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Road Safety

Last week we welcomed Allison Cooper, road safety officer and PCSO Abby Grzesiek who came in to talk to us all about being safe and being seen and how to cross the roads safely, especially with the dark nights now upon us.  The children were all engaged and had a lot to offer Allison and […]

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Playforce Competition Entry

We recently entered a competition with a company called Playforce.  We had to send in an image or a video less than 60 seconds long suggesting why we need some new playground equipment.  The winners would receive 10k worth of playground equipment to improve their yard. Unfortunately we didn’t win this time but we did […]

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Beat the Street

  We’ve walked, run, cycled, scooted, and rolled our way through April and May gaining points at various ‘beat boxes’ across Rotherham. 15,192 people across Rotherham collectively travelled over 124,075.5 miles during Beat the Street – and over 350 children from Sitwell Junior School were a massive part of achieving this total. It has been […]

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Walk to School Event

As part of World Book Day and in support of STARS active travel to school, we hosted a special walk to school event, on Thursday 5th March. The special event was hosted by a children’s entertainer from Histrionics and the purpose was to encourage families to walk to school and park away from the school […]

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Exciting Visit

On Wednesday 5th February, we received an Official Partnership Award from Rotherham United Football Club and had some very special visitors in assembly. We met Miller Bear and some of the first team players, who talked about their lives as professional footballers and who has inspired them. After school, the players met parents and children […]

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Young Voices 2020

On the 7th January, Year 5 and the members of singing club went to Sheffield Arena to take part in the Young Voices 2020 concert. They performed with children from other schools from across the country in one of the largest choirs in the world. All of the children were exceptionally well behaved and thoroughly […]

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Winter Fair 2019

Winter Fair 2019   On Thursday 5th December, we held our annual Friends of Sitwell (PTA) Winter Fair. There were lots of stalls including stalls run by parents, friends of the school, school staff and children. On sale were a range of items, such as: handmade Christmas decorations, personalised gifts, books, refreshments, cakes and buns. […]

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Modeshift Stars Bronze Re-Accreditation

Modeshift Stars Bronze Re-Accreditation   Once again, we have achieved our Modeshift STARS Bronze Award and are working hard towards our Silver Award. For those that do not know, Modeshift Stars is a national schools award scheme that has been established to recognise schools that have demonstrated excellence in supporting cycling, walking and other forms […]

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Rotherham Food Bank

Rotherham Food Bank   As part of the Harvest Festival, thank you to everyone who brought in items for the Rotherham Food Bank. The foodbank relies on your goodwill and support and your gifts will make a real difference. Over 90% of the food distributed by foodbanks in The Trussell Trust network is donated by […]

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Music Mark Award

Music Mark Award I am delighted to confirm that Sitwell Junior School has become a 2019-2020 Music Mark School Member. The Music Service has recognised the value that Sitwell places on music. Read on for their evaluation of the school: Congratulations! We would like to thank you for all the hard work you and your […]

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