School News 2012
The children in Class 1 from Landewednack
School at The Lizard have performed their annual Nativity production to
packed audiences of
When Landewednack joined the Lizard Lifeboat for a Carolaire
Christmas has well and truly arrived at The
Lizard Lifeboat Station with members of the fundraising committee hosting the
first ever Christmas Carolaire inside the new station on Friday 7th December.
Landewednack School Choir and St Keverne Male Voice Choir entertained a
packed boathouse with a superb collection of Christmas carols and medleys.
Photographs show: The Landewednack School
Choir singing aboard RNLB "Rose". The school choir accompanying
members of The Lizard Lifeboat
St Michael’s Mount
Children in Class One from Landewednack
School at The Lizard recently spent a beautiful Autumn day visiting St
Michael's Mount. The children
Children in Need
Children and staff from Landewednack School
and the adjoining Little Lizards Childrens Centre supported this years
Children in Need appeal
Harvest Festival 2012
Children from Landewednack School at The
Lizard held their annual Harvest Festival service in the village Methodist
Chapel on Wednesday 24th October. Family and friends were invited to join the
children in a service highlighting the importance of the weather during the
Choir sings at Lifeboat Open Day
The Lizard Lifeboat Station threw open its
doors on Saturday 13th October for its first official Open Day. Organised by
members of the
Jean for Genes
Children and Staff from Landewednack School
at The Lizard altered their traditional school uniform slightly on Friday 5th
October when they all wore their jeans!
SupaSoccer at Landewednack
A special assembly was held at Landewednack School at The Lizard on
Wednesday 5th September as football coaches Jamie Thompson and Dan Stidwell
came to present certificates to the children who had completed the SupaSoccer
football course with them last term. There was also an extra surprise for
Joshua Tattersall, Matthew Bray and Dannen Jeal who were awarded medals for
their achievements during the course.
Pupils and staff from Landewednack School at The Lizard have warmly welcomed 11 new faces to the school as the new reception children joined Class 1 on Wednesday 5th September. The children were greeted by class teachers Helen Beirne and Sam Jane and have already settled well into the class.
Summer Term 2012
We Say Goodbye to the Year 6
Staff and children from Landewednack School at The Lizard bid farewell and good luck to their year 6 pupils who have left them to join Mullion School in September. The year 6 children held a special assembly and invited family and friends to share the happy memories and experiences they have had during their time at Landewednack.
Headteacher at the school Sue Wilson said
"This is always a sad time of the year for us at Landewednack as none of
us like saying goodbye, but as always we wish the children well and look
forward to them coming back and letting us know how they are getting on at
Tag Rugby Competition
Children from Landewednack School at The
Lizard were in a celebratory mood after competing in the CVOC (Child Victims
of Crime) Tag Rugby Competition at Redruth Rugby Club on Tuesday 29th May.
The competition which is held in association with The Devon and Cornwall
Police is an annual event and plays host to primary schools who have
successfully qualified in earlier tournaments.
Local Photographer Donates Book
Children and Staff at Landewednack School
welcomed local photographer Geoff Squibb to a special assembly on Friday 27th
April, when he came to present them with a copy of his recently published
book "Kilcobben's Rose". Geoff, who grew up at The Lizard and is a
former pupil of Landewednack has been following the demolition and then the
rebuild of The Lizard Lifeboat Station at Kilcobben Cove. The book also
captures the arrival of the new Tamar Class Lifeboat "Rose" and the
departure of the very faithful Tyne Class boat "David Robinson".
Small School's Football League
The small School's Football league came to
an exciting end on Tuesday 22nd May with children from Landewednack and
Godolphin Primary School's playing the in the last match of the season to see
who would be crowned champions.
Children and Staff in School and Little
Lizards enjoyed Sport Relief by taking to the school field and running in their
very own Olympic style marathon all in aid of the Sport Relief charity.
We raised nearly £200 for Sport Relief
which includes the donations for wearing our sports gear for the day and the
sale of the official Sport Relief sweat/wrist bands, which had been organised
by Mrs Jane.
Children warming up with Class Teacher Sam Jane.
Ben, Matthew and Abby, running their laps
Joleigh and Ellie running their laps, with some children from class 1 in the background
Headteacher Sue Wilson running with the children.
Class teacher Mrs Jane completing her Olympic lap!
Everyone from Landewednack School and The Little Lizards Children’s Centre at the start of the course with the "Landewednack Olympic Banner"!
The school’s Cross Country runners about to take to the course.
Class three’s Lanhydrock Visit
Children from Class 3 at Landewednack
School visited Lanhydrock House near Bodmin on Thursday 15th March, a visit
which coincided with their current history topic on the Victorian era. The
children even came dressed for the occasion and each wore traditional
clothing that children from that age would have worn.
staff from Lanhydrock House.
The children in Class 2 from Landewednack School
at The Lizard enjoyed an afternoon of cookery when they welcomed Vicky
Williams from Chartwells Caterers who came to show them how to make their
very own fruity cheesecake.
Cross Country Championships
year 4 boys from Landewednack School made their teachers and fellow pupils
very proud when they
Sports at Mullion Comprehensive
Children from Class 2 at Landewednack
School in The Lizard enjoyed a morning of sporting activities at Mullion
Comprehensive School on Thursday 1st March. The children were invited to work
with the schools Sports Leaders in the school gymnasium and were treated to a
range of activities including football, hockey and netball.
Well done to the children who took part in the Tag Rugby Tournament. We beat Mullion and Parc Eglos, drew with Porthleven and lost out to St Micheals.
Photo of the Landewednack team
Children from Landewednack School at The
Lizard have completed a Bikeability course. Cycling coaches Martin Beck and
Ed Timmins from the Penryn Schools Partnership spent 4 days at the school
working with the children in years 5 and 6. They were taught the basic
skills, hand signals and road safety maneuvers before taking their bikes out
around the village and onto the road for the real test.
The Mullion Schools Netball Tournament took
place at Helston School on Tuesday 7th February and the team from
Landewednack School were the triumphant winners of the event. The team played
5 games, winning four
Landewednack School hosted a Tag Rugby Tournament on 6th February, with Halwin and Coverack schools. Thanks to Ted and Steve who give up their time week after week for Tag Rugby Club and all the tournaments.
The Landewednack Tag Rugby team
The coldest evening of the year (Thurs 2nd Feb)
turned out to be a whole lot of fun for the children of Landewednack School.
Children and staff were joined by family and friends to take park in a
Twilight Trail on the school field which had been organised by Class 3
teacher Adrian Bolton and the school's Junior Road Safety Officers.
SCHOOL'S VISIT TO THE LIZARD LIFEBOAT STATION ON
The Reception and Key Stage One children from Landewednack School at The Lizard spent an enjoyable morning when Daya Stafford revisited the school to help enhance their knowledge and understanding of Hinduism. Daya provided a variety of activities to keep the children busy. They loved dressing up in the traditional and very colourful Indian clothes and finding out about the way Hindi children say their prayers.
The children listened with awe and wonder as Daya told them stories and answered their questions, and they all took part in the dancing and cooking activities. They particularly enjoyed eating the chapattis they made and the delicious curry Daya had prepared for them.
Class teacher Helen Beirne said "The children enjoyed every minute of the morning and would remember their experiences fro a long time to come"
Photographs show the children of Class 1 enjoying learning about Hinduism.
The new term at