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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

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

May 2019

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

Lewis achieved his Level 5 award for swimming.

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

I took part in various swimming races and was very successful, winning a medal for every single race! I won 4 gold medals, a silver and a bronze. Well done, I! 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 E, 2nd place F and 3rd place N.

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

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 R 2nd E 3 S; Year 3: 1st D 2nd R 3rd O; Year 4: 1st G 2nd I 3rd M; Year 5: 1st P 2nd J 3rd O; Year 6: 1st F 2nd E 3rd O

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!

M 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.

B'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

K1 Thai Kickboxing, April 2019

Well Done at the Dog Show, April 2019

Horse Show - Chaps Champion, April 2019

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Climbing & Safety Technique, April 2019

Deerness Gymnastics Championships, April 2019

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

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

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

March 2019

Beginners Aerial Hoops/Silks/Trapeze Classes, March 2019

Grade 1 Drum Exam - Pass with Distinction!

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

Royal Academy of Dance Award, 7/3/19

Learn to Swim

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

Jiu Jitsu, 7/3/19

Chorister Day, 2/3/19

J and H 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 J and H!

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

Fabulous Football, 1/3/19

Brilliant Football, 1/3/19

February 2019

Valentine Swimming Gala, Freemans Quay, February 2019

Jiu Jitsu Success, February 2019

Durham Palatinates Netball Tournament, Newton Aycliffe, February 2019

Ballet Grade 1 Merit Pass, February 2019

Brownies and Gymnastics Success, February 2019

Hard Work, Concentration and Progress in Ballet, February 2019

Grade 2 Ballet Exam Success, February 2019

T Y6 Trumpet Exam Success, February 2019

A Brilliant Goal Keeper, 11/2/19

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

January 2019

Brilliant Boxing, 25/1/19

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

Swimming, 21/1/19

Football, 21/1/19

Jiu Jitsu, 21/1/19

Fantastic Fundraising 14/1/19

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

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

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

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

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

Celebrating Swimming Achievement 19/12/18

Excellent Swimming, 10/12/18

Northern Area Judo Festival, 9/12/18

Superb Swimming, 10/12/18

Fantastic Football, 10/12/18

Karate Grading, 3/12/18

Superb Swimming, 3/12/18

Marvellous Maths, 3/12/18

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

Excellent Swimming, 2/12/18

November 2018

Excellent Swimming, 23/11/18

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

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 A 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 M 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 E Y5!

Well Done to L, 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:
B Y4 who came 2nd in the U10 girls. 
I Y6 who came 1st in the U11 girls. 
E 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

Well Done Navya for Excellent Kumon Maths!

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

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

Well Done to F, O, F, P & J for Raising £116.52 for Macmillan by holding a coffee morning in the holidays.

Well Done Ruby for Your Distinction in Ballet!

M, 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 C 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!