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Carol Concert & Santa

Friday 21st December, last day of term began with all the children attending breakfast club for a ‘Big Breakfast’. This comprises of a full cooked breakfast kindly prepared by Mrs Stubbs and Miss Wardle. This was followed by the children rehearsing the Christmas Carols and narration of the Christmas Story ready for the performance at …

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Road Safety

On Thursday 20th December as part of the schools on going safe guarding programme the children investigated through work shops, videos and discussion how to keep themselves safe and visible on the roads during the dark winter mornings and evenings. The school accessed resources from the Road Safety Team, which enhanced the children’s understanding whilst …

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Dick Whittington

On Monday 17th December the children visited Buxton Opera House to see the pantomime ‘Dick Whittington’. The cost of this was kindly subsidised by a donation from a local resident and money raised through the raffle at Community lunches.  Everyone had a wonderful time and talked non stop about the panto during the journey home. …

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PTA Christmas Market & Pea & Pie

On Saturday 8th December the PTA organised a Christmas Market. Despite the awful weather people turned out to buy that last elusive Christmas present! The event was followed by a Lantern parade and the lighting of the Christmas trees.  On Thursday 13th December the school performed its traditional Nativity. This year the title was ‘It’s …

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Chairobics

On the run up to Christmas pupils invited residents of their local community to participate in Chairobic activities delivered by Mrs P Grant at the school. Some of  youngest pupils form the school took great care demonstrating actions to the residents trying to ensure that they didn’t over exert themselves.  This was followed by the …

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‘It’s A Party’

On Thursday 13th December the pupils performed the Nativity to a capacity audience in St Giles Church, Hartington. The performance had the traditional Mary & Joseph, Angels, Kings, shepherds and inn keepers each telling their part of the story. Herod’s evil spies even came to the party.  The church display ‘Let there be Peace’ is …

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RE Workshop

Hartington Primary School hosted an RE workshop for local church schools on Thursday 29th November.  The workshop was organised by the Diocese in conjunction with ‘Blue Coats Academy’  from Nottingham. Students in years 7 -11 ran workshops for the primary pupils focussing on three world faiths – Christianity, Islam and Hinduism.  The primary pupils were …

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