Tag Archives: Mrs FitzGerald

Where’s My Hug? Author and illustrator visit.

This morning, local author Tim Milner and illustrator Tania Sneesby came into school to share their wonderful new book, ‘Where’s My Hug?’ with us all. During assembly, Tania read the story to us and then Tim talked to us about how if we put our minds to it, we can achieve anything. This was really […]

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Run-a-Thon

Wow! What an amazing afternoon we’ve had at school. We had perfect weather conditions for our Run-a-Thon which we held to celebrate the launch of our fantastic, new running track. We were joined by a number of parents and family members and we started with a whole school warm up on the playground. A huge […]

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Macmillan Coffee Afternoon

Yesterday afternoon we held our annual Macmillan Coffee Afternoon and we were overwhelmed by the number of beautiful cakes that were donated to be sold at the event! We were also amazed by the number of people who came along to to support such a worthwhile cause and we are sure that together we will […]

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Talent Show Auditions

Auditions for our Talent Show – ‘Ellel’s Got Talent’ – will begin today and will continue next week. The School Council will form part of the panel and are very excited to see the range of talent the children of Ellel have to offer. Good luck to everyone who is auditioning – we’re sure you’ll […]

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Cultural Awareness Day

Today, Ellel St. John’s has been a hive of of Indian culture. We welcomed Prags into school and she started the day off with an informative assembly all about Hinduism. Throughout the day, each class has enjoyed learning and taking part in some Indian dancing. The children even got wear beautiful skirts and waist coats […]

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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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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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