Today we celebrated Pentecost at church. Pentecost is the festival when Christians celebrate the gift of the Holy Spirit. It is celebrated on the Sunday 50 days after Easter (the name comes from the Greek pentekoste, “fiftieth”). Pentecost is regarded as the birthday of the Christian church, and the start of the church’s mission to the […]
Yesterday, we visited St. Mary’s Church for our annual Easter Service, lead by Reverend Karen and some children in Year 2. We heard the Easter story, celebrated together with art and enjoyed some joyous Easter songs. Thanks to those parents and families who were able to attend.
This year’s SMASH Egg Decorating Competition had a theme of The Olympics. We had many entries and they were all wonderful with lots of imagination and creativity. Below you can see photos of lots of the entries, as well as a couple of “Egg-eye Views” (move your device or scroll with your mouse to see […]
Last weekend, children in Years 5 and 6 went to Robinwood’s Dobroyd Castle activity centre for their residential. They took part in activities to develop their team building skills, resilience, and perseverance, all in an encouraging environment. They had access to a zip line, a giant swing, the piranha pool and a climbing wall! Other adventures included […]
Last Friday, we held our first Candlemas service. Candlemas marks 40 days since Christmas Day and our service featured the lighting of candles, singing and handmade paper candles by Year 1. Thank you to parents and families of Year 1 children who could join us and for Reverend Karen for leading the service.
On Friday we officially opened our new library. We were joined by Governors, our School Council, members of the Church, including Rev Karen, and MP Tracy Brabin who gave a speech to officially open the room. The children were amazing hosts as they showed our visitors our new space. The library was funded by a […]
This week we were treated to a Roman-themed class presentation from Year 4, when three of their children were transported back in time in our school hall! Thank you to all parents and families who could join us.
This morning we awarded our termly SMASH Awards. These are given to children who demonstrate lovely qualities and embody our Christian Values and are chosen by staff. Well done to all these children.
This week, Key Stage 2 performed their annual Carol Concert for their families at St. Mary’s Church. The concert included songs from our choir, every class and a group of Year 5 children playing Jingle Bells on their clarinets. Thank you to all the people at the church for allowing us to use their space […]
This week, our Key Stage 1 classes performed A Wriggly Nativity for their families in school. All the children in Years 1 and 2 worked together to produce this fabulous story. Thanks to those families who were able to join us for this.