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We are raising awareness for the British Heart Foundation.  Each family will receive a sponsorship form asking for kind donations as the children will be competing in a fun filled Ultimate Dodgeball Tournament at school on 23rd June.  All donations will be given to the British Heart Foundation with 20% coming direct to the school to raise funds for a "New Age Kurling" set.  Please return your sponsorship forms by 20th June.

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A wonderful start to a Friday morning with games of Dodgeball organised by Neil, from Ballsports and Mrs Palmer. It was great fun organising each of the games and playing as part of a competition. The most important part of the day was about fund raising for The British Heart Foundation; vital work that saves lives.

A morning of Dodgeball raising money !


A visit from Scottish Power.

Visit from Mark Sobczak (Chair of Governors) to inspire our pupils.  This is what he had to say about his visit to the SP community ...... 


Earlier today members of the 132kV team helped bring a school’s curriculum to life.

Pupils at Criftins Primary School in North Shropshire have been studying energy and electricity since the start of 2017 and today Sam Williams and Zach Etherington turned the classroom studies into action.


Around 50 pupils (from years 2 to 6) were able to gain a greater insight into electricity and the science behind it by having hands on experience with some of the insulators and conductors we use on the network, even forming a human circuit! We also included an overview of the tools and equipment we use, including bringing a couple of vehicles into the school yard. In using this approach, we also had a great opportunity to reinforce our public safety messages.

This was a joint initiative between Miss Megan Evans, Class 2 Teacher, and ourselves following a contact in December 2016. Miss Evans mentioned, that this “...was an experience that the children will not forget.”

Mrs Mandy Jones, Head Teacher was thrilled with SPEN’s support stating “the buzz and excitement of the children was tangible, it was wonderful to listen to their use of technical language during the afternoon.”

Visit from SP Energy Networks