Middle Street Primary School

 

General News

Find out about what is happening in each class by searching under your child's year group on our website!

Drop Everything and Write

Tuesday 17th July

This has become one of our favourite half-termly events. As always the children eagerly anticipated the bell which tells them to drop everything and write!

Cryptic Crossword Workshop

On Monday 16th July some of the children in Years 4 & 5 learnt how to solve cryptic crosswords. Peter Stone (Vicky's dad!) loves doing crossword puzzles and came in to share his skills. The children really enjoyed the challenge and satisfaction of solving the clues.

 

Thank you to the Woodland Tribe for our fantastic carpentry shed, as well as teaching all of the children at Middle Street carpentry skills.

Well done to our children who took part at the 2018 Brighton and Hove School Games!

This week is INTERNATIONAL REFUGEE WEEK. In year three we wrote letters to an imaginary refugee child. This is what Kaya Star had to say...

The Middle Street Bug Auction
 
Parents, teachers and some local artists have donated their beetle inspired works of art. All these art pieces are available to buy.
 
You just write down what you are prepared to pay and as long as no-one bids higher....it's yours!
 
Works by:
Katty McMurray
Tiffany Lynch
Seth Wells
Luke (Pinky)
Ellen Stewart
Julie Aldous
Fiona Robbins
Sue Purdy
Julie Holton
Katrina Stiff
Shar Jazah
Kinga Hofman
Charlie Plunkett
Tammy, Audrey, Donna and others.
 
All money raised will help the middle street children 
 
To take a part in our Auction, please send an email stating the picture you would like to bid for and the amount you’d be willing to pay to friendsofmiddlestreet@gmail.com
 
Thank you FFOMSS
 
 
 
Bids as at 14th June
 

SPORTS DAY 2018!

Well done to all of the children, parents and staff who competed at our Sports Day this year!

Book Swap   Wednesday 6th June 

More books were borrowed and swapped after school in the playground. Luqman and Chun in Year 3 couldn't wait to start reading theirs!

The next Book Swap will be on Wednesday 27th June. Come and borrow a book to read or bring a book from home to swap.

Drop Everything and Write!

On Thursday 24th May we all dropped everything and wrote for 30 minutes. The school was a quiet hum of activity as the children picked up pens and pencils and wrote whatever they liked. The children and staff wrote stories, lists, letters to friends, joke books and poems.

WALK TO SCHOOL WEEK!

 

Next week (beginning May 21st) is WALK TO SCHOOL WEEK. We would really love to get the whole school walking to school, all week. Please join us on the playground for 'Wake and Shake' on Monday morning from 8:30. We would also like you to 'snazz up your shoes!' There will be a sticker for everyone who joins in. On Tuesday we will be having a special assembly. Learn the lyrics to our original Middle Street song, written by Mick Brazil, year 3 and the eco warriors, below.

Book Swap

We held our first Middle Street Book Swap this week. Lots of children came and borrowed or swapped a book. The next one will be on Wednesday 6th June after school in the main playground. We hope to see you there!

May 1st!

 

On Tuesday, our local Morris Dancing Troop visited us and danced us into the Summer.  The men and women shared dances with us that originated from different places across the United Kingdom.

Beetle Boy Day 26th April

We had a fantastic day with author M. G. Leonard. She told us all abut beetles and led Art and creative writing workshops. The children were really enthused and produced some wonderful work. The next day the children painted beetle designs on canvas which will be displayed at an Art exhibition on Friday 11th May.

M.G. Leonard with Gabrielius, Year 4
M.G. Leonard with Gabrielius, Year 4
Writing workshops with Maya
Writing workshops with Maya
Children paint their own beetles
Children paint their own beetles

PLEASE COME TO YEAR 3's  'MIDDLE STREET MARKET' IN THE SCHOOL HALL FROM 3:00 ON TUESDAY 27TH MARCH. COME AND SPEND LOTS OF MONEY. ALL PROFIT WILL GO TO OXFAM AND UNICEF.

We had lots of fun celebrating World Book Day on Thursday 8th

 

WATCH THIS SPACE!! WE ARE RUNNING AN ENTERPRISE PROJECT IN YEAR 3 AND WILL BE HOSTING THE 'MIDDLE STREET MARKET' IN THE SCHOOL HALL FROM 3:00 ON TUESDAY 27TH MARCH. PLEASE COME AND SPEND LOTS OF MONEY. ALL PROFIT WILL GO TO OXFAM AND UNICEF.

 

Internet Safety Day!

Tuesday 7th February is Internet Safety Day and across the school we will be learning how to keep safe online.  Years 3, 4, 5 and 6 will also be doing Internet Safety workshops on Thursday 1st February.  Parents are also welcome to come to a morning workshop on Thursday 1st February (9am to 10am, in the Studio).

 

Please check out the following site.  It has lots of advice about how to support your child's use of the world wide web.

 

https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/safer-internet-day/2018/education-packs

 

Here are some helpful videos for parents and carers created for Safer Internet Day 2018. The films look at what is important in digital parenting and signposts parents and carers to resources they might find useful.

https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/safer-internet-day/2018/sid-tv-2018/sid-2018-tv-digital-parenting-film-parents-and-carers

 

Drop Everything and Write!

On Tuesday 21st November everyone in the school dropped what they were doing and wrote for 30 minutes. We could write about anything we liked and chose to write lists, stories, poems and letters. It was a very creative and rewarding experience which we all really enjoyed and are keen to do again. Some of our work is going up on display around the school, along with pictures of us all writing away!

 

Please wear odd socks on Monday 13th November!
Please wear odd socks on Monday 13th November!

A graffiti artist introduced a group of Middle Street children to urban art and graffiti over the half term holiday.  The group produced stunning murals that can be found around our school.  The murals were even designed by Gabe in Year  6 and Max in Year 5!