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Please find below a timeline of our School events and achievements.


What's happening in 2019


'The great things we do'


Monday 6th May saw the annual Sinnington fair held on the village green.  Although the weather wasn't the best, there was an excellent turnout to support the village, Sinnington Pre-school and Sinnington Primary school. 27 children took part in the traditional Maypole event to open the fair.  Overcoming the elements, the children did a wonderful job and were excellent ambassadors of the school. A huge thank you to Mrs Paxton and Miss Rowswell plus all the parent helpers for guiding and supporting the children during Maypole club and on the day.


The local PCSOs came to school today and held two workshops on e-safety.  The officers discussed the importance of being safe online and how to do this.  Thank you both for two excellent and informative sessions.

Comic Relief:

Today was Comic Relief where the children came into school dressed in something red and in non-uniform.  There were also an assortment of red noses on display.  We managed to raise £70 for the worthwhile charity.


The NSPCC came into school this week, hosting a whole school assembly and a more in-depth workshop with Year 5 and 6 children on the theme'Speak out Stay safe'.  Buddy was also on hand to support the children and help Louise to deliver her sessions.



World Book Day:

This year, the children and staff decided to focus Wortld Book Day on books. All the children brought their favourite book to share with each other - we had a Big Read in the hall after lunch (children and staff). In the morning, each class were given the same picture and asked to create their own stories.  Donaldson created a whole class story, Dahl worked in small groups as did Rowling class. At the end of the school day, each class read their stories to parents for a World Book Day assembly.  The children also participated in 'Read in an unusual place'.  We had over 5o entries including from from Sinnington Pre-school children.  Children sent in pictures of them reading: on a tractor, in the bath with goggles on, up a tree, on the 100thh floor of teh Freedom tower in New York, on a roundabout and in the swimming pool plus many more unusual places.



Quiet Area Competition:

The School Council decided in their last meeting that as a school we needed to develop part of the playground and create a Quiet Area. The council decided that a competition was needed and the best design would be turned into the school's new Quiet Area.  A whole school assembly was hosted, where each class wrote down ideas and created a wish list for the new area.  From this the children were given two weeks to submit their entries. After the closing date the designs were judged by the School Council and it was decided that there was one winner per class - two in Year 5/6 as the council couldn't decide upon a winner.  The winners were;

Donaldson:  Caylie                               Dahl: Gracey                                Rowling: Frank and Calum, Zoe



Dog's Trust:

The Dog's Trust visited school this week, with Emma holding workshops with each class and then hosting a whole school assembly.  The children enjoyed the sessions and found them very informative.  they now know how to approach someones dog, ask permission if they want to stroke it and also how to play safely with their dog.






The RNLI came in to visit school this week to promote water safety in preparation for the Summer.  Volunteers dressed up in Lifegurad outfits, watched video clips of how to stay safe near water and the number to call if there is an emergency.  The children really enjoyed the session.



Firefighter Charity:

The school family supported this worthwhile charity by donating unwanted clothes rasing over £70



'Sporting Success'


Year 3 and 4 children attended the Cricket tournament at Ryedale this week.  After a number of practice sessions with our PE specialist, the children showcased their cricketing skills playing with style and confidence. Well done everyone!

Hockey Quicksticks:

Two teams entered the competition over a two week period.  One team from Year 3 and 4 and a second team from Year 5 and 6. Both teams played excellent Hockey and applied the skills they had been developing over the last couple of weeks in PE.

Netball (High 5):

A team of Year 5 and 6 children went to Ryedale School to participate in the Netball tournament.  Through a good use of skills, team spirit and determination the team finished 4th.  The team had been practising hard and developing their skills during their PE sessions.


Year 3 and 4 children formed a 10 person team that took part in the benchball competiton held at Ryedale School. The children played very well, and performed at a very high level.  They demonstarted the skills they had learnt in PE.


Reception, Year 1 and 2 children all went to Ryedale School to take part in the Key Stage 1 Multi-skills event.  The children took part in a number of events including jumping, running, skipping and throwing.  The children had a fantastic time and for nmost it was their first time representing the school at sport.


A squad of Yaer 3,4,5 and 6 children participated in the Gymnastics competition held at Ryedale School.  The squad split into two teams and performed a number of routines which they had been practising during PE sessions.

Cross Country:

A competitive squad of runners from Year 3 to 6 went to the annual cross country event at Ryedale.  The children were excellent in all age groups and ran with detemination.  George won the Year 3 and 4 boys event and Madeleine won the girls Year 3 and 4 event. It was a fantastic effort by all the children and they were a huge credit to themselves and school - well done!

Tag Rugby:

Year 5 and 6 sent a squad of 10 children to the Tag Rugby event.  The children played some excellent rugby and played with detemination and confidence.  Overall the team finished 5th - well done!


This years sporting events began with the Year 5 and 6 football event.  The team played with confidence after  a number of new players joined the squad this year.  Overall, the team played wellearning a number of plaudits.



'Superstar Awards'

more to follow...



What happened in 2018


'The great things we do'

Christmas at Sinnington:

Christmas is always a busy time at Sinnington and this year it has been no different.  We have numerous events both in school and within the local community.  It all began with our whole school production: It's Christmas!.  Every pupil was involved showcasing our Creative value to the extended school family and wider community.  The children held two performances with both events packed to the raffters and a waiting list for spare tickets.  The children came off stage to rave reviews for their outstanding acting and singing. We also visited the local church for our annual carol service where the children sang traditional carols, performed scenes from the whole school play and sang their favourite songs from the production.  When we arrived back at school, Santa had been and the children eagerly opened their present: a book.  Parents were invited to sing songs around teh tree and the traditional christmas dinner was enjoyed by all in the school hall.  This years Christmas Fair was hugely popular, run by the Friends of Sinnington School parents group.  There were over 25 stalls with a variety oif goods on sale and traditional games.  Over £900 was raised to help FOSS support school and fund trips to broaden our children's experineces.




Poppies in Peace:

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armistice in World War 1, Year 5 and 6 took part in the Poppies in Peace community project.  Local schools were invited to hold workshops for a historian and artist to work with their class.  Year 5 and 6 children made some excellent poppies, putting lots of thought into their designs with the aid of the knowledge they have acquired during their current project: Would you go over the top?  The poppies were then displayed in teh Beck Isle Museum, Pickering





Children in Need:

Sinnington school have helped to support this years Children in Need fundraising activities with all the children coming into school in non-uniform (wearing something spotty) and bring in spare change to create Pudsey's face.  It was a fantastic efort by all the children and staff raising £138.40. Well done everyone!



Conker Competition:

The annual Sinnington Conker Competition was held this week (Monday 15th October).  The earlier rounds were eagerly contested from a high number fo children from each class. All the children followed the agreed rules.  Later in the week, the finals were held in the hall - the stakes were high and the eventual winners were:

Donaldson Class:                                                    Dahl Class:                                           Rowling Class:

Edward (Winner)                                                      George  (Winner)                                   Dillon (Winner)

Ronnie (Second)                                                       Roman (Second)                                   Ryan (Second)


Harvest Festival:

The whole school attended Sinnington Chapel on Tuesdasy for the annual Harvest festival.  The children sang harvest songs and a small group took part in the Harvest play.  The event was well supported by parents and the wider community.


Author Visit: Andy Seed

We welcomed children's author Andy Seed into school this week (Thursday 27th Septmebr) to help us launch our Whole School Reading approach.  Andy did a workshop with all three classrooms, and held an inspirational assembly of how to become an author and why reading is so improtant.  He also undertook training with all the staff after school. Zoe (Year 5) said, 'When Andy Seed came to visit we had lots of fun answering riddles and playing games'. Erin (Year 4) added,'I was so inspired by Andy's words. I loved it, it was great!'



MacMillan Coffee Afternoon:

Mrs Carrack and the Year 6 children, with the help of the School Council set up and ran a Coffee afternoon in support of MacMillan Cancer.  The event was well supported by parents and Friends of Sinnington.  Cakes, games and a tombola were all on offer and there were somne fantastic prizes on offer for the raffle sourced by Mrs Carrack.  We raised £700 on the day.  A big thank you to all that helped and supported the event.


Ryedale Show 2018:

  In Summer 2018, a number of children enteredthe Ryedale competition in      a range of categories including writng and drawing - winning a number of   prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and Highly Commended.  The children of Class 1 also entered the wheelbarrown comptition with vegetables to make a healthy Italian dish - it won!  Well done to everyone who entered.



'Sporting Success'




'Superstar Awards'

more to follow...



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