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Thank you to Mr Hunt, a parent and school governor, who kindly donated a large batch of pumpkins to Year 1 to carve and decorate. This is part of a wider initiative related to our Curious Minds curriculum. Each school year we will offer guaranteed experiences so that every child will gain valuable knowledge and understanding that can only be acquired from first-hand experiences.  

'Wear Yellow' day in school  - Friday 23rd October 2020


Staff and children came to school wearing yellow to raise awareness of the importance of mental, physical and social wellbeing. All donations go towards class funds to spend on resources linked to our Habits of Happiness daily practice. 

Farewell to Mrs Jarrold


Mrs Jarrold is leaving Larkrise to spend more time with her family. Mrs Jarrold has been a member of the staff team since 2002 and she will be greatly missed by the whole school community.

Celebrating National Fitness Day with a Skip, Hop and Hooray on 23rd September 2020.


Awareness, movement, gratitude and kindness are our habits of happiness at Larkrise Primary School. We know that if we are happy and content it will have a positive impact on our readiness for learning and engagement. As part of National Fitness Day, we took the opportunity to get skipping to music as part of our daily movement challenge. Take a look at our beaming faces as we embraced the challenge of skipping for a full fifteen minutes:

Active Essex - Skip Hop Hooray!.mp4

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