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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.

This week including Family worship

Robins had a successful open door and we would like to say a massive thank you to all that attended. They are learning all about The Stickman at the moment and have been out and about a lot looking for material to help in class. It is VERY exciting! 


Kingfishers have written their own versions of ‘Hurt No Living Things’ using adjectives. On their Welly walk they collected leaves and made leaf windows. In Maths, they have finished addition and moved onto subtraction. In Science they have looked at seasonal changes and in RE they have talked about why we wear poppies.


Owls have been introduced to their new exciting text ‘The Tin Forest’ and have written predictions about what they think the book will be about using expanded noun phrases. In maths they have been working hard on mental maths methods and rounding to the nearest 10 and 100. In science, they have been sorting materials using magnets. 


Kestrels enjoyed collecting God’s natural treasures on their Welly Walk which were then used to make clay tiles. They have started their new history topic ‘The Tudors’ and have begun to study the life and works of Shakespeare. 


Falcons have studied Walter de la Mare’s ‘The Listeners’ and studied the language and meaning behind the poem. They had a really enjoyable trip to the Arboretum to lay a poppy wreath and pay their respects. In DT, they have started their designs to make model World War 2 planes. 


Also in school this week: Choir have started their rehearsals ready for performing at the Christmas lights switch on and at the Christmas Fayre, Two members of the school council, Grace Dix and Madison Williams, represented the school in a Network Council Meeting, and Yasmin Turner won the Parish Council speed awareness competition - congratulations Yasmin.


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


Isla Costings for always showing respect, manners and a great attitude at all times.
Quincy Young for her enthusiasm in all areas at all times. 


Elsie Owen for careful art work.
Delilah Cope-Hall for always listening carefully and trying her best.


Ronnie Fernyhough for managing his distractions and really focusing in maths. 


Evie Cover for consistently producing work at the highest standard.

Bayleigh Moran for his positive attitude towards his work and friendships. 


Alex Bain for fantastic ideas during poetry week.
Conor Hopwood for having a more positive attitude to learning and not giving up so easily.


This weeks attendance award, for the class with the highest overall attendance, went to Kestrels.