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School Sports Stars

Well done to our representatives at the Boccia Finals! Excellent effort and sportsmanship and a well deserved 4th place. A great time was had by all.                  IMG-20170712-WA0001                                 IMG-20170712-WA0000

AVSSP Cross Country Competiton

Last Wednesday, pupils from across the school enjoyed a cross country competition at Eyes Meadow, Duffield. The competition was organised by the Amber Valley School Sports Partnership.  A video of this competition can be viewed using the link below.

Thank you to Mr Kirby for once again passing on some amazing photographs of our children enjoying the competition.


                                                     Cross Country Competition


Today's Discovery

Team Discovery have had fun today improving our self portraits. See if you can have a go at drawing someone else. 20170403_164415
Can you guess who this is?

Mini- Mukker (Volume 2)

Many thanks to Mr Kirby for passing on these amazing photos of our Mini-Mukker Killer Kilometre. What a great reminder of this fantastic event and all the fun that was had by all. Just look at all the happy, dirty faces in this gallery!


Mini-Mukker (Volume II)

 What do you think we could do to top the Mini-Mukker for our next fundraising event? Let us know in the comments.

Mini Mukker Killer Kilometre

Well done to all the children who took part in the Mini Mukker Killer Kilometre today! Everyone got very wet and muddy in order to raise money for Comic Relief. What an incredible day! 

Thanks to all the parents and family members who came along to support the event and to all the people who helped to run the event and make it such a memorable day for all the children.


The Mini Mukker Killer Kilometre

Many thanks to Kilburn Timber and to Wright's Good Tyres for supporting the event and supplying materials for the Mukker.

Wrights good Tyres Logo  

Kilburn Timber

Stars of the Week!

Well done to our Maths stars of the week for their excellent effort in Maths lessons and at home. Also, well done to Sophie for receiving the Headteacher's special award! Keep up the good work!


Lower School Trip to Hardwick Hall Update

Here are a selection of photographs from today's trip to Hardwick Hall.  I had a great day and I hope you all did too. 

Tudor Dance
Tudor Dance
Tudor Dance
Tudor Dance
Tudor Dance

My favourite part of the day was the Tudor dancing in the High Gallery.  What was yours? 

Let me know in the comments.

Guide to Fraction Arithmetic

Calculating with fractions was brought into the primary curriculum with the review in 2014 and children across the country have found it quite tricky. Because of this, I have put together a guide for the children to use as a revision aid during this critical time before the SATs. Each child in year 6 has a copy of this to use in school and at home.

Please find below a .pdf version of this booklet below for you to see how we teach these different skills to the children.

Download Guide to Fraction Arithmetic


 Let us know in the comments  if you find this resource useful.