Recent News 2017-2018


Thursday 25th January

A day in the life of a Headteacher....picking up dog poo adjacent to the main office door. Thank you to the negligent owner for letting this happen!

Friday 19th January

School Council did a great job interviewing the prospective candidates for the role of Headteacher and received stickers in assembly 

Tuesday 16th January 2018

Reception had a great time in the forest this week making owls out of fir cones and building homes for them

Wednesday 20th December

Well done to all these children who were presented today with 100% attendance certificates for the Autumn term. A great achievement and let's see if they can keep it up all year!

Wednesday 20th December

Carols Round the Tree was well attended, putting everyone in the Christmas mood and a lovely way to end the term.

Tuesday 19th December

KABs held their Christmas discos tonight . Everyone who came had a great time

Tuesday 19th December

We had a lovely Christmas lunch today. Lots of visitors came including Directors, volunteers and sports coaches and they enjoyed coffee and mince pies afterwards. A huge thank you to Mrs Farley and her team for the wonderful school meals we enjoy all year round, not just at Christmas.

Monday 18th December

Friday 15th December

It was the dress rehearsal for our nativity today, 'The Midwife Crisis' which was performed to our biggest invited audience ever! They were all superstars!

Friday 15th December

It was the Nursery nativity today, 'Shine Star Shine' which was performed for parents and friends. They really were all 'bright stars shining' and gave a super performance.

Friday 15th December

Today was Christmas jumper day, raising money for Save the Children Fund whilst having lots of fun!

Thursday 14th December

We had a lovely Christmas service in Christchurch today. Every class performed either a poem or song and there were lots of parents and friends there too.

Tuesday 12th December

A lady came from The Woodland Trust to talk to all the children about looking after the beautiful world and environment we are fortunate to live in..

Tuesday 12th December

The choir sang on Isel Ward at Cockermouth Cottage Hospital. They all performed brilliantly and the residents enjoyed their visit.

Friday 8th December

Well done to children in Year 5 and 6 who have received their pen licences today. To receive this they have to write consistently in joined up writing, at length, in all areas of the curriculum and take pride in the presentation of all written work. A great achievement!

Friday 8th December

We're all busy practising for the nativity 'The Midwife Crisis' and the rehearsals are going really well! Well done everyone!

Monday 4th December

'Churches Together' came and shared their special massage about the birth of Jesus. We loved having them as part of our Monday assembly worship!

Thursday 30th December

We held a very successful Christmas fayre, raising £821 for school funds and at the same time having a lovely, sociable evening!

Thursday 23rd November

A huge thank you to The Punchbowl Community pub for their kind donation to school which we have used to buy additional I Pads for the classrooms. It's very much appreciated.

Thursday 23rd November

Mr Strachan accompanied the choir at The Welfare Hall in the village last night to support their Christmas Fayre. They sang beautifully and enjoyed taking part in the fun afterwards!

Tuesday 21st November

Today the School Council followed the journey of the 44 shoe boxes we collected for Operation Christmas Child from the school office to the final stages of their delivery to Belarus. They visited one of the collection depots in Keswick to see the process that all the boxes go through. It was really interesting and they got to sort some boxes out and meet the Mayor of Keswick who presented them each with a certificate.

Sunday 19th November

There's a new Junior 2K Parkrun event in Keswick so some of our younger runners, plus our Head Girl Jessica who is an experienced full 5K Parkrunner, took part on a very cold and frosty Sunday morning. Some good times were achieved so well done to everyone!

Friday 17th November 

We had a fantastic day raising money for Children in Need. The children paid £1.00 each to come to school dressed in anything spotty.  We held a ‘One minute of Fame’ talent show in the afternoon  - there were lots of very entertaining acts! Finally, Pudesy arrived along with Radio Cumbria and a small group of children were interviewed. The interview is available to listen to on iplayer for up to 30 days. 

Thursday 3rd November

Reception have started going to Forest School. These are just a selection of pictures...have a look in 'Curriculum' and then 'Forest School'

Thursday 19th October

Fun and games at the KABS Hallowe'en Disco with lots of ghosts and ghouls!!


Sunday 15th October

Children and villagers taking part in the Countryside Ramble in aid of Children in Need

Thursday 12th October

More fun in the forest with Year 6....Connor's looking very chilled! Den building and creating creatures with a focus on their adaptations for forest living.


Friday 6th October

We held a lovely Harvest assembly in Christchurch today, led by Reception. They shared their experience of making vegetable soup with everyone and how important it is to share and be grateful for the food we enjoy every day.

Thursday 28th September

More adventures in the Forest today with Year 6. The theme was birds and their beak adaptations which enable them to feed in the forest. There was also den building and a night line to follow, building up trust and reliance on friends.

Thursday 14th September

Year 6 had a great time on their first visit to our Forest School at Wythop. It was great to see Ms Ford too who is still leading our sessions this year!

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