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 Open House for NEW students

 

 Bda Festival Event

  Looking for something to do with your little ones this Friday? The 2017 Bermuda Festival Outreach Program will be holding an event for students at the Southampton Princess from 2:00 - 3:00pm. The show features Joey Alexander, a 13 year-old Grammy award-winning pianist!
Tickets are $5 for students. Parents watch FREE!! Tickets are available for purchase at the door.
For more information about this and other events, visit www.bermudafestival.org

 Science Challenge - January

 Fun Days at SPS 2016


30 day Evaluation period has expired on 12/16/2016 12:13:15 PM!
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Afternoon High Tea

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 SPS Christmas Concert 2016

 Holiday Cheer!

On 25th November, 2016, the SPS choir participated in The Phoenix Store’s late night shopping event, in Hamilton City. They spread cheer and drew an interactive crowd, as sang a variety Christmas Carols, including selctions from our upcoming Christmas production. Santa joined in the singing and he even conducted the encore selections. The evening culminated with a special treat: Santa issued chocolate Advent calendars to ALL particiapting students.

 SPS Prefects 2016-2017

 Community Service


30 day Evaluation period has expired on 11/9/2016 1:51:18 PM!
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 PRIDE Red Ribbon Launch

 Congratulations

 

 Principal's Welcome Back Letter/2015-2016 School Report

 Assessments 2016

 MTSS

 

Be Responsible
Be Safe
Re Respectful
Be Safe
Be Ready to Learn
Be Safe
 Restroom
  • Flush the toilet
  • Wash your hands
  • Put trash in garbage cans
  • Keep floor dry
  • Report to office
  • Use quiet voices
  • Wait your turn
  • Give people privacy
  •  Listen for instructions
  • Get back to class quickly
  • Follow directions

 

Classroom Lunch
  • All food and drink stay in eating areas
  • Stay in your assigned seat
  •  Clean up your area: table and floor
  • Listen to all adults and prefects
  •  Listen for instructions
  • Follow directions

 Hallway &

Stairwell

  •  Walk quietly on blue and white
  • Follow dress code
  • Keep hands to self
  •  Follow adult directions
  • Use appropriate language and tone
  • Be mindful of work on the walls
  •  Listen for instructions
  • Get back to class quickly
  • Follow directions
 Office
  •  Use good manners
  • Have a positive attitude
  •  Follow adult directions
  • Use appropriate language and tone
  • Use the front office entrance and wait your turn
  •  Listen for instructions
  • Get back to class quickly
  • Follow directions
 Classroom
  •  Bring all supplies
  • Turn work in on time
  • Take care of classroom materials
  • Use kind words and actions
  • Follow directions
  • Use appropriate voice level
  •  Stay on task
  • Participate actively
  • Complete all work
 Playground
  • Take care of equipment
  • Stay within boundaries
  • Follow adult directions
  • Use kind words
  • Keep hands, feet, and objects to self
  • Follow the rules of the game
  •  Line up quickly
  • Use appropriate voice level when reentering school
  • Listen when new games are introduced
Bus
  • Stay in seat
  • Be safe
  • Stay alert
  • Use kind words
  • Keep hands, feet, and objects to self
  • Use a appropriate voice level
  • Listen for instructions
  • Follow directions
  • Keep belongings together

 

 School Creed - Manners

We say, "Thank you."
We say, "Please."
We don't interrupt or tease.
We don't argue.  We don't fuss.
We listen when folks talk to us.
We share our toys and take our turn.
Good manners aren't too hard to learn.
It's really easy, when you find.
Good manners means
JUST BEING KIND!

 C.H.E.C.Kmates Lunch

Somerset Primary School is always looking for ways to improve and enhance student learning and behaviour.

In June of 2004, the Principal, Mrs. Richardson challenged the staff to put extra support in place for students.  This challenge was accepted and implemented in September 2004.  The entire staff including our  Administrative Assistant and now the custodians, too, enthusiastically agreed to take students “under their wings” to give any support and encouragement necessary.  The staff seeing the impact this could have on all students wholeheartedly agreed that this shall be extended to all students at Somerset Primary.  Students and teachers were grouped based on already established relationships and/or randomly picked names.  Parents were introduced to the concept at our first PTA meeting that September. 

We brainstormed at a Team Meeting on activities that could be done, with the understanding that spending time with students, not material things, must be of primary importance.  The response from students was overwhelming.  They were overjoyed to meet and know their C.H.E.C.K.mates.  The acronym C.H.E.C.K.mate means —

          Communication, Humour, Encouragement, Cooperation for Kids.

This program has had a positive impact on teachers, parents and students.  Meaningful relationships have been established.  Students and teachers search out each other to celebrate successes and address concerns.  During activities students are assured of a C.H.E.C.K.mate who cheers especially for him/her.

It’s a delight to see C.H.E.C.K.mates interacting during break times, having lunch together, chatting, visiting the farm or beach, meeting and greeting others with a sense of purpose.  Teachers and students get excited.  One can often hear both teacher and students say “That’s my C.H.E.C.K.mate.”

We are enthused that all members of staff, teachers and support staff, are involved in this programme.

 

 

 
 

 Somerset Primary School

Our Mission is
To provide quality education
in a caring environment
that will recognize the various
cultural, intellectual and social differences
of students with the sole aim of
developing the whole child
-   Intellectually, Physically, Socially,
Psychologically and Spiritually.
 

 
2 Gilbert Lane
Sandys MA03
Bermuda
Phone: 234-1440
Fax: 234-3073

 School Information

Principal                      O'Brien Osborne
Deputy                        Angela Edwards
Counselor                    Sophia Burch
School Hours                8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Enrollment                   111
School Colours             Brown and Gold
Motto                         Education: Key To The Future
January 2017
19
Thursday

 STAFF

 Message from the Principal

 Principal’s Pledge    

I respect each person in this school and I will show it in my daily actions.

I will do my very best to promote a positive and caring environment where:

Ancillary staff members perform their duties with pride, teachers can teach, and the students can fulfill their potential for academic and personal growth.

 IMPORTANT REQUEST

 For the safety and security of all our students we ask that all parents and visitors report first to the office, and all deliveries  be made through the office.

O'Brien Osborne, Principal

 

 Reminder!!!

 Announcements

Dept. of Health 
by Karen Whitecross
 1/5/2017 2:21 PM
 

 Daily Expectations

 Calendar

1/20/2017 8:45 AM   Administrative Day - Schools closed for students 
1/27/2017 8:30 AM   Ag. Show Celebration Assembly 
1/27/2017 12:00 PM   SPS Cross Country 
1/30/2017 8:45 AM   SPS 6 week Assessment 
2/10/2017 8:45 AM   Honours/Excellence Award 
2/15/2017 8:45 AM   Mid-Term Break - Schools closed 
2/24/2017 8:30 AM   P5 Place Assembly 
3/3/2017 8:45 AM   PE Assembly 
3/7/2017 12:00 AM   SPS Sports Day - Field Events 
3/8/2017 12:00 AM   SPS Sports Day - Track Events 
(More Events...)

 Ministry of Education

 Morning and Afterschool Care Information

 CAMPS

 Cambridge Results

 SCORE Advisory Committee Documents

 Final SCORE Report

 Green Family Adopt-a-School Donation

Dear Parents,

As part of the ongoing support of our school by the Green Family.  Please accept the Bermuda Parent magazine which will be distributed quarterly for your perusal.

I am sure you will find this magazine a very informative and useful resource for parenting.

Thank you
Mr. Osborne

 

 At A Glance 2016/2017

 Somerset Primary "BEE" Attitudes

 

Polite              Courteous           Sincere
Patient            Responsible        Compassionate
Fair                Self-Controlled    Truthful
Honest            Optimistic           Kind
Respectful      Dependable        Warm and Welcoming
Confident       Courageous         Tolerant
Principled       Trustworthy     Responsible for Choices

                         

 Caught "BEE"ing Good recipients

         "BEE" Attitudes month of January:  

Caught 'Bee'-ing Good!

Recipients week ending 6th January, 2017 

 HEALTH

 Health

 

 School Song

I am Someone Special

I am someone special in this great big world.
There is no one else like me.
I can make a difference, make a dream come true,
‘cause I believe in myself,
Yes I do.
 
Oh, I care about who I am.
I care about what I do.
I care about being the best that I can be,
I care about being me.
 
I can be a doctor or an astronaut,
All I have to do is choose.
I can be a farmer with a college degree.
No one else can decide,
Only me.
 
Oh, I care about who I am.
I care about what I do.
I care about being the best that I can be,
I care about being me.

 Poem

  

 If a child lives with criticism, he learns to condemn . . .
If a child lives with hostility, he learns to fight . . .
If a child lives with fear, he learns to be apprehensive . . .
If a child lives with pity, he learns to feel sorry for himself . . .
If a child lives with ridicule, he learns to be shy . . .
If a child lives with jealousy, he learns to feel guilt . . .

BUT

If a child lives with tolerance, he learns to be patient . . .
If a child lives with encouragement, he learns to be confident . . .
If a child lives with praise, he learns to be appreciative . . .
If a child lives with acceptance, he learns to love . . .
If a child lives with honesty, he learns what truth is . . .
If a child lives with fairness, he learns justice . . .
If a child lives with security, he learns to have faith in himself and those about him . . .
If a child lives with friendliness, he learns the world is a nice place in which to live . . .


WITH WHAT IS YOUR CHILD LIVING?

 Dorothy L. Law

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