Countdown to the end of a challenging year This week we’ve started the end of year assessment tests that take place annually when we look at what learning has been strongest for the children. It’s not the only measure of our children’s success but it is important to be able to show what worked well… 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.
Bill hooks, fire and gold, gold and more gold! Across school there’s a real air of excitement as our children continue to inspire us with their positive attitudes to learning. In Y5 Ashveer moved onto gold celebration by 8.50 one morning! This was the result of excellent homework completion, sound TT Rockstars and really focussed… Read more »
Getting back to a bit of normality! The school council returns! Our avid school council members have diligently attended throughout lockdown using some creative remote communications ably led by Allison Morton. This week and last they ventured into the large space created by the hall to meet socially distanced as a whole team once again…. Read more »
The return of learning expeditions at CVPS We were delighted to see the children’s faces as they whirled, drove, swung, whizzed, slid and overloaded their senses at Ocean Beach Pleasure Park in South Shields this week as part of our themed topic on ‘Can we be fairground experts?’. A million out of ten was the… Read more »
The pace quickens as we plan for the summer! School has been really busy this week! It’s no surprise that we have completed Maths assessments this week, but we’ve also ordered new reading books for each child – that’s just under 200 new individual book orders (thank you to Gertie and Sophie!) and all teachers… Read more »
Welcome back everyone! Not only did we welcome the children back this week but we also welcomed a parliament of owls into early years to launch their new topic of “Owl Babies’ where they are learning all about whether it’s good to be different.
Counting down to our Grand Return 2021. We have used the assemblies this week to remind the children of our countdown to being back together again as a whole school community and it is now officially only two more days after today! Our photos above show the online learning taking place in school this week… Read more »
‘Snow’ Exciting! This week we had the perfect antidote to any winter blues as the snow came down and actually lay thick on the ground around school. I was able to cancel lessons across home learning as well as in school to allow plenty of time for the children to get outside and enjoy the… Read more »
We have been moved to tears this week by the phenomenally insightful comments from our school community celebrating what has been positive in lockdown. Thank you all so much for taking time to celebrate! I have included as much as we have up to now at the end of this newsletter, and we will be… Read more »
Celebration week next week! Covid update The national position on reopening to all pupils in school has been set as a somewhat hopeful 8th March. This is an ambition which is reliant on data in relation to Covid tests and hospitalisations as well as the vaccination programme. We’re told that this time we will be… Read more »