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This week the Year 1 children were lucky enough to have a session with the discovery sport team. The session they took part in was called ‘Maths on the Move’. The children had to use their mathematic knowledge and use it whilst completing some sport activities. In this session, the children looked at shapes. They […]

Dear parents/carers, A polite reminder that all children are expected to come to school in the correct uniform.  Please see below a reminder of the Carlton Road Academy uniform: Red sweatshirt or cardigan​ White polo shirt​ Grey / black skirt or trousers​ Black / Red / Grey / White socks or tights​ Black SHOES with […]

We have now been back in school for almost a whole term, and it has been wonderful to have the children in school learning again. Being in school every day is so important and school attendance is a big part of our culture at Carlton Road Academy, but why is it so important? All parents […]

This is a wonderful resource that features celebrated actors reading children’s books to inspire a love of reading. Please follow the link for more information. https://storylineonline.net/  

This week in year 2 it’s Art Week. Over the week we looked at the abstract artist Wassily Kandinsky. We mixed primary colours and painted concentric circles in order to create our own Kandinsky style abstract art. Then we looked at the abstract artist Paul Klee. The children followed a video to create their own […]

On Friday 19th March, Carlton Road Academy celebrated Red Nose Day. The children had to wear as much red as possible and used a red balloon to make a red nose. They took their red balloon around the track to complete their ‘Red Mile’. We all had a fantastic day and raised lots of money […]

           On Friday 12th March, we celebrated World Maths Day. We encouraged the children to dress up in anything mathematical and we completed lots of fun maths activities on the day! Some of the activities included solving escape room clues, making 2D and 3D shapes with mini marshmallows and cocktail sticks and solving […]

Year 1 had a tasty introduction to ‘The Great Fire of London’ topic. The Owls and Hedgehogs had fun during their taster session of baked goods. This was a very suitable introduction to the topic because the fire started in a bakery. The children enjoyed tasting the different products and how they differ in texture […]

World Book Day this year was slightly different as we had some of our children learning from home, although, we still had an amazing day both at home and in school! We had a fantastic range of costumes, including some words such as nocturnal, synonym and fragile, as well as some of our favourite book […]

This week in Reception, we had a Police Investigation Day. When the children came into school, they noticed that overnight someone had been into the classroom and had eaten all of Miss Thompson’s biscuits. We asked the Police for some help but they were a bit busy so they asked the children if they could […]