Posts from: June 2015
We have reached the final few weeks of the school year and it is the time when everyone starts to feel a mixture of emotions because of the changes ahead. In a confidently performed assembly, the children from Darfield 1 shared with us lots of ideas for how to deal with the fear, worry, upset that can happen during a time of change. Change can be very scary but it is also...
Living in the Hall of Fame
Our Year 6 children delighted both their families and our staff and children by showcasing their many talents in a fun-filled leavers show, aptly named "The 6th factor". Acts included a variety of dancing styles; singing; comedy; puppetry; magic and agility. The performance finished with an emotional finale with all 90 children singing their version of the Hall of...
School Lunches; a new dining experience
Eating a healthy diet is vital for our children's health, growth and well being. It also ensures they are ready to learn.
This week we introduced a new menu for children eating a lunch in school. The menu has been created in response to parents and children's views, whilst at the same time offering children the chance to try something different. We are...
Sport, sport everywhere!
Last week was full of examples of increased participation in Sport. Two teams entered an inter school Cricket tournament, both successfully winning through to the finals. On the same day, Jill Wilkinson, PE Consultant from our local authority, came into school to train our teachers on how we can interest and engage our children in PE and Sports. Staff came away...