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Striving for life in all its fullness. John 10:10



Summer Term 2021



It is so great to see Archbishop Cranmer in the local newspaper celebrating our Young Leaders and the wonderful collaboration with our local Reverend and Bishops #churchschool #localcommunity #youngleaders











Well done Year 3 for winning the sunflower competition raising funds for Cancer Research with a height of 172cm… that’s the same height as Mrs Stevens! We are so grateful for our bird box reward, thank you very much.




Our Young Leaders led the way with local MPs  to support Keep Britain Tidy in a local litter pick #globalcitizens #communitycohesion #proud








KS2 Local Community Cricket and Countryside Education Day at Knipton. A wonderful day of cricket, meeting the local farmer, birds of prey and the Armed Forces .



Our Plastic Free Ocean display is made purely out of recycled bottle caps! We’re learning all about our oceans in collective worship. In particular, ‘God’s creation of the sea and every living thing with which the water teems’. We are reflecting on how we can make small changes in our lifestyle which will make a big difference to our world.



Our Young Leaders have written to Robert Jenrick and local MPs inviting them to join us for the Keep Britain Tidy #greatbritishcleanup leading in ‘the change they want to see’ in order to keep their local community clean, tidy and litter free!

Spring Term  2021


Thank you to FACS (Friends of Archbishop Cranmer School) for the kind donation of new reading books for Key Stage 1. We will love reading our new books. Lovely community spirit!



We showed The local Poacher Line our gardening club and P2P (plot2pot) initiative! We are about to embark on planting and creating some art work for the local station and railway! #communityrail


An excellent and informative morning explaining to the children in Foundation about the role of a local police officer #our school values #kindness and taking care of ourselves and others #real superheroes #people who help us



A little project of kindness from our youngest children, in Foundation, to our key workers. They made thank you cards for key workers. #lifeinallitsfullness thank you to the refuse collectors of Nottinghamshire, Thank you to our lovely school community, wonderful head teacher, amazing teachers, teaching partners, key workers, care takers, cooks, lunchtime supervisors, kitchen staff, office staff, NHS, cleaners , parents and children. We appreciate you! Project kindness. #lifeinallitsfullness

Autumn Term  2020


We recently donated to the Samaritans Purse for their shoebox appeal #thankfulness 












As a result of so many contributing to our toilet twinning project, we have raised fund to build two toilets in Uganda! What an incredible cause that we are proud to support. #GlobalNeighbours











Our collection for the homeless going off to its destination. So many of the community gave so generously #globalneighbours #communitycohesion #bethechangeyouwanttosee


We are collecting  food donations for St Thomas' to distribute to to people in our local community who need support during the Covid-19 pandemic. 









Our Pupil Parliament selling Remembrance Poppies for the Royal British Legion, to our local community (in a socially distanced way!)


Archbishop Cranmer's Harvest Festival" . We held this outside so that we could invite parents and carers to join us for the first time since lockdown. It was wonderful!

Rotary Club

Big thanks to our local Rotary Club who talked to us about how to support different charities in the community and gave everyone in Class 5 and 6 a super, new dictionary!






Archbishop Cranmer Horticultural Show

We might have not been able to enjoy the traditional local community shows this year due to Covid-19, so we decided to host our own fabulous Horticultural Show! Although parents and carers could not join us, the whole community supported our event and entered into all the different categories. Find out more here

 Global Neighbours!

The current times make it hard for us to interact with our community, but we are still connected to our link-school community at Metutu Primary School, in Kianjai, Kenya and were thrilled to receive letters from all our friends there!