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Silver Fish for CAFOD

Thank you to everyone who has generously donated their silver change to our CAFOD collection. Today the charity committee used the coins to make this huge silver fish to fit with the CAFOD project, 'Turn little fish into big fish'. See the CAFOD website at www.cafod.org.uk/primary for more…

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Posted by Claire Dickinson on 29 March 2017

Category: Headteacher Blog


Extreme Reading at Cathedral Primary School

Thank you to all our families who entered our Extreme Reading challenge-you are all winners in our eyes! Click below to see how amazing our children are at extreme reading...

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Posted by Shiralee Grierson on 3 March 2017

Category: Headteacher Blog


Pilkington pottery workshop

We had a wonderful morning learning all about pottery and how the university were creating 3D  images using a 3D scanner. It was fascinating to see real life objects being created into 3D objects. We all designed our own pot with details inspired by Pilkington and did some observational drawing.…

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Posted by Nicola Holt on 2 March 2017

Category: Year 4 Blog

Tags: Y4 , Art & Music


world book day

We had great fun finding out about our favourite books today. We tied the reviews to balloons for everyone to know it was World Book Day.

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Posted by Nicola Holt on 2 March 2017

Category: Year 4 Blog

Tags: English


Year 3/4 Visit to White Scar Caves

Year 3 and 4 enjoyed their visit to White Scar Caves today. We saw some amazing rock formation features, including some glowing stalactites in a huge underground cavern and some of us got more than a little wet walking beside an underground waterfall. It certainly was an experience to remember.

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Posted by Claire Dickinson on 22 February 2017

Category: Headteacher Blog

Tags: Y3 , Y4 , Geography & History , Science & D.T.


Performance Poetry

Our English unit of work was a great success with Year 4 performing two poems- Louder by Roger McGough and The Cathedral Sound Collector. We preformed these poems to different audiences and everyone praised us on learning a poem off by heart using sound effects and correct intonation and rhythm. A…

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Posted by Nicola Holt on 21 February 2017

Category: Year 4 Blog


Rocks and Fossils

Year 4 have shown great interest in our rocks and fossils work this term. We have been so impressed by children who have brought in rocks and fossils from home and by those children who have been found looking at their own rocks and fossils books whenever they have a free moment. Thank you for…

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Posted by Claire Dickinson on 8 February 2017

Category: Year 4 Blog


Maths Week

Thank you to everyone for their enthusiastic and supportive response to our maths week activities. We had a great celebration assembly this morning where we gave out lots of certificates and awards to children who have been working so hard to learn their number bonds and times tables. Here are…

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Posted by Claire Dickinson on 3 February 2017

Category: Charity Committee


Violent Volcanoes!

Ramon built this fabulous volcano at home. He brought it into school and erupted it for use using bicarbonate of soda and vinegar. It was amazing. Well done Ramon!

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Posted by Fiona Lowe on 25 January 2017

Category: Year 3 Blog


Year 1 and 2 go on a nature walk around WIlliamson Park

Year 1 and Year 2 went on a nature walk around Williamson Park. It was a very cold, beautiful and wintery walk which made it perfect to look at winter trees. We looked at trees, ice and mud. We will return and walk the same route over the year to observe the changes that have taken place. Both the…

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Posted by Rachel Cook on 13 January 2017

Category: Headteacher Blog