Katie Harper, mother of Robin and Alex is taking part in a fundraiser for three hospices - Eden Valley, Bluebell Wood and St Oswald's in Newcastle. She and a team of runners/walkers plan to cover the 84 miles of Hadrian's Wall in three days. If you would like to donate please visit:
Welcome to warwick bridge mr mayor!
We were very pleased to welcome Mr Stephen Layden, Mayor of Carlisle, to school this month. It was great to see Mr Layden as he had previously been a governor at the school. Here are a few pictures of his visit.
have a look at our new adventure playground
Every pupil had a go at decorating an egg on this year's theme - Animals. There were so many great entries it was hard to pick winners. Well done everyone.
warwick bridge music ensemble take the music ensemble 1st place at Carlisle music festival -
11th March 2016
Our five band members are as pleased as can be with their first place at the Carlisle and District Festival of Music and Drama. They played two tunes - Dr Who theme and Jamaican Rhumba. Their style of playing did enough to ensure the judge awarded them the top prize. Many thanks to Mr Hemingway and Mrs Trenell for all their hard work and time with the band. Have a look at the photos of our winning band members.
sport relief 2016 - march 18th
Miss Day organised a 'Fifteen Minute Frenzy' of running around a course the Year 4 pupils had set up on the grass. Lots of adults joined in and everyone was very energetic. We raised well over £100 for Sport Relief - have a look at the pictures.
world book day - march 3rd 2016
We held a Mad Hatter's Tea Party, wore mad hats and dressed as our favourite characters. Have a look at our pictures.
warwick bridge corn mill open evening - 9th February 2016
warwick bridge corn mill visit
Have a look at the photos from our open evening. We had many visitors and exhibitions of:
All of our pupils had the opportunity to visit the Corn Mill at Warwick Bridge with Elanor Johnson from the North of England Civic Trust. everyone came away from the visit with something new to think about. We are looking forward to planning a lot of work on this for the next few weeks of term.
Flood relief 2015
Many thanks to the pupils and adults who brought items in for the Flood Relief Appeal. Mr Ashton has taken all the items to the reception centre on Fusehill Street where they were gratefully received. Here are some of our Year 6 pupils helping to load the donations.
Well done to our girls’ football team who took part in the indoor Sands Centre 5 a side tournament last weekend. Mrs Power said everyone tried their best against some stiff opposition. The girls really enjoyed it and are looking forward to future tournaments.
Well done to our nine swimmers who represented the school at the Brampton Consortium gala held on Friday 12th February. Three of our team made it to a final and everyone did their best.
Use this link to access more information about this year's tests:
Have a look at these two videos that help to explain the new style SATs to be taken in May 2016.
arriving at school
Please be aware that access to the playground in the morning is from 8.30am. This is sometimes slightly later on a Monday if the staff briefing is longer than usual. Pupils, parents and carers are asked to wait for a member of staff to arrive at the front of school before any pupil walks down the side of school. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.
On Monday 8th February we welcomed pupils and staff from Castle Carrock School who presented an assembly on Internet Safety. This added to the work pupils did in this regard on Internet Safety Day – 9th February.
We had a great time on Shrove Tuesday with the staff from the Coop. They organised a whole school pancake toss in the hall with prizes for the person in each class who tossed the pancake the most times in a minute. Have a look at the photos on the students page.
Sainsbury's and Houghton hall vouchers
We now have a collection box outside the office for the Sainsbury’s vouchers and don’t forget to ask for ‘Gardens for Schools’ vouchers if you make any purchases at Houghton Hall Garden Centre.
We are now able to accept Edenred Childcare Vouchers - our account number is P21002881.
A big congratulations to last weeks WOW Certificate recipients! For a full list of winners click here.
pupils in school
We have a number of pupil organisations up and running in school:
RotaKids – they organise fundraising activities and this year their chosen charity is the RSPCA.
School Council – 12 pupils meet to discuss issues that affect school life. This week they chose a new football kit.
Playground Buddies – the buddies organise games, look after pupils and choose their WOW awards weekly.
Prefects – the six prefects chosen are carrying out a number of tasks in and around school
It is good to see so many pupils taking part in the life of the school in such a positive way.
new parent governors
We would like to welcome Mrs Eleanor Viney, who has a daughter, Charlotte, in Year 1, and Mrs Sarah Richardson, who has a son, Harry, in Nursery, onto the Governing Body of the school.