D-Day Commemoration

D-Day Commemoration

June 11, 2024By Morag McNultyNews

This past week the children have been thinking about D-Day and what this means. During worship the children have been listening to the story ‘Finding Alfie’ by Michael Morpurgo. They have thoroughly enjoyed this story and it was commented that as they were listening to the ending ‘you could hear a pin drop’. This was … Read More

Air Ambulance Fundraising

Air Ambulance Fundraising

June 8, 2024By Morag McNultyNews

The School Council organised a sponsored “Run, Skip & Gallop” around the school playground on Friday 17th May to raise money for one of their charities of choice, the Air Ambulance service. In the morning, we had an assembly presented by Tracy Jones, of the Air Ambulance, who told the children all about the vital … Read More

Whooping Cough

Whooping Cough

June 6, 2024By Morag McNultyNews

DCC Early Years Service have issued advice to schools to pass on to their parents regarding an increase in cases of Whooping Cough across the country, and there have been some confirmed cases among Derbyshire residents. They want to promote the vaccine message, especially to pregnant women.  The vaccine is safe to be given in … Read More

Marbles & Hoops!

Marbles & Hoops!

May 3, 2024By Morag McNultyNews

The school would like to say a big thank you to the landlords of The Devonshire Arms, and parents of a child at school, for their kind donation of a set of 6 very sparkly Hula Hoops and a Marble Run Game.  The children are delighted with the new additions to the school equipment and … Read More

Primary Stars PE Festival

Primary Stars PE Festival

May 3, 2024By Morag McNultyNews

The EYFS and KS1 children enjoyed a morning at Parwich taking part in the Fundamentals Festival organised by Primary Stars. They were lucky enough to have a lovely sunny day for their fun games too!    

School’s Together

School’s Together

April 18, 2024By Katie BartholomewNews

Hartington and Biggin children came together again on Thursday 21st March for their termly ‘School’s Together’ event hosted by members from the church and community. The children and staff look forward and immensely enjoy the activities, songs and chat whilst enjoying juice and biscuits. The theme for the session was Easter and Holy Week which … Read More

Easter Service – Monday 25th March 2024

Easter Service – Monday 25th March 2024

April 18, 2024By Katie BartholomewNews

The Easter Service took place on Monday 25th March in St. Giles’ Church in front of a congregation of families, community and friends of the school. The children and RE co-ordinator had worked extremely hard planning a most poignant re-telling of the Easter Story, which is often said to be the most important story in … Read More

STEM Day with Dave Lydford

STEM Day with Dave Lydford

April 18, 2024By Katie BartholomewNews

It seems almost everyone enjoys playing with ‘Lego; and the children here at Hartington are no exception and on Monday 18th March they enjoyed a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Day. This was delivered by Dave Lydford, who built the world’s first Wells Dressing, all from 20,000 pieces of Lego! The children enjoyed building … Read More

Comic Relief

Comic Relief

April 2, 2024By Katie BartholomewNews

On Friday 15th March children all over the country were celebrating the annual event of ‘Comic Relief’. The children were invited to ‘Dress their best,’ but wear an item of red for a £1. The school raised forty pounds for this very worthwhile charity. Katie Kitchen, the school’s catering supervisor made a delicious lunch of … Read More

World Book Day!

World Book Day!

April 2, 2024By Katie BartholomewNews

Children’s love and enjoyment of reading is always evident on World Book Day and this year was no exception. On Thursday 7th March the staff and children were invited to dress in any book character they liked and admired then to take a photograph of themselves reading in an unusual place! ‘Katie Kitchen’ dressed as … Read More