On Wednesday, 14th June, the children in our gardening after school club all helped Mrs Porter construct our new school wormery! They have carefully built up the layers to enhance the habitat, and it now sits on display in our School Library area along with our new Stick insects, butterflies and ant house. The children […]
The KS2 children have been enjoying the absolutely beautiful setting of Lake Windermere, and with the help of tuition from the Windermere School, they have been learning how to stay safe around the water, and how to kayak and sail on the lake.
Political Challenge Today, four of our school council attended Kendal Town Hall to present a 3 minute presentation of their chosen subject, Healthcare. Lots of other schools were there too, representing their schools and our celebrity judge was MP Tim Farron. Sadly we didn’t win, not quite the fact based power point style of […]
Today, we welcomed our friends from Open the Book into our school Collective Worship: they re-enacted the scene where Jesus is taken prisoner, accused, condemned and crucified on the cross. Although a sombre scene was set by our eager actors, the role play helps to enhance the children’s understanding of the story, and allows them […]
Today, the school collective worship was enhanced by the Open the Book group, who brought the Last Supper to life, with the assistance of pupil helpers!
Our ducks have started laying at last” ……or at least 1 has!
HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL OF OUR EYFS CHILDREN, AND WELCOME BACK!! We are busy getting straight back into our routines in EYFS, and the pupils have settled into the new areas at school very well. We are busy exploring our topic of weather this term, looking at ice and snow for a couple of […]
At Crosthwaite, we have been teaching the children the importance of looking for, and supporting Fair trade products We were lucky to have Judith, from the Kendal Fair trade Partnership, come into our school and give a talk to the children in our Collective Worship on Wednesday. She told us about the many opportunities to […]
On Thursday 7th December, some of our Year 5/6 pupils attended the South Lakes Indoor Athletics competition at the Lakes School. They competed in several events; including long jump, high jump, javelin; relay races and obstacle course. They all did extremely well, and we are eagerly awaiting results from the Lakes school: updates available later!! […]
On Thursdays for the next several weeks, KS2 will be travelling to Dallam, to participate in their PE lessons, using all the different types of equipment available: we have been exploring balancing, travelling, stretches, and vaulting in our first session. These sessions offer an amazing opportunity to the children to use a range of […]