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The Pupil’s Blog page gives children the opportunity to write about recent events, visits and activities that they have enjoyed; including favourite parts, their friends comments and photos too.

We hope that you enjoy reading about the fun and educational activities that we take part in at school, in the local community and beyond.

Roman Invasion of Britain

Spring term 2017 – Pupils in upper KS2 have been studying the Romans. This has been a cross curricular project and will culminate in a visit to the Urban Study Centre in Chesterfield with Mrs Wildgoose and Mrs Flower. Jacob wrote: During this term we have been learning about Celtic Britain in the Iron Age …

Singing2gether

Concert at Pilsley School – 29th November 2016 Jacob wrote: Finally the day came, to visit Pilsley Primary School, to perform in a concert with three other schools: The three other schools were Pilsley, Curbar, and Taddington. We took the whole school because we are so small, 16 in total. The other schools only had …

150th Celebration of Our School Being Opened

  Maddie Emily Wager wrote: On Saturday, 9th of July we celebrated the school being open for 150 years. We first met at school, after that we made our way to the village hall to perform our concert in front of the Duke. We did some voice exercises to get our voices ready for singing. …

British Heart Foundation

Ellie writes: On Friday the 22nd January we held a presentation for the British Heart Foundation swim that we participated in on Saturday the 10th of October at the Arc Swimming Pool in Matlock. After the swim we had a little party with scrumptious food. This was made by Mrs Mellor and Mrs Wager. Some …

Celebrating 150 years

Ruby Debes wrote: We celebrated the 150th anniversary on the 9th of July 2016. The 12th Duke of Devonshire was invited to come and he did. The thing I enjoyed the most was the family tree which we all enjoyed making. I painted the bright blue boxes for the numbers 2016 or 1866. I loved …

Basketball Tournament

George writes: On Tuesday 19th January Josh, Sam, Ellie, Ruby, Jacob and I went to Q.E.Gs to take part in a Basketball tournament. On the way Ms Gardener gave us sweets although she shouldn’t have! I think we did really well because we played as a team and only lost one match against to Park …

Christmas Dinner and Party

Jacob writes: On the 18th December we had Community Lunch at school, but that day it wasn’t a normal day … It was the last day of term and it was the day of our Christmas Dinner. Parents, people from the local community and governors came too and we had a huge and tasty meal …

Pantomime

Ruby writes: On Wednesday 16th December we went to the pantomime in Buxton to see Aladdin. We got ready to get into Mrs Blackwell, Mrs Flower, Mrs Teeboon and Daniel Blackwell’s car. I was in Dan’s car and on the way we got a scrumptious lollipop. When we got there we walked down to the …

Nativity, Pea and Pie Supper

Josh writes: On Thursday 10th of December at night we were doing the nativity and I had butterflies in my tummy it was so nerve-racking. The time came and we lined up at the back of the church to get ready to go on stage. We went up on stage and we started singing our …

World War 1, Women at War

Sam writes: On Wednesday the 11th of November Bell Kerr a member of the local community and Winifred came into Hartington School to teach the children about the history of women roles in the wars. Bell was a Radio Mechanic who fixed radios which had been broken during the war and she got them working …

Orlando – Florida

Maddie writes: On the 17th October 2015 I went to London and stayed at the Hilton Hotel, to begin my life changing trip to Orlando, Florida. I felt a little bit nervous, because it was an 8 hour flight and I hadn’t flown before. I went with an organisation called “Dream Flights” and lots of …

Roller coasters with Sean by George

George writes: For the last two weeks on a Monday, Sean from Clever Cloggers has come to our school and we have busily made two exquisite roller coasters. We were split into two teams of 3 and 4. Josh said: “It was excellent making the roller coasters.” Jacob said: “I had lots of fun creating …

City farm visit by Josh

Josh writes: On the 17:11:15 we went to Lowfield Primary School and we visited a city farm. We looked at lots of different animals. First we looked at some pigs and there was a female pig called Ethel and she had lots of other friends. They were a rare breed of pig called a Large …

Lowfield Primary School visit by Jacob

Jacob reports: On Tuesday 17th November we visited Lowfield Primary School and went to a beautiful Mosque. George said that “The stunning decorations in the Mosque filled his mind with joy.” Josh said: “The tour guide in the Mosque was very informative.” He told us about the Mosque and what happened in it. Jacob said: …

HYPAC by Ruby

Ruby reports: HYPAC is on every Monday; it starts at 5.30 and ends at 7.30. It is an activity club that is held at school. This week we did archery in Hartington Village Hall. If you hit the balloon you scored ten points. I hit a balloon and then I hit a bull’s eye. Mrs …

Blue Monday by Ellie

Ellie reports: On the 16th November it was Blue Monday. We all went to our fabulous school in our blue tops and bottoms. All day we learnt about anti-bullying and why some children/adults don’t want to go to their school/work on a Monday. My friend Ruby said: “Lots of people had tear drops on their …

Children In Need by Maddie

 Maddie reports: On Friday 13th November our school dressed up in sports kits to raise money for Children In Need. We paid a pound for the privilege. I dressed as an exceptionally good football player called Raheem Sterling.  We also invited the community to join us for our scrumptious lunch. We played two games of …

Robot Blog by Sam

Sam says: Every Monday Sean comes in from Clever Cloggers and he brings in robots, which we are learning how to programme. Initially we controlled them by using a remote. You pushed the leavers forward for the robot to go forward and sideways to make it turn. We have now progressed to use a programme …