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Tag Archives: Primary School
Highlights Rural Touring presents Blown Away, on Thursday 24th October at 11.15am and 2.00pm.
Our Nursery opened on the first day after the Easter Holidays and we currently have three boys and one girl attending. The children have all settled very well into their new routine.
From 15th April 2013 we are able to offer a limited number of nursery (pre-school) places at our ‘Outstanding’ school. If you are interested please contact us. Visits by arrangement are very welcome.
It was a bright and happy occasion in school to mark the beginning of the Jubilee Celebrations. The children had prepared a feast for everyone, cucumber sandwiches, savouries, little iced cakes and strawberries with cream. A splendid afternoon tea.
Friends of Hamsterley School present ‘Going for Gold’. Performance followed by The Summer Fair. At Hamsterley Village Hall, Wednesday 18th July, from 1:30pm onwards. Cake stall, tombola and raffle. Come and hold a genuine Olympic torch. All welcome.
The whole school spent an afternoon in the village Baptist Church, attending a presentation celebrating over 200 years of worship in the present building and over 300 years of Baptist worship in County Durham. We were all made very welcome … Continue reading
We invite you to our Celebrations of Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee on Thursday 31 May 2012. Celebrations start at 2.00 pm at school. Refreshments will be available. Everyone Welcome.
Hamsterley School has kindly offered to perform its PASSION PLAY for us at 6.00pm on Wednesday 28th March at The Churches Together Centre. This will be immediately prior to the Annual Parochial Meeting. All parishioners are welcome – Please come.
The Solar Panels Prize won by the children in last year’s “Recharging the Earth” project has been installed. We will be carefully monitoring the amount of power generated, hopefully the sun will shine enough to reduce our energy bills!
Caroline Peacock writes: “Dear Friends, Here is a message from Mrs Cowans at the Primary School, inviting you to join the schoolchildren in a very interesting project.”
Remembrance Day, 11th November: The children walked to the cenotaph in the village and layed two wreaths. They read poetry and sang a very moving peace song following a two minute silence. We are all looking forward to Christmas and … Continue reading
What we’ve done this term…… Red Cross Activity Day, Woodland Football tournament, ‘Happier in School’ week, Small School Rounders Competition, Recharging the Earth event, Brass U Tuba concert, Sports day and Jump for Heart, Tesco Fun Run, a visit to … Continue reading
Welcome New Starters A very warm welcome to 2 new starters. William McEwan joined the school at the beginning of the summer term and is a year 1 pupil and Joseph Bainbridge, whose family have returned to the village, has … Continue reading
Planetarium visit On March 24th, Dr Paula Chadwick from the Physics Department at Durham University visited the school with a mobile planetarium. We all went over to the village hall where the children crawled down a dark tunnel into the … Continue reading
Zoolab! On Tuesday 8th March, we had a visit from Michelle of ZooLab, who brought her collection of exotic pets to illustrate a talk on nocturnal animals. We met Medusa the 50cm Corn Snake, Charlotte the Madagascan Hissing Cockroach, Gary the African Giant … Continue reading
Hamsterley Primary School Chinese New Year Celebrations. Come along and take pleasure in watching the preparation of a Chinese supper to share. Enjoy a story and quiz on 27th January 2011, 6pm – 7pm. Tickets available from school – £1 … Continue reading