School News Archive      May 2019 to July 2019

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Every term we always launch or open something new at Dogsthorpe Infant School. Our Summer Term 2019 began with the opening of our new outside gymnasium. This sports equipment was provided to the school courtesy of the UK Government's new sugar tax.  

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Ruby, our school therapy dog, began her 'Paws To Read' sessions, Dojo Winners made and enjoyed their own pizzas & EYFS had a picnic on the Moon.

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Year Two classes went back in time to see life in the Middle Ages and our pupils enjoyed classical music performed by the 'Britten Sinfonia'. 

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Year 1 went to the seaside, explored the beach and saw a lighthouse. They also did some great seaside art work. 

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In Reading Cafe our Reception children enjoyed two stories of 'Totem Tale ' & 'Arnie The Doughnut'. They also made their own Totem pole. 

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LOCAL EARLY YEARS SETTINGS ATTENDED OUR SONIC PHONICS TRAINING SESSIONS AT DOGSTHORPE INFANT SCHOOL

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EVERY SUMMER WE TAKE PART IN THE PETERBOROUGH SCHOOLS COUNTRY DANCE FESTIVAL. THE MEMBERS OF OUR SCHOOL DANCE CLUB

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ANOTHER FREE BREAKFAST OFFERED TO EVERY PUPIL AND THEIR PARENT OR CARER AS PART OF OUR BOOK BUZZ PROGRAMME.

THE CHILDREN WERE ALLOWED TO COME TO SCHOOL FOR THIS EVENT DRESSED IN THEIR FAVOURITE PYJAMAS!

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TO COINCIDE WITH FATHER'S DAY WE INVITED ALL OUR PUPILS' DADS AND MALE CARERS INTO SCHOOL. 

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WOODCUTTERS CLUB MAKE LIGHTHOUSE MODELS.                                 THE BOOK BUS VISITED US FOR THREE DAYS AND EVERY PUPIL HAD A READING SESSION ON BOARD!

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AS PART OF OUR NEW S.T.E.M. PLANS, YEAR 2 PLANNED, DESIGNED AND BUILT THEIR OWN 'DOGSTHORPE CITY' WITH AIRPORT, HARBOUR, HOUSES, SHOPS, TRANSPORT LINKS, HOSPITAL, SCHOOLS, PLACES OF WORSHIP & ROADS TO LINK THEM ALL!   

How many future architects, city councillors, housebuilders and transort managers have started their Learning Journey & career right here at Dogsthorpe Infant School?  

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NOT SNAKES ON A PLANE BUT.....  DINOSAURS ON A BUS!     THE DOGSTHORPE INFANTS' LEARNING JOURNEY BUS!   

OUR BUS CAN TAKE OUR PUPILS DEEP INTO A RAINFOREST. VISIT THE PYRAMIDS OF EGYPT. EXPLORE A MEDIEVAL CASTLE. WONDER AT THE  GREAT CITIES OF THE WORLD 

SUBMERGE ITSELF UNDER THE WAVES TO SEE SHARKS & OTHER MARINE LIFE.... AND EVEN LAUNCH INTO SPACE TO VISIT OTHER PLANETS AND FIND OUT WHAT LIFE IS LIKE THERE!

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OUR DOJO WINNERS ENJOY AN ICE CREAM IN OUR LEARNING JOURNEY BUS STATION   (Outside classroom).  

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OUR FINAL SHOWCASE SHINE TIMES TOOK PLACE IN THE FINAL WEEK OF TERM AND OUR 2018-2019 (69th) ACADEMIC YEAR CAME TO A CLOSE. 

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PARENTS AND CARERS VISITED THEIR CHILD'S CLASSROOM FOR THE FINAL TIME THIS ACADEMIC YEAR

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AND OUR 2018-2019 ACADEMIC YEAR CAME TO A CLOSE!      BUT WE WILL BE BACK IN AUGUST FOR OUR TRANSITION EVENTS!