Welcome to the news and events section for John Clare Primary School.

Lots of exciting things are always happening in school; and as this new website grows, we aim to keep you informed of everything that has taken place and what’s coming soon!




Torpel’s Stay and Share Class Assembly – Thursday 9th February 2017

Posted by SarahNicolson - February 3, 2017 - Uncategorized

Please be reminded that it is our class assembly on Thursday 9th February 2017. We would love to see as many of you there as possible as we will be reviewing our learning so far this term. A stay and share session will follow the assembly – we can’t wait to show our parents what […]

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Whole School Learning Log – Christmas Advent Calendar

Posted by SarahNicolson - November 16, 2016 - Uncategorized

Whole School Learning Log Set: Wednesday 16th November 2016                        Due: Monday 28th November 2016 CHRISTMAS ADVENT CALENDAR! It is that time of the year again! Very soon we will begin the countdown to Christmas with our whole school advent calendar in the hall and we need your pictures! Please decorate the A4 piece of paper […]

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Torpel – Basketball Festival – 4th October 2016

Posted by SarahNicolson - October 3, 2016 - News

Just a quick reminder about tomorrow’s Basketball Festival at AMVC.  As we will not be back in school until the end of lunch-time, please ensure that your child has a packed lunch. The children will also need a labelled water bottle and their full outdoor PE kit (it would also be advisable to send them […]

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02 and NSPCC

Posted by WendyCooke - September 7, 2016 - Uncategorized

02 and NSPCC are running sessions for parents in the Queensgate shop regarding online safety for children.  The first session is happening this Thursday (8th September) from 6:30 to 8pm for anyone interested.

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Have a look at Sharifa’s amazing Learning Log on the Torpel page.

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Torpel’s Class Assembly – 11th February 2016

Posted by SarahNicolson - February 5, 2016 - Uncategorized

Dear Parents/Carers, Just a quick note to remind you that it is our Class Assembly next Thursday (11th February). This will be followed by an opportunity to Stay and Share in the class. We hope that you are able to join us as your child is very much looking forward to sharing their learning with […]

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New videos added for Torpel, Broadwheel and Buttercross

Posted by headteacher - December 8, 2015 - Uncategorized

Please have a look at the class web pages for the latest videos of class assemblies and Broadwheel’s dance festival.

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Torpel’s Christmas Fayre

Posted by SarahNicolson - November 27, 2015 - Uncategorized

On Friday 4th December 2015, from 2:30-4:00pm, Torpel Class are holding their annual Christmas Fayre in the school hall. We are raising money for the Friends of John Clare School (towards a new climbing frame) and for the WWF because we want to help save the polar bears from extinction. We have learnt that polar […]

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Torpel’s Maths Videos

Posted by headteacher - November 12, 2015 - Uncategorized

The children in Torpel have been creating their own tutorial videos to help each other with Maths.

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School council video uploaded to their page

Posted by headteacher - October 23, 2015 - Uncategorized Read More