World Book Day
March 2023 - The whole school celebrated World Book Day! Everyone had so much fun and the children created some amazing book themed projects. Thank you to our parents/carers for your support, the children looked fantastic!
February 2023 - The whole school took part in Hinduism morning. Learners engaged with our Hindu speaker and we are so proud of the children for demonstrating religious understanding and respect. Pupils took part in some enquiry research, role play and art work. Great work Corton!
A visit from a local author
February 2023 - For Storytelling Week, we were very lucky to have Steve Day, a wonderful local author, come to school! He shared his brand new story with all the children and taught us how to read, perform and write like an author. The children absolutely loved it!
A visit from Father Christmas
December 2022 - “I can't believe he came to our school to give us a bear". Our pupils were so excited and talked about his visit all day. A massive thank you to Warner Leisure Hotels for coordinating with Father Christmas and making this happen! The children and adults enjoyed their chocolate gifts.
December 2022 - All pupils enjoyed exploring Sikhism.The activities encouraged the children to think about how Sikhs put their religion into practice. Our youngest children experienced what it would be like to experience eating together in the Langar, in a Gurdwara. KS1 explored the 5 k's and KS2 pupils enjoyed re enacting a Sikh wedding.
December 2022 - It was fantastic to see parents, family members and our local community come together to enjoy the events at our Christmas Fair. We have really missed this event, our last Christmas Fair was in 2019. Thank you to our amazing Friends and to all the parents and family members that worked behind the scenes and helped on the day to make the fair a great success!
Children in Need
November 2022 - What a fantastic day we had supporting Children in Need! Thank you so much for all your kind cake donations and monies raised. Well done to our School Council for organising such a well organised cake sale. An amazing £188 was raised!
October 2022 - It was great seeing lots of new faces over at the school hall enjoying a hot school dinner.
24.6.22 - It was a delight to see parents, family members and our local community come together. We have really missed this event. By supporting this wonderful event £1974.48 was raised. Thank you to our amazing Friends and to all the parents and family members that helped!
Go Team Corton!
July 2022 - We are unbelievably proud of our pupils, staff and community. We have been awarded the School Games Platinum Mark Award, recognising our provision and uptake in sport, celebrating keeping young people active.
Learning about Islam
13.6.22 - Our children from Reception to Year 6 learnt about how Muslims practice their beliefs. The children learnt some Arabic greetings and took part in a carousel of practical activities to deepen their understanding. One child commented “I wish we could do this all day”.
The Queen's Platinum Jubilee
26.5.22- A huge thank you to the Corton Parish Council that has bought every pupil a mug to celebrate the Queens Platinum Jubilee. Definitely a keepsake to remember this once-in-a-lifetime event. The children have had a fantastic day taking part in games and activities!
Easter Holiday Club
April 2022 - The children had so much fun at the Easter Holiday Club! The pupils enjoyed sports, arts and crafts, team games and outdoor adventures. We look forward to what our Summer Holiday Club brings.
Red Nose Day
18.3.22 - The children learnt about how their Red Nose Day donations will make a difference to other peoples lives. It was great to see the children showing their support by wearing red. Our School Council organised the cake sale. Thank you for your kind donations! We look forward to counting the money raised.
March 2022 - We have been so humbled by the generosity of our pupils, families, staff and local community. We have raised an INCREDIBLE £4063.65 so far in aid of the British Red Cross Ukraine Crisis Appeal. We were amazed by the children’s energy and enthusiasm!
Safer Internet Day
8.2.22 - As a part of our school's commitment to developing our pupil's knowledge of online safety, we welcomed PCSO Justin Winn who led an assembly explaining what our pupils can do to keep themselves safe when using the internet. This was followed by activities in class linked to making the right choice when playing games online.
We are thankful that the children have enjoyed a relatively ”normal” Christmas in school. Christmas dinner was delicious; class parties; virtual pantomimes and a visit from Father Christmas. We’re all feeling festive!
A Magical Visit
14.12.21 - “We are so lucky because Father Christmas took time out of his busy schedule to come and visit Corton". Our pupils were so excited and talked about his visit all day. A massive thank you to Warner Leisure Hotels for coordinating with Father Christmas and making this happen!
26.11.21 - The children had a great day, taking part in a mindful litter pick, creating Buddhist Temples and taking part in some acting linked to the story of Siddhartha, the Swan and the Monkey King.
Children in Need
19.11.21 - What a fantastic day we have had supporting Children in Need! Thank you so much for all your kind cake donations and monies raised. Well done to our School Council for organising such a well organised cake sale.
Odd Socks Day
15.11.21 - Thank you to all our pupils who came to school in their odd socks to support anti bullying week. You added a splash of colour to our school and it was lovely to see! Our School Council began Anti-Bullying Week with an assembly all about 'One Kind Word'.
October 2021 - It was great seeing lots of new faces over at the school hall enjoying a hot school dinner. One pupil commented "this is the best lunch time ever". Watch this space for future 'Dinner Discos'.
5.7.21 - The whole school took part in Judaism Day. Each class explored the religion. Our faith days provide our pupils with a set of skills to help pupils understand and discuss different religions. Ask your child about their day - the activities ranged from cooking, acting, art and writing in Hebrew!
Active Movement Afternoon
5.7.21 - All the children thoroughly enjoyed being outside and active for our ‘Active Movement’ afternoon. The activities gave the children the opportunity to apply the skills they have been learning in PE sessions into games and sequences. It was lovely to watch them put those skills into practice whilst working in a team and communicating with each other. Go Team Corton!
Red Nose Day
Well Done - You all raised £130.00 for Red Nose Day. The money will help support vulnerable people in the UK and all over the world.
Odd Socks Day
Nov 2020 - Odd Socks Day (Anti Bullying Week). The staff wanted to show their support for this important topic while working from home during lockdown. 'People are like a jigsaw - everyone looks different, but everyone is equally important as the jigsaw wouldn’t be complete without every single piece’
Children in Need
Nov 2020 - Supporting charity organisations is an important part of our Christian values and ethos. We recognise the responsibility we all share to care for our neighbours and people further afield.
We are so pleased to announce that thanks to your generosity and goodwill we raised £116 for Children in Need. A fantastic effort!
Nov 2020 - The whole school took part in Sikhism Day. Each class bubble explored the Sikh religion. Our faith days provide our pupils with a set of skills to help pupils understand and discuss different religions. These days are always special as it is most rewarding to witness the positive interaction between the children.
Returning to School
Sept 2020 - It has been great seeing all of our pupils return to school, as well as welcoming some new faces. We are so proud of every single one of our pupils for settling back in so well despite the school day being different from what they're used to.