Christmas carols bring great cheer … and tears! The annual Carol service at St Nicholas Church was a celebration of the children’s enthusiastic renditions of the traditional story of Christmas through carols. There were lots of dewy eyes from the families who attended, and our hearts melted when we heard the reception children singing ‘Away… Read more »
We take great pride in the positive feedback that we receive from parents about the effective partnership we offer with regular updates about news and events that take place in our school community. This includes parental opportunities to link with their child's Class Facebook pages as well as the opportunity to see what their children achieve on a day to day basis using social media such as Tapestry and Seesaw accounts. (Secure methods to see photos and videos of learning experiences). We also have a school Twitter account and the weekly newsletter.
Remember your ticket for Christmas lunches next week! Last week we were delighted to welcome Asda’s community coordinator Jackie who came to present us with our first prize cheque of £500 after winning the local community green token award. The greenhouse for forest school – with specially strengthened safety glass (!) has already been ordered… Read more »
Thanks to oracy we’re so much better at speaking already! Oracy improvements Our half termly lesson observations in class have been taking place this week and our school leaders have been delighted at the oracy initiative we introduced just in September and its impact on the children’s confidence and articulation across classes. For those of… Read more »
Welcome back to new babies, and exciting plans. We have enjoyed hearing the children’s holiday news and getting back into the swing of things this week. Please remember school starts at 8.30 when classes are registered – not 8.40 when the gate closes!
Welcome to the autumn harvest 2019! We always enjoy our visit to St Nicholas Church in Cramlington Village to celebrate Harvest Thanksgiving as part of our annual events. And this year was no exception – as we enjoyed hearing what the children had learned all about harvest from both a Christian and world perspective. Thank… Read more »
All sorts of successes around school in writing! This week teachers have been assessing a final piece of writing to take as a ‘polished piece’ which we judge against the age related expectations. Across school staff spent Wednesday’s usual staff meeting reviewing other class teacher’s work, and what a lovely time it was! Reviewing the… Read more »
We won! A huge thank you to all our school community who have helped collect the ASDA tokens this past month! We just received an email this morning to say that it was very very close, but our school just managed to win the first prize for the community awards! We really appreciate the support… Read more »
Perfect presentation progress provides pupils with pens! Last week’s Forest school basked under the sunshine while they gardened, cooked 3 course meals on the fire, and crafted clocks measuring with protractors (yes really!) to get the right number of degrees between the notches!
Oracy training talks about talk … ooh and listening too! This week we welcomed Luke Arend in to Thursday’s Forest School to start working in the garden outdoor area with pupils from Y6. Luke will be coming in to work with us in the future on our Forest School garden area. He has lots of… Read more »
Trips and more trips with lots of learning too! This week our Y1/2 pupils have enjoyed a learning expedition to the Discovery museum where they heard all about transport through the ages and explored and investigated the five floors of interesting scientific objects! They had a wonderful time and were full of their news when… Read more »