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18/06/19

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*Resource of the Week* Top Tips for Parents Communicating with Schools Parents play a crucial role in supporting their children’s learning. So, our expert team have put together top ten tips for parents to communicate effectively with their school. https://t.co/KRsxfoL55H https://t.co/Owf1InPHxO

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17/06/19

Police and fire officers supported a school to tackle the subject of stranger danger with children. Representatives from and joined forces with teachers at Magna Carta Primary Academy to cover the vital topic. https://t.co/wG5jxyu0qx https://t.co/V1mNzF0zW9

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14/06/19

Professional sports people are helping a school to introduce pupils to new activities. Magna Carta Primary Academy has given pupils a taster of handball with a coach from the English Handball Association https://t.co/PgIJzvXdd5 https://t.co/QRrqHjlly9

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13/06/19

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The Latin Programme

Latin word of the day: cogito, cogitare, cogitavi, cogitatum - think https://t.co/qXrqHJSUYq

13/06/19

We don’t tell children they are clever because that doesn’t help anyone- boys or girls. We praise hard work, learning from mistakes, perseverance, stamina and resilience. https://t.co/1XHtEuV2ni

10/06/19

Differentiation is important in order to enable some children to access the highest expectations, but differentiation by task is detrimental in so many ways.

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09/06/19

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Sue Cowley #fff

My new book is out next Wednesday so I'm doing a giveaway to celebrate! RT to enter. Winner picked at random on publication day. https://t.co/m0TSfVef19

09/06/19

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Mountfitchet Castle

Come and discover the history of Mountfitchet Castle - try on the various helmets, although we can’t guarantee they will keep the rain out ! We are open everyday from 10am to 5pm Loads of fun for all the family 😊

05/06/19

When schools consider content, what should stay and what should go, there are some periods of , such as the causes and effects of and the landings, which surely must be included in any curriculum worth its salt. https://t.co/dK9ybmweEF

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05/06/19

Our Chess Club is underway. Thank you very much to Simon, one of our neighbours for giving us his time to teach pupils how to place chess. https://t.co/SJgSIVN5NM

04/06/19

Eid Mubarak to our Muslim families celebrating today.

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04/06/19

Thank you to and Andrea and Andy for the Stranger Danger assembly this morning, and for spending time with pupils sharing aspects of your jobs. https://t.co/g78GCDK3ge

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30/05/19

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Ofsted

Letter from in today: https://t.co/6rUKj8mEPp

25/05/19

Maybe not but adults have to give children hope that it will be ok in the end. If it’s not ok then it’s not the end. After all, what is life without hope? https://t.co/iCKgUwE6JY

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24/05/19

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Stonewall

Happy 30th birthday to Stonewall! We were founded in 1989 to oppose Section 28 and the widespread homophobia it caused, and to change hearts and minds. We fight now, as we did then, till all LGBT people are accepted without exception. https://t.co/A1rLNwhK5M https://t.co/Fe7jWMW6lQ

24/05/19

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Volunteer Uttlesford

A fantastic Petal Wave Art Trail from https://t.co/9eEZ1dJXnF

24/05/19

Some authors capture a child’s imagination from the first words. Every child should know Judith Kerr’s books. https://t.co/66RucHiydh

19/05/19

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Mountfitchet Castle

New arrivals today - doves have just hatched 🐣

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19/05/19

Thank you to (Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome) for the donation of a defibrillator. The training we received was excellent and we want this to be available to the . We have raised £300 of the £600 we need for a suitable outdoor container in which to store it. https://t.co/SKYptUqDu4

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15/05/19

The reality of dementia is being explained to young children through an art project. Magna Carta Primary Academy has partnered with Volunteer Uttlesford to take part in numerous pieces of work together. https://t.co/Cjg0dkLTSt https://t.co/QVqeFBaiFD

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Stephen Lawrence Day

Stephen Lawrence Day

Posted: 26th March 2019

Developing kind and respectful young people is top of the agenda at our primary school.

Magna Carta Primary Academy is marking Stephen Lawrence Day with a range of activities to highlight racism and bullying.

The day will also see the school’s first anti-bullying ambassadors appointed in Year 2 – a tradition which will continue every year on the same day.

The work is all part of the school’s ongoing mission to stamp out discrimination in all forms and to ensure young people grow up appreciating and celebrating their differences.

Headteacher Marios Solomonides said: “It is all very well teaching English, maths, science and history, but if you are not a kind and respectful person, it means nothing. Without this work, everything else is meaningless.

“Our school rules are to be safe, be kind and work hard. They are in order and ‘work hard’ comes last as we have to be safe and we have to be kind; they are the most important traits we can teach children.”

On Stephen Lawrence Day in April, the usual timetable will be replaced with work dedicated to the murdered teenager’s legacy.

Pupils will learn about the killing – in an age-appropriate way – and complete activities on the campaign moto of Live Your Best Life and on the theme of “we are all special”.

Mr Solomonides said: “Stephen Lawrence was a similar age to me and I remember being really shocked at his murder. Now, it is not quite as shocking when we hear of another murder and that is the sad reality of life. We have got a duty to show our children that enough is enough with regards to young people being killed and that message has to start with respect.”

The school is also working with its diverse families to share lessons in Argentinian, Italian and Spanish cooking, flamenco dancing and the Jewish and Polish cultures.

Mr Solomonides said: “This is all a part of the same thing. It is about showing our children that we embrace and celebrate each other’s differences and similarities. Our children feel they are in a place where they can learn and feel accepted and included. They, of course, also learn to read and write and are brilliant.”

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