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Events at Ivanhoe
2016/17


We have lots of events throughout the year at Ivanhoe Academy where the whole school takes part. Take a look at some of them shown below:



Friday 30th September - MacMillan Coffee Morning


Today at Ivanhoe we had a cake sale to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Care. The children brought buns, cakes and biscuits to school to sell. We raised a massive £174.11 - so thank you to everyone who helped.



Friday 14th October - Harvest Festival


This annual event took place on Friday 14th October and all the generous donations from parents were given to the local food bank, as usual.



Wednesday 19th October - Pumpkin Competition


Today in school we are having our annual pumpkin competition. As always, we have lots of fantastic entries, which we hope the children have had lots of fun making.



Thursday 20th October - KS1 Halloween Disco



Thursday 20th October - KS2 Halloween Disco



2nd and 3rd November - Road Safety Training


On 2nd and 3rd November, all our Y4 children took part in the annual Road Safety training, delivered by the Local Authority.



Friday 18th November - Children In Need


To raise money for Children in Need, today we have been dressing up in PJs. So far, we have raised £219!



Thursday 1st December - Santa's Grotto


Last night, the Ivanhoe elves worked late into the night to transform our KS1 area into a magical Santa's Grotto. We can't wait to see those little faces when they arrive today!



Tuesday 13th December - Christmas Nativity



Tuesday 13th December - Christmas Dinner


Yesterday the whole school had Christmas lunch - with crackers that were very kindly donated by our very supportive parents. The kitchen staff did a fantastic job, cooking a wonderful dinner for more than 320 people!!



Tuesday 13th December - KS2 'Songs Around the Christmas Tree'



Friday 16th December - Nursery Christmas Party


The nursery children had their Christmas Party and a very special visitor came to visit!



Monday 19th December - KS1 Christmas Party / Disco



Monday 19th December - KS2 Christmas Party / Disco



Tuesday 20th December - Key Stage 1 Pantomime, The Magic Castle


Today we had two pantomime productions. Key Stage 1 watched The Magic Castle ...



Tuesday 20th December - Key Stage 2 Pantomime, Dick Whittington


... and KS2 watched Dick Whittington. A great time was had by all for the children's last day of term before the Christmas break.



Friday 17th February - Sugar Free February


Today we've had a special assembly at Ivanhoe. All the children were given a bun as a special thank you for the fundraising from yesterday's non-uniform day for the 'sugar free February' appeal.

Yesterday raised £399.72 and this has been added to the fund raising on-line. We are getting ever closer to our target of £1,000. One of our pupils also presented Mr Brian with a 'cake' made from fruit.



Friday 3rd March - Handwriting Heroes


Today we have had 'Handwriting Heroes' at Ivanhoe. Children and staff dressed up in their favourite book characters. We've done lots of exciting activities at school, including spelling competitions with prizes for the best spellers and best dressed characters.



Monday 20th March - Y6 Tudor Day


Today we had a Y6 Tudor Day to reinforce the Y6 class topic. The children did Tudor dancing and have been making Tudor houses in class.



Friday 24th March - Red Nose Day


As it's Red Nose Day today, we've all dressed up for the occasion.



Thursday 6th April - Guide Dog


Our guide dog, Rosie, came to Ivanhoe to meet the children for the first time today. It's thanks to the generosity of our school community that we achieved the £2,500 target that was needed to sponsor Rosie.



Thursday 6th April - Change for Life


Today at Ivanhoe, the KS1 children have been taking part in the Change for Life programme, having lots of fun doing multi-sports.



Thursday 6th April - Easter Competition


Today in school we had our annual Easter competition. All children have been invited to design an egg or an Easter hat. All the entries are of a very high standard, as always, and 6 winners have been chosen. Every child who entered will receive a small prize.



Thursday 6th April - Easter Discos


We're having our Easter Discos tonight with lots of activities and goodies to eat.



Sunday 7th May - SATs Sunday School


Today we're in school for our annual 'SATs Sunday School'. All the Year 6 children are preparing together, combining learning with lots of fun group activities, as you can see from the pics.



w/c 19th June - Ivanhoe Art Week


Last week at Ivanhoe we celebrated our annual Art Week. The children worked really hard and their work was displayed in the school hall for their parents/carers to view.



Wednesday 5th July - Key Stage 1 Sports Day



w/c 3rd July - Sports Week


This week at Ivanhoe we've had our annual Sports Week. Children have worked in groups - they have all performed a dance as well as taking part in many different activities, a Sports Day and a sponsored walk. We've had fabulous weather for the week and everyone has enjoyed it.



Thursday 20th July - Post Box Visit


Today our Reception children all walked to the post box to post the letters they had written in class.



Thursday 20th July - Year 6 Prom


Tonight we're having our annual Y6 Prom. As always, the children all look amazing and are having a wonderful time eating, enjoying the disco and catching up on the old photographs through the Ivanhoe years.



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