School News

Chessington

Year 4 have had a great science trip to Chessington World of Adventure. As part of our science learning journey of Classification, we took part in a workshop sorting the animals from the story the Gruffalo and described theif characteristics. After that, We held a real life African land snail! We went on to explore […]

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Gatton Park

On Wednesday 1st May, Reception went on an exciting school trip to Gatton Park.  We had a fun packed day with lots of activities. Our morning began with the story of ‘Jasper’s Beanstalk’. In groups we followed a trail of the days of the week to collect resources to sow our seeds and played games to help […]

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New Addington Fire Station

On Wednesday 1st May, some of Holly class visited the Fire station in New Addington. We have been learning about people who help us, and one of the books we have been looking at is a story about Charlie the Firefighter, so we thought we would find out what firefighters do in real life. As […]

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Easter Performance

Year 4 performed their Easter play, ‘Easter Praise on Netflix’,  to all their parents and carers this week. There were children watching a TV programme on Netflix to learn about the meaning of Easter and how it is not just about eating lots of chocolate! The songs were exceptionally catchy and the parents went home singing […]

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Florence Nightingale Museum

On Monday 1st April Year 2 went on an exciting school trip to the Florence Nightingale Museum in London. It was great way to launch their new History topic all about Florence and other nurturing nurses. During the visit the children had the opportunity to meet Florence herself, who told them all about her life, […]

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Rhyme Rockets

The children were treated to a performance of The Ridiculous Rhyme Show on Tuesday, and Years 5 and 6 to a television workshop afterwards. The Ridiculous Rhyme Show was written and developed by Cbeebies presenters Joe Chambers and Andrew Crawford. They began their rhyming adventure in 2012 playing First Officer Ditty and Professor Poet on The […]

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Year 3 TATE Project

Our Year 3 class were visited by photographer, Cora James, to capture their contribution to the project being completed by Steve McQueen. The children watched a short film explaining the project prior to the visit, and had lots of fun during the session completing some drama games and had the opportunity to ask questions about […]

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Edible Playground

We are delighted to announce that an Edible Playground will be built on site at Courtwood, during the Easter break. Trees for Cities have invested £25,000 into the project, with a £5,000 contribution from the school and PTFA. The project will allow the children to access gardening, growing and harvesting activities all year round, with […]

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Tesco Bags of Help Scheme

We are delighted to have received notification that Courtwood has been awarded £1,000 after our Tesco’s Bags of Help application was successful and went to vote. The money is to be used to make improvements to the Reception class outdoor area and we will be working with our site team closely, to ensure this can […]

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Half Marathon Heroes

On Sunday 24th March, Mrs Squires and Mrs Cleaves took up the challenge of running 13.1 miles in the London Landmarks Half Marathon. Weaving in and out of many of London’s famous sights, the half marathon supports fundraising for many charities and was the first half marathon ever for our amazing pair, who only started […]

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