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Year One make Latkes

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Jewish Celebrations ~ In Year 1 we have been learning about some aspects of the Jewish faith as part of our R.E. learning.  We  looked at some of the special things that are involved in celebrating the Jewish festival of Hanukah. We heard the story of the oil lamps in the Temple and learned how […]

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The Rights of the Child ( Year 5 and 6 Philosophy )

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  As part of our on going ‘Rights Respecting’ work and linked to our work on the concept of normal in philosophy, the children in Years 5 and 6 have been looking at The Rights of the Child whilst thinking about children with a disability. We looked at all the articles and thought about which […]

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The Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2018

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Years 5 and 6 are once again exhibiting at The Lakes International Comic Art Festival in Kendal. We have been looking at Rights of the Child alongside The UN’s Global Goals for Sustainable Development, and have used these to inform us as we have developed unique super-heroes who are taking on the challenge of tackling […]

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Global Goals at Armathwaite School

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    Global Learning Years 5 and 6 have been revisiting the Global Goals for sustainability as part of their geography learning this term. They have been looking at them from a local perspective and ranking them in priority for our local area. This is this year’s focus as part of the ‘World’s Largest Lesson’ […]

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Studying Our Environment

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      Year 5 and 6 children have been looking carefully at the living things in the environment of Armathwaite School. They spent a fascinating Science lesson identifying the different types of trees on our school field and then followed this up with careful observational drawing.

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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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