Someone in Year 4 received an important reply this week, after writing to Her Majesty The Queen. Poppy Scott had written expressing her concerns about the use of plastic in packaging. She received a courteous reply and suggested Poppy visit www.royal.uk and particularly the section entitled The Royal Household and the Environment.
What an amazing turn-out for the great St Mary’s Bake Off, with children from all classes frantically decorating cakes at playtime and lunch time. Congratulations to the organizers for their money-raising idea and to the proud winners. Many thanks to all who took part and those at home who supported them.
Congratulation’s to our Year 4 golf team, who took part in the Tri-golf Tournament at the Purbeck school.
Five local primary schools entered this event and our Year 4 team took first place. The team worked very hard throughout this tournament and their fantastic teamwork and determination were a key factor in winning the event.
Congratulations to our Year 4 tennis team who went to the Purbeck School on Thursday 16th May, to take part in the Purbeck Partnership mini red tennis tournament.
The team played 36 games of mini red tennis. They lost 4 matches, drew 3 matches and won an incredible 29 matches!
A big well done to all four players on representing the school with such great enthusiasm and excellent team work.
Year 4 had a fantastic afternoon of hockey at The Purbeck School. We spent the first half of the afternoon with, sports leaders of the school. We practised how to carry the ball, the block tackle, passing and shooting. The second part of the afternoon was spent playing matches against other local primary schools. St Mary’s won all three of their matches, winning 1-0 , 1-0 and 1-0.
Well done to all the children that took part, it was great to see all the hard work you have put into hockey club at school come together in the matches.
A selection of Year 4 pupils represented the school when they took part in the Purbeck School Handball festival. They spent the afternoon working in teams taking part in skill-based games & drills, whilst learning the rules to the game. The final part to the day was then spent playing matches against other local primary schools within the Purbeck area.
St Mary’s y4 football team won the Swanage Shield local tournament after an exciting final where they beat St Mark’s 4-2.
Congratulations to our year 4s, 5s and 6s who took part in the Dorset School Games. What a brilliant day!
We were very lucky to be visited by a dancer from the Northern Ballet who gave workshops for years 2, 3 and 4. It was hard to capture the grace and beauty of the St Mary’s dancers, but Mrs White had a go…