SCHOOL LIFE DURING THE FIRST HALF TERM – October 2016
EASTER TECHNOLOGY DAY – 22nd March 2016
The children enjoyed a range of activities; they went on a mini beast hunt in our wildlife area, launched Superchick in space and made Easter cards and Simnel muffins.
WORLD BOOK DAY – 3rd March 2016
STORY TELLING – Parents and staff share their favourite stories with the children.
PANCAKE RACES – 9th February 2016
CHRISTMAS CAROLS AROUND THE TREE – 18th December 2015
CHRISTMAS NATIVITY AT ST. BOTOLPH’S CHURCH – 18th December 2015
CHRISTMAS PLAY – 2015 – SANTA’S ON STRIKE
Father Christmas has had enough, he doesn’t believe that children are good enough to receive any presents this year. Mrs Claus and the elves set out to prove that children are kind and caring but will they be in time?
MIDSUMMER CUSHIONS – 10th July 2015
The children commemorate the life of John Clare by laying floral ‘cushions’ around his grave and the winners of teh John Clare Society’s poetry competition are announced.
WORLD BOOK DAY – 5th March 2015
The children and staff surpassed themselves this year with their fantastic costumes. After assembly the children visited different classrooms to share their favourite books.
POETS VISIT JOHN CLARE PRIMARY – 11th November 2014
Torpel and Broadwheel were visited by Bill Taylor, Stamford Poet Laureate, and Joe Houghton. Their visit inspired the children to write their own poems.
THE RIGHT WORSHIPFUL THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF PETERBOROUGH, COUNCILLOR DAVID OVER VISITS SCHOOL – 14th July 2014
MIDSUMMER CUSHIONS – 11th July 2014
MUSIC EVENING – 10th July 2014
BIG ARTS – 30th June 2014 – 4th July 2014
TORPEL RESIDENTIAL TO LONDON – 11th-12th June 2014
Torpel had an exciting two days in London visiting museums and galleries. They also went to see Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and slept on HMS Belfast.
SPORTS DAY – 5th June 2014
SCHOOL COUNCIL CAKE SALE – 16th May 2014
School Council held a cake sale to raise funds to support Krystina. Krystina lives in Chernobyl and comes to visit Helpston every year.
WAR OF THE ROSES – 24th April 2014
Broadwheel re-enacted the War of the Roses to start their new topic on the Tudors. The class were divided into the two opposing houses and battle commenced. The House of York started the battle feeling very confident but this soon changed.
TORPEL’S GREEK TAVERNA – 24th April 2014
Torpel decided to end their Ancient Greece topic by opening their own Greek Taverna. All of the children were involved in planning, preparing and cooking the food. The menu consisted of flat breads, olive and non olive bread, rosemary roast lamb, pork souvlaki, halloumi and vegetable kebabs, roast vegetable moussaka, tzatziki, greek salad with and without feta, stuffed vine leaves, olives, watermelon and caramel oranges. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the experience, especially being able to eat outside in the glorious sunshine – just like being in Greece.
EASTER TECHNOLOGY DAY – 3rd April 2014
POP UP RESTAURANT – 28th March 2014
A number of Year 6 children planned, prepared, cooked and served a three course dinner for their families. The children cooked for 28 people and there were lots of clean plates.
JUMP ROPE FOR HEART – 20th March 2014
NETBALL AND FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT – 13th March 2014
WORLD BOOK DAY – 6th March 2014
PANCAKE RACES – 4th March 2014
MIDLAND CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP – 7th March 2014
Our Girls team came third in the championship. Well done to everyone who took part.
CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION AT ST BOTOLPH’S AND SCHOOL – 20th December 2013
CHRISTMAS LUNCH – 19th December 2013
A PRIMARY SCHOOL MUSICAL 16th – 18th December 2013
The children performed brilliantly in our Chirstmas production this year.
MUSIC EVENING 11th July 2013
A wonderful evening celebrating the musical talents of our children.
SPORTS DAY 5th June 2013
BROADWHEEL VISIT FLAG FEN 23rd May 2013
Broadwheel class visited Flag Fen to learn about being archaeologists. They had to dig through Victorian remains to discover a mosaic floor from a Roman villa.
BUSY BEE DAY 23rd May 2013
Everyone in school dressed as a pollinator or in bright colours to raise funds to buy plants for our nature zone. We all had a fantastic day and Buttercross children enjoyed filling up the tyres in preparation for our new plants.
TRADITIONAL GAMES DAY 19th March 2013
We hosted a traditional games day planned by the Rose of the Shires Trust and invited children from Northborough Primary and Peakirk-cum-Glinton Primary to join us.
EASTER TECHNOLOGY AND SCIENCE DAY 2013
WORLD BOOK DAY 2013