Events

Raft Building Activity

Date: September 21, 2017 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Wright

Class AT went to Tittesworth Reservior and worked in teams to build two rafts.  The raft building activity was linked to an English project, based on the book ‘Survive the Savage Sea’.  The students used the experience to help with the creative writing element of this project. Both teams raced each other across the reservoir….

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‘Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness’

Date: September 14, 2017 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Wright

‘Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness’  John Keats Welcome to the Autumn Term, and the return to school for many of our students, while others are joining us afresh from a variety of  schools. The whole school community is looking forward to an interesting, and exciting year ahead, as we face new challenges, and build new…

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Happy Summer Holidays!

Date: July 19, 2017 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Wright

As the Summer Term draws to a close, I have been looking back over many of the highlights and events of both this term and the academic year. Time has gone so fast, and we have seen so many students achieve success, well beyond that which we might have expected. Some young people excelled at Outdoor…

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Animal Magic !

Date: July 18, 2017 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Wright

On Wednesday 28th June, we were visited in school by Charlie from ‘Animal Magic’.  She bought a variety of interesting and unusual animals with her including meerkats, lizards, a snake, a skunk and even a Chilean rose tarantula.  All pupils in the school had the opportunity to see, hold and stroke a variety of animals with some…

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Fleur visits school…

Date: July 18, 2017 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Wright

Fleur, an assistance dog visited school recently, along with her owner. Students in a number of classes were thrilled to meet her and discover how she has been trained to help a disabled person with daily living tasks. Fleur is a working dog and she can help by fetching the post from the letter box,…

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Fishing with The Star Angling Club

Date: July 5, 2017 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Wright

This term all classes in school, have had the opportunity to take part in the fishing activity at Sammy’s Pool, Fenton, organised by the charity, the Star Angling Club. All students enjoyed themselves enormously, with some groups becoming very competitive! Students were taught how to attach bait to the hooks, cast their lines, and how…

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Class MR visit Butlins at Skegness

Date: June 27, 2017 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Wright

How lucky can you get? Miss Rothwell led a visit to Butlins, last week during the very best of hot, sunny Summer weather. Eleven students had the time of their lives enjoying a traditional seaside holiday, with a wide range of fun opportunities, including building sandcastles on the beach, paddling in the sea, rides on the funfair, swimming in…

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Eyam The plague village in The Peak District

Date: June 15, 2017 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Wright

Over the last week pupils from classes JB, MR, NB, JH and AT visited the plague village of Eyam. On arrival the students were dropped off at the church where they heard the story of how the plague was brought to Eyam in a piece of cloth from London and they saw the tomb of…

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Getting Afloat on the Beatrice Narrowboat

Date: June 12, 2017 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Wright

Our series of annual trips on The Beatrice got underway this week in very wet weather. This did not stop the intrepid explorers in Mrs Thomas’ class cruising along on the Caldon Canal, and enjoying themselves, viewing the wonderful countryside of the Staffordshire Moorlands. Harvey, Desmond, Leah and Lewis donned wet weather gear and valiantly helped…

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Manchester bomb attack

Date: May 26, 2017 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Wright

Staff and students have today joined with other schools across the country, in holding one Minute’s Silence, to honour those killed, injured and bereaved after the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester. Our thoughts are with those schools who have been directly affected by the loss of pupils and staff. May fond memories provide some comfort to…

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