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Harvest Festival.

On 15th of October it was our Harvest Festival celebration. All children across the school donated food that was used as a focal point during our KS1 Harvest Assembly. All the food donated will  be passed onto our local food bank to help some of the people in our community that are in need. In the picture is Mr Ernie Temple from the Newton Aycliffe
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Indian Dance Experience.

Byerley Park has had the first of three cultural experiences we had lined up for the new term. The first session was with a wonderful lady called Vidya. She brought the children an experience of Indian dance. She showed the children how to put a Sari on and just how long it was before it was wrapped round the body. She then took the
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Year 3 Stars

Year 3 have been feeling rather proud this week. We have got two stars in our class both for different reasons. Brooke on the left used the letter she composed during big writing to try and make a difference. She wrote about saving the Borneo Pygmy Elephant. Brooke sent a copy of the letter to 10 Downing Street to ask the prime minister to
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Byerley Coin Trail

Well done to our wonderful PTA. After collecting coins from each class they set about making them into a picture with the children’s help. The money raised will go towards transport costs for future school trips. They managed to accumulate a fantastic total of £156.21. Well done PTA and children.


Year 3 Show Tennis Skills

Year 3 serve up a fantastic performance in tennis. 8 members of our Year 3 class have recently taken part in a tennis competition organised by the SSP at the Newton Aycliffe leisure centre.  After a fantastic performance up against some great teams they finally emerged in third place. A fantastic effort by them all and a credit to the school. Well Done!


Year 6 work with Star radio.

Star Radio This is the result of the work Year 6 completed during media week with Star radio. Please have a listen and enjoy what the children have produced. Click on the Star Radio link to have a listen.


Basic Skills Quality Mark News

The school are absolutely delighted to have been awarded the Basic Skillls Quality Mark for the third time! This award is a recognition of all the hard work we do in promoting the basic skills of Maths and English. A copy of some of the report can be viewed below. Evaluation and renewal


Zululand comes to Byerley.

On the 18th of June Byerley Park had a fantastic treat. A group of people called ‘The Lions of Zululand’ paid a visit to the school. They brought their own flavour of song and dance for all of us to enjoy. It was a wonderful performance that was enjoyed by all pupils and staff, and for the first time at Byerley Park they were
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PTA Coin Trail

Our wonderful PTA have done it again. They came up with a fabulous idea to raise money for one of their charities, the NSPCC. They decided to have a coin trail to raise some funds. The children were asked to bring in copper, 1p’s and 2p’s and keep them in a class jar. On Friday 22/6/2012 the PTA collected all the jars and with
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Easter Egg Competition Winners

Here are pictures of the winning entries from the PTA Easter Egg competition. I think you will agree they are all fantastic.