County Durham Sport are offering FREE ideas for staying active during the Easter holidays. The activities have a focus on embedding physical activity, emotional health and well-being. ‘There is strong evidence that regular physical activity has numerous health benefits for children and young people. Benefits of physical activity include; strong bones and muscles, healthy […]
Welcome to Byerley Park Primary School
We would like to extend a warm welcome to all new and returning visitors to our school's website. Please have a look at the photographs of some of the fantastic work some of our pupils have produced. I started as Head Teacher of the school in January 2021 after being the Deputy Head Teacher here for a number of years. I think Byerley Park is a great place to be, as a child or an adult, and I am very proud of the education and experiences we provide for our pupils.
- Mrs Pattison, Head Teacher
On Tuesday 23rd November, all of the girls and boys took part in a fantastic day of darkness and UV, led by Ebony from ‘Go Well’. The children began their session by selecting teams, putting on their fluorescent bibs and snapping their UV wristbands. The hall was in darkness with disco lights for the children […]
Today the pupils in Key Stage Two held a Remembrance Service for parents. Each class had a different theme that they spoke about, the choir sang a moving rendition of ‘The Sound of Silence’ by Simon and Garfunkel and we all held a two minutes silence. As part of our remembrance work, every child in […]
The children and staff at Byerley Park Primary school welcomed poet Paul Cookson into school last week as part of the Northern Children’s Book Festival. Appearing via You Tube for a virtual visit, Paul performed a range of different poetry from his many poetry anthologies. The children and staff joined in with ‘The Toilet Seat […]
On Tuesday 2nd November, Katie from the DogsTrust in Sadberge visited our school. Katie delivered a whole school assembly talking to the children about how they should deal with dogs in different scenarios, when outside the home. The children were surprised to hear that dogs experience feelings just like humans! Throughout the day, Katie delivered […]
On Monday 18th October, Captain Taskivator visited Byerley Park for a day of fun! In true Captain Taskivator style, every class took part in a different challenge set by the Captain. To succeed in every challenge, each child needed to work well within a team, demonstrate their problem-solving skills, show creativity and most importantly was […]
Today Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 took part in our Harvest Festival. The children were very excited to be on stage and performed really well. Our very generous parents donated an incredible amount for Newton Aycliffe Food Bank. There was so much, we could not fit it all in the display in the photograph. […]
CHALLENGE – This week’s challenge “is to make the most creative bottle flip accompanied by the most creative frisbee throw” We are very excited to announce that ‘Go Well’ are setting fun, weekly challenges for children to take part in, to keep children and their families entertained throughout this lockdown!
As restrictions are slowly easing we continue to work under certain Government guidelines in school. These are outlined in the risk assessment below. We have plans in place for if there are any Coronavirus outbreaks in school and will provide remote education for pupils who are well enough to access it from home. Please see […]
On Monday 12th October, all of the children in Byerley Park took part in a fun hula-hoop session with HoopStarz. Each class worked with a coach called Devon from HoopStarz. Devon taught the children different hooping tricks and also techniques to keep their hoops spinning and twisting for as long as they could. All of the […]