Author Archives: Mr Hurst

About Mr Hurst

I am proud to be the headteacher at Lever House Primary School. I love learning and feel so lucky to be involved in the education of children. I work with wonderful people and am always looking to make things at school fun and exciting. I am an Apple Distinguished Educator and Lever House is the Apple Regional Training Centre for Lancashire West.

Maypole Dance

Our Yr 5 class are hard at work learning some wonderful traditional dances around the May Pole. People have been dancing around the Maypole in the UK and Europe since at least the 1600’s – it feels good to keep … Continue reading

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Forest School

I have just had a walk through our Forest School at lunch time – it seems the Buttercups are making a push for world domination at the moment!       but the worker bees certainly are not complaining……   … Continue reading

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Charity Week

Our Yr 6 pupils have excelled themselves yet again. This time it was their work on raising money for their chosen charity in Charity Week. Our pupils chose a charity close to their heart – contact the charity, ask for … Continue reading

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Rules

I believe that our pupils follow our ‘Lever House’ school rules because they are fair, they helps us learn and they are morally correct. We write our own rules in school – and are based around the school contract – where we … Continue reading

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RND Learning Day 2017

Today is Red Nose Day  – we invited our pupils to come into school as normal, but bring a £1.00 to donate to RND and then to become teachers for the day (or morning at least). We asked our pupils – What … Continue reading

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Thinking Day

Thank you to all our pupils who came to school in their Guides, Brownies, Beavers, Cubs or Scouts Uniforms today. Thinking Day is on 22nd February as it was the birthday of Scouting and Guiding founder Lord Robert Baden-Powell and … Continue reading

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A different matter

Our school is made up of individuals. All unique – however, we are not really that different – we share so much in common. We are mainly white British children who speak English. We all have a home to go to … Continue reading

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KS 1 and KS 2 SATs information

The wonderful Michael Tidd, a Deputy Head in Nottinghamshire has updated his information videos about the upcoming SATs tests for both KS 1 and KS 2 children (in Year 2 and Year 6 respectively). The tests this year will be … Continue reading

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Welcome to Spring Term 2017

Welcome back to school. New Year is a time for reflection and many people try a new start in something or change something in their lives – so this week, I have asked our KS 2 pupils – ‘What could you … Continue reading

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Year 3 / 4 Xmas Concert 16

The Year 3 and year 4 class pupils are performing “Bells Ring Out” for their Christmas Concert 2016. They sing like angels and are simply wonderful. Here are a few photos from the afternoon performance. Thank you to the pupils and … Continue reading

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