Michelle Fuller

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Wear Blue for Antibullying

The School Council and Anti-Bullying committee held a vote and decided that on             10 November Rowan Gate Primary School should take part in a national day to support Bullying UK.

Children wore blue or mufti on this day in exchange for a suggested donation of £1.

A total of £151.50 was raised which will be split between the Bullying UK charity and the Schools Council Anti bullying committee.

Well done and thank you to all those who too part.

 

Table Cricket Festival

On Tuesday 7th November, Peaches East attended a Table Cricket Festival at Greenfields School, Northampton. There were 5 teams in attendance who all competed against each other in a round robin tournament to score the most points. In every game both teams had one innings to bat and the other to bowl/field. All of the children took turns throughout the festival to bowl the ball to children from a different school.

The results revealed how close the tournament had been with Rowan Gate coming joint 3rd on points with Billingbrook and there being 10 points between first and second place!

The children thoroughly enjoyed the festival and had great fun as well as being delighted when they received a certificate of participation!

 

Seasonal Concert – 21 November 2017

Rowan Gate Choir is proud to be taking part again in the Rotary Club Seasonal Concert

at the Castle Theatre in Wellingborough on Tuesday November 21st at 7p.m.

It should be a great evening with 4 other local schools taking part.

Tickets for friends and family are available from the Castle Theatre at £7 each.

They can be purchased directly from the Box Office (01933 270007) or on line via www.castletheatre.co.uk.

 

 

Jan Hall

 

Email Address for Parents/Carers to use

We have set up a dedicated email address for parents/carers to use to contact their child’s teacher or provide general information, not relevant to the home/school book.  This email address will be monitored during the school day – 8.40 am – 3.30 pm by one of our admin team.

The parent/carer contact email address for the Rushden site is:  rowangateeast@rowangate.northants.sch.uk

The parent/carer contact email address for the Wellingborough site is: rowangatewellingborough@rowangate.northants.sch.uk

See letter  Letter Email contacts 13-11-2017

 

Tri Golf Festival

A big thank you to Rowan Gate school and their leaders for very capably hosting the first Tri Golf Festival on 19th October 2017.

It was an exciting and closely fought festival, with 3 schools The Gateway, Northgate and Rowan Gate competing, with 15 pupils put to the test –  chipping over rivers, putting at targets, and testing different hand eye coordination skills required to perfect direction and weight of shots.

Staying inside this time helped to avoid the cold, wind and rain interfering with the 6 activities that were undertaken.   The Rowan Gate Leaders set up 2 lots of 3 activities – confidently explaining them, and positively demonstrating each of the activities, and scores gained for each shots.

The Young Leaders were Fantastic – a big thank you to them all – some who had attended the Tri Golf Leaders Training and some who hadn’t.  They all showed great knowledge and understanding of the rules and individual activities.  They all spoke with clarity and confidence and I’m sure they will be a great asset to any school sports clubs or to assist with PE lessons anytime.

The results were :

3rd place – The Gateway with 574 points

2nd place – Rowan Gate with 682 points

1st place – Northgate with 747 points.

Well done to all those who attended – both participants and leaders the scores and skills everyone displayed were really impressive and everyone improved throughout the festival – we look forward to seeing you at the next one.

Michelle Reeves

Northamptonshire Sport

 

 

Dates for your Diary

Please find below a calendar of our school events for the academic year 2017-18.

We have tried to include as many events as we can to help you with your planning and to enable you to support your child.  Of course, they may be subject to change but we will of course, let you know of any changes as soon as possible.

If your child is involved in a specific event, trip or assembly, or you are invited to attend one of the events mentioned , you will be notified nearer the time.

There may be additional events and learning opportunities as the year progresses and we will communicate all updates via letter, email or text message.

We hope you find this information useful.

Calendar of School Events 2017 – 2018

Come see my new class

Classes at Rowan Gate East will welcome parents  at 2.15 pm tomorrow – Thursday 05 October.

Classes at Rowan Gate, Wellingborough will welcome parents at 2.15 pm on Tuesday 10 October.

This is a great opportunity to view your child in their class with their new friends as well as meet other parents for a cuppa and a chat.

 

 

Relaxed Theatre Performance

 

Mousetrap Theatre Performance present

Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax

Sunday 5 November 2017

Tickets go on sale shortly for our next
Relaxed Performance!
We are delighted to announce this will be…

The irrepressible, big-hearted, moustachioed critter is back. Following rave reviews and an Olivier nomination for Best Entertainment and Family show, Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax
returns to The Old Vic stage.

Adapted for the stage by David Greig with music and lyrics by
Charlie Fink, Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax is a brilliant riot of
eye-popping colour, gorgeous puppetry and infectious
music to enchant adults and children alike.

Event Details

Date: Sunday 5 November 2017

Time: 2.30pm

Venue: The Old Vic, London, SE1 8NB

Price: £2.50 – £20.00

Running Time: 2 hours 15 Minutes (including interval)

Ages: 6+

 

Mousetrap Theatre Projects

33 Shaftesbury Avenue

London

W1D 7EH

 

Relaxed Telephone: 020 7240 1248

Email: relaxed@mousetrap.org.uk

Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 10.00-18.00

Apply for tickets via the website from Tuesday 12 September

 

 

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