Portesbery School

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Leavers' Assembly - July 2017 (29 images)

This year we said goodbye to five students from Post 16 and four members of staff. Good luck to each and every one of you, with love from all of us at Portesbery!

Created: 3 Aug 17 10:10 | Last modified: 3 Aug 17 10:12

Portesbery's Got Talent - July 2017 (90 images)

Our annual event which showcases the hidden talents of our pupils (and staff!). This year the trophy was won by Beetle class for their take on Beauty and the Beast! Well done everyone - you are all winners!

Created: 3 Aug 17 10:00 | Last modified: 3 Aug 17 10:09

BBQ and Presentation Evening - July 2017 (45 images)

Our annual event to celebrate the achievements of all of our students over the past year. Thanks to all of the parents, carers and family members that joined us!

Created: 18 Jul 17 09:23 | Last modified: 18 Jul 17 09:29

The Lion King - Secondary Production 2017 (40 images)

This year we built on our 'Africa' topic by staging an amazing performance of The Lion King!

Created: 12 Jul 17 09:40 | Last modified: 12 Jul 17 09:48

Secondary Sports Day - June 2017 (49 images)

Amy organised another fantastic sports day today for our Secondary department, with a variety of activities for the students to try out.

Created: 4 Jul 17 11:28 | Last modified: 4 Jul 17 11:40

Primary Sports Day - June 2017 (44 images)

It may have been the hottest June day since 1976, but it didn't stop our Primary students from participating in Sports Day!

Created: 22 Jun 17 09:51 | Last modified: 22 Jun 17 10:14

'Get Cycling' - June 2017 (44 images)

'Get Cycling' visited us with a range of inclusive bikes and trikes for us to try out. We're going to come up with some fundraising ideas to purchase some!

Created: 15 Jun 17 15:51 | Last modified: 15 Jun 17 15:55

'Kids Out' - June 2017 (28 images)

Our Primary department had lots of fun at this year's 'Kids Out' event in Aldershot!

Created: 15 Jun 17 12:22 | Last modified: 15 Jun 17 12:25

Dads and Doughnuts afternoon - June 2017 (34 images)

Our Primary Department held a 'Dads and Doughnuts' afternoon - with uncles and grandads invited too!

Created: 13 Jun 17 13:50 | Last modified: 13 Jun 17 13:52

Sponsored Wiggle - June 2017 (26 images)

Our Primary Department danced their way through an hour-long sponsored 'Wiggle' to help raise money for the Happy Days Charity, who provide day trips and holidays for children with special needs. We were also joined by some guest visitors from Manor Mead school.

Created: 8 Jun 17 13:39 | Last modified: 8 Jun 17 14:08

Primary Panathlon - May 2017 (30 images)

Some of our pupils from the Primary Department had great fun at the Surrey Panathlon yesterday! http://www.panathlon.com

Created: 11 May 17 16:20 | Last modified: 11 May 17 16:23

May Day Celebrations - 2017 (28 images)

To celebrate May Day we split into our house teams and had a fun afternoon doing carousel activities, which included a brilliant Maypole Dance!

Created: 10 May 17 09:11 | Last modified: 10 May 17 09:34

Easter Bonnet Parade - April 2017 (29 images)

Our Primary Department showed off their hand-made Easter Bonnets to their friends and teachers whilst singing and dancing down the catwalk!

Created: 25 Apr 17 13:20 | Last modified: 25 Apr 17 13:22

Matthew's Last Day - Leaving Assembly (46 images)

This afternoon was Matthew's last Assembly as Head Teacher at Portesbery :( , but we gave him a proper Portesbery send-off with songs and dancing from all of the classes, as well as some special guest performances!

Created: 3 Apr 17 09:50 | Last modified: 3 Apr 17 09:54

Matthew's Last Day - Portesbery 'Bake-off'! (36 images)

To celebrate Matthew's last morning at Portesbery, each class made a 'Matthew-inspired' cake for him to try!

Created: 3 Apr 17 09:43 | Last modified: 3 Apr 17 09:47

Grasshoppers having fun on our trampoline! (38 images)

Grasshopper Class have been showing off their impressive aerial skills on our trampoline!

Created: 3 Apr 17 09:17 | Last modified: 3 Apr 17 09:30

World Book Day - March 2017 (31 images)

We celebrated World Book Day by dressing up as our favourite characters, reading our favourite books in class and finishing off with a disco. Congratulations to 'Woody' in Beech Class for winning the best dressed pupil!

Created: 28 Feb 17 09:44 | Last modified: 28 Feb 17 09:48

Primary Curriculum Day - Feb 2017 (22 images)

Each class in our Primary Department hosted an activity relating to this term's topic of Transport and Journeys.

Created: 8 Feb 17 13:30 | Last modified: 8 Feb 17 13:32

Secondary Curriculum Afternoon - Jan 2017 (39 images)

Our secondary department have been taking part in carousel activities relating to 'Colours' (one of this term's topics).

Created: 8 Feb 17 13:26 | Last modified: 8 Feb 17 13:29

Ski Trip - Jan 2017 (105 images)

Our annual ski trip to Prato Nevoso in Italy.

Created: 8 Feb 17 12:50 | Last modified: 8 Feb 17 12:57

Fun in the Snow - Jan 2017 (21 images)

A sprinkling of snow meant lots of fun at lunchtime!

Created: 8 Feb 17 12:44 | Last modified: 8 Feb 17 12:49

Portesbery Christmas Lunch 2016 (41 images)

Thanks to Laura, Nicky and their little helpers for making a lovely Christmas lunch for the whole school!

Created: 3 Jan 17 13:09 | Last modified: 3 Jan 17 13:13

Little Stars Celebration in Early Years - Dec 2016 (34 images)

Caterpillar Class invited parents, carers and their families to join them for a morning of festive activities and songs. As you can see, it was lots of fun!

Created: 15 Dec 16 15:56 | Last modified: 15 Dec 16 16:02

Primary Christmas Production - 2016 (29 images)

Our Primary Department performed 'Away in a Manger' for this year's Christmas Production!

Created: 15 Dec 16 15:48 | Last modified: 15 Dec 16 15:54

Secondary Carols & Sing-a-long - Dec 2016 (18 images)

Thanks to all of the parents and carers who joined us for our festive singalong! We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did!

Created: 15 Dec 16 15:42 | Last modified: 15 Dec 16 15:45

Primary Christmas Fayre 2016 (27 images)

Our Primary Department hosted a mini Christmas Fayre; each class had a stall or activity and the proceeds from the sales will be used to put on a Christmas Party for the Primary Department next week!

Created: 9 Dec 16 15:31 | Last modified: 9 Dec 16 15:35

Our School! (34 images)

Photos of our school; showing just some of the facilities we have to offer.

Created: 1 Dec 16 13:24 | Last modified: 1 Dec 16 13:33

Secondary Curriculum Day - Nov 2016 (57 images)

This term's Secondary Curriculum Day centred on our topics of 'Africa' and 'Animals'. Each class hosted events in the morning including African dance, exotic fruit tasting, artwork and a bug hunt! In the afternoon, 'Zoolab' came in to show us some unusual animals!

Created: 1 Dec 16 12:24 | Last modified: 1 Dec 16 12:33

Robin Hood Multisensory Performance - Nov 2016 (26 images)

Head2Head Theatre visited us again, this time performing a multi-sensory version of Robin Hood (with some help from our students!).

Created: 24 Nov 16 13:41 | Last modified: 24 Nov 16 13:43

Our Official School Opening with HRH The Countess of Wessex (42 images)

Our new school was officially opened by HRH The Countess of Wessex. After a tour of the school she was presented with a bouquet and some hand-made cards.

Created: 21 Nov 16 12:51 | Last modified: 21 Nov 16 12:55

Children in Need - November 2016 (39 images)

This year we raised over 160 by coming in to school wearing our spotty or superhero outfits. (Yes, Leprechauns are superheros!)

Created: 21 Nov 16 12:38 | Last modified: 21 Nov 16 12:41

Remembrance Day - November 2016 (18 images)

We held a special assembly to remember the soldiers that fought and gave their lives for our country.

Created: 11 Nov 16 13:26 | Last modified: 11 Nov 16 13:39

Harvest Festival - October 2016 (12 images)

We held a special assembly for Harvest Festival which included lots of songs and a prayer. Thanks for all of your donations which this year will be going to Farnborough Food Bank.

Created: 11 Nov 16 13:10 | Last modified: 11 Nov 16 13:15

Trip to Marwell Zoo - October 2016 (31 images)

Students from our Secondary Department enjoyed a trip to Marwell Zoo as part of their 'Afria' topic.

Created: 11 Nov 16 13:06 | Last modified: 11 Nov 16 13:09

Leavers' Assembly - July 2016 (35 images)

This year we said goodbye to five students from Post 16 and four members of staff. Good luck to each and every one of you, with love from all of the staff at Portesbery!

Created: 2 Sep 16 10:11 | Last modified: 2 Sep 16 10:15

Portesbery's Got Talent - July 2016 (83 images)

Our annual Talent Show to celebrate the end of the school year. Beech Class were the winners this year for their amazing Singin' in the Rain performance. Well done everybody!

Created: 2 Sep 16 09:59 | Last modified: 2 Sep 16 10:09

'Feeling Good Week' Disco - July 2016 (16 images)

To round off this year's Feeling Good Week, we had a seaside themed disco in the hall.

Created: 2 Sep 16 09:54 | Last modified: 2 Sep 16 10:08

BBQ and Presentation Evening - July 2016 (62 images)

Our annual BBQ and Presentation Evening to celebrate the achievements of our pupils this year.

Created: 15 Jul 16 10:55 | Last modified: 15 Jul 16 10:58

Primary Sports Day - July 2016 (38 images)

The sun shone for us at this year's Primary Sports Day. Well done to all who took part - you all more than deserved your certificates and medals!

Created: 7 Jul 16 09:42 | Last modified: 7 Jul 16 09:45

Mamma Mia! - Secondary Production 2016 (58 images)

Our Secondary and Post 16 Departments put on quite a show for this year's summer production! An abridged version of the hit musical 'Mamma Mia!' with each class choosing and performing a song from the show!

Created: 6 Jul 16 09:39 | Last modified: 6 Jul 16 09:44

Secondary Sports Day - June 2016 (29 images)

We had a great time during Sports Day, even though the rain meant we had to hold the event indoors. We all received a medal and certificate for our efforts!

Created: 29 Jun 16 16:15 | Last modified: 29 Jun 16 16:17

The Queen's 90th Birthday Picnic! - June 2016 (58 images)

To celebrate our Queen's 90th birthday we had a picnic followed by a maypole and lots of other fun outdoor events. Thanks to all of the parents and carers for coming along to join in the celebrations!

Created: 15 Jun 16 12:11 | Last modified: 15 Jun 16 12:19

Secondary Panathlon - June 2016 (30 images)

Some of our Secondary Department have taken part in the annual Panathlon in Guildford. All of the pupils involved received a well deserved medal for their hard work!

Created: 15 Jun 16 11:50 | Last modified: 15 Jun 16 12:00

Primary Panathlon - May 2016 (32 images)

Some of our Primary Department have taken part in the annual Panathlon in Guildford. All of the pupils involved received a well deserved medal for their hard work!

Created: 12 May 16 13:13 | Last modified: 12 May 16 13:16

Post 16 Enterprise - Items for Sale! (22 images)

Post 16 have been busy making hand-made Greetings Cards, Coasters and Scarves to sell. See Post 16's Enterprise page for more details.

Created: 12 Apr 16 11:54 | Last modified: 12 Apr 16 12:14

Easter Parade - March 2016 (39 images)

The primary department enjoyed showing off their hand-made Easter bonnets to their friends. Happy Easter everyone!

Created: 23 Mar 16 15:43 | Last modified: 23 Mar 16 15:48

Sport Relief - March 2016 (30 images)

For Sport Relief we all walked, ran or travelled 1 mile, had an energetic disco in the afternoon and a special assembly. So far we have raised 120 with more to come!

Created: 18 Mar 16 15:37 | Last modified: 18 Mar 16 15:42

Whole School Christmas Lunch (33 images)

Thanks to Laura and Nicky in the kitchen for cooking us a yummy Christmas lunch!

Created: 18 Dec 15 14:37 | Last modified: 18 Dec 15 14:42

Father Christmas visits Portesbery (87 images)

This morning we were lucky enough to have an early visit from Father Christmas!

Created: 18 Dec 15 12:52 | Last modified: 18 Dec 15 14:41

An Unexpected Snowstorm - Dec 2015 (34 images)

The weather may be unseasonably mild, but this morning at Portesbery we witnessed a freak snowstorm which the students loved!

Created: 17 Dec 15 15:24 | Last modified: 17 Dec 15 15:31

Primary Christmas Production - 2015 (32 images)

Our Sing and Sign Choir gave a performance before the main event - 'A Miracle in Town'.

Created: 17 Dec 15 15:05 | Last modified: 17 Dec 15 15:11

Beauty and the Beast (42 images)

Head2Head Theatre performed a multi-sensory version of Beauty and the Beast (with a lot of help from our students!). The photos show the morning rehearsals followed by the performance in the afternoon.

Created: 7 Dec 15 15:39 | Last modified: 7 Dec 15 15:46

Post 16 invite some old faces along to their 'KitchIN Cafe' (17 images)

To celebrate Post 16's new 'KitchIN Cafe' enterprise they invited some old staff to join them in their common room for tea and home-made cakes!

Created: 4 Dec 15 16:18 | Last modified: 4 Dec 15 16:21

'Farewell Portesbery' Disco (58 images)

Thanks to everyone who joined us in celebrating our time at the 'old' school.

Created: 19 Oct 15 15:04 | Last modified: 19 Oct 15 15:12

Portesbery's Got Talent - July 2015 (78 images)

Our annual event which showcases the hidden talents of our pupils (and staff!). This year the trophy was won by Sensory Ed for their Mr Men/Little Miss inspired movie 'A Typical Day at Portesbery'. Well done everyone - you are all winners!

Created: 23 Jul 15 10:28 | Last modified: 23 Jul 15 10:35

Leavers' Assembly - July 2015 (25 images)

Our end of year assembly in which we celebrate the pupils moving into our Secondary and FE departments, and say a fond farewell to the pupils and staff leaving us to start new adventures!

Created: 23 Jul 15 10:24 | Last modified: 23 Jul 15 10:27

BBQ & Presentation Evening - July 2015 (73 images)

We all came together to celebrate the achievements of our pupils this year!

Created: 23 Jul 15 10:16 | Last modified: 23 Jul 15 10:21

Secondary Summer Production - July 2015 (36 images)

This year each class performed songs from the musicals, including Oliver, Joseph, Mary Poppins, Mamma Mia! and Grease.

Created: 7 Jul 15 15:57 | Last modified: 7 Jul 15 16:00

Community Camp - July 2015 (42 images)

Some of our secondary students spent the weekend camping with Scouts at Runways End Outdoor Centre.

Created: 7 Jul 15 13:31 | Last modified: 7 Jul 15 13:36

Red Nose Day - March 2015 (36 images)

The staff 'competed' in a Bake-off and we all spent the afternoon doing fun activities in the hall. We managed to raise over 200 for Comic Relief!

Created: 20 May 15 10:19 | Last modified: 20 May 15 10:22

World Book Day - March 2015 (13 images)

On World Book Day, Matthew, Sue, Cathryn and Kirsty read some stories in the hall including 'Peace at Last' and 'Shark in the Park'!

Created: 5 Mar 15 14:31 | Last modified: 5 Mar 15 14:33

Father Christmas visits Portesbery - 2014 (40 images)

On the last day of term Father Christmas made a surprise visit to the school, accompanied by one of his elves.

Created: 19 Dec 14 11:49 | Last modified: 19 Dec 14 11:53

Primary Christmas Production 2014 (33 images)

This year's christmas production was called "It's a Baby", a traditional nativity story.

Created: 19 Dec 14 11:41 | Last modified: 19 Dec 14 11:47

Christmas Lunch 2014 (43 images)

Our Whole school Christmas Lunch - Yum!

Created: 19 Dec 14 11:28 | Last modified: 19 Dec 14 11:37

Children in Need - Nov 2014 (42 images)

We raised money for Children in Need by dressing up and singing along to some of our favourite songs. Well done to everyone, especially Margaret for organising it!

Created: 24 Nov 14 11:25 | Last modified: 24 Nov 14 11:49

Spooky Disco - Oct 2014 (20 images)

We dressed up and dancing along to some spooky songs!

Created: 24 Nov 14 11:45 | Last modified: 24 Nov 14 11:48

Handicamp - September 2014 (31 images)

Some of our Secondary students had a great time at this year's Handicamp, joining in with canoeing, abseiling, rock climbing, wood work and cooking!

Created: 16 Sep 14 16:07 | Last modified: 16 Sep 14 16:11

Leavers' Assembly - July 2014 (36 images)

Our last Assembly of the year; where we say goodbye to the pupils and staff that are leaving us... :(

Created: 25 Jul 14 10:43 | Last modified: 25 Jul 14 10:46

Portesbery's Got Talent - July 2014 (91 images)

Our annual event showcases the amazing talents of our pupils (and in some cases the staff!). The worthy winners of this year's prestigious trophy were S2! Well done to all of the classes for such imaginative performances!

Created: 25 Jul 14 10:33 | Last modified: 25 Jul 14 10:38

FE Leavers Presentation at Sandown Park (12 images)

Celebrating the achievements of our FE leavers (as well as some students from other Surrey FE Units) at the annual FE Leavers Presentation at Sandown Park racecourse. Well done to all of the students for their tremendous efforts!

Created: 25 Jul 14 10:29 | Last modified: 25 Jul 14 10:30

BBQ and Presentation Evening - July 2014 (64 images)

Our annual BBQ and Presentation Evening to celebrate the achievements of our pupils.

Created: 25 Jul 14 10:00 | Last modified: 25 Jul 14 10:04

Secondary Sports Day - July 2014 (36 images)

S1, S2, S3 and Sensory Ed participated in our Secondary Sports Day. We were joined by some parents and family members and each pupil received a well deserved certificate!

Created: 25 Jul 14 09:54 | Last modified: 25 Jul 14 09:57

'Our Work on Warhorse' - July 2014 (23 images)

In commemoration of the 100 year anniversary of the First World War, the Secondary Department's summer production this year was 'Our Work on Warhorse'.

Created: 10 Jul 14 11:37 | Last modified: 10 Jul 14 11:43

Primary Sports Day - July 2014 (44 images)

Red, Blue and Green Class participated in our Primary Sports Day. We were joined by some parents and family members and each pupil received a well deserved certificate!

Created: 8 Jul 14 12:04 | Last modified: 8 Jul 14 12:47

Feeling Good Week - June 2014 (86 images)

As part of Surrey CAMHS annual 'Feeling Good Week' we participated in lots of fun activities including a Spa and Pamper session, decorating plant pots, singing and dancing sessions and a whole school water fight!

Created: 8 Jul 14 11:36 | Last modified: 8 Jul 14 11:56

PMLD Sports Day - June 2014 (24 images)

Some of our secondary students took part in the PMLD Sports Day in Lingfield.

Created: 20 Jun 14 09:04 | Last modified: 20 Jun 14 09:08

Sponsored Wake Up & Stretch - May 2014 (34 images)

We did an extra-long Wake Up & Stretch to raise money for 'Happy Days', a children's charity dedicated to providing holidays, residential trips and day theatre trips for disadvantaged young people with special needs.

Created: 19 May 14 14:34 | Last modified: 19 May 14 14:37

Easter Egg Hunt! (50 images)

We had an Easter Egg Hunt in the Quad and then said goodbye to a pupil as he leaves to start at Freemantles School, and also wished Sam well in her upcoming wedding!

Created: 4 Apr 14 14:26 | Last modified: 4 Apr 14 14:31

S2 hunting for Easter Eggs - on horseback! (9 images)

During this week's regular horse riding session, S2 were treated to an Easter Egg hunt!

Created: 4 Apr 14 09:08 | Last modified: 4 Apr 14 09:10

Primary Curriculum Day - Transport (39 images)

The Primary department have had a very busy curriculum day! In keeping with our 'Transport' topic, we explored different modes of transport in the playground then went on the train to Bagshot where we had yummy fish and chips!

Created: 28 Mar 14 15:25 | Last modified: 28 Mar 14 15:30

Sport Relief - March 2014 (36 images)

This year we walked, ran, cycled and swam to raise money for Sport Relief, and so far we have raised an amazing 410 ! Thank you all for your kind donations!

Created: 21 Mar 14 15:51 | Last modified: 21 Mar 14 15:54

World Book Day - March 2014 (30 images)

Each class performed their favourite book to the rest of the school. We had great fun!

Created: 10 Mar 14 12:06 | Last modified: 10 Mar 14 12:09

Having fun at After School Club - Spring 2014 (38 images)

Some of the fun things we did at ASC during the Spring Term

Created: 7 Mar 14 10:20 | Last modified: 7 Mar 14 10:29

FE's cafe to raise money for the Philippines Disaster Appeal - Nov 2013 (22 images)

FE held a cafe and cake sale managed to raise over 200 for the Philippines Disaster Appeal. Thank You to everyone for your kind donations and support.

Created: 22 Nov 13 10:13 | Last modified: 22 Nov 13 10:18

Spooky Halloween Disco - Oct 2013 (31 images)

We had fun dancing along to some spooky songs at our Halloween disco. There were prizes for the best outfits in the Primary and Secondary Departments, as well as the scariest member of staff - well done Chris M!

Created: 5 Nov 13 13:28 | Last modified: 5 Nov 13 13:34

Funky Family Photo Shoot - Oct 2013 (23 images)

As part our Primary Curriculum Day we held a funky photo shoot and invited family members to join in the fun!

Created: 5 Nov 13 13:23 | Last modified: 5 Nov 13 13:25

Macmillan Coffee Morning - September 2013 (41 images)

This year we had a whole school coffee morning and were joined by parents, family members, ex-members of staff and Starbucks! Thank you for your donations - we have raised just over 200 !!

Created: 27 Sep 13 14:30 | Last modified: 27 Sep 13 14:37

Handicamp - September 2013 (47 images)

Some of our Secondary students joined in with a Scouts' camping weekend near Farnham.

Created: 18 Sep 13 09:55 | Last modified: 18 Sep 13 09:58

Leavers' Assembly - July 2013 (60 images)

Our annual Leavers' Assembly to say farewell to the students leaving FE, as well as celebrating those moving into the secondary and FE departments.

Created: 25 Jul 13 10:55 | Last modified: 25 Jul 13 11:08

Portesbery's Got Talent - July 2013 (115 images)

Who will win the priceless trophy this year? Can Green Class retain their title?

Created: 24 Jul 13 14:21 | Last modified: 24 Jul 13 14:30

BBQ and Presentation Evening - July 2013 (131 images)

Our annual BBQ and Presentation Evening to celebrate the achievements of the pupils this year. The school was also presented with a new car by the Children with Special Needs Foundation!

Created: 22 Jul 13 10:07 | Last modified: 23 Jul 13 15:44

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang! - July 2013 (54 images)

Our Secondary production in July 2013 was Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. The Drama, Art, Music and ICT Clubs worked together and to produce a truly scrumptious show!

Created: 10 Jul 13 15:02 | Last modified: 10 Jul 13 15:09

Portesbery's 40th Birthday Party and Summer Fete! (42 images)

This year Portesbery celebrates its 40th Birthday, and to mark the occasion we had a birthday party in the sunshine! Thanks to all of the parents and staff for making it such fun!

Created: 3 Jul 13 13:26 | Last modified: 3 Jul 13 13:32

Sports Day - June 2013 (63 images)

This year we had a record breaking sports day with loads of different activities for the whole school to participate in. Well done to Amy (S1) for organising such an enjoyable day!

Created: 3 Jul 13 13:18 | Last modified: 3 Jul 13 13:23

Feeling Good Week 2013 (79 images)

We finished off our Feeling Good Week with a Fantastic Friday Feeling!! Activities included Dance Club, Gardening Club, Pamper Club, Movie Club, Messy Play, Decorating Clothes and Superhero Activities!

Created: 21 Jun 13 14:55 | Last modified: 21 Jun 13 15:04

Our fundraising efforts have provided new equipment for Kupenda! (7 images)

The proceeds from our fundraising efforts (last year's sponsored swim and cake sale) have bought a water tank and racks for washing and drying kitchen utensils at Kupenda, a Special school in Kenya. Thank you for your donations!

Created: 13 Jun 13 12:20 | Last modified: 13 Jun 13 12:28

Sensory Strategies (8 images)

Some examples of sensory strategies used at Portesbery

Created: 28 May 13 12:37 | Last modified: 28 May 13 12:41

'Cuddle-Me-Do' Petting Farm - May 2013 (56 images)

As part of our Primary Curriculum topic we had a Petting Farm in our playground. Our pupils (and staff!) loved it!

Created: 22 May 13 10:51 | Last modified: 22 May 13 11:31

Sponsored Wiggle - May 2013 (22 images)

We held a sponsored 'Wiggle' where we danced to our favourite songs and raised money for 'Happy Days' - a charity that organise trips and days out for children with special needs.

Created: 21 May 13 12:18 | Last modified: 21 May 13 12:22

Lloyds Bank Volunteers give Portesbery a make-over! (21 images)

Many Thanks go to volunteers from Lloyds Bank who have re-painted our playground fencing, tidied Sensory Ed's Garden Area and fitted a waterproof cover to our pergola in the Quad.

Created: 20 May 13 09:21 | Last modified: 20 May 13 09:24

Jeanette's Last Day at Portesbery (106 images)

To celebrate Jeanette's time with us at Portesbery we had a 'Book Day', where each class acted out their favourite book.

Created: 17 Apr 13 09:41 | Last modified: 17 Apr 13 09:47

Primary Siblings Event on Red Nose Day 2013 (9 images)

As part of our Red Nose Day celebrations we invited Primary aged siblings to join us for a picnic lunch and DVD Slumber party!

Created: 19 Mar 13 13:55 | Last modified: 19 Mar 13 13:57

Red Nose Day 2013 (29 images)

This year we dressed up in our pyjamas, had a picnic lunch in the hall followed by a DVD Slumber Party! This year we managed to raise 250 !

Created: 19 Mar 13 13:50 | Last modified: 19 Mar 13 13:52

Primary Curriculum Day - Feb 2013 (35 images)

During our Primary Curriculum Day we focused on Weather and Seasons.

Created: 14 Feb 13 09:37 | Last modified: 14 Feb 13 09:44

Samba Drumming at Secondary Curriculum Day - Feb 2013 (36 images)

As part of our Secondary Curriculum Day, we had a whole-school Samba Drumming Workshop as well as Mexican dancing, mask making, smoothie making and a Carnival!

Created: 12 Feb 13 10:46 | Last modified: 12 Feb 13 11:03

John Inverdale officially opens our Outdoor Gym! (19 images)

Thanks to the Wooden Spoon charity for funding our new outdoor gym for secondary students. We were lucky enough to have John Inverdale (BBC Sports commentator) cutting the ribbon for us!

Created: 7 Feb 13 09:08 | Last modified: 7 Feb 13 09:10

Ski Trip 2013 - Part 4 (33 images)

Created: 25 Jan 13 20:58 | Last modified: 25 Jan 13 21:05

Ski Trip 2013 - Part 3 (29 images)

Created: 24 Jan 13 21:25 | Last modified: 24 Jan 13 21:29

Ski Trip 2013 - Part 2 (13 images)

Created: 23 Jan 13 22:32 | Last modified: 23 Jan 13 22:35

Ski Trip 2013 - Part 1 (21 images)

Just some of the fun we got up to during the first few days of our ski trip.

Created: 22 Jan 13 21:27 | Last modified: 22 Jan 13 21:39

Clare's Christmas Sing-a-long (57 images)

Clare Perry (New) is leaving us this Christmas after 20 years at the school. To celebrate her time here, all of the classes performed a festive tribute song.

Created: 20 Dec 12 11:20 | Last modified: 20 Dec 12 11:58

School Christmas Lunch 2012 (42 images)

Created: 20 Dec 12 10:32 | Last modified: 20 Dec 12 11:53

Primary Christmas Show - 2012 (34 images)

Created: 18 Dec 12 10:24 | Last modified: 18 Dec 12 10:30

Secondary Department Christmas Sing-a-long 2012 (36 images)

Created: 18 Dec 12 10:12 | Last modified: 18 Dec 12 10:14

Louise's Skydive! (and cake sale) (39 images)

Louise from S2 has achieved the near impossible by completing her parachute jump to raise money for a wheelchair swing for use in our playground. So far she has raised 500 but we need a lot more so if you have yet to donate please do so! Thank you!

Created: 20 Nov 12 11:10 | Last modified: 20 Nov 12 11:14

Children in Need - November 2012 (45 images)

This year we dressed up in spotty clothes and spent the afternoon playing games, face and nail painting, dancing and having a cake sale! We raised 150 for Children in Need - Thank you!

Created: 20 Nov 12 10:52 | Last modified: 20 Nov 12 10:57

Our New Outdoor Gym Equipment (18 images)

During October half-term we had some outdoor gym equipment installed in the playground, funded by the 'Wooden Spoon' charity. The pupils (and staff) love it! Thanks to Louise and Chris for liaising with the charity.

Created: 7 Nov 12 13:47 | Last modified: 7 Nov 12 13:53

Spooky Halloween Disco - Oct 2012 (34 images)

Created: 7 Nov 12 13:27 | Last modified: 7 Nov 12 13:32

Our 're-vamped' Food Technology Room! (17 images)

Thanks to the parents, pupils and staff who gave up their saturday morning to help us re-vamp our Food Tech Room.

Created: 25 Oct 12 09:08 | Last modified: 25 Oct 12 09:25

Summer Club - 2012 (79 images)

Here are just some of the fun things we did during this year's Summer Club!

Created: 13 Sep 12 15:24 | Last modified: 13 Sep 12 15:30

Portesbery's Got Talent - July 2012 (106 images)

Who will win the priceless trophy this year? There's a lot of photos here - move your cursor to the top of the photos to skip (if you need to!).

Created: 24 Jul 12 20:02 | Last modified: 24 Jul 12 20:10

Green Class raise money for Kupenda in Kenya (41 images)

Green Class have once again raised an amazing amount for Kupenda, a special school in Kenya (www.kupenda.org). They raised 350 by organising a cake sale, sponsored swim and car wash!

Created: 23 Jul 12 18:46 | Last modified: 23 Jul 12 20:09

Portesbery Leavers' Assembly - July 2012 (65 images)

We said a sad farewell to the students and staff leaving us in July 2012, but we wish them well in the exciting new chapters of their lives!

Created: 23 Jul 12 19:53 | Last modified: 23 Jul 12 20:02

Portesbery Leavers' Prom 2012 - at 'Tru' Nightclub! (64 images)

This year the whole school were to treated to an amazing Prom at 'Tru' Nightclub in Camberley. Can next year's Prom top this one? The jury's out....!

Created: 23 Jul 12 19:08 | Last modified: 23 Jul 12 19:15

Jenni's Sing-a-long Leaving Assembly! (42 images)

Jenni, our teacher in Sensory Education, held a sing-a-long assembly to celebrate her time at Portesbery. We wish her all the very best for her retirement!

Created: 23 Jul 12 18:13 | Last modified: 23 Jul 12 18:16

BBQ and Presentation Evening - July 2012 (67 images)

Our annual BBQ and Presentation Evening, highlighting the achievements of our students.

Created: 12 Jul 12 15:48 | Last modified: 12 Jul 12 15:58

A Midsummer Night's Dream - July 2012 (52 images)

Our Secondary department's summer production this year was 'A Midsummer Night's Dream', with contributions from our Art, Music and ICT clubs.

Created: 12 Jul 12 15:39 | Last modified: 12 Jul 12 15:43

Summer Fair - June 2012 (50 images)

Our annual Summer Fair was a great success again this year and we raised over 1000 for our school fund!

Created: 2 Jul 12 11:39 | Last modified: 3 Jul 12 09:42

World Sports Day - June 2012 (106 images)

This year our Sports Day coincided with World Sports Day. Each class chose a country to represent and everyone received a medal and certificate.

Created: 28 Jun 12 13:29 | Last modified: 28 Jun 12 14:11

Eco-Afternoon - June 2012 (56 images)

As part of our Eco-Afternoon we did some junk-modelling based around the theme of the London Olympics 2012. All of the material was 'junk' and anything that we didn't use we recycled!

Created: 28 Jun 12 13:18 | Last modified: 28 Jun 12 13:24

Calvert Trust - May 2012 (136 images)

Our FE unit had another brilliant time on their annual adventure to Calvert Trust in Devon! There's a lot of photos in this gallery so get yourself a cup of tea and enjoy!

Created: 14 Jun 12 14:41 | Last modified: 14 Jun 12 15:09

The Queen's Diamond Jubilee - June 2012 (77 images)

To celebrate our Queen's Diamond Jubilee we made our own crowns and bunting, invited parents to our Street Party, had a celebratory disco and then a special Assembly.

Created: 11 Jun 12 11:43 | Last modified: 11 Jun 12 11:51

Secondary Fashion Show - May 2012 (75 images)

Our Secondary department staged an amazing Fashion Show to tie in with this year's 'Textiles 'curriculum subject. The students designed and created their own outfits from the 60's, 70's and 80's using recycled materials and fabrics.

Created: 30 May 12 11:17 | Last modified: 30 May 12 11:46

Portesbery Partnerships - 'Working Garden Party'! (50 images)

In April 2012 we held a 'Working Garden Party', where staff, parents and pupils joined forces to clear our Quad area of leaves and weeds, remove the old greenhouse, add some new plants and generally make our outdoor area look lovely again! The only downside was that we were working in a monsoon!

Created: 1 May 12 09:49 | Last modified: 1 May 12 10:13

Sport Relief 2012 (76 images)

For Sport Relief we started the day with a sponsored 'Wake Up And Stretch-athon' then each class walked a mile and received a medal in Assembly!

Created: 27 Mar 12 10:53 | Last modified: 27 Mar 12 11:01

Secondary Curriculum Day and World Book Day - March 2012 (60 images)

Secondary Curriculum Day tied in with World Book Day this term and there was a carousel of themed activities including The Lord of the Rings, Roald Dahl's Little Red Riding Hood, The Egg Hunt and Giraffe's Can't Dance.

Created: 23 Mar 12 11:19 | Last modified: 23 Mar 12 11:36

Ski Trip 2012 - Extra Photos (43 images)

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Ski Trip 2012 - Friday (37 images)

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Ski Trip 2012 - Thursday (39 images)

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Ski Trip 2012 - Wednesday (22 images)

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Ski Trip 2012 - Tuesday (30 images)

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Ski Trip 2012 - Monday (17 images)

Created: 23 Jan 12 21:34 | Last modified: 23 Jan 12 21:41

Primary Nativity - December 2011 (35 images)

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Primary trip to Painshill Park (60 images)

The primary department went on their annual festive trip to Santa's Grotto at Painshill Park.

Created: 15 Dec 11 10:32 | Last modified: 15 Dec 11 10:47

Christmas Dinner at School - 2011 (35 images)

Created: 15 Dec 11 10:22 | Last modified: 15 Dec 11 10:25

Spooky Disco - October 2011 (44 images)

Our Duke of Edinburgh group organised a Spooky Disco and tuck shop with all proceeds going to their chosen charity, the RSPCA. Everybody dressed up in spooky costumes and we had prizes for the best dressed students. We raised a total of 88.31 - thank you to everybody for their kind donations!

Created: 21 Oct 11 14:19 | Last modified: 21 Oct 11 14:22

Leavers' Assembly - July 2011 (78 images)

We held a special Assembly on the last day of the Summer Term to say goodbye to our leavers (pupils and staff). We will miss them all!

Created: 2 Sep 11 16:26 | Last modified: 2 Sep 11 16:32

Portesbery's Got Talent 2011 (88 images)

Last year Blue Class lifted the trophy. Can they retain their title? View the gallery to find out!

Created: 2 Sep 11 15:36 | Last modified: 2 Sep 11 15:36

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Secondary Production (68 images)

In July 2011 the Secondary Department performed 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'.

Created: 2 Sep 11 15:10 | Last modified: 2 Sep 11 15:14

BBQ and Presentation Evening - July 2011 (79 images)

Our Annual BBQ and Presentation Evening

Created: 2 Sep 11 14:54 | Last modified: 2 Sep 11 15:00

Summer Fete - July 2011 (68 images)

Our Annual Summer Fete. This year we were lucky enough to welcome Elvis into the building! The Mayor of Surrey Heath also joined us to officially open our newly developed Woods area.

Created: 2 Sep 11 14:31 | Last modified: 2 Sep 11 14:37

Wacky Plant Pot Competition (16 images)

In July 2011, The Gardening Team organised a 'Wacky Plant Pot' Competition. The worthy winners were S3 with their 'Tea tray' !

Created: 2 Sep 11 14:05 | Last modified: 2 Sep 11 14:09

Eco Day at Portesbery - May 2011 (136 images)

We held our annual Eco-Day in May. Activities included potting plants, junk modelling, creating Fair Trade logos and litter picking. We ended the day with a special assembly hosted by Jenni (aka 'Rainbow').

Created: 16 Jun 11 14:57 | Last modified: 16 Jun 11 15:52

Royal Wedding Street Party - April 2011 (100 images)

We had a street party (in the playground) to celebrate the Royal Wedding! We even had an exclusive visit from William and Kate!

Created: 6 May 11 11:50 | Last modified: 6 May 11 12:04

Secondary Curriculum Day - March2011 (52 images)

Our Secondary pupils celebrated the Festival of Purim on their Curriculum Day in March.

Created: 1 Apr 11 13:13 | Last modified: 1 Apr 11 13:18

Comic Relief - March 2011 (84 images)

We held a cake sale in the hall and managed to raise over 280 pounds! This year we agreed to split the money raised between Comic Relief and the Japanese Disaster Appeal. As you can see, everyone wore silly clothes and there was a prize for the best dressed student!

Created: 24 Mar 11 09:21 | Last modified: 24 Mar 11 09:43

Portesbery Ski Trip - 2011 (121 images)

Be prepared! There's a lot of photos in this gallery!

Created: 23 Feb 11 09:49 | Last modified: 23 Feb 11 10:04

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Sensory Story (62 images)

A Sensory Story with Rob from S3

Created: 17 Jan 11 14:04 | Last modified: 17 Jan 11 14:12

Primary Dept Christmas Production 2010 (49 images)

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FE raise money for the Pakistani Flood victims (13 images)

FE Enterprise made soup every Tuesday to sell in the staff room. They raised 95 pounds to support the flood victims in Pakistan

Created: 22 Oct 10 09:14 | Last modified: 22 Oct 10 09:26

Elizabeth's visit to Kupenda, Kenya - August 2010 (20 images)

Elizabeth visited the Kupenda organisation in Kenya in August 2010 to present them with a cheque from our fundraising events earlier this year.

Created: 8 Sep 10 10:05 | Last modified: 30 Sep 10 11:16

Portesbery's Got Talent - July 2009 (80 images)

Our own take Britain's Got Talent - with some stunning performances from each class!

Created: 11 Sep 09 11:30 | Last modified: 13 Aug 10 13:54

Summer Club 2010 (81 images)

Some of the fun activities we did during the Summer Club.

Created: 13 Aug 10 11:09 | Last modified: 13 Aug 10 11:18

Portesbery's Got Talent 2010 (73 images)

Can this year's acts live up to last year's epic performances? Of course they can! Yellow Class are the defending champions - can they make it a double? View the gallery to find out!

Created: 13 Aug 10 09:32 | Last modified: 13 Aug 10 10:58

BBQ and Presentation Evening - July 2010 (84 images)

Our Annual BBQ and presentation of certificates for our students and staff teams.

Created: 13 Aug 10 09:10 | Last modified: 13 Aug 10 09:21

Portesbery help to break a World Record! (21 images)

In July we joined many other schools in Surrey to break the World Record for 'The Largest Multi-Venue Dance Lesson'! Congratulations to all of our students and to Louise for being such a great dance instructor!

Created: 13 Aug 10 08:56 | Last modified: 13 Aug 10 09:08

Pampering at the Parents' Forum! (26 images)

During our 'Feel Good Week' in July, we thought the Parents' Forum should get involved so we arranged various beauty treatments, massage and general pampering sessions!

Created: 13 Aug 10 08:38 | Last modified: 13 Aug 10 08:44

Primary Siblings Day - July 2010 (64 images)

Some of our pupils' siblings joined us for lunch, playtime in the woods, and helped us to create a new art display for the noticeboard in the school reception.

Created: 7 Jul 10 09:47 | Last modified: 7 Jul 10 10:22

Green Class holiday to Pagham - June 2010 (59 images)

Created: 5 Jul 10 11:07 | Last modified: 5 Jul 10 13:05

Portesbery Summer Fete - July 2010 (65 images)

Many Thanks to all who attended the summer fete, and for helping to raise money for the PTA. If you would like to order a 6x8" photograph of any of the images in this gallery please contact Neil. Prices are 2.00 each with proceeds going to the PTA.

Created: 5 Jul 10 10:47 | Last modified: 5 Jul 10 11:07

Calvert Trust 2010 (63 images)

In May 2010 FE visited Calvert Trust in Devon and took part in lots of adventurous activities!

Created: 14 Jun 10 15:05 | Last modified: 14 Jun 10 15:15

Eco-Day at Portesbery - May 2010 (102 images)

We held an 'Eco-Day' to celebrate achieving the Eco-Schools Green Flag award. We held lots of Eco-activities and were visited by soldiers from RMA Sandhurst. Get yourself a cup of (FairTrade) tea because there's a lot of photos in this gallery!

Created: 20 May 10 11:20 | Last modified: 20 May 10 13:35

Our School Council visit Notcutts Nursey (14 images)

In preparation for our Eco-Day on May 18th, the School Council went to Notcutts Garden Centre to buy flowers for our garden.

Created: 17 May 10 10:32 | Last modified: 17 May 10 10:35

Secondary Curriculum Day March 2010 (69 images)

Our Secondary department's curriculum day this term focussed on Science.

Created: 1 Apr 10 14:37 | Last modified: 1 Apr 10 15:48

Primary Curriculum Day, March 2010 (85 images)

This term the Primary department were learning about the World. The school hall was transformed into an airport and the pupils travelled on Portesbery Airlines to Africa, Italy and China.

Created: 1 Apr 10 15:11 | Last modified: 1 Apr 10 15:16

Green Class sell Toasted Sandwiches in aid of Kupenda (40 images)

Following on from their successful Cake Sale, Green Class continued their support of Kupenda by selling toasted sandwiches to staff. They raised 60 pounds, pushing the fundraising total up to 260 pounds! Their next event is a sponsored swim!

Created: 16 Mar 10 13:54 | Last modified: 16 Mar 10 14:22

S3's Design and Technology Project - March 2010 (23 images)

S3 made some fantastic houses - complete with curtains, wallpaper and carpets!

Created: 5 Mar 10 14:11 | Last modified: 5 Mar 10 14:35

Portesbery Ski Trip 2010 (118 images)

Portesbery joined several other special schools on a ski trip to Italy. It was tiring but really good fun!

Created: 8 Feb 10 11:11 | Last modified: 8 Feb 10 11:33

Children in Need 2009 (79 images)

For Children in Need we had a 'Pyjama Day' and did lots of fun stuff. We managed to raise an amazing 359 pounds! Many Thanks to everyone for their donations.

Created: 23 Nov 09 12:14 | Last modified: 27 Nov 09 11:26

Portesbery Woodwork Club build a Go-Kart! (17 images)

Mark, Ted and the secondary pupils from the Woodwork Club have made a fantastic Go-Kart!

Created: 9 Nov 09 14:21 | Last modified: 9 Nov 09 14:23

FE photography project (18 images)

Laura in FE has been running a photography project - here are just some of the great pictures taken by the students.

Created: 9 Nov 09 13:47 | Last modified: 9 Nov 09 13:50

Sainsbury's donate PE equipment to Portesbery (10 images)

Sainsbury's have offered to support Portesbery School and visited us last week to present us with lots of PE equipment and a cheque! They will continue to support us throughout the year - Many Thanks Sainsbury's!

Created: 9 Nov 09 13:34 | Last modified: 9 Nov 09 13:41

Harvest Festival 2009 (15 images)

Our School Council visited Step by Step in Aldershot and dropped off their Harvest Festival goods. Thank you to all who donated items to such a good cause.

Created: 20 Oct 09 12:31 | Last modified: 20 Oct 09 12:34

Surrey Heath in Bloom Awards 2009 (27 images)

Our 'Musical Garden' won first prize in the Wacky Plant Pot' category and third prize overall!

Created: 22 Sep 09 09:49 | Last modified: 22 Sep 09 10:25

Picnic in the Hall - July 2009 (37 images)

During 'Feeling Good Week' we had planned to have a picnic in the park, but due to the bad weather we had our picnic indoors! (which was great fun!)

Created: 11 Sep 09 12:52 | Last modified: 11 Sep 09 12:56

Primary Sports Day - July 2009 (56 images)

Sports Day for our Primary department

Created: 11 Sep 09 12:41 | Last modified: 11 Sep 09 12:43

BBQ and Presentation Evening - July 2009 (69 images)

Our annual BBQ and Presentaion of certificates.

Created: 11 Sep 09 12:18 | Last modified: 11 Sep 09 12:27

Our Summer Prom 2009 (51 images)

We dressed up in best party outfits and danced all afternoon!

Created: 11 Sep 09 09:51 | Last modified: 11 Sep 09 10:05

Portesbery earns a Green Flag (64 images)

A photo gallery containing a selection of pictures to illustrate how we earned the prestigious Eco-Schools Green Flag !

Created: 25 Jun 09 09:15 | Last modified: 25 Jun 09 09:38

The School Grounds (15 images)

Created: 16 Jun 08 14:29 | Last modified: 5 Aug 08 11:29

Our Award Winning Garden (5 images)

Award winning garden

Created: 16 Jun 08 14:25 | Last modified: 16 Jun 08 14:26