Latest from Littleport Community Primary…

Latest from Littleport Community Primary…

It has been a very busy and fun term at Littleport Community Primary School. So much has been happening that I have asked members of staff to help with our contribution to the latest edition of Littleport Life. One of the high points this year, was the news that Brooke Smith in Year 4 had won an Art Competition organised by East Cambs District Council to design a character to promote recycling called ‘Michael Recycle’….

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The Active Learning Trust – A Letter from Scott Gaskins

The Active Learning Trust – A Letter from Scott Gaskins

The new Littleport campus has made excellent progress in recent months this was evident as seen on a recent site visit by the schools’ management team. It has really gained momentum and functional spaces are now being developed with electrics being fitted into rooms, windows fitted, and paint even going on to walls in some areas. The final decoration finishes have been completed, and there is definitely a light and airy feel making the most…

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Millfield School

Millfield School

All schools are legally obliged to follow a broad and balanced curriculum and yet with the national focus on reading, writing and maths, along with everything in the media about standards not being high enough, it would be easy to think that this was all schools offered. However at Millfield we believe very much in providing a range of rich opportunities for all our children. It is through these that children learn about the things…

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The Active Learning Trust

The Active Learning Trust

The Littleport and East Cambs Academy site continues to develop on a daily basis. Since our last site visit in early January, windows and internal walls have been fitted and numerous meetings behind the scenes have decided furniture choices, IT systems, staffing ratios and lots more. The recruitment drive for the Academy has also been very successful with interest from nearly fifty candidates. The interviews for the positions will be in the next few weeks…

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Millfield School

Millfield School

By the time you are reading this, we shall be quite a way into 2017- nevertheless, a ‘Happy New Year’ to you all! I sincerely hope it is a peaceful one for you. Have you noticed now, when you go into supermarkets or stationery shops, the shelves have plenty of colouring books, for both children and adults- ‘mindfulness’ books. There is no hiding from the fact that resources and funding allocated to mental health services…

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Millfield School

Millfield School

This is the first edition of Littleport Life this academic year, and since the last edition we have had the summer holidays and the lovely weather. That all now seems an age away and Christmas is on the horizon. At the end of September, our Year 6 children had a fantastic experience on their residential visit at PGL in Caythorpe, Lincolnshire. With 3 members of staff, they spent 2 nights away from home taking part…

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Littleport Community Primary School Riots!

Littleport Community Primary School Riots!

Yes! This summer in the spirit of commemoration of the people who took to the streets to protest their lot, Littleport Community School pupils re-enacted this important part of their village’s history. Along with other groups, the children in period costume set off from the site of former pub, The Globe. Dozens of angry residents had gathered there for the monthly benevolent club meeting to discuss the hardship being caused by the astronomically rising prices…

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The Active Learning Trust

The Active Learning Trust

Residents of Littleport will be aware of the exciting new building project that is going full-steam ahead on the site adjacent to the Littleport Sports Centre. The Active Learning Trust is delighted to be part of the project, which will include a secondary school, a special school, and a brand new sports centre. The Active Learning Trust already successfully runs 17 schools in Cambridgeshire and Suffolk, including two secondary schools, a special school and 14…

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Millfield School

Millfield School

A Look Back As always, the end of the school year in the summer was very busy but great fun for the children. Sports day took place with a slightly different format, with key stage 2 in the morning and key stage 1 in the afternoon – the weather was ideal, the children did themselves proud and it was lovely to see so many parents and grandparents enjoying the day; the plan for the day…

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Littleport Community Primary School

Littleport Community Primary School

When The Rugby World Cup came to Littleport! We all enjoyed our Rugby World Cup activities in October. It was a wonderful experience with children learning a huge amount about all the countries taking part. Each class ‘adopted’ a country and then learnt about the language, food, geography and culture of countries from Samoa to Argentina and from Fiji to South Africa. On the Friday we all travelled ‘around the world’ visiting each country and…

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