Sherington Primary School
Parents Survey on Effective Communication
NOTICE Please can you take the time to fill in this short survey on ‘Parents’Communication’ Effective engagement with parents and carers is a priority for us and we know it is important to you as well. Now the school Twitter account has been running for several months, it is a good time to review how Read More…
May Maths Challenge
During the month of May, there is a Maths challenge open to all pupils. In order to enter the competition, they need to find a way to make the number 8. They can use any method they like using any mathematical concepts (e.g. fractions, decimals, percentages, BODMAS etc.). There is an entry box located in Read More…
Maths Open Morning 2017
On Thursday 16th March, we welcomed parents to our Maths Open Morning, where they were given the opportunity to watch a typical Maths No Problem Lesson and support their child in class. There was a huge turnout with fantastic feedback from all. A successful and informative morning for all.
Science Week 2017
For Science Week, our theme was Change. We had FizzPop come into the school to show us different chemical changes. Here are some of our photos that were taken throughout the week. Have a look!
Science Week Assembly
For Science Week, our theme was Change. We had FizzPop come into school and show us different chemical changes. Have a look!
World Book Day 2017
Sherington have enjoyed a fantastic couple of days celebrating books and reading. We have had a book swap, a teacher swap and seen some incredible costumes based on our book this year: Biscuit Bear. We even had a retweet from the author herself – Mini Grey! Thank you to all the children, parents and carers Read More…
World Book Day on 3rd March!
We are celebrating World Book Day on Friday 3rd March. See and hear the story on here! World Book Day 2017 Biscuit Bear – by Mini Grey
Chinese New Year 2017
Sherington enjoying Chinese New Year activities – ribbon dancing, calligraphy and a fantastic lion dance.
Sherington is now live on twitter!
Twitter is a great way for you to stay up-to-date with what has been happening in school. It will also be an additional way for you to see events and special announcements in real time. Here at Sherington we aim to stay up-to-date with the rapid changes in technology, and believe that these changes provide Read More…
African Masks Workshop
Year 5 made African Masks made out of clay (in our very own Art and DT studio), with Marie-Louise Coffi from Heritage Ceramics. They made a mask that would represent the King in the Republic of Benin, which is on the West Coast of Africa.
Year 5 took part in a Shakespeare workshop, which was kindly delivered by Emma Manton. The children had so much fun; they looked at Shakespeare’s language, characters and themes throughout his play ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’.
The Christmas festivities are in full swing at Sherington! Christmas Concert videos are now on the Gallery page!
A big congratulations to Ms Seymour
A big congratulations to Ms Seymour, our wonderful cook that was nominated and shortlisted for a National FSM Award in the Education category, which she won! The awards acknowledge the prestigious accolade of the catering staff. The awards ceremony took place on Monday 21st November.
English Open Morning
English Open Morning Parents and carers from across the school visited us on Thursday 17th November, for our English Open Morning. It was a huge success and very well attended. Our visitors got to see an inspiring glimpse of how poetry is taught within the school. As always, the feedback was truly wonderful. One parent quoted “I am so impressed Read More…
Art and Design Studio & Photography Competition
Art and Design Studio – Grand opening Thank you to everyone who attended the Grand opening of our Art and Design Studio on Friday 4th November. What a memorable event. A huge thank you to the FOS for their timely and well needed refreshments. Thank you to our Governors who have supported us through the Read More…
Art & Design Studio – Grand Opening
A massive thank you to everyone who attended and contributed to the opening of Sherington’s new building. It was a wonderful evening of live music, art, photography and design; followed by fantastic fireworks. The event was very well attended and it was amazing to see such overwhelming support from children, families, staff, the local community Read More…
The opening of our new Art and Design Studio.
Come to celebrate the opening of our new building, on Friday 4th November. Sherington primary school invites you to the Opening of our new Art and Design Studio. Gates open at 5:30. The band and choir will be performing 5:30- 6:30. The art and design studio will be open from 6:00 to view our new Read More…
Autumn Term Photography Competition
To celebrate the opening of our new Art and Design building, we are having an exciting photography exhibition. Enter your photographs by Monday 31st October 2016 to win a fantastic prize. How to win: best photograph of a building in and around London Who: all children can enter (maximum 3 photos) Anyone else: parents, carers Read More…
Early Years Basic Skills Quality Mark
We would like to congratulate our amazing Early Years Team, for their commitment and hard work in renewing the Early Years Quality Mark this term. We are very proud of our dedicated staff and amazing children who were able to quickly showcase their learning in basic skills and their attractive and purposeful learning environment. Click Read More…
Year 6 School Journey
Year 6 have had a fantastic adventure on their school journey to Wales. They took part in many exciting activities to develop their confidence, teamwork and independence. Children went rock climbing, gorge walking, orienteering, mine exploring, night walking through a forest and they even climbed a mountain. They have practised and lived Sherington’s values of Read More…
Reception English Open Morning 2016-17
Thank you to all parents and carers who attended our English Open Morning. The children in Angelfish and Fireflies had a great morning developing their reading and writing skills through a range of different practical activities and resources. The talk for learning that was happening in the classroom environment was wonderful, the children were so excited to talk Read More…
Reception Parents Maths Open Morning
Thank you to all parents/carers who attended our Maths Open Morning. Angelfish and Fireflies had a great morning developing their mathematical knowledge and understanding, showcasing a range of practical activities and resources. The classroom environments looked amazing. Parents were very receptive and gave very positive feedback. A huge thank you to the Early Years Team Read More…
New Poet Laureate
Our Poet Laureate for 2016-17 has been crowned at a special assembly. The outgoing holder of the post performed her last poem to celebrate the end of the school year. The new incumbent was selected from a strong shortlist but impressed the selection panel with her poem ‘Rio’ and its nod to Kevin Crossley Holland. Read More…
Spring Term Parents’ Evenings Pupils at Sherington were at the centre of planning their own parents’ evening. Children chose what work to showcase and spoke articulately about the steps and skills necessary for progress and achievement. Parents have commented on how great it was to hear about their child’s learning directly from them, as well as Read More…
Science Week runs from Monday 7th – Friday 11th of March. With British astronaut Tim Peake still orbiting the earth, this year’s theme is Space. Look out for photographs in the gallery – there’s a lot going on. Watch this ‘space’!
Literacy Open Morning
On Thursday 12th November we welcomed parents and carers from across the school to join us for a poetry themed Literacy Open Morning. Once again the event was well attended, and those who attended left with a better understanding of how poetry is taught across the school.
On Tuesday 10th November, Nigerian Triple-Jumper, Tosin Oke, came to visit Sherington to inspire us all to be the best that we can be. We marvelled at his athleticism and were motivated by his dedication to his sport. We all wish Tosin the very best for future championships and we shall be cheering for him in the 2016 Olympics in Rio. Go Read More…
Visit of Children’s Author – Mac Barnett
Children from Invicta Primary School joined us to welcome children’s author Mac Barnett, who is currently visiting the UK. Mac Barnett read to the children from two of his books. He also discussed his books, his career, and his inpirations with the children, signed copies of books, and answered questions.
Starting this term, Sherington will be running a Judo Club as one of its many after school activities. Two Senseis came and gave our children an exciting demonstration during assembly.
Science Week 2015
On the week beginning 16th March 2015, pupils and staff celebrated Sherington Science Week. There has been a real buzz of excitement, with a fabulous array of science activities taking place in and out of school; such as a visit from Liam the farmer and his mobile farm and Mr Farrington with his bees. Charlton Read More…
Grand Opening of the Linnaeus Garden
On Monday 16th March, we formally celebrated the opening of The Linnaeus Garden, which was officially opened by Chris Collins, the Blue Peter Gardener. Glee Club performed and children from 5P presented their artwork, as a gift of thanks, to those who helped craete the garden.
World Book Day
On Thursday 5th March, to celebrate World Book Day, every child was able to take home a new book thanks to our book swap. Pupils had a fantastic time browsing through the great range of donated books on offer. This year, our chosen book for WBD was the Wizard of Oz. As usual, children, parents Read More…
Chinese New Year
Pupils from Nursery to Year 6 welcomed the Year of the Sheep in our Chinese New Year celebrations this week. Pupils were entertained in our school hall by the Chinese Lion before taking part in calligraphy and Tai Chi workshops. Thank you to ChunYui, Phoebe, Aimee and Amy who shared Chinese stories, dancing and lanterns Read More…
On the 17th of December our wonderful cook and her team made a delicious Christmas for all the children and staff of Sherington. Joseph Lubin in 5p said; “The lunch was really good , it felt so Christmassy in the hall. My favourite part of the lunch was that I got to sit next to my Read More…
When the sun went down and the lights on the Christmas tree began to flicker the children of Sherington were invited back to school to listen to Christmas stories. Children gathered in the school hall in their pyjamas to listen to Christmas stories told by the Head and Deputy head teacher. What a special occasion!
On Saturday the 6th of December the Friends of Sherington organised a Christmas Fair. Lots of fun was had by all. The hall and playground was full of festival stalls. Well done to the Friends of Sherington for this successful event which raised lots of money for the school. Thank you to everyone who helped Read More…
Literacy Open Morning
On Thursday we opened up the school to our parents for the annual Literacy open morning. With a poetry focus throughout the school, parents were able to see progression of these skills. Thanks to all the parents that attended making it the best attended opening morning yet. This is what the parents had to say about it: “It Read More…
Children in Need
Thank you for joining in to raise money for Children in Need. We raised over £400!