June 2018 - School News
On your marks, get set, go for free Summer of Sport
WV Active will be offering six weeks of free sporting activities for Wolverhampton residents to enjoy this summer.
The City of Wolverhampton Council’s Summer of Sport starts on Monday 23 July and continues until Friday 31 August across all three leisure centres, WV Active Aldersley, WV Active Central and WV Active Bilston-Bert Williams.
Free activities on offer include badminton, tennis, squash, table tennis, family swimming lessons and fitness classes, and can be enjoyed by adults and children of all ages.
Those who want to take advantage of the offer must be residents of Wolverhampton and will need to register for temporary Summer of
Councillor Steve Evans, the City of Wolverhampton Council’s Cabinet Member for City Environment, said: “We are delighted to be offering a wide range of free activities for local residents of all ages during the school holidays, and I’d encourage people to sign up for their Summer of Sport today.”
The Summer of Sport programme is being supported with funding from the council’s Public Health service.
Cabinet Member for Public Health and Wellbeing, Councillor Hazel Malcolm, said: “It is important that as many people as possible have the opportunity to enjoy sport and exercise, and by offering a wide range of free sessions at our leisure centres from 23 July to 31 August we hope that even more residents will be able to enjoy a fit and active summer.
“This ties in well with our Vision for Public Health, whereby we create the right sort of environment in which people are better able to look after their own health and wellbeing.”
To find out more about WV Active and to register for Summer of
18th June 2018
Blue Base Updates: Music sessions
Thank you to Mr Wallace for visiting us twice a week to practise the Joseph songs in preparation for our performance. The children have such beautiful singing voices and we are really pleased with how well they work when Mr Wallace is here and all the children are altogether in blue base.
It makes it very exciting when we all get together to prepare for the performance because it means the coffee afternoon is nearly here and that is always a wonderful afternoon for all involved.
8th June 2018
Maroon Base have been cooking again!
This week we were looking at using pulses. We decided to make beans on toast and hummus.
Everyone has had beans on toast before, but we were finding out how easy it is to make for ourselves.
We found out how to make hummus using chick peas, oil and garlic (with some other ingredients).
We mixed the ingredients and used a hand blender to make it nice and smooth.
It tasted great, and lots of other people appeared in the room as they wanted to try it.
We could smell the garlic A LOT!!!!!
8th June 2018
Welcome to Kye!
This week, we have had Kye join our Blue Base team. We are so pleased with how well he has got on and after a wonderful week of green days and no positive handling, he will be going to soft play on Friday afternoon to celebrate.
Well done to Kye for joining our team and fitting in perfectly!
21st May 2018
Maroon Base Updates: Cannock Chase
On Wednesday, Maroon base went out to Cannock Chase for the day - we have been learning about living things and their habitats. We went on a nature walk around Birches Valley centre and saw lots of interesting things. Someone had made a shelter from branches and some of us rolled down a steep grass bank. We even found the Gruffalo!
21st May 2018
Blue Base Updates: Assessment
We are always pleased with how well the children work during assessment week. We have very sensible workers in Blue Base and during assessment week, Blue Base’s timetable has to swap around a little bit. The nature of our children, this could prove quite difficult but they were wonderful when it came to slotting some assessments in.
21st May 2018
Green Base Updates: PANTS
The NSPCC visited us this week to talk to the children about ‘PANTS’ and the aim is to equip the children with keeping themselves safe using the character, Pantosarus and reminding them of the underwear rule. It is a fun way of getting across to the children something which is important to know and understand.
18th May 2018
Blue Base Updates : Kingswood
On Thursday, the children took a trip out to Kingswood to visit the Lego man. He was at Kingswood and the children met him there for an adventure filled day using IPads and exploring in the forest.
It was a beautiful day, the sun was shining and the children got to explore in the forest using their Ipads to read the QR codes that were hiding in different places.
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