Posts by PaulFox

County Champs!

County Champs! Massive congratulations to our Y3/4 Swimming Squad who won the County Finals as part of the Lincolnshire School Games and to our Y5/6 Squad who came an excellent third in their age group! Our Y3/4s pushed St Andrew’s, Woodhall Spa into second place with Malcolm Sergent School, Stamford in third. Our Y5/6s were third behind the much larger schools of Horncastle Primary in second and winners Westgate Academy of Lincoln. We love swimming at St. Michael’s as it is great for health and fitness, builds confidence, raises self-esteem and is a valuable life-long skill. Becoming County Champions is
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BB Kings!

BB Kings! A big WELL DONE to our Year 4 Basketball Squad who entered a four school / twelve team tournament at Monks’ Dyke Tennyson College and emerged victorious finishing first and second. Slam Dunktastic!  
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Snow fun!

“Do you want to build a (miniature) snowman?!” It may not have lasted long, but the snow was around just long enough for Foundation Stage to explore this strange cold white stuff for the first time at school!  
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Young Voices

Young Voices Triumph! Wow… amazing night… just wonderful… fantastic night… such enthusiasm… brilliant… massive well done Y5/6… you sang & danced your hearts out! Just some of the comments from parents after the Y5/6 visit to Sheffield Arena last night. A big thank you to all the staff involved in rehearsals and taking the children and to all the parents and grandparents who managed to get there to support them. A truly memorable occasion!
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Those were the days…

Those were the days… Y5/6 spent a day at Wilderspin in Barton where they recreated what it was like to be a child at school in Victorian times. The children experienced class object lessons, playground drill, but had chance for some fun and games too! Getting into the spirit of the time, the children were divided into boys and girls, checked for clean fingernails, forced (if necessary) to sit up straight and writing left handed was not an option! For those who failed to conform, there was the appearance of the Dunce’s Cap and the cane! Then there was the
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Prayer Spaces

A ‘Special Place’ To end a busy Term 1, we wanted to give our children the chance to stop for a moment and reflect on the things they care about or are concerning them. Winnie-the-Pooh had a ‘Thoughtful Spot’ to go to and we turned the Music Room into a ‘Prayer Space’ for the week. All of our children had the opportunity to explore any or all of the eight activities designed to help them ‘Be Still’. Many wrote a ‘Thank You’ on a leaf for our ‘Friendship Tree’ and all contributed to a giant ‘Friendship Flower’. Some used the
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Cross-Country Crowd!

Cross-Country Crowd! Over 550 children took part in the Louth Schools X-Country Competition held at MDTC playing field. Despite the wet weather, all the children had a fantastic time with some great performances by St Michael’s children. Well done to Team Y3/4 Girls who won their event and to the Y3/4 Boys & Y5/6 Boys who were Runners-Up in theirs. Special mentions for Max in Y6 who won Gold in the boys race, Lyla a Gold for winning hers and Effie (3rd), Olivia, Katie, William, Evie and Gemma all highly placed with Top Ten finishes. A super effort from all!
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A house for Mr Mole!

Who built the best house for Mr Mole? Foundation Stage had a competition in the wooded area to see who could build the best house for Mr Mole. The children had to work in teams and could only use natural objects. The people of the USA might be choosing who should live in the White House, but we asked parents to decide which was the best Mole House for Mr Mole by liking their favourite on our Facebook page. Which do you think is best?
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Roald Dahl Phizz-Whizzing Day!

Roald Dahl Phizz-Whizzing Day! To celebrate what would have been Roald Dahl’s 100th Birthday, the children (and staff) had a whoopsy-splunkers day either dressing up as characters (with some winning his books as prizes!), making ‘Dream Catchers’, inventing new BFG words or simply learning all about the stories found in his wonderful books. To end the day, Y5/Y6 performed some of Dahl’s ‘Revolting Rhymes’ to the rest of the school and beautifully sang ‘Pure Imagination’ from the film version of ‘Charlie & the Chocolate Factory’. Can you name the books from the photos? A really whoopsy-wiffling day!
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Gold Again!

Gold Again! It has been a ‘Golden Summer’ for Team GB at the Rio Olympics & Paralympics with a record number of medals won. We think PE and physical development is a really important part of school, not only for the health benefits, but for raising self esteem, developing teamwork, building confidence and a whole range of life skills which children can use out of school and into the future. We are delighted to announce that, for the third year running, we have been awarded the ‘School Games Gold Award’ for primary sport! This is a hard award to achieve
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