Djembe workshops

During the spring term all children in Year 5 and 6 will have the opportunity to learn to play the Djembe drum with Mrs Richards, a specialist music teacher.

The children are enjoying the workshops so far and the teachers are trying really hard to get the beat too!

Dance Festival 2018

On 15th March , our infant and junior dance clubs took part in the annual Chesterfield Schools’ Dance Festival.

Our two dances were highly acclaimed and were chosen to open and close the festival. Well done everyone, you did us proud.

KS2 – Sportshall Athletics fun!

Miss Young accompanied 12 Year 3 and 4 children to the Sportshall Athletics event at Queens Park. The children had been training hard after school, for 6 weeks, in preparation for the event and their commitment and determination paid off as they all performed brilliantly! They even managed to win some of their events! Well done to everyone, you represented our school brilliantly.

EYFS/KS1 – Fairy Tale Ball

To celebrate the end of our topic work the EYFS and KS1 children had a spectacular Fairy Tale Ball. All the infants came to school dressed as their favourite fairy tale character and took part in lots of fun activities throughout the day. All the infant classes linked up together to share their favourite stories with their peers. A fun fairy tale day enjoyed by all!

EYFS – Lucy Loveheart Chatsworth House

As part of our Fairy Tales Topic the Robins and Wrens learnt about the artist Lucy Loveheart. They studied her paintings of Chatsworth House and went on to be real artists to create their own artwork of Chatsworth using Lucy Loveheart’s style. We were so excited about our fantastic paintings that we even sent a few copies to Lucy Loveheart herself and the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire!

EYFS – The Gingerbread man

As part of our Fairy Tales topic we have been learning about The Gingerbread Man. We have taken part in lots of creative activities linked to the story, including hot seating different characters, making symmetrical Gingerbread houses and following a set of instructions to make our own Gingerbread Men!

A French Christmas

On 6th December the Juniors enjoyed a Christmas themed French Day. We learnt some vocabulary and found out how the festive season is celebrated in France. We made a decoration with French writing on it , sang some fantastic French Christmas songs in assembly and even got a present from St Nicolas!