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Look at How we Celebrated Achievement Last Year 2018 - 2019

June 2019

Great news for Rebecca. She was awarded her certificate and badge for passing her Silver Stage 1, Rookie Lifeguard. 25/6/19

Tobi was awarded his trophy for taking part in a fishing competition. Well done Tobi! 25/6/19

Cara has been raising money for the charity Christian Aid. Well done Cara! 20/6/19

May 2019

Pharrell has been very successful with his running recently; he achieved a half marathon!

Lewis achieved his Level 5 award for swimming.

Jake and Callum recieved an award and certificate at Waldridge Park Junior Football Club. Well done boys!

Isabelle took part in various swimming races and was very successful, winning a medal for every single race! Isabelle won 4 gold medals, a silver and a bronze. Well done, Isabelle! Excellent work!

Charlie, Dominic, Jack and Daniel took part in a football tournament with their team at Deerness Valley. They won the tournament and recieved the 1st place cup as a result. They also got medals. Well done boys!

Dylan and Chloe took part in the 57th Children's Cancer Run in Newcastle. Well done to you both!

TTRockstars: whole school improvement in score. Well done to 1st place Evie, 2nd place Pharrel and 3rd place Nathan.

TTRockstars: children who have improved the most with their speed. Well done to 1st place Pharrel, 2nd place Jenna and 3rd place Ben.

We have started using TTRockstars to practise our times tables from Year 2 to Year 6. This week we awarded the top performing players in each year group. Well done to all! Year 2: 1st Rose 2nd Elizabeth 3 Sam; Year 3: 1st Dominic 2nd Raindra 3rd Oliver; Year 4: 1st Georgia 2nd Isabella 3rd Max; Year 5: 1st Patrick 2nd Jake 3rd Oisin; Year 6: 1st Pharrel 2nd Evie 3rd Orla

Rebecca has completed her Rookie Lifeguarding course to gain a bronze 3 badge. Well done, Rebecca!

Noah has gained a Blue Peter badge for his fabulous drawing of Edinburgh Zoo. Well done, Noah!

Emily sucessfully completed the Pitch Marathon around the Eiffel Tower in Paris. Well done, Emily!

Megan won another medal, this time a bronze at the British Jiu Jitsu Championships in Wolverhampton. Well done!

Silver at the National Judo championships in Derby.

Bobbi's first biathle event in Lancaster, May 2019. This involved a 400m run, transitioning into a 50m swim, finishing with another 400m run.

More success with the Kumon Mathematics programme.

April 2019

Gateshead Harriers Athletics Competition, April 2019

Well Done Georgia Year 3
Gold Howler (Mini Javelin) - Silver Long Jump

K1 Thai Kickboxing, April 2019

Well Done Magda Y2
Passed her grading, achieved her orange belt

Well Done at the Dog Show, April 2019

Otis 1st Mixed Breed, Y5 Pupil 3rd Young Handler

Horse Show - Chaps Champion, April 2019

Well Done- Y5  Winner & "Special Delivery"
Chaps Champion

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Well Done - Megan Year 5
GI National Champ Gold - NOGI Age Gp Silver Medal

Climbing & Safety Technique, April 2019

Well Done - Tomas Year 6
Bronze award for Climbing & Safety Technique

Deerness Gymnastics Championships, April 2019

Henry Year 4
Well Done - Gold Medal
Jasmine Year 1
Well Done - Silver Medal (Partnership Work)

Ashton is a National Jiu-Jitsu NO GI Champion 1/4/19

Ashton Y6
Category Champion

Leo Football Player of the Match, 1/4/19

Leo Y2 Player of the Match
Deerness Valley Storm FC

Tomas Passed his G1 Trumpet with Distiction 1/4/19

Tomas Y6
G1 Trumpet Pass with distinction - WELL DONE!
March 2019

Beginners Aerial Hoops/Silks/Trapeze Classes, March 2019

Certificates of Achievement for our pupils
Beginners Hoop/silk/Trapeze Skills
Well Done Children
including Olivia who does have a certificate too!

Grade 1 Drum Exam - Pass with Distinction!

Fergus Y6
Well done Fergus!

Wear a Hat Day for Brain Tumour Research, 29/3/19

Design a Hat Competition Winners - Well Done!

Royal Academy of Dance Award, 7/3/19

Well done to Harper, Eloise, Hollie & Annabelle
Achieving their Award for Dance

Learn to Swim

Well done to Florence Y1.
She achieved her Level 3 Learn to Swim Award.

Hapkido (Korean Martial Art), 7/3/19

Well done to Danny Y2
He won his Hapkido chicken fight!

Jiu Jitsu, 7/3/19

Well Done Max in Reception Class.
Gracie Barra Durham, Player of the Week.

Chorister Day, 2/3/19

Jack and Harriet from Year 3 attended the Chorister Experience at Durham Cathedral. They had a great time singing with the Cathedral Choir at Evensong, touring the Chorister School and playing the organ. The pictures show them with the choir in rehearsal and with their certificates at the end. Well done Jack and Harriet!

Durham City Harriers Athletics and Running, 1/3/19

Well done Eloisa & Georgia - Semi-final Qualifiers

Fabulous Football, 1/3/19

Well done Alfie in Reception Class!
Player of the Week for Crook Town AFC Youth Team

Brilliant Football, 1/3/19

Well done Fraser in Reception Class!
Craig's Coaching Player of the Match

February 2019

Valentine Swimming Gala, Freemans Quay, February 2019

Well done Isabelle Y6 - Medal Success
4xGold, 1xSilver, 2xBronze - A Superb Performance!

Jiu Jitsu Success, February 2019

Well done Ashton Y6
First in Category (weight/height/belt)

Durham Palatinates Netball Tournament, Newton Aycliffe, February 2019

Well done Millie & Eloisa Y5
2nd in the U11s Tournament

Ballet Grade 1 Merit Pass, February 2019

Well done Grace Year 4
Grade 1 Pass with Merit

Brownies and Gymnastics Success, February 2019

Well done Rebecca Y3 - joining Brownies
Achieving Level 3 Gymnastics

Hard Work, Concentration and Progress in Ballet, February 2019

Chloe's Award - Helen West Theatre Dance School

Grade 2 Ballet Exam Success, February 2019

Eloisa, Molly, Millie & Sadie - MERIT PASS

Tomas Y6 Trumpet Exam Success, February 2019

Grade 1 Trumpet Exam - Brilliant score of 94/100!

A Brilliant Goal Keeper, 11/2/19

Jack Y2 from Durham Football Club
2nd Place, Best Goal Keeper in Tournament at FSD

Superb Singing by the Choir! At the Lux Aeterna Performance, Durham Cathedral, 7/2/19

January 2019

Brilliant Boxing, 25/1/19

Well Done Jayden Y4!
His medal is for great boxing and correct stance.

Phase 2 Sounds - Well Done, 21/1/19

Reception children who know their Phase 2 Sounds

Swimming, 21/1/19

Well Done Holly Y1.
5m Swimming Badge & Certificate.
Well Done Elizabeth Y2
50m Swimming Badge & Certificate

Football, 21/1/19

Well Done Sam, Man of the Match!
Good defending, striking, goals & tackling

Jiu Jitsu, 21/1/19

Well Done Max!
Pictured with his Jiu Jitsu trophy.

Fantastic Fundraising 14/1/19

Flu Superheroes 14/1/19 - promoting a healthy school environment and protecting our local community

77% of our pupils had the flu vaccine in school

Outstanding attitude towards Water Polo Training, 14/1/19

Lewis Y1 - "Player of the Squad" for Water Polo
Durham City Aquatics giving 100% during training

Superb Swimming at an External Regional Gala, 14/1/19

Isabelle Y6
Silver 200m back stroke, bronze 100m breast stroke

Durham City ASC End of Year Swimming Awards 10/1/19

Annual Girls Champion 2018
Isabelle Y6 - Well Done!
Junior League Finalist 2018

December 2018

Get Your Sparkle On Day 21/12/18

Well done to all, including our hard working School Council who organised a "Get Your Sparkle On " event to run alongside the Christmas Sing-a-long. They raised £191.47 for the NSPCC to protect and keep children safe. Thank you to all who dressed up and to all who donated to this very worthwhile cause .

Ice Skating Club - Polar 1, Whitley Bay 19/12/18

Well Done! Lily R & Lily G
Badges for achieving different moves on ice.

Celebrating Swimming Achievement 19/12/18

Georgia Y3
Molly Y5
Isobel Y3
Phoebe Y1

Excellent Swimming, 10/12/18

Well Done Isla Y2
Fantastic swimming!

Northern Area Judo Festival, 9/12/18

Well Done to Megan Y5!

Superb Swimming, 10/12/18

Well Done Isabelle Y6
5th Place in a Swimming Gala
50m Breast Stroke

Fantastic Football, 10/12/18

Well Done Isabel Y6
Amazon's Football League - Woman of the Match

Karate Grading, 3/12/18

Well Done Sam Y3
Achieving his Karate Grading!

Superb Swimming, 3/12/18

Well Done Phoebe Y1
Achieving your Duckling 4 swimming award

Marvellous Maths, 3/12/18

Well done for completing the Maths Challenge!

Well Done for Knowing Our Sounds, 3/12/18

Excellent Swimming, 2/12/18

Well done to Tom Y2.
Learn to Swim Level 3 achieved!

November 2018

Excellent Swimming, 23/11/18

Well done to Charlie Y2!
Level 4 Skills - Learn to Swim Programme
He also has distance badges too!

Durham City Swim Club Autumn Gala, 26/11/18

Well done Isabelle Y6!
Four golds - 100IM, 100Free, 50m Back & 50m Breast
Well done Bobbi Y4!
A silver for 100m breast & bronze for 100m free.

Poppy Appeal 2018 at Finchale raised £253.42 - WELL DONE

Jiu Jitsu - Gold at the King of the North Competition. Well done Megan Y5, 12.11.18

Well done to Ashton Y6 - 3rd in the Nottingham Open Jiu Jitsu Competition, 5/11/18

Well done to Rose & Emily Y2 for taking part in the Mini MoRun 2018, 5/11/18

Well done to Megan Y5 - Gold at the British Schools Regional Championship for Judo 5/11/18

October 2018

Race for Life - A Fundraising Well Done to Finchale Community, 19/10/18

Well Done to Year 5 for Completeing Restart a Heart Training, October 2018

Boxer of the Month, Brandon Boxing Club -Well Done Eve Y5!

Well Done to Lily, for taking part in a Memory Walk for the Alzheimer's Society.

Well Done to Jessica Y4, Razzamataz Star of the Week!

Well done to Jasmine Y1 - 2nd in her Gymnastics Competition

Biathlon Success 7/10/18

Northern Regional Biathlon Championships (U10, 11 and 12) on Sunday 7th October at Wentworth Leisure Centre, Hexham. 
Well done to:
 Bobbi Y4 who came 2nd in the U10 girls. 
Isabelle Y6 who came 1st in the U11 girls. 
Evie Y6 who came 5th in the U12 girls. 
This is a fantastic news - Great going girls! 

Head Teacher & Star Awards October 2018

September 2018

Well Done to Seth Y1 for Excellent Jiu Jitsu

Seth wrestled oponents to the floor twice!
Gracie Barra Durham, Player of the Week.

Well Done Navya for Excellent Kumon Maths!

Well Done Megan Y5 for Winning Gold at the European Jiu Jitsu Championships!

Well Done Ashton Y6 for winning the Gracie Barra Durham, Player of the Week Award for Jiu Jitsu!

Well Done to Our 2018 (08/09/18) Great North Run Participants!

Well Done Dylan Y3 - 50 Park Runs Completed (The Adult ones!!)

Children Receiving Star and Head Teacher Awards (some are their first awards in their first assembly)

Well Done Jessica Y6 for being awarded a County Durham Young Sports Ambassador award!

Well Done to Freya, Olivia, Fergus, Patrick, Jessica for Raising £116.52 for Macmillan by holding a coffee morning in the holidays.

Well Done Ruby for Your Distinction in Ballet!

Megan Y5 - North East Judo Grand Prix, Gold medal for the Girl's Over 36kg Event, Well Done!

Well Done to a special Y5 pupil for excellent dog showing!

Well Done to Caitlin Y6 for decorating a wonderful dog!

Mischief Makers - Summer Reading Challenge 2018 Participants - Well Done!

A distiction in Ballet for Chloe Y2, well done!

Harrison Y4, well done for your 109 mile cycle ride!

Well done Y6 for your excellent behaviour, attitude and achievement at the Mini Olympics Event!