Headmaster's Blog

Pupils from years five and six visited St Cuthbert’s Great Glen Primary School this week to take part in a writing workshop with Harriet Goodwin. She gave tips of writing stories and provided inspiration about vocabulary choices. Thank you to Mrs Hayward for accompanying the pupils.    

The pupils have been learning about how to stay safe when learning using the internet as part of Safer Internet Day. This included considering how to use avatars and online identities and how to talk to trusted adults about things that might be worrying them about using the internet.

As part of the Spark Festival, a celebration of the arts taking place in Leicester during February, we were delighted to welcome an IndoJazz band to perform to the children. The band introduced their different instruments and explained the role they play in creating the wonderful music performed to the audience. Instruments included some which… read more

It was a pleasure to see our year five and six pupils performing at the Birmingham Arena this week as part of the Young Voice Concert. Singing as part of a choir of six thousand pupils, they performed a wide selection of songs and supported a various acts including Tony Hadley from Spandau Ballet. A… read more

Well done to the team of pupils from years five and six who represented our school in the recent competition held at Robert Smyth Academy. The team showed great team spirit and should be proud of their achievements. Thank you to Mr Knowles for coaching the team.

Well done to the team from year six who took part in the maths competition organised by Leicester Grammar School. The children enjoyed taking on various mathematical challenges and competing against teams from twelve other local primary schools. Thank you to Mrs Russell for supporting the team.

Well done to the dodgeball team who took part in the tournament organised by Robert Smyth Academy. The pupils from years five and six had a chance to practice the skills they have been learning in school and competed against teams from school across South Leicestershire. Thank you to Mr Knowles for coaching the team.

The year five class had a superb morning with Mr Grundy, PE teacher from Robert Smyth School as they undertook their training to be lunchtime leaders. They now have lots of ideas of activities they can run for the younger pupils at lunchtimes, thank you to Mrs Jones for organising the session.

Thank you to all who contributed to the bake sale and to those who made donations for Children In Need. We had some wonderful entries in the Bake Off, well done to Amira who was selected as the winner by the parents who attended worship. Thank you to all who purchased the pin badges made… read more

The children have been involved in lessons and assemblies to mark anti-bullying week and joined pupils across the country to take part in odd socks day.