Archive for May, 2013


As well as the Olympics held last week, students have been working together to create a textile wall hanging to display as part of our 80th anniversary celebrations. Each student was asked to make one square for the wall hanging, which will then be stitched together by Mrs Jolly to make the whole piece. Students were asked to design their square using the themes of birthdays, Rhyddings and our local area, and were also asked to use a variety of techniques to make their square, such as applique, stitching and using fabric pastels. We have a lot of different ideas, some of which are shown below.

Advertisements

Rhyddings Olympics

On Wednesday 8th May all the Year 7 students were off timetable to take part in the ‘Rhyddings Olympics’. This was to celebrate Rhyddings 80th Birthday. The students came up with activities which reflect what the first Sports Days might have been like at Rhyddings. Some of the events were: piggy back races; leap frog; egg and spoon and wheelbarrow races. The winning house was the Red team. All the students showed support for thier house with lots of cheering and encouragement. All the students behaved outstandingly and everyone involved had a great day. Well done Year 7!