‘Robots are coming’ ……….to The Croft

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In assembly, we were introduced to NOA, the humanoid robot.  I really enjoyed seeing NOA talk and move on the stage, do a dance and even some tai chi! 

In the workshop, we all had a lot of fun building and programming our own robot using Lego Mindstorms.  It was really interesting and everybody had a fantastic time.

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Thank you to the CPA for organising this amazing experience.


Isabel R 5H

Celebrating Chinese New Year in Little Crofters

Resize for Clarion 2The children in Little Crofters have been discovering all about Chinese New Year. We have been making and decorating paper lanterns, where the children have been developing their scissor skills. We will be taste testing different Chinese foods and looking at which ones are the children’s favourites.

Kung Hei Fat Choi!  

(Happy New Year!)

Secondary Schools' Open Evening

Poster 2017

Netball Masterclass Buzz!

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Lucky Years 5 & 6 girls met their netball sporting heroes when they were invited to a netball masterclass at Wasps Netball, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, by Tamsin Greenway, Wasps’ Director of Netball.

The newly formed Wasps Netball team, who will play in the forthcoming Vitality Netball Superleague, welcomed The Croft and seven other local schools to their community event.  The Wasps helped the girls work on their movement, footwork and ball skills, with fun and lively coaching sessions - try bouncing a ball whilst moving continually from a standing, sitting and lying down position, it’s much harder than you think!

The girls had a memorable day with the Wasps and even had a chance to play on the Wasps’ home court.  The court will be in use again for the next home fixture when Wasps play Hertfordshire Mavericks on Sunday 5 March – new fans at The Croft will be cheering on Tamsin and the team!'

The Croft Prep Talent Show

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 Do you think you’ve got what it takes to entertain the School? Have you a hidden talent you would like to share with us? This is your chance! To take part, you need to collect an Audition Sheet from Mrs Crocombe and fill it in with all your details. This needs to be done by Friday 20 January, at the latest. You will then be called for your audition during a break time, which will be watched by the House Captains. You don’t need to change into costumes for this – we just need to get an idea of what you are doing – but please bring along any music you may need on a memory stick. Looking back to previous years, what really impressed the judges were pupils who had decided upon an original act, had rehearsed well and then performed confidently. We look forward to watching another fun-packed, entertaining show, and seeing who will be crowned this year’s winners! This is a House competition, so House Points are awarded to everyone who enters.

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