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Whole School Theme Days

Throughout the year we hold a number of whole school themed days to enhance learning, help children to be more aware of their wider community and celebrate important occasions.

Sport's Day 2017

Well done to all our pupils for their participation and team work during Sport's Day 2017.


Father's Day 2017

Palmers Cross opened its doors to our dads, grandads, uncles, and brothers to celebrate Father's Day 2017. The children had bacon baps with their male relatives, followed by outdoor sporting activities and board games.


Fitness Day 2017

This year Palmers Cross hosted a fitness day to encourage pupils at Palmers Cross to make healthy choices. Children participated in several forms of exercise from dance to obstacle courses, and also attended healthy living workshops throughout the day.



Easter 2017

Children enjoyed welcoming their friends and parents into school to join them in some Easter crafts, and to watch the Easter bonnet parade.


Mother's Day 2017

Reception and Year 1 hosted a lovely Mother's Day assembly for Palmers Cross Mums. The assembly was followed by tea and cake, and some art and crafts back in the classrooms. We had a fantastic time!



Comic Relief 2017

Children wore their spotty, red or stripy clothes to school and took part in a danceathon to raise money for Comic Relief.

Waste Week 2017

In order to promote recycling, pupils decided to upcycle their old T-shirts.

World Book Week 2017

   Palmers Cross was transformed into story land for a fantastic week of celebrating books.




We even had a visit from the story teller.



Chinese New Year 2017

We had a great time at Palmers Cross celebrating the year of the Rooster for Chinese New Year.


Christmas Dinner and Christmas Jumper Day 2016

We had a fantastic Christmas Jumper Day - thank you to everyone who wore their Christmas jumpers. It was the perfect festive touch to accompany our Christmas dinner, which was delicious!


Diwali 2016

Across the school, children at Palmers Cross Primary have been celebrating Diwali. They have had Indian cuisine for their lunch, made Diva lamps, and Rangoli patterns, enjoyed some Indian dancing and learnt about the history of Diwali.



Black History Month 2016

Palmers Cross have been celebrating Black History Month.

Various learning activities have been taking place across the school.



Harvest 2016

Contributions to this year's harvest festival have been donated to the 'Good Shepherd'.


Sports Day 2016

We had a fantastic Sports Day this year. Both key stage one and key stage two took pleasure in competing in their sporting events.

key stage one enjoyed a morning of sporting events.



Followed by key stage two in the afternoon.



Even the parents joined in with a parents race.


We were very proud of the sportsmanship our pupils demonstrated throughout the day. Well done Palmers Cross!


The boy and girl in each year group, who scored the most points on the day, were awarded a medal.



The winners were:

Reception: Miks and Queenie

Year 1: Harvey and Amera

Year 2: Daniel-Lee and Ieva

Year 3: Joel and Anya

Year 4: Tom and Sammy

Year 5: Darntai and Keira

Year 6: Kamalpreet and Kia

Congratulations to the 2016 winners!


Father's Day Breakfast 2016

We had a fantastic morning celebrating Father's Day at Palmers Cross.

Before school staff ensured that breakfast would be ready.


When the fathers arrived with their children they enjoyed breakfast along with some board games.


Once breakfast had been eaten, the fun continued with a game of football outside.


Fathers finished off their visit by having a photograph taken with their children.



British Values Day 2016

At Palmers Cross we took the opportunity to celebrate both the Queen's 90th birthday and St Georges day on Friday 22nd April. The children came to school wearing red, white and blue and participated in activities such as a St George's day lunch, English folk dancing, building castles, Royalty themed art work, St George fact files and dragon poems and more.

We spent the week looking at British values in our assemblies each day and the children spent time discussing them and putting them into practice during their school day.

We have had a lovely week, and a fantastic British Values Day.



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