Aston Rowant achievements this term
We have been really busy since September with many achievements gained by the children and staff at school. These achievements make us all really proud of what we do at Aston Rowant. The children are continuing to make excellent progress across the school and are thoroughly engaged in our creative curriculum this term. We have had many celebrations since the start of the academic year some of which I would like to share with you.
Sport at Aston Rowant
Our sports provision has had a complete revamp this term. We have been focussing on the individual needs of the children and adapting our curriculum to meet their sporting skills through a sport led approach. Many inspirational visitors to school have enriched our curriculum and inspired our children. These include Paul Sturgess, Britain’s tallest man and world’s tallest Basketball player, and Ben Thomas from Chinnor rugby club. Our links with wider community sports ventures are increasing as Ben has agreed to come to school and offer ‘reading and rugby’ sessions and a lunchtime rugby club for all. We have also signed up for the ‘Chance to Shine’ cricket initiative and the Sports Leadership Academy where children can learn to be sports leaders within our school. Our drive and passion to develop happy healthy children through sport continues.
Primary Science Quality Mark
We are delighted to receive our new Primary Science Quality Mark. We have attended an awards ceremony in London and were awarded this by none other than Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocok, british space scientist and science educator. Dr Maggie has appeared on many CBBC programmes and is the presenter of ‘The Sky at Night’ with professor Brian Cox. We are thrilled to bits with this award which celebrates our excellent teaching and learning of Science.
Music at Aston Rowant
It has been fantastic to see so many children inspired to take up a musical instrument this term. The children are enjoying their lessons with our music teacher and as part of our rock band, iRock. This is a wonderful opportunity for the children to be creative, work as part of a group, have fun and learn something new. We are looking forward to the children putting on their own music concert next term to show their achievements.
If you would like to come and visit our school and see it in action please call our school office on 01844 351671 to arrange a visit.