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

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

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 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

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

Chair of Governors Blog: WHAT HAS YOUR GOVERNING BODY BEEN DOING?

Governors have again been busy on your behalf: Monitoring: We have been monitoring progress in relation to School Improvement Priorities including carrying out learning walks, book scrutiny, pupil conferencing and data reviews focusing on our SEND and Pupil Premium children, and reading. It is always a pleasure to be in school and meet with pupils.

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Posted in March 2017

What have we done to improve our school this year? – February 2016

Governors have monitored the key priorities of the school improvement plan on their regular visits and held school leaders to account. Key Issue 1: Raise achievement of all groups of pupils in reading Improve the quality of teaching and the use of assessment to ensure that pupils’ skills in reading accuracy, fluency and comprehension are

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Posted in February 2017

School Improvement Priorities

Want to know more about Cherrywood’s School Improvement Priorities for this year?  Click here.

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Posted in January 2017