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Pudsey’s Gigantic Game

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In Computer Club we helped to make the world’s largest Pudsey game. We enjoyed playing the game and some of us accepted the challenge of  designing our own level for the game.

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Forest School

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This half term Reception and Year 1 children are heading into the woods for weekly Forest School sessions.  Children are encouraged to explore and be creative, making use of the natural resources found in the woodland environment.

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Lakes International Comic Festival

Comic strips created by Year 5/6 are now exhibited in The Signature Gallery in Kendal, as part of a project with the Lakes International Comic Festival. We had such fun creating our own comic characters and stories based on the theme of ‘a picture within a picture’, inspired by M.C. Escher’s lithograph titled Print Gallery.

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MOET School volunteer brings news from Malawi

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Kate Bernard, who has been volunteering at MOET School during the summer term, came to visit us before she starts university.  She shared her film clips and photos about different aspects of life at MOET School.  We were all so interested and asked her lots of questions.

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After School Clubs

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The After School Clubs are up and running with children from all year groups enjoying a variety of activities. Here are some of the members from The Healthy Living Club enjoying their healthy snack in the sunshine.

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Tour of Britain Cycle Race

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Armathwaite School formed part of the crowd watching The Tour of Britain Cycle Race. This was a rare and exciting opportunity to see a national sporting event in our area.This great occasion was made even more special by having a picnic in glorious sunshine in Mrs Anderson’s garden !

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Bird’s Nest Log Clamber Stack

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We now have a fantastic new Bird’s Nest Log Clamber Stack which we are using  for climbing,balancing and swinging on! We decided together that we wanted to buy it for our school field as it will help to keep us healthy, fit and happy!

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Philosophy For Children Gold Award

Armathwaite Primary School has been awarded  the SAPERE Gold Award in recognition of the outstanding commitment, and dedication to and embedding of the Philosophy for Children approach. The Assessor  acknowledged  particular areas of strength and many excellent features of practice.

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Year 6 Transition Camp

Our Year 6 children have recently participated in a Transition camp with children from other local schools. This was a great opportunity to develop teamwork skills and meet new friends in preparation for starting secondary school in September.

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Performance of Madagascar 4

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  Madagascar 4 was a long term project undertaken by two Year 6 pupils. It involved them organising a cast of children from Year 1 to Year 6 to perform speaking roles,dances and prop making.

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