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Read about all the day-to-day events in our busy primary school.

Friday 14th December 2018

Wow! Green class are beautiful singers. I have just been in to watch their Christmas sing a long and I was blown away by how amazing they are, they remembered all the words and actions. all of the grownups that came to watch seemed to really enjoy it too well done green class #bestsinginginrotherhamandindeedtheworld

Friday 14th December 2018


Again! And we are all in the Christmas spirit. We are wearing our Christmas jumpers a second time to help raise even more money for ‘Save the Children' 

Thursday 13th December 2018

Well done to KS1 and Y4/5 for their performances yesterday the children sang, acted and danced amazingly. We have two more KS1 performances today and we can wait.  We are all super proud of the children for all of their hard work over the past couple of weeks rehearsing. 

Monday 10th December 2018

What a fabulously festive evening we had tonight at our carols around the tree. The hall looked lovely decked with Christmas trees and twinkling lights. The children who played instruments were amazing and everyone that came sang beautifully.

Wednesday 5th December 2018

What a wonderfully Christmas filled day we have had. This morning we had our two Christmas gift services and although the weather stopped us from making it to church, it was just as lovely to have reverend Lynn and the representatives from the Salvation Army come into school. The children sang beautifully and we were treated to a lovely performance by this year’s choir. At lunch time the children and staff enjoyed a very yummy Christmas lunch, a huge well done to all the kitchen staff and dinner ladies for cooking and organising it all, it was as scrummy as ever. To top it all off we are all wearing Christmas jumpers today to help raise money for 'Save The Children'. 


Friday 17th November 2018


Today the children are dressed oin their spottiest outfits to help support Children In Need. We have had pudsey selfies, pranks and even a joke alarm. Once again we have been overwhelmed by the generosity of our parents and we will let you knoe the total amount raised very soon.

Friday 9th November 2018

Today we are acknowledging remembrance day to mark 100 years since the end of the First World War. The children are going to church to lay down the poppy wreaths they have made as a class, watching an assembly and having a minute silence at 11 o’clock. We think it is important for the children to learn about why we have remembrance day and to show our respects. 

Wednesday 7th November 2018


Today we are celebrating Anti-bullying day at Thorpe Hesley. We are all dressed in yellow and blue and the children are taking part in workshops and activities all day. This year we are focussing on respect.

Tuesday 6th November 2018

It's very eggciting in the infants this morning as we have come back to some tweeting chicks. over the holidays six of our eggs have hatched. 

Tuesday 6th November 2018


Monday 22nd October 2018

Some of the KS1 children will be visiting church this afternoon and having a pretend Christening. They will be learning all about the different aspects and why we have them. 

Friday 19th October 2018

The children in classes 11 and 13 are off on there trip to Gainsborough old hall today. Class 12 will be going on monday. 

Wednesday 17th October 2018

We would like to thank everyone who came to church today to watch our harvest festival, the children sang beautifully and we could not be prouder. We were once again overwhelmed by the generosity of our parents who sent in so many donations for Shiloh that it couldn’t all fit on the table in church. 

Tuesday 16th October 2018

What a busy day we have had today!

The children from across school have taken part in the 'Restart A Heart Day' learning crucial CPR skills for the future.

The KS1 children have had the eggs delivered for their life cycle topic where they will watch as the eggs change and hatch into chicks. Two ladies from eggucation came and talked to the children and even brought in some of their chickens for the children to look at it all looked very EGGciting. 

On top of all of this the Foundation stage children have been on a bear hunt. The children walked over, under and around the village in their bear hats and managed to spot one hiding near the church (using their bearnoculars). I have been told he is a very friendly bear so nothing to worry about.  

Friday 5th October 2018

We have had spelling drop in sessions for KS1 & 2 this morning the children really enjoyed showing their parents the fun ways that they learn their spellings. 

Wednesday 3rd October 2018

Class 15 have just set of for their residential trip, they all look super exited. 

Monday 1st October 2018

This morning Class 14 are off on their residential to the east coast we hope they all have a lovely time. 

Wednesday 19th September 2018 

Every morning this week the children from classes 1 to 15 are learning some karate with Mr Nixon. 

Monday 10th September 2018

The flower fairies must have been working their magic on the junior field over the weekend, as we have woken up to a field full of sunflowers. The children in both buildings will be using these flowers to create some beautiful artwork ready for our harvest displays. We have also had a visit from a very special sunflower fan, Mr Vincent Van Gough he has been walking around the field with the children and answering questions about his life and artwork. What an exciting start to the week. {|{|


We hope everyone has had a lovely summer holiday and we can’t wait to hear all about the things you have done over the last 6 weeks. 

Friday 29th June 2018

Today is our Art Gallery, each child's art work has been displayed in school and the parents have the opportunity to come into school to look around and to purchase it framed for £5. The children have worked really hard on their pictures over the last few weeks and we are super proud of them.  

Wednesday 22nd June 2018

Thank you to everyone who came to the summer fayre yesterday it was a huge success and what amazing weather we had. The fayre was buzzing with people and children from across school all having a lovely time, playing games, being glittered and entering competitions. The staff did a lovely job setting up the fayre and we would like to say thank you to the Winterhill pupils and the other outdoor organisations for taking part also to ‘Visionaire’ for supplying us with a £100 voucher for our raffle. Our grand summer raffle was drawn at 4 o’clock and there were 11 lucky winners, we are very grateful to everyone who bought and sold tickets as we have managed to raise a whopping £1906.90 from the raffle alone. All money raised will go towards buying creative resources for school we definitely are the Best fundraisers in Rotherham and indeed the wold!

Tuesday 19th June 2018

Today the foundation stage 2 classes have had a visit from a dog groomer and her client Cassie the miniature schnauzer. The children have loved learning all about what dog groomers do and why they are important for people with pet dogs. They have been super good listeners and asked lots of interesting questions well done everyone.      


Friday 15th June 2018 

Thank you to all the dads and grandads that took part in last night’s father's day construction challenge. A great time was had by all, everyone got stuck in and we were so impressed with the imagination and ingenuity showed. 

Wednesday 13th June 2018


As part of their new topic about pets the children are learning all about vets and how they help make sick animals better. The children have each brought in their poorly 'pets' ready to be examined and treated, lets hope they all come out feeling as good as new. 

Wednesday 6th June 2018

Last night we had our first of two 'The Greatest Showman' movie nights. children from each year group gathered in the junior hall after school to enjoy a special screening of the film. Popcorn, sweets and a drink where provided for the children and everyone had a great time. It was especially lovely to hear them all singing along with the movie.  Lets hope that thursday's screening  is just as succesfull.   

Thursday 17th May 2018

To celebrate the royal wedding our school cooks are making a special dinner today, roast chicken dinner or quorn tortilla stack with chocolate fudge cupcake for desert sounds yummy.  Aren’t we lucky to have such wonderful dinner staff.  

Monday 14th May 2018

Good luck to our Y6 children who have started their SATs today we know you will be fabulous.  

Friday 11th May 2018

What fun the F1&2 children are having today at their Mini Beast Ball. Everyone looks amazing we've got buzzy bees tropical butterflies and wiggly worms, lovely lady birds, hungry caterpillars and scary spiders. What a great way to celebrate the children’s learning.

Science Fair 2018

What a wonderful time we had yesterday after school at our first ever science fair. We had a slime workshop, foaming dragons, bottle rockets and even a snake. A big thank you to the teachers and students from Winterhill and Wingfield for coming to help. It was fantastic to see so many of our lovely families getting involved and supporting this event. Due to the success we hope to do the same again next year.  

Wednesday 25th April 2018

Today Mrs Grant and the road safety working party went to the town hall to present our road safety video to the mayor. Also in attendance where Look North and the Rotherham Advertiser who came to further support our campaign to lower the speed limit on upper Wortley road. Make sure you’re tuned in to look north this week to see all the effort and hard work everyone has put it. #40istoofast

Tuesday 24th April 2018

Today our Y3 children are off to Thackray Medical Museum. We can’t wait to hear all about what they have learned when they get back.  

Monday 16th April 2018

The school council children have been on the top road this afternoon with the South Yorkshire Police using a speedometer. The children have had a great time and even caught some speeders, the information collected will help support our campaign to reduce the speed limit on Upper Worley Road. #40istoofast. 

Friday 13th April 2018 

Don’t forget to view the road safety video we made for the campaign to lower the speed limit on Upper Wortley Road the link is


Festival Of Colours 

Today we are all dressed in our brightly coloured clothes to celebrate Holi the festival of colours. A big thank you to Ann Foxley-Johnson and the South Yorkshire Police for the great assemblies we have had throughout the day. 

Wednesday 11th April 2018

Today we had a visit from some Rotherham United football players, they came to show us the U17 European Championship Trophy what a lovely surprise for the children.

Monday 9th April 2018

Welcome back everyone we hope you all had a lovely Easter break and can’t wait to hear about all of the exiting things you have done over the last two weeks.

Friday  23rd March 2018

What a wonderfull day we have had today for sports relief, The children paid £1 to come dressed in their sports gear and they all looked amazing well done everyone.

Monday 19th March 2018

Well we finally got around to having our world book day celebrations on Friday, after being stopped by all of the snow and the children and staff looked amazing. It was lovely to see everyone get involved with the dressing up and it was obvious that a lot of hard work had been put into those homemade costumes great work everyone.

Thursday 15th March 2018

What a fabulous week of Multicultural Assemblies we have had! Every day this week we have had two year groups sharing their wonderful learning about another country and it’s culture. On Monday we went to Brazil and Egypt with Classes 1, 2 and year 6, Tuesday we were treated to a quiz all about Australia and the USA by classes 3, 4, 5, 11, 12 and 13, we here taught how to Hacka and ribbon dance by classes 9, 10, red and blue on Wednesday. Finally on Friday we had an Asian extravaganza with Y3 and the yellow class teaching us all about China and Japan. Well done everyone you were all fabulous.

Monday 12th March 2018

On Friday the Y2 children went on a trip to The English Institute of Sport in Sheffield and took part in lots of different sporting activities. The children arrived dressed in their sporting attire full of energy and ready to go, well done Y2 it all looked like great fun.  

Friday 9th March 2018

Today we are dressed in non-uniform to raise money for cystic fibrosis and multiple sclerosis charities. It’s all been organised by the Y6 girl guides and what a fabulous job they have done raising £428.05 so far with a bun sale still to go.

Mother's Day Cream Tea                                                                                                              

Yesterday we held our mother’s day cream tea events, mums, grandmas and children joined us in the junior hall for cream tea and a delicious selection of cakes and buns. There was a raffle and even a photo shoot organised by one of our mums on the PTA the hall looked lovely and everyone had a lovely time. Thank you to everyone who came and made the day such a success.

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Thursday 22nd February 2018

Today the F2 children have had a Chinese celebration day. First they tasted different kinds of Chinese food such as spring rolls and prawn crackers then learned some tai chi and had a go at ribbon dancing finally the children gathered in the hall to watch a fantastic lion dance what a wonderful day.  

Tuesday 20th February 2018

Today Classes 1 and 2 had a visit from 'Mr Meet A Creature'. The children had a fantastic time learning all about south american animals. 

Thursday 1st February 2018

Green Class have been on a welly walk! It was very cold outside but the children were wrapped up warm from head to toe and ready to explore. The class have been reading the book 'Owl Babies' and where on the hunt for nest materials, they found lots of different kinds of leaves, twigs and branches. They also discovered insects, talked about the weather and searched for objects that where big or small. Well done Green Class keep up the good exploration work.

Friday 26th January 2018

It's Australia day.

Classes 3, 4 and 5 are taking part in all sorts of activities based around their multicultural topic of Australia. They have been handwriting down under, creating boomerangs and didgeridoo's, making bunting and drawing famous Australian landmarks. This afternoon they will be putting on their Australian party clothes and having a BBQ. Crikey it all looks and sounds very exciting.  

Tuesday 23rd January 2018

Today 16 of our Y5/6 students are out representing us at Parkgate Astro as part of a Rotherham United Community Trust Football Tournament. Come on «Thorpe Hesley Reds« and «Thorpe Hesley Blues «  

Tuesday 16th January 2018

Yesterday Y2 had a visit from 'Mr Meet A Creature' as part of their new topic - Australia. He brought in lots of different creatures for the children to interact with including Giant Millipedes, Tree Frogs, Pythons and Tarantulas. The children learned lots of things about the creatures of Australia and their habitats, they were all very brave when holding the animals and were fantastic all day well done classes 3, 4 and 5.  

Monday 15th January 2018

Today was our Y5 American sports day the children in classes 11,12 and 13 came dressed in their best sporting gear and took part in a variety of activities throughout the day. We had a coach from Cheermania Allstars, a cheerleading group based in Sheffield, who came in to teach the children some cheerleading skills and routines.  We were also joined by coaches from the Sheffield Giants who taught the children all about American football and the skills needed to play. It all looked like great fun well done Y5.

Monday 8th January 2017


We hope you all had a lovely Christmas and a great New Year. 

Tuesday19th December 2017

Now that all of our performances and sing-a-longs are done I would like to say a huge well done to all of the children. The singing was fabulous and the acting and dancing from our KS1/2 children was OUTSTANDING, it looks like we have some starts in the making. I think everyone will agree they were the best performances in Rotherham and indeed the world.ê

Wednesday 6th December 2017

Today has been an exciting day at Thorpe Hesley Primary, there’s been lots going on. All of the children came to school this morning in their Christmas jumpers, years 1-6 went down to church for the Christmas gift service and this afternoon we all had Christmas dinner. 

In church the children sang Christmas carols, they sounded lovely and we were even treated to a preview of a couple of the choirs young voices songs. The lady from the Salvation Army thanked everyone for the gifts that where donated and told the children a Christmas story.

A huge thank you to the dinner ladies and kitchen staff for a fabulous Christmas dinner it was very yummy.


Thursday 30th November 2017

Rehearsals are in full swing for the Christmas plays and the children sound great, we can’t wait to watch the performances. Keep up the good work guys.

24/11/17 Children in Need 

We went dotty and spotty on Friday for CHILDREN IN NEED! We collected our old pound coins, counted out pennies and put on our favourite spotted clothes.

Thank you to everyone who dressed up and donated, we have raised a total of £569.36 WELL DONE EVERYONE!!

24/11/17 Anti-Bullying Day 

Today was our Anti-Bullying Day, the children put on their best yellow and blue clothes and took part in workshops and assemblies throughout the day. We would like to say a big thank you to Mrs Foxley- Johnson for coming in to work with the children. 

Christmas Fayre 2017

Last night was our christmas fayre, thank you to everyone who came along and to those who had stalls. There was some lovely things to buy and lots to do, it looked like everyone had great fun.

We had our loch ness monster treasure hunt last night at the fayre, pieces of Nessy could be found around the school and prizes were given to those who found them all. We will be announcing how much we raised on the newsletter soon.

17th November 2017

Last night was the second of our E.T Film Nights in the Junior hall, all went according to plan and on both nights the children loved watching E.T and eating their popcorn and ice cream. What a wonderful way to celebrate the 80's as part of our 90 Years Dennis' Decades  Celebration. 

Sponsored Charleston-athon

Yesterday, was our Sponsored Charleston-athon to celebrate the 1920s as part of our whole-school Dennis' Decades work. We managed to keep the Charleston going for over 5 hours! Thanks to everyone who got involved by collecting sponsorship money, sending in costumes and accessories and just joining-in and having a go. It was a fabulous event and the children (and staff) all had lots of fun!

Friday 27th October 2017

Happy half term to all our families, enjoy the week off and have fun.

Enjoy the Halloween events if you are going to any and please be very careful around bonfires and fireworks. We want everyone back safe and sound!

Monday 17th October 2017

If you come down to Thorpe Hesley today your sure of a big surprise!

Theres a bear on the loose. The F2 children have been on a bear hunt this morning around the village and im told that they found one, it was last seen on the way to the Junior building i hope it dosent get into the staffroom.     

Friday 13th October 2017

The children in the Yellow class have been on the junior playground searching for leaves this morning, they have been learning all about autumn and how the wind blows the leaves around. They are using their leaves as part of a lesson on counting, it looks like a lot of fun in that class today we can't wait to see what else they have been doing. 

Tuesday 10th October 2017 

This week the children will be writing their own 'I Have A Dream' speech as part of our 90 years celebration. We cant wait to see what their hopes are for a better tomorrow.  

Friday 29th September 

Today was our Macmillan coffee morning. We would like to say a huge thank you to everyone that came and to those who donated buns. It was lovely seeing so many parents, grandparents etc. A special well done to the group of girls who performed a Bollywood inspired dance for the occasion. 

Also today was our Eid celebration, the children have all been dressed in their brightest clothes and have taken part in Bollywood inspired dance sessions throughout the day. 

Thursday 21st September 

This morning was our first mathematics coffee morning in the outdoor classroom. It was lovely to see lots of parents eager to learn.

Today, was also the Phonics Stay and Learn for Year 1 and the Maths Stay and Learn for Year 3. It was lovely to see so many parents and the children loved showing their parents what they're learning in school.

Wednesday 20th September 

Classes 1 and 2 have just arrived back from Whirlow Farm looking very tired, we can't wait to hear all about the visit tomorrow.


The Great Get Together



What is great about our community.


Everyone contributed to our chalk playground picture.

To commemmorate the life and work of Jo Cox

Thanks for the invite!

Foundation Stage and KS1

Bright and beautiful - just like us!

Friday 16th June

Gardening clubs are in full swing at KS1 and KS2. The infant children have grown the most impressive radishes I have ever seen. I thought they were small beetroot at first!

Thursday 25th May

Mrs Screaton has organised a small group of the School Council to run a "bake-sale". The children decorated the buns very professionally and they sold like hot cakes!!

The children have had to keep a record of expenditure and takings so they can calculate their profit. Further meetings next half term will allow them to decide what the money is to be used for. 

Thursday 25th May

The Foundation Stage children were treated to a mini-beast ball as the culmination of their most recent topic. They all looked wonderful (if a little warm) on the hottest day of the year so far. We had little ladybirds, butterflies, bumble bees, caterpillars - you name the bug - we had one!

Tuesday 23rd May

The Year 3 children have just completed their road safety training. They have been taken out onto our local streets and taught to spot hazards and use the roads and pavements safely. Great advice - remember to use it every time you go outside - STAY SAFE.

Thursday 11th May

Our local community police officer, Helen Brookes, visited classes 1 and 2 yesterday to raise awareness of stranger danger. We are very grateful to anyone who helps to keep our children safe and secure, so thank you to her for coming and delivering those very important messages. 

Thursday May 11th 

The Year 6 children have been working extremely hard to complete their SATs tests. They have done everybody, but especially themselves, proud. 

They were rewarded with an activity afternoon and the weather was kind to us, so they could spend it outside. 

WELL DONE EVERYONE and thank you to the Year 6 teachers for all their hard work too. 

Tuesday April 25th

Year 3 children are to receive training about how to stay safe as a pedestrian today. Anything we can do to keep our precious children safe is well worth it!

Monday 24th April

Welcome back - a lovely Easter break. 

Thursday 6th April

Active kids all around.........

The Year 6 children are at the English Institute of Sport having a go at a range of athletic activities. Meanwhile the Year 4 children are experiencing their Everest Day, putting up tents for a base camp and building camp fires. 

The Year 2 children have visited the junior building to see how lunchtime works there, ready for when they move to Year 3 in September. They loved playing games with the parachute on the top yard. 

Monday 3rd April

We are very proud of our Miss Moran who completed her marathon in just over four hours. What an incredible achievement - WELL DONE!!

Friday 24th March

In a week of such awful news, it is really heart-warming to see that our children and families continue to represent all that is good in society. A really well-supported cream tea yesterday, organised by our re-formed PTA, celebrated Mothering Sunday in "Spring Style". And today, Red Nose Day, everyone looks resplendent in RED and there are buns in abundance. Thank you as always to everyone for supporting school and the good causes we try to help too. 

Monday 20th March

The film night to celebrate great reading at home was good enough, but the games night was even better. Even more children earned the chance to attend and join in the fun by keeping up regular reading at home. I wonder what Mrs Rawlinson has up her sleeve for next time!!

Friday 17th March

What a week! We have literally been all around the world with our fantastic multi-cultural assemblies that have been extremely well supported by parents and visitors. It has been a joy to see all the children so keen to showcase their learning and to see all the elements of our rich and broad curriculum celebrated in this way. Thank you to all staff and pupils for all the hard work that has gone into these.

Monday 13th March

The first of our multi-cultural assemblies today featuring Year 6 and Year 2, visiting Egypt and India, all within one hour. 

Friday 10th March



We are all dressed in yellow and blue today. Do you know why? Blue is the colour that we feel if we are unlucky enough to be bullied. Yellow is the colour we feel when we do something about bullying and everyone feels happier. Assemblies, workshops and classroom activities today will remind us about what bullying is and what we can do about it, if it happens to us or to other people. Thank you to Mrs Foxley-Johnson who has led the assemblies and workshops. 

Thursday 9th March

We can all be a bit more  sure that we will be safe and sound when we are out and about on the roads following our Road Safety assemblies today. 

Ellie from the Road Safety Team reminded us about safe ways to cross the road and to always STOP, LOOK and LISTEN.

Great advice. Please remember it everyone - we want you to be safe!

Monday 6th March, Wednesday 8th March

Two very well-supported parents' evenings. Thank you to everyone involved. 

Thursday 2nd March

World Book Day

Harry Potter, Captain America, Little Bo Peep, Cat in the Hat, Peter Rabbit, Alice in Wonderland....... and Uncle Tom Cobbley and ALLLLLLLLL and Uncle Tom Cobbley and ALL.

Unbelievable array of imaginative and colourful costumes. Quite superb turnout. Thank you to you all for all your super efforts.

Wednesday 1st March

Today's staff meeting was a really great one, where teachers shared their plans and work that showcased creative and active learning. Some FANTASTIC stuff here - wish you could have seen it!

A well-attended year 6 SATs meeting. Thank you to all the parents who came to find out a bit more about what's involved and to the staff who stayed to help.

Tuesday 28th February

PANCAKE DAY!! yum!!!

Monday 27th February

Great to be back at school after a welcome break.

Congratulations to Jonnie Halliwell for reaching the final of "Let it Shine". A very close contest but just pipped at the post. We are very proud of you!!

Thursday 16th February

Foundation Stage have had a sports activity day for which they have dressed up and have been sponsored. So far they have raised more than eight hundred pounds - incredible!

Also Y2 have been sharing an Indian feast. Yum!

Wednesday 15th February

Althletics success again for Thorpe Hesley in a Learning Community event. Some great running by all accounts. Good luck for the next round guys!

Tuesday 14th February

Valentine's Day ...... and love is all around us!!

How lovely!

Friday 3rd February

What a successful "Ramp Up The Red" day. Everyone looked resplendent in every shade of red you can imagine. We did the British Heart Foundation proud!

Wednesday 1st February

What a fabulous way to celebrate the Chinese New Year, with a visit from a dancing dragon. Lots of pics and videos on Twitter.

Wednesday 1st February

Mr Parkin took a group of children to a basketball competition - a new first for our school. We like to try new things! The courts and nets were full size and the children did a great job in their matches, playing with determination and fairness as always. 

Tuesday 31st January

Rvd Lynn Broadhead from Thorpe Hesley's Holy Trinity Church is to present a cheque to school from the Church Council to contribute towards playground improvements. This is very much appreciated and school would like to express their gratitude for this kind gesture.

Monday 30th January


Lots of interesting feedback about the Birdwatch and some tweets too HAHA!!

Friday 27th January

Two lovely celebration assemblies today with lots of reasons to be proud of our children including our "Stars of the Week". 

Thursday 26th January

On this cold, cold day, some of our children have been outside without hats, gloves and scarves at playtime. BBBBRRRRRR

The wind whips across our playgrounds, so please send warm outdoor clothing. 

Wednesday 25th January

We have received some slips back about the 30 hours provision for Foundation Stage 1 at our school. Please let us have yours if you haven't already done so. 

Tuesday 24th January

A cold and frosty start but still no snow .... thank goodness. Lovely and warm in school though - a nice, welcoming environment for good learning. 

Monday 23rd January

What a lot of fit and healthy children we will have if they continue to attend the Fitness Garage sessions in the Junior Hall. 

Friday 20th January

Sporting news...

Two teams of KS2 boys attended a tournament today. All the children represented school really well, as always. We didn't qualify for the next round but played extremely well. Thank you to Mr Parkin and Mr Hanson for organising this and taking the teams. 

Thursday 19th January

The newly formed PTA met today and came up with some great ideas for fundraising and supporting school. Keep a look-out on the newsletter for forthcoming events and pop along to the next meeting if you can. Its on Tuesday 16th March ar 2:30pm. 

Wednesday 18th January

A very busy and crowded staff meeting last night. Thank you to all our hard working staff for attending to find out more about an exciting new maths initiative for school. 



Monday 16th January




How exciting that an ex-pupil, Jonnie Halliwell, did SO well on Saturday's "Let It Shine". He was amazing and we all are rooting for him. 

Friday 13th January

Expecting some snow but fortunately not much more than a few flakes. Mr Fox will be disappointed not to have needed his new snow-moving machine. 

Tuesday 10th January 2017

Miss Stephenson has received her message from the Teaching Awards team. Part of the message (from a former class-member) says.....

'I certainly am glad that I had you as a teacher. You have proved to me that anyone can do/be anything they put their minds to and there certainly isn't such a word as "can't".'

What a way to be remembered as a teacher!!


Monday 9th January 2017

We are trying to spread a little happiness in school ...... It's contagious!!

Friday 6th January 2017

Today was the first day for our new spelling groups. New Year's Resolutions to learn the lists thoroughly every week and spell the words accurately in our writing???

Thursday 5th January 2017

Miss Stephenson has been nominated for a national teaching award. Who has nominated her?? Watch this space!!

Wednesday 4th January

Returned to school today and we welcomed Miss Knowles to our office staff team.