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Chetwynd Junior School

Chetwynd Junior School should be seen as an extension to the family

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School Guinea Pigs


Cinnamon and Marshmallow!

Well done to all the children for their wonderful name suggestions, we loved reading them all! We have been settling into school life and visiting classrooms gradually to get used to seeing so many friendly faces! Click below to see more pictures of us!


Adopted Animals

Usually, Chetwynd staff participate in Secret Santa. As that wasn't practical, staff decided to donate all the money they would usually spend on gifts, adopting animals for the school from Twycross Zoo instead!

Children submitted names into a hat for the animals, which were chosen at random.

We have....

giraffe called Gemma for the whole school

meerkat called Myla for Year 3

An orangutan called Oranges for Year 4

tiger called Derek for Year 5

gorilla called James for Year 6

Do visit for more information on how you can support our local zoo during the COVID19 pandemic.

Twycross Zoo's Afterschool Club

Twycross have been filming afterschool club sessions throughout the pandemic. Check out their YouTube Channel for lots of really fun animal lessons!