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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.

Family worship

In Robins the children are working hard on their new topic based around Winter, Snow and Ice. We have been learning about different animals in the Arctic and their characteristics. In Reception the children have started their super sentences and are really starting to apply their phonic knowledge well.


Kingfishers children used clues from the mystery sack to write a prediction about our new class text in English. We worked with a partner to edit and re-write these. In maths we have been comparing and ordering numbers using > < =. In science our new topic Materials has begun and we have hunted for different materials around school. In RE we have looked at how people talk to God.  


In Owls we have started our new topic - Water everywhere. We have started to read our exciting new book the Water Horse and written predictions about what the mystery egg might contain. In science we have planned an experiment to look at the best conditions to grow cress. In RE we have been learning about the trinity and how it is represented in religious art.


Kestrels have completed their area topic and have now begun work on multiplication using formal methods as well as applying their skills to multi-step problems. In English and topic we have launched our Africa theme when Sunny the Meerkat was posted to us with his book Meerkat Mail. We have been developing our use of inverted commas for direct speech and will be applying our skills to write newspaper reports. In RE children experienced a meditation session based on the creation. 


Pupils in Falcons have been finishing their reports about rainforests and presenting them to the class. In Maths they have been dividing fractions. In PE, children were taught Volleyball by Mrs Wall - a teacher from Rawlett. In PSHE the children have been demonstrating responsibility and each group has prepared a short teaching session and activity for every class in the school. Their ideas and hard work have been amazing. Thanks to Mrs Hateley for organising such a great experience for the children. 


Congratulations to the following children who received an award in Family worship this week.



Conor Hopwood for always putting others before himself.
Vinny Fernyhough for a great factual report about the Amazon Rainforest.

Oscar Kinsella for producing work of a consistently high standard.
Freya Stevens for her kindness and politeness.

Ewan Tall for some wonderful science work.
Lula Beardmore for focusing on her work and for supporting others.

Isla-Bella Falvey for always being helpful.
Hattie Hadley for excellent progress with her spelling.

Estelle Petricca for persistence in dressing for PE.
Elijah Hannon for working to such a high standard in all areas, especially writing.
Elsie Jones for being totally committed to every change always wanting more and helping others. 


This week's attendance award was presented to Falcons.