Ofsted inspection

On Tuesday 14th and Wednesday 15th September Heronshaw School was inspected by Ofsted. The focus of the inspection was on the quality of education, leadership in the school, safeguarding, SEND provision, behaviours and attitudes to learning and much more. Oftsed inspections are always a thorough and rigorous process which the team at Heronshaw welcomed. Thank…

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Foundation shared area

Mrs Bruce has been working her magic in Foundation over the last few weeks. The Foundation shared area looked so inspiring this week with a whole host of wonderful, colourful and creative resources ready for the children to explore. For those children learning remotely, these photos should provide some inspiration for what could be done…

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Blue Monday Jokes

Blue Monday is said to be a day when people feel rather sad. The days are short, the mornings and afternoons are darker and the weather just isn’t as cheerful as it could be. So… at Heronshaw School we wanted to change that; the children and staff have been telling jokes to lift the mood.…

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Staff shout out (autumn 2)

It has been a very unusual half term in school. There have been bubbles closed, home learning taking place, LIVE lessons via Zoom and children back in school to continue their learning. The team have worked incredibly hard together, whether on site or working remotely to ensure that the standard of education remains high. The…

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Thank you to our Christmas cooks

Our Christmas dinner day is always a popular day for the children at Heronshaw school. It takes a lot of hard work to put everything together. Tracy (left) and Sophie (right) made it a very special day for the children. Thank you ladies for your efforts.

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Christmas Jumper Day Raised Great Total

On Friday 11th December the children and staff wore Christmas jumpers, sweaters and other Christmassy clothes to help raise money for a good cause, Save the Children. This year you all helped to raise £202.07 Thank you everybody for your support. You can read more about Save the Children here. https://www.savethechildren.org.uk/christmas-jumper-day/about

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Year 2 pupil earns a Blue Peter badge

We are very proud of Isabella in Year 2 for earning herself a Blue Peter badge. Isabella was proudly wearing her badge in school this week and then brought in her letter from Blue Peter to share. Mr Ainscow showed them in the Friday celebration assembly that was broadcast onto our YouTube channel. Blue Peter…

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Fiery art in Year 2

The children in Year 2 have been learning about the Great Fire of London. 1666 was a devastating year for the city, with wooden buildings burning across London. This week the children used tissue paper, cellophane and glue to create vivid backgrounds of yellow, orange and red. Once their backgrounds have been completed they used…

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Gorillas perform a song about history

Mrs Savage and the Gorillas class were truly amazing when they performed a song about the Great Fire of London. Mr Ainscow was invited to come along and enjoy their performance. The Gorillas class learnt the lyrics and even performed some actions alongside the song. In the Friday celebration assembly, Mr Ainscow talked about what…

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