Home  //  Blogs  //  Bloggers  //  Mrs RE Peddie

Our Blogs

Various blogs from St Ippolyts C.E. Primary School.

Mrs RE Peddie has not set their biography yet

St Ipps Space Explorers!

Wow! Look what's in our school hall today! We are loving our learning about space in the planetarium www.wonderdome.co.uk and what a fabulous way to launch our annual Science Days. 

Check back later for photos of the rest of our activities...

IMG 2705 Medium

Continue reading
37 Hits

Well done to the Y3/4 Cricket Team!

Yesterday, the Y3/4 Cricket team travelled to Ware to compete in the county cricket finals, representing our district. They played absolutely brilliantly – they won all of their heat matches, were the highest scoring team of the whole tournament but narrowly missed out on the county title in the final match. This places them as the 2nd best team across the whole of Hertfordshire – absolutely fantastic! We are so proud of the team; they have been training hard with Mr Smith and have shown fabulous team spirit and sportsmanship throughout. Well done!

IMG 0171 Medium

 

Continue reading
30 Hits

Red Nose Day 2019

Thank you for all your donations towards our Red Nose Day collection!  School Council will announce the total as soon as they have finished counting.

Keep an eye on the photo gallery later today for pictures of our RND fun.

IMG 2590 Medium

Continue reading
57 Hits

District hockey champions!

Huge congratulations to all the Y5/6 children who competed in the district hockey finals today.  One team placed fourth overall and the other team came in first place with a fabulous score of 10-2 against Codicote School.  This makes them the District Hockey Champions and they now go on to compete in the county championship in July.  WELL DONE!  Another fantastic achievement.  

IMG 2579 Medium

Continue reading
43 Hits

National Champions!

National Champions!

 

Wow what a weekend!  HUGE congratulations to the Trampoline Teams who have competed in the national finals in Cannock today.  The boys team came third and the girls team WON!  Chloe also came second in the individual competition - simply fabulous.

 

What an incredible achievement to win a national title - I just don't even have the words to describe how proud I am of them all.  

Congratulations to the children and their coach, Mr Jefferies!

There are a few photos in the gallery and we will add more as we get them.  

 IMG 6284 Medium

Continue reading
75 Hits

The Comet Sports Awards - School of the Year!

We WON!!! 

 

We had a fanatastic evening at The Comet Sports Awards last night and were absolutely thrilled to win the category of School of the Year, especially as we were up against VERY strong finalists.  Have a look at the gallery for some photos of the event - congratulations everyone!

 

IMG 2384 Medium

 

Continue reading
73 Hits

Caribbean Arts Day 2

We have enjoyed another wonderful Caribbean Day in school today with lots of arts activities, an AMAZING steel drum workshop and even a delicious Jamaican lunch.  Photographs have been added to the gallery and we are looking forward to displaying all the children's beautiful work in our exhibition next week.  Do try to come along to our Open Session on Monday 11th February to see it in all its glory!

 

Thank you to everyone who has helped with our 2019 Arts Days - to the PTA for funding our visiting workshops, all the parents and volunteers for the extra pairs of hands, to Mrs Harrington Smith and Herts Catering for providing a wonderful Caribbean lunch and to all the teachers and staff for their imagination and creativity.

 

IMG 2294 Medium

Continue reading
88 Hits

Caribbean Arts Days - Day 1

We have had an exciting, colourful day in school today for the first of our Caribbean Arts Days. Take a look in the photo gallery for pictures of what we have been doing!

IMG 2180 Medium

Continue reading
87 Hits

Sports Apprentice of the Year 2018

On Tuesday evening, I attended the 2018 Hertfordshire Service to Sport Awards with Mr Smith who had been nominated and shortlisted for the award of ‘Apprentice of the Year’.

It was a very prestigious event that recognises and rewards the outstanding contribution of clubs, teams and individuals in all manner of sport and physical activity across the whole of Hertfordshire.

I am absolutely delighted to tell you that HE WON! We are all so proud of Mr Smith’s achievement; it rightly recognises his commitment to sport at St Ippolyts and the impact he has on the whole school.

Well done Mr Smith!

 

IMG 5922 Medium

Continue reading
217 Hits

Our best Book Fair ever!

Thank you so much to everyone who came and supported our Book Fair this week.  Thanks to your generosity we have an INCREDIBLE £805 worth of new books for our library and classrooms - our best fair ever!  The children will have so much fun reading them!

IMG 5888 Medium

Continue reading
135 Hits

Stir Up Sunday 2018

In Collective Worship on Monday we talked about ‘Stir Up Sunday’ and the tradition of making Christmas Puddings on the last Sunday before the start of Advent. Lots of children were able to help out as we made our very own Christmas Pudding and every child in school took a turn to stir it. It is now ‘resting’ and will be steamed by Mrs Harrington Smith so that all the children can have a taste next week if they would like to. This is the same recipe we have followed for several years now and it is always very popular! .(It is vegetarian and nut-free.)

3 oz plain flour

3oz vegetable suet

4oz dark brown sugar;

½ tsp baking powder with ½ tsp mixed spice

4oz raisins

4oz sultanas

6oz currants

2oz mixed peel

2 medium eggs

Juice from a fresh lemon and orange

Did you know these Christmas Pudding traditions?

Stir-up Sunday is the Sunday before Advent, the term comes from the opening words of the collect for the day in the Book of Common Prayer of 1549:

Stir up, we beseech thee, O Lord, the wills of thy faithful people; that they, plenteously bringing forth

the fruit of good works, may of thee be plenteously rewarded; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

It is traditional for all the family to participate in stirring the pudding on Stir-up Sunday, whilst making a wish at the same time.

The pudding should only be stirred clockwise, from east to west, in honour of the Wise Men making the journey to see baby Jesus.

The Christmas Pudding is said to have 13 ingredients to represent Jesus and his 12 disciples

The old tradition of putting coins in the pudding is said to bring wealth, health, happiness to anyone who finds one on Christmas Day.

 

IMG 1281 Medium

Continue reading
180 Hits

Remembrance 2018

We have had a very interesting week thinking about remembrance and taking part in a number of activities commemorating the 100 year anniversary of the end of WWI. Take a look in the photo gallery to see what we have been up to.

IMG 4785 Medium

Continue reading
144 Hits

Hitchin Fireworks - tickets available from school

Fireworks poster

We are selling tickets for this event after school from Monday 1st October. See Lucy French Monday and Wednesdays. Please have correct change available or cheques made out to Hitchin Fireworks.

Ladder 87 Company, the fire safety company which runs this event, have kindly offered to support St Ippolyts PTA through ticket sales. The PTA will receive a donation of 10% of the value of any tickets we sell so if you are planning on attending this event, please do purchase your tickets through us!

Continue reading
176 Hits

St Ipps Fest 2018 ~ booking forms coming home today!

St Ipps fest flyer

Booking forms with additional information for this event are coming home today.

Continue reading
529 Hits

Monday morning

Monday morning

We are all packed and ready for our departure at lunchtime. There’s just enough time to squeeze a couple more activities in before we head home.  

We’ve had a fabulous weekend but we will be delivering some very tired children to you later. 

Keep an eye open for text updates on our journey.

Continue reading
356 Hits

Sunday evening

It‘s been a jam-packed day here at Osmington Bay with dragon boating, aeroball and a beach walk.  We have ended the day with an evening camp fire in a beautiful setting overlooking the sea.  Have a look at our latest photos!

Tomorrow we will be leaving at lunchtime after the morning activities and we will keep you updated on our progress via text.  When you come to collect your child, please could you ensure the top of the hill and the driveway is kept clear for the coach.  You can park on the playground if you wish.

See you tomorrow! 

 

 

Continue reading
255 Hits

Sunday morning on the waterfront!

Morning all!  A good nights sleep and a tasty breakfast has made sure everyone is ready for this mornings dragon boat racing.  We are currently at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy having a fantastic time in the sunshine...will get some photos online ASAP!

Continue reading
233 Hits

Saturday morning

Its a bright morning here in Osmington Bay and the children have all had a hearty breakfast.  Activities today include zip wire, fencing, abseiling and climbing - a busy day ahead!  We have started a folder the photo gallery entitled ‘Os Bay on the go’ - we will keep adding pictures to this over the course of the weekend so do keep an eye on it for the latest updates!

Continue reading
252 Hits

Congratulations!

This weekend the girls' trampoline team travelled to Belfast to compete in the national finals - we are absolutely thrilled to announce that they finished in 3rd place!  To be the third best U11's trampoline team in the entire country is such an amazing achievement and we are all so very proud of them.

An enormous well done to the team and to their coach Mr Jefferies!

 

 IMG 4359 Medium

Continue reading
377 Hits

New football kit!

Our fabulous new kits have been worn for the first tiime this week and I am sure you will agree, the teams look fantastic!

 

IMG 9883 Medium

 

IMG 9880 Medium

Continue reading
428 Hits

Our LocationFind

Our Address:
St Ippolyts C.E. Primary School
Ashbrook Lane,
St Ippolyts,
Hitchin,
Hertfordshire.
SG4 7PB
Telephone:
01462 432080
Fax:
01462 438524
Email:
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Our Charities

foodbank Hitchin Food Bank
Collection point for donations in main entrance
guidedogs School Council
2013-14
have
chosen Guide Dogs as our charity this year

Visitors Counter

10895500
Today
Yesterday
This Week
Last Week
This Month
Last Month
All days
7007
9393
7007
10819961
195372
358544
10895500

Your IP: 18.234.236.14
Server Time: 22-04-2019 17:20:27
Scroll Up