Happy Easter!

Sending huge Easter blessings from all of the staff here at All Souls to each and every family. It is easy to become swept up in the eggs, chocolate, hunts and material side of Easter but let us remember that this season brings much more. As we enter Eastertide, let us be filled with hope of the resurrection of Jesus.

May we remember that in the darkest of times, light will overwhelm and endure. We have had dark times, times when it was easy to lose our way and get caught up in the darkness and gloom that has arisen over the last year but may we, like Jesus, rise up to be strong in faith, have trust in God and spread love to one other.

So as we celebrate this most wondrous event let us remember that ‘Love is stronger than hate. Hope is stronger than despair. Life is stronger than death. And nothing is impossible with God.’

Have a happy and blessed Easter from your All Souls’Family x

Daily Mile Update

Another super week by the children and staff! They have now collectively run 1759 miles and we are now 30% of the way to Tokyo. Ukraine is so big that even though we have added on nearly 600 miles this week we would still be flying over the tiny village of Shulhynka in the East of Ukraine.

Only 4 days of running next week so we need to have a super week to keep on track. Well done everyone!

Daily Mile Update

Wow, the children and staff have tried so hard this week we have now ran 1195 miles and are 20% of the way the Tokyo. If we were in an plane on our way there we would be flying over Ukraine and a village called Tsvitova – unbelievably when this was mentioned to the children Roza from Year 6 had a huge smile on her face and couldn’t wait to tell us that she has a friend who lives in this very village.

Keep up the good work everyone – we should be over a quarter of the way there this time next week.

Footloose Friday!

This week’s winners are Pietro (Reception) and MJ (Y2) who showed us their best moves!

 

Our parent winner was Mrs Keightley (mum to James – Y1 and Thomas – Y4) who danced her all the way into the school office – thank you for joining in with the fun!

 

There were so many great dancers this week that we decided to give out runner up prizes to the following children: Parker (Rec), Scarlett (Y1), Tadgh (Y1), Fintan (Y2), Jamie (Y2), Sophia (Y2), Ross (Y2), Nicholas (Y3), Grace (Y4), Layla (Y4), Oliver (Y4), Jack (Y4) and Ceide (Y4). Well done to you all!

 

Open Evening – 29th/30th March

Please note that you can now book an open evening appointment with your child’s class teacher for Monday 29th / Tuesday 30th March using the following link, or clicking the button on the right-hand side of the page:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScOo4j9iID92XkTu2qq3GZdmipGmgafG7PXt6PkcGxDmFVOSw/viewform?usp=sf_link

Please note that, so that we are able to accommodate all parents, appointments will be limited to 5 minutes.  Any discussion beyond this will need to be scheduled for another mutually agreeable time.  Thank you for your understanding.

Daily Mile – Running to Tokyo

Since coming back all children have been taking part in The Daily Mile. Children are being encouraged to run/walk for 1 mile per day to try to help with their overall fitness and wellbeing. We have linked this up with the Tokyo Olympics which will hopefully run later this year and have given ourselves the goal of trying to collectively run the distance from Coventry to Tokyo, just 5,916 miles. So far the children have run 295 miles (approx 5%) between them. Year 4 has so far run the furthest accounting for 85 of these miles. Well done everyone it’s a fantastic start on our road to Tokyo.

World Book Day

Today is World Book Day during which we celebrate the joy and value of books and the art of reading.

The children and staff at school have come dressed as their favourite book character or in their bedtime pyjamas. Don’t they look fabulous? We are looking forward to seeing what  characters the children at home have dressed up as when we have the class ‘catch-ups’ via Zoom.

 

As the theme this year is ‘Share a Story’, children in Years 1-6 can watch a pre-recorded video of one of our class teachers reading a book out loud to them. However, the story that your child will hear won’t be read by their class teacher but by another class teacher. Which teacher does your child think will be sharing a story with him/her today?

The children are really enjoying participating in our Masked Reader Competition and many children have successfully managed to work out which member of staff has been behind the disguise each day. Don’t forget to watch and comment on today’s Masked Reader video. Our competition ends tomorrow and winners will be announced on Monday of next week.

We hope that you all have an enjoyable World Book Day!