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Let's Pitch It Family! - with Gogglebox's Baasit Siddiqui

Don't forget this exciting competition involving the whole family - some great prizes are up for grabs! Remember, you have up until the 31st August, so plenty of time to make a start if you haven't already!

Pitch it Family flyer


Thank you for getting involved in this exciting workshop and competition. To get started WATCH THIS QUICK VIDEO https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y-24hzdNX9A&feature=youtu.be to help you download your copy of “Let’s Pitch It Family”.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD YOUR FILES: https://siddiqui-education.co.uk/shop/

The coupon code for your free copy was texted out to you by school.

Once you have downloaded your free copy, watch this video to know which files to open first: https://youtu.be/6LrM-vCcrWQ

If you have any questions about the workshop, please email baasit@siddiqui-education.co.uk with the subject heading “Let’s Pitch It Family Query” followed by the name of your child’s school.

Good luck and enjoy!

Many thanks,

Baasit Siddiqui

Director of Siddiqui Education Ltd.


Let’s Pitch It Family is a workshop and competition where your child and the whole family work together to plan and present an idea for a television show. The ideas are sent back to Baasit as a completed workbook and two-minute trailer before the 31st of August. The winning family will win some prizes including a meal with Baasit and his family! As stated above we are lucky enough to be able to bring this competition to you free of charge - we will text out the voucher code you will need at the checkout when downloading your files at Baasit's digital shop!

Get creative, good luck and have fun!

Table Tennis superstar!



Our very own Naomi played in the Euromini Table Tennis Championships in Strasbourg in August. She played France, Lithuania, Latvia, Slovenia, Belarus and was placed 37th out of 74 for the under 11s.

Not only that, she travelled with the England team of 9 players and 4 coaches with no parents!
The final picture is of her receiving her trophy for winning the Derbyshire under 11s earlier in the year.


Bouncing for Basketball!

On Tuesday this week, some of our Year 6 pupils attended an Amber Valley Basketball competition held at Aldercar school. 

The team started on a high with a 14 -0  victory and then went on to win the rest of their games in their group. As a result,  they moved forwarded to the semi finals against Codnor Primary school  and after full time and nearly 10 minutes extra time , it was still a draw and they then lost out to a golden goal ! 

The children, despite being very disappointed, should be very proud of themselves as they were all outstanding , and consequently, finished 3rd overall. 

Thank you to Mrs Evans for her help and to our supporters, as always. 

Pumpkin Parade 2018


Pumpkin Parade from Miss Tulley on Vimeo.

Wow! What a fantastic turn out for our first ever Smalley school Pumpkin Parade. We enjoyed seeing the amazing pumpkin creations and drinking yummy hot chocolate after school. A wonderful event for everyone- thank you to the PTFA for organising! Here is a video for your enjoyment 😊🎃🎃🎃



Kwik Cricket

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After school last night, a selection of our children attended our cluster Amber Valley Kwik Cricket event, held at Denby Cricket Club. Split into two teams, they each played in mini leagues of three teams to compete for a place in the finals next week. 

Our mixed year team played really well together and despite losing their games by small margins, thoroughly enjoyed themselves and showed good potential for the future. 

The Year 6 team won both their games convincingly, against Coppice School and our friends at Kilburn. Some great batting, with a handful of fours and sixes, ensured their passage through to the finals at Quarndon Cricket Club next Wednesday. 

Thank you as always to our supporters and to Mrs Rawlings and Mrs McDonald for their help. 

KS2 Tennis stars!


Some of our KS2 children were awarded their certificates in Gold Book assembly this Friday , having represented school in a AVSSP Tennis tournament at Heanor Leisure Crntre last Tuesday evening. 

They competed in singles matches against several local schools , and against each other, showing some excellent skill for their age. 

The final result being that we finished second overall, just a few points behind Codnor School. Fantastic effort by all our children and thank you to Miss Longden for her support and to our parents. 

En Garde!

It was a real privilege to watch our children take part in a Fencing Competition tonight. Children from Kilburn and Smalley joined together to put the skills they have learned at Fencing Club into practice. 

The children demonstrated a huge amount of skill and sportsmanship which was great to see. 

The competition was incredibly close but Kilburn pipped Smalley to the title and have a lovely cup to display in school.

There was a great turnout from parents and grandparents and everyone had a fantastic time. Thank you all for your support.

Thanks also to Premier Sport for organising the event. 

Enjoy the pictures below! 



Basketball practice with our Embark friends at Kilburn!

It was a privilege to watch children from both Embark schools practice their Basketball skills earlier in the week.

Thank you Mr Whiteman and Mrs Shaw for making this happen and to all parents for helping with transport.

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Handball practice for Embark Federation!

I was lucky to watch a fantastic Handball session after school which was our first inter-school session for children at Smalley and Kilburn. 

This was a great chance to link together as two schools and practice before the competition in a couple of weeks time. This will hopefully give the children a slight advantage over the other schools attending but more importantly have fun and make friends with others from the Embark Family.

A huge thank you to Mr Whiteman and Mrs Shaw for organising this and we are looking forward to the next inter school sports session in December. 

Well done children and good luck in the competition. 


Swimming Gala


Well done Y5/Y6 swimming team. 🏊

Fantastic performance in the swimming gala finishing 4th, very narrowly missing out on a 3rd place finish!