Mrs Aylott’s retirement assembly

Today we said goodbye to Mrs Aylott’s, who has been our headteacher for the last 18 years. We surprised her with a special assembly in her honour. We welcomed her onto the top playground with a trumpet fanfare (courtesy of Theo and Joshua in Year 6) before each class presented a musical or poetic…

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Year 6 leavers’ party 2021

Year 6 enjoyed a leavers’ party with a difference on Friday evening, Due to coved restrictions we were unable to hold our usual leavers’ event, so the teachers hosted a party in school. The children enjoyed a bouncy castle, photo booth, nail painting, hair braiding and the extremely popular water…

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NISCU Year 6 transition lesson

We have all been enjoying the weekly NISCU “disassembles” in our class worship times. Today Year 6 enjoyed an actual, rather than virtual, visit from Debbie and Johnny. They looked at the story of Joseph and the many changes and challenges he faced in his life, before thinking about changes in our…

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Year 6 go crown green bowling

Year 6 enjoyed an afternoon of crown green bowling with Coach Dan today. We had fun learning how to hold the bowls, the best technique to use and how to ‘read’ the green. We all improved our skills by the end of the session and some of us really surprised ourselves with how accurate we could be.…

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Day 3 at Bassenfell Manor

The weather may not have been so good today, but it didn’t dampen our spirits. We have enjoyed another day of exciting activities including rock climbing, bushcraft and archery. Some of us also had our first experience of ghyll  scrambling. Unfortunately we couldn’t take photos during this…

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Day 2 at Bassenfell Manor

What a glorious day today! The sun shone as two groups went canoeing on Bassenthwaite Lake, whilst others practised their survival skills in the woods above the Manor (including baking some rather interesting bread over a camp fire). Some of us enjoyed crate stacking and challenging ourselves to…

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Year 6 arrive at Bassenfell Manor

Year 6 have arrived safely at Bassenfell Manor, after a beautiful journey through the heart of the Lake District. We began our stay by working in our activity groups to solve a number of challenges involving water balloons. The better we did at our challenges, the more points we earned. We then…

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Y6 Bikeability

Year 6 were delighted to finally be able to take part in Bikeability training sessions this week. They enjoyed two days of instruction from the Go Velo team, who taught them how to make sure their bike is in good working order before teaching them how to ride safely on the roads around…

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Friday "Zoom" assemblies

In recent weeks we have been enjoying our "Zoom" assemblies together on a Friday afternoon. Well done to the House Captains for organising these each week by collecting our team points, introducing superstars from each class and leading us in prayer. It is really good to see everyone in the other…

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Y6 welcome Rev. Claire

Today we welcomed Rev. Claire Cook into school for the first time. She has come to work alongside Rev. Rebecca at St. Paul's. She came in on Ascension Day to talk to us about the Holy Spirit. We looked at how the Holy Spirit came to the disciples at Pentecost and the influence that the Holy Spirit…

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Change4life Lunchtime Club

Coach Dan has been delivering a Change4life club with different classes at Lunchtime, since Lockdown. The children have been playing games, practising their skills and keeping active throughout Lunchtime. 

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Cricket

Steve came in to promote All Stars cricket clubs with the Y1,Y2 and Y3 children. They practised throwing, catching and striking and to work together as part of a team through the ‘spirit of cricket’. 

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