Congratulations to our fabulous netball team who took part in the Easington Schools Sports Partnership Netball Competition. For more information and pictures, please see the sporting events section of our website.
Each year we celebrate the European Day of Languages to show all of the different Languages spoken across Europe. This year, as a whole school, we celebrated a range of languages on Wednesday 26th September. It was wonderful to see all of the children and staff getting involved, wearing the colours to match their countries flag.
Throughout the day, the children were involved in a range of activities ranging from food tasting to Croatian Folk Dance. I am sure the children will have returned home full of new information about their chosen country.
The children thoroughly enjoyed their day and are already asking which country they will be researching next year!
Thank you to all parents/grandparents who joined the Year 6 children for their morning liturgy today. It was a lovely prayerful occasion and an opportunity for all to take time to listen and reflect on the Gospel message – ‘Love one another as I have loved you.’
A warm welcome back to school to all of our children. I hope the summer break has been refreshing and lots of fun! Welcome to our new starters in Reception and to those children, across school, who are joining us for the very first time. Please take a moment this week to pray for our previous Year 6 children who left us in the summer term. We wish them well in their new comprehensive schools and hope they have all settled well into Year7. As we move forward into a new academic year I am confident that, working together, we will have another very successful and productive school year. Best wishes to all.
Mr L J Duncan
Congratulations to our Year 5 and 6 Netball team who competed in the School Games County Finals. for more information and pictures, please go to the Sporting Events section of the website.
Unfortunately, rain is forecast for our whole school beach day tomorrow. I’m sure you would agree with me that to cancel the visit, due to rain, would be very disappointing for our children. I have therefore rescheduled our whole school beach day and it will now take place on Wednesday 18th July. The arrangements for the day will remain the same as outlined in the information letter sent out to parents last week. I do hope you will be able to join us for a fun day in the sunshine – don’t forget your spade and bucket!
Mr L J Duncan
Our Reception children spent time with their Year 6 buddies for the afternoon. It was a time to say goodbye to our Year 6 buddies and to thank them for all their hard work this year in helping the reception children to settle in school. The children played fun games together and enjoyed an ice cream treat. I’m sure the reception children will always remember their special buddy.
Our open parents day was a great opportunity for parents and grandparents to spend time with their children celebrating all their work they have done in school this year. Thank you for all the positive comments made regarding this day and pleased you found this to be a very worthwhile event. We hope to continue this next year.
Our year 6 children joined other year 6 children, across East Durham, in celebrating a Catholic arched mass at Our Lady of the Rosary church in Peterlee. The mass was to celebrate the transition from Primary to Secondary phase and the theme was all about being grateful. Our children did a fabulous liturgical dance and shared with other children across the County in prayer and reflection. Thank you to Father Jackson and Ms Boylen for all their efforts in arranging the day.
The community Ceilidh event organised by our Friends of the School was a real success. The night was filled with lot of fun, conversation, music and dance. Money raised will go to support the children in school. A thank you to our Friends of the School for all their efforts.