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  • Club Highlight - Badminton

    Published 04/12/20

    Our weekly highlighted club this week is Y3 Badminton, run by Mr Meers.

    Year 3 have had a very rare opportunity to attend our Badminton club this year. The children have had a fantastic time and have learned many new skills over the last few weeks including: Serving, forehand, backhand and smash shots

    All children are now able to compete in a competitive rally and have enjoyed progressing from week to week starting with balloons in Week 1, moving to high speed shuttles.

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  • Weekly Attendance

    Published 04/12/20

    Our overall attendance this week was 96.1%

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  • Y4 Spelling Bee

    Published 04/12/20

    Yesterday the elite house members from Year 4 took on our prestigious spelling bee challenge. The intense competition was fought over 5 gruelling rounds, cumulating in the dramatic final 'Spot Spell'

    Taking an early lead, Hulk lead from the front securing a well deserved first place finish. Well done to everyone who took part and well done to Hulk House as our final champions!

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  • Virtual School Games Champions

    Published 02/12/20

    Smith's Wood Primary Academy have achieved our first Virtual School Games Gold Award taking part in a variety of competitive sports and competing against other schools. We also achieved a second place finish in the inclusive athletics, with silver medals going home to our fantastic athletes.

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  • 4PW's Money Madness

    Published 01/12/20

    Today, children have been challenged with spend a given amount in the 4PW shop.  Each item has been given an amount and children have been tasked with buying as many items as they possibly can. Well done to 4PW for their super maths lesson!

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  • Year 5 Take on The Cube

    Published 30/11/20

    Last week year 5 had the opportunity to face the challenging, Smith's Wood Cube. The tasks were demanding, but Year 5 showed their mettle and battled through to the end.

    After a fantastic start Bat house managed to steal the victory and were declared Year 5 Champions, well done to Bat house, and well done to all who participated.

    For more pictures from our Year 5 Cube Challenge, please see our Gallery

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  • Weekly Attendance

    Published 27/11/20

    Our overall attendance this week was 95.3%

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  • Staggered Start and Finish Times

    Published 26/11/20

    As a reminder, please below find the staggered start and finish times, for each year group, as well as the entry and exit gates.

    KS1 gate:

     

    Year group

    Start

    Finish

    Year 3

    8:40

    2:55

    Year 1

    8:45

    3:00

    Year 2

    8:50

    3:05

    Reception

    8:55

    3:10

     

    Car park gate/Eagle Grove:

     

    Year group

    Start

    Finish

    Year 6

    8:45

    3:00

    Year 5

    8:50

    3:05

    Year 4

    8:55

    3:10

     

    All school gates will be locked at 9:00am, please ensure that your child promptly arrives in school at the correct time as shown above.

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  • Smith's Wood Goes Virtual

    Published 25/11/20

    This week, we had Matt from Prime VR in to give a Virtual Reality workshop to years 3, 4, 5 and 6. Their workshop linked directly to their current topic and the children were completely engaged with everything they could see! Year 3 experienced a walk through the Amazon rainforest, Year 4 understood what it was like to be in a trench, Year 5 got to see how the world has changed due to evolution and Year 6 explored space! It was a brilliant experience for all! 

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  • Smith's Wood Primary Academy Update

    Published 20/11/20

    Please see the attached letter regarding an update following the previous 3 weeks of term and an attached guide regarding Covid-19 related absences 

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  • Weekly Attendance

    Published 20/11/20

    Our overall attendance this week was 94.9%

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  • Year 6 Maths Challenge

    Published 20/11/20

    Smith's Wood's greatest mathematicians met for a battle of the minds on 19th Nov, the competition was fierce and the complex questions were taxing for even the most distinguished minds. Although all teams competed on an extraordinary level, Super House reigned supreme and managed to snatch victory away from the other teams. Well done to everyone who took part and well done to the Super House Maths champions.

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