Monthly Archives: May 2016

Hit for six!

Eight Year 6 boys took part in a cricket tournament at Ulverston Cricket Club on Tuesday. The afternoon was filled with some superb batting, bowling and fielding from the boys. Of the three games they played, they were successful in … Continue reading

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Year 6 Tapas

Over the last half term the Year 6 topic has been ‘A Holiday Adventure’.  We have been travelling around the Mediterranean enjoying a luxurious cruise and visiting several interesting cultural sites: Barcelona, Pompeii, Athens and Alexandria.  After a week’s stay on … Continue reading

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Back to Robinwood: Part 2

Here are some more photos from Year 5s trip to Robinwood last week. The images only offer a brief glimpse of the dreaded Piranha Pool where the freezing waters hold a lethal secret. One child helpfully pointed out that he was just … Continue reading

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Governor Mark National Award

Sir John Barrow School’s Governing Body have recently had an external inspection and have been accredited with the Governor Mark National Award. The governor mark is a kite mark, similar to ‘Investor in People’ and ‘Sports Mark’, which provides an … Continue reading

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Robinwood Part 1

Last week Year 5 visited Robinwood Activity Centre near Alston and took part in 15 exciting activities over the course of 3 days. The winding roads east of Penrith took us briefly into Northumbria and then back into Cumbria. As … Continue reading

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Moto SJB

Nursery, Reception and Year 5 lined the running track at SJB on Friday as Mr Maher brought his Tiger Triumph 800cc into school. Year 5 had previously produced explanation texts on the key parts of a motorbike and also completed a Big Write … Continue reading

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Nursery supermarket

As part of our focus on ‘Me and my family’ we talked about some of the things we do as a family. One of the things we came up with was going shopping so we decided to have a supermarket … Continue reading

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