As part of our global education all of the children have been learning about ospreys during the summer term and in particular the ospreys that live at Bassenthwaite in the summer and in Western Africa in the winter months. The older children have compared the two habitats and have created food chains for ospreys whilst the younger children have learned about the features of ospreys that make them such amazing creatures. They even made an osprey nest at the Infant Sleepover. We have made a display outside outside Class 1 where yo can find out more about ospreys. To help […]
Meet our enterprising Wood Lads and Lass. They have spent the summer term getting ready to launch their firewood business in time for the autumn. With wood supplied by one of their dad’s they have been busy bagging up wood, creating posters and fliers, working out prices and even building their own wood store! All money made will be spent on further outdoor learning opportunities. Keep a look out for their fire wood sales in the autumn term.
Celebrate Red Nose Day with us on Friday 24th March. The children will be learning about whom and what they are raising money for – when they come home ask them about ‘Hassan’. Learn more… Red Nose Day March 2017
As part of our ‘World War 2’ and ‘Railway’ topics in Class 2 and 3, we will be visiting Beamish Open Air Museum on Tuesday 28th February. This trip will bring classroom learning to life through hands on, immersive experiences they will hopefully never forget. Learn more… Beamish Open Air Museum Trip March 2017
A message from the new Head Teacher Well, what an exciting half term we have had here at Clifton School! I hope this newsletter goes some way to show you some of the fun and amazing learning we have been up to! Although I’ve only been a part of Clifton school for SIX weeks, I feel like I have been here forever and that coming to Clifton feels like ‘coming home’! Thank you to everyone who has made me feel so welcome and has supported me through these first few weeks. I feel so privileged to be able to […]
We are planning to celebrate the 20th anniversary of World Book Day on Friday 3rd March 2017 with a ‘SUPERHERO’ day. The whole school will be embarking on a day of learning activities around a ‘superhero’ book (shhhhhh… we can’t tell you which book – it’s a secret!) Learn more… World Book Day February 2017