Judith Flower

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Nov 16

Ofsted – Rated GOOD

On Tuesday 17th October 2017 the school was visited by the Ofsted inspector. “You and your staff are passionate about providing your pupils with the best possible opportunities and strive for improvement. “ “Assessment information is used to finely target pupils’ gaps in learning and, as a result, they make good progress.” “In the early …

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Nov 08

Celebration and Worship

On Friday the 3rd November the whole school gathered together with members of the community, parents and governors in church to celebrate our achievements during the previous term. The service was led by the children themselves and began with a congregational hymn – All Things Bright and Beautiful – accompanied by the community organist Mrs …

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Oct 20

Tag Rugby

Hartington children were lucky enough to experience a free session of Tag Rugby on Friday 13th October. This was delivered by Nathan Nolan & Jack Jones of ‘RuggerEds Ltd’ (Education through Rugby) The children thoroughly enjoyed the session and one EYFS child commented ‘That was the best PE lesson I’ve ever had, and I didn’t …

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Oct 20

Healthy School Community Award

On Thursday 12th October, Dawn Monk and Karen Mycock (Healthy Child Assistant Practitioners) presented the school with the Derbyshire Healthy Schools Community Award. This is an initiative we have been working towards for the past twelve months and is an excellent achievement and linked seamlessly into last years School Improvement Plan (SIP). The children have …

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Oct 20

Speak Out – Stay Safe

The NSPCC came to the school on Thursday 5th October to talk to KS 1 & 2 pupils about how they have the right to ‘Speak Out & Stay Safe’. The representative from the NSPCC introduced them to ‘Buddy’ who encourages children, if they are worried about anything, to speak to a grown up they …

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Oct 20

EYFS Playground

Back in Spring term 2017 it was decided to use some of the budget to develop an area for the EYFS. Previously it was overgrown, plain and not very child friendly. So with the help of the year 5/6 children and Miss Gailley a plan was devised, resources identified to meet the seven stages of …

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Oct 03

Macmillan Coffee Morning

Cake Baking for Macmillan Coffee Morning Friday 29th September the school opened its doors at 10:30 am for coffee, tea, cake and biscuits. This was to raise money for the Macmillan Coffee Morning appeal in aid of Cancer. Local parishioner Bell Kerr works closely with the school to help coordinate this event.  Pupils, Parents, Governors …

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