We are very proud of all our pupils' achivements in the areas of music, arts, sports, maths and theatre! Find out more about the recent achievements of some of the Europa School children below. Well done, everyone!
Write an online book for Unuhi, a company who offers online bilingual books for young children:
Rules: Create a short story:
● 7 to 12 pages long,
● maximum of 15 words per page,
● aimed at 2-8 years old,
● in one of the following languages: Arabic, Danish, Dutch, Filipino, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin (simplified), Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish (European and Latin American), Swedish, and Thai.
● Each page should be written with a possible illustration in mind to go with the text.
● an English version must accompany the final submission.
The competition has two categories:
● Story written by one person
● story written by a group (max. 3 people)
Prizes: The winners will have their book published online on Unuhi and receive a book voucher.
Deadline: Monday 12th November 2018, to be handed to the Secondary Librarian.
Max Blansjaar is going to release a CD.
Short Story that features wildlife
Rose Mallett from SF1 won in a story competion from the Wildlife trust. Please click here to read her amazing story!
Concert 27 March 2018
Young Art Oxford is an annual art exhibition open to all Oxfordshire schools with children from any year between Reception to Year 9. All the money raised goes to Cancer Research UK. This year’s exhibition has the title 'Journeys' and we are delighted that five of our entries were selected and we hope that many of you will go to the Exhibition of these pictures in the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford between 10th and 12 May 2018. Very many congratulations go to Sophia Brent, Marielle de Bronac de Vazelhes, Leo Hall, Elora Kim and Leonardo Cuenca Zhang. We shall publish some photographs of their works here after the exhibition. A very big well-done to everyone who took part this year! Dr Daniela Havenstein
Europa School's participates in the Primary Maths Challenge each year. This is a national competition for young mathematicians. Two of our students, Ioan and Samuel from 6FE, reached the final round and Samuel won a bronze medal. This is an enormous achievement.
Europa School UK pupils perform Calamity Jane.
Based on the real life adventures of American frontierswoman, storyteller and larger than life character Martha Jane Canary, aka Calamity Jane, this is a truly wonderful musical. Three pupils from Europa School UK took part in the DYI theatre production of this timeless show at the Amey Theatre in Abingdon. Annalisa McClimont showed her acting and singing skills in the role of Katie Brown, Oscar Price-Nowak played the cello as part of the orchestra and Rosie Price-Nowak, who was one of the youngest performers, was one of the women of the town. These talented cast members worked hard during the half term week to prepare for the four weekend performances. This production of Calamity Jane offered a moving score with tunes such as “The Black Hills of Dakota” and joyful interpretations as in ‘A woman’s touch’. Well done to the Europa School UK pupils.
Captured are: Annalisa McClimont, Oscar and Rosie Price-Nowak at the Amey Theatre in Abingdon. Pictures courtesy of Hugh Warwick, author and parent of one of the DIY performers. www.hughwarwick.com
Oxford University 50 Words competition
We are very proud of Elizabeth Bonnett who won the year 9 Category with her poem on the subject "What does research mean to you?"
Research is a rabbit
A rabbit forever running
A rabbit forever being chased
Research is never ending
A current strong enough to run forever
Forever being free
Research is power
Fuel to power the obsessive
Forever being used
Research is never right nor wrong
Research is free
Research is liberating
Emily Irwin is doing exceptionally well in Music and her group have written a great song in class. She has also written and performed a song with her Piano teacher and she is going to be interviewed on OXFORD RADIO on Wednesday Morning (20/12/17) where they will be playing her song. Listen to the song.
BFI Film award year 5, our contribution
Young Art Oxford 2017 – Outstanding Art
Young Art Oxford is an annual art exhibition open to all Oxfordshire schools with children from any year between Reception to Year 9. All the money raised goes to Cancer Research UK. This year’s exhibition, The World We Live In, saw around 3000 entries out of which 516 were chosen. We are delighted that six of our entries were selected and we hope that many of you will go to the Exhibition of these pictures in the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford between 4th and 6th May 2017. Very many congratulations go to Rose R from Reception, Sophie S-T from Year 1, Christopher H from Year 2, Hanna-Roza M and Aurelia B from Year 4 and Grace B from Year 6, and well done to all the children who took part!
Primary Maths Challenge 2017 – Stellar Mathematicians
With the results from the Bonus Round of the Primary Maths Challenge just out, Europa School can now celebrate its fantastic mathematicians! 28 pupils from the school took part in this year’s challenge addressed to pupils from Years 5 and 6. Of these, four gained a gold certificate, four achieved silver, and 11 a bronze certificate. Four pupils, Isaac T, Isaac M, Jakob S and Aidan G had scored enough points to be able to enter the Bonus Round – an excellent achievement. A special mention must go Aidan G who won a silver medal in the Bonus Round. It is his second medal in this prestigious challenge. Very well done, Aidan! Certificates will be handed out in an assembly before Easter.
Kieran Bennett - 7 years old - 3DE pupil at Europa and member of the Oxford Karate Academy - won a Gold medal and Gold trophy as well as a Silver medal in a recent Kata tournament in Zelenograd near Moscow, Russia on 26th February 2017. Well done Kieran!
We were very proud to hear of the wonderful achievements of two of our year 3 girls, Faye (3DE) and Zayana (3FE), both members of the Abingdon Gymnastics Club, in the recent regional floor and vault competition. They competed in the eight-year old category with Faye winning silver for her floor routine and Zayana winning silver for her vault. Many congratulations go to both girls!
Amelia hits all the right notes
It was lovely to see so many pupils from the Europa School taking part in the Abingdon Music Festival over the Bank Holiday weekend. We are very proud of all of them. Amelia Griffith stood out with gaining an 'outstanding' in the Piano 10 years and under class playing the first movement of Beethoven's Sonatina in G. This was a large class and 'outstanding' is the highest category to be awarded. Many congratulations, Amelia!
Congratulations to Thomas Kasar who made it to the black belt in Karate at age 10! We are impressed!
Alongside two European School pupils, Martin played his own composition “Flight of the Bird” at the Yamaha National Junior Original Concert of Young Composers in Birmingham on 17th January. It was a very exciting event, which went very well. Martin has also played his piece in the evening performance of the Joint Concert with ES Frankfurt and ES Culham in the Schumann Hall on 3rd March and will play it at the School’s Enrichment Concert on 18 May.