23 Sep 2016

Head Teacher's message September 23rd 2016

Dear parents and children,

This week I have spoken to the children about which team they belong to (red, blue, yellow or green)

I have also launched this terms quiz with the question which theatre is linked to William Shakespeare.  All answers to be written on the team coloured card. Good luck children!

Mr Reeves has introduced the children to music of the week. This week we have been listening to Jamie Cullum performing Pure Imagination.  

Click https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LTz6Xxupu9Q


Tuck Shop

Tuck shop for Years 3, 4, 5 and 6 will take place on Mondays and Fridays each week starting on Monday 26th September. Please bring 50 cents.

On sale this half term.
Mondays- fresh fruit of the day and homemade banana cake
Friday- milk and homemade chocolate chip cookies

Book Shop

The school book shop will open at lunchtimes next week. Books start from 2 euros- all money in a named envelope please.

School Councillors Autumn 2016

Year 1
Jack, Reece, Yona and Ellie

Year 2
Eloise, Jude, Aimee and Callum

Year 3
Kayla and Henry

Year 4
Joshua, Grace, Thomas and Esther

Year 5
Madeleine and Vincent

Year 6
Finlay and Amy

This year School Council have agreed to support the following charities.

Autumn Term- SSAFA and Children in Need

Spring Term- Comic Relief. We will also hold a Numbers day and a Readathon.

Summer Term- Maddy is currently asking children which charity they would like to support for this term.

German Phrase of the week

Bis bald!
See you soon

Lessons take place during the school day at Bielefeld School . Your child can learn singing, piano, ukulele, guitar, violin, viola, recorder, flute, clarinet, saxophone, cornet, trumpet or trombone. Apply online for singing and instrumental lessons at  www.guterslohmusiccentre.com


Musicians are also warmly invited to take part in Saturday Music School at GMC, Mansergh Barracks, Gutersloh, 10.00am to 12.15pm


Have a good weekend,
Mrs Mason


16 Sep 2016

Head Teacher's Message






Dear parents and children,

Year 3 enjoyed their visit to the open air museum in Oerlinghausen this week. They were given a guided tour and then tried their hand at making bread.

We also carried out a fire drill. Mr Moore was very impressed with how quickly and sensibly the children were able to vacate the school.

Each class voted for 2 school council members. I sat in with Y5 and listened to their speeches. Children pledged that they would work hard for their class and came up with some novel ideas which appealed to the voters. We certainly have some budding politicians! The first meeting will be held next week. At this meeting we will choose the charities we will support this year.

Mr Reeves has introduced the children to music of the week. This week we have been listening to Johann Sebastian Bach.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KSILj9EfIlM




Year 3 visited Oerlinghausen open air museum as part of their curriculum work.


The school theme for this term is Let me entertain you!




Mr Fidler’s Book


Click the link to vote for our very own author Mr Fidler’s book
Little Red Riding Hood, the Wolf, Grandma and the Woodcutter

Have a good weekend.
Mrs Mason
















9 Sep 2016

Head Teacher's Message


Dear parents and children,
Welcome back everyone! Thanks to you all for sending your children back to school looking so smart. This week in school the children have settled into their new routines. I would like to say thank you to everyone for making our new children feel welcome. It certainly seems like you have all been together for a long time! I would also like to welcome our new staff.



School Council News




Next week we will nominate 2 School Council members from each class. The School Council will meet each month to discuss ways in which we can improve our school so watch this space.

Tuck shop for KS 2



This will restart after we have had our first school council meeting on Monday 26th September.

STEM Club

Mrs Carroll is planning on running a STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) club which will initially be open to children in Y3, 4, 5 and 6.  It will involve 1 lunch time per week and hopefully STEM based trips each half term to places such as science labs and hopefully the space station! Due to the nature of the club spaces will be limited so if you would like to take part in the club you will need to apply in writing to Mrs Carroll stating what you think STEM is, why you would like to join the club and why Mrs Carroll should pick you.



Year 2 visit to the Obersee.

Year 2 launched their curriculum work this term with a visit to the Obersee and despite the unseasonal warmth they all had an excellent time.




German Phrase of the week



Schönes Wochenende!




As you may be aware Frau Lowe has now returned to the UK so I am pleased to welcome Mr Mason to the team at Bielefeld School. Mr Mason is a qualified German teacher and will continue the excellent work Frau Lowe did in school.
Have a good weekend.
Mrs Mason








5 Sep 2016

Head Teacher's Message


Welcome back everyone!

More news on Friday.

Mrs Mason

20 Jul 2016

Head Teacher's summer message.

I would like to say goodbye to all of our leavers. You leave with our best wishes for the future. 

I would also like to welcome our new families who will be joining the school in September. I look forward to meeting you all.

It has been a happy and successful year in school. There have been many highlights: the Primary Science Gold award, the Children's University graduation, the clubs and after school events and the many visits we have been on. However I will leave the last word to Mr Light (Ofsted inspector) who described our school as a good school.

'An open and welcoming culture prevails. Pupils are happy and feel safe. Pupils’ strong personal qualities are a prominent feature of your work.......You know the school is on a journey and are not prepared to stand still.'

Thank you to everyone who has made this year possible.

If you have any questions or queries over the summer then please contact me on the email below.

Please note that if you need school uniform the school office will be open on Friday 2nd September between 11- 1pm.

Have a lovely summer

Best wishes
Mrs Mason





8 Jul 2016

Headteacher's Message July 8th 2016


Dear parents, children and carers,

Last week I had the pleasure of watching this year’s Children’s University graduates receive their certificates.  We have mounted the children’s photographs on our wall of fame for you to see. Thank you to all of you for your support of extra-curricular activities.

This week I enjoyed a music lesson with Mr Reeves and the Year 4 children. As you can see below we also had a number of parents taking part. Mr Reeves explained how the class had built up their guitar skills. The children then coached their parents. I have to say it was an interesting experience to be a pupil again!
 
I have also been watching the art exhibition evolve. I hope you will be able to come into school next Wednesday to see the children’s art work. Please feel free to get your child from the classrooms and they can act as your guide. There will be tea and coffee available in the hall.

Y4 acted as coaches this week and showed their parents how to play the guitar when they joined in a music lesson





Well done to the whole school for being the runner up in the Enthuse awards for the best primary school for science teaching and learning in the UK! WOW.


Bielefeld's Got Talent KS2 Auditions


The KS1 Judges



and some of the acts








Where in the world is this?





Have a good weekend!

Mrs Mason