Newsletter 9th June 2017

Welcome back everyone after the half term break. Firstly, a huge ‘THANK YOU!’ to Suzanne Lovatt and family for clearing away some bulky items of unwanted furniture and outdoor items during last week. It was a great help and much appreciated. Download Newsletter

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Newsletter 19th May 2017

Spring Walk Thank you and well done to everyone who joined us on Sunday to enjoy the beautiful Spring Walk. The weather was well behaved and a great time was had by all. Thanks to all who baked the well appreciated cakes after the walk. A big thank you to everyone who collected sponsorships, the donations have been phenomenal and the generosity is really appreciated. Download Newsletter

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Newsletter 12th May 2017

New Additions Welcome to the latest additions at Rushton Primary School! There’s never been so much excitement as when five sheep wondered into the school grounds. Fortunately they didn’t try to eat the vegetables the Owl class have been planting. After a quick game of football, they went back to their own field! Download Newsletter

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Newsletter 5th May 2017

Owl Class Topic Day On Wednesday, the sun was shining and the children in Owl class had a very busy day digging new vegetable patches and planting carrots and cucumbers. Thank you to Louise Walsh, Cheryl Stead, Mrs Terry and Mrs Brain for helping Mrs Mellor and the children. We look forward to hearing about what the children will produce with the food grown. Mrs Mellor would like to ask if all children in Owl class could bring a pair of wellies to keep in school for days when they need to go out and tend to the vegetable patch.…

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Newsletter 28th April 2017

Welcome Back! Firstly, a big welcome to Cassie and Georgia and their families. We’re delighted they’ve joined us at Rush- ton and glad that they’ve both set- tled in so quickly. Download Newsletter

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Newsletter 7th April 2017

Peveril Castle Owl class visited Peveril Castle last Friday as part of their topic on Castles. The weather managed to stay nice for the whole day and the children had a great time. Thank you to Caroline Brain and Glenys Terry for their support on the day. Download Newsletter

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Newsletter 31st March 2017

National Stone Centre Trip On Monday, Badger class visited the National Stone Centre in Wirksworth. They learnt about different types of rocks, how they are formed and what they are used for. They had great fun taking part in the activities available. Download Newsletter

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Newsletter 23rd March 2017

Forest Schools This week the Hedgehog class have been making fires in Forest schools. They had a special Easter egg hunt and made smores on the fire. Art at Rushton Our oldest pupils have produced some impressive art work during their lessons. Download Newsletter

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Newsletter 17th March 2017

Roller Skating Social Thanks to everyone who attended the PTA social afternoon. Much fun was had by all and everyone survived… even the adults! Forest Schools On Tuesday this week, the children who didn’t attend the Singing Rehearsal, took part in Forest Schools with Mrs Brown. The children worked in groups to build some really good shelters. A big welcome to William Trafford and his family. William joined Ruston on Monday as a member of the Owl class. He can be seen on the middle photograph having a great time den building. Download Newsletter

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Newsletter 10th March 2017

Eco-School We would like to set up an Eco-team once again in school. Over the years Rushton has been actively involved in the Eco-School scheme and we are lucky to have the support of a school governor, Mrs Lambourne. Shirley has valuable experience of what is involved in the initiative but our first step is to have a group of pupils who are interested in being involved. The children had a special assembly this week to learn about Eco-teams and have been asked to put their names forward if they wish to be part of it. The following website http://eco-…

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