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Cranmore Chronicle 2 December 2016 Editor: Mrs R Spooner

In This Issue... • House News - Bowen Do The Double!

• Junior Chamber Choir Perform At All Saints Church, Ockham

• Golden Awards - Junior Department

• Woking Drama Festival 2016

• Message from Mrs Walker

• Marvellous Merits - Junior Department • Notice - Extra-Curricular Activities • 360 Christmas Rugby Camp • Supermerits - Senior Department • Bright Stars News • Lower Prep Twig Tower Challenge

• Cherry Trees Christmas Concert

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Dear Parents, Cranmore pupils have been busy in the local community this week and we are very proud of them all. On Sunday the Junior Chamber Choir joined with their parents and the parishioners at Ockham Church for their celebration of the first Sunday in Advent. This afternoon some of our School Council representatives from the Senior Department will be going to Lime Grove, a local residential care home to deliver some Christmas gifts to the residents and entertain them with music, songs and poetry. I would also draw your attention to another local community event happening later this month when Cherry Trees will be holding a Christmas Concert here at Cranmore, details in this newsletter. As Christmas draws closer, I look forward to seeing many of you at the Upper Prep and Form One Christmas production next week and the School Carol Service on the penultimate evening of the term. Best Wishes, Susan Walker

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House News Bowen Do The Double!

Last week’s Junior merits winners: Bowen

Last week’s Senior merits winners: Bowen

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Junior Department Golden Awards Week ending 25th November 2016

Name Emily Tramontano

Class LJ

Ben Travers Zach Green


Elijah Maucksch Angus Chapman







Charlie Guest

For being so courageous and not letting her injury get her down. We are so proud of you Sofie!

For being so enthusiastic and having a super attitude towards his work!

For super writing during our comprehension lesson.

For his super enthusiasm in recent measuring work. For coming up with excellent adjectives and similes to describe a snowflake. For showing a mature attitude towards his learning and doing some excellent research!


Louis Loest Daniel Downing

For working really hard to achieve his target in English!

For being a helpful and responsible member of the class.

Josh Weatherall Ben Jales

For making excellent effort with his work. Angus always helps keep the classroom tidy without being asked. Thank you, Angus!

For really good answering of questions for comprehension.

Michael Coppola James Ross

For being so helpful around the classroom, tidying up and helping his friends. Fantastic, Zach!

For super work in Maths and reading. Keep it up, George!

Pascale Weidner Edward Birtchnell


For using Numicon to create super number sums. Keep it up, Rico!

George Steen Thomas Lindsay

For his wonderful singing and dancing in our Nativity. done, Ben!

For having a fantastic work ethic and completing the work set in time.

Rico Tarbuck Max Gordon


For his super writing and letter formation. Well done, Aadi!

Charlie Cooke Sofie Sherazee

For her wonderful singing and dancing in our Nativity. done, Emily!

For brilliant progress in reading. Elijah is learning to blend letter sounds and loves reading new books each day. Well done!

Aadi Paul Ahmed Azwai

Reason for award

For a super attitude to his work and for being a happy, wellbehaved member of 1R. For being a happy and helpful member of 1R.


For showing good manners in the classroom and for helping others. For being consistently cheerful, helpful, kind and hardworking.

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Junior Department Marvellous Merits Week ending 25th November 2016


Charlotte Millington Joshua Goldsmith Daniel Aazh Jack Brod Harry Cowper Robbie Paul Oliver Langton Noah Cobb Gabriel Ladds Edward Agar Oliver Chapman

Hermione Birks Alex Owens Leah Wadey Barnaby Higgins Edward Barnard Otis Worth Max Odlind William Rosenberg James Ross Louis Wilkinson Max Barrowman

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Senior Department Supermerits

Williams, Charlie Barnes, Calver Hartwell, Tristan Hartwell, Tristan Brod, Charles Brod, Charles Duggan, Flynn Duggan, Flynn Galbraith, Finlay Curri, Marshall Barklam, Charlie Verny White, Josh

Borelli Bowen Tylor Tylor Morton Morton Bowen Bowen Radford Stokes Borelli Stokes

English Science x2 Science English Quiz Art Quiz Music English Silver reading award Music Assembly

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Bright Stars News This week the Nursery children had an amazing time at Forest School. We lit a fire and learned all about fire safety and how to sit around the fire circle. We popped some popcorn on the fire too. It was delicious!

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Twig Tower Challenge There was lots of excitement at Forest School this week. The Lower Prep children gathered sticks and twigs for a twig tower challenge. Who could build the tallest tower? The children worked in teams to build their magnificent tall towers. Great building, everyone! Miss Jefford

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Lower Prep Twig Tower Challenge

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Junior Chamber Choir On Sunday 27 November members of the Junior Chamber Choir attended the service at All Saints Church in Ockham in celebration of the first Sunday in Advent. The children did Cranmore proud and their performance of ‘Let’s Remember Christmas Night’ was a fitting way to prepare for the Advent season. Miss Fourie

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Woking Drama Festival 2016 Well done to all of the pupils who took part in the Woking Drama Festival last Saturday. This year there was stiff competition with many entries from various schools in the area. The standard was high but Cranmore rose to the challenge, gaining distinctions and medals in most of the classes. A very special thank you to all the parents who accompanied their children to the event at this very busy time of year. Mrs Collins

Winner of The Bradly Cup for Humorous Verse 10-13yrs

Charlie Brod

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Woking Drama Festival 2016 Verse Speaking Under 8yrs Stanley Gwanoya


1st Place

Finlay Hunter


3rd Place

William Kemkers


Gabriel Ladds


Geronimo Devitt


Josh Weatherall


Verse Speaking


Wilf Basnett


Marcus Binnie


Colton Kantor


Hugo Rees


Rufus James


3rd Place

Verse Speaking 9yrs Freddie Barklam


Ben Fisher


Aaryan Sangha


Alexander Wood


James Dolden


Bobby Guest


Verse Speaking 10-11yrs Maxie Kraus


Charlie Barklam


Felix Wood


Jake Armitage


3rd Place

Humorous Verse Speaking 12-13yrs Charlie Brod


1st Place

James Harrison


2nd Place

Joshua Wilson


3rd Place

Oliver Armitage


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After school clubs in both the Junior and Senior Department finish on Friday 2 December. Details of clubs for next term are now available to view on our website.. After school Sports Training for the Senior pupils will continue throughout next week. There will be no after school training during the week beginning Monday 12 December. Senior Choirs will continue until the Carol Service. Junior Choirs finish next week: Monday 5 December - last Training Choir Tuesday 6 December - last Junior Chamber Choir Final rehearsals for musical ensembles vary. Staff will advise pupils when these finish.

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