Alderley Edge Community Primary School

Our Recent Events

Maia the Super Reader....., by Miss Platt

Date: 19th Jul 2024 @ 10:00am

Congratulations to Maia Cigognini in Reception who has completed the Summer Reading Challenge at Alderley Edge Library before the summer has even started! Maia is an avid reader and absolutely loves books, if you do too don't forget to get down to the library and join in the book fun too!

Year 6 - Computing Buddies, by Miss Platt

Date: 18th Jul 2024 @ 9:54pm

As part of the computing curriculum, Year 6 have been completing a unit of quizzing. They have explored and created a range of different quizzes for different audiences and purposes. Part of the topic involved creating a quiz, game or activity for a Year 1 child. They then shared the games on Purple Mash with their reading buddies in Year 1. Both year groups enjoyed this activity and Year 1 were good at giving some feedback on what was good and any improvements that could be made!

Year 1 Explore Mechanisms, by Miss Platt

Date: 18th Jul 2024 @ 9:51pm

During D & T Week, Year 1 enjoyed sharing their own books from home! They have explored and investigated different mechanisms that create movement in 'pop up books', such as levers, sliders and flaps.  They then designed and made their own mechanisms for their moving picture!  Well done Year 1- impressive work! 

Ready...steady...BALES RACE, by Miss Platt

Date: 16th Jul 2024 @ 11:50am

On Friday we watched as every child in school tackled this years PTA bales race. It was great to observe the children's perseverence (especially those that took a tumble!) and also a huge thanks to the older children in school who supported Reception with their first bales race. A huge thanks to all the sponsors for donating and congratulations to Reception class who raised the most! They will enjoy a film and popcorn on Friday as a reward. 

Black Rock Collages, by Miss Platt

Date: 16th Jul 2024 @ 11:39am

Year 1 have been busy tearing, cutting and overlapping a variety of papers to create a collage of 'Black Rock'!  They discussed different ways of arranging and layering the paper to add effect.  They then enjoyed sharing their work with each other!  

How fantastic that they are all unique!  

Reception "WOW" the crowds, by Miss Platt

Date: 16th Jul 2024 @ 9:40am

Reception children performed to a packed out hall today and had the audience laughing, cheering and crying (happy tears of course!) The children were wonderful in their show "The Humungous Carrot" demonstrating great singing, dancing, storytelling and acting. Stars in the making.....

Year 4 learn about Micro: bits, by Miss Platt

Date: 16th Jul 2024 @ 9:14am

Year 4 further developed their computing skills with some more Micro: bit programming. They programmed their micro: bits by creating a variable and using selection and IF statements. They programmed the micro: bit to display patterns on the LEDs to represent Rock, Paper or Scissors. In pairs, they then challenged human VS micro: bit computer to a game of Rock, Paper, Scissors. Year 4 loved this lesson!

The Parish Council visit school, by Miss Platt

Date: 16th Jul 2024 @ 9:09am

On Friday we were joined by Ali Bates, Vince Fogarty and Kristina Hulme from the Alderley Parish Council in our Good Work Assembly. During the assembly, Ali told the children all about how Year 6 had "Made a Difference" to the local community by creating posters for the 80th D Day anniversary. All of Year 6 have receieved a certificate for their contributions. 

Samba Sensation, by Miss Platt

Date: 12th Jul 2024 @ 5:55pm

This week Year 4 put the whole school in the samba mood on Thursday as they gathered on the playground to listen to their percussion skills. Led by Mrs Aiken the class played a range of instruments that certainly woke us up for the day.... it was impossible not to get into the beat!

Reception love their flowers shop!, by Miss Platt

Date: 12th Jul 2024 @ 5:25pm

The children in Reception have been learning all about planing and growing this half term using the story "The Extraordinary Gardener" as a stimulus. In the environment they have loved the flower shop role play and have been using it to support their addition, writing skills and imaginative play too. 

Fun on the Field!, by Miss Platt

Date: 12th Jul 2024 @ 5:07pm

Many thanks to the PTA for hosting today's "Fun on the Field" .... and what fun it was! Bouncy castles, welly wanging, tin can games, beanbags in a bucket, hook-a-duck and hotdogs! The children loved it and the rain held off too- a great way to finish off a busy week!

Year 6 personal safety awareness session, by Mrs Shotton

Date: 5th Jul 2024 @ 11:06am

Year 6 took part in a personal safety awareness session.

The session involved a lot of fun as well as covering:

staying safe
breakaway techniques
warning signs
Run Yell Tell.

Reception have had a great day at Kenyon Hall Farm!, by Miss Platt

Date: 27th Jun 2024 @ 4:07pm

Reception had a wonderful day out at Kenyon Hall Farm where they picked their own fresh strawberries. As well as learning all about how to pick the best strawberries, the children took a tour of the field to look at the other fresh produce being grown. They also took part in observational drawing, a farm shop quiz and a colour match game in the polytunnels...not to mention a play on the playground. What a great day they have had!

Winter Sports For Year 5 As Part of Sports Week, by Mrs Walsh

Date: 19th Jun 2024 @ 4:39pm

We cover all the sports here at AECPS including the winter ones!

Year 5 have been to tabogonning, sledging and the luge.

Great fun and lots of fitness work running up and down slopes.

Fencing, Tennis and Lacrosse.... Sports week continues, by Mrs Walsh

Date: 19th Jun 2024 @ 4:12pm

We've been Fencing, playing tennis, learning lacrosse and having a go at tri-golf.

Learining new skills and trying new sports has been great fun!

Super Sports Day 2024, by Mrs Walsh

Date: 18th Jun 2024 @ 4:15pm

The weather held out and we enjoyed a really exciting sports day.

The standard of skills and competetive spirit was brilliant from all the children. But the best part was the way they encouraged and supported each other!

We're ready for the Olympics!

Sports Week Off To An Amazing Start, by Mrs Walsh

Date: 18th Jun 2024 @ 3:50pm

What a start to sports week with children playing hockey, bubble football and cheerleading. 

We can't wait to see what else we will be up to!

AECPS Win The Euros (Wilmslow!), by Mrs Walsh

Date: 18th Jun 2024 @ 3:44pm

Our amazing AECPS YEar 5 and 6 Team have won the local Euros football tournamnet representing Belgium.

Lets hope that the England Team can do the same!

An Introduction to Spreadsheets in Year 1, by Mrs Walsh

Date: 13th Jun 2024 @ 5:51pm

Year 1 have been introduced to spreadsheets on 2Calculate!  

They have used  vocabulary such as, cell, column, row, data and calculate and  we were super impressed with how they navigated around a spreadsheet. 

They particularly enjoyed using the calculator tool! 

Well done Year 1!


Year 3 coding Micro-bits, by Mrs Walsh

Date: 13th Jun 2024 @ 5:49pm

Year 3 have started a new unit coding Micro-bit computers.

They all really enjoyed learning about the micro-bit and starting to understand inputs and outputs. They refreshed their knowledge of coding and algorithms from earlier in the year and created a moving name badge using the LED display.

They're very excited for their next lesson!

We performed with the Halle at Bridgewater Hall, by Mrs Walsh

Date: 13th Jun 2024 @ 5:47pm

The orchestra and year 5 had a fantastic morning performing with the Halle Orchestra at the Bridgewater Hall.

The children were enthalled with the live orchestra performance and enjoyed making music by joining in with their instruments and singing along.

Reading Buddies Make a Difference, by Mrs Walsh

Date: 10th Jun 2024 @ 3:08pm

Year 5 have loved being a Reading Buddy to Reception children since January.

As part of their pledge to 'Make a Difference', every Friday they have used their skills and expertise, as well as their compassionate nature, to help the younger ones enjoy their reading.

It truly is something both Year 5 and Reception look forward to every week! 

Online Safety Conference with Cheshire Police at AECPS, by Mrs Walsh

Date: 7th Jun 2024 @ 4:16pm

Once again, we are delighted to have organised for our Year 5 and 6 parents and children to meet with DC Kevan from Cheshire Police to develop their understanding of online safety.

We were also able to welcome other schools to AECPS from across Wilmslow area so that as many children as possible could be kept safe online.

Wilmslow Youth Supporting Year 6 Transition to High School, by Mrs Walsh

Date: 7th Jun 2024 @ 4:14pm

Year 6 are delighted to be working with Wilmslow Youth.

Wilmslow Youth are delivering whole class and group sessions to support oiur children with their transition to high school.

The Y6s can also attend a social group 'hub' each week to meet other children from across the area.

Y6 enjoy archery at Pensarn, by Mrs Walsh

Date: 24th May 2024 @ 7:52am

Contact Us
Alderley Edge Community Primary School Church Lane, Alderley Edge, Cheshire SK9 7UZ
01625 704510
Headteacher | Mrs Lindsey Walsh
SENDCO | Miss Melanie Rose
Designated Safeguarding Lead | Mrs Lindsey Walsh
Bursar | Mrs Suzanne Broadrick