"This is a happy school where pupils work hard and relish the breadth of opportunities provided for them." OFSTED 2017"Parents are thrilled to be part of a school community in which each child is made to feel valued and important‟ OFSTED 2017

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Cake Sale

Some of our wonderful pupils raised a fabulous £500 for Clic Sargent by selling cakes they had made at our local Tesco.  Clic Sargent Nurses support families of children and young people living with cancer and were a huge help to Freya and her family during her treatment

Freya, Molly, Layla,  Ava and Maisie worked so hard. They did it all themselves and had impeccable manners and behaviour through the event. 

What we have been up to in school!

Multi Skills Festival

On Wednesday 10th October our children led a Multi Skills Festival organised by Sedgefield Sports Partnership. Year 5 did a fantastic job as the activity leaders, while Year 4 took part in the festival. 9 schools from the surrounding area attended. 

Visitors in Year 2

Children in Year 2 enjoyed a visit from the Bowes Museum on Monday 7th October. Year 2 children are trying to find out what was it like when the Queen came to the throne in 1953 . They looked at different toys and learnt about the world in the 50s.

National Poetry Day

Vane Road celebrated National Poetry Day on Thursday 3rd October. Members of staff performed some of Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes, which inspired children to write their own poems. Miss Emery was a super Red Riding Hood!

In addition, children were treated with a selection of poems creatively hidden around the school for their pleasure.

Latest Main Calendar Events

Halloween Disco22Oct2019

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Autumn Half term26Oct2019

Children return to school05Nov2019

World Diabetes Day - Onesie (or pjs) Day (No donation, just awareness raising)14Nov2019

New starters 2020 open evening14Nov2019

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Calendars page(s): Main Calendar >>

Year 6 Viking Day

On Tuesday 1st October, Year 6 children took part in a Viking workshop as part of their History focus. It was led by staff from Jorvik Viking Centre in York. Children learnt a great deal about Viking life, weapons and sagas.


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