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11 Mar 2024

Enrichment News

Thank you to Active Sports for running a KS1 Martial Arts day last term and a KS2 Street Dance day in March. It was great to have Percussion Group perform in assembly last term. Thanks to Sam from Pulse Beat for running this club. We also welcomed guests from Leicestershire County Cricket ... (click to read more)

08 Mar 2024

Inspiration Days - March 2024

KS1 - A giant egg mysteriously appeared in the woodland area. Curious KS1 pupils tracked down CCTV  footage showing a giant T-Rex sneaking onto the school grounds. Pupils will  be working as palaeontologists in order to learn all about dinosaurs. They started their investigations by examining some of the ... (click to read more)

07 Mar 2024

Kitchen Team - 5 Star Rating

We're very proud of our amazing kitchen team for receiving a 5 Star Food & Hygiene rating. The Relish taster session also proved to be a huge success. Thanks to them for all of their hard work. ... (click to read more)

07 Mar 2024

PTA Mother's Day Tea 2024

Thank you to the PTA for organising this event, and to all of the parents/carers/special adults, that supported. ... (click to read more)

06 Mar 2024

Y5 Residential to Whitehall

The children had a great time and certainly flexed their ‘Character Muscles’. Thanks so much to the staff who accompanied the children to Whitehall and made the residential such a success. Thanks also to those staff who covered colleagues back in school. ... (click to read more)

04 Mar 2024

World Book Day 2024

Another fantastic World ook Day was had by all... Pupils also appeared to thoroughly enjoy the special activities put on throughout ’Reading Week’, which  included Buddy Reading, Book Swap Shop and Shelfie Quizzes!  Pupils in KS2 especially liked participating in the Book Trust’s ‘Great Big Footy Quiz’ - a live event where ... (click to read more)

05 Feb 2024

PTA Film Night - February 2024

Thank you for supporting this event. The children had a super time, as always. ... (click to read more)

05 Feb 2024

Children's Mental Health Week - February 2024

To acknowledge Children’s Mental Health Week 2024 pupils took part in a variety of activities to fit in with this year’s theme of ‘My Voice Matters’. My Voice Matters has been about empowering  children and young people by providing them with the tools they need to express themselves. The week ended with ... (click to read more)

05 Feb 2024

EYFS Emergency Services

EYFS pupils are loving their topic on the Emergency Services. Thanks so much to the parents who made visits to the school to talk about their roles, and to bring in their vehicles!  The children have been truly inspired. ... (click to read more)

27 Jan 2024

National Story Telling Week 2024

What a lovely National Storytelling Week we had at Orchard. Activities at lunch, a teacher story swap shop, and all pupils joining in with the National  Literacy Trust’s live storytelling event on the Thursday. ... (click to read more)

26 Jan 2024

The RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch 2024

All of our classes braved the elements to undertake the 2024 RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch. Pupils had a great time completing the survey. ... (click to read more)

14 Jan 2024

New Behaviour Policy & Zones of Regulation

Pupils have responded very positively to our new ‘Respect’ Behaviour Policy. They are also becoming confident with exploring feelings and emotions via The Zones of Regulation and are excited to start collecting their ‘above and beyond’ Dojo points. It’s been a super start to the term behaviour wise. If you would ... (click to read more)

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