We were overwhelmed by the generosity show by the school community when we asked for harvest donations earlier this term. The school council decided to support a charity very close to home this year, with our donations going to support the work of the Trussell Trust in their efforts to fight poverty and hunger for […]
You may have seen one of our pupils out and about in a very brightly decorated car over the past week…? That is because Jess was the lucky winner of a recent picture competition run by BMW, the prize for which was to have her image of the ‘perfect family day out’ affixed to the […]
It’s national poetry day this week, and to mark the occasion we were joined in assembly today by the celebrated poet and author Gervase Phinn. Armed with a box of books and a bag of fury puppet friends, Gervase found time in his packed schedule to read to the whole school, talking about his life […]
Year 3/4 were taken by surprise when globe-trotting magician Hamish dropped in for a whistle-stop visit last Friday. In addition to putting on a show for the pupils, he also trained up a few young apprentices who now have some new tricks up their sleeves, so to speak… Thank you to Hamish for finding the […]
Gardening club got underway in the late summer sunshine today, with the Y5/6 pupils getting stuck into the area at the top of the field. This year, we have the added benefit of the new polytunnel, kindly donated by our Friends of School for use by the club and also in class lessons.
Please look out for a letter coming home today from the Friends of School committee, inviting you to take part in a new fund-raising initiative aimed at raising money for classroom computer equipment. The letter contains your unique reference number and an entry form which must be returned to the office if you wish to […]
We a delighted to hear everything is going very well over at the residential visit, with glorious weather and lots of happy smiles and achievements. We look forward to welcoming back our explorers later today and hearing all about their adventure.
We are sure you have heard already from the children, but we are delighted to tell you that the long overdue revamp of the pupil toilets is almost complete, (the rather old and grotty paper towel dispensor in the picture will be replaced, but I couldn’t wait any longer to share the improvements with you!). […]
Thank you to everyone involved in ensuring we were able to meet the Government’s pledge of offering hot lunches to all KS1 pupils, free of charge, by the first week of the Autumn term. We know that parents have had to quickly adapt to the new ordering system, and we thank you for your support […]
We would like to welcome everyone, new and old, back to school for the start of another exciting year. An extra special mention goes out to all the children and families joining us for the first time this term. There have been lots of smiles in Foundation Stage already, and everyone seems well on the […]
At Walkington School we aim to provide memorable and exciting learning opportunities within a safe and stimulating environment. We believe that Primary education should be varied, challenging and relevant to the world in which our pupils will live and work, and produce responsible citizens who are able to get the most out of life.