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'Growing in Faith and Learning' 'Life in all it's fullness' John 10:10

Welcome to St Leonard's CofE Primary School

Welcome to St. Leonard’s Church of England Primary School. We hope our website gives you a flavour of our vibrant, happy school and the achievements of our delightful children. We are a thriving church school in the picturesque village of Wigginton with a strong Christian ethos, growing in faith and learning. We passionately believe in developing the ‘whole child’ and ensure all children have the opportunity to reach their goals and shine in their own unique and wonderful way. Our kind, caring and dedicated team nurture, motivate and encourage our children to be confident and well-rounded members of their community. I am incredibly proud to be the Headteacher of St. Leonard’s, a place where children develop a passion for learning, feel good about themselves, are proud of their achievements and create lasting memories of friendship and connection in our school family. I warmly invite you to come and visit us at St. Leonard’s Mrs Kirsty Cullen, Headteacher.

A busy 2 weeks.

It's been a busy 2 weeks in school, with lots going on.


Robins enjoyed their Goldilocks theme when they came in their PJs and made their own porridge. They acted out the story, sung songs and played a lot of games. The children have had their first formal Phonics, maths and literacy lessons. 


Kingsfishers have been comparing and ordering numbers in Maths, and writing captions for postcards in English. Their topic work has focused on the human and physical features linked to the Island of Struay from their Kate Morag story. They also enjoyed their first Forest school session this week. 


Owls have been counting in multiples of 10, 100 and 1000; ordering 3 and 4 digit numbers and representing numbers in different ways in Maths. In English the focus has been on writing a description of an ancient pirate ship using expanded noun phrases. Their topic work involved making Roman clay plaques and Ancient Roman purses. Cars have been whizzing around the classroom, whilst they have been learning about friction. 


The Kestrels have had fun with the key boards, chime bars and recorders recreating their own Mamma Mia soundtrack. In PE, the children have been developing their Netball skills. Science has focused on the space theme.


Falcons have really been enjoying their new text ‘Letters from the lighthouse’ and produced some excellent descriptions and diary entries. Maths has focused on place value and negative numbers. The children have been choreographing some excellent world war 2 dances which we hope to put on the website. In RE, we have been exploring faith through the arts. 


Our first Family worship was held this week. Congratulations to the following children who have each received an award: 


Sophie Wainaina for always doing the right thing.

Poppy Austin for working super hard in phonics.


Edwin Silempa for excellent independent writing.

Dylan Wilkes for being an excellent role model.


Amelia Byrne for always listening and following instructions.

Finley Madge for completing some wonderful maths. 


Beau Holder for excellent art work.
Eliza Tall for her generosity and kindness.


Vinny Fernyhough for writing a lovely setting description.
Ashton for starting this new year off with a brilliant attitude to his learning. 


Kingfishers received this weeks attendance award, for the class with the highest overall attendance.