Headmaster's Blog

After a packed year of sports activities for all age groups, we are delighted to announce the school has been awarded the School Games Gold Award. This is testament to the hard work of Miss Parker, our PE leader, Mr Knowles, our sports coach and to the year six sports leaders.

A packed hall of parents, grandparents and siblings had a wonderful evening as the class performed ‘Summer Holiday’. In what was definitely one of the most entertaining plays ever performed at the school, the children did brilliantly with some wonderful musical performances and great acting. Well done to all of the children and to the… read more

The whole school enjoyed taking part in sports day with the weather being kind to ensure all the events could take place. A great crowd of parents and grandparents cheered on the children in a wide range of events. Well done to the sports leaders, Mr Knowles and Miss Parker for organising a great day.

Selected children from Year 4 took part in a Japan 2020 Olympics launch event at the University of Leicester this week. They took part in a range of activities that aimed to promote Japanese language, sport and culture, including Taiko drumming, calligraphy and a Japanese language session. The children thoroughly enjoyed the day and did… read more

Year five enjoyed a wonderful experience as they performed ‘Peck’, a ten minute opera, as part of the Snappy Opera production at the Pavillions in Wicksteed Park. After working with the staff from Mahogany Operas over the last half term, the children closed the show after seeing performances from four other Learn-AT schools. Thank you… read more

The pupils in year four took part in the Leicestershire Music Hub Joint School Choir. This is a highlight of the musical calendar for the pupils at our school and the class should be very proud of their achievements. Thank you to Mr Kirkland, Mrs Hollis and Mrs Harrison for all of the preparation, rehearsals… read more

Pupils from years five and six took part in the annual retreat to Launde Abbey along with children from other local schools. The event, organised by our school chaplain, Rev Alison Booker, involved the pupils taking part in different elements of worship while exploring the wonderful grounds of Launde Abbey. Thank you to Mrs Clarke… read more

A large crowd of parents had the pleasure of watching the athletics squad, comprised of pupils from years three, four and five, who competed in the completion held at Corby Athletics Track this week. There were some fantastic achievements, both from individuals and relay teams. Thank you to Miss Parker, Mrs King and Mr Knowles… read more

Well done to the pupils who represented our school in the swimming gala held at Leicester Grammar School. There were some excellent individual performances and all the children should be proud of their achievements. Thank you to Mr Knowles for supporting the squad.

The class had a wonderful experience visiting Mount Cook in Derbyshire making the most of the many different activities available to them. It was a pleasure to hear superb feedback about the class from the staff at the centre, a big thank you to Mr Baylis, Mrs Harrison, Mrs House and Mrs Clarke for accompanying… read more