Huge congratulations to the pupils and staff on their exciting victory in this morning’s Humber Games at the indoor arena at the KC Stadium. The pupils beat the top primary schools from the East Riding, Hull, North and North East Lincolnshire to be crowned champions for 2014. Well done.
There is great excitement and activity down in Foundation Stage today, as our eggs are starting to hatch. It has been a wonderful learning experience for our younger children as they share the wonder of new life together.
This week all our KS2 pupils invaded York, helping bring our work on Vikings to a close. Artifact handling, story telling, belt making and discovering the sights and smells of Jorvik were just some of the activities the children took part in during the history-filled visits.
As part of the Hull University Engagement Week 2014, four of our Year 6 pupils were invited to compete in a maths challenge against 12 other local schools, and we are delighted to say they came home with the winners trophy! The team did a great job in representing the school, and putting their maths […]
Yesterday the whole school got sporty to help raise money for Sport Relief 2014. Dressed in their sports gear, the children took part in 8 fun-filled fitness activities to support the cause. Thank you for all your kind and generous donations.
This is what Walkington school is all about. Thank you to everyone in KS2 who has looked after our friends from KS1 while we have been all mixed up in different classes this week – we are very proud of you.
To coincide with the start of the olympics, we’ve been focusing on teamwork with everyone working with different year groups and teachers to complete tasks in science, art, music, DT and PE. It has been wonderful to see the older children coaching the younger ones, while also challenging themselves to do as well as they […]
It looks like these boys are thoroughly enjoying the chance to get into the kitchen and get baking. And they made the entrance hall smell lovely too. Well done boys.
Our musical friend Mr Rooke is working with Y5/6 at the moment, composing some ‘soundscapes’ based on our ice and snow topics. It’s a great opportunity for everyone to pick up their instruments and join in, and lovely to see so many children enjoying making music and singing along. Thank you Mr Rooke.
As part of our ‘Lands of Ice and Snow’ theme, pupils in KS2 were fortunate to spend time last week with climber Ben Heason. In 2005, Ben was a lead climber on an international team who made the much heralded first free-climbed ascent of the main wall of Angel Falls in Venezuela. As the highest […]
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.