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Lockerbie 2019 - Day 3

After a well needed lie in, we have enjoyed a rain free day. We’ve all taken part in lots of harness activities and most of us are feeling really confident on the more daring sessions. We all have the ‘High Ropes’ tomorrow so that will…
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Lockerbie 2019 - Day 2

Everyone woke up raring to go this morning, and then the rain descended. But it didn’t put off our children, who seemed to enjoy our activities all the more. Today we have abseiled, been up to the rifle range, mastered our fencing skills and…
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Lockerbie 2019 - Day 1

We’ve had a lovely and sunny first afternoon in Lockerbie. The children have enjoyed playing games on the green in front of the manor and then we have split into our separate groups for our final activities of the day. We’ve taken part in…
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SSP Sportability Event

Today, 10 of our KS2 children visited the Pink Gym at Spennymoor Leisure Centre to take part in a Sportability event ran by the SSP which involved using lots of the gym’s apparatus.  The children had a great time and came back to school thoroughly…
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SSP Disability Sports Day

This week children took part in a Disability Sports Day where they got to try some new activities.  KS1 tried their hand at Boccia and KS2 had taster sessions for Seated Volleyball.  The children found it interesting, if a little tricky, to…
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Book and Bagel

Our school is proud to have joined the government’s National School Breakfast Programme (NSBP), which is being delivered by the charities Family Action and Magic Breakfast. As a NSBP School we are pleased to offer a healthy breakfast,…
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Year 5 - Coding Workshop

Today, Year 5 have enjoyed a coding workshop where they have been able to have a go at coding a robot. They programmed their robots to move around a track, light up and even to give a message! Year 5 have loved the workshop and have gained…
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Netball News

This week saw the final night for our Netball League.  Our team have played against other schools in a league for the past three weeks and although it has been tough they have been amazing ambassadors for St. Charles.  We have been beyond…
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Learning Outside the Classroom (LOTC)

It has been a fantastic half term for KS2 pupils that participate in learning outside the classroom (LOTC) sessions. The new outdoor classroom is a great addition to the school and has already been well used. Please ensure that children have…
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Destination Judo

Last week, we were lucky enough to receive taster sessions from local Judo Club, Destination Judo.  Children in Years 1-6 took part and everyone had a great time and learnt some new skills.  Destination Judo visiting us is always one of our…