We have some new family members at Preston primary School, thanks to Mr Oliver. He has supplied us with some eggs and an incubator which we have watched for the last couple of days and now have a wonderful batch of chicks in the corridor.
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Sunday night saw the second PTA event held at The Waiting Room in Eaglescliffe. The Lamplight Poets were the entertainment for the evening and were absolutely phenomenal. The folky tone of their music suited the venue completely and the audience were left enchanted by the melodic tones.
As part of our ongoing attempt to increase sports participation, all children from Year 1 through to Year 6 took part in the ‘Go run for fun’ run. This is a scheme backed by Nova International who organise the Great North Run and Ineos, a chemical company based at Seal Sands.
This week we had a visit by Sporty Bear, a rather large and enthusiastic bear who came to school to present us with the Sainsbury’s Bronze sports mark. The school has been working hard at raising the amount of sports activities, both within school and competitively, that we participate in. We log all of our details onto the Sainsbury’s sports mark website and have been awarded a Bronze achievement. The…
World book day was a roaring success in school. We saw a variety of costumes from the children and they loved talking about their favourite books. Within school we swapped classes and older children read to younger, parents came in and read to classes and the children had a fantastic time.
This week we had some special visitors from Uganda in school. The charity, called Hands of Love, first began its relationship with Preston Primary School six years ago. Hands of Love provides accommodation, food and education for 1400 children in Uganda.
As a school we need to say a huge thank you to Joe Parker, the stock controller supporting communities and charities at TESCO. We received an email some time ago and the PTA wrote to Joe to see if TESCO would be able to help with anything towards our Summer Fair. We received a phone call from Joe this week to say he was going to pop down with some…
Preston Primary appeared in the ‘Your School’ feature in today’s Gazette along with pictures of the Year 6 class.
It was a perishing, cold morning on Wednesday 21st January nevertheless; it didn’t put our Preston Primary representatives off taking part in ‘The Great Race’! All of children who competed showed true grit and determination in order to complete the challenging course. The conditions weren’t easy, as the ground was extremely wet, muddy and very slippy but everyone did a sterling job of battling through to achieve their target of…
On the 1st December, Year 1 visited Hartlepool Museum for a trip organised to link with the children’s topic ‘toys from the past’.