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 5 trip to Lulworth Cove

Pine Class enjoyed a day at Lulworth Cove finding out about coastal erosion. The view of Durdle Door and the rock pooling were definite favourites. A great time was had  by all.

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Posted in June 2017

Miller’s Ark Trip – Ash Class

We had an amazing time today at Miller’s Ark farm! We went into the goat and the pig pens and sat and stroked them. The pigs were very noisy because they were hungry, so we had to feed them. We also went into the donkey pen and helped brush all their extra fur away. Then

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Posted in June 2017

This week in brief…

Another busy week planned for the pupils of Cherrywood this week!   Year 1 pupils will be taking their phonics screening test this week.   It will be completed with Mrs Lewis on a one-to-one basis.  Find out more information about the test here. Year 6 writing will also be externally moderated. Schools and local authorities (LAs)

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Posted in June 2017

SATS TESTS

  Year 6 children will be taking their SATS tests next week at school. All year 6 children are invited to attend breakfast club at school next week free of charge. The children in Year 2 will also be taking tests this month at school; if you have any appointments booked for your child during

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Posted in May 2017

Key Stage 2 Maths Parent Workshops

What a whirlwind start to the summer term! Miss Culverhouse has already completed the last three maths parent workshops with year 3, 4 and 5! Thank you to all that attended.  You would have been provided with a copy of your child’s maths curriculum and the school’s current calculation policy.  These can also be found

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Posted in May 2017

Oak Class Show Off!

Yesterday children from Oak Class had the opportunity to show their parents the exciting things they had learned in music and topic this term. The morning started with a ukulele show with the children performing to parents some of their skills learnt this term playing the instrument. The concert was followed by a classroom exhibition

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Posted in April 2017

What has your governing body been doing?

Chair of Governors Blog Update – April 2017 Events Since my last blog a number of governors have been in school meeting with you and your children. Several of us attended the Science Fair and E-safety events on 29th March. What a great afternoon we – and it seems the pupils – had! Pupils of

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Posted in April 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

Year 5 orbit into space for their exhibition!

On Tuesday 28th March, parents were invited into school so that the children could share the amazing work that they had been doing for their topic on the solar system. Some amazing models had been produced and the children thoroughly enjoyed the space theme!

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Posted in April 2017

Year 2 Maths Parent Workshop

Thanks to all of the parents from Elm 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

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Posted in April 2017

Year 5 go to watch Oliver at Fernhill

On Thursday, Pine Class were invited to watch Oliver at Fernhill Language College.The class had been studying extracts from Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist, so they were excited to see the story come to life.There was some amazing singing and acting and all of the children had a thoroughly enjoyable time. Many thanks to Fernhill for

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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

Cherrywood E-Safety Event

We held a short E-safety event to support parents in promoting online safety. Nick Edwards from Harrap ran the session with Mr Welsh. It was a really useful afternoon and we saw so many parents engaging in discussion with their children about the online world. Children battled against their parents in a quick quiz to

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Posted in March 2017

A Special Visitor in Ash Class! A big thanks to Harper Asprey Wildlife Rescue….!

Ash Class had a visit from Harper Asprey Wildlife Rescue this morning. They met a baby hedgehog and learned all about what they need to survive:

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Posted in March 2017

Year 3/4 Tag Rugby

On Thursday 23rd March, Mrs Gurung and Miss Maultby took 9 children from Year 3 and 4 to the Interschool Tag Rugby event at Samuel Cody. They all had a brilliant experience and the progression of skills was clear in every game. There was some great team work taking place and the children really enjoyed learning

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Posted in March 2017

Elm Class Assembly

On Thursday Elm performed in their Class Assembly giving everyone a chance to discover what they had been up to throughout the year so far. They told us school trips to Farnborough Library and Marwell Zoo. They gave facts on their History topics and interviewed Samuel Cody and performed a play about how the Great Fire

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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