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Keep up to date with all the latest news happening in school at the moment.

  • Advent Christingle Service

    Sun 28 Nov 2021

    Sunday 5th December

    at 4pm

    in Waltham Church

     

    Advent Christingle Service

     

    To help us to make sure we have enough oranges etc and to avoid disappointment you are advised to book in advance for this service..

    To book in or for more information

    please contact Chris or Mike on 01664 464802

    or email them at wee3alexander@btinternet.com

     

     

     

    God Bless

  • Strictly Come Dancing Star Visits Waltham

    Sun 26 Sep 2021

    Press release: Former Strictly star inspires pupils to keeeeep dancing!  

     

    As the new series of Strictly Come Dancing begins, lucky pupils from four village primary schools in the Vale of Belvoir have been inspired to ‘Keep dancing!’ by a former Strictly star.   


    Robin Windsor, a professional dancer who previously partnered with Deborah Meaden, Patsy Kensit and Lisa Reilly on the BBC One award-winning programme, has run a series of dance lessons this week for children at: Waltham-on-the-Wolds CE Primary School, Wymondham CE Primary School, Redmile CE Primary School and Croxton Kerrial CE Primary School.

      

    For the children who attend the schools, which are all part of the Rise Multi-Academy Trust, this was a unique opportunity to learn from an accomplished professional dancer, to enhance their passion for dancing and to keep active throughout their lives.   

     

    Robin Windsor, professional dancer and former Strictly Coming Dancing star, said: It has been an absolutely amazing couple of days. It's such a rewarding experience, because you get to see the children light up, they learn something new and their confidence builds throughout the day. 


    "I think dancing should be compulsory in schools, there are so many positive benefits!" 

     

    Julie Hopkins, Executive Headteacher of all four schools, said: “The children were absolutely delighted to take part in a dance lesson with Robin. Many of them have watched Strictly Come Dancing over the years and some have gone to the arena tours, so to learn from one of the former professionals in person is just so thrilling for them.  

     

    “We already have a strong commitment to dance in our schools, as our specialist dance teacher, Cheryl Lobo, has been inspiring our children for many years. We are passionate about the many benefits to dancing; not only is it an incredible skill in its own right, but the fun and laughter is good for health and well-being. It promotes fitness and supports long-term memory, plus, it is a great opportunity to create lasting memories with friends and family.”  

     

  • Admissions for September 2022 Now Open

    Sun 01 Aug 2021

    Leicestershire County Council have now opened the portal for applications for those children starting school for the first time in September 2022. Click below to take you straight there or visit our admissions page for further information about the process:

    Apply for a place at Waltham here

  • Lions Sponsored Silence for our School

    Fri 23 Jul 2021

    Donation from The Lions – Melton Mowbray. We would like to say a huge thank you for the very generous donation of £200 from Geoff Tate who took part in a sponsored silence on Friday 21st May and managed 25 hours of complete silence!

     

    The Silence also coincided with success at a local Vaccine Centre that he has been volunteering at as they hit a massive 40,000 vaccines being administered.

     

    As you can see Geoff took advantage of this special occasion and dressed up. The money was used to fund a visit from The Life Education Centre to support our PSHE and Science curriculum. 

     

    On behalf of all the children and staff – Thank you, Geoff, and well done!

  • Farewell to our Leavers 2021

    Sun 11 Jul 2021

    What a great send-off our leavers enjoyed this week. Visit our special events page for more details and pictures.

    “Don’t cry because it’s over; smile because it happened.”

  • Recognition for our Outstanding Sports Ambassador

    Sat 10 Jul 2021

    Congratulations to our superstar in Year 6 for being nominated as Sports Ambassador of the Year at the Melton, Belvoir and Charnwood Sports Awards. This is what they said:

     

    This superstar was new to the school this year and had an immediate impact on the children around him and his teachers. From his very first P.E session he was caring, always offering to help with equipment and set things up/ pack away. During tasks, competition or no competition, he would be seen and heard complementing other children's technique or saying how well they had played. His positive and respectful attitude took only 1 session before other children were doing the same, identifying when someone had done something well or giving it their best effort. He has changed attitude and behaviours across the school!

     

    We are very proud of you indeed!

  • Record Attendance at CReW Club

    Mon 21 Jun 2021

     

    What a start we have had to our Fun Football sessions! We have consistently had between 30 and 40 children coming to sessions each week. The children have been developing their dribbling, passing and shooting skills whilst also having lots of fun with smiles all round. All children have been enjoying fun activities such as: cannon ball, sharks and fishes, king of the ring and of course a match to finish the hour. The children are split into key stages so KS1 are with Mr Goldspink and KS2 are with Mr Morley. Plenty more fun filled Monday nights to come, so if you fancy coming to have some fun whilst learning, please contact the office…

    Office@waltham.risemat.co.uk

  • Meet Miss Geeson's new addition

    Sun 18 Apr 2021

    Some happy pictures of mummy and her boys. Can you guess who won the snowball fight? 

  • New Website Launched!

    Mon 22 Feb 2021

    Welcome to our brand new school website! We have created the website to keep parents up to date with school news and notices, and to showcase some of the great things our pupils are achieving. The website is extremely easy to edit by all staff at the school, so check back soon for new updates!

  • Waltham Mural

    Wed 30 Oct 2019

    We were delighted to welcome Rhiannon in school on Wednesday from Rhiannon Art Ltd, who designed our school mural incorporating our school vision.

     

    All the children were involved and had a go at painting and thoroughly enjoyed themselves.

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