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Primary Parliament

Our School Parliament members joined other schools from across the city to participate in Primary Parliament. How wonderfully they represented Southwold at Nottingham Council House!

Amazing commendation for RESPECT

We would like to say a massive WELL DONE to these girls from Key Stage 1 for showing one of our school core values. Whilst out on their school trip yesterday a member of the public commented on how well they behaved and represented our school with the respect value.

Music Camp 2022

Making music in the hills! Year 5 flautists and guitarists had an incredible time in Ilam Hall. Thanks to Nottingham Music Hub for a great couple of days.

“Dance your cares away, Worry’s for another day!”

Summer Achievement Assembly

An early achievement assembly took place this morning before the hall became too hot! Here are some of our wonderful award winners, winning prizes for achievement, behaviour and kindness – well done!


Sports Day today was the usual wonderful (and superbly organised) event and this year we were able to welcome parents back! Well done to the amazing team spirit and healthy competition of the children!

KS2 National Literacy Programme afternoon

KS2 pupils had a fabulous afternoon as part of the Young Readers Programme with the National Literacy Trust.  We received our third and final free book and also made a bookmark. We joined in with the totally amazing Paul Cookson and his poetry (with so much laughter!) and also wrote class poems with him!!

Platinum Jubilee street party and picnic

We loved our Platinum Jubilee Celebration street party lunch and picnic. We also were so happy to receive our commemorative book!

Whole school Platinum Jubilee Celebrations

For our Platinum Jubilee Celebration we had such a wonderful time playing traditional games on the school field, dressed in red, white and blue! We then sang the national anthem to celebrate the queen’s reign of 70 years!

Year 5 – Our Futures project

Year 5 loved taking part in a robotics challenge led by the ‘Our Futures’ team, programming robots to make their way through a maze. We were trying to get the hoop and the ball in the target triangles!

Award winner for Spring Term

An enormous well done to our achievement, behaviour and kindness award winners for Spring Term. We are very proud of you!

Always Award – Glow in the Dark Dodgeball!

Another choice for Glow in the dark dodgeball sessions for the end of term Always Award, rewarding the children who ALWAYS do the right thing! We had so much fun!

Year 4 Great Orchestra Experiment

Year 4 absolutely loved taking part in the Great Orchestra Experience this week at Nottingham Albert Hall. What a wonderful experience! Thanks so much as always to Nottingham Music Hub

EYC Bear Hunt and exhibition

Today, EYC invited all of our parents to watch EYC’S exhibition.  Our EYC choir sang some bear songs and then the parents joined us for a bear hunt.  We went through the long wavy grass, squelched in the thick oozy mud, splashed through the cold wet river, had a stumble trip through the forest, braved a swirling whirling snowstorm then tip toed to the cave, where we found a bear!!!  It was such a beautiful day.

Year 5 Area Band

HUGELY proud of our Year 5 pupils who took part in the March Area Band performance tonight with the amazing Nottingham Music Hub! Well done to all the children and music hub staff for putting on such a great show.

Sunflowers of peace, love and hope

We chose sunflowers, the national flowers of Ukraine, to write messages of peace, hope and love for all the victims of war in this world and enable the children to express themselves if they wanted.

Ukranian crisis donations

We are humbled by how kind our community has been and how everyone has come together to give donations to the people of Ukraine.  Thank you everyone – by tomorrow, this will all be on its way to some of those who urgently need it ❤️🧡💛

The Red Tree

The children reacted so thoughtfully and creatively to the story of ‘The Red Tree’ and the virtual production by Red Earth Theatre as part of National Storytelling Week. The display is now up in our entrance hall to celebrate their responses and it is very beautiful.

Book Winners!

Class 3 have just been lucky enough to have our name pulled out of the hat to win 30 new books with a well-being theme! We look forward to receiving them from Nottingham City Library!

Rainbow Reading Initiative

Well done to our pupils who have completed another bookmark in our rainbow reading initiative by reading 30 times! They chose their prize and are keen to fill the next colour of bookmark!

Spring Term Always Award

Children loved the archery sessions for their Always Award.  Well done for such great behaviour this half-term!

Safer Internet day

It’s Safer Internet Day today (Tuesday 8th February) and the children have had important key stage assemblies today to discuss the theme ‘Exploring Respect and Relationships Online’ to remind them of key iss

Year 4 with Nottingham Music Hub

Year 4 had a fabulous session today with Nottingham Music Hub, with flute and guitar players showcasing their new learning to each other so confidently. Well done everybody!

National Storytelling Week book sale

As part of our celebration of National Storytelling Week we had a second-hand book sale and the children loved browsing and choosing books to take home to read.

World Hijab Day

Happy World Hijab Day! It has been lovely to have our children celebrating today, including joining in a focused assembly, wearing hijabs and listening to stories.

Year 1 make delicious sandwiches!

Class 1 have been learning about what instructions are and why we need them. We wrote our own set of instructions to make a sandwich. We followed our instructions so well to make delicious sandwiches!

House Team challenge design winners

School Parliament and House captains had the tricky task of choosing the winners of the house team challenge – to design the inside of one of our beach huts! There were so many entries and they chose winners or runners up from each class. We will now use elements from the nine winning designs to create amazing beach hut spaces! Pupil leadership is so strong!

KS1 Achievement, Behaviour and Kindness winners

Congratulations to our KS1 achievement, behaviour and kindness winners of Autumn Term 2021 – you should be very proud of your teachers’ positive comments about your amazing attitudes and achievements!

Christingle at St Peter’s Church

What a lovely morning attending a Christingle service especially for our school at St Peter’s Church in Radford. Huge thanks to all at St Peter’s for our warm welcome and special service – and for the Christingle for everyone!  It has been a long time since we visited the church due to the pandemic, so it was great to go back!

Environment Week showcase assembly

A huge well done to all our classes, who presented their learning to the rest of the school in our Environment Week showcase assembly – wow! You really know so much and understand the importance of making a difference to our world!

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