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  • Pupil of the Week

    Published 04/11/22

    Each week, we celebrate our ‘Pupils of the Week’ from each year group. Pupils can be recognised for this weekly award for a variety of reasons. They may have excelled in a particular subject through the week; may have shown one, or more, of the school values in abundance, or they may have impressed their teacher, or other staff members with a huge amount of effort. Whatever they are nominated for, they are recognised in the whole school achievement assembly, receive a certificate to take home and get to wear one of our prestigious black and gold t-shirts.

    Well done to our ‘Pupil of the Week’ winners this week:

    Lucas – 1RW

    Carter - 1SG

    Eli - 2CP

    Harriet - 2ERS

    Sophie - 3JC

    Riley - 3RO

    Louie - 4BB

    Holly – 4KG

    Kye - 5KR

    Gracie - 5LH

    Oscar - 5NW

    Olivia - 6ES

    Isabelle - 6LB

    Tristan - 6ST

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  • Weekly Attendance

    Published 04/11/22

    Our overall attendance this week was 96.6%

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  • Outdoor Learning Day!

    Published 04/11/22

    Since it began in 2011 Outdoor Learning Day has become the World's biggest celebration of outdoor play and learning and the farthest reaching global movement campaigning for time outdoors everyday for all children.

    Their goals are; 1. Outdoor learning as part of every school day

                                 2. A consistent minimum target for playtime

                                 3. Schools to advocate for more time outdoors

    Here at Smith's Wood Primary Academy we are proud of our Outdoor Learning Spaces and the fact that every child is given the opportunity to take part in Outdoor Learning sessions throughout the year.

    Please take the time to look at the photographs from our Outdoor Classroom Day on Thursday 3rd November.

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  • Pupil of the Week

    Published 21/10/22

    Each week, we celebrate our ‘Pupils of the Week’ from each year group. Pupils can be recognised for this weekly award for a variety of reasons. They may have excelled in a particular subject through the week; may have shown one, or more, of the school values in abundance, or they may have impressed their teacher, or other staff members with a huge amount of effort. Whatever they are nominated for, they are recognised in the whole school achievement assembly, receive a certificate to take home and get to wear one of our prestigious black and gold t-shirts.

    Well done to our ‘Pupil of the Week’ winners this week:

    Coral – 1RW

    Evelyn - 1SG

    Jayda - 2CP

    Alannah - 2ERS

    Freya - 3JC

    Oakley - 4BB

    Isabelle – 4KG

    Aamira - 5KR

    Evie - 5LH

    Olivia - 5NW

    Huey - 6ES

    Isabel - 6ST

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  • The San Meero Invaded by Year 2 Dodgeballers

    Published 21/10/22

    Rain or shine, nothing can stop a Smith's Wood House Competition! Last night, pupils from Year 2 enjoyed a rare away fixture in the illustrious San Meero Arena. The competition was fierce, the atmosphere was electric and the levels of enthusiasm were off the charts! Despite all houses savouring the sweet taste of victory the final was contested by Super and Spider house, with the Man of Steel managing to secure a last minute victory over the Webbed Wonder.

    For more pictures from the competition, please see our gallery

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  • Weekly Attendance

    Published 21/10/22

    Our overall attendance this week was 93.4%

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  • The Golden Shelf

    Published 20/10/22

    At Smith’s Wood Primary Academy, pupils earn the privilege of loaning books from our Golden Shelf through demonstrating either academic excellence in reading or significant effort or improvement in reading within school or at home. 

    Well done to Autumn 1’s winners: 

    REB - Kylah
    ROT - Gabriella
    RAH - Zaira
    1RW - Amelia-Rose
    2CP - Jayda
    2ERS - Sophie
    3JC - Isla
    3RO - Lilly
    4BB - Sophie
    4KG - Isabelle
    5LH - Scarlett
    5NW - Blesing
    5KR - Aamira
    6LB - Sophie
    6ES - Skye
    6ST - Isabel

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  • A Walk on the Wild Side With Year 3

    Published 18/10/22

    This week Year 3 ventured into the wild to see life sized dinosaurs! All Things Wild was a day of fun, exploring and adventure as we got close to some of the prehistoric giants, had a dino train ride around the dinosaur enclosure, as well as get to see a range of animals still around today. Some of us were even brave enough to take on the barefoot walk. A great day had by all! 

    For more pictures, please see our gallery

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  • The Artful Dodgers of Year 3

    Published 14/10/22

    Year 3 graced the hallowed surface of the King Power Stadium last night for the chance to win the prestigious dodgeball house competition prize. The standard of competition was immeasurable and the games were intense! Super house demonstrated their magnificent array of super-determination and perseverance to storm  to victory over the other houses.

    Well done to Super house and everyone who participated.

    For more pictures from the competition, please see our gallery

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  • The Black Country Living Museum

    Published 14/10/22

    Yesterday, year 6 pupils had the opportunity to visit the Black Country Living Museum and experience what life was like for children during the Victorian era. Whilst there, the children had the chance to walk around the town, exploring the sweet shop, hardware shop and chemist. They also walked along the canals, looking at the narrow boats and watching a chain-making and nail-making demonstration. As well as this, all 60 children participated in a Victorian school lesson; learning their alphabet backwards, recalling times tables, and even watching Mr Taylor get the cane! This was all followed by some delicious fish and chips for lunch, a visit to the cinema to see a silent 'Laurel and Hardy' film and an insightful talk about coal mining. A fantastic way to end a truly brilliant Victorian topic.

    For more pictures, please see our gallery

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  • Weekly Attendance

    Published 14/10/22

    Our overall attendance this week was 95%

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  • Hello Yellow!

    Published 11/10/22

    Smith's Wood Primary Academy took part in this year’s #HelloYellow campaign to support young people’s mental health and raise money for Young Minds charity. 

    Staff and children accessorised with a little something yellow, and enjoyed taking part in a fitness for mental health and mindfulness activity. There was a lovely atmosphere around the school and lots of smiles! We raised awareness of mental health including how we can look after our mental health, people we can talk to if we are struggling, and how we can help others.

    We raised £260.60 for Young Minds. Thank you for all donations! 

    For more pictures from the day, please see our gallery

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