Community Celebration Event 2018

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Pupils and staff organised a fantastic community event, supported by the Big Lottery Fund. Residents of the village, pupils from other local schools and members of the community visited the school and enjoyed a range of activities. The Mayor Martin Wrigley was also a special guest at the event.

Even in the pouring rain, the children performed songs and dances under the gazebos, and then visitors could enjoy a lovely fair trade cafe with superb cream teas and take part in some fair trade games and competitions. They also had the opportunity to read with the children, learn the guitar and practise their cross stitch.


Cockwood’s Got Talent 2017

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We held our annual show this week.

Once again the acts were varied and very entertaining, enjoyed by the judges and the audience alike!
The talent was outstanding and the comments from our judges Aisha Flewin and Simon Cruel were very encouraging!


Music Showcase 2017

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This week the young musicians of Cockwood School displayed their wonderful talents in our annual Music Showcase. Children from across the school came together to perform to a crowd in the Village Hall for both parents and friends, wowing the audience with some super musical pieces.

Our current music teachers specialise in keyboard, drums and guitar. We were able to see an array of performances across these instruments from pupils of all levels. It was truly fantastic to see even beginner performers take to the stage with such confidence. A big well done to all those children involved, and a big thank you to our music teachers for their continued hard work.


Race for Life Challenge

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Parents, staff and pupils came together recently to raise funds for Cancer Research by taking part in a Race for Life Challenge.

This was such a worthwhile cause and we are so proud of the achievements of everyone from such a small school. £1634 was raised from this event, which is incredible.

Well done to everyone who took part, but particularly to Mrs Hannaford for organising the day.  (more…)

School Council 2016-17

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Our School Council has been elected and we have a new Head Boy and Head Girl. Congratulations to you both!

They will be working with the rest of the School Council and we are looking forward to seeing the difference they can make in improving our school. They have already met and discussed plans for the year ahead. Our School Council is also very involved in making sure we retain our Fairtrade Schools Status and they have already planned events to support this.


Musical Showcase 2016

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Once again, parents, grandparents and children were treated to a fantastic afternoon of music at the annual Musical Showcase.

There was a wide variety of music from classical to pop, played on a number of instruments by our very talented and hard-working young musicians.

The show started with a bang, with 2 boys showing of their drum skills, followed by wonderful performances on guitar and vocals, and ended with our young pianists showing off the pieces they have learned this year. (more…)

Cockwood’s Got Talent 2016!

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We held our annual Talent Show and as usual the standard was high!

The judges finally decided on 3 runners up and an ultimate winner.

A lovely duet of Your song sang by two Year 5 girls.

A good afternoon enjoyed by the whole school! (more…)

Fairtrade Lunchbox Competition

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The Fairtrade committee recently ran a very successful competition around Fairtrade Lunchboxes. Children were encouraged to bring in as many Fairtrade items in their lunchboxes as possible.

This proved to be a huge success and children brought in all sorts of fairtrade items from bananas to chocolate bars, homemade smoothies and cakes. (more…)