Halton Castle and St Mary's Church - Year 1 and 2

On Thursday 6th July children in years 1 and 2 enjoyed a visit to Halton castle and St Mary's Church.








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Norton Priory - Foundation Stage

On Friday 30th June Foundation Stage children enjoyed a visit to Norton Priory Museum and gardens where they participated in a 'Going on a Bear Hunt' and 'Jack and the Beanstalk' session.


Summer fayre

On Friday 23rd June we will be hosting our annual summer fayre. Please keep a eye out for letters going home with your child regarding the fundraising event.  Thank you


Kwik Cricket Tournament

On Wednesday 14th June 2017, Alex Edwards-Burgess, Alfie White, Caitlin Evans, Curtis Whiteley,  Layla McNulty, Charoltte Anderson, Kimberley Hignett, Sophie Martin, Keira Pickavant and Lily Williamson all took part in a Kwik cricket tournament ant Runcorn Cricket Club.

The children displayed great sportsmanship and had a enjoyable day.





Norton Priory - Year 1

On Wednesday 24th May year 1 went on a trip to Norton Priory Museum and Gardens as part of their curriculum work.  In the morning the children went on a mini beast hunt and were shown how to pond dip for underwater mini beast. "I liked the pond dipping best because we found an underwater stick insect" said Jonathon Pereira-Rhoden 

After lunch the children searched for mini beast in mud trays using brushes and magnifying glasses. Riley Woodward said "My favourite was the worms......you had to look carefully"

For  further pictures of the event, please take a look at our gallery




Easter Beanies

The school Council sold Easter beanies at break times. We raised an amazing ...........£148.37.......... Well Done!!



Lin McNulty - Retirement


On Friday 31st March, our longest serving member of staff Lin McNulty will be retiring after almost 29 years of working in the school kitchen. In that time, she has helped serve up dinners for literally thousands of children and has always been an integral and valued member of the team. We are sure you would like to join us in wishing Lin a happy, healthy and certainly well-earned retirement.



Red Nose Day - March 2017

Thank you to everyone for the tremendous effort made on Red Nose Day on Friday 24th March 2017. We are delighted to announce that the grand total raised by the school council was £338.10. A HUGE thank you to the children in the school council that came up with the ideas for Red Nose Day and helped with the organisation of the events, including the sale of red noses.  Thank you also to Conor Hatton, our year 3 teaching assistant who kindly agreed to have his face-painted by the children during our family assembly.

For  further pictures of the event, please take a look at our gallery.



Halton Speedstacking Championships  - March 2017

Libby Martin (Yr3), Aleisha Morris-Griffith (Yr3), Phoebe Barton (Yr4), Emily Roberts (Yr4), Jessica Scattergood (Yr5), Jasmin Wilson (Yr5), Kimberley Hignett (Yr6) and Sophie Martin (Yr6)  represented our school at the Halton Speedstacking Championships on Tuesday 21st March 2017.  The competition was held at St Peters and Pauls School. Our team worked really hard and placed 6th in the event. Well done Girls!!!

Jessica Scattergood was awarded with the fastest time out of all the year 3, 4, 5, 6 children that took part across Halton.


 




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IMPORTANT NOTICE TO PARENT/CARERS 

OFSTED INSPECTION


We have received notice from OFSTED that a 2-day inspection will take place in our school

Thursday 16th and Friday 17th March 2017

Please find below a letter to parents along with a schools inspection guide for parents

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School_Inspections_-_A_guide_for_parents

Please find below a link to parent view where you can tell Ofsted your views on the school by completing Ofsted's online survey.

 www.parentview.ofsted.gov.uk




The Pop Project - February 2017


The Pop Project visited school on Wednesday 8th March 2017 as part of our theme 'Pop Culture'.  The show involved lots of audience participation.



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Art Exhibition - February 2017

Many of you would of already been to see the wonderful Art Exhibition showcasing the work of children in schools across Halton.

The theme for the exhibition was 'Journey to....' We chose to focus on our link with South Africa for our work and we're sure you would agree that all the work on display is fantastic.

The work will remain in Halton lea till Friday 24th February so if you have not yet had chance to see it there are still a few days remaining.



Year 5 and 6 visit to Catalyst Museum - January 2017

On Friday 27th January 2017, children in year 5 and 6 spent the day at the Catalyst Museum. 

The children got the opportunity to take part in a scientific investigation event where they were able to participate in workshops. 

The children had a wonderful time.

For  further pictures of the event, please take a look at our gallery.



Table Tennis Championship  - January 2017

On Friday 20th January 2017 Louie Milne, Sophie Martin, Wojciech Klimas, Maddi Pinnington, Zakk Pinnington and A-Jay Jamieson all represented our school at the Halton Primary Schools Table Tennis Championships at Select Stadium in Widnes.

The children played exceptionally well and were runner-up's in the competition.

For  further pictures of the event, please take a look at our gallery.





Road Safety Competition - November 2016

In November, a competition took place for a road safety poster campaign. The winning poster from each Castlefields school have had their poster enlarged and displayed in the local area.

Our overall winner for our school was Rose Clarke

The police were very impressed by all the wonderful entries from our school they decided to choose a further 2 posters which belonged to Maisie Stephens and Jamie Smith.

The prize was a visit to the New Mersey Gateway Crossing.

For  further pictures of the event, please take a look at our gallery.




Application to Primary and Secondary 2017


 Primary 2017

The deadline to apply for a primary school place in September 2017 was Sunday 15th January 2017 and has now passed.

 If you have not yet applied please visit any of the Halton Direct Link Offices and complete a form there.  


 Secondary 2017

The deadline to apply for a secondary school place in September 2017 was Monday 31st October, and has now passed.

If you have not yet applied please complete the Late Admission to Secondary 2017 form and return it to Halton Borough Council at your earliest convenience. Alternatively you can visit any of the Halton Direct Link Offices and complete a form there.



Children in Need - November 2016

On Friday 18th November children and teachers at school got creative for our CRAZY HAIR DAY to raise money for Children in Need.  Please see all our wonderful pictures in our gallery.  We raised an amazing amount of £238.80 for Children in Need.