Community

Here at Ireleth St Peter's, we enjoy playing an active part in community events and helping those around us.

Our Facebook page shows regular updates of everything we engage in. 

Take a look at some of the events we have been involved in....

 


Dowdales Nature Trail - February 2022


In February, ISP were contacted by Dowdales School to visit the area in which they are creating a fantastic new Nature Trail on their grounds. School Parliament went to look around the site and share any ideas they had that might help in making it useful for school groups when visiting. 


Knitting with the Women's Institute - Spring 2022



The children in Whale Class and Shark Class have been enjoying knitting sessions with the ladies from the WI. This is a valuable skill that many of the children had never had the opportunity to try. They have found it tricky but have shown fantastic perseverance. 

Visits from Dowdales School - December 2021

 

This term, we have enjoyed working closely with Dowdales School. Shark Class have enjoyed learning German with a modern foreign languages teacher from Dowdale and Whale Class enjoyed some fantastic workshops with some perfoming arts students before their nativity. 

ISP Christmas Fair - December 2021

It was lovely to be able to have the local community back into school for our annual Christmas Fair.
There was a fantastic turnout and lots of happy smiling faces.


Virtual Carol Service with The Old Vicarage Nursing Home - December 2021


 

Every year, ISP enjoys visiting the residents at The Old Vicarage Nursing Home for a carol service. Sadly, we were unable to be there in person this year but Shark Class and Whale Class thoroughly enjoyed singing and signing over zoom this year. We even joined together with the residents for a joint rendition of 'We Wish You A Merry Christmas.'



Dolphin Class Virtual Tour of Barrow Fire Station - November 2021



Dolphin Class enjoyed a virtual tour of Barrow Fire Station with White Squad. They asked some wonderful questions and were invited to visit in person when COVID restrictions allow!


Askam and Ireleth Light Switch On and Christmas Card Competition - November 2021



Many of the ISP children, families and staff enjoyed the Askam and Ireleth Light Switch On this year. As a school, the children thoroughly enjoyed designing creative Christmas cards for the annual competion held in Askam. 

Bonfire Night Safety Talk with Red Watch from The Ulverston Blue Light Hub - November 2021


 

The firemen of Red Watch visited the ISP to share some valuable information about fire and firework safety in the run up to bonfire night. The children really enjoyed learning about some of the equipment the firemen use.

Macmillan Coffee Afternoon - October 2021


This year, we enjoyed having families and people from the local community in for coffee and cakes to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Research. Each class sang a song for those attending and the school raised lots of money for Macmillan.


Visits from the Child Centered Policing Team and the Ulverston Fire Service - September 2021


This year at ISP, we are focussing on road safety. We have been very lucky to work closely with the CCPT and the fire service
and have taken part in some amazing activites and experiences.


Jeans For Genes Day - September 2021



The whole school took part in rasiing money and awarenss of Jeans for Genes Day. Staff and children wore jeans with their uniforms and we raised nearly £100 for a fantastic cause. 


Petition to Move the School Warning Signs - September 2021



The road outside ISP is a busy one and to try to ensure the safety of our whole community we aree working with our local councillor
to make some exciting changes.
The Evening Mail coverage of our community petition



Fundraising for Australian Bush Fires - Spring 2020



Donations to the Food Bank - December 2019



Decorating a Christmas Tree at St Peters Church - December 2019



Christmas Hampers to The Salvation Army - December 2019



Carols at The Old Vicarage - December 2019



Askam Light Parade - November 2019




Academic Year 2019 - 2020

Askam Light Walk -November 2018



Harvest Festival at St Peter's Church






Community Christmas Lunch 





Community Playground - Funded by The Big Lottery 

     



Bedtime Story Night 





Askam and Ireleth Carnival - June 2018

A HUGE well done and thank you to everyone who took part in Askam and Ireleth Carnival! 

Everyone looked fantastic and had such fun dressing up as their favourite book character. 






 

Our Vision

At Ireleth St Peter’s, through values rooted in Christian teaching, our community nurtures and enables positive foundations for life. Our distinct Christian ethos permeates throughout ISP.

Working together in successful partnership, our school family embraces the common goal of inspiring every child to reach their fullest potential, through God’s love.