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Decoration Day!

Decoration Day was a huge success. How lovely to see all the age groups together. The older children supporting the younger children to create beautiful Christmas trees to decorate the school. A huge Thank You ! to Mrs Herbert and Mrs Nicks, for making the day so special.

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Remembrance Day

As always at Ellel St. John’s, we wanted to mark Remembrance Day in a number of special ways, remembering all those who have given their lives for our future. At 11 o’clock we congregated at the memorial at St. John’s Church and two children from each class laid a wreath. Every child in school made […]

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Dan Worsley – Author Visit

Today, we were joined in school by the children’s author Dan Worsley. It was lovely to welcome Dan into school for the second time. He first came to see us in October of last year when he shared with us his book, ‘Impossible Tales’. Since then, he has written two exciting, new children’s books, ‘Eric […]

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Lancaster and Morecambe College Primary School Cross Country Races

On Saturday 14th May, our Cross Country Team took part in the annual Lancaster and Morecame College Primary School Cross Country Races at Lancaster University. Six Year 5 girls, nine Year 5 boys ,three Year 6 girls and four Year 6 boys represented the school and all of them did fantastically well. A huge well […]

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Forgiveness Sharing Assembly

This morning in Worship, we came together as a whole school to share the learning we have done on this half term’s Christian Value, forgiveness. Each class presented something from their class Worship to the rest of the school, outlining what we have learnt about forgiveness and what this means for us in our everyday […]

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Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum

What an experience! Beautiful weather and beautiful scenery. A massive thankyou to all the “volunteers” for making this a very memorable experience. All of the activities were enjoyed by pupils and staff alike. From visiting the museum: Even the miner’s boots were interesting. After the museum we got kitted up for a trip down the […]

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Thanks Camino Pablo Elementary School, Moraga,California

A big thankyou to all the pupils and staff, particularly Mrs Fallon, for your informative videos. The children in year 3 used these to produce their own Earthquake Response Instructions.

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Shrove Tuesday treats

As is usual on Shrove Tuesday, there has been a delicious smell of pancakes all around the school today, with most classes being treated to pancakes by their teachers. However, this year we want to say a BIG thank you to Mr Cross for spending his lunchtime making pancakes for the staff. Same again next […]

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Lancashire Library Service Summer Reading Challenge

This morning, Rosemary from the Lancashire Library Service came in to school to talk to us about the Summer Reading Challenge. It sounds like a really fun and exciting challenge, which encourages the children to take part in lots of creative activities as well as simply enjoying reading books. For more information on the Summer […]

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Ellel certainly has got talent!

I’m just home from our bi-annual talent show and I’m one very proud teacher! What an amazingly talented bunch of children we’ve got at Ellel! They should all be extremely proud of themselves! A fantastic show and a real community event! 

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