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Bikeability on a beautiful day!

The sun shone on Y5 today as they continued to impress on their L2 Bikeability training.

As you can see, everyone was listening well and working hard, learning the rules of the road.

Keep it up and safe cycling!


500 Words 2018!


All the children of upper school are really excited at the launch of the Radio 2 500 Words competition 2018. We will be working over the next few weeks to write an entry of our own! The children got involved in the BBC Live Lesson which launched the competition, came up with loads of amazing story ideas and got some superb story writing tips from Charlie Higson and Frank Cottrell Boyce. 

500 Words Collage

500 Words 2018 Logo

Comment below with your story ideas to help get your classmates' creative juices flowing!

Amber Valley Basketball Competition

Congratulations to our fantastic year 5 & 6 team for achieving 2nd place in the Amber Valley School Sports Partnership Basketball Competition. The children thoroughly enjoyed the tournament held at Belper leisure centre and demonstrated fantastic skills, team work and respect throughout.


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 Tough Runner Event

Here are some photos from the first AVSSP Tough Runner event. The children all had a fantastic night running around the obstacle course and taking part in the team challenges. Straight after this, most of the children rushed back to school for the school disco too. What an exhausting day!


AVSSP Tough Runner Event 2017



Y5 John Flamsteed Health Day

An exciting morning out for Y5 who were able to experience a wide range of activities at John Flamsteed. Children enthusiastically  undertook taste tests (including crickets) investigated different food groups, and created potions made of natural ingredients. This was an enjoyable way to begin to understand the expectations of Secondary education.

Some of us were happy trying everything!



In serious scientific mode!





Team Equality News

After writing thank you letters to Mr Timmis, Mr Middleton and Mrs Goodburn for their recent efforts in school, children were delighted to receive postcards in reply. Well done again to everyone involved.



Team Equality Go Wild

Mr Goodburn, our new Forest School Leader and his Trailblazers from Team Equality are enjoying their time in the school woodland. They are exploring the area describing their feelings in the wild spaces.

‘I like exploring the outdoors’ Phoenix

‘This is really creative’ Kyla

‘I feel like I can express myself out here’ Kian


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



Well done to all the year 5 children who went through their level 1 and 2 Bikeability training this week with the lads from Big on Bikes. Many thanks to Nathan and Paul for helping the children to stay safe when cycling on the roads. Year 5, don't forget the skills that you have been taught!


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