Family Learning and Community Events
Summer 2023 Reading Challenge
Family Learning at Eldon September 2023 / 24
Come and join 'The Friends of Eldon!'
Our Learning Mentor Mr Cotterill hosts a coffee morning every Tuesday at 10.00a.m at Eldon House! Come and join us for a hot drink and a chat. Everyone is welcome! The Friends of Eldon help us to plan next steps for the school including fund raising activities and community events.
Parent and Child Workshops!
Look out for the weekly parent and child learning opportunities being held at Eldon from September 2023!
Workshops include the following: Early Reading, Phonics, Mathematics, History Detectives and Forest Schools! Look out for the details on ClassDojo!
Thank you, ex-pupil, Ivy!
Ex- pupil and Eldon’s Elders Ivy has asked a little help from her son to pick up and distribute 255 chocolate Easter eggs to our children for our ‘design an egg completion!’
Thank you, Ivy!
Year 1 parents learn phonics alongside their children!
Stay and Play Sessions
Parent and Toddler Sessions
These are held every Wednesday morning from 9.10a.m - 10.10a.m.
Our EYFS staff lead these and everyone is welcome!
Bring your baby's and toddlers for a fun session of play in the school hall!
Get to know other parents too and find out about starting your child in our Nursery!
Family Learning Opportunities from October 2022
Brain Dome visiting Eldon as part of National Science Week November 2022
Halloween Disco October 2022
Eldon's World Book Day Celebrations - You are a Reader!
Eldon are excited to welcome back award winning National Literacy Hero Richard O'Neill. We will be developing our writer's craft by working collectively from Nursery to Year 6 to create a story based on the history of Eldon. Watch out for 'ELDON'S BIG READ'! Our children's published stories will be hanging on the fence for our Eldon community to read and share together!
Eldon's Food Bank February 2022
Our fabulous 'Friends of Eldon' are starting up the food bank once again!
Volunteers, parents and grand parents are rallying around to sort and distribute food to any families that need a 'top up' during these tricky times! Food will be distributed from Eldon House from Tuesday 8th February! Watch out for more information on our internal ClassDojo platform!
National Storytelling Week! February 2022
Families, friends and the wider community came together for a magical evening of storytelling with
The HM Queen Elizabeth Platinum Jubilee Celebrations! February 2022
Volunteers, parents and Governors joined the school to put together a fabulous day of celebrations to mark the start of The Queen's 70 years reign!
National Food Breakfast Programme
From January 2022, Eldon is once again able to apply for funding to ensure more children are able to access our daily Breakfast Club.
Bagels, cereal, fruit and milk are available from 8.00a.m. onwards.
Children have the opportunity to socialise and participate in games with their peers, before learning time resumes at 8.50a.m.
Eldon’s Poetry Slam ... National Poetry Day 2021!
Early Reading at Eldon November 2021
Family Learning Courses From September 2021
Fun with Maths – 16.9.21
Learn how your child is taught Maths and early number skills in Reception. Learn how to support your child’s learning at home. Encourage your child to develop their Maths skills through play, games and activities
How children learn phonics and early reading skills – 5.11.21, 12.11.21, 21.11.21
Develop your knowledge on how children are taught phonics and early reading skills. Explore a range of activities and ideas to do with their child to support reading at home. Learn something new and have fun developing your skill
Fun with phonics – 18.11.21
Learn how Foundation and Reception children are taught to read, spell and write using phonics. Explore fun resources to help your child learn at home. Learn something new and have fun developing your skills
STEM Club – 23.11.21, 3.12.21
You will use science, technology, engineering and math's to tackle tasks and challenges – Working with your child to problem solve, design, create and have fun.