Activities

Activities vary and some are currently not available due to the present situation but will be reinstated when it is deemed safe for pupils, staff and parents.

Heartstart: Heartstart is an initiative started by The British Heart Foundation. Heartstart teaches people what to do in a life-threatening emergency – simple skills that save lives. All children in Woodburn Primary School are taught Heartstart at an age appropriate level.

Young Enterprise: Young Enterprise is used within schools to develop links between education and industry. Years 2-7 are taught different aspects of business to enable them to inspire and achieve as they grow.

Years 1, 2 and 3 Nativity: The children tell the Christmas story through drama and songs.

Years 4, 5, 6 and 7 Spring Concert: This is a performance by all children in Years 4, 5, 6 and 7 through drama, dance and song.  You will be reminded of truths which we strongly value within our school.

School Trips: Educational visits take place throughout the year. Each class takes part in at least one visit.  School trips give children to opportunity to develop their social skills and have fun in a safe and educational environment.

Swimming: Swimming takes place for Yrs 5, 6 and 7 on Friday mornings throughout the school year. Year 6 attend in Term 1, Year 7 in Term 2 and Year 5 in Term 3.

Music: Piano, Clarinet and Flute lessons are available within school.  Costs are payable to the external provider.

Choir: Each year, the choir represents the school at Open Night.  They participate in singing in the local community.

Football and Hockey: The football and hockey teams represent the school in the local primary school leagues.

UNCRC Article  28: ‘Every child has the right to an education.’

UNCRC Article 29: ‘Education must develop every child’s personality, talents and abilities to the full.  It must encourage child’s respect for human rights, as well as respect for their parents, their own and other cultures, and the environment.’

UNCRC Article 31: ‘Every child has the right to relax, play and join in a wide range of cultural and artistic activities.’