(December 2015) Sibford Gower Primary School news

Although high winds and cloud cover meant that we had to postpone our Family Stargazing Event, the night sky above the school was filled with stars and sparkles in early November thanks to our fabulous PTA. Once again, they organised our spectacular annual Firework and Bonfire Evening. This was a huge success and it was lovely to welcome so many members of the local community into our school grounds.

An arrangement of twigs and seedsWe’ve been busy in school too, creating, exploring and inventing. Acorn Class have been making diva lamps and finding out all about Diwali. Miss Kempson’s Beech Class have been outside creating environmental art with found objects. Willow Class have been listening to Sinfonia Antartica by Vaughan Williams, exploring cold tones in colour and taking a line for a walk(!), as well as designing healthy, balanced meals with Mrs Fletcher. Mr Cameron’s Maple Class entered the Dragons’ Den when they pitched their business plans for a chocolate product to a panel of experts, including the headteacher and school governor Julian Ransom. The whole class are going ahead with the winning plan and the finished product will be on sale in time for Christmas. Mr Lecznar’s Oak Class have had wires, batteries, bulbs and switches out, exploring all things electrical.

In final news; strange symbols have been appearing around the school and our pupils are busy investigating to find out what they might mean. They have discovered a connection to the Fibonacci Sequence but the mystery remains…