St Mary’s Stars January 2022

Congratulations to all our wonderful students who have gone above and beyond and been awarded our prestigious STAR award.

Stars of the week – Friday 28th January

Another fantastic week of St. Mary’s stars persevering and being determined to do their best!

Red Class
Red ClassLeah-Jai
Leah-Jai you have been a fantastic listener this week and especially hearing out for those tricky sounds in phonics. Well done!
Yellow Class
Yellow ClassIsaac
you have been jumping through 10 in maths this week Isaac and you have shown a great head for problem solving to work out difficult answers. Well done!
Yellow Class
Yellow ClassOliver
Outstanding Olly, you have been a fantastic all rounder and impressed Mrs Burns with your super sentences this morning. Well done!
Green Class
Green ClassAva
Ava, multiplication and times tables are super important and you have kept going to master a set you were struggling with. Well done!
Blue Class
Blue ClassLeo
Leo, you have tried extra hard this week to write your speech and this determination has been noticed and Mr Oldham thought you deserved to be have this recognised. Well done!
Indigo Class
Indigo ClassBroden
Broden you have impressed with the immense pride you have been showing in both your class and homework. Keep it up!
Violet Class
Violet ClassAlexis
Well done Alexis for persevering to complete perfect percentages this week! You’re determination and helping other didn’t go un-noticed.

Stars of the week – Friday 21st January

Another week of fantastic learning took place in St. Mary’s this week, with lessons on Ernest Shackleton, Ancient Egypt and of course our numeracy work!

Red Class
Red ClassDennis
Dennis you have blown Mrs Quayle-Sutcliffe and Mrs Bradley away this week with your learning and how you have kept working at tasks without giving up!
Orange Class
Orange ClassLacey
Lacey, reading every day and working hard on sounding out new words is helping you to become a super reader! Kee
Yellow Class
Yellow ClassIsaac
Isaac, all the adults in Yellow class agreed that you have tried extra hard this week to join in with all the class activities including poetry, history and numeracy. Well done!
Green Class
Green ClassTyde
Tyde, you have really thrown yourself into the class topic of Ancient Egypt with both your class work and homework for this half term. It is lovely to see your enthusiasm about this time in history!
Blue Class
Blue ClassAoife
Well done Aoife, you have been working extra hard in numeracy this week. Keep it up!
Indigo Class
Indigo ClassTristan
Tristan, you have been working hard in your numeracy lessons but not only during that time, you are remembering your learning and scoring fabulous marks in assessments. Well done!
Violet Class
Violet ClassDan
Dan, you put yourself in the role of a crew member about to board HMS Endurance to support Ernest Shackleton on his expedition in 1914. You carefully wrote a diary extract full of adjectives and adverbs. Well done!

Stars of the week – Friday 14th January 2022

Our first full week of the year and what a fantastic week it has been as all classes have started their new books in literacy and topics in science and humanities. Lots of new learning taking place throughout the school.

Red Class
Red ClassLily
Lily, you are trying super hard with your phonics and are focused on writing your letters and learning your sounds. Well done!
Orange Class
Orange ClassRiley
Riley, you have shown Mr Cooke how determined you are as you have kept working on your tricky writing this week. Keep it up!
Yellow Class
Yellow ClassLouise
Mrs Burns and Mrs Moran have seen a surge in confidence this week and you have put so much effort into your work. Fantastic!
Green Class
Green ClassMia
Mia your class have been learning the tricky task of multiplying 2 digits by 1 digit and Mr Plewes has been impressed by how focused you have been to master this new learning. Well done!
Blue Class
Blue ClassNoah
Noah your new story Battle Cry looks are writing persuasive speeches or ‘battle cries’ and yours this week you really painted a picture with your speech through the language you used. Well done!
Indigo Class
Indigo ClassIzzy
Welcome to St. Mary’s Izzy, you have had a fantastic first week, so much so Mr Haygarth and Mrs Morrissey thought you deserved the recognition of the star award for how well you have settled in. Well done!
Violet Class
Violet ClassArchie
Archie, you have written a passionate and well thought out letter to Ernest Shackleton to join his crew on the Endurance. Great language choices. Well done!

First Stars of 2022 – Friday 7th January

Happy New Year! We celebrated this week with our achievement assembly and teachers found it hard to choose someone as everyone has come back with such enthusiasm.

Red class – Zara, you have impressed with your superstar attitude to being a good friend and trying so hard with your learning!


Orange class – Elijah
you have managed to slip into the routines of Orange class already and have made such a good start to your time with us.

Yellow Class
Yellow ClassEmily
Emily it is clear that you have been reading so much over the Christmas holidays that you have blown Mrs Burns’ socks off!
Green Class
Green ClassLuca
Luca, Mr Plewes and Mrs Johnson have been impressed by the effort you have put in since returning, it is a great start to the term!
Blue Class
Blue ClassThor
Thor, Mr Oldham and Mrs Birks have noticed that you have come back to school with a mature outlook and are ready to focus on your learning. Well done!
Indigo Class
Indigo ClassAilish
Ailish, Mr Haygarth and Mrs Morrissey have noticed that not only are you trying so hard in lessons but in your own time you are looking to perfect and revise your learning.
Violet Class
Violet ClassJackson
Jackson- this week you have created a piece of art work using paint that really caught the eye of all the adults in Year 6. You managed to create a sky with depth and emotion using just a sponge and paint! Well done.