Chair of Governor Blog July 2020

Chair of Governors’ Blog 21st July 2020 Once again, we have reached not only the end of term but also the end of another academic year. But what a strange year it has been for us all. As I said in my June blog, the school has worked tirelessly to keep the school community connected,

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Chair of Governor Blog June 2020

Chair of Governors’ Blog 2nd June 2020 It is a while since I have been in touch and in that time so much has changed. At Cherrywood however some things do not change especially the hard work and dedication of the school leadership and staff who have continued to work throughout the period of the

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Chair of Governor Blog March 2020

Chair’s Blog 17th March 2020 Governors met last night for the planned Governing Body meeting during which we discussed the school’s response to the Coronavirus both in terms of what is happening in school now to keep all school users safe, and how we can support you and your children in the event of enforced

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World Book Day 5th March 2020

We had a great day dressing up as our favourite book characters. Through out the day, each class explored a non fiction book and created a range of art and writing based on what they had read. We completed the day by all choosing a book we would like to listen to and enjoying reading

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Elm Class Warburtons Visit 13th February

Warburtons came into our class and taught us about all the different food groups and how they help our body.  We learnt about how bread was made and created our own healthy sandwich. This supported us with our Science Topic Keeping Healthy. We all were given a loaf of Warburtons bread to take home and

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Ash Class Fire Service Visit 7th February 2020

Ash Class have been learning all about the fire service as part of their “People who help us” topic this term. They really wanted to see a real fire truck so they wrote lots of letters to the fire service asking if they would come in. They were so excited to hear all about what

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Values Assemblies

Curiousity, Respect, Integrity, Resilience, Team Work and Ambition are our core Values and each week children are nominated for a value. Below are some photos from our recent assemblies. Congratulations to all who were nominated and very well done to those who earned the shield.

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Celebration Assemblies w/c 20th January 2020

Our Value this week is Curiosity and the award went to Anett from Sycamore Class for not just accepting an answer, but questioning if it is correct and if it is the only answer / explanation. Also nominated were Ryley, Shreya, Willow, Jamie & Amelie.   Our Stars of the Week were Keenan, Marcia, Arya &

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Ash Class on Road Safety Day

On Road Safety Day we learnt all about keeping safe when we are out and about. We talked about the importance of wearing a seat belt in the car and what could happen if we don’t wear one. We talked about staying safe when we are walking near roads and practised being the lollipop lady.

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Year 6 Evacuee Day

Year 6 enjoyed spending the day as World War 2 evacuees, cooking food from the time and finding out what it was like to live during this period.

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Flashing Lights!! PC Gordon Visits Ash Class

This week in Ash Class our puppet called “Muddles” went missing! We looked everywhere for him but we couldn’t find him. We wrote missing posters and put them around the school to see if anyone had seen him and wrote letters to Mrs Lewis and the Police. After he still hadn’t turned up for a

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Chair of Governors Blog – Christmas 2019

Chair of Governors’ Blog Christmas 2019 Once again, the Autumn term seems to have passed in a flash, and here we are a week away from Christmas! This has been a busy and highly successful term with Ofsted judging the school as Good. This judgement is a testament to the clear strategic leadership provided by

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Cherrywood Choir Sing for COGS

Cherrywood Choir were given the opportunity to sing at an event at The Church of the Good Shepherd. They sang so well and did the school proud. There were lots of lovely comments when they finished. One lady called them ‘a credit to the school’. They really showed all of our school values while on

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Oak Class Listen2Me Concert December 2019 Videos

Oak Class performed their concert to the school to show off the skills that they had learned using brass instruments. 

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Young Interpreter Shines with EMTAS Blog

We are very proud of Mariana, one of our yr 6 pupils who wrote her very own blog about being a Young Interpreter. It has been put on the EMTAS website (who are the Ethnic minority Traveller Achievement Service) and will also be published in January’s Young Interpreters newsletter. Mariana has been a fantastic young

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Mayfield Carol Concert December 2nd

On Monday 2nd December we performed a Carol Concert at the Mayfield Community Centre. The children sang beautifully and then waited very patiently to meet the special guest – Father Christmas – who had taken time out of his very busy schedule to meet with the children. Thanks to all those who came along to

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Nativity

Here are a few photos from the rehearsals of our recent nativity. I’m sure all who came to see the play last week would agree it was a great success and some may even have left with a slight tear in their eye! The children were very excited to perform for their families and had

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‘Save Queen Elizabeth park’

Last month Year 5 wrote to the local council , concerned about proposals that an oil company wanted to lay a fuel pipeline through Queen Elizabeth Park. The pupils letters were very well written many with an underlying message of how valuable green spaces are and showing a real concern for their local environment, for

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Elm Class Marwell Zoo Visit 19th November

Elm Class visited Marwell Zoo as part of our Science Topic.  We had a special workshop where we learnt about animal’s habitats and how different animals moved. Some of the brave members of Elm stroked Sally the Stick Insect!  Our favourite animals included: penguins, giraffes, tigers and of course the cute Red Panda.

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Marchants Hill PGL Trip November 2019

Our residential trip to PGL was an amazing experience. When we arrived, we met our group leader, Sophie, who did a fun activity with us. In fact, the week was so action packed we didn’t have time to laze around. Over the following days we tried new experiences such as zip wire, abseiling, rifle shooting

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