Wilton Expects Focus

The children have been showing great teamwork with Collaboration. The assembly theme was on Children’s Mental Health which starts next week.

Also our choir took part in the Young Voices concert in Sheffield, joining choirs from all over the country. They had an absolute blast singing with 5000 other children for the thousands of parents in attendance and even got to sing with artist Heather Small from M People.

Next week the children will be focusing on their Determination

Year 1/2 Miss Bass Class round up

We have been very busy so far this term in Y1/2.

In History we learnt about who Captain Cook was and why he is important. To help us understand how he lived we went on a school trip to the Royal Navy Museum in Hartlepool where we got to explore the Trincomalee and learn lots about life at sea.

In writing, the children have been writing a recount of their recent trip to The Royal Nay Museum. The children learned lots of new and interesting facts throughout the day and they were excited to write about their day. Although the day was cold, the children had lots of fun and were able to expand their knowledge about Captain Cook. 

In our Art topic we have been learning about a local artist named Lucy Pittaway. So far we have learnt about the type of artist she is and we have experimented with some of the techniques she uses in her own art.

With regards to maths, the children in year 1 have been focusing on the four calculations. The children have worked on adding two digits to a one-digit number, subtracting ones from tens and even been multiplying numbers by 2 and 10.

 In year 2, the children have also been working on calculation strategies with increasingly harder numbers, then multiplying numbers and sharing into equal groups. The children have worked extremely hard to develop their understanding in maths!

In music, the children have been continuing working on Samba music, investigating the pulse of the music and using instruments to reflect this pulse.

Some of the children found this rather hard to begin with, but their skills improving weekly.

In PSHE, we have been discussing what our families do to help keep us safe. We have also talked about what we can do to show our families and the people around us that we care and why they are special to us.

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.

Diary 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……………. Year 1/2 with 100% Attendance Congratulations!!!

Lunch Menu

Our lunches are provided on a 3 week rota. Next weeks menus will be week 3. Please discuss this with your child to help them with their choices.

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

National Sleep Helpline

Actions for Happiness

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