“We didn’t do it like that!”

We appreciate that, when trying to tackle maths homework, it can often seem like the methods children learn in school are totally different to those we may have grown up practising. This year, staff have been working hard to update our Calculation Policy to bring this in line with the new National Curriculum. We would …

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Thor’s Hammer

A massive well done to everyone in Owls, Falcons and Hawks for their two thoroughly entertaining performances of Thor’s Hammer yesterday. As I said after both performances, I thought the idea of covering the history curriculum in such an active and creative way will ensure the many facts about Thor, Valhalla and the Vikings will …

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Attendance certificates and prizes for term 3 (from January up until February half term) will be sent home next week; apologies for the delay with these. For term 4 (February half term onwards), the race for the class with the best attendance is very close…at the moment, 5 classes all have attendance for this term …

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Comic Relief

Many thanks for supporting fundraising for Comic Relief last week. It was great to see everyone joining in so enthusiastically – the range of onesies on display was staggering! We raised £251.26 in total – and with the government pledging to double any donations from schools, that means your generosity will have helped us contribute …

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Dinner Menu for 23rd March – 17th April, 2015


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Y6 residential

It was a real privilege to spend the whole of last week with 33 year 6 pupils on our annual residential visit to Plas Pencelli in Brecon, Wales. Our intrepid pupils (and teachers!) took part in a range of activities, including canoeing, caving, climbing and abseiling, and a gorge walk, involving crawling through waterfalls and …

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Thor’s Hammer

Owls, Falcons and Hawks are pleased to announce that their production of Thor’s Hammer will take place on Thursday 19th March. There will be two shows, one in the morning and one evening performance. Tickets are now available to purchase from the school office; these will cost £1.50 for adults and £1.00 for children. Any …

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Foundation Stage Easter Service

Puffin and Swan Classes, along with Stepping Stones, will be holding an Easter Celebration Assembly on Tuesday 24th March at 9.15am in the hall. There will also been an opportunity to see some of the exciting work Foundation Stage have been doing on our topic of Africa too, so please come along to join us …

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Disco Updates

Our Easter Discos are rapidly approaching, and will take place on Wednesday 25th March – between 5 and 6pm for children in Foundation Stage (Puffins and Swans) and Key Stage One (Robins, Wrens and Nightingales), and from 6:15 – 7:30 for Key Stage Two (all other classes). Tickets will be available to purchase from the …

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School car park

A polite reminder that the staff car park should not be used for dropping children off at school in the morning (with the exception of children attending Morning Fun Club). This is for the safety of children and adults coming to school, and other passing pedestrians and motorists. Many thanks in advance for your help.

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