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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.  

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 […]

In Reception, we made bread! We spoke about all of the ingredients and equipment that we needed to use to make the bread and then we made a start. It was a very messy process and as you can see, we had a flour explosion!!! We were covered in flour but we had lots of […]

What is Family Learning? The Lincolnshire Adult Skills and Family Learning Service work with families around the county who have the most need. Family Learning is a nationwide programme that provides courses for parents or carers to recognise how to support their children with learning at home. Working with a link tutor in school, our […]

Dear Parent/Guardian,  On Friday 11 December, Carlton Road Academy will be taking part in Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day. We’re asking families to donate £1 or however much they can give, to help transform the futures of children in the UK and around the world. Save the Children make sure children are kept safe, healthy and learning, and change the future for good.   There’s […]