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

TTRS Competition Assembly

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Posted in July 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

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

This week in brief…

Year 2 are finishing off the final papers for their SATs this week. Tuesday:  Some year 5 and 6 pupils are attending a more able maths event at Towerhill. Wednesday:  Year 3 trip to Fishbourne Thursday:  Year 4 Class assembly at 2.30pm.  Year 5/6 Tri Golf Festival at Samuel Cody after school Training going on

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Posted in May 2017

This week in brief…

Pupils in year 2 are completing their maths SATs papers this week.  Find out more information about year 2 SATs on the Elm class page. We are interviewing teachers to cover maternity leave.   Tuesday: The school’s School Improvement Manager and Leading Learning Partner are observing teaching and scrutinising progress and attainment across the school with

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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

This week in brief…

Tuesday:  Year 3 Maths Parent Workshop at 2.30pm Thursday: Class Photos Friday: Year 4 Parent Maths Workshop at 2.30pm Class teachers and LSAs are completing training including; county maths advisor to support teachers in planning sequences of maths lessons, video enhanced reflective practice and subjects leaders will monitor and give feedback on their lead areas.

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Posted in April 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

Congratulations! Excellence in multiplication and division achieved by another year 4 pupil!

Ryan in year 4 is the second child in Cherrywood to be able to answer times tables questions in under a second on average.  He is now a ‘Rock Hero’ on TTRS.  A very big congratulations!!  Ryan and the rest of pupils at Cherrywood have been working very hard this year to memorise and quickly recall multiplication tables.

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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

Spotlight: Acro World Cup update

Earlier this month, a year 4 pupil, Carmen competed in the Acro World Cup!  She blogged about it here.  This is her update about how the competition went for her and her team mates! In Portugal me and my partner competed in the Maia Cup we came 6th place out of 28 so it was lucky

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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

Year 4 Parent Maths Workshop

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Posted in March 2017

Read s’more books! Year 4 Campsite Reading Workshop

(Apologies for the photos appearing upside down for some- this will be rectified as soon as possible!) A strong, lasting bond between families and children is founded on shared interests, excitement, and wonder – all of which can be achieved by reading for pleasure, which opens doorways to safely explore new worlds and concepts that

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Posted in February 2017

Investing in books for 7-11s

Recently, we have significantly extended our reading scheme for older pupils.  This will mean your child may have been a ‘free reader’ and will now be given a reading scheme book again.  We would like to re-assure you this is to ensure they are sufficiently challenged and are not freely choosing books that do not

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Posted in February 2017

Congratulations! Outstanding achievement in times tables achieved by a pupil in year 4.

Izzy D in year 4 is the first child in Cherrywood to be able to answer times tables questions in under a second on average. A very big congratulations!!  Izzy D and the rest of pupils at Cherrywood have been working very hard this year to memorise and quickly recall multiplication tables. All pupils are encouraged

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Posted in February 2017

Year 4 Parent ‘Campsite’ Reading Event

Reading workshop – Oak

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Posted in February 2017