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24/05/24

🎶 Our EYFS and KS1 pupils enjoyed singing their favourite song in singing assembly this week! 🎶 pic.twitter.com/Tp49sqzScD

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23/05/24

🎭 🎨 Earlier this week, we had an exciting curriculum day that focused on celebrating the arts! Pupils enjoyed participating in a range of activities from dancing to Footloose to singing along to the Beatles! 🎶 pic.twitter.com/kcvJP5WEHx

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17/05/24

🐑 🐐 To end ‘Our Furry Friends’ topic, Nursery pupils had a fantastic visit from Ark Farm!🌾 Tam and Arron from the farm taught as all about the animals, what they give us, the food they eat and how we look after them. pic.twitter.com/WQbZZr6GtW

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17/05/24

🥳 Well done to our fantastic Year 6 pupils for all their hard work during SATS week! We are all so proud of you!Thank you to our wonderful catering team who prepared a delicious breakfast each morning for our pupils💚 pic.twitter.com/JdNjGF6emp

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16/05/24

✈️ Today, Year 2 had amazing time seeing all of the different types of planes at Duxford. We learnt about how the planes have been used throughout history. They even got a chance to take a look inside a Concord. ✈️ pic.twitter.com/gd8GBoHJ13

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10/05/24

☀️ What’s better than hot chocolate Friday? The sun shining and ice lolly Friday instead! 🍦 Congratulations to our wonderful winners in Years 1-6💚 pic.twitter.com/ikupS2vSmf

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10/05/24

☀️ ⚽️ Our pupils had a fantastic time representing the school at the Fun Festival event this morning! They participated in a range of activities from basketball and hockey to Boccia and football. 🏑 🏀 pic.twitter.com/jrbM2YiRhR

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09/05/24

🪄 Our Year 5 pupils had a fantastic time visiting the Harry Potter Studios yesterday! After reading Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone in their English lessons, they thoroughly enjoyed seeing it all come to life! ✨ pic.twitter.com/CCeuwLffwE

08/05/24

We had some exciting visitors join us for assembly!🦉 All pupils had the opportunity to take a photo with one of the friendly owls too!🦉 pic.twitter.com/lkNrFl2zHq

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03/05/24

☕️ Well done to the wonderful children who got chosen for Hot Chocolate Friday! Keep up the fantastic work!Have a lovely long weekend 💚 pic.twitter.com/OajCnQwm54

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03/05/24

☔️The rain couldn’t stop our wonderful Year 2 pupils enjoying a range of sporting activities at the Harlow Cricket Ground this morning! They were all given a cricket wrist band to wear for their brilliant effort! 🏏 pic.twitter.com/GVxlKcJiTt

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01/05/24

☕️ Well done to the wonderful children who got chosen for Hot Chocolate Friday! Keep up the fantastic work! pic.twitter.com/Uv6SmXw2sj

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19/04/24

🌍 Thank you to Harlow Rocks for supplying some beautifully-painted rocks to support our Reception children, who are currently learning all about space! 🪐 pic.twitter.com/lRNdbjiLQK

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19/04/24

☕️ Well done to the wonderful children who got chosen for Hot Chocolate Friday! Keep up the fantastic work!💚 pic.twitter.com/xe2WYigMPz

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28/03/24

🐥 What a wonderful way to end the term! The children took part in an Easter parade and looked fantastic in their Easter bonnets. Thank you for all your hard work! 👒 pic.twitter.com/CGS9ZFBr1L

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27/03/24

🐣We celebrated our Young Carers by holding an Easter egg hunt in the forest area followed by a VIP dining experience at lunch. Huge thanks to the PTA for providing the Easter eggs and to the catering team for their VIP treatment of our wonderful little humans!💚 pic.twitter.com/5LSSNxXGaL

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26/03/24

🔥Year 1 had a fantastic time at the Tower of London learning all about the Great Fire of London! They represented the school incredibly and had a wonderful day! pic.twitter.com/06nFh5Nd9e

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22/03/24

☕️ Well done to the wonderful children who got chosen for Hot Chocolate Friday! Keep up the fantastic work!Have a lovely weekend 💚 pic.twitter.com/WJBwI51fx4

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19/03/24

🎶 What an inspiring way to start the day! 🥁 Our Rocksteady pupils put on a fantastic performance and showed the school what they’ve been working on this term! 🎸 pic.twitter.com/7gfy3hLZnL

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15/03/24

🏃 Well done to our Year 3, 4, 5 & 6 Cross Country teams today! You represented the school so well and showed great teamwork! 💚 pic.twitter.com/GcXEryXCT7

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New heads announced for Cooks Spinney

New heads announced for Cooks Spinney

Posted: 5th July 2022

Two teachers are preparing to take on the “adventure” of leading our school together.

Assistant headteachers Dean Beaumont and Amber Wade are preparing to take on shared responsibility for Cooks Spinney Primary Academy from September.

Headteacher Neil Stirrat is taking on a new role within the BMAT family of schools as executive leader and director of Pupil Premium strategy.

Mr Stirrat, who joined BMAT in September 2015 as an assistant head, said: “I feel very sad to leave Cooks Spinney, but I’ll still be around to support the school, so it’s not really goodbye.

“I’m looking forward to supporting other schools and staff within the Trust.”

Mr Beaumont joined Cooks Spinney in September 2017 as a Year 5 teacher and ITT co-ordinator.

His most recent role has seen him take responsibility for Key Stage 2, as well as being the designated safeguarding lead for the school and a Year 5 teacher.

He said: “I am very excited about leading the school from September. Cooks Spinney was the school that allowed me the opportunity to progress professionally and encouraged my personal growth.

“I look forward to continuing to develop our school ethos encompassing our five As - ambitious, altruistic, adaptable, adventurous and articulate. I am excited about the challenges ahead as it will steer me towards what I hope to be a fulfilling role.

“Miss Wade and I have always worked well together; we bring out the best in each other. We have always had open and clear communication and will both strive to ensure that all staff, parents and pupils feel they can approach us at any time. We will continue to work collaboratively when leading the school together.”

Miss Wade joined the school in September 2016 as a Reception class teacher, being promoted to assistant headteacher and early reading lead in 2020.

The Year 1 teacher said: “It is a real privilege to become one of the heads of Cooks Spinney. I can't wait to get started.

“Cooks Spinney is such a wonderful school, full of so many brilliant people and children. I want to continue to build strong relationships with parents and the wider community and create an environment where the teachers love to teach and the children love to learn.

“Mr Beaumont and I have worked closely for many years now and share the same vision for Cooks Spinney. We are a fantastic team, who complement each other’s skills.

“We’re excited to start this new adventure together leading Cooks Spinney.”

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