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Schools Cross-Country – Weeks 2 and 3

The last two weekends have seen growing numbers of children participating in the cross country events. Again we’ve had some great performances individually, with several children finishing in the first 20 in their respective age groups. The team event is also going very well, with all teams with at least 4 children competing having combined […]

Y4 SpiDOREwick Chronicles

For our first English learning this year, Y4 studied the Spiderwick Chronicles, which tells of 3 children who move to new house and discover a world of strange and fantastic creatures. We had to make some spells so that we could also gain ‘The Sight’, and be able to see into this magical world. Once […]

Y4 Queen Elizabeth II Commemorative Art

To commemorate the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Year Four spent some time in Health and Wellbeing thinking about our feelings and emotions during the difficult and sad period of national mourning. We made links with our ‘Zones of Regulation’, which use colours to represent feelings. Then, in Art and Design, we used […]

Y4 Friendship Photos

To start the year, Y4 spent one of our first Health and Wellbeing lessons thinking about friendship, and what makes a great friend. We then went outside and took photos of our friendships in action.

Summer Citizenship Awards

As always at the end of every full term, we celebrated great learning and behavioural attitudes by awarding Citizenship Awards to one child in each year group who epitomises our school values of Resilience, Resourcefulness, Kindness and Creativity on a daily basis. Every time we hadn out these awards it is a such a hard […]

The Wileman Cup Final 2022

Our intra-school football competition culminated with a brilliant final between AFC Kerwin and Furniss Rovers. With the whole school watching on,every child had a great game, doing themselves and their teams proud. Furniss ran out 5-3 winners. This event would not be possible without the fantastic Y6 captains, who help to organise and referee every […]

Y5 Castleton Residential – Tuesday

On Tuesday morning, while some children went for a stroll and a paddle down Miller’s Dale, others completed the High Ropes challenges and obstacle course on site. In the afternoon some groups went caving, while others did the High Ropes then had a dip in the pond! Tuesday finished off with a toasted marshmallow around […]

Y4 Raft Building (and Floating!)

As an end of term celebration, which we had to postpone from Easter because of rain (seems a long time ago now!), Y4 utilised some of their Outdoor Learning knowledge to lash sticks together to create rafts. We then took them down to Old Hay Brook and Totley Brook to test them out. As you […]

Y5 Castleton Residential – Monday

Although it has been a hot couple of days (!), Y5 have spent their time in the relative calm, and slightly cooler air of Castleton and the surrounding area. The dorms have been lovely and cool, and activities have been adapted and amended to ensure that everyone has had a good supply of water, whilst […]