: News items

The Owl and the Pussy Cat , by Mr Ellis

Date: 7th Jun 2018 @ 10:44am

We watched this short animation of the Owl and the Pussy Cat and created our own story maps and moving pictures.

The Owl and the Pussy Cat, by Mr Ellis

Date: 7th Jun 2018 @ 10:43am

We have enjoyed learning the poem of the Owl and the Pussy Cat.

Olympic challenge, by Mr Ellis

Date: 7th Jun 2018 @ 10:50am

The children really enjoyed the olympic challenge yesterday and were very tired afterwards. Thank you to all those people who sponsored them.

Paralympic Wheelchair Basketball Player Anna Jackson visits Wharton C of E Primary, by Mr Ellis

Date: 6th Jun 2018 @ 1:28pm

Today was the day when Paralympic Wheelchair Basketball player Anna Jackson came to visit us at Wharton C of E Primary. Every child in the school took part in a very energetic exercise routine, where everyone showed off their skills in press-ups and star jumps along with other fitness activities. This was followed by an assembly where the children got the opportunity to meet Anna properly and ask her questions. A great day all round. A special thanks to Isobelle and Mollie from Year 4 for the wonderful photos

Olympic Challenge, by Mr Ellis

Date: 7th Jun 2018 @ 10:49am

The year fives had a great time this morning doing their workout. Thank you to all their sponsors.

Anna Jackson Visit, by Mr Ellis

Date: 7th Jun 2018 @ 10:00am

We were privileged to meet Anna Jackson this morning. Anna is a Paralympic Basket Ball player who has represented GB in many international sporting events - she represented Great Britain at the Paralympic Games in Sydney, Australia, in 2000!
We were exhausted after taking part in the 7-minute sponsored circuit with her!

Paralympic Wheelchair Basketball Player Anna Jackson to visit Wharton C of E Primary, by Mr Ellis

Date: 6th Jun 2018 @ 1:29pm

We’re very excited to be welcoming Paralympic Wheelchair Basketball Player Anna Jackson to the school on Tuesday, 23 January. Anna's international career has seen Anna represent Great Britain at both World Championship and Paralympic level in an illustrious career with 70 Caps helping the team win bronze at the European Championships and World Cup.


Anna will be leading a sponsored fitness circuit with all pupils, and will follow-up with a talk and question and answer session. The aim of the event is to inspire the pupils to take up sport generally, but just as importantly to encourage them to discover and then pursue their passion in life. If you would like to help raise money for the event you can click on the following link:




Thank you in advance for you donations and helping to create a memorable event for the children

Boris Came to visit today!, by Mr Ellis

Date: 6th Jun 2018 @ 1:29pm

The whole school met Boris today. He came and told us all about HEARTSMART and how to look after our hearts and others.

We will be learning lots more about this over the coming weeks.

Every child is welcome to try and make their own BORIS from recycled materials and hand it to their teacher by Monday 5th February. We will be announcing the winners in a special celebration on Friday 9th February. Get modelling!

The Earth's Crust - Geography, by Mr Ellis

Date: 7th Jun 2018 @ 10:48am

Today we have been investigating what is beneath our feet and we were very surprised to learn that it is made of three main layers: The crust, the mantle and the core. The core has two layers: an inner and outer layer. The inner core is the hottest part of the Earth and it's core temperatures can reach 5,000 'C (Mia)The inner core is made of super hot metal (Oscar). The hot rock in the Earth's mantle melts to become a liquid( Lucy). The outer core is made from iron and nickle (Brooklyn). The rock in the mantle is burning hot, the temperature is up to 3,000 'C (Lily)

Reading, by Mr Ellis

Date: 7th Jun 2018 @ 9:03am

It has been fantastic to give out so many reading certificates after the holidays. Keep up the great work everyone! Bug club reading books have been updated if you have any problems getting onto the site please ask a member of the team and we will help you. Children will also move on the reading racetrack when they read on bug club. Thank you for your continued support.

First week back, by Mr Ellis

Date: 7th Jun 2018 @ 9:03am

It is lovely to have all the children back after Christmas. Thank you for all our cards, gifts and well wishes. The children have been very excited telling us all about their holidays and sharing their news with each other. It has been great to see them settling back into school so quickly and they are already amazing us with their brilliant work. We canot wait to see what this term brings and we look forward to lots of fun experiences during spring

Forest schools, by Mr Ellis

Date: 7th Jun 2018 @ 9:04am

Due to a change in timetable, there will be no Forest Schools during Spring term. The children will still have lots of opportunities for outdoor learning, so please ensure that they have a warm coat, hat, scarf and gloves in school every day.

Going for Green, by Mr Ellis

Date: 6th Jun 2018 @ 1:30pm

Key stage one had a special treat for their Going for Green award. We watched Trolls Holiday. Well done children. Key stage 2 "Going for Green" treat this half term was a disco. The children had a fabulous time, as did the staff, who taught the children some retro dance moves. Well done children

History Challenge, by Mr Ellis

Date: 6th Jun 2018 @ 1:30pm

A group of year 3, 4, 5, and 6 pupils met at Winsford academy this week. They took part in a History challenge evening representing our school, competing against other Winsford primary schools. Although they didn't win, they took part with enthusiasm, showed great team spirit and made our school proud!

Children in need fundraising, by Mr Ellis

Date: 6th Jun 2018 @ 1:31pm

WOW! A fabulous total of £189.80 was raised last Friday.

Huge thanks to everyone who got involved.

Board games after school club, by Mr Ellis

Date: 6th Jun 2018 @ 1:31pm

All the children had great fun at our board games club. Here is a few pictures of them in full flow

Wildlife area heroes, by Mr Ellis

Date: 6th Jun 2018 @ 1:32pm

A huge 'thank you' to Miss Chaplin and all our volunteers who worked so hard on Saturday to cut, prune and tidy the pond and wildlife area. I know the pupils will benefit from all your efforts as we can now go exploring in there again

Anti Bullying week, by Mr Ellis

Date: 6th Jun 2018 @ 1:33pm

School council Delivered a special assembly about this years anti bullying week theme - All different - all the same. The children then all took part in various lessons in class. Year five decorated leaves to be individual to them and wrote some advice to help a person who was experiencing bullying. They then stuck them onto a tree to show that we are all different - all equal. Individual, beautiful leaves all part of the same tree.

Maths Cubic Challenge Day, by Mr Ellis

Date: 6th Jun 2018 @ 1:35pm

I was very lucky to be able to support 4 pupils last Wednesday at a Maths challenge day at The Kings school in Chester.

The children spent the day working out Maths challenges and completed an independent Maths test on the computer. I am proud to say that all the children worked so well as a team and at the end of the day all the points were collated and Wharton came 2nd out of a total of 16 other schools! Well done to you all, you should be very proud of yourselves

Celebration Assemblies, by Mr Ellis

Date: 6th Jun 2018 @ 1:36pm

It was lovely to see so many parents and friends come to watch our Celebration assemblies today. A huge 'Well done' to our youngest pupils, Peach and Plum classes on reaching the end of their first half term in school - their Dear Zoo storytelling was excellent!

Hope you all have a relaxing half term and we will see you back on Monday 6th of November.

Christian values day, by Mr Ellis

Date: 6th Jun 2018 @ 1:36pm

Today has been our first Christian Values day of this school year. Our value is 'Thankfulness' and we have produced art work, poetry and prayers to share with other classes throughout the school during our Worship this afternoon.

We will have some pieces on display this Friday at Celebration Assemblies

Lunchtime winners, by Mr Ellis

Date: 6th Jun 2018 @ 1:37pm

Congratulations to all children following our lunchtime rules. This week's winners are Year 1- fantastic behaviour and manners!

Lunchtime stars!, by Mr Ellis

Date: 6th Jun 2018 @ 1:37pm

Congratulations to all those children on our golden lunchtime stars. The mid day managers are impressed with the example you are setting and will be spotting more stars next week. The winning year group this week was YEAR 2!

Beetle Drive, by Mr Ellis

Date: 6th Jun 2018 @ 1:37pm

Another fantastic evening was had at the Beetle Drive on Thursday evening. Many of you came and spent a fun and competitive evening with us. Lots of prizes won and lots of laughs had! Thank you to everyone who helped support us and took time to join us.

Bronze Sports Mark Award, by Mr Ellis

Date: 6th Jun 2018 @ 1:38pm

We are all very proud to announce we have achieved the Bronze Sports Mark award for the academic year 2016/2017. This celebrates our commitment to competitive sport and sports provision in school. Next year, we hope to go for the Silver Award. Thank you and well done to all the pupils, staff and parents who have helped us achieve this award

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