School News Archive      SUMMER TERM 2018

A NEW TERM AND ONCE AGAIN OUR CHILDREN AND PARENTS RETURNED TO FIND EVEN MORE IMPROVEMENTS. 

LOTS OF NEW THINGS CAME INTO SCHOOL OVER THE EASTER HOLIDAYS SUCH AS THIS HUGE NEW MURAL NEAR OUR LIBRARY

OUR YEAR TWO PUPILS WENT TO MOUNTFITCHET CASTLE IN ESSEX TO LEARN ABOUT LIFE IN THE MIDDLE AGES.

SOME OF OUR YEAR 2 PUPILS MADE PUPPETS. WHAT ADVENTURES COULD THEY WRITE FOR THEM TO ENJOY? 

DADS & GRANDADS COME INTO SCHOOL FOR READING & ART WORKSHOPS

NEW FAMILY MEETING ROOM WITH BRAND-NEW SOFAS AND UNDERFLOOR HEATING

NEW OUTSIDE PATIO AREA FOR OUR TEACHERS TO ENJOY FRESH AIR & SUNSHINE DURING SUMMER LUNCH BREAKS AND THEY CAN ALSO KEEP UP TO DATE WITH WHAT'S HAPPENING IN THE NEWS & ON TWITTER VIA THEIR OWN TRILBY TV. 

WHEREVER THEY GO IN OUR SCHOOL OUR CHILDREN CAN SEE THEMSELVES LEARNING VIA OUR NEW DIGITAL SCREENS

OUR NEW WALL OF MIRRORS FOR CHILDREN TO VIEW THEMSELVES AS ASTRONAUT, DANCER, FOOTBALLER,  PAINTER ETC. ETC.

OUR PARENTS & CARERS CAN VIEW THEIR OWN TRILBY TV INFO SCREENS WHEN DROPPING THEIR CHILD OFF OR WAITING TO COLLECT THEM AT THE END OF THE DAY. THEY CAN READ THE NEWS, WEATHER OR VIEW OUR OWN PHOTOS & VIDEOS 

THE CIRCUS CAME TO TOWN FOR EVERYONE IN YEAR TWO.

OUR GARDENING CLUB SET TO WORK LEARNING ABOUT PLANTS & SEEDS. (Thanks to our local Dobbies Garden Centre.) 

OUR RECEPTION CLASSES HAD A VISIT FROM REAL SPIDERS, SNAKES & LIZARDS TO HELP WITH THEIR LEARNING. 

THE VERY FIRST PETERBOROUGH GOVERNORS DAY WAS HELD AT HAMPTON GARDENS ACADEMY ON SATURDAY 16th JUNE 2018.  SPEAKERS INCLUDED PAUL BROOKER (HMI OFSTED), JONATHAN LEWIS (DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION FOR CAMBRIDGESHIRE & PETERBOROUGH, AL KINGSLEY (HAMPTON M.A.T) & BECKY WATERS (HEADTEACHER OF DOGSTHORPE INFANT SCHOOL).

YEAR ONE WERE BUSY OUTSIDE LEARNING ABOUT THE DIFFERENT NAMES OF TREES. THEY EVEN DISCOVERED THAT ONE TREE IN THEIR PLAYGROUND WAS OVER 150 YEARS OLD AND THAT OUR SCHOOL HAD BEEN BUILT AROUND IT NEARLY 70 YEARS AGO. 

DOGSTHORPE INFANT SCHOOL CAME HOME CLUTCHING YET MORE TROPHIES FOR OUR PUPILS' MOVIE AWARDS CABINET

THE FIRST DOGSTHORPE INFANT SCHOOL KEY STAGE 1 DANCE FESTIVAL

OUR 'FIT FOR FUN' WEEK.  with 'DINO STOMP' - KEEP FIT - SPORTS DAY COMPETITIONS - HEALTHY EATING - BASKETBALL - 

THE LATEST DOGSTHORPE INFANTS RESOURCE ARRIVED AT SCHOOL THIS TERM - OUR NEW 'LEARNING JOURNEY' EDTECH BUS.

OUR NEW BUS THEN HAD ITS ENGINE FULLY DECOMMISSIONED AND ITS FUEL, OIL & BATTERIES REMOVED TO MAKE IT SAFE.

IT WILL NOW BE RESPRAYED, BE COMPLETELY REDESIGNED INSIDE, HAVE ITS SEATS REMOVED, MAINS ELECTRICITY SUPPLIED, HAVE AIR-CONDITIONING, HEATING & LIGHTING FITTED, HAVE NEW CARPETS, FURNITURE, WI-FI, BURGLAR ALARMS AND CCTV CAMERAS INSTALLED AND 'LEARNING JOURNEY' WILL BE ALL READY TO ROLL FOR ITS OFFICIAL OPENING IN NOVEMBER.

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CONNECT WITH DOGSTHORPE INFANT SCHOOL

Please use the form below to email our headteacher, Mrs Waters.

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   Head Teacher :   Mrs Becky Waters 

   Deputy Head  :   Mrs Emma Marks

    School Office :   Mrs Pagett. Miss Paling.   

         Telephone :    01733 566849  (4 lines).

         24-hour Answerphone Service

 School Site Manager :   Mr Niel Leggett.   

 Security Team Tel. :  079 50 36 83 28

 360° CCTV cameras operating 24hrs.

 Security Duty Watch.  24-7.  365 days

  360 degree camera coverage of site. 

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