PUBLISHED: 17:22 09 October 2018 | UPDATED: 17:22 09 October 2018 Mark Boggis Red Oak Primay School, Lowestoft, have installed desk pedals to help keep the youngsters fit. Riley using the new equipment. Picture: Nick Butcher Archant © 2018 Five years ago Red Oak Primary in Lowestoft had never won a school sports trophy - now it has 50. Employees from Northumbrian Water and Freedom Group with staff and pupils from Red Oak Primary School in Lowestoft as part of the Make My Day initiative. Picture: Doug BlanksBut despite its home of Kirkley being one of the most deprived areas of the country, the school’s incredible commitment to “creating healthy futures” for its pupils means it now has more than 50.The school hit the headlines this week as it unveiled its ‘desk pedals’ as part of efforts to boost pupils’ performance and encourage a more active lifestyle.And staff are continuing to tackle childhood obesity and mental … [Read more...] about The Lowestoft school that has 100% of Key Stage one and two pupils taking part in extra-curricular sports
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It's been such a hectic summer of sport that the Tour de France 2018 has almost crept up on us. Britain’s Chris Froome is again the favourite for the yellow jersey, aided loyally by his Team Sky teammates. The rise of Froome and Sky has enabled cycling to reach a new extreme in terms of interest, and hundreds of thousands are expected to tune in for this year’s spectacle. Yet despite all the good Team Sky and Froome appears to have done for their sport, the jealousy of success from rivalling teams has reached a dangerous new stage in terms of hostility. The 105th edition of the Tour will be a tough one, as the route map proves. It won’t be enough to put off Froome, who inevitably emerges as the bookies’ clear favourite. With the Tour pushed back a week to accommodate the World Cup in Russia, the 2,069 mile race will depart from Noirmoutier-en-l’Ile, in the Vendee department on July 7. It will, as per usual, conclude at the Champs Elysees on July 29. … [Read more...] about Tour de France 2018 guide to the teams, route, key stages and favourites
0 Have your say Bright sparks at Frisby Primary School have taken part in fun interactive lessons which explored energy production, distribution and consumption. E.ON’s ‘Energy in a Play’ workshops challenged Key Stage 2 to become more energy efficient around the home.Pupils also learnt and practised a play about the importance of saving energy, which they performed to the rest of the school at the end of the day. Rachel Butler, class 2 teacher and curriculum coordinator for science at Frisby Primary School, said: “Our pupils really got involved in E.ON’s Energy in a Play workshops. By performing the play to the whole school all of the children have gained from the activity and picked up some ideas about the steps we can all take around the home to make sure we’re using energy wisely.”The workshops form part of E.ON’s commitment to helping educate communities across the UK about saving energy and smarter solutions. St Francis … [Read more...] about Powerful lessons teach Key Stage 2 pupils at Frisby Primary School about energy
If you are a parent, you might know that SATs week kicks off today. Children in England in Year 6 will be taking Key Stage 2 tests over the coming days. They will be examined in English grammar, punctuation and spelling, English reading and mathematics. Youngsters in Year 2 also take mathematics and English reading tests throughout May. There's also an optional English grammar, punctuation and spelling test. So if you have a child that will be sitting these, here's everything you need to know. Key stage 1 May 2018 - Key stage 1 test period The KS1 tests consist of: • English reading Paper 1: combined reading prompt and answer booklet • English reading Paper 2: reading booklet and reading answer booklet • Mathematics Paper 1: arithmetic • Mathematics Paper 2: reasoning Week commencing Monday, June 11, 2018 - Phonics screening check week The check consists of 20 real words and 20 pseudo-words that pupils read aloud to the check administrator. Key stage 2 … [Read more...] about SATs timetable for Key Stage 2 & everything else you need to know
KIDS are set to knuckle down for the latest round of national tests as the SATs kick off for 2018. Here's the lowdown on the exams for children aged seven and 11. What does SAT stand for? SAT stands for Statutory Assessment Test. They are designed as a way for teachers to check the progress their pupils are making in some key subject areas. The three areas tested are maths, English reading, and grammar, punctuation and spelling. SATs are taken across England with different tests carried out in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. What are key stage 1 and key stage 2? Key stage 1 is the first level of testing kids go through in their school career. This year the tests will be carried out over the month of May. It is the legal term for the two years of schooling in state schools in England and Wales when pupils are aged between five and seven. Normally they will be in years one and two during this time frame. Key stage 2 is the second level of testing for kids aged between seven and … [Read more...] about What does SATs stand for, what are Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 and how are the exams marked?