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Stanwix School

Value the individual, inspire, enjoy and excel

What makes Stanwix School so unique?

What makes Stanwix School such a unique place for children to learn?

  • An innovative and exciting curriculum.
  • Inspirational and dynamic teaching.
  • Extremely high standards of behaviour and attitudes to learning.
  • Fantastic Early Years provision delivered by talented and highly experienced Reception teachers and support staff.
  • A wide range of educational visits and experiences - all of the following happened during the 2022/23 academic year:
  • Health Week – an annual, whole-school celebration of all aspects of health and exercise. Children take part in activities including:
    • Park Run at Bitts Park
    • Trampolining at ‘Fusion’
    • Athletics day at ‘Sheepmount’
    • Wheelchair basketball
    • Rugby union
    • Cricket
    • Carlisle Dance Academy
    • Football at ‘No Limits’
    • Squash at ‘Carlisle Squash Club’
    • Karate
    • Netball
    • Various talks and presentations about different aspects of health and physiology, delivered by expert visitors.
  • Arts Week - an annual, whole-school celebration of art. Using a single school-wide stimulus, children spend a week producing many different types of art using a wide range of artistic skills. Activities and experiences include:
    • ‘Rocket Theatre’ dance workshops
    • Art workshops delivered by Abby Kilfedder
    • All children contribute work towards a whole-school art gallery which families and the local community come to view
  • Science Week - an annual, whole-school celebration of science and engineering. Activities and experiences include:
    • The chance to compete for National Primary Engineer awards
    • ‘Forensics day’
    • ‘Glasgow Science Centre’ visit
    • ‘Bright Sparks’ STEM workshop
    • ‘Lego’ STEM workshop
    • ‘Dens and Daisies’ sessions
    • ‘Celeld’ rocks and volcanos demonstration
    • Visit and presentation by and engineer from ‘Innovia’
  • We are proud of our extremely successful record in local, regional, county and national sports competitions, as well as our commitment to inclusivity by ensuring that all children have the opportunity to represent Stanwix School at sporting competitions and festivals.
  • Participation in Carlisle Music and Drama Festival
  • Residential visits in Key Stage 2 to Robin Wood and Barcaple.
  • The opportunity to receive music tuition for a range of instruments and perform at the Stanwix Summer Music Concert.
  • A wide selection of extra-curricular clubs and activities.
  • Harvest festival celebrations.
  • ‘Cycle-wise’ and ‘Bikeability’ cycling proficiency training.
  • Swimming lessons.
  • World Book Day celebrations.