Year 5 is a wonderful year to watch the children achieve great success. The curriculum is varied, creative and yet increasingly demanding. New skills are taught and we improve one’s already acquired. Homework builds up, and children are expected to become more independent in their learning. That all being said, the topics are inviting and, hopefully inspiring to all pupils.
We find that pupils rise to the challenge as they are heavily praised and celebrated for their efforts, everyone is treated individually and encouraged to reach their full potential. Any children who are showing to have educational difficulties are supported, and where possible intervention put into place. Our higher achievers are recognised and expected to strive for the stars. Pastoral care in Year 5 is important as hormones can be starting to surface! We ensure that a good relationship is built with parents and children are supported through times of need. Plenty of time is given to personal, social and cultural learning about themselves and others.
Mr Gorst is an Apprentice Teaching Assistant who is working throughout school most specifically in our EYFS setting and Infants.
Mr Watson provides support through the school support our children. During the lunch time session he offers sports opportunities for our children in the Infants and Juniors.
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 […]
Term will start on the Tuesday 4th September. We look forward to welcoming our pupils at the start of the new term on Tuesday morning.
The junior children have performed a superb production of ‘Pirates of the Curry Bean’ in the Harlequin theatre. What a fantastic end of the year for our Year 6 children and another opportunity to celebrate their talents with the other children. The show had various surprises and was an amazing combination of song, dance and […]
St Mary’s played host to Sedbergh Primary School on the QES astroturf for a couple of excellent football matches. Both schools brought two well-matched teams who played with skill, determination and pride for two very long halves; needless to say, the oranges and drinks were well needed by the end! Mr Watson, who trained both […]
What a wonderful day of athletic competition at Sedbergh Prep. Our school came second with over 27 first places. Well done to all of our athletics team.
Well done to all of our children who took part in sports day this week. The weather was good and the children really demonstrated our school values today.
Mrs Gladwinfield will be spending the next four weeks in Kenya. She will be working in a primary school near Gilgil along with Mrs Highton. They have already been working in the school with classes of 60 children many of whom walk 10Km to attend the school.
Year 5 have had a lovely PE session in the sunshine. It was the first time on the field : a bit like letting ‘Pit Ponies ‘out for the summer! The new equipment went down very well, lots of new skills to be learnt. May the good weather continue!
Congratulations to Joseph, James and Alexander who represented school at the Pendle NW School Championships recently. They faced bitter conditions with strong winds and snow at times. James got a 10th position and Alexander 19th position for their individual races. Joseph came 4th out of 9 in his category but then went on to win a trophy […]
The Year 5 girl’s science group are in high spirits this week! They are gathering momentum for National Science week on 12th March. High on the agenda, is planning an assembly on the more serious issue of how girls/women are drastically under represented in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) industry. If this wonderful bunch […]
We are pleased to announce that we will have a visit from the founders of the Noah Initiative on March 13th to hear about the work they are doing in Kenya. Mrs Neale recently went out to Kenya to visit the project and shared her experiences.
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