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Spooky Disco October 2019

Halle Orchestra June 2019

Class 3 had a great time performing with the Halle Orchestra at Derby Arena. The theme was space as it is 50 years from the moon landing. We heard and played some fabulous music!

Lea Green 2019

Key Stage 2 had a great time on their residential. The weather was unfortunate however, it didn't stop us from having a great time whilst we were there! We were lucky enough to take part in lots of different activities, such as high ropes, low ropes, paddle boarding, cave climbing, rock climbing and much more!


During National Science Week, Class 3 went to Eureka! to learn all about energy at their Energy Show!



Bikeability 5.3.19

We have been learning how to ride a bike safely on the playground today! Have a look at the pictures from our sessions. What a fun day!

Saltmine Theatre Company 29.01.2019

Today, we were treated to another excellent performance by the Saltmine team. Again, they delivered an excellent play, which highlighted the golden rules to keep yourself safe on the internet. This was followed by an excellent question and answer workshop.

Science Extra  29.01.2019


Mrs. Horner engaged the children in another fantastic investigation today.  The children generated lots of static electricity and used it to move objects!

Brass Concert 19th December 2018

The children provided a wonderful medley of song, music and poetry to get the whole community in the Christmas spirit.  Many thanks to Mr. Jones and Miss Arnold for all of their hard work over the past term.

Saint Anne's Church 

Saint Anne's Church worked hard to celebrate the lives of soldiers who fought and died in World War 1 on Remembrance Sunday. Ambergate Primary School were involved in creating arts and crafts to decorate the church. Class 1 drew poppies, Class 2 created a plaque and Class 3 made a war memorial statue. We will be visiting the church to see the community's efforts on Monday 12th November!

Lest We Forget 1914 - 1918 

Ripley All Saints - Shadow mime Performance

On 8th November 2018, Class 3 performed at All Saints Church. They had two workshops to learn how to shadow mime and create the props beforehand. The children were focused and their performance was superb! Well done to all of the children involved, the entire show was powerful and moving. Thank you to all who came to watch. 


Rolls Royce Engineers!

Class 3 spent a morning at Rolls Royce learning about what it means to be an Engineer. We learned about the history of Rolls Royce; the job of an engineer; how aeroplane engines have evolved to the jet engines we use today; how aeroplanes fly and so much more. More pictures to follow! 




STEM Challenge - Rollercoaster Ride! October 2018


We completed a Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) challenge today that comprised of making a roller coaster with a limited number of resources. 

The children worked in mixed aged groups of 4-5 children and this mixed up the whole school as children could work in any room and in any space. 
Have a look at our roller coaster pictures from this afternoon!

Our Harvest Festival October 2018 

Class 2 have been working really hard sorting all of the items brought in for the Harvest Festival. We have been busy making and organising hampers, delivering them in the village and have had a visit in school from the Padley Centre in Derby! The volunteers were taken aback by the amount of food and the generosity of the village. They asked us to pass on a huge thank you on behalf of the charity. 

Our Harvest Festival consisted of Flower songs from Class 1, Egyptian Harvest facts from Class 2 and a George Ezra cover and WW1 facts from Class 3. Reverend Phil Horner closed our service with thoughts and prayers at this special time. 

Thank you for attending and donating so kindly. 

Miss Bull 

Class 2 Trip to Derby Museum October 2018


Class 2 enjoyed visiting Derby museum as part of their Egyptian topic.  It was a great day, which included looking at artifacts, preparing a mummy and making a sarcophagus.

Class 3 2018 Performance - ZOOM

Residential Visits: Acorn Adventure June 2018




Years 3, 4, 5 and 6 all went down to the West Midlands for a residential next to the safari park. They stayed in glamping tents and practiced their bushcraft, before enjoying a day on the theme park.


Halle Orchestra June 2018

Severn Trent Water June 2018

Year 2 Residential Lea Green July 2018

Class 2 Roman Day July 2018

Orienteering July 2018