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The Great Debate !

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Year 5 and 6 have enjoyed exploring both sides of the argument about the production and use of palm oil when planning a debate as part of our English lessons this week. The children split into two teams to represent the views of Mondelez and Greenpeace and developed strong arguments on each side.     […]

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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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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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Woodland Adventure 2016

We had such a fantastic day in the woods, with chocolate treats hanging in the trees on our arrival and lots of exciting things to do all day. We made dens and decorated the trees with decorations we made using natural materials. We created mini mazes for mini beasts and pets and toys for stick […]

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Cock -a -Doodle Christmas

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Our play this year was Cock-a-Doodle Christmas. We had flamingos, cockerels, cows, sheep, pigs, a moose and a Pug dog as well as Mary, Joseph, angels, stars, wise men and shepherds. Everyone sang and danced beautifully to a very full and appreciative audience.

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Penrith Schools’ Music Association Carol Festival

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We had a wonderful evening at Penrith Schools’ Music Association Carol Festival. You can listen to our fantastic singers by clicking here  

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Lacrosse Training and Festival

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We recently took part in the Penrith Lacrosse Festival. We won our group, qualifying for the semi– final, which we also won. This took us through to the final. Everyone supported each other and played well, demonstrating good sportsmanship and respect for the teams we were playing against. The competition was fun and friendly and […]

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BBC Radio Cumbria visit to school

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There was great excitement during planning afternoon when BBC Radio Cumbria came to visit.  They had seen the article in the Cumberland Herald about Lewis’s shoe collection for refugees and wanted to find out about that, and all the other wonderful planning projects we are doing. You can hear the interview by Sian Hall and […]

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Forest School Autumn 2016

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Return to the woods! Year Reception and Year 1 are so excited that we have restarted Forest School. We have  had some gorgeous, autumn days with blue skies, bright sunshine and cold, crisp air. We love our new site in High Stand – have a look at all the fun we were having !

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