Poetry Competition

Think of a poem

Thursday 2nd October is National Poetry Day! To celebrate, St John’s CE Primary School has launched a poetry writing competition. The theme this year is…

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You could write a poem about an event e.g. Bonfire Night, the Great Fire of London, the Olympics or one of the World Wars. It could be about a person such as the Queen, William Shakespeare or even a family member or friend! You could choose to write about a special memory for you such as a birthday, a holiday or a special pet. Your poem can be about absolutely anything as long as it fits under the theme ‘Remember’.

You can choose any style of poem e.g. an acrostic, a haiku or even a shape poem. Think carefully about your presentation, as well as the words, as this could gain you extra marks with the guest judge!

The closing date for the competition is Wednesday 1st October. All entries should be handed to class teachers along with your name and class written on it. Prizes will be awarded in an extra special assembly on National Poetry Day!

I can’t wait to hear your fabulous poems!





‘Teddy Bears Picnic’ at Bierley woods

​As part of our topic on bear’s this half term, Nursery have been busy planning a ‘Teddy Bear’s Picnic’ at Bierley woods. We thought this would be the perfect opportunity for the children to observe the changes in the season.

A fun day was had by all but we had lots of tired children, staff and teddies afterwards!

Emma Quinn

Spud-a-like Entries 2014

Wow! So many excellent Spud-a-like entries. Here are the entries that have been shown in assembly so far. The deadline is Monday 10th, 12 noon if you have an entry still to send in!

E-mail entries to spudalike@stjohnsceprimary.co.uk

Nursery go shopping at ASDA

Nursery had lots of fun on a recent visit to ASDA. On the walk there they were set the challenge of hunting for lot’s of numbers and shapes. They were very good at this and we soon discovered shapes and numbers are everywhere!

At ASDA we ordered our own pizza and watched the pizzas been made. We had to read our shopping lists to make sure we got the right toppings on our pizzas. Before we set off back to school we paid for our pizza at the checkout and packed it in a bag so we could carefully carry it back to Nursery.

Back at school we cooked the pizzas and talked about the changes that happened to the pizza throughout the cooking process. Finally we got to taste the different toppings on the pizza. They were yummy!