Live learning in lockdown! Covid update We are grateful to families for keeping the children at home during these difficult times, when it is safe to do so. Rates in our area in Cramlington are still reducing and the downward trend has been good to see. We are aware of three families in the school… 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.
Back online for lots of learning! We are so proud that most children (and their families!) have almost seamlessly kicked the online learning programme back into play this week and last. Teachers are monitoring the engagement levels and reviewing the success of their input by grading all the online work – using 4 simple criteria… Read more »
Happy Christmas 2020 everyone! Welcome back Y5 AND Y6 It was great to welcome Y5 last week and then Y6 this week following the reduction in the isolation period. Y6 ambled in excitedly on Tuesday morning and have been able to enjoy more time learning how to use the ice skates than they’d thought previously… Read more »
Skating, singing and Santa as our Winter Wonderland kicks off. What a wonderful week it’s been. All the children got to safely speak to Santa, send their Christmas wishes up through Daffodil the wish ribbon fairy, and to hear about how reindeer people live.
The CVPS pace quickens as our Christmas plans come together! There has been a host of exceptional practice that I was able to see taking place during observation week, with examples of inspirational input into the teaching and learning across school.
Happy Harvest everyone! The children have been excitedly preparing for our annual harvest thanksgiving service which we hosted this morning. A huge thank you for all the donations of dry food – it has been much appreciated – particularly in this year of challenging circumstances when many families have had to deal with reduced salaries… Read more »
Children love our storytelling pod and we’re planning for Christmas! It’s been all change since Monday in early years following our review of the ‘bubbles’. The children in Carly’s key worker group have been exploring and engaging well in their amazing new environment. This building came from our application to the Department for Education who… Read more »
Happy Half term everyone! A very well earned rest for everyone! As we come to the end of our first half term back under the new Covid arrangements we have enjoyed yet another non-stop busy week.
Autumnal Artwork continues. This week some of the pupils in Y6 enjoyed a new Book Club opportunity with lower sixth students from Newcastle’s Royal Grammar School (RGS). They explored themes and conventions used by the author in the text ‘Kensuke’s Kingdom’. This was a fantastic opportunity for some really deep discussion and a great breadth… Read more »
How has art changed at CVPS? Staff researched the skills they wanted the children to have in art and design last summer, and we have changed some of the approaches to meet the challenges of developing these skills. So you may well hear your children discussing some of the language of artists when they come… Read more »