09 July 2021

CYP Upper: Celebrating Success

It has been another wonderful week at Cypress Upper filled with amazing learning. Year 6 are working very hard practising their end of term performance ‘The Next Big Step’ which they are looking forward to sharing with their parents. A very excited Year 3 headed off this morning for their trip to Littlehampton and we can’t wait to hear all about their adventures.  Keep an eye on the website next week for a post. The newly formed Eco-Council have been busy meeting with Miss Binks and formulating a plan to help us to be more eco friendly and travel to school more sustainably.

This morning, we were treated to an amazing assembly by Lime class.  They put together a fantastic performance of the book ‘Cinnamon’ and a rousing rendition of “Eye of the Tiger”.  What a lot of talented actors and singers we have in Lime! You delivered your lines with confidence and sang with real enthusiasm. Thank you to Miss Patel, Miss Braithwaite and Mrs Joshi for all your hard work in preparing the assembly.  What a wonderful way to start a Friday!


This week we were joined by Year 2 as part of their transition to the Upper School.  We were all very impressed with their focus and enthusiasm.

Class Name Rainbow 1 Rainbow 2

Ezra- For using his absorption learning power skills to write his pirate story.


Amelia- For always showing exemplary behaviour when it is time to line up.



Hettie-For being an incredibly helpful member of the class. Hettie is always helping to ensure the classroom is a tidy, positive learning environment.


Mahid- For his fantastic sentence structure in his pirate adventure story. Mahid used lots of descriptive language, including adjectives and super sentence starters which made it very exciting to read!

Lucy – For being a great role model to her peers, demonstrating the behaviour of a Pegasus person! Lucy is always willing to help her peers, keep it up Lucy!


Penny- for persevering and staying focused to create a puppet during DT.


Holly Rico – for his consistent effort in literacy and using his making link skills. Sienna – for being a fantastic grow coach and helping others to succeed.
Cedar Mete – has put a lot of effort into his handwriting and presentation this week. Nicole – showing two Pegasus skills all week – very good manner, also caring and helping others.
Birch Joe- brilliant descriptive writing last week based on Edward Tulane. Tamila (Ta- me- lea) – amazing detective skills when we studied parts of a plant.
Lime Ruby – for showing an amazing understanding of time using am and pm and digitial and analogue clocks Kaylee – for an amazing persuasive piece of writing using emotive language and super sentence starters
Hawthorn Polly – great use of descriptive language in English. Cara – showing resilience and perseverance when attempting to build a barre cart at Frylands Woods.
Rowan Elif – for writing an excellent persuasive letter. Tiago – for being a great team player on our school trip and giving each activity 100%
Hazel Loretta – great choice of vocabulary in her persuasive letter. Conner – excellent progress in swimming lessons.
Willow Saxon – for making excellent progress in his writing. Dirush – for always challenging himself in maths.
Sycamore Amelia – for showing great absorption during a reading session. Freda – for showing great independence and creativity in our computing session.
Beech Sha’ Daniel – for an outstanding published newspaper article. Kinaiya – for an outstanding published newspaper article.
Oak Isabella – for the selfless way in which she supported her friend during Literacy. Taliyah – for not giving up during maths.

Courtney – persevering and contributing in maths


Farida – using noticing skills in literacy.


Cypress Superstars

Our word wizard this week was Tuuli in Birch Class who wrote an amazing sentence using the word ‘disregard’.  This week’s word is ‘generous’.  Please get your entries in on Monday to be in with a chance of the rosette. Well done to Lucy and Nealan in Cedar class, Kemara in Willow, Kaina and Alima in Rowan who all achieved their ‘Gold Accelerated Reader’ certificate. Keep up the reading!

We wish you all a wonderful weekend with your families and look forward to seeing you back in school on Monday.

Mrs Carpenter and Miss Binks

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