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Excellence Awards

This week’s Excellence Awards were presented to the following children during Thursday’s assembly:


3SV—Ollie W for hard work in all that he does—well done

3FS—Archie K for being a cheerful, mature and hard-working member of 3FS

3ED—Mirtill T & Logan D for excellent work in den building

4DB—Laura O for a beautiful spring poem

4BR—Olivia C for consistently neat, joined writing and well presented work

4AT—Austin T for his focus and effort in lessons

5JE—Zack H for great engagement in all activities during Invaders week

5SS—Alfie M for his resilient and positive attitude to his learning

5JB— Maks P—for making a ‘dramatic’ improvement to his performance in his dramatization of a Viking poem

6AL—Mia H for her continued positive ap-proach to her learning

6CC—Oliver S for a positive attitude to learning

6KC—Robyn M for an improvement in her academic studies across the board


Lunch Time Awards—Top Table


Every week Mrs. Reeves-Brown awards children for demonstrating our Christian values during lunch time, the nominated children get an invitation to join the top table on the Friday of that week. This week the lunch time top table awards go to:


PERSEVERANCE Jack P - 6AL,  Cody B - 4BR, Max T - 5JB


SERVICE Eve McE - 5SS, Lola C - 6AL, Ellie - 6CC


NO OUTSIDERS Joshua H - 5JE, Grace N - 5JB, Haider K - 4AT,  Max S - 4AT



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BJS pupils


of the National Young mathematicians


WHIZZKIDS from Bilton C of E Junior school have fought off fierce competition from 500 schools across the country to win a prestigious maths award.


A team from the school were crowned winners of the Ntional Young Mathematicians' Award after taking part in the grand final at Cambridge University.


The team - comprising Himansa, Sriram, Rachel and Jessica - battled through three rounds of the competition to be declared the best young mathematical brains in the country.


Organised by Explore Learning and the NRICH Project at Cambridge University the competition aimed to stretch and inspire the minds of some of the country's brightest young pupils.


CBBC presenter Stefan Gates handed over the award following the groups' efforts.


Bilton C of E Junior School Head teacher Mrs Alex Norton said: " We are incredibly proud of all our learners. They are a brilliant team who support one another and inspire us to be the best we can be."


Charlotte Gater, head of curriculum at Explore Learning said:The level of talent this competition produces seems to grow every year, and this year was no exception. All of the finalists should feel extremely proud of what they've managed to achieve. It was a fantastic day at the final and the results were extremely close."


Stefan Gates said: "It was a fantastic competition where the kids, parents and teachers were all so engaged."


"I was wonderful to see the nation's best young minds at work and the teams have done extremely well to make it through to the final."


Rugby Advertiser - Thursday December 15, 2016