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Fantastic Friday 13.10.23

NCFC Women VS Ashford Town at Carrow Road

Elm Tree students were invited to attend the Norwich women vs Ashford Town game on 16th April. The game finished 5-3 to Norwich and those who attended loved the game!

Norwich's 5th Goal: 5-3

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Wild Welly Day

Reception have started their outdoor learning with their first ever Wild Welly Day! The children explored our wild meadow area discovering the flora and fauna of autumn.

Wednesday 15th June 2022. Today, Elm Tree hosted the first ever Evolution Academy Cup. The sun shone down on all the participants of this wonderful day of sport, team work, respect and kindness. Thank you to all the schools within the Evolution family who brought along their teams and helped make today a roaring success. Much appreciation also to Pakefield High and their wonderful sports leaders.

A Royal Landing

This morning, the royal helicopter landed on our sports field. The Princess Royal had to carry out a royal visit at East Coast College in Lowestoft. The protection team had been to check out our facilities and were happy they could carry out the landing of the helicopter safely.

The children were allowed to watch the landing and Princess Anne being driven away. She waved as she walked to the Range Rover she was to travel in. The children in EYFS wished her a Merry Christmas as she passed by and she waved at them!


'Branching Out'


Lowestoft Town Council and the National Tree Council ’Branching Out Campaign’ have been working together and Elm Tree Primary School were asked to take part in the campaign.

Lowestoft Town Council have selected green spaces in the area to be used for the planting of trees and wanted children to come along and help plant trees with them. With the start of the COP26 and the global campaign to reducing in carbon emissions, the ‘branching out campaign’ will compliment what we are doing in raising awareness of the fight against offsetting carbon emissions and promoting biodiversity.

Lyla and Callum from Year 5 walked with Mrs Burton to the Clarkes Lane site where town councillors met them and they planted the first two apple trees in a future community orchard. It was cold and blustery but our fabulous ambassadors worked hard to dig the heavy clay soil around the trees they placed in the holes.