Category Archives: Global Learning

Kendal Mountain Festival

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  Years 5 and 6 had a fantastic time at the Kendal Mountain Festival. As well as seeing some inspirational adventure films, we were treated to an exciting (and at times explosive!) science and nature presentation about jungles, oceans, volcanoes and glaciers from adventurer and scientist, Huw James. Then we enjoyed listening to Robert Macfarlane […]

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The Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2018

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Our fantastic super-heroes and comic strips are now up and ready for you to come and see. We are once again exhibiting as part of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival in Kendal. This year you will find our host window at the Oaklea Trust, 48 Stramongate, Kendal, LA9 4BD  until Friday the 19th of October. This […]

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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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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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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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Year 6s present at London conference

A group of 5 of our Year 6s went to London to present at the national P4C conference hosted by SAPERE.  We were honoured to attend the conference and provide an interactive workshop for many of the 130 delegates.

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