Courtwood Primary School

Year 2 Synagogue Trip

On Thursday 31st January Year 2 went on an interesting school trip to Bromley Reform Synagogue. We had a fun morning finding out all about Judaism and loved having the opportunity to see the Torah scrolls in real life! We found out about how Friday evenings are spent in Jewish homes and the celebration of Shabbat. ​We […]

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Fabulous Behaviour!

During the recent Year 6 Whitgift week, the class travelled to and from Whitgift school on the local buses. We were delighted to hear from a 73 year old gentleman who was travelling on the bus with Year 6, on their return from Whitgift on Wednesday afternoon. He wanted to pass on how impressed he […]

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Big Schools’ Birdwatch Update

Thank you to all the Birdwatch Champions – and parents and carers –  for sending in plenty of empty yoghurt pots and toilet rolls! On Friday, the children spent a fun half an hour getting a bit messy and sticky, but between them they mixed up some amazing bird cakes.  The bird feeders are now setting for a few […]

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50th Anniversary Artworks

Year 6 have been given a fantastic opportunity to use the art resources and art studio at Croydon High. Every other Thursday year 6 will be travelling to Croydon High with the aim that eventually they will produce a fantastic art piece to celebrate Courtwood’s 50th Anniversary. Each child has been given their own art […]

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The Big Schools’ Birdwatch

Over the next couple of weeks, a group of children at Courtwood will become “Birdwatch Champions”. Along with over 70,000 other teachers and pupils around the country, they will be helping the RSPB with their scientific research.  The children will be creating some delicious bird seed cakes at school and then they will be counting and recording the […]

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“Speak out. Stay safe.”

The NSPCC visited our school on Wednesday 23rd January and delivered their Speak out. Stay safe. assembly to share information with the children about how they can keep themselves safe from harm and get help if they have any worries. It was a very worthwhile and empowering session for both pupils and teachers. The NSPCC’s mascot, Buddy, was introduced to […]

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Launch of Breakfast Provision at Courtwood

A fantastic first day at the launch of Courtwood’s new Breakfast provision! 92 children attended and tried out either our cereals, toasted bagels, porridge or fruit. With support from the National Schools Breakfast Programme we have been able to equip the hut in the playground into a fantastic Breakfast Bar and hope that every child […]

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Tesco’s Bags of Help Scheme

Between the 1st January and 28th February, you will be able to vote in local Tesco stores for Courtwood Primary to win up to £4,000! After any purchase you will receive a token, which you can then drop into the collection stand to cast your vote. The money will help support the regeneration of our […]

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Courtwood Fundraising Update

At the time of writing (Dec 2018), we have raised £215 – thank you to all who have contributed. The next time you log in to ParentPay please have a quick look at the new link at the bottom of the page. We have set up a fundraising link ‘Fundraising Donations’ to enable anyone who wishes to […]

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Christmas Jumper Day

On Friday 14th December, the children came to school wearing their best Christmas jumpers, creating a dazzling sight in the hall when they gathered for assembly. The reason, of course, was to support Save the Children Christmas Jumper Day and help raise money to support children less fortunate across the UK and beyond. Thank you to […]

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Year 1 and Year 2 Christmas Play

It was ‘Lights, Camel, Action!’ on Wednesday 11th and Tuesday 12th December, when year 1 and year 2 transformed themselves into characters from 2000 years ago. Parents and children were enthralled by the confident performances of the Kinds, Stars, Sheep and Shepherds, Mary, Joseph the judges and many more. The children acted with great professionalism, sung beautifully […]

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Reception Play

Our amazing class performed ‘Shine Star Shine’ to their parents and carers on Wednesday 12th December. There were lots of star performances and smiling faces, as the children sung their songs, delivered their lines and acted their little hearts out. Well done to all of Reception class on their very first school performance.

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