15 January 2023, Comments: 0

Welcome to another busy week at RTS. On Monday we will be celebrating the first super pupils of 2023 in our whole school worship time. Many of our clubs, including Choir will be starting this week. See a note at the bottom of this blog regarding Chess Club. On Tuesday we welcome the team from St John’s to lead our worship time as we continue our exploration of the theme of courage.

On Wednesday the children from Coverdale Class will be visiting the Harrogate Synagogue in the morning for what will be a very interesting trip as part of their study of Judaism. On Wednesday afternoon the children will get to enjoy another visit from the Rock Steady Team as they lead Key Stage workshops.

The forecast this week shows the first possibility of snow this winter, please stick to gritted pathways, travel safely and look out for text messages, thank you.

The photographs below show the yellow jumper winners from last week, resplendent in new jumpers and the newly appointed worship ambassadors for the spring term.

Chess Tournament

The RTS Chess Club will run for six weeks from Friday 24th February as Mr Rawcliffe prepares our children for possible entry in the Harrogate Junior Chess Championships.

If your child is interested in entering, please see the further information below

The Harrogate Junior Chess Championship will take place at The Manhattan Club, Harrogate on Saturday 25th March 2023 from 9am to 1pm.
Parents / Guardians, to guarantee your child’s place please RSVP and complete the form at https://hgjuniorchess.wixsite.com/website as soon as you can.
The competition is organised by HDPSCA (Harrogate & District Primary Schools Chess Association – Charity ref 511173) and is free to enter for all chess playing Harrogate & District Primary School children irrespective of their chess playing ability. All are welcome!
There are individual prizes to be won in four age groups and also the prestigious Champion District School Trophy awarded to the winning school or local junior club.
The tournament will be played as a 5 round Swiss Tournament (i.e. winners play winners and losers play losers). Each game (round) will last about 20 minutes.
If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to message at https://www.facebook.com/JuniorChessHarrogate/ or email hgjuniorchess@gmail.com.


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