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Talent Show 2019

Pupils and Staff were treated to an afternoon of Talent from members of the Junior Department on Thursday 4th April. Trophies were up for grabs in 3 categories – Singing, Dancing and Entertainment. Judges had a really hard job to find Bronze, Silver and Gold places in each of the categories. Pictured are the winners. More pictures are on the Y6 Gallery. 


Y5 Visit Durham University

          On Thursday 14th March, Y5 went to visit the extremely impressive Physics Department based at the Ogden Centre West in Durham. This was part of a combined project, with the University, Mel Connell (a local artist) and our school.  The pupils have spent time with Professors, Dr Lorraine Coghill from the University, as well as Post Graduate Students, on
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Hallowe’en Themed Lunch

Our Super Star Kitchen Staff made a ‘Super Spooky’ effort today to make sure the pupils enjoyed a Hallowe’en Feast to be proud of! On offer was : Wormy Spaghetti, Witches’ Fingers or Cauldron Burger alongside Full Moon Potatoes, Bat Breath Garlic Bread and a dessert of Ghost/Bat Biscuits, Sponge and Green Slime Sauce and a range of super-looking fruit and vegetables; which included Carrot
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Welcome … either to our school or back…

I am so delighted to see our lovely pupils back at school. The Summer Holidays are just so long. A really warm welcome to our new Reception pupils – who have spent just a couple of days with us so far and they are SUPER! The school looks amazing and everyone is so excited for the new term ahead. Let’s go, Byerley Park!


The Snow Patrol … Looking to help us open our doors again

A mighty team of volunteers took up the request for help clearing the school grounds of heaps of snow. Parents, Staff and pupils turned up to help and it was lovely to see how many people had gone out of their way to help. Pupils had been constructing an igloo and the Eskimo explorers had had enough of the cold and gone into school
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School Closed for a Second Day!

Due to the continued severity of the weather, we took the decision to shut Byerley Park on Wednesday 28th February and again on Thursday 1st March. This is not a decision that has been taken lightly. A great deal of consultation with staff, along with advice from the Met Office and Police about the requirement to only travel if necessary, has helped inform our
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‘The Jungle Book’

We have thoroughly enjoyed taking part in our recent Themed Week based on : The Jungle Book. Pupils have made snakes, sewed bears, used ICT to show how animation is made, danced to the music of ‘The Jungle Book’, created ‘Top Trump’ cards (based on Jungle Facts). We have created a KS2 ‘Jungle’ – enter if you dare…! Come to school to see our
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Happy New Year!

All Staff and Governors wish all of our families a Happy and Peaceful 2017.


Lots Going On!

We have a lot going on in school at the moment. Harvest Festival is fast approaching and we are looking forward to receiving donations of food for the Newton Aycliffe FoodBank. There is more information about what’s happening in our latest Newsletter. Have a read!


Y6 Go To France

Did you know that Year 6 pupils have gone to France? Well, we have! It has been brilliant … warm weather… learning more about the Battles of the Somme and the fact that we were there thinking about the centenary of the start of the Somme Warfare. We also saw Thiepe Val, an amazing monument to the soldiers, a visit to Lochnagar Crater.. ever
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