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Ruby Visits Armathwaite School

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Ruby the Maltipoo puppy recently visited the Year 1 Children. They were able to find out lots of interesting facts about Ruby, she is a very small dog and is described as “teacup size ” They found out that she is four months old and that she weighs one kilogram. Her favourite past -times are […]

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Jack is Training for the Future !

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As a keen football fan Jack was looking for some new trainers,and was delighted when he found the perfect pair.Unfortunately he soon realised that they were too expensive. So undeterred he decided to research and design  his own brand of trainer the “Bright Bomber !”

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Gangsta Granny

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We would like to say a huge “Thankyou” to our fantastic PTFA .Thanks to their  incredible fundraising efforts we travelled to The Sands Centre today to watch a performance of Gangsta Granny.We all had a wonderful time and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves !

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Eden Schools Swimming Festival

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        Nine children took part in The Swimming Festival at Lazonby Pool competing against other schools from The Eden Valley. They all performed brilliantly, achieving many first and second places and demonstrated great teamwork winning the Year 5 and 6 Relay ! Well done to everybody who took part and represented Armathwaite […]

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Soccer Aid Playground Challenge

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  We recently held a fundraising event for UNICEF. We came to school in our favourite sports clothes and all worked together to complete a challenging obstacle course. We are trying to raise money to pay for a water pump to supply clean water to a school and village, our aim was to raise half […]

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Cross Country ~ Going The Extra Mile !

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Sixteen children from Armathwaite School recently attended the cross country race in Patterdale. Despite the hot weather they gave their all over the mile and a half course.Hannah was awarded third place in the Year 5 and 6 Girls category with Oscar finishing second in the Year 5 and 6 Boys race.  It was a […]

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Dips Around The World

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Charlotte ,Philippa and Abigail worked together on a joint project to research, prepare and serve a variety of dips from around the world. They decided to use the funds that they raised to help to pay for the transport for everybody to attend “The Big Sing ” event in Newcastle. They worked tirelessly to prepare […]

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Christian Aid Co-ordinator visits Armathwaite School

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A great visit today with Laura who is the Regional Co-ordinator for Cumbria for Christian Aid. All the school took part in an assembly about the refugee crisis and hearing about the Christian Aid campaign #changethestory.  Then Year 5/6 were introduced to the most amazing and engaging board game based on a refugee journey from […]

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Armathwaite School in Fairtrade Fortnight Action Guide 2017 !

Armathwaite School features in this year’s new Fairtrade Fortnight Action Guide for Schools for 2017.  You can download a copy of the guide  from Fairtrade Schools on the Fairtrade Foundation website. You can read all about our Fairtrade work on the Global Learning Programme section of our school website.

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Philosophy Enquiry with Students from Lancaster University

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Year 5 and 6 had a thought-provoking afternoon working with PhD philosophy students at Lancaster University. We were delighted to deepen our thinking around the concept of ‘being free’. We listened to a fabulous story stimulus written especially for our visit and then we worked in groups with a member of staff or a student […]

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