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Maths Reasoning Characters

The children were asked to design four new Maths characters for school (2 for KS1 and 2 for KS2) to be used to promote Mathematical Reasoning in Maths lessons. The competition was tough as there were over 250 entries but we managed to pick our four winners whose ideas were sent to a graphic designer […]

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 […]

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 […]

Dates for your diary.

End of term dates for your diary Music Assembly: Thursday 13th July 9.10am We invite parents of children performing in our Music assembly, organised by Mr Stott and Debbie Jones, our choir leader, to come along for this musical celebration on Thursday 13th July. Sports Day – Sports Day….Take 2!: Friday 14th July The morning […]

Danny Nicholls Memorial Fun Day- 25th June

Try and go along to the fun day on Sunday, 25th June from 12.30 pm at Coppull Leisure Centre (Springfield Road next door to the library) in memory of Mrs Nicholls’s son Danny, who would have been celebrating his 21st birthday on Monday, 26th June. Stalls include drinks, burgers, hot dogs, archery, candy floss, and […]

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