This week in brief…

Welcome back! Monday:  INSET (school closed) Tuesday: First day back after the summer break As it is the first week back we don’t have any parent events or training courses in school time as teachers are getting to know their new classes. Reading diaries will go out before the end of the week (they are

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Posted in September 2017

Sports Day June 2017

Thank you to all who came along to support a very sunny Sports Day.   It was a real scorcher so thank you for being understanding about us cutting things short. Ash, Chestnut and Elm classes took part in various activities which included ladder run, beanbag in hoops and stepping stone. The children were all collecting

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Posted in June 2017

Year 1 Maths Workshop

Thanks to all of the parents from Chestnut class that attended our maths workshop yesterday! The children loved having their parents in and it was really useful to show you how we support children learning number facts and provide you with more information about the curriculum. See the photos at the bottom of the page to

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Posted in April 2017

Wild West Drama – Ash, Chestnut and Elm classes

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Posted in April 2017

This week in brief

This week Monday: Year 2 Maths Workshop Tuesday: Year 1 Maths Workshop Wednesday: Year 4 Ukelele Concert @ 9.20am; Year 4 Exhibition @ 10am; Year R Maths Workshop Friday: Year 6 Maths Workshop. Also, teachers are attending training for PE & Writing Moderation.

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Posted in April 2017

Extraordinary Science Fair!

Pupils shared an eye opening, awe inspiring experience with their parents on Wednesday afternoon.   Ash Class (R) Ria: We put milk and colouring on a plate and put fairy liquid in on a cotton bud.  The colour spread! Chestnut Class (1) Eli: We had to put an egg in a bag and try to wrap

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Posted in March 2017

Sing Up Afternoon at Cherrywood

On Wednesday March 22nd Cherrywood School celebrated Sing Up Day, a special day set aside to celebrate the power of music through singing. Groups from across the world, from Primary Schools to Secondary Schools, community choirs to families, came together to sing the Sing Up Anthem ‘Let Love Shine Through’ a song celebrating individuality, uniqueness

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Posted in March 2017

Come and join your child in maths!

In the next few weeks all classes will have joint pupil-parent maths session run by their class teacher and Miss Culverhouse (Maths Leader at Cherrywood). You will soon receive an invitation from your child with all of the details.  We urge you to come along, find out what your child needs to learn this year

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Posted in March 2017

Chestnut Class Travel to Milestones Museum!

Chestnut class had an amazing time in Milestones ; all the adults were very proud of their behaviour, the positive attitude they showed towards learning about different things and how inquisitive they were when asking questions about the artefacts. We were looked after Katherine who took us to a 1930’s kitchen. Katherine said “Your class

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Posted in March 2017

Chestnut Class know their facts!!!

Chestnut class have been working hard with Mrs Gurung and Mrs Lord to learn their number facts this year.  I was really impressed to see how their recall of addition facts was getting quicker and more accurate.  You can support your child improve their speed of recall of the addition facts using this game… practise

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Posted in March 2017

Year 1 Parent Maths Workshop

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Posted in March 2017

Multi-Skills Event (KS1)

Pupils from year 1 and 2 went to Samuel Cody yesterday to take part in a multi-skills sports event yesterday!  They had a brilliant time and cannot wait to join in the next event. Children really enjoyed taking part in the variety of games: dribbling and scoring a goal, rolling a ball to hit the

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Posted in March 2017

With great practise, comes great reading. Year 1 – Superhero Reading Workshop

Thanks to the many year 1 parents who attended the Superhero Reading Workshop today.  Pupils simply loved having their parents in school reading to them! The information that Mrs Gurung shared in the session can be found here: Year 1 Reading Workshop Chestnut.  All parents were given a bookmark with question prompts that they can ask their child. 

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Posted in February 2017

Year 1: PE – Gymnastics

Today Chestnut class have been learning about actions and shapes in gymnastics.  They have been focussing on- Identifying and using simple gymnastics actions and shapes. Applying basic strength to a range of gymnastics actions. Beginning to carry basic apparatus such as mats and benches. Recognising like actions and linking them.

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Posted in February 2017

Year 1 Parent Superheroes Reading Event

Chestnut Reading Poster for parents

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Posted in January 2017

Whole School Transition Day

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Posted in January 2017

Red Nose Day

Letter to parents

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Posted in January 2017

Year 1 Summer Term Assembly

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Posted in January 2017

Year 1 Spring Term Class Exhibition

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Posted in January 2017

Year 1 Trip to Milestones Museum

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Posted in January 2017