Rowsley C of E Primary School
01629 733 727

The Rosa Parks Class

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What a wonderful half term it’s been, welcoming the children back into school as well as completing my first half term in my new role as Y3&4 teacher! This half term we were looking at rivers. We used our map reading skills to locate the River Wye and the River Derwent, and took a short walk to discover the point at which they met. We also learnt all about the rivers of the world and worked together to create a fabulous classroom poster.  The children have become soil experts, collecting and studying soil samples, as well becoming the proud owners of their own spider plants so that we were able to study the difference between aquatic and non aquatic plants.

In maths we have been learning all about properties of shapes, and the children became angle detectives for the day! Some brilliant stories and Newspaper articles have been written in literacy, including dramatic re-tellings of how the river levels caused last year’s flood.

Keep up the good work, Kingfishers!

School start and finish times are as follows:

Classroom doors will open at 8:50 and close at 9:00.

If you arrive before 8:50, please stay in your car until the classroom door opens, or please make sure that you keep 2m from others. If you arrive after 9:00 please send your child to the main doors and telephone the office to let them know that they have arrived. 

Children can be picked up between 3:20 to 3:25.

Please try to not congregate at the wall; your child will be out soon and class teachers will not let them go until they see their parent/guardian/carer. 

At 3:30, any child who has not been collected will be taken back into school, In this event please telephone school to let us know that you have arrived. If you know that you are going to be late, please telephone school and leave a message - we endeavour to check the answer phone at the end of the day. 

Please ensure that you wear a face mask when approaching school. 

Many thanks, stay safe folks! 

P.E - EVERY Thursday - your child will need to come to school in their P.E kit.

 They will need to be wearing their full school P.E. kit and trainers. If you do not have the the school P.E. kit then please ensure that your child wears the following: plain navy/black joggers/leggings/shorts/skort; plain white t-shirt; plain navy/black hoodie/jumper.



This year, children should come to school dressed in their Green Zone clothing on days when they are going to the woods. They are not required to wear school uniform on these days. They might wish to wear trainers and bring wellies separately. Waterproofs to go over comfy, warm clothing can also be brought in a separate bag, which will go home with the children at the end of the day.

Dates for Green Zone visits as follows:

Friday 30th April

Friday 14th May

Friday 21st May

Children will be given their new homework book and reading record on Friday 4th September.  All maths homework and spelling homework will be stuck into their homework book.  There is an explanation about homework and reading expectations on the first page.  Reading books will follow when children's reading level has been assessed. Please ensure reading books, reading records and homework books are brought to school daily bu children as these will also be used in class - thank you. 


Father Tony - Collective Worship

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Father Tony - Collective Worship

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