Weekly Round up

Another week is over, and with a long weekend ahead it is lovely to reflect on another wonderful week in school. 

We have had some fantastic clubs this week including our superb choir – who are now practicing Queen hits for the upcoming Trust performance, some important – and potentially lifesaving CPR training at our first aid club, as well as a variety of sports and athletic activities. 

Our Year 5 children attended the first of a series of transition events at Outwood Academy this week, with the focus being on how DT looks in secondary school. Some of the cooking creations they returned with looked delicious! 

We are thankful this week to Westfield Farm, whose volunteers have begun the job of weeding and replanting some of the flower beds around school ready for the children to help grow flowers and crops in the summer. 

Finally, thank you also to our families for supporting the children creating t-shirt designs for the Middlesbrough Football Club competition – we have had some amazing entries! 

Wishing all our families and friends a safe, relaxing bank holiday! 

Class Showcase

It’s time for 3L and 4H to show how hard they’ve been working.


Year 3 have enjoyed learning about Passover during their RE sessions. They particularly enjoyed acting out. The story of Passover and discussing the 10 plagues of Egypt.

We have also started our new science topic on plants and started by labelling the parts of a plant and their functions. The children are very excited about the experiments planned within the next few weeks.


Year 4 have started to work towards answering the question, ‘What happens to your food when you eat it?’ In this topic we will find out what happens to your food once it enters your mouth, until it leaves the body through excretion. 

This week we have focused on the start of the digestive process by focusing what happens in the mouth and the role of saliva and our teeth. As well as investigating the impact that sugary and acidic drinks can have on our teeth.


Each week we have an ‘Awesome Attendance’ competition for the class or classes with the highest attendance. The class with the highest attendance will receive a letter and the first class to spell out ‘Awesome’ receives a treat for the whole class.

Which class will be the first to receive that treat?

This weeks winners are………..

Missed Learning

29 days of missed learning occurred this week due to unauthorised absences. Unauthorised absences are for holidays, parents/carers not contacting the academy or any other unexplained absence.

With most minor ailments, children can be in school, so we really encourage you to think about keeping your child at home.

100% Attendance

This week we had 223 children who achieved 100% Attendance for this week.

A huge WELL DONE to you all 😊

Can you get 100% next week?

Diary Dates and Reminders

Lunch Menu

Next weeks menu will be Week 3

Links to support our children and families

Cost of Living

Daisy Chain Coffee Mornings

Dormanstown Rugby Club


As we are all being affected by the cost-of-living crisis, we have a small stock of preloved uniform and coats/jackets that parents can come and purchase, all we are asking for is a donation. This will be open for you to come and have a look on a Tuesday & Thursday between 08.50 – 09.15 and 14.40 – 15.00 via the main office.


You can also get your children’s uniform here.

Lollipops have a preloved rail out on the shop floor with various items on including polo tops, trousers, sweatshirts/cardigans, shoes, plimsolls, summer dresses etc. All items on the rail are free for anyone to take, they just ask for customers to be considerate of others when taking items. There is a box for anyone who would like to make donations which we then add to the rail.

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Instagram – @lollipops_middlesbrough

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