On Friday I received a letter from Rt Hon Nick Gibb MP congratulating the school on our outstanding achievement in the 2017 phonics screening check. 95% of children reached or exceeded the pass mark, which means that we are in the top 8% of all primary schools in the country. This success is due to the hard work of all the staff involved and of course the children themselves.
Children in Need day is always a real highlight in a primary school and this year was no exception. The children, and staff, were clearly pleased to be able to be non- school uniform or traditional work clothes for the day, with some individuals really embracing the theme of “something spotty.” For some reason I was somewhat apprehensive beforehand about whether we would have enough cakes. I was nervous about the prospect of an expectant child clutching 50p to help children in need but unable to purchase a cake. I should have known better- once again the wonderful support of parents and carers resulted in over 700 cakes appearing on Friday. Thank you once again for your part in making it another special day.