News from the School

Show Racism the Red Card | December 5, 2018

The children take part in a Show Racism the Red Card Activity
The children take part in a Show Racism the Red Card activity

All the children from Year 5 took part in a day put on by Show Racism the Red Card. They completed a range of tasks throughout the morning about racism including some of the vocabulary which they may encounter and where it originates from. The sessions were a great success with the children receiving important information along with some great prizes for participation.

£947.25 raised for Children in Need | December 4, 2018

CiN 2018
Children in Need 2018

Children in Need 2018 was a great success with the school raising £947.25! Children wore their own clothes for a donation of £1 and donated cakes which were sold on the day for 50p. Along with this we had activities going on during the day in the school hall along with face paints. Of the money raised half was donated to children in need and the other half going to our home charity this year Alzheimer’s Society.

Well done everyone.

RAPs Christmas Productions for 2018 | December 3, 2018

All the following productions take place in the school hall.

KS1 Christmas Production – Wednesday 12th December 2018 at 9.30am
KS1 Christmas Production – Wednesday 12th December 2018 at 2.30pm
EYFS Christmas Production – Friday 14th December 2018 at 9.30am
EYFS Christmas Production – Friday 14th December 2018 at 2.45pm
KS2 Christmas Carol Concert – Wednesday 19th December 2018 at 2.15pm
KS2 Christmas Carol Concert – Friday 21st December 2018 at 9.30am

We hope you can come and join us, please remember that these are all events which require a ticket, which can be obtained from the school office. Also, due to fire regulations you are now discouraged from bringing a child’s buggy to such events. If you need to bring a buggy these will now be required be left outside on the pavement (just outside Mrs Todd’s Office).

Wishing you seasonal greetings.

Sportshall Athletics Competition | November 10, 2018

The Year 5/6 Athletics Team
The Year 5/6 Athletics Team

On 16th October 10 boys and 10 girls from Y5/6 represented Richard Avenue at the Sportshall Athletics competition at Biddick Academy.

They took part in a range of events such as long jump, sprint, relay, triple jump and javelin. Everyone in the team tried very hard at each event and some children were named as winners in their specific events.

Very well done to all involved.

Rugby Champions! | November 7, 2018

Y5/6 Rugby Champions
The Y5/6 Rugby Champions

On a number of Monday evenings after school the Y5/6 Rugby team took part in the first ever Sunderland Tag Rugby League.

The team played seven games demonstrating great team spirit and dedication as they came from behind on a number of occasions. They won three games, drew three and lost one to be named as joint champions.

Y5/6 Rugby Champions
The Y5/6 Rugby Champions

Very well done to everyone who participated.

Staff Raise £2305 for the Alzheimer’s Society | October 31, 2018

Memory Walk
We raised money in a number of different ways including a cake sale.

We are thrilled and extremely proud to announce that we have raised £2305 for the Alzheimer’s Society from the Memory Walk fundraising. Everyone involved had a lovely day and enjoyed completing the scenic walk along the coast. A huge thank you to everyone who supported our fundraising! We look forward to raising more money for the Alzheimer’s Society throughout the year.

Memory Walk
The staff and children who took part in the walk.

Go Run for Fun | October 29, 2018

Go Run for Fun Event
The children waiting to run.

All the children from Year 4,5 and 6 took part in the Go Run For Fun Event. They ran 2KM around Silksworth Sports Complex with hundreds of children from other schools. The event was great fun and taught the children that running short distances can be both fun and important in order to lead a healthy lifestyle.