Headteacher's Blog


Seeing Tai Chi being taught always shows me we can trust our pupils

 

When you see a class of thirty children work with 'sticks' during Tai Chi it is a reminder that if you trust children, they generally rise to the occassion.  We endeavour to provide the children with a wide range of accademic, sporting and social experiences and we have found these Tai Chi…

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Posted by Mr Barnett on 15 September 2017

Tags: School Sports

Last day of school

It might be the last day of term but school is still looking great!  Wonderful work created by brilliant pupils presented by talented staff!  I do love the displays aroun school.  Scroll through the photographs below.

Wishing everyone associated with Thorogate School a wonderful & safe summer -…

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Posted by Mr Barnett on 25 July 2017

100% attendance

Well done to these 10 pupils who achieved 100% attendance during 2016 / 2017!

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Posted by Mr Barnett on 25 July 2017

Introducing Chromebooks

Ever wondered what you child means when they say they have been using a Chromebook?  Watch the video below for a basic introduction.  We will be using Chromebooks more and more in the future.

 

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Posted by Mr Barnett on 24 July 2017

New starters in the morning

Welcome pupils and parents who are joining our FS2 class in September!  We had a lovely induction with parents who seemed to enjoy all the information and walk around school whilst the children played with their new teachers.

Looking forward to the group joining us this afternoon.

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Posted by Mr Barnett on 17 July 2017

Fire Safety

On a termly basis, we practice our fire evacuation in school.  These are very important to ensure all pupils and staff are safe in the event of a fire.   They are not just the same thing each time - we have now taken over the School Bungalow as part of school and will be having pupils and staff…

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Posted by Mr Barnett on 30 June 2017

Playleaders of the future

Playleaders have been undergoing training with Ann Foxley-Johnson from the Anti-Bulling Company.  These Playleaders are fabulous at organising activities on the playground and now also understand a little more about conflict resolution and peer mediation.

Great pupils and great…

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Posted by Mr Barnett on 26 June 2017

Y1 & Y2 at Cleethorpes

Y1 and Y2 have had a wonderful trip to Cleethorpes as part of their Seaside topic.  Browse the photographs below.

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Posted by Mr Barnett on 22 June 2017

2017 Crowden

Wow we had a wet week in Crowden!  This followed a sunny 1/2 term and we know the weather has been great since.  But it just did not matter, as the children were determined to have a good time and when you are waist deep in a stream scramble, rain really is unimportant.  It did mean we had to…

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Posted by Mr Barnett on 21 June 2017

What a great sports day - thank you

Sportsday for 2017 on Friday 16th June was a really enjoyable event for everyone concerned.  Thank you very much to pupils, parents and staff.

It was just over a week ago when I was first approached by a parent who asked "when will know if you need to cancel, I have taken a days a holiday".  I…

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Posted by Mr Barnett on 17 June 2017

Headteacher's Awards 9th June 2017

 

The following pupils have been nomintaed for Headteacher Awards:

FS2:   Layton  for am amazing shape picture of a dog, Alex for trying hard in Phonics.

Y1:  Lacey  for trying hard all week to improve writing, Keanan for trying really hard with his writing.

Y2:  Mia  for lovely…

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Posted by Mr Barnett on 9 June 2017

201705 FS2 afternoon water fun

FS2 afternoon water fun.

 

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Posted by Mr Barnett on 26 May 2017