Wigton Infant School

Curriculum Events

Global Learning Conference at Rheged

Three of our children went to the Global Learning Conference at Rheged to show other schools and their teachers the work we have been doing on Thinking Global and Acting Local.  The Year 2 children learnt all about the problem with plastic and carried out some local action by collecting and recycling waste from Speet Gill Woods.

Visit from an Islamic expert

We had a very exciting and interesting visit from Imran who told us about the Islamic faith, how Muslims worship and all about their core beliefs.

Cumbrian Litter Pick

In July 2018 Wigton Infant School took part in the Great Cumbrian Litter Pick, organised by Friends of the the Lake District.

Year 2 walked to Speet Gill Woods, litter picking all the way, Year 1 tidied up Phoenix Park and the Reception children concentrated on the school grounds.  We collected several sacks of litter and rubbish for recycling but we were actually very pleased with how clean most of Wigton was already!

Morton School Science Fair

Some lucky Year 2 children visited the Science Fair at Morton Secondary School with Mr Cartwright and Mr Norman.  The Science ambassadors showed us some amazing things and had some fun activities for us to try.

Democracy Week

As part of Democracy Week the School Council invited the Mayor of Wigton, Mrs Elaine Lynch,  and the Mayor of Allerdale, Mr John Crouch, to come and visit us.  Both Mayors talked to the whole school in assembly about their important jobs and then had a long discussion with our School Council.

Action for Refugees

Mr Cartwright told the whole school about Refugees and the difficulties they face.  The School Council decided to take action and sent an appeal to our school community supporting the work that the Carlisle Action for Refugees group was doing.  We collected lots of rucksacks full of essential things for the refugees at Calais.