Jan 092015

As you will have read in our latest newsletter we are updating our Sex and Relationship Education curriculum and would very much like your opinions. Please click here to complete the short survey. You will need the password that has been sent via text. If for some reason you did not get the text please ask at the office for the password.

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Dec 182014


Well, the Bethlehem at Brackenhurst Environmental Centre! Following their wonderful performance in the Church on Monday, children from Year 3 spent Tuesday reenacting the Nativity on a real farmyard with real animals. They also made some lovely Christmas tree decorations. It was a great day out, click here to see the photographs.


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Pantomime 2014

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Dec 122014

IMG_5965A huge well done to all involved with this year’s pantomime – Robin and the Sherwood Hoodies. As well as Monday’s matinee the 140 children involved performed to full houses on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings and comments from those who saw it were very positive! The children were absolutely fantastic and we are all very proud of them.

Click here to see more photographs from the show (thank you Mr Retzlaff!)


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Nov 252014

Year 6 had a nice surprise last week when they each received the gift of a dictionary from the Rotary Club of the Vale of Belvoir.

The books are part of a project called ‘Dictionaries for Life‘ which gives local children a dictionary to take with them when they leave our school. Mr Michael Morris, from the Rotary Club, presented each child with a dictionary of their own and talked about the importance of working together to help others.

The dictionaries are really useful and of great quality and many thanks must go to the Rotary Club for their generosity. 


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Nov 232014

The November edition of the Mile Post newsletter should have gone home. It includes a full list of dates and times for all our seasonal events.

If you did not receive one you can download it here.

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Nov 202014

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Four members of Year 5 and 6 travelled to Nottingham Trent University this week to find out more about the new role of Sports Ambassadors.  This is a national programme that carries on through secondary school. Our ‘Bronze’ Ambassadors’s job is to increase participation in PE, to be a role model in advocating school sport and to be the pupils’ voice as we develop our PE provision.

They have lots of ideas – one of which is to organise more in-school sporting competitions. They will be having their own noticeboard in school to keep all pupils up to date with what sport is on offer.

You can read about the programme and how it is developed through the Youth Sports Trust here.

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Year 3 Hindu Day

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Nov 142014

The children in year 3 had a special visitor this week to bring their RE topic about Hinduism to life. Many thanks to Rani who joined the children for the morning to talk about what it means to be a Hindu. The children had the chance to dress up, look at a Hindu shrine, paint Rangoli patterns on their hands and eat some traditional Indian sweets.

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Remembrance Day

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Nov 112014

The pupils of Robert Miles Junior school walked the short distance onto the Market Place to join members of the British Legion, Rev Harper and the community of Bingham in today’s two minute silence to commemorate those members of the armed forces who have died during conflict. The children thought very deeply about the reasons why they were out today and they observed the silence immaculately to show their respect.

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Nov 052014


Once again our Halloween disco was enjoyed by all. The children’s costumes were magnificent and made the disco a spooky treat!

Many thanks to all the staff and parents who helped out and made the disco possible. We also need to thank Gaz and his team and we would agree with him that it is the best disco in the East Midlands! If you need a DJ for any event Gazza’s Disco comes highly recommended.

Click here for the rest of the photos. 

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