School Blog

Career Talks

We are extremely privileged to have a good group of parents with interesting jobs, to talk to us about what they do, how they do it, what inspired them, how they accomplished their goals and the importance of education.¬† Rebecca was the first of our talks, talking to the children about her role as a Probation…

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Macmillan Coffee Morning

Our Year 6 children welcomed our visitors in many ways during our Macmillan Coffee Morning. Here, some of the children are gathering ready for our open afternoon, welcoming in the visitors and giving them a personal tour around the school. Our children are extremely proud of their efforts towards contributing…

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Bitterns Day at the Wildlife Park

A wonderful day at South Lakes Safari Zoo, thinking about animals habitat and how they are adapted to their environment. What do Giraffes eat? Why are they soooo tall? Meeting a jungle inhabitant. What does a snake feel like to touch? Enjoying studying the animals. Why were they sunning…

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Y5&6 Residential to Lockerbie.

Our trip to Lockerbie Manor. There were lots of different activities on-site for the children: biking, archery, shooting, abseiling, initiative,¬†kayaking, blind trail etc. Here are some photos of our visit - if you wish to view them all, then please go to our facebook page. Trying to fit…

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Y6 Bafta evening.

Year 6 Bafta's 16 year 6 leavers celebrating all their achievements. Years 5 & 6. Year 5's jazzing things up. A lovely captured selfie.

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Sports Day 2017

Sports day at the Institute. Coniston, Kent and Scafell KS2 children are extremely good at helping the younger pupils. A super determined Swan (reception). Egg and spoon race. Bitterns skipping race. Three-legged race. Parents race! A…

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Race for Life 5K run.

All of KS2 and several KS1 children, took part in the Race for Life 5K run around Silverdale. Very well done to these two, who came in 1st together - such team spirit. 2nd place also from KS2 . Such an amazing effort from this KS1 child coming in 3rd overall. Not sure of the order…

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Leighton Hall picnic Y5&6

Having finished their SAT's, year 5 & 6 were treated to a lovely walk to Leighton hall for a picnic. A little rest first of all after our walk, then onto our planned activity. We had to build a story stick using materials from the woods. We had to follow a trail that led to several…

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Y5&6 Heaves Farm

The children really enjoyed their visit to Heaves Farm, asking plenty of questions and genuinely interested in the animals' well-being. Seeing things from the animal's point of view. We had to let them out at some point! A talk form the owner on how he runs his farm. Sheep…

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Pupil Library

The ladies who are trying to open up the library in Silverdale, came in to talk to our newly formed library committee at school. The committee had lots of really good ideas about what should go in Silverdale Library. The children are looking forward to their local library opening once again;…

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