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Sports Day- Friday 14th July 2017

  Sports Day….Take 2!: Friday 14th July  The rearranged date for Sports Day is Friday 14th July The morning session for Years 3 to 6 will begin at 9.30 and finish at 11.30am,  The afternoon session, for Reception to Y2 will begin at 12.45 and finish at 3.05,       Mr Allen has planned […]


Staggered home-time The playground remains icy. In order to try to ease congestion at the main entrance at end of the school day we are planning to stagger home-time today for Reception, Year 1 and Year 2. We ask that parents come to the area outside the school office to collect children at the following […]

Severe Weather Precaution Considerations

During severe weather arriving, we will endeavour to keep the school open when it is safe to do so.  A decision on whether the school stays open or closes depends on many factors. School will remain open unless you hear otherwise.  Conditions can change dramatically and within a small location and within a short time […]

Chorley FC School Escorts.

Duke Street flying high with Chorley Magpies Four children were given the opportunity to escort players on to the pitch in the recent FA cup match at Victory Park where Chorley FC took on Fleetwood Town. Amy, Connor, Joseph and Jake were selected for their excellent attitude and behaviour and always setting a good example […]

Rotary Shoebox Scheme

This year the school is supporting the Rotary International Shoebox Scheme. The scheme provides gifts for children and families in Eastern Europe, who live in very poor circumstances. The gift of a shoebox that contains toys, toiletries, educational items or household goods is a drop of happiness to the people of Eastern Europe who live […]

Reading Challenge and Bog Eyed Jog

We are introducing a new reading challenge for the children at Duke Street.  The challenge is for the children to read 100 books during their time at school.  All the books on the list have been chosen as they are good quality reading texts and many of them are children’s classics.  There is no specific […]

Silver Medal

A team of year 1 and 2 children represented school in a multi skills competition at Southlands.  They all performed amazingly and were certainly proud to be there.   They competed against other schools in the Chorley area.  The competition started with a 4 minute non stop run around the hall. Wow! Great behaviour and […]

Cinema Day

Acer class enjoyed an afternoon of film and popcorn yesterday as a reward for being the class that scored the most goals (31) in the Penalty Shoot Out in memory of Mrs Nicholls’ son, Danny on what would have been his 21st birthday. The total raised in sponsorship money was an incredible £2513.00 bringing the […]

CHIP in Bloom 2017

Another fabulous afternoon has been had at CHIP in Bloom today. For the second year running, our school has won the Best kept School Grounds. Well done to everyone who has done their bit in planting, watering and keeping things tidy. It’s really appreciated. The standard seen today was really high. Many of our cluster […]

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