We would like to welcome the newest members of PaWS to their new school. They have settled in quickly to life in reception and have been enjoying exploring our learning environments and learning the school routines. Mrs Davis and Mrs Watts
We are delighted to announce that we, Pevensey & Westham CE School, have achieved the School Games GOLD Mark Award for the 2018/19 academic year. The School Games Mark is a Government led award scheme launched in 2012, facilitated by the Youth Sport Trust to reward schools for their commitment to the development of competition across their school and into the community, and we are delighted to have been recognised for our success.
This years sports day champions with a new record of 8,333 points, the Vikings! 🏆
We are all incredibly proud of all the children who participated.They all worked very hard and a thoroughly enjoyable week has been had by all. For those who are interested, the points are as follows: Romans with 7,411 points, Norman’s with 6,951 and Saxons achieved 6,373 points.
Year 6 pupils had a fantastic time at Bushy Wood camp. They were fortunate enough to take part in a range of activities, including: rock climbing, orienteering and rifle shooting. Pupils thoroughly enjoyed themselves and have said that some of their highlights were the night hike and the recycled fashion show.
Congratulations to our amazing dancers, who performed in the Eastbourne Schools’ Dance Festival, ‘Dance Fever’, in February. This is the first time this event has been hosted and it was a wonderful opportunity for pupils across Eastbourne to perform on stage to an audience.
PaWS choir have again been awarded distinction and the Allen Trophy at the Eastbourne Music and Arts Festival. They sang 3 contrasting songs including one written by Mr Robin Hellier, a grandparent of a choir member. It was a special moment for him and his family, watching his granddaughter, perform a solo at the beginning of the song. The choir was well supported by their teacher, Miss Anna Romano, and their families who came along to watch.
Today our school choir performed in front of the whole school in preparation for the upcoming Eastbourne Music & Arts Festival.
Friday we celebrated World book day, we celebrated reading for pleasure with out ‘drop everything and read’ in comfy clothes.
Children in Year 2 took part in an exciting pirate dress up day. They made slime, drew pirates and sung songs about Christopher Columbus!
Year 5 kick started their learning about Tudor England with a visit to a local Tudor house, Michelham Priory. The children all participated in re-enacting King Henry VIII’s court and how the decisions he made affected the life and people at Michelham Priory.