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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 and the last 2 weeks

We have had lots to celebrate over the last 2 weeks, including four of our children making it to the areas schools’ swimming gala. Well done to Lula, Tabitha, Freya and Natalie. An extra special well done to Natalie for winning her race making her the fastest swimmer for her age in Tamworth. Our brilliant dancers have also made us extremely proud this week performing in the Schools’ Gotta Dance show at the Prince of Wales Theatre in Cannock. Their dance was stunning and commented highly upon by many other schools and parents


Robins have had a wonderful couple of weeks and are enjoying learning about different forms of transport. We were lucky to have a visit from a tractor last week, where the children got to have a closer look at the tractor as well as getting to sit on it. We are really pushing independence this term and it has been wonderful to see the children going to more activities independently. The Reception children are really working hard to apply their phonics and write in sentences. In maths they have been learning about 3D shapes and discussing their properties, as well as continuing to develop their number work in continuous provision. In RE they have been learning about the Good Samaritan and how we can do good deeds. They have also written their own prayers on candles.


Kingfishers had a fabulous time at Sudbury Toy Museum and learnt so much about toys throughout time – thank you very much to all those that sent in old toys for us to look at! In Maths they have started a new unit on fractions, focussing on halves and quarters of objects and shapes. In RE they had a debate about whether forgiveness, friendship or peace matters the most. They have been learning a poem for performance which Robins class enjoyed watching! In Science they have been identifying the basic needs of animals. They continue to practise passing skills in rugby and in Gym have been developing their skills in balancing, rolling and making shapes with their bodies. They have written diaries in English.


Owls took part in a fantastic Viking day. The class learnt a lot about the Vikings including how they traded, travelled and fought. In English, the children have planned and have started to write a dragon poem titled ‘The dragons inside of me’. In RE, they have been learning about the The Chattri war memorial in Brighton and how people from other religions also fought in the British Army during World War 1. In maths, they have been learning how to find fractions of amounts and applying this knowledge to solve fraction word problems.


In maths Falcons have continued work on fractions and Year 6 have also been converting fractions to decimals and percentages and finding percentages of amounts. In English, the children finished off their flashback stories based on Harry Potter and had some amazing pieces of work. We have now begun a two-week unit on poetry and are hoping that the children will be able to rehearse a piece to perform to you. In RE they are building up to Easter with our unit, ‘What did Jesus do to help humans?’ We have begun this by looking in more detail at the 15 Stations of the Cross. Miss Whetton is still with us and the children are enjoying her teaching them all about the 1960’s. They have particularly enjoyed the 60’s dancing they have been doing in PE!


Congratulations to everyone who has received a Headteacher's Award:



Ollie – finding the phonemes he has been learning in different books

Molly – being so kind & caring
Ophelia – working hard in phonics
Reeva – being helpful around the classroom



Lacey – working very hard, particularly in maths

Sophie W – being very kind & helpful
Elijah – his hard work & concentration in every lesson



Hattie – always working hard & for listening intently in class

Amelia – a wonderful set of instructions
Natalie – working hard & for helping others
Ronnie – finding fractions of amounts using bar modelling



Brooke – fantastic participation at Landau Academy
Maizie-Rae – trying really hard & working well in maths booster group
Franchesca – trying incredibly hard in her maths learning on fractions, decimals & percentages

Bethany – consistently working hard at all times & in all lessons


The attendance award this week goes to Falcons for 99% attendance