School News

Allstar Games

On Saturday 1st of June the Courtwood street dance crews participated at the 2019 Allstar games competition held at Crystal Palace Sports Centre . The Allstar games saw over 350 children competing to a 500+ strong audience in-front of 3 top professional industry judges . Courtwood street dance crew were fantastic and really did us […]

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Excellent Education for All

Our staff have been working hard to ensure that the richness of our curriculum here at Courtwood is communicated through our curriculum aim and intent. We have looked at our Courtwood curriculum offer, thought about what makes Courtwood unique, and written our intent statements around each aspect of our unique curriculum. We believe the aspects […]

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Edible Playground

The new edible playground has been officially opened! Each class have planted their seeds and some small plants in their designated beds and the teachers have planted the strawberries and herbs.  By the summer holiday, some of the plants; including calendula, tomatoes and lettuce, will be ready to harvest. We are looking forward to trying out […]

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Wise Owl and Ripple Awards

We have presented our Wise Owl awards to two children per class, who the teachers have picked as having been super role-models and worked exceptionally hard during the previous half term. These children received their Wise Owl award and ribbon to be worn on their school uniform. We also presented our RIPPLE certificates for the […]

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Guildford Museum

On Tuesday Year 3 went back in time to 1893 and became Victorian school children during our visit to the ancient schoolroom in Guildford. We spent the day with Miss Smith and Miss Emily and experienced a day in the life of a Victorian school child. We followed their rules and timetable and was able […]

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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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