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Macmillan Coffee Morning

Thank you to all those who supported our recent Coffee Morning.  We were raising money in memory of Gail Chadwick who died in January.  She had been a teaching assistant for many years at Duke Street. The newly created ‘TLC’ room is a more permanent memorial to her and will be officially opened on Monday […]

Lest we Forget


The children in key stage 2 visited Astley Park on November 10th. The went to look at the war cenotaph and each class placed a poppy wreath at the foot of the cenotaph.  Mr Stott played the last post and then the children observed a 2 minute silence.    This visit to Astley Park followed on […]

Come to our Centenary Open Day: Thursday 12th November

Don’t forget to put a note in your diary to come to our Centenary Open Day next Thursday. There will be two sessions: 9.30 -11.00 am and 1.30 -3.00 pm. If you are intending coming into school on one of these sessions please complete the reply slip sent with newsletter number 7 or contact Mrs […]

Time Capsule

Our time capsule has now arrived and is in its new case, in the school entrance. Items to be stored in the capsule include the centenary mug, a school sweatshirt and leavers hoodie, the story of the centenary mosaic, everyday school items, the lyrics of the centenary song and a digital version of it as […]

TLC Room

In memory of Gail Chadwick, a former Teaching Assistant at the school, who sadly died earlier this year, Duke Street Primary has opened a new room,  for special needs provision. The room is in the annex, sandwiched between the Rainbow Room and the Sunshine Room. It is to be known as the T.L.C Room. It […]

Money Management

Money Management

Sports Day


Weather permitting the Sports Day will now take place on the afternoon of Tuesday, 14th July.

Duke Street’s Got Talent

Thank you to everyone who attended the grand final.  Yet another enjoyable evening, appreciating the many and varied talents of our children!  It was super! Thanks go to the competitors.  There was a large group of helpers on the night and at audition and rehearsal stage too, chose team effort paid off.  For me, every […]

Chairman’s Challenge 2014


This report is compiled by Miss Young, who led the highly successful  project from start to finish.    Our Chairman’s Challenge began back in October 2013, during a PSHE lesson. We were having circle time and talking about ‘ourselves, lifestyles and family time’. Some excellent discussions were created and some important health issues and worries were […]

Football Skills Challenge


  Today we had our Football Skills Challenge and today was a special day. It would have been Danny Nicholl’s (Son of Mrs Nicholls, our School Secretary) 18th Birthday but he passed away suddenly last year. To mark the occasion, everyone was allowed to wear blue and white instead of uniform to represent Danny’s favourite […]

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