Headmaster's Blog

Well done to the year five and six netball team who took part in a competition held at Robert Smyth Academy. The team made great progress during the event and all of the players should be proud of their achievements. Thank you to Miss Parker for coaching the team.    

Well done to the children in years three and four who represented the school in the tag rugby tournament held at Market Harborough Rugby Football Club. The teams played well in a series of matches, scoring plenty of trys and with one of our teams reaching the semi-final. Thank you to Miss Parker and Mrs… read more

Well done to Oliver in year five who took part in the Young Chef competition organised by Leicestershire School Food Service. His moussaka and eve pudding went down very well with the judges and he should be very proud of his achievement.

The day began with an early start and a walk around the site which gave the children the chance to see the location of some of the activities planned. After the walk the class were ready for their breakfast which involved plenty of cereal, toast, yoghurt and fruit. We were all set for a busy… read more

A very excited class of year four pupils started their adventure by boarding the coach to Rock UK. Upon arrival at the centre the children were given a chance to see their lodge, eat their packed lunches and then took on the first and possibly biggest challenge of the trip – making their beds. All… read more

Well done to the children who represented our school in the Spelling Bee which was hosted by St Cuthbert’s Great Glen Primary School. Pupils from years one to six took part against children from five other schools and did very well with some challenging words. These children had already won the competition in their own… read more

Pupils from year five enjoyed the opportunity to take part in a day of modern foreign languages. The event was hosted by Foxton Primary School and is part of the Global Learning Partnership which is led by Fleckney Primary School. Thanks to Mrs Booth for supporting the children and to all involved in organising.  

A group of pupils from year six took part in a trip to Loughborough University. They completed a range of activities working with undergraduates studying many different subjects. The children were taking part in the trip alongside pupils from five other schools who make up the South Leicestershire Collaborative Partnership. Thank you to Mrs Russell… read more

Pupils from years five took part in the maths competition organised by the partnership. They competed against teams from five other schools and did brilliantly across the series of challenges, finishing as runners-up. Thank you to Mrs Manley for helping to organise and for supporting our team.

The pupils from year one had a brilliant day out to Rockingham Castle. The children enjoyed the chance to explore the grounds, had a guided tour and had the chance to try on some armour. Mrs House was very impressed by the questions the children had during the trip and everyone had a great learning… read more