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  1. SMAT Enterprise Challenge WINNERS!

    We were delighted to be named the winners of the inaugural SMAT Enterprise Challenge event today. We sent a team  of young business men and women  to compete against the finest from the other Trust schools. The team – The Darfield Drummers – had worked hard to create  a pitch based around marketing a music Continue…

  2. Carols around the Christmas Tree

    What a lovely finale to our Christmas celebrations here in school. Parents were entertained by a medley of songs from all Year Groups, the bell ringers performed 2 new tunes and there was the opportunity for parents to join in as well. It was beautiful and I was once again very proud to be Head Continue…

  3. Foundation Stage Stay and Play

    This was another fantastic opportunity for our FS parents to ‘Stay and Play’ with their children. All enjoyed the Christmas crafts and activities. We had some fantastic comments from the parents:   Stay and Play comments “Lovely to be able to come and see what the children get up to. The staff have really good Continue…

  4. Foundation Stage Nativity

    Parents were wowed by a fantastic Nativity produced by the children of our Foundation Stage. The acting and singing were wonderful – some lovely memories were made for the audiences of 78 and 60 over two performances. What super comments: “Absolutely Fantastic Loved every minute of it.” “Brilliant really enjoyed it.” “Lovely play very emotional.” Continue…

  5. Y4 and Y5 Christmas Showcase Enterprise Project

    We were all entertained by a wonderful medley of Christmas songs as part of the Year 4 and 5 Showcase. This was part of their Enterprise Project to raise funds to subsidize future school trips. To date they have raised over £300! DVDs of the event are available to order – they have already proved Continue…

  6. Carol Service at Church

    What a wonderful Carol Service we had at Church. It was lovely to see so many parents there and they were treated to a very memorable occasion complete with a full Nativity cast and performances from our Bell Ringers. Thanks to Reverend David for leading such a beautiful service.  

  7. The adventures of Elfred

    We have had a very special visitor at school this December…..an elf! Elfred has been up to all sorts of mischief and the children have been captivated and mystified by his antics.

  8. KS1 Nativity with special guests from Thornhill House

    What a wonderful performance of Humph, the camel! Parents absolutely loved it as did the residents of Thornhill House who were our special guests. What lovely comments about our KS1 Nativity “Most enjoyable well done to everyone” “Beautiful nativity lovely to see the children enjoy themselves. Well done!” “Really enjoyed the play lovely to watch Continue…

  9. Thrive Status achieved

    We are delighted to say that we have been awarded Thrive status as a school. The following is a brief description of what the Thrive Approach is all about: The Thrive Approach What does it take to develop healthy, happy, confident children who are ready and open to learning? Recent advances in neuroscience, attachment theory Continue…

  10. Passchendaele 100

    On the 100th anniversary of the end of the battle of Passchendaele we had our Remembrance Service in school and used the centenary as the focus. Later in the day our School Ambassadors and Year 6 laid a wreath at the grave of Private Joseph Wigley in our local church yard. Private Wigley was wounded Continue…