Wilton Expects Focus

First week done and it feels like we haven’t been gone.

The children have been determined to show off their hard work once again and have been learning about the importance of Diwali and Remembrance Day.

Next week is Anti-Bullying Week and the children will be showing Kindness and showing Independence in their work.

Year 3/4 Miss Norton Class Round up

During the first half term, we continued working hard in writing and produced a diary extract based on the Diary of a Killer Cat. The children took on the role on s snake who liked to get up to mischief and then recounted his adventures. Some of their ideas were rather peculiar to say the least. We then wrote a set of instructions to make a chocolate cake! We began this half term by writing a poem, the children need to make them a little spooky if they can.

In maths we continued working on calculations and although some of found multiplication and division hard we really did try our best and hopefully next time it will be a lot easier! We then practiced telling the time to the nearest hour, five minutes and one minute. Again, this was not easy and the more practice we get at home, the better we will get at this.

In history we continued to learn about the Ancient Greeks, we enjoyed completing our own research and even finding out about all the different Greek Gods and what they believed in. With Mr Mount, we extended our learning as part of our computing and we went on to learn about the Olympics, how they started and some of the sporting activities that they completed and how they have since developed. We have even learned that the Ancient Greeks created democracy, and gave men the choice to vote but now men and women can both vote!

In P.E. we finalised and perfected our gymnastic routine, combining a sequence of symmetrical and asymmetrical balances with our partner. This was tricky to time at first, but with determination and resilience we did achieve this!

We have begun this term with dance and our theme for this is Cats!

In music, we have developed our skills on Garage Band and we have been working on playing and recording music – Jingle all the way!

PSQM 2023

We are pleased to share that we have been award the Primary Quality Science Mark (PQSM) award. PSQM is a comprehensive evidence-based professional development programme that effectively develops science leadership, ensuring teachers have the knowledge, capability and support they need to transform science education and shape future generations.

Thank you to Mrs Harding for all of her hard work in leading Science and pulling all of the information together for the application.  

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 8.45am each day of their absence. You can contact the office on 01642 453374.

This weeks winners are….

100% Attendance

63 children achieved 100% attendance this week which is Fantastic! 😊

Can you get 100% next week?

Lunch Menu

Our lunches are provided on a 3 week rota. Next weeks choices will be Week 2.

Nut Free Academy

A reminder to all parents we are a Nut Free Academy, please read below.

Children in Need

Friday 17th November is Children in Need and we will be supporting and fundraising.

This years theme is to challenge yourself to be SPOTacular and will be taking part in Joe Wicks Pudsey Burpees Challenge.

For a donation of £1 children can come dressed in spots, Children in need clothing or their own clothes. Decorating a t-shirt with colourful spots using felt tip pens is an easy, inexpensive way to join the fun.

Winter Warmer

The Winter Warmer in Lazenby Village Hall in conjunction with Redcar and Cleveland Council is hosting a drop in offering advice on a wide range of subjects including benefits and heating.

The drop in is on Wednesday 15th November between 12.15 and 2.00pm. Everyone is welcome to attend and  to join in the  meal.

SEND Family Voice

A monthly Newsletter filled with news, information and events for all things SEND in the Redcar & Cleveland Area. You can read or download the latest newsletter here.

The 4 T’s of Diabetes

Cost of Living

Families Drop In

Online Courses for Parents

National Sleep Helpline

Access to Research

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.

Mrs Wardle – Tuesday

Mrs Barron – Thursday

Miss Norton – Friday

Mrs Harding – Wednesday

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