Wilton Expects Focus

This week the children have been showing how hard they can work with their Determination!

The class assembly was about Children’s Mental Health week and Safer Internet Day.

Next week the children will be showing their Independence through their work.

Year 3/4 Mrs Norton Class round up

Year 3 /4 have been working hard in writing to produce a mystery story, the children thought about their language choices in order to create suspense and tension within the story. The children used a full range of sentence types to add depth to their story.  

In reading sessions, the children have thoroughly enjoyed reading Krindlekrax and were immersed and captivated by the story. Throughout, the children asked lots of interesting questions about the characters and showed great empathy for the characters.  

In maths, the children have been focusing on time, how to tell the time on both analogue and digital clocks and to the nearest minute. The children found this quite tricky at times, however they showed determination and persevered with this tricky concept.   

In science, we have also started looking at forces, the children were challenged with the task of moving objects across a table, but without lifting them! In order to do this, they needed to use the basic forces of pushing and pulling. 

In art, the children have been studying the work of Giuseppe Arcimboldo and how he used fruit and objects to bring his portraits to life and add humour to them. The children have enjoyed sketching different fruits and vegetables using a full range of art mediums, adding water to change colour and combining these skills together. Their finished piece was a portrait of themselves but using fruit for their head features.  

In music, the children have continued to work on playing the recorder, learning different notes and combining the different notes to accompany a piece of music.  

In PSHE, we have also been learning about family, what a family can look like, what families do for us and how they love, care, protect and provide for us to make us feel safe and secure. We look forward to sharing our assembly with you!  

Breakfast Club

Did you know we do a breakfast club every morning? You can bring your child in, knowing they’ll get a good breakfast before they start school.

This is open to everyone and can be booked in the clubs section on the school gateway app.

It costs £1.20 for each morning your child attends.

Dairy Dates and Reminders


Attendance every day is vital for your child’s progress unless they are too unwell to learn. It is your responsibility to inform the academy if your child is going to be absent by 9am each day of their absence. You can contact the office on 01642 453374.

This weeks winners are…………….Y5/6 Congratulations!!

Lunch Menu

Our lunches are provided on a 3 week rota. Next weeks menus will be week 1.

School Uniform and PE days

Please make sure that all items of clothing, including coats and packed lunch bags are clearly labelled with children’s names, so it is easy to find their owners.

All children have been provided with a t-shirt and shorts in a bag for PE lessons but they need to have their own trainers/plimsols in school please. Plimsols will be provided if needed. As the weather is changing, you may want to send in a tracksuit for children to wear outside during PE lessons.

PE Days are:

EYFS – Mrs Wardle – Tuesday

Y1/2 -Miss Bass – Thursday

Y3/4 – Miss Norton – Wednesday

Y5/6 – Mrs Harding – Wednesday

Cost of Living

Assisting in an Emergency

Our next Assisting in an Emergency Courses are running early next week!

If you are aged 19+ and would benefit from this training then please get in touch to book a free place. Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. 

Courses run from:

Community Learning Centre

Acklam Grange School

Lodore Grove



Half Term Club

Junior Bake Off

Is your child a chef in the making?

Junior Bake Off are looking for young budding bakers between 9-12 years old.

Filming would take place from July 2023, but our applications close on Sunday 12th March 2023.

Interested bakers can apply online at – www.applyforjuniorbakeoff.co.uk

County Lines Webinar

National Sleep Helpline

Actions for Happiness

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