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Special Events

Throughout the academic year we enjoy a wide range of enjoyable special events, sports activities and performances at Samakee. We are proud of what has been achieved and would like to share some of these with you.


The Big Dig – Earth Week 2017

We have been celebrating Earth Week at school and our theme this year was dirt! Everyone at school (teachers included) was involved in 'The Big Dig' at the TeePee Farm, and our objective was to plant more trees and create a mud pit for us all to play in. Did you know that getting muddy is clinically proven to reduce stress and increase...

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Open Day 2017

Thank you to everyone who attended our Open Day on Thursday 30th March, prospective parents, guests and current parents, your participation was greatly appreciated. The day began in the Samakee Hall with speeches from the School Development Leader, Louisa Perkins, Key Stage 3 Phase Leader, Nicky Page and me. I spoke briefly of the different regulatory bodies that Samakee is...

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First School Sports Day 2017

A lovely cool breeze greeted us on Wednesday morning for First School Sports Day 2017, but a fresh spirit certainly could not be said of the atmosphere around the Samakee gardens. All ten classes in First School were outside and eager to begin. Lots of enthusiasm and lots of cheer! Early Years, Year 1 and Year 2 classes worked around...

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Movie Night 2017

Movie Night took place on Friday 20th January, and it was a splendid evening! Mums and dads, teachers and teacher assistants, office staff, volunteers and domestic staff, all came together, to create an enjoyable evening for the children.    

The provisions organised by volunteer parents were delicious and plentiful, without a doubt, contributing significantly to a hugely successful night....

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KS2 Box Challenge

What a fantastic Community Action Day! The KS2 students worked so hard to create their house arcades. The range and quality of games were incredible. EYFS, KS1 and KS3 had a great time playing all the wonderful games. A big thank you to all the staff and students for making this charity event possible. Here are just a few photos...

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After School Clubs Freshers Fayre

Before creating our 2016-2017 After School Club Programme, we wanted to find out from you, the Clubs that interest you and your child the most. I would like to thank everyone who responded to our Club Survey during the summer. Using your feedback, we have sorted the clubs in order of popularity for this year's club programme and those that...

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Orientation Evening 2016

We are looking forward to welcoming parents to Orientation Evenings on Wednesday and Thursday next week. We will gather in the hall between 6:45-7:00pm for introductions, a drink and nibbles. Parents and teachers will then proceed to the classrooms. In your child’s classroom, class teachers will talk about communication, routines and expectations as outlined in the SAS Home School Agreement,...

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Open Day May 2016

Open Day 16 v2- Open Day takes place on Thursday 27th from 8:30-12:00 noon. Open Day is an opportunity to tour the school while teachers and children showcase a variety of lessons at 30-minute intervals. At 11:20 am, parents and visitors are invited to gather in the school hall for a special assembly...

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Maths Parent Workshop

Tuesday 10th May 13:30 Samakee Hall

Understanding Maths at Samakee

Led by our Maths team, the aim of this Parent Workshop will be to help you learn more about how maths is taught at Samakee, and to give you guidance on Samakee's Calculation Policy.  The team will also talk about IXL and how you can best...

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Thailand’s Number 1 Wheelchair Fencer

It is not every day that you get to meet a Paralympian Fencer, and it was delightful once again to welcome Pipat "Tom" Thongjapo to Year 6's assembly on Friday. Tom, Thailand's #1 wheelchair fencer, became a wheelchair user after a motorbike accident at the age of 16 left him paralysed from the waist down. He started fencing about ten...

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