The Board of Rush Common Academy Trust has voted unanimously to appoint Mrs Laura Youngman as permanent Headteacher of Rush Common School.
Congratulations, Mrs Youngman!
Congratulations to Bella for winning the ‘Window on the World’ Art Competition organised by Oxford University Press and Blavatnik School of Government.
Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1 pupils performed magnificently in this year’s Nativity plays.
The retiring collections raised £380.58. This will be shared between two local charities: ‘Leah’s wish’ and ‘Blue Skye Thinking.’
A big thank you to all!
The Tag Rugby team played against Sunningwell School on Monday afternoon and won their match 17-10!
A group of very forlorn children appeared at Rush Common on Thursday as they were evacuated from their homes during ‘World War II Day”.
6BD enjoyed a video-conferencing session with the National Archives today, on the subject of “Propaganda and the Art of War.”
Rachel Hillman, the Education Operations manager, who led the conference, commented, “I was very impressed with the group of Year 6 pupils who took part in the videoconference this morning. They had some wonderful ideas for writing propaganda slogans, and I really enjoyed meeting them.”
Congratulations to Ewan, Nikolia, Sandra, Margarita and Rosie from Year 2 and Zac, Holly, Angus and Henry from Year 6. They attained first place in an ICT competition organised by 123ICT and won a Roamer for the school.
Rush Common pupils had a busy Enterprise Week planning, designing, making and selling products for the Christmas Bazaar held on Friday 28th November.
Our Year 5/6 swimming team competed against 9 other schools in the Abingdon Partnerships Swimming Gala today. They won the competition and go on to the final in the new year. Well done Team!
Lively debates could be heard in all classrooms on Parliament Day, when children debated a range of topics, such as, ‘Should bullying be illegal?’ and “Should Literacy and Maths be abolished?’
Fortunately, there was not as much heckling as in the House of Commons, though Nicola Blackwood did put in an appearance to answer questions raised by the children.
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