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Get Cosy With A Book Photo Challenge

March 12, 2021

During lockdown we asked to see the creative ways in which the children had been reading at home or even outside in the garden. This could be in a den under the table, or reading to the family pet, outside in the garden wrapped up in blankets or somewhere on their daily exercise, within government guidelines […]

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Congratulations to Mrs Bunyan

December 10, 2020

Congratulations to Mrs Brenda Bunyan, our specialist teaching assistant for Physical disabilities and speech and language, who has been awarded the ‘Teaching Support’ award at the Hampshire education awards 2020 which were carried out online this week.

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Letter from the Queen

December 8, 2020

Congratulations to Hannah Wright who was inspired to produce a book about her majesty Queen Elizabeth II following the Kings and Queens day she enjoyed in Y2. She wrote to the queen and has just received a letter back from the palace!

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Staff Handbells

December 4, 2020

This week, Mrs Pennington was finally able to start a handbell club for Y6 children – the perfect activity for being socially distanced, and to feel festive! At the end, she invited some of the teachers to come and have a go and here are two of the pieces from their first rehearsal. Jingle Bells […]

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Y2 – Do you want to build a snowman?

December 1, 2020

Y2 were welcomed into school by ‘Olaf’ this week at the start of their ‘Do you want to build a snowman?’ learning journey. Their classrooms had also been turned into winter wonderlands, ready for them to learn about everything cold and frosty over the next few weeks.

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Year 3 – Iron Age Matt

November 26, 2020

On Friday 19th November, Year 3 welcomed Iron Age Matt (Matt Russell) to school.  He came to give the children an insight into what life was like for the Iron Age people and explained how the hierarchy of society was organised in Celtic tribes. The children loved the hands-on experience, whilst following the Covid guidelines, […]

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Children in Need 13th November

November 13, 2020

What a colourful day we had on Friday 13th November. Thank you to everyone who dressed up in rainbow colours for Children in Need, raising an amazing £957.11 for the BBC appeal. Well done to Owls and 4T who won the class prizes for the best class rainbows. The staff joined in the fun too! […]

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Remembrance 11th November

November 12, 2020

The children and staff from Y1-Y6 were supported in their act of remembrance by Mrs Davies who played the Last Post and the Reveille on her bugle to mark the start and end of our silence. It was the first time we had come together as a school community for a common event since March. […]

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Apples

November 5, 2020

October 2020 has seen us have our first proper crop of apples from our orchard – the Y1 children had fun picking and collecting for some tasty, healthy snacks!

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Painted Pebble ‘Snake’

September 3, 2020

We set a challenge for the children to paint pebbles and create a ‘snake’ along the fence at the front of the school – we have now moved them inside the grounds to cover a flower bed at the front of the school to provide a reminder of how we continued to work as a […]

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