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Year 4 Residential to the Pioneer Centre
Worcestershire Education Awards 2024

On the 18th April 2024, members of staff attended the Worcestershire Education Awards, Cherry Orchard were finalists for three awards, the STEM project (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) of the Year, Primary School of the Year and Early Years Educator of the Year. We were delighted to win the STEM award for the Rivers Y6 Box Car Rally project. Unfortunately, we did not win in the other two categories, but the positive comments made about the school were brilliant, and it was a huge privilege to have been a finalist in three awards – well done team Cherry Orchard!

Click on the link below to see more from the evening: All the winners from Worcestershire Education Awards 2024 | Worcester News

British Science Week

British Science Week is a ten-day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths.  This week at Cherry Orchard we will be exploring lots of different activities.

Check out the gallery on the right-hand side to see some of the fun  activities the children have been learning.   

Careers Week 

This week we have been thinking about our dreams, goals and aspirations for the future.  We have had lots of special visitors in to tell us about their careers - their qualifications and training and why they chose what they do.

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TVV Production Company

Year 4 tried their hand at presenting when they were visited by Hayfisher TV Productions.  Check out the results below. 

World Book Day 2024

World Book Day 2024 at Cherry Orchard Primary linked our Careers Week with famous characters.  Our teachers really embraced the opportunity to be someone else for the day!



Reception visit to Little Owl Farm Park

Reception children had a fantastic time at the Little Owl Farm Park.  Check out the photos in the gallery.




RGS Languages Morning for Year 5 & 6

A group of 28 Year 5 and 6 children were invited to spend the morning at the Royal Grammar School in Worcester to learn some French, Spanish and German.  They had some basic vocabulary lessons and had lots of fun trying out a range of activities to practice speaking and listening in a foreign language.  They even got to try a range of snacks from different countries. The children (and staff) particularly enjoyed the churros and hot chocolate sauce!


Year 6 Hollowford Residential 2024

Year 6 are having a fantastic time at their residential in Hollowford.  Check out the Hollowford Gallery on the right to see more of their adventures! 


Safer Internet Day

Children and staff at Cherry Orchard joined Safer Internet Day 2024, with celebrations and learning based around the theme ‘Inspiring change? Making a difference, managing influence and navigating change online’.

Safer Internet Day is the UK’s biggest celebration of online safety. Each year we cover an online issue or theme that speaks to the things young people are seeing and experiencing online. Created in consultation with young people across the UK, this year Safer Internet Day will be focusing on change online, this includes covering:

  • Young people’s perspective on new and emerging technology
  • Using the internet to make change for the better
  • The changes young people want to see online
  • The things that can influence and change the way young people think, feel and act online and offline

As a parent, if you would like to know about how to keep your child safe online, then follow the link below, to take you to our parents section of the website. 


Number Day 2024 

Friday 2nd February 2024 marked the NSPCC's Number Day!  At Cherry Orchard, all our children marked this occasion by enjoying a range of challenging maths activities and challenges!


Our Cathedral Carol Service for 2023

The afternoon of Monday 11th December saw years 3-6 children taking part in our annual Carol Service at the Cathedral.


 After a long line of walking children had snaked its way from school to town, we all enjoyed coming together to celebrate in a traditional way, with carols, readings, a tableau and the stars dance. There were confidently performed solos and carols with help from the congregation of parents that packed into the building.