Corton Church of England Primary School

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Summer Fayre

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!

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

18.3.22The 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.

Christmas Dinner

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! 

Buddhism Day

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'.

Dinner Disco

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'.  

Judaism Day

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!

Hinduism Day


17.5.21 - The whole school took part in Hinduism Day. Each class bubble explored the religion. Our faith days provide our pupils with a set of skills to help pupils understand and discuss different religions. It was wonderful to see our pupils showcase so much colour, music, dance, art work and enthusiasm!

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!

Sikhism Day 

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!

Children in Need

15.11.19 - Children in Need - A big thank you to our families for your delicious cakes and continued support. Pupils have been enjoying cakes and dancing with Pudsey!

Family Fun Quiz

4.10.19 - Our fantastic friends of Corton arranged an entertaining quiz night. £115 was raised for the school. Amazing teamwork and support shown by all.

MacMillan Coffee Morning

 27.9.19 - We had a fantastic response to the Macmillan Cake Sale and Dance-a-Thon. Thank you to our school community who supported the good cause, we raised a staggering £1354.40.

Summer Fayre


12.7.19 - It was a delight to see parents, family members & our local community come together to enjoy the events at our Summer Fayre. By supporting this wonderful event £1411.95 was raised. Thank you to our amazing Friends and to all parents and family members that helped!

Sports Day

2.7.19What a fantastic Sports Day the whole school enjoyed. All pupils showed true sportsmanship and team work while taking part in a range of sporting activities.

Corton's Got Talent

15.6.19 - Our exciting annual event showcased the skills of our talented pupils. Pupils performed a range of fun acts - including singers, dancers, a guitar player and storytellers - all impressed the audience!

Hinduism Day

6.6.19 - Hinduism Day - Our pupils had a fantastic time taking part in the different workshops. Pupils learnt a dance linked to the five days of Diwali, they re-enacted the story of Rama and Sita, studied the Hindu Gods and reflected on after life. A big thank you to our guest speaker!

Family Fun Quiz

17.5.19 - Pupils and their families enjoyed a general knowledge quiz after school. This was a fantastic way to connect and spend time with each other. £36 was also raised for our pupils.

Healthy Me Day

29.3.19 - Our 'Healthy Me' day was filled full of fun educational workshops. Pupils created healthy smoothies, explored how quickly germs can travel, took part in yoga to support pupils mindfulness and got busy with lots of sporting activities!

World Book Day

Thursday 7th March 2019 - Pupils made a fantastic effort, we were joined by many characters: Harry Potter, Little Red Riding Hood, Gangsta Granny, Peter Pan, Willy Wonka, Where's Wally and many more. Pupils also enjoyed taking part in a book swap and looking at new books. 

Judaism Day

11.2.19 - Pupils took part in different workshops linked to Judaism, these helped the children to learn about different beliefs, values and ways of life. They explored stories, celebrations, worship and rituals in religion, observing similarities and differences. They reflected on their own and others’ views of religion and what it means to belong to a Jewish community.