Our Head Boy and Head Girl:
Our Class Ambassadors:
Sapphire Class Ruby Class Emerald Class
Our House Captains:
Lancasters Spitfires Red Arrows Spitfires
We won the Ashden Sustainable School Award in 2015
In 2017 we were northern region winners of the Better Energy Awards
We have also achieved the RHS 5 Star gardening award
We have partner schools in Fair Isle, Tangshan in China, Guadaloupe and Poland.
Each year we raise money for the British Legion,
we give our Harvest Gifts to the Salvation Army
and we raise money for Macmillan and other causes locally.
We have created a 5km heritage trail with information boards around our village.
And anything else that makes our school, and the world around us, a great place to live, learn and play!
2015 Winner’s Video
We ran an art and design club. Children designed a decoration for a Christmas cake and then they made their own decorations. Here are some of the results.
In craft club, children designed and made their own bunting and they also made photo frames.
We did a topic on plastic pollution in the Autumn Term. As part of this project, we invited an artist into school to work with us on creating a sculpture to raise awareness of the issue. Every child in the school was involved in the project. We were all thrilled with the final sculpture.
We all recycled plastic bottles to make a poppy. The poppies were put together into our own remembrance wall of poppies.
In Summer Term 2019, Ruby Class are studying the Romans. They have done some Roman mosaics, which also links to their work on Islamic patterns. Here is a quick preview of what they’ve produced so far. These still need grouting and they will be on show soon.
This year, children in Ruby Class have been able to take part in archery classes with a professional coach. Sapphire class will be doing archery in the Summer Term.
We had a coach to teach us hockey in the Autumn Term. Pupils in Sapphire and Ruby classes learned lots of new skills and had great fun learning to play hockey.
In order to stay safe on the roads, our pupils took part in the Bikeability scheme.
As part of their Rainforests topic, Ruby Class created a dance routine that they performed to parents, where they also demonstrated their new drumming skills.
In the Summer Term, all children from Reception to Year 6 had the opportunity to do a series of lessons at Witham Hill Gymnasium with trained coaches in a state-of-the-art gymnasium. Here are some KS2 photos.
We were lucky enough to have a STEM Ambassdor into our school from Rolls-Royce. Laura worked with children across the school. In Emerald and Sapphire Classes, children made air-powered cars, which they designed, made, tested and evaluated. Some of the cars travelled a long way! In Ruby Class, they children learned more about electrical circuits.
Ruby Class working on electrical circuits.
Designing, making and testing in Emerald Class.
Testing the cars in Sapphire Class.
Science in year 6. We investigated ways of sieving and filtering.