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Team Superschool Visit 16th May 2017

posted 16th May

The children have enjoyed an inspiring visit from Olympic Athlete Andy Turner.  We were live on Radio Suffolk.  Please see the link below, we are around 1hr 52 mins in.

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Skillforce work with Year 5

posted 25th Apr

Tuesday 25th April saw Year 5 enjoy their first session with the team from Skillforce. Skillforce work with education partners across the UK to help children and young people aged 5-19 to develop self-confidence, resilience and character. Their instructors are predominantly ex-Services personnel who now serve their communities by delivering motivational mentoring and inspiring education programmes. Year 5 will be working with the team every Tuesday throughout the term and will culminate in their overnight camping trip! 

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Importance of Local Farming

posted 21st Apr

This week saw our Reception and Year 1 start their new topic with a bang as they headed to our local museum, The Long Shop. By visiting the museum at the beginning of the topic the children were enthused for the learning that is to come!

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Snape Celebration of Music 2017

posted 10th Mar

Once again Avocet Academy was proud to support the Snape Celebration of School Music on Thursday 9th March. This year Leiston represented the Academy with great pride and professionalism. Year 5 played a selection of pieces on their brass instruments ranging from the theme from Rocky to 'We Will Rock You' by Queen. Mrs Jinks, Mrs Fisher, Mrs Rolph and Mrs Geater were incredibly proud of the children's attitude and focus throughout the day. Class 1 certainly represented the school amazingly well, well done!

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World Thinking Day

posted 22nd Feb

22nd February 2017 saw World Thinking Day which was originally set up by the Girl Guiding Association. It was superb to see so many of our children wearing their Rainbow, Brownie, Guide, Beaver, Cub and Scout uniforms. A very proud day for them and one that as a school, we are proud to support.

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Avocet e-Safety Ambassadors

posted 6th Jan

The e-Safety Advocates from across the Academy joined forces to update their training with Nathan Simmonds from eSafer Suffolk today. They explored how to support the children in their school safe when being online. They particularly looked at the age limits on social media and how to educate people to make the right choices. It was a great morning and gave the children the opportunity to collaborate and discuss ideas. We look forward to seeing what they get up to back in their schools. 

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