As the days get ever shorter, Cycling Steve has been reminding us of the need to ‘Be Bright, Be Seen’ when out on our bikes in winter. This picture, taken in the hall with the lights off, is a great way of seeing what a difference it makes if we remember to wear reflective clothing […]
Thank you all so much for getting into the superhero spirit on Friday, and for your donations and buns. As you can see from the gallery below, we had a lot of fun in our costumes! We will of course let you know how much we raised once the final total has been counted.
Over the past couple of days a rather moving new display has gone up in school, as one at a time pupils have added their own contributions to our tree of poppies. We have talked about the present installation of ceramic poppies at the Tower of London, and every child observed the silence this morning […]
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.
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.