Recent Events

Welcome back to school!

Fantastic start to the new term!  Thank you everyone for a brilliant first week in school.  It was so lovely to see all the children looking so happy to be back, learning with their friends.

A warm welcome to our new teachers, new children and families and new lunchtime supervisors.

Thank you for your positive feedback so far, we appreciate it and find it very motivating!


He came home and declared that school was awesome! Thank you very much for all the work you’ve put into the return.

Thank you for the picture, xxx really enjoyed today and can’t wait to come back tomorrow.

Hello Mrs Read. xxxx is really enjoying school and tells me (and Daddy) what she’s been up to. Looks like we have a thumbs up 👍🏻 for school life. Thanks again for settling xxxx in.😄

Year 1

xxxx had an amazing day in year 1. Thank you so much.

xxxxx loved his first day in year 1. Thank you! 🙂

xxxxx had a great first day in year 1. Thank you so much 🙂

Year 2

xxx has had a fantastic first day and said you’re amazing, he can’t wait to come back tomorrow!! Xx

xxx loved her first day back and seeing all of her friends again. She said “I’ve had the best day EVER”!!! Thank you xx

xxxx has a great day! Xx

Year 3

xxxx has been loving being back at school – and really likes Miss Salt – she’s been coming back full of excitement at what she’s been up to at school.

I just wanted to express our heartfelt thanks to your staff, Miss Salt and yourself – xxxx has done nothing but gush about how wonderful Miss Salt is and how happy she is at school.

Year 4

Thank you for your support Mr Hindhaugh. xxxx seemed very happy! X

Thank you all so much for being so utterly professional during Covid. Each and everyone have you had made it so easy for the kids. We are so lucky to have you all as amazing role models of calmness and resilience.

Many thanks amazing team.


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Richard Clarke Anthem

Hello everyone! Mr Welsh has worked with the RCFS team to create a musical extravaganza! Here is our school anthem to remind you all just how amazing every single one of you are. We miss you incredibly.

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Learn a musical instrument in 2020/21!

The music team at Entrust have put together a lovely rendition of Happy! Many of our music partners are featured! If you would like to enquire about starting music lessons for your child next academic year, please get in touch with the school office!

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Stop-go animation

The children in school today have created their own stop go animation videos as well as joining in with their class’s home learning. Check them out!





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Support for families: Your wellbeing matters!

Hello everyone! I have been busy adding some additional content to our support for families page during the Covid-19 crisis. There are some useful updates with a focus on mental health – so please, do click through and take a look. Simply click on our wellbeing lightbulb to be taken directly to the page:

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Safety when leaning online

Now a lot of us are learning at home we’re using technology more than ever! Today, the children in school have thought carefully about the risks with this and wanted to share these with all of their friends so that they can make sure they’re safe.

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The Staff of RCFS


Today the keyworker children have been very busy creating a piece of artwork of all the teachers, teaching assistants and staff of The Richard Clarke First School with the help of Miss Wain. It has been a month since the school has been open fully, so here is a picture just in case you have forgotten what all the staff looks like!

Can you recognise every member of staff?

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