Class 4’s World War Two Assembly – 28th Novemeber 2013

Yesterday Class 4 performed their World War Two Assembly to the school, Parents and Grandparents. The children performed a little play, sang songs, and shared their work which included art work, newspaper reports, evacuee letters home to their parents and interviews of someone who was evacuated during the war. Also the children talked about their visit to Perlethorpe and showed a photo movie of the visit.

After the assembly Class 4 served refreshments and organised War Time games for the parents to take part in which raised an incredible £94.18.

Well done Class 4

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Chess Champions – 21st November 2013

Our four amazing Chess players won the overall competition and are now the League Champions for the Rushcliffe Schools. The boys played and won games against Crossdale School, Willow Brook Primary School and Keyworth Primary School.

Well Done Boys!

Stilton Stumble – Sunday 17th November 2013


The very first Stilton Stumble organised by Cropwell Bishop Primary School Friend’s of the School and 1st Cropwell Bishop Scouts was a great success with 205 runners taking part. 136 runners took part in the 10k run which started and finished at the Memorial Hall in Cropwell Bishop and the route went through Colston Bassett, while 69 runners took part in the 24k run which went through the villages of Kinoulton, Hickling, Long Clawson before returning through Colston Bassett to Cropwell Bishop.

Congratulations to all the Organisers for producing such a successful event.

The next Stilton Stumble will be on Sunday 16th November 2014.

Chess Champions


On Thursday 31st October our Magnificent Four took part in the First Round of the Rushcliffe Schools Chess League and were the clear victors of the competition.

They take part in the next round tonight.

Good Luck boys!!

Japanese Visitors – 5th – 7th November 2013

We welcomed our Japanese Visitors from Komaki Elementary School, Nagano with a traditional English Tea Party. Our visitors then went to stay with their host families, most enjoying a bonfire and firework display. On Wednesday the children took part in many activities around school and in Class 5, including Origami before departing on the Thursday afternoon to London.

Click here to view photos of the Japanese Visit


Evacuation Trip – Wednesday 30th October 2013

Today Class 4 children along with their Teacher Mrs Simpson, Teaching Assistant Julie Thorpe and Helper Susanna Stephenson were all evacuated from Cropwell Bishop to the safety of Perlethorpe to avoid the bombings during World War Two. The children experienced an Air Raid and went down into the Anderson Shelter, were billeted with their evacuee families, Dug for Victory and looked at artifacts from World War Two all before lunch!

After lunch the children used maps to locate and identifie planes from the war and then were safely returned back to their parents in the evening.

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