Author: Phil Storey

School Newsletter

Journeys into new classes kick off our journey transition theme. Welcome to our new school councillors! Allison Morton our school council leader has already got the new school council members on board with all classes from Y1 voting new representatives into post. The school council has been very active this year and they take lots… Read more »

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A successful Sports Day 2019! We had booked dry weather so were pleased at the turnout for sports day this week. Our children skipped, hurled, threw, jumped, ran, raced and cheered as both children, families and staff took part in a very active day. We were amazed that we clocked up around 18000 steps each… Read more »

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A week of visits and visitors! One of the highlights this week was Charlotte’s guide dog Berry who was the focus of our assembly on Thursday. Berry was a fantastic example to the children, showing a gentle, and kind nature – and Charlotte was able to explain about all the benefits of having a guide… Read more »

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Well done to our fabulous phonic champions! This week pupils in Y1 and some of Y2 have been doing their phonic screener checks with our KS1 leader Lisa. They have all done exceptionally well and shown significant progress across the year with phonics. Phonic knowledge is only part of reading – and once children achieve… Read more »

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Tag rugby success at the end of a busy half term! We were delighted not only with the competitive outcomes of the two groups that represented CVPS this week at the Tag Rugby competitions, but also with the excellent sportsmanship demonstrated by the children. Year 5/6 showed a huge passion for the sport, achieving 3rd… Read more »

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Our Y4 Robinwood Rangers return! We were delighted that our Year 4 pupils enjoyed a fabulous time in Robinwood adventure centre, Cumbria last week. This allowed the children to practise team building skills, to challenge themselves and to be able to show courage and resilience during physical and emotional challenges. A huge thanks to the… Read more »

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Our mindful meditation in May! Our golf photos above show the wide range of golfing achievements that happened last Friday from Y3! And Year 5 and Year 6 visited the Nissan factory. We now have two classes of budding engineers who were shown a fully working car assembly line as well as hearing all about… Read more »

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Welcome to the summer term and our new topic is well and truly launched! (‘Where will our stories take us?’). Year 5/6 visit the Theatre Royal – Pupils in Year 5 and 6 have launched this term’s topic with a learning expedition to Newcastle’s Theatre Royal where they had training from a real actor, and… Read more »

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A Happy Easter holiday to all our CVPS community! Community Forest School Day Our other highlight this week has been the tremendous efforts that took place last Saturday as we hosted another community forest school day. A huge thank you to everyone who visited and enjoyed contributing. We now have an amazing bird table, relocated… Read more »

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A week to welcome parents to visit a STEAM showcase reading workshops and a CLV visit! Well what a week since the last newsletter! We welcomed parents in last Friday to showcase the amazing learning that had taken place in our steam week. The children were so proud of their achievements. From experiments with forces… Read more »