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  • Family Learning Maths Course Coming Soon....

    2nd August 2016
    Family Learning Programme 
    Estcourt Children’s Centre
     
    Course title:  Keeping up with the Children + Maths  
     
    Introductory Course Start:  22.09.16
     
    Introductory Course Finish:  06.10.16
     
    Induction session:  13.10.16
     
    Course Start:  20.10.16
     
    Course Finish:  02.03.16
     
    Thursday    9.15  - 11.15 a.m.
     
    Adult Teacher:  Beki North 
     
    The Family Learning Programme consists of:
     
    Time for adults to improve their own skills and progress;
    Time for parents and carers to find out about how to support their children’s learning at hom
  • Moving into Y6?

    10th July 2016

    Please click on the link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gexq3LVJXpI&app=desktop and have a look at the video our current Y6 pupils have made titled 'Day in the Life of a Y6 Pupil'. They hope it helps you find out even more about the academy, and some of the opportunities you will have in Y6, including the residential to Edale!

  • INDUSTRIAL ACTION – Tuesday 5th July 2016

    3rd July 2016

    Dear Parent/Carer

     

    INDUSTRIAL ACTION – Tuesday 5th July 2016

     

    The National Union of Teachers (NUT) representing some teachers in schools have voted to take industrial action in the form of a one-day strike on Tuesday 5th July 2016.

     

    We respect the teachers’ right to take this action in the dispute they have with the Department of Education.  However, we recognise that this will be disruptive to students’ education and can create problems for parents and carers.  We will therefore try our best to minimise any

  • Its that time of the year again...

    3rd July 2016

    The Diane Blanchard Art Award

    Every summer the Academy holds the Estcourt Art Competition to commemorate the contribution Mrs Blanchard made our Academy during her time with us. The competition will be judged in July and prizes will be given for the overall winners from Foundation Stage, KS1 and KS2. Art work can be in any medium: this could be painting, drawing, pastels, crayon, inks, chalks, clay, papier-mâché, and needlecraft, any form of sculpture or collage. The closing date for entries is Monday 18th J

  • What an amazing visit!

    16th June 2016

    On Tuesday 14th June Olympic Athlete James Denny came and visited the Academy! Everyone thoroughly enjoyed his visit as he worked with each class on different circuits and gave an assembly to the whole academy.

    Our sponsored assault course will go ahead in due course.

  • Costello Athletics!

    15th June 2016

    On Wednesday 15th June children from Year 4, 5 and 6 loved competing in the Costello Athletics Tournament! We competed against many other Academies! Great fun and enthusiasm was had by all who participated! Well done everyone!

  • Digital Art Awards!

    15th June 2016

     

    On Wednesday 15th June, children from Leopards, Meerkats, Tigers and Panthers represented the Academy at the Hull Digital Arts Awards; they did very well coming away with 2 awards and winning a visit to the KC Lightstream Stadium home of HKR.

  • An Olympic Athlete is on his way to Estcourt!

    10th June 2016

    We are EXCITED to be welcoming GB Athlete James Denny to the academy on Tuesday 14th June.

    James will be leading some energetic fitness circuits with the children and hosting an assembly with a Q&A session to help inspire the children into more sport and exercise. We will also be holding our annual assault course on the same day.

    We are asking the Academy community to help by sponsoring the children in these two events in order to raise funds for Estcourt Primary Academy. All children have been given sponsor

  • Estcourt Academy's Very Own Published Author!

    7th June 2016

    We would like to congratulate Nicola from the Meerkats class on writing her second published book. Nicola joined our Academy last year when she had already written her first book of her experiences of her life to that point. Since Nicola has joined the Academy we have been extremely proud of her resilience towards her learning and mobility, this is recognised by others as she has been nominated for a national diversity award. Please join us in registering your vote for Nicola on the following link https://

  • Parent Voice

    6th June 2016

    Parent Voice:

    You told us...

    You would like to be kept even more informed about your children's learning, and would like 3 Parents' Open Evenings if possible.

    We did...

    As a result of this, we will now be having a Parents' Open Evening every term from the new academic year (September 2016).

    Thank you for taking such a keen interest in your children's learning, by working together we can offer the best learning opportunities for your children.

    We, as always, look forward to your feedback.

  • KS1 (Y2) Parent Information Leaflet

    6th June 2016

    Please follow the link to find out more about the new KS1 tests your child has recently taken. The information leaflet is from the Standards and Testing Agency. Please do not hesitate to contact your child's class teacher, or a senior leader, should you require any further information.

    http://www.estcourtprimary.org.uk/Exam_Results_Information

  • Academy Re-Opens Tuesday 7th June

    5th June 2016

    Please note, the academy is closed for training on Monday 6th June.

    We sometimes undertake joint training with the other Hull SPTA academies, on this occasion, there will not be any of the admin team on site.

    For any enquiries, please call into the office, or telephone 01482 224336, as usual from Tuesday morning.

    Estcourt Primary Academy will be back open from 8am Tuesday 7th June for the free breakfast club, and from 8:40am for registration.

     

  • Goodbye Chicks!

    20th May 2016

    F2 have said goodbye to the chicks but have said 'hello' to our snails this week!  In celebration of Hull City getting into the play offs, we have named them Steve and Bruce! They eat cucumber and lettuce so you are welcome to bring them a little snack.

  • Hull F.C Tag Rugby

    18th May 2016

    Children in Year 3 participated in the Hull F.C. Tag Rugby Festival on Wednesday. It's great to see the children work hard as a team and see their efforts pay off. The staff at Estcourt would like to personally thank all of the parents who came to support. It was great to hear you cheering the children on!

  • Sheffield Games

    4th May 2016

    On Wednesday 4th May children from Year 4 and 5 went to the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield to take part in the SPTA Primary Games and finished a respectable 6th. The children loved being able to compete in such an impressive venue!

  • Y2 Reading Expectations

    29th April 2016

    To be working at national standard, Year 2 children are expected to read at a rate of at least 90 words per minute. Click on the link below to hear our Fabulous Fluent Reading from Year 2

     

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iu71EPRe4dQ

  • Y2 SATs Parent Meeting

    26th April 2016

    Thank you to all of the parents who were able to attend the Y2 SATs information meeting this afternoon. If you were not able to come along, please pick up an information pack from your child's teacher.

  • Digital Art: Monday 25th April

    25th April 2016

    In preparation for being part of the City of Culture, some of our chidlren enjoyed a Digital Art day with the Children's University. They made apps and videos to promote the Hull Maritime Museum to tourists. The children returned from the visit very enthusiastic and couldnt wait to showcase their work to others. 

  • Brilliant Biathletes!

    22nd April 2016

    On Friday 22nd April, some of our Y4,5 and 6 children represented the academy at the Biathlon Championships at Ennerdale. We are exceptionally proud of all of the chidlren, they showed resourcefulness and resilience... a special mention has to go to the Y4 girls who secured 1st place and GOLD - well done!

  • Easter Activities this week...

    21st March 2016

    Roll up, roll up...come and enjoy our Easter activities with us...

     

    There will be a musical performance from the children in Y1-Y6 on Tuesday 22nd March at 1.30pm. We hope you can join us.

    On Wednesday 23rd March we will be having our annual Easter bonnet competition for all the children in Foundation ,Y1 and Y2. Children in Y3 –Y6 are having a decorated egg or garden competition. Entries for both competitions should be brought in on the day. Winners will receive an Easter egg.

    There will also be an Easter b