Welcome back to NISCU

We have been delighted to be able to welcome both Debbie and Diana from NISCU back into school this week. We have seen them (and Diana’s dog) on their video “disassembles” each week, but it was extra special to be able to invite them into class in real life! Diana spent time with Year 6 looking at…

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Playleaders in action

Year 6 have begun putting their playleader training into action this week as they support the KS1 children during lunchtime play. Three Year 6 playleaders will be on duty each lunchtime to organise group games in the playleader zone on the bottom playground. 

 

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All change!

In our first zoom worship of the new school year we thought about all the things that have changed since we were last in school: Mrs Aylott has retired, Miss Huddleston is leading school this term, we all have a different teacher and we no longer have to stay in our class bubbles, to name just a…

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Mrs Aylott’s retirement assembly

Today we said goodbye to Mrs Aylott, 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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