The fun returns to face to face learning! St Patrick’s Day definitely brought a smile to the children’s faces in Y4 and Y5 this week, as Mr Mullaghan showed off his Irish roots, with a Leprechaun outfit, a Y4 ‘Irish’ scavenger hunt, and a few Irish jokes.
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.
Some autumn sunshine helps outdoor learning! Some of the last days of September brought lovely sunshine that makes our outdoor experiences so much more enjoyable as you can see from the forest school photos above. And I continue to be very impressed with the biro drawings created by the children. This is Ellie’s Mouse and… Read more »
EYFS from CVPS are the first to visit Walker’s Urban Mushroom Farm! We are so proud of the children, staff and parents who were the first ever school visitors to Walker’s Urban Mushroom Farm on Thursday this week.
Families, fashion and fun in the run up to half term! A huge well done to the children in nursery and reception classes this week as they wholeheartedly threw themselves into parading around in their recycled fashion creations. They did exceptionally well at such a young age and were a credit to their families, and… Read more »
Our mid-year assessment time is here! This week the children have all been busy with assessment tasks throughout the school. The end of the February half term is mid way through the school year and we use our mid year review assessments to celebrate the great achievements being made. This helps us to give pupils… Read more »
A week of judo for everyone! Thanks to Y3 staff for supplying photos of the exciting activities they have encountered this week. Leaders in school completed their half termly lesson observations of all the staff this week. This is always a privilege and gives us an insight into the many aspects of learning that take… Read more »
2019 The CVPS Year of The Book! This week the children wholeheartedly joined in with the launch of our whole school reading opportunity which will take place every Wednesday. This gives everyone, including me(!) a great chance to read any book of their choice, then briefly share with a partner what they enjoyed about the… Read more »
Another busy week at CVPS with plenty going on. Sports have featured highly as we welcomed external rugby trainer Bear who is always popular with the children. There was also pilates facilitated by an expert – something for everyone! Class teachers also have a range of experiences that they share with the children – highlighting… Read more »
We welcome 2019 with a week of expeditions. “Why is clean and green our perfect dream?” has seen an exciting start to the new calendar year. From Sunderland to Alnwick, beaches, farms and museums, our children have run up yet more miles as they investigate, research and discover interesting facts that keep their learning alive…. Read more »
A Season of Change. Good news! Our Ofsted letter was sent out to all parents this week, and has been uploaded to the school website. We were delighted that the inspector acknowledged a range of positive statements including: ‘curriculum topics are rich and inspirational.’