping

On Wednesday the 23 of September, Daffodil class  set off for their overnight camping trip to Hoddesdon. The children were extremely excited throughout their stay and they all shared many wonderful experiences together.Some of the highlights included; singing songs around a campfire, playing games in the complete darkness of the woods and staying in their enormous tents with friends. With pancakes and syrup for breakfast, and plenty of chocolate cake for desert, the children had all the energy to explore their natural surroundings and take part in all of the activities. A huge thank you to John from our Alliance, who organised and oversaw the safe-running of the camp and to James, Faye and Chris who supervised the children. 

"We had a great time, I wanted to stay longer." Jimmy          

"I liked the camp fire and songs." Hariye

"It was the best time of my life!" Ramsey        

"We cooked our own food" Romeo      

"All of it was awesome!" Keir