Courtwood Primary School

Sublime Science

This week, the school were paid a visit by Sublime Science. We were shown the properties of dry ice and scientific terminology such as condensation, evaporation and sublimation were explained. We observed a range of experiments using dry ice in a variety of containers, demonstrating the effect of temperature and catalysts on the rate reaction. Each class […]

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Allstar Games

On Saturday 1st of June the Courtwood street dance crews participated at the 2019 Allstar games competition held at Crystal Palace Sports Centre . The Allstar games saw over 350 children competing to a 500+ strong audience in-front of 3 top professional industry judges . Courtwood street dance crew were fantastic and really did us […]

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Excellent Education for All

Our staff have been working hard to ensure that the richness of our curriculum here at Courtwood is communicated through our curriculum aim and intent. We have looked at our Courtwood curriculum offer, thought about what makes Courtwood unique, and written our intent statements around each aspect of our unique curriculum. We believe the aspects […]

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Chessington

Year 4 have had a great science trip to Chessington World of Adventure. As part of our science learning journey of Classification, we took part in a workshop sorting the animals from the story the Gruffalo and described theif characteristics. After that, We held a real life African land snail! We went on to explore […]

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Guildford Museum

On Tuesday Year 3 went back in time to 1893 and became Victorian school children during our visit to the ancient schoolroom in Guildford. We spent the day with Miss Smith and Miss Emily and experienced a day in the life of a Victorian school child. We followed their rules and timetable and was able […]

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Gatton Park

On Wednesday 1st May, Reception went on an exciting school trip to Gatton Park.  We had a fun packed day with lots of activities. Our morning began with the story of ‘Jasper’s Beanstalk’. In groups we followed a trail of the days of the week to collect resources to sow our seeds and played games to help […]

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New Addington Fire Station

On Wednesday 1st May, some of Holly class visited the Fire station in New Addington. We have been learning about people who help us, and one of the books we have been looking at is a story about Charlie the Firefighter, so we thought we would find out what firefighters do in real life. As […]

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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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