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Climbing High!

The climbing wall after school activity started this week at Denstone College. We send a big thank you to Mr Neal, from the college, for helping us out with our first session. Here are some of our first photos:

November 21st, 2015|

Food Committee 2015-2016

News just in……

The new Food Committee consists of Mrs Clews, Mrs Stone, Mrs McMahon, Mrs E-F

and these important people:

Yr 3- Sam and Will H

Yr 4- Georgina, Oliver and Alfie

Yr 5- William B, Tyra, Jess and Henry M

Congratulations to all the above pupils.

Sam and Will, we will get you in the pic next time.

September 13th, 2015|

Pupil Council 2016-2016

You heard it here first!

New School Pupil Council members are:

3H Caiomhe

3D Will H

4F Scarlet and Oscar

5Mc Henry W

5G Pippa

6L Ellie

6B Woody

Congratulations to you all!


September 13th, 2015|

Thank You So Much!

Thank you so much for my retirement presents at the end of last term. The flowers were magnificent and looked wonderful in my house. The World War 1 teddy has settled  happily into my bear family and we are keeping the bottle of champagne for a celebration sometime in the future! My book […]

September 7th, 2015|

Dodging the Showers at Dovedale

Taking a walk with friends is always fun, and all the more enjoyable when one has nearly 60 to stroll with. We stomped across fields, ate lunch in a cave, observed the wildlife, looked for fossils and wobbled across the stepping stones. I can not recall how many times I was asked about my favourite flavour of […]

May 21st, 2015|

VE Day-70 Years On!

On Friday, all the children celebrated the 70th anniversary of VE Day. The day began with a thoughtful chapel service in which we remembered the men who fought in the war, the help from our allies and the hard work of those who remained in Britain and had to cope with […]

May 17th, 2015|

Spring Fete Craft Competitions

Well done to everyone who entered the craft competitions! We were all amazed at the imaginative, original entries. There were wonderful red, white and blue cakes, fantastic Potato Petes and Dr. Carrots and superb vegetable and fruit lions! The allied plane competition was so varied that it was separated […]

May 10th, 2015|

Year 5 go to Snibston Discovery Centre

Year 5 visited Snibston Discovery Centre, near Coalville to continue their studies of geography and rocks.  Following a tour by a former miner learning all about how coal was extracted from mines, the children became detectives themselves as they cleverly solved clues and followed various lines of enquiry to discover a number […]

April 27th, 2015|

Poetry Festival 2015

Our classrooms have been filled with poetry for the last few weeks. We have been sharing and performing poems, so much so that children started to learn each other’s poems. Every member of Main Prep learnt a poem and preformed it in order to earn points for their house. The festival culminated in a final on Monday […]

March 5th, 2015|

Come dressed as a character from a book for World Book Day: Thursday March 5th

February 8th, 2015|
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