Courtwood Primary School

Vocabulary Day

Courtwood’s World Book Day celebrations were all focused around vocabulary. Children and teachers had a great time dressing up as their favourite word! The day started with a ‘word parade’ in the hall and the children then spent the rest of the day celebrating all things word related in the classroom. The children enjoyed teaching […]

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Billionaire Boy

On Thursday 30th January pupils at Courtwood were lucky enough to visit Churchill Theatre, Bromley to watch Billionaire Boy. All children participated in a book club before the trip, lead by our English Lead Mrs Cleaves, giving them the opportunity to discuss the book by David Walliams. We had excellent feedback from the children who […]

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Christingle

 Years 1&2 visited Addington Methodist Church for their annual Christingle service with Benny and Caryl. The children learnt about Christingle and why it is celebrated around the world. Each child took an orange with them to the Church and decorated it to show the significance of each part. The children wrapped red tape around the […]

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Christmas with the Aliens

 Courtwood were surprised to welcome some unusual visitors to Years 1&2 last week. Aliens arrived to find out the meaning of Christmas for Years 1&2 Christmas play, ‘Christmas with the Aliens’. All of the children have practised so hard over the last few weeks and the 2 shows they performed to parents were fantastic. Amazing singing, lots of […]

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Santa’s Stories

On Wednesday 18th December Courtwood were lucky enough to have a visit from Father Christmas, all the way from the North Pole! Parents and children joined Father Christmas for a festive storytelling after which the children all received their own Christmas book! The children enjoyed the opportunity to share their new stories with their adults, […]

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Year 2 Learning

Year 2 have been learning about the Great Fire of London. We have really looked in depth at why and how the fire started, putting ourselves in the shoes of Londoners in 1666. We also looked at how important Samuel Pepys’ diary was and we recreated some of our own. You can also take a […]

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Christmas Food Bank Donations

Here at Courtwood we have been collecting donations of items to pass on to our local food bank, supporting The Trussel Trust, in time for Christmas. The Trussell Trust is a NGO and charity that works to end the need for food banks in the UK. It supports a network of over 1,200 food bank […]

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Get Fired: Read and Paint

On Monday 2nd December we were excited to host out first exclusive ‘Courtwood Read and Paint Session’ at Get Fired in Purley. The Christmassy session started with a retelling of the classic retelling of ‘The Snowman and the Snowdog’ by Raymond Briggs. The children then had the opportunity to decorate their own decoration to hang […]

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The Arc Centre

On Tuesday 27th November, Year 1 took a trip on the bus to The Arc Centre, Greenvale School. As part of our geography learning journey topic we are learning about hot and cold climates and how animals adapt to their surroundings. The Arc Centre provide a dessert climate, featuring a range of animals, such as […]

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Air Ambulance Kent & Surrey

Courtwood have been collecting empty crisp packets to help support Air Ambulance Kent & Surrey in raising essential money to ensure they can continue to save lives. We have a fantastic amount of empty crisp packets aswell as empty coffee pods. We are looking forward to continue supporting this great cause and hope that family and friends […]

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Panathlon Festival

Chestnut attended the Panathlon Festival at Riddlesdown on Monday 11th November. Great fun was had by all who took part in the sports activities which involved lots of other schools from the borough. Children gained pointed for completing and participating in various sports activities such as table top cricket, parachute games and football skills.Each child recieved a […]

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Year 4 French

Year 4 have had 5 students from Trinity in every Tuesday to teach us some french. We have really enjoyed learning new phrases and vocabulary, including colours, numbers and days of the week. The students have taught us in really fun ways and it has been interesting learning about life at secondary school​.

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