Courtwood Primary School

Appointment at Governance Level

The Collegiate Trust has grown from two to six academies across Croydon and Crawley in the last year, and is now delivering high quality learning to over 4000 pupils and students, employing almost 600 staff and with an annual income of almost £22m.  As a result we are looking to make further appointments to our group of […]

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TCT Annual Report Out Now

The Collegiate Trust’s Annual Report is now available to read online or download.

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Edible Playground

We are delighted to announce that an Edible Playground will be built on site at Courtwood, during the Easter break. Trees for Cities have invested £25,000 into the project, with a £5,000 contribution from the school and PTFA. The project will allow the children to access gardening, growing and harvesting activities all year round, with […]

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Year 3 TATE Project

Our Year 3 class were visited by photographer, Cora James, to capture their contribution to the project being completed by Steve McQueen. The children watched a short film explaining the project prior to the visit, and had lots of fun during the session completing some drama games and had the opportunity to ask questions about […]

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Rhyme Rockets

The children were treated to a performance of The Ridiculous Rhyme Show on Tuesday, and Years 5 and 6 to a television workshop afterwards. The Ridiculous Rhyme Show was written and developed by Cbeebies presenters Joe Chambers and Andrew Crawford. They began their rhyming adventure in 2012 playing First Officer Ditty and Professor Poet on The […]

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Florence Nightingale Museum

On Monday 1st April Year 2 went on an exciting school trip to the Florence Nightingale Museum in London. It was great way to launch their new History topic all about Florence and other nurturing nurses. During the visit the children had the opportunity to meet Florence herself, who told them all about her life, […]

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Easter Performance

Year 4 performed their Easter play, ‘Easter Praise on Netflix’,  to all their parents and carers this week. There were children watching a TV programme on Netflix to learn about the meaning of Easter and how it is not just about eating lots of chocolate! The songs were exceptionally catchy and the parents went home singing […]

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Half Marathon Heroes

On Sunday 24th March, Mrs Squires and Mrs Cleaves took up the challenge of running 13.1 miles in the London Landmarks Half Marathon. Weaving in and out of many of London’s famous sights, the half marathon supports fundraising for many charities and was the first half marathon ever for our amazing pair, who only started […]

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Tesco Bags of Help Scheme

We are delighted to have received notification that Courtwood has been awarded £1,000 after our Tesco’s Bags of Help application was successful and went to vote. The money is to be used to make improvements to the Reception class outdoor area and we will be working with our site team closely, to ensure this can […]

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Thank You Mrs Barnard

Last week we said a fond farewell to our longest serving member of staff, Mrs Barnard, who has worked at Courtwood since 1999. During her twenty years service, Mrs Barnard is estimated to have worked with over 600 children during their time in either Reception or year 1! The children said goodbye during a special […]

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Sponsored Bounce

Courtwood Primary School held their PTFA Sponsored Bounce on Tuesday 12th March. After lunch the hall was prepared by putting up a huge bouncy castle! Class by class, the children came in and the aim was to see how many bounces each child could achieve in one minute. Each child received a certificate and there […]

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Year 4 Maths

Year 4 have been working hard in their maths lessons, learning how to calculate area of rectangular shapes. As part of their learning, the children were challenged to create robots formed from rectangular shapes, to travel to the moon on a space mission. Each piece of their robot had to measure a specified area. The […]

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