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School Closures

Remote learning when school is closed:

School pays for two great resources that will keep children learning in English and maths. These are Spelling Shed and Maths Shed. The sites contain a variety of activities for everyone to enjoy and children have individual logins for each.

The websites below also include a good range of activities. Oak Academy has a whole curriculum of interactive lessons for each year group. 

The PTFA are currently running a design an Easter Egg competition - children could join in that if they have not already done so.

Useful websites for children's home learning:

Maths games for all ages: https://www.mathplayground.com/game_directory.html

KS2 English games http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ks2literacy.html

Oak Academy https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-year

Various maths and English games https://www.topmarks.co.uk

http://www.primarygames.com/math.php       = A popular website with lots of mathematical games.

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.ukmaths/index.html     = This website covers it all.

https://www.coolmath4kids.com/    = Lots and lots of games and brainteasers to get you all thinking and looking for patterns in all things mathematical.

Foundation Stage Online Resources

Free printable scavenger hunts to keep your little ones busy inside and out. Scavenger hunt free printables

Join lots of familiar faces on cbeebies for learning for little ones. Cbeebies Little Learners

Login and play for free on Tech your monster to read. Teach your Monster to Read

Join in with rhymes and games, listen to stories on bbc schools radio. bbc schools radio

Story line  online - listen to stories read aloud a big variety of books to choose from. Story line online

Topmarks is a great site with lots of games and activities for every year group. Use the search tool on the home page to search for early years games. Topmarks

Crickweb has some great early years games for practising early literacy and numeracy skills.Click on the link to get started.Crickweb-Early Years

Join in with Little Learners and explore all of these fun and free maths games, activities and clips. Click on the link C Beebies Numeracy

Lots of games and activities for reading, phonics, maths. Click the link to start the fun! Family Learning

Key stage One Online Resources

Story line  online - listen to stories read aloud a big variety of books to choose from. Story line online

BBC Bitesize is a fantastic website full of online learning in all areas of the curriculum. Your teachers may sending you to this website to play games to practice your skills. Click the link below to take you to the home page. Have fun! BBC bitesize

Prodigy math game is a free online maths website. The children complete maths battles and collect gold coins. It is free to join just complete the login details. Click for the link. Prodigy Maths Game

Science Sparks has lots of practical ideas for science investigations. Science Sparks

Key stage Two Online Resources

Year 3 and 4

Mathschase lets you practise your basic number skills, adding, multiplying, subtraction and division  through online games. www.mathschase.com

BBC Bitesize has revision and learning activities for all areas of the curriculum https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/primary

BBC School Radio Learning Resources: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p007g5y4

National Geographic Kids - an interesting website for children to explore https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/

Science experiments at home https://www.rigb.org/families/experimental 

Hit the Button - Timestables and division practise https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

GO NOODLE - great for a brain break https://app.gonoodle.com/

Year 5 and 6

Reach out Reporter - a range of interesting scientific news articles for children to read  https://www.reachoutreporter.com/

 IOP (Institute of Physics) - a range of science experiments which can be carried out at home


Manchester University - a range of science activities


NRICH - Maths puzzles and challenges https://nrich.maths.org/

Fun learning activities for kids with videos, quizzes & galleries

DK Find Out


Complete PE workouts

Youth Sport Trust

Learn languages for free


Ways to earn a Blue Peter Badge

Blue Peter Badges

Activities and quizzes

National Geographic Kids

Free Online Educational Resources and Game




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Ofsted Report

We are very happy to share our 'Good' Oftsed report with you. The judgement was agreed by two inpectors in a full, two day, Section 5 inspection in April 2022. Deep dives were carried out in Reading, Maths, Science and History as well as Early Years, Behaviour and Personal Development. Please see the report below for further details. 

Emotional Well-Being Useful Guide


Tues 14th March: 5:00 - 7:00pm Parents Evening

Fri 17th March: Non uniform day for Red Nose Day. There will be a collection – all donations welcome

Fri 17th March: Skip2Bfit for Ks2

Mon 20th – Fri 24th March: Y6 Lockerbie Residential

Tues 21st March: Forest Activities for 2 weeks

Tues 28th March: Y5 class assembly, families are welcome to watch

Fri 24th March: Skip2Bfit morning for EYS and KS1

Mon 27th March: 3:45 – 6:00pm KS2 Netball tournament

Weds 29th March: Year 3/4 performance at 2:00 and 6:00pm

Friday 31st March: Awards assembly at 9:15am

Fri 31st March - last day of term

Mon 17th April: Back to school


Forest Activity Timetable March – July 23          Weeks beginning:                                                    21st March for 2 weeks                                          24th April for 3 weeks                                            13th June for 3 weeks


Rec 9:15 – 10:15

Y1 10:45 – 11:45

Y3 1:10 – 2:10

Y6 2:10 – 3:10


Y2 9:15 - 10:15

Y5 10:45 – 11:45




Nur 9:15 – 10:15

Y4 10:45 – 11:45




Children In Need

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Well done everybody, you raised £170 for Children in Need.

Macmillan Coffee Morning


Thank you to everyone involved in our Macmillan Coffee morning on this year. It raised £373.80 for this brilliant charity.

British Legion Poppy Appeal

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We raised £126 for the last Poppy Appeal throughout the week leading up to Remembrance Day. A week where we studied what the day stood for and the history of Remembrance Day.

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