Dearne area - Down Your Way w/c February 17, 2011


AFTER School Clubs at Highgate School are: Monday: Cheerleading; Tuesday: Strictly Come Dancing, Art, IT, Baking, Football, Construction and Board Games; Wednesday: Street Dance; Thursday: Sewing, Choir, Football, Baking, Sports Active and Fashion Design. A Valentines Disco was held for pupils on Monday.

PARENTS and children under the age of four are invited to attend a nursery rhyme workshop at Lacewood Primary School on Wednesdays from 8.30-9.30am during term times. The workshops are in collaboration with Creative Partnerships. For more details contact the school office.

AFTER School clubs at Lacewood Primary School include: Sports Multi Skills on Mondays, Gymnastics on Tuesdays, Cheer Leading on Wednesdays, Lets Get Cooking and Ballroom Dancing on Thursdays. Sports and multi skills activities also take place Tuesday to Thursday mornings. Today (Thursday) children are planting bulbs at the official opening ceremony of a new cycle path next to the school.


HEAD Teacher’s Awards for speaking clearly in sentences when answering questions were presented to the following pupils of The Hill Primary School last week: Caden Blakemore, Abby Jones, Tommy Marshall, Hayley Rayner, Travis Stainforth, Kayleigh Hampton, Lucas Johnson, Ebony Lees, Mason Stanley, Jenna Anderson, Bradley Fletcher, Katie Yiu, Lewis Lister, Alex Robinson, Callum Green. Tomorrow (Friday) Year 2 will visit Conisbrough Castle.

SPECIAL mentions for Humanities, Geography and History were given to the following pupils at Gooseacre Primary School last week: Leah Arnold, Matthew Bainbridge, Jake Till, Benjamin Brown, Joshua Tattersley, Abbey McKenning, Crystal Martin, Oliver Coleman, Joe Moffat, Liam Pyne, Dillon Whitehurst, Demi McKeown, Bobby Jones, Paige Deakin, Connor Lowe, Megan Gregory-Lunn, Addison Oakden, Teigan Boschetto. Valentine’s discos were held for Key Stage 2 pupils on Monday and Key Stage 1 on Tuesday. A coffee morning takes place at the school every Tuesday from 9-10am during term times. School breaks up tomorrow (Friday) and children return on Monday, February 28, when a performing arts group from Uganda will be holding workshops throughout the school.

HALF-term holiday activities will be held at Thurnscoe Library next week, call in for details.

SPANISH taster sessions will be held at Thurnscoe Library every Monday from 10am-noon for three weeks starting on February 28.


A KIDS’ Club, for boys and girls aged from four to 11 years, will be held at Grimethorpe Pentecostal Church on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of next week from 10am to noon, admission free.

DRESS for Less, a charity shop run jointly by Community Partnership and Grimethorpe Pentecostal Church is open Monday to Friday from 10am-3pm.

A COFFEE morning will be held at Cudworth St John The Baptist Church Parish Rooms on Wednesday from 9.30am, proceeds for church funds.