This is where you will find photographs and videos of all the exciting events that have been put on at Downderry and in our community.
We had an exciting Easter assembly where we had KS2 dancers, performances from our lovely Downderry choir and a special visit from Father Stuart.
We celebrated lots of activities that had taken place such as the cake competition, egg babies and Easter hunt!
A massive Thank you to everyone who attended the Spooky Disco, with special thanks to the PTA. We all had a fantastic time.
Congratulations to all our ‘Create a Monster’ winners and all children that took part in the competition.
Thank you to all Children, Parents and Carers who donated to our harvest celebrations assembly. The assembly was filled with brilliant singing, dancing, poetry, drama performances and demonstrations from Father Stuart. Donations will be shared between BeGO, St Barnabas Church, our Children's Centre and a local charity, Thank you all again for sharing and donating.
Downderry raised £787 for the charity.
We would like to give a special thank you to all the Parent Reps that devoted their time to support in the preparations for the fair and the running if the day itself. We raised £1,100! This money will be used for things such as 100% attendance gift vouchers and year 6 leavers prom to support and praise the children in our school.
The bake off winners are Julia's mum, Marta (Chestnut Class) and Robbie and Freddy's mum - Emma (Rowan class and Cherry class). Please collect your prize from the office. Well done.
We had visitors from St Barnabas come in to do some exciting activities around Easter with our pupils. They learned loads about Easter and the amazing story behind it.
The entries for the Easter egg competition were fantastic. We want to thank all the children, parents, teachers and governors who took part in our celebrations and the competition!
Thank you to all parents, carers and friends who came along to the Christmas fair. We would also like to say a massive thank you for all your donations and support.
The amount we raised was £630.57! This will be going towards a variety of things within the school to support the children's experiences and learning!
A big thank you to everyone who supported the Spooky Disco. They were Spooktacular and your fancy dress costumes were brilliant and very scary!
The Bellingham Golden Oldies have sent a big thank you for welcoming them on Friday to our harvest celebrations and for the many contributions recieved.
The assemblies were filled with brilliant singing, dancing, poetry, drama performances and demonstrations from Father Stuart. Donations were shared between BeGO, St Barnabas Church, our Children's Centre and a local charity, Thank you all again for sharing and donating.
The classes who collected the most donations and earned themselves a treat are:
Key Stage 1 - Beech
Lower Key Stage 2 - Cedar
Upper Key Stage 2 - Hazel
A massive thank you for supporting this year’s MacMillan coffee afternoon, raising funds in the fight against cancer. Downderry raised a record £810 for the charity.
Thank you for supporting ‘Jeans for Genes’ earlier this month by wearing your jeans to school and bringing in a donation. We managed to raise £204.45. To find out how your money raised will be spent please visit www.jeansforgenes.org
Children in Need
Children have been raising money for Children in Need by completing a Pudsy bear penny trail and coming to school in their pyjamas.
Our Harvest festival celebrations were a great success. A big thank you to everyone who supported us by donating food. The Whitefoot & Downham Community Food Project have expressed their thanks to the children at Downderry. Your donations will be distributed over the coming weeks to the visitors to the project.
School Council's campaign for a cleaner and greener area around our school
MacMillan coffee afternoon
The MacMillan coffee afternoon was held on Friday 26th September and was a great success. We raised £510… A massive thank you for supporting this year’s coffee afternoon, raising funds in the fight against cancer.