Earith Primary School

Sid the Cygnet
A heartfelt welcome to Sid the Cygnet, our new school mascot! The swan is featured in our school logo. A key feature of Earith, swans represent many things including beauty, peace, energy, partnership and creativity – just some of the qualities we see in our young people, too. Look out over the coming months to see just what Sid’s been up to!
 
01.03.2024
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been getting ready to read...
NewLibrary...and nestling in The Nook!  (New library launch & intervention space in the PE cupboard!)
Hub
16.02.2024
This week, Sid the Cygnet has been wishing safe travels in for the community (Earith flooding of the Causeway: road closure: day 6) and...
...admiring our pupils' mathematical determination! (No:2 in the league table: Times Table Rockstars)
Roadclosed
TTRocks
09.02.2024
This week, Sid the Cygnet met SID (Safer Internet Day 2024!)
SIDay02.02.2024
This week, Sid the Cygnet has been debating a subject close to his heart! (KS2 Debating Curriculum - debate no: 2).
Debate226.01.2024
This week, Sid the Cygnet has been debating whether to debate! (KS1 Debating Curriculum launched this week  fantastic!).
Redorblue19.01.2024
This week, Sid the Cygnet has been learning about the past.  (Local Heritage Tapestry: completed by Riddell during their special day)
Tapestry
12.01.2024
This week, Sid the Cygnet's been feeling a bit blue!  (new carpets throughout school)
15.12.2023
This week, Sid the Cygnet's spirit isn't hampered; he'll continue nesting until the lucky winners collect!  (Another successful Christmas Bazaar brought to you by the wonderful FOES).
HamperThis week, Sid's also been singing!  (Professional Pianist: Louisa Gard - Christmas Reading & Singing Legend)
Lou108.12.2023
This week Sid the Cygnet is 'firly' easy to spot!
0812 08122
01.12.2023
This week, Sid the Cygnet has felt Golden!  (Hannah Gold: Gold Class: Author Experience - Mason & Hannah, framed) 
SidMason24.11.2023
This week, Sid the Cygnet received a 'fayre' amount of donations!  (Thank You, Parents from FOES: donations for the Christmas Fayre 2023)
Bottles
17.11.2023
This week, Sid the Cygnet has been staging his comeback...
Stage
... and feeling a bid odd  (Odd Socks Day: Anti-Bullying Week 2023 & Lights, Camera , Action - prepping up for Christmas Rehearsels!)
Anti1 Anti2
10.11.2023
This week, Sid the Cygnet has been blending in! (New curtains, courtesy of master seamstress & Curriculum Governor, Jane)
Curtains03.11.2023
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been getting on top of organising school resources...
Pump2
...admiring the Hall's new lick of paint...
Pump3
...spreading his wings in our new space...
Pump4
...and thanking Gardening Club for their service, and bountiful crop!
Pump1 Gardening
20.10.2023
The week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been taking council! (Head Girl & Head Boy:  Start of School Council Formation 2023/2024)
HeadGirlBoy13.10.2023
This week, Sid the Cygnet finally swam under the bridge (Bridge House's first taste of cup victory - Dojo House Points)
House06.10.2023
This week, Sid the Cygnet joined Book Club on their first week back!
BookC1 BookC2
22.09.2023
This week, Sid the Cygnet has been getting on top of technology! (thank you Brendan @ Av Fanatics)
Technology 15.09.2023
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been remembering Roald!  (Roald Dahl Day 2023)
Ro08.09.2023
This week, Sid the Cygnet has been enjoying his first week back at school, including our newly-painted white walls, and especially the grey skirts!
Corridor07.07.2023
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly has been celebrating his 3rd Birthday with a special outing!  (FOES Sponsored Walk, incorporating Sid's Birthday and the Geography Curriculum)
Sidwalk30.06.2023
This week, Sid the Cygnet has been waving Bluebell Class off on their trip to Hemingford Grey Manor House
BBelltrip23.06.2023
This week, Sid the Cygnet also hopped on board the Happy Bus (Daffodil: Peterborough Cathedral Trip)
Dafftrip
This week, Sid the Cygnet met Fireman Matt (Mr Dear - local Fireman discussing the importance, and various means of keeping safe, to each of our classes).
Fireman16.06.2023
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been feeling a bit blue! (New blue borders throughout school - very striking!)
Blue09.06.2023
This week, Sid the Cygnet kick-started his week with a new challenge...(Premier Sports & Earith Kickstart  Challenge - raising funds for school)
KickS26.05.2023
This week, Sid the Cygnet has been 'in stitches' (Coronation Quilt on Tour - Thank You Sewing Club for the opportunity; wonderful contribution patches). 
Sid coronation19.05.2023
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been celebrating another Super SATS week. This time, with our Year 2s!
Year2sats
12.05.2023
This week, Sid the Cygnet played Hide & Seek with the Super Year Sixers, straight after SATS!
Year6202305.05.2023
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been getting ready for his adventure...
Trip1 Trip2
...to Holt Island (pond dipping amongst other things)  and relaxing his muscles with a leisurely ride up the river (Ladybird Boat Trust) with Thistle class. 
Trip3 Trip4
28.04.2023
This week, Sid the Cygnet has been feeling sweet - again!  (Easter eggs, now Dahlia Bake Sale!).  Don't worry, Sid: Healthy Week is coming soon... 
Dahliacakes
21.04.2023
This week, Sid the Cygnet, has been snuggling up with Isla! (Mrs Lawrence's new arrival).
Isla31.03.2023
This week, Sid the Cygnet's been feeling sweet!  (Easter Celebratory Assembly)
Egg deco17.03.2023
This week, Sid the Cygnet has been enjoying the elements, with his friends (Whole School Outdoors: Science & DT Day: STEM)
Digging10.03.2023

This week, Sid the Cygnet mostly enjoyed the Winter Spring weather (10th March 2023!)

Snow
03.03.2023
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been receiving 'the royal treatment' (World Book Day: Reflective Reading Legend 2023)
WBD24.02.2023
This week, Sid the Cygnet has been taking a ride on some new books!  (New Transport books purchased, thanks to a generous donation from the Haddenham Steam Rally).
Haddenham
10.02.2023
This week, Sid the Cygnet has also been getting his 5 a day! (Healthy Wraps: Thistle Class)
This week, Sid the Cygnet thought...'I'm sure I've seen these somewhere before'. (Bigger, Bolder, Better: Core Values in Hall)
03.02.2023
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been 'going quackers' over our Fabulous Fox book donation finally being realised (Outcome of Resourceful Reading Legend: December).
BookAss
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been trumping!!  (Top Trumps that is....honestly!)
Top Trumps
27.01.2023

This week Sid the Cygnet can’t take any credit!  Here’s your winners! (FOES Quiz Night)

Quiz

20.01.2023
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been constructing! (Lego added to the outside provision at lunch).
Lego13.01.2023
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been supporting Ava (The Big Cut booked in: Little Princess Trust). 
Ava21.12.2022
This week, 'the goose is getting fat' (Christmas Lunch, with Sid)
CLunch16.12.2022
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been caught up...in a river of resources!  (The FOES 400 - Thank You)
4001st4002nd09.12.2022
This week, Sid the Cygnet, has been getting ready to 'get his groove on!'  (Christmas Singalong & Mini-Performances).
02.12.2022
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been helping Bluebell class and the gonks, get ready for the Christmas Bazaar.
gonk25.11.2022
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been 'getting merry'  thank you for the donations, parents (Christmas Bazaar 2022)
Tombola18.11.2022
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been going on safari (Africa Alive) again!
Africa11.11.2022
This week, Sid the Cygnet was ready to see some of his feathered friends (Raptor Foundation: Year R)...
Raptor
..as well as greeting our inspiring guest, Lieutenant Stuart Clark (RAF Regiment). 
Army04.11.2022
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been learning about the Jewish faith (Aga: Beth Shalom Visit)...
Jewish
...and saving his pennies for a new book! (The Return of Book Club)
Bookclub
21.10.2022

This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been enjoying a biscuit and brew with a good book!  (Parents’ Evening: Autumn 2022 – library open)

PEvening

14.10.2022

This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been on the edge of his seat - with a good book! (54 beautiful books to be studied this year!)
Board07.10.2022
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been fine dining!  (Pupils in Daffodil class making homemade, autumnal soup and bread).
Soup30.09.2022
This week, Sid the Cygnet saw the Thistles off to Hamerton Zoo (he wished to remain at school...for obvious reasons!)
Hamerton23.09.2022
This week, Sid the Cygnet has been checking out Mrs M's Reading Blog - wowed by some of the children's Reading Journals!
Blog16.09.2022
 This week, Sid the Cygnet has been 'beerilliant'!
(Paul Schofield Visit: local Beekeeper)
Bees
09.09.2022
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been browsing the new stock and the new-look library here at school.
Lib1
Lib2 Lib3
Lib4 Lib5
 
20.07.2022
Sid the Cygnet has mostly been spending time with our Year 6 on their last day!
leavers2022
15.07.2022
This week, Sid is still reading all his birthday cards from Cygnets  (his phonics is really coming on!)
Message from Sid:
Thank you for all my cards and all the wonderful memories, Cygnets.  I had a lovely birthday spending time with you all, and your other furry friends – Love Sid (age 2 and a little bit!) 
cards08.07.2022
This week, Sid the Cygnet has celebrated his 2nd Birthday!
01.07.2022
This week, Sid the Cygnet @ co...
chick
24.06.2022
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been counting his chickens before they hatch!
Eggs17.06.2022
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been keeping cool! (Friday Sizzler: 17.6.22)
hotsid10.06.2022
This week, Sid the Cygnet (under close supervision) has been nesting the hoard!  (Bandy's FOES Cake Sale).
cakesuper
27.05.2022
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been grazing! (Picnic lunch: Jubilee and Healthy Week)
Picnic20.05.2022
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been celebrating...(Year 2 SATS!)
KS1 13.05.2022
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been celebrating...(Year 6 SATS!)
 SATs
06.05.2022
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been overcoming his fear of dogs - one step at a time!  (Fenland FOES Cake Sale).
cakes06052229.04.2022
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been getting to grips with the Kodaly method - his progress is 'Wicked!'
music01.04.2022
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been getting 'eggscited'!
Eggs 225.03.2022
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been admiring entries for The Queen Mother's Handwriting Schedule 2022.
18.03.2022
This week, Sid the Cygnet was showing his 'Wicked' side...
wicked
11.03.2022
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been learning about our British Values.
BValues 04.03.2022
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been defending Fenland's Greek Hoplite shields...
Fenland...and erupting with joy at Bandy's progressive art skills!
Bandy25.02.2022
This week, Sid has mostly been....'pumping iron'!
TTrail11.02.2022
This week, Sid has mostly been visiting old friends (Cygnet's Toy Party!).
Toys04.02.2022 
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been joining Mr Abbs in our virtual Celebration Assemblies.
28.01.2022
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been zapping QR codes linked to story time.
QR
 
17.12.2021
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been feeling festive.
CTree10.12.2021
This week, Sid the Cygnet & Mr Abbs had cuddles around another new school sign!
Greensign
03.12.2021
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been enjoying a book in the great outdoors! 
Books226.11.2021
Lights, Camera, Action...This week, Sid the Cygnet has been given his lines!
Camera
19.11.2021
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been thanking the community in raising awareness and donating to the JDFR (for World Diabetes Day 2021)
Diabetes12.11.2021
This week, Sid the Cygnet has been remembering...
Poppy05.11.2021
This week, Sid the Cygnet & Mr Abbs had cuddles around the new school sign!
Sign22.10.2021
This week, Sid the Cygnet, mostly got himself tangled up...
Spiders
...before relaxing with some 'Halloweenies!'
Halloween
15.10.2021
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been helping Fenland class with his origami skills!
Origami08.10.2021
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been getting in role!
Role
01.10.2021
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been getting 'pumped up', ready for Halloween!
Pumpkin224.09.2021
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been 'drumming up' interest in our new musical addition.
Drums17.09.2021

This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been thanking Asda &  FOES for our new Forza goals…

Goals 1

…and seeing who won his award last week on our new celebratory display.

Stars 10.09.2021
This week, Sid the Cygnet – following his return to school – has learnt the importance of a Growth Mindset (especially in September)… 
Mind…and has introduced himself to some of our other Cygnets!! 
New Reception
21.07.2021
This week, Sid the Cygnet has been saying his fond farewells to our incredible Year 6s...
Yr6withSid
...and the equally, unforgettable, Mrs Hobley, Mrs Barber, Mr Newman & Miss Sharp.
StaffwithSid09.07.2021
 This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been celebrating his 1st Birthday!
Birthday
 
02.07.2021
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been enjoying the serene sounds of the Freechimes!
Musical18.06.2021
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been appreciating Indian Dance and culture for whole school Bollywood Day!
Bollywood11.06.21
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been prepping up, ready for the reopening of the school 'pond'...
Float
...enjoying nature's beauty whilst waiting for harvest...
Sunflower Veg2
...and learning the Earith Primary School song - happy with his cameo role!
Historic
28.05.21
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been enjoying the sunshine ..and his ice pop, with the children - courtesy of FOES.
PicassolollyDalilolly
Banksylolly
21.05.21
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been researching Muntjac deer for two reasons - one: to learn a little more about our recent visitor and two: to establish whether he needs to be worried........
Deer
.........and reading for pleasure with some of our new subject-specific, beautiful books.
books21521
14.05.21
This week, Sid the Cygnet  'fledged the nest' and has mostly been playing 'Earithopoly' in the village!
earithopoly
07.05.21
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been 'harping on' about this beautiful donation to our school.
Harp
30.04.21
This week, Sid the Cygnet setup a little surprise for Mrs Rudwick's birthday...
Debbie...then felt proud of all the pupils' responsibilities in school.
active
23.04.21
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been thanking Martin for his handy work; notably in exhibit a)...
scooter3...and b)!
scooter4
16.04.21
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been depicting his elegance and beauty ...in the written form!
Writing25.03.21
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been nesting!
eggs
19.03.21
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been celebrating the children wearing full school uniform and commemorating Red Nose Day.
Rednose
12.03.21
 This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been enjoying his new Writing Star of the Week Award and the school's Proper Presentation Award.
Certs
05.03.21
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been looking forward to the lunch bubbles being full next week (March 8th return!)...
hall
...and salivating over Ann's sweet treats! 
cakes
26.02.21
 This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been admiring the new staff bike rack (see if you can spot it; try not to feel too underwhelmed!)...
Bike rack...and has been enjoying 'life at the top' during Mr Abbs' period of absence. 
In charge
12.02.21
This week, Sid has mostly been pining for his one true love, Cynthia...
DSCN5575...and checking out The Slime Factory! 
DSCN5578
05.02.21
This week, Sid has been taking a trip up river to check out the flooded road situation......
River
......and making sure we have plenty of fruit for break time.
Veg
29.01.21
This week, Sid has been taking part in the Big Garden Birdwatch with Dali Class who have made their own binoculars.....
birds 1
...... also wondering if he could try out the Stacking cups that children have been having great fun with this week.
cups 1
22.01.21
This week, Sid has been cheering on the Spelling Shed groups...
Groups
...and the individuals - he loves your avatars!
DSCN5550
15.01.21
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been logging into Mrs Lawrence's...
Jules
...Mrs Barber's...
RuthB
...Mrs Hobley's...
RuthH
...and Mrs Nicholls' lessons.
Jill
08.01.21
This week Sid has mostly been looking at the new Virtual Learner @school and @home awards.......
certificates
..... and getting to grips with some of our new online learning - Spelling Shed
spelling
18.12.20
This week Sid has mostly been waiting for his Christmas Dinner
dinner with sid
11.12.20
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been trying to guess the name of Kitty in the Window...
kitty
...and marvelling at all the prizes on offer for this year's FOES Christmas Raffle!raffle
 
04.12.20
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been thanking the parents for their genrosity this Christmas...
Chocs
...and finding somewhere dry to nest!
shed
 
27.11.20
 This week, Sid the Cygnet has been watching how the scooter activities have been going and how the children have been storing them correctly.... 
scooter2
.... also been testing out the new stepping logs in Picasso
blocks 2
 
20.11.20
This week, Sid the Cygnet has been saving his pennies in order to buy the Earith Primary School tea towel this Christmas...
Teatowel
...learning how to make 'smudge art' at lunchtime...
sketch1
 ...and how to draw 'Among Us' characters, too!
sketch2
 
13.11.20
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been acknowledging the importance of  World Diabetes Day...
JDRF
...and ensuring Banksy 'wipe down after use' with their new toy/outside score-keeping facility
Blackboard
 
06.11.20
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been picking up tips from Banksy on how to ride the scooters safely around the playground...
scooter
...and saying thank you to FOES for Dali's new construction blocks!
Blocks
 
23.10.20
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been contemplating, 'sweet or savoury... pie, or soup!'
Pumpkin...and being crept up on by some disgusting little monsters.

monsters

 
16.10.20
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been accompanying Banksy and the Premier Sports Coach in PE...
provision
...and feeling lucky during World Maths Day
dice
09.10.20
This week Sid has been supervising the laying of tarmac...
Tarmac
...checking up on the donations for the St Ives Food Bank...
foodbank
...and then a spot of lunch with the girls.
lunch
02.10.20
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been monitoring the Dojo points at lunchtime...
dojo
...and navigating his way through the new school website; admiring his own reflection!
sidspage
25.0.20 
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been getting to grips with his High Frequency Words....
words
...loving the new Subject Portfolios...
topic
...visiting Max's Bedroom ....
maxbedroom...and taking part in The Macmillan Mile! 
mile
18.09.20

 This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been acknowledging the cordoned-off area...

Drive
...only drinking bottled water...
Waterbottle
...enjoying the outdoor space in Picasso...
Snake
...,Dali...
Dali redtable
...and Banksy Class's Beautiful Banksy Bench!

banksytable

 
11.09.20
This week, Sid has mostly been learning not to cross 'bubbles' in the dinner hall...
Hall

...how to play safely on the new trim trail...

Trimtrail

...and Quad area...

Quad

...and is now feeling awfully tyred!  

tyred

17.07.20
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been learning about the School Behaviour Code...
Besafe 
...quality assuring the Year 6's Gardening Work...
 
Allotment 
...and feeling 'on top of the world!'
 
Ship
 
10.07.20
 
This week, Sid the Cygnet has mostly been longing for the sun - from his multi-coloured vantage point...

Tables

 
...and enjoying books from the new 'Literacy Tree' section in the school library! See if you can spot him! 

Books

 
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