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5 March 2019

A flipping marvellous event!

Following on from the fabulous Reading initiatives this term, this afternoon we linked a book sale in with pancake day!

Thank you to Mrs Besterfield and School Council for making this such a success – and we’ll have even more funds to spend on our new books – Brilliant!

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18 January 2019

Welcome back!

It has been a fantastic start to the new term with lots of activity and new learning.

We are welcoming some new families and pupils and looking forward to getting to know them.

Congratulations to Seth, Lizzie, Isla and Ruby, who are all winners in the Sainsbury’s Christmas colouring…

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18 January 2019

Lots to think about…

Today we welcomed Dr. Paul Williams MP into school to support our work on democracy and British values. As our local MP, the children in Y6 had been keen to meet him  and deepen their understanding (at this very busy time in politics!) of local, national and international issues from a politicians…

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20 December 2018


Year 6 have been deepening their knowledge of WW2 by making authentic recipes from the period as part of looking at Christmas on the home front. Our great cook Dawn helped everyone get involved and used our local historian friends Jan & Richards recipes for Christmas pudding, cake and ration buns.…

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17 December 2018

What a time it’s been!

It really has been the busiest of busy half terms –

Ofsted – well done to everyone for showing how well ‘Team Yarm’ is doing.

Remembrance Sunday commemorations when the school was represented so well by pupils and their families.

Decorating the Christmas Tree with thanks to School Council…

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4 November 2018

Welcome back.

I hope you’re half term went well and you’re ready to get back to school…

Here are some clues about what you might be learning about in the next few days…

See you soon.

Mrs W.

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26 October 2018

Rose Wylie

Our inspiration for this years BIG  Draw was the artist Rose Wylie – who really likes to have fun with scale and colour.

Well done to everyone who contributed by adding great marks to their year group pieces.

Mrs W.

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17 October 2018

Doves for Peace

Some of our pupils worked with Miss Gill ( sponsored by the Yarm 1914 committee ) to make some beautiful dove models.

These will be used as lights at this years commemmorations on Remembrance Sunday next month at the war memorial.

Children were engrossed and produced some wonderful models –…

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16 October 2018

Merry Christmas comes early!!

We were invited by our local MP Dr Williams to enter his Christmas card competition.

What brilliant contributions everyone made ( which we’ll get the chance to see in school in December) and Congratulations to the children whose cards will be posted off tomorrow for consideration.

Good Luck…

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8 October 2018


Thank you to Miss Hutchinson & Our school cook Dawn, for enabling our students to enter a national sausage competition – to design and name a sausage.

Children had a selection to choose from, including vegetarian and halal, before inventing their own tasty banger!!!!

This was a great way to…

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2 October 2018


A highlight of my week is Craft Club!

Our theme this term has been superheroes – and we have made masks, hats and models ( for animations). We are currently working on puppets and should have our people-sized capes ready for the festive season…

What super creative people you are Craft…

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28 September 2018

The wonderful NSPCC

I am delighted that the fabulous volunteers who came to see us last week in assembly, have returned today to work in years 5&6.

I promised Y6 that I would display the details for Childline.

Have a good weekend.

Mrs W.

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