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St John’s Events Friday 1 July 2016
Development Officer, IB, DofE & AEN Administrator, Gold DofE Coordinator
Burbage Primary School Running Club Success
Congratulations to our Running Club who ran fantastically well at the Avon Valley Mini Marathon on Saturday 25th June. The U9 girls came 1st in a field of 9 schools. The U9 boys came 4th in a field of 14 schools. The U11 girls came second in a field of 10 schools and the U11 boys came 4th in a field of 9 schools.
Thank you to Mrs Renshaw, Mrs Smith and all of the parent volunteers who run the club and help prepare our athletes so well.
Easton Royal Academy Pupils Learn About Brazil
Well we certainly ended the term with a bang! As part of our whole school project on Brazil, children made their own carnival masks and headwear and infants each made their own ganza. Juniors wrote and performed poetry about the carnival and set their rhyming words to the syncopated rhythms of Brazil that they have been learning about in their music lessons.
At ERA, we have been lucky enough to borrow a whole set of samba drums and we have been learning the traditional polyrhythmic beats of South America. We have also learned the samba dance step and, along with our parents, we ended the term with our own carnival procession around the school. I’m so proud of the samba band because they kept the rhythm and breaks going for the whole procession, even when marching – I have seen adults struggling with this!
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