Miss Loy is our teacher, with Mrs Neale teaching us on Wednesdays, and they are supported by Mrs Mason. Year 4 is a fantastic year when we are really settling in to life in KS2 (Juniors!). We have a lot of fun and throw ourselves into learning with a ‘can do’ attitude. We our partnered with a St Peter’s CE School in Rochdale who visit us and we visit them in the year. This year we will be staying overnight in Rochdale to compare and contrast the area with our own town.
Mrs Thomas has taught in international schools prior to teaching at St Mary’s. She is currently teaching in Year 4.
I have two children who both came to St Mary’s. I started as a parent helper eleven (!) years ago when my oldest was in nursery and now work across the school supporting a number of children and staff!
I trained in Exeter and then spent six years teaching in west London before moving to France (Strasbourg) for three years with my husband’s work. I have four children, the first two being born in France. We moved to Cumbria 18 years ago and all four of my children have been through QES and the […]
We had a great representation at the County Finals, with four of our children representing school. Congratulations to all of the children Jack, Isaac, Joseph and Anna who qualified. (Well done to Freddie for qualifying but sadly he was unwell on the day). It is so exciting to be able to send four pupils to […]
Happy Valentines Day to you all. We have been sharing all of the things we love in our lives as part of our reflections this week. Why not make sure you take time to think of all of the things and people you love. Happy Valentines Day.
Well done to everyone who took part in the Spelling Bee – there were some exceptional hard words by the end of the Spelling Bee.
Recently, some of the older children attended the South Cumbria First Lego League competition in Barrow in Furness. There were 17 teams taking part and this was our school’s first year competing. The children have been working towards this for several weeks, after school and at lunchtimes. They had to deliver a presentation about an innovative […]
Thank you to everyone who attended our nativity and carol concerts at St Mary’s Church this year. Once again, the children were fantastic with their singing and acting and really helped create a wonderful atmosphere. The video contains some (slightly blurry – low light and low cameraman skills to blame!) photos of all the classes […]
We had an amazing, if slightly boggy, time raising money for St John’t Hospice with our second annual Elf Run. Everyone, from Nursery to Year 6 got their elf hats on and set off around our course with great enthusiasm. Whilst some socks and shoes may have been temporarily lost to the well placed boggy […]
Thank you for your understanding whilst we prepared for improving the markings outside of school and on the playground. You will now see that our lay by has been properly signposted to show it primarily as a drop off zone with four parking bays (see photos). Please do not park in the drop off zone […]
We are so excited to tell everyone that we have new playground markings at school. We know how excited the children are with their new playground. We are going to have some very active learners using these in lessons! Hurrah!
Today we have had a visit and question and answer time with Tim Farron who talked with our children today. We have been electing our School, Worship and Sports Councillors this week. It has been lovely to hear Tim’s responses and to hear about how passionate he is about the constituency he has represented.
Each year we celebrate European Languages Day. Each class looks at a different country and explores the languages, culture and geography. We have had a super time! Many classes like to try and explore a new country, this year Belgium was the choice of Year 6.
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