News & Blogs


Year 6, mountaineers

Year 6 have continued to learn about mountains. The top of a mountain is called the summit. They often have snow and ice on the summit and can be very cold. The side of the mountain is called the slope. A mountain must be over 300m tall to be called a mountain. In Music we […]

Hardworking Year 6

Year 6 have been very busy. We’ve nearly finished 2 display boards and created a very messy mountain range. We love working in 3 different spaces, we have a classroom, a ‘conservatory’ and a room next door! Plus a sensory classroom. We are very excited about our Class Dojo system and like sharing our good […]

Handprints in 1E

The children in 1E are settling well into their new class, we have enjoyed painting handprints and making a collage for our class display.

Week 1 in 3E

We have had a lovely first week in 3E. All the children have settled back into school well after their Summer break and have been enjoying exploring their new classroom.

Busy fun in Early Years

Early Years have a had a busy first week back with lots to prepare and do. We have had a lot of fun in school, enjoying being back with our friends. Some of us have really grown in the six week break! We have also enjoyed visiting our new children in their homes and are […]

5E have been getting messy

A great start to the term for class 5E. We have been learning about our rights and our responsibilities in school and completed our class charter for our classroom (very impressive). A big thank you parents for sending in some old clothes because we have had lots of fun getting messy in forest school with […]

2E have had a great start.

2E have had a great start to the new year with lots of new songs to support the curriculum in our new class. We have been working on our new routines and practising moving around the school. Work begins on our Pirate topic soon.

Governors Impact Statement 2016/17

The Pines School Full Governing Board was new to the process, having a new Headteacher and over 5 new Governors commencing their post in the Autumn term. The Governors have manged the transition into the new building and the school has created links in their new area with the community, local primary and secondary schools. […]

Full Governing Board meeting 17/7/17

The Full Governing Board met on Monday 17th July and discussed amongst many other items, the recent City Audit, which reported that all school safeguarding procedures were up to date and compliant. The Head Teacher gave a very comprehensive report into the running of the School and Governors gave a vote of thanks for her […]

End of Year Blogs

Caterpillars Caterpillars have packed in a lot of fun considering we only became a class in January! We have welcomed new faces as our class has grown in size and have done so well learning to get along and play together. It took us a while to get out and about but once we did […]