Golden Nuggets

Have a read of some of these wonderful comments about Carbeile Junior School.  They have been made by a variety of supply teachers, external consultants, visitors, MPs, parents and, most importantly, the children.  They just go to demonstrate how happy our children are, how well they are learning and what a positive opinion about the school all stakeholders have.

GOLDEN NUGGETS

25.11.14

The children were polite, co-operative and a pleasure to teach.  As Year 6 classes go this one was exceptional on all levels.  I enjoyed being at Carbeile.

Gary Morris – Supply Teacher

28.11.14

The children have all been very well behaved, respectful, polite and a joy to teach.  All staff are extremely friendly and more than willing to help.  Year 5

Grace Smith – Supply Teacher

 28.11.14

I took a Year 3 class.  The class were very well behaved.  Children were happy and positive towards learning.  Clearly a very positive, child centred approach by all the staff who made me feel very welcome.

George Maunder – Supply Teacher

03.02.15

I worked with all Year 3 classes on a ‘carousel’ afternoon.  The children were enthusiastic and listened to instructions.  All staff were extremely helpful and willing to help.  They made me feel very welcome.

Ellen Sherrell – Supply Teacher

16.04.15

I came in to talk to Year 4 about Christianity.  They were all well prepared with questions.  They were all well behaved.  They were able to think through and process what I said.  All the staff were engaged in the lesson.  It was a privilege to be in the school.

Martin Bunkum – Minister of Torpoint Christian Fellowship

Thank you so much for allowing me to speak to the pupils.  Their questions were all very interesting and I am sorry I could not take them all in the time I had available.  Please also pass on my thanks to the other staff and pupils.  I was very impressed by how well behaved the children were.

Sheryll Murray MP – South East Cornwall

 15.07.15

Rarely have I known children to be able to verbalise their learning so well.

Jan Adams, Cornwall School Improvement Team (during monitoring visit)

15.07.15

I know everything is going extremely well when I have to take pictures.

Jan Adams, Cornwall School Improvement Team (during monitoring visit)

29.09.15

Many thanks to al of the Year 3 teachers and pupils for their warm welcome, excellent listening, fantastic questions and answers.  I look forward to working with you all again next year.

Mark Norris – Newquay Zoo

16.10.15

I would like to thank you for the wonderful job you and your team are doing every day.  It is lovely to see you on the gate every afternoon, a familiar face in the playground.  My daughters Jessica and Millie love this school.  They both love the outside learning that is incorporated whenever the weather supports it.  Not to forget the marvellous school dinners, every day the girls have enjoyed a different but very tasty lunch.  A big thank you and well done, I am so glad we moved here.  I hope all of the team are proud of the work they do every day.

Faye Lumbard – Parent

20.10.15

I feel I have to express my gratitude to Mrs Seymour.  Since my daughter heard that she had been placed in her class she has been ecstatic.  Lili constantly sings the praises of Mrs Seymour, she inspires Lili to work hard and learn through enjoyment and passion!  I have seen many changes at Carbeile since you became Headteacher, all for the better.  I am very proud to send both my children to what I can see is now an up and coming school.

My children’s education, safety, security and above all happiness is clearly of paramount importance to you and your staff.  I would like to thank you all for working so hard to ensure that they are receiving the best education in a fantastic, motivational, happy environment.

Checkie Taylor – Parent

Headteacher’s Tea Party – 2015

  • I love learning at Carbeile because the learning is challenging and fun and good for you and it’s not too easy or hard.
  • I love learning at Carbeile because it makes learning challenging and fun at the same time.
  • I love learning at Carbeile because all the teachers are wonderful and make school fun. I love having a challenge and being more confident.
  • I love learning at Carbeile because all the learning is made fun. The learning is not hard and not easy.  Learning Powers are very meaningful.  I love Carbeile Junior School.
  • I love learning at Carbeile because I love the environment also because I love all of the teachers and how they teach us.
  • I love learning at Carbeile because it spreads a smile across my face every day. It’s so easy to enjoy yourself here, plus the Learning Powers are a lovely idea, well done Mr Hamlyn, nice idea.
  • I love learning at Carbeile because the lovely and friendly community helps us learn and support us.
  • I love learning at Carbeile because unlike my old school I learn something new every day in an exciting way and everyone is kind and welcoming.

Parents Evening 2015

  • What do you think are the best aspects of this school? The children are happy and have good relations with staff – fantastic learning.
  • What could we improve on? Nothing, this school is fantastic.  I am shocked at eh OfSTED ruling, this is by far the best school of the two my children have attended.
  • What do you think are the best aspects of this school? Commitment to the children, parent involvement.
  • What do you think are the best aspects of this school? Craig enjoys coming to school and is being pushed to achieve his potential.
  • What do you think are the best aspects of this school? Vision to improve, great progress in recent times, with that some fresh ideas and initiatives to learning.
  • What do you think are the best aspects of this school? I think it is well led.  I feel that my daughter’s confidence has grown since attending this school.
  • What do you think are the best aspects of this school? Approachable staff, positive leadership.  I feel the teaching of Maths is superb.
  • What could we improve on? Improvements to the school seem to be ongoing which is really positive, so keep going.
  • What do you think are the best aspects of this school? Always very friendly and approachable.  Children really enjoy coming to school.  Great learning atmosphere.
  • What do you think are the best aspects of this school? Open door policy.  Staff always friendly and approachable.  Lovely environment to learn in.
  • Are there any other comments you would like to make about the transition experience of your child? The transition was organised well, my daughter was excited about the change of setting with no anxiety at all.
  • What do you think are the best aspects of this school? My child really enjoys the extra Clubs and the variety of subjects.
  • Are there any other comments you would like to make about the transition experience of your child? The transition process was excellent.  It was really beneficial to meet the teacher at the consultation meeting at TNIS.  Also visiting the school with my child enabled her to look round and share her thoughts with me.
  • What do you think are the best aspects of this school? The complete changes that have been made to modernise the school and its outlook.
  • What do you think are the best aspects of this school? A very welcoming environment with a positive atmosphere.
  • What do you think are the best aspects of this school? It has a happy atmosphere and the staff care about their pupils.
  • What do you think are the best aspects of this school? The staff are very approachable and really want the best out of the students.  I love the corridors of work from the children and the large pictures look great.  The school as a whole is inviting and alive with children excited about being at school.
  • What do you think are the best aspects of this school? You are always improving and lloking for new ways to challenge staff and children.
  • What do you think are the best aspects of this school? Really warm atmosphere, friendly very welcoming Headteacher.
  • What do you think are the best aspects of this school? Approachable always, massive help when I’m a single parent working full time.  My child is happy and excelling, this is the most important aspect for me.
  • What do you think are the best aspects of this school? Superb improvement – v happy.
  • What do you think are the best aspects of this school? Excellent community engagement.
  • What do you think are the best aspects of this school? Great teachers and fabulous approachable Headmaster.
  • What do you think are the best aspects of this school? Mr Hamlyn is very supportive and very approachable which I think is very important.
  • What do you think are the best aspects of this school? Very welcoming, never a problem is you need anything sorted.
  • What do you think are the best aspects of this school? Friendly environment, approachable teachers, Headteacher and office staff.
  • What do you think are the best aspects of this school? The enchanting environment.
  • What do you think are the best aspects of this school? This is a marvellous school.
  • What do you think are the best aspects of this school? Community spirit.
  • Are there any other comments you would like to make about the transition experience of your child? My child had a wonderful transition.  She was very happy meeting her new teacher (who she loves).  I think you all have done a wonderful job.
  • Are there any other comments you would like to make about the transition experience of your child?
  • Are there any other comments you would like to make about the transition experience of your child? We are very pleased with how well our daughter has settled into Carbeile.  She is very happy here.  Very smooth transition.
  • What do you think are the best aspects of this school? Interaction between school and parents is fantastic.  We particularly enjoyed the Reading Hour recently.
  • What do you think are the best aspects of this school? That my child enjoys coming to school, excels in learning.
  • What do you think are the best aspects of this school? Every child is encouraged to do their best  and never made to feel their best isn’t good enough.
  • What do you think are the best aspects of this school? The varied ways teaching is provided, with lots of different fun ways to learn.
  • What do you think are the best aspects of this school? I love the fact that parents and family members are more included in the school’s activities.
  • What do you think are the best aspects of this school? I like the colour coded marking system in their school books.  Very good idea.
  • What could we improve on? Excellent school, no improvement needed.  My child loves coming to school.
  • What do you think are the best aspects of this school? New changes in learning.
  • What do you think are the best aspects of this school? Emotional support is brilliant.
  • What do you think are the best aspects of this school? High expectations.  Enthusiasm of staff.
  • What do you think are the best aspects of this school? Welcoming, friendly, supportive.
  • What do you think are the best aspects of this school? The school is excellent.
  • What do you think are the best aspects of this school? Inclusion of parents.  Welcoming and friendly staff.
  • What do you think are the best aspects of this school? Pupils doing the best they can in a supportive atmosphere.
  • What do you think are the best aspects of this school? Excellent, supportive atmosphere.  Thank you to all staff and management.
  • What do you think are the best aspects of this school? Staff who are keen to do the best by the children.
  • What do you think are the best aspects of this school? Polite and well behaved pupils.
  • What do you think are the best aspects of this school? Excellent Headteacher and staff.

03.02.16

Lots of empathy shown by the children.  Children felt happy and safe supported by their teachers, teaching assistants and Headteacher.  Thank you children and teachers for being so welcoming.  Thank you also to the office staff for all their help in organising.

NSPCC – Childline

 I am writing on behalf of Ernie Burdett – Legion D’Honneur  to say a big thank you to the children of HMS Heroes for joining in his award ceremony.

The children were so well behaved.  Feedback from the Rear Admiral – he was delighted to see the children there and commented on their behaviour.

Best wishes and thank you again.

Janet Lockett

 A huge thank you for inviting me into your school.  The NSPCC really value the support the school has given.  Thank you to all of the staff for your support and for making Buddy and me so welcome, and huge great thank you to all the children who were all such good listeners!  I am so pleased they enjoyed Buddy’s Big Workout and they did really well raising £2,404.91.

It has genuinely been a real pleasure.

NSPCC