Reading Cafe

On Monday Petteril Bank's Reading Cafe was open for business! We welcomed pupils and their families to the hall where they could enjoy a brew and a book together in a cosy reading space.

 

The Reading Cafe was a huge success and enjoyed by all.  We look forward to welcoming more families to…

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Year 5 at Carlisle Races

Year 5 had a fantastic time at Carlisle Races this week learning all about how maths is used in the world of racing.  The children learnt all about the significance of weights and measures in racing, handled equipment used by the jockeys, used trundle wheels to measure the perimeter of the…

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Year 3 at Forest School

 

We had a great time at Forest School this week. We made stick skeletons, relaxed in hammocks, cooked vegetable soup, learned how to play conkers and even used a bow saw. We had our usual campfire and 'flow' time too. 

 

 

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Year 3 at Forest School

On Tuesday 17th September, Year 3 travelled to Ratlingate again. This was our second visit this year to do Forest School.

It was a lovely sunny day at Ratlingate, which was lovely. Our day was all about berries (and Mr Parker's birthday). We made birthday blackberry pancakes as well as…

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Year 3 at Forest School

On Wednesday 11th September, Year 3 (Derwent) travelled to Ratlingate Scout camp for a full day of Forest School. Ratlingate is an excellent place to learn all about nature and to play outdoors. The scout camp has got a huge forest, a climbing wall, a playing field, a deep pond and a camp area. It…

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The Little Princess - M&M Production's Play

On the afternoon of Monday 9th of September 2019, M&M Productions came to our school hall at Petteril Bank School and turned it into a theatre! They were performing the classic story of The Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett. 

The story is about a little girl called Sarah. She lived in…

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Water Park Lakeland Adventure Centre - Thursday 7th June

The last full day has been such a lot of fun but also quite a physically challenging day for many of us. Two groups went on their journey day, which was an expedition to the summit of ‘The Old Man of Coniston’; the largest mountain in the area! The children found this tough going as the weather…

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Water Park Lakeland Adventure Centre - Wednesday 6th June

We have had another long, tiring and fun day. Groups have been out on the lake windsurfing (without any wind), canoeing to peel island to see the inspiration behind Swallows and Amazons and one group have had a journey day, which was a long walk up a hillside above the lake and canoeing back after…

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Water Park Lakeland Adventure Centre - Tuesday 5th June

The weather has once again been glorious here at Waterpark. Most of the children woke up nice and early and were raring to go; some of them woke up VERY early. The cooked breakfast got everyone fuelled and ready for an action packed day. The groups were on the ropes courses, kayaking, sailing and…

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Water Park Lakeland Adventure Centre - Monday 4th June

We arrived and settled quickly. We fuelled up with lunch and ventured out to our afternoon activities. Two groups went Ghyll Scrambling and the other went Kayaking. Everyone got stuck in and were very excited to be here.  After tea, we played some outdoor games but had to come in early after being…

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