CRABTREE NEWS

June 18, 2017

It's that time of year again where our Year Six pupils pack their sleeping bags and head of to Leicestershire's Beaumanor Hall for a three day residential.

Whilst at Beaumanor the children were faced with various dare devil activities which they faced with tremendous courage and team work.  

We are very proud of their achievements and they should be too.

June 18, 2017

One of the things we pride ourselves on here at Crabtree Farm is the fantastic residential visits our pupils get to experience each year.

This year we have put on more residential visits than ever before and new to our residential program was Year Three's visit to Rand Farm Park in Lincoln. 

During an over night stay the children became mini farmers and learnt about life on a working farm.  There was work to be done and the children were well up for the farming challenges that had been set for them.

Cows had to be milked, pigs had to be cleaned out, animals had to be fed and butter had to be made. There was also time for some fun which included a tractor ride around the farm and visiting the adventure playground.

We'd like to say a huge thank you to the animals and staff at Rand Farm Park who made us feel very welcome during our stay and it's definitely something we hope to do again in the future.

June 10, 2017

Dr Seuss once said 'The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.' This is something we agree with here at Crabtree Farm Primary and we are sure you share our belief that reading is a key part of your children's education.

Please help make a difference to our school this year by voting for us in the National Book Tokens competition where a school could win an amazing £5,000 of National Book Tokens. 

Voting is easy, it only takes a minute! Just click the link below and type in Crabtree Farm Primary and vote for us! We would be grateful for your support.  

​Spread the word Crabtree!

www.nationalbooktokens.com/schools

All entrants must be over the age of 13.

June 9, 2017

The day’s focus was Opportunity Notts along with letting all the schools in Nottigham City know that there is a very unique exhibition at Wollaton Hall over the summer months.

Today, we got to make some dino-sock puppets and performed a short puppet show to persuade people to get up and be more active. We also met Hunter who was a Sin Raptor (from China). 

​A little later on, we went to Nottingham Castle to look at unusual natural things and to look closely in microscopes at some of the things we found. We listened to natural and man-made noises and learned about some of the landmarks around Nottingham that we could see. 

In the afternoon, we had the chance to share our ideas on a greener Nottingham to Councillor Sam Webster who works for the Nottingham City Council. He is in charge of Business Development and Education for the City and was interested to find out about some of our ideas: trees, open spaces and making some built up areas more environmentally friendly.

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June 8, 2017

Over the last couple of months, children from across the school have worked hard to contribute towards a time capsule that will be planted on a local housing development. There were some absolutely fantastic entries, and some children added in other items such as photographs and coins.

On Wednesday 8th June, twelve children attended an event at the development to commemorate the time capsule. We were able to see and hold the time capsule and learned about the other contributions that would be inside it along with our own work.

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