Let’s Celebrate!

Our first Celebration Assembly of the Summer Term took place this morning and as a community we congratulated the worthy winners of the Values certificates that were awarded for each form. Our five Values are not only on display on posters but they are also on display in the actions of the children (and adults) and it is just wonderful to see!

This month’s Values Award was presented to Pip in Year 2. Mr Robertson told us how Pip demonstrates each of the Values – Care, Community, Quality, Love of Learning and Opportunity and Pip was thrilled to receive the coveted trophy to display in her classroom for the month, as well as the ‘V’ badge that she will wear on her blazer with pride. Congratulations, Pip!

Our Head Boy and Head Girl have the tricky task of awarding the Cup of Kindness each month and work hard as a team to decide who should be the recipient. This month’s winner is Isabella in Year 5; Jack and Naomi described how Isabella’s kindness has been noted as she moves around the school, as well as being visible for us all to see during the Great Green Wall House Challenge on Teams when she was positive and encouraging towards children from all four Houses, congratulating them and being a wonderful role model. Well done, Isabella!

Colours certificates and badges were awarded to numerous children, who have represented the school at the highest level in a variety of musical and sporting activities – Senior Strings, Under 11 Netball, Senior Choir, Under 11 Rugby, Senior Percussion, Under 11 Hockey, Senior Brass, Under 11 Football, Senior Woodwind and Under 11A Swimming. Our Cricket Captain and Vice Captain were announced by Mr Larkin. It is now over a year since we were able to play sporting fixtures against other schools and we know that Ben and Roshan will lead the Under 11 Cricket team well when fixtures resume shortly.

Our Celebration assemblies also give us the opportunity to celebrate the achievements of our children outside of LJS. We heard about Harry’s football training with Northampton Town Football Club (otherwise known as the Cobblers), Olivia’s story writing prize from the Deepings Literary Festival, Amelia’s fundraising for Nassington Heartsafe Community and Lily’s invitation to train with COPS – the City of Peterborough Swimming Club nothing to do with the Police!

Our House Music Competition was completed this week when the Year 4 final was held, the finals for Years 3, 5 and 6 having been held in March. Congratulations to all of the children who entered the heats in the Lent Term, as well as to the finalists and section winners. Charlie in Year 4 was announced as the Junior Musician, Rion in Year 6 as the Senior Musician and the Laura Bletsoe Cup for Singing was awarded to George in Year 5. Huge thanks to Mr Hallam for taking on the unenviable task of judging the competition and giving such wonderful feedback to the children.

Finally, today marks the first of three days when our community, along with many others, undertakes the Captain Tom 100 challenge. Are you taking part? We would love to know what you have been up to! Why not share it with us via our social media channels? #CaptainTom100

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