School news

Trip to Waterstone’s

June 23, 2017

On Wednesday morning we took a group of children (2 from each year group) to Waterstone’s book shop in Carlisle. The children were tasked with selecting some new books for our school library, both fiction and non-fiction. The PTA kindly funded these books for the children to enjoy. It was a great morning out, which […]

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Fire Station Visit – Ash Class

June 1, 2017

Ash Class visited Carlisle East Fire Station on Thursday. We were greeted by Red Watch who showed us around the fire engine and talked to us about fire safety. Fire Fighter Shaun showed the children the different hoses that are on the engine and let the children have a turn. It was great fun. The […]

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Ash Class at Tullie House

March 31, 2017

Ash Class have been to visit Tullie House to learn all about ‘Castles’. We have been thinking about Castles in fairytales as part of our topic work and have been building some in class but it was great to go to Tullie House and see Carlisle Castle across the road and have a look around […]

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Pupil Questionnaire – Ofsted

March 27, 2017

Please click on the icon below to access the Pupil Questionnaire:  

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Ofsted Inspection

An Ofsted inspection will take place at Houghton C of E School on Tuesday 28th March. Please see letter and guidance below for more information.  Letter to parents – Ofsted inspection 280317 School inspections – a guide for parents

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World Book Day

March 14, 2017

On Thursday 2nd March we celebrated World Book Day once again by dressing up, bringing in our favourite bedtime stories and books and bringing in a teddy to share our bedtime stories.  Each class chose their own books to use for the day and produced lots of fantastic work, from writing to drama to art […]

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Autumn Attendance

December 20, 2016

Here is a summary of whole school attendance for Autumn 2016. More children are GREEN than this time last year but we can still improve on this further. Autumn 2016 results

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Houghton’s Christmas Mannequin Challenge

December 16, 2016

  We might be a bit behind with this trend but we had great fun creating our own Mannequin Challenge this afternoon. Well done Oak and Rowan Class!!! (sorry it’s at the wrong angle, will try and get Mr Stewart to sort it)

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Oak Class Roman Day

November 25, 2016

Oak Class celebrated the end of their Roman Topic this week, they held a Roman Day for all children and family members. The children have worked extremely hard during our Autumn Term Topic, producing exceptional work, comprising of mosaics, building a large class Hadrian’s Wall, 3D Centurions and many other exciting and engaging arts and […]

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Children in Need – Wacky Ways to School

November 23, 2016

Thank you to all the parents that sent in videos and photographs of the children on Friday who travelled to school in a wacky way. We had zombie walking, piggy backs, runaway horses, buggies and much more. Take a look at the photos below.

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