Monthly Archives: February 2021


Home test kits available…

Something that I've just found out... is that families of primary aged children can order Lateral Flow Device home test kits themselves. (Not for the children, but for the household.) Please click the link below to read more and find out about the process.

Upcycling for our Eco Cabin!

A lovely, sunny afternoon, so it was one more small step (literally - prepping the step!) for the Eco Cabin. The framework won't take long at all now, and the girls who designed it before Lockdown back in December will be really happy to see it develop further! We've plans for some more tasks around our grounds, and maybe a [...]

Newsletter … week-ending 26.2.2021 … issue 490

Class Stars :-) Our Early Years… Lyla Napier Class 2… Bodhi Whitney Class 3… Maya Espinosa-Corston  Class 4… Harry Cresswell ...and a link to our Celebration Assembly is also at the bottom of this newsletter… This half-term’s school value is…    We Are A Community.  The bible passage that supports this… “Love your neighbour as yourself.” (Matthew 22, v.39) We [...]

Governors’ Report on Remote Learning

Our Governors' report from January 2020 How Are We Doing (More Importantly, How Are You Doing?) As another week of home learning comes to an end, thank you to all the families who completed the recent Remote Learning Survey.  The results, together with individual feedback to teachers, has given us a great insight into how things are going and helped [...]

Home Debate Club…

We've blogged about Home Debate Club before... it's a question, posted online, to help families and classes take part in a fun online debate to boost wellbeing, support a deeper thought process on something topical and to encourage an acceptance on other's opinions. This week's question, asks, "Should having the internet be a human right?" Click here to start the [...]

World Book Day – Thursday 11th March

Dear Parents / Carers World Book Day falls on Thursday 4th March this year. However, we have made the decision as a school to celebrate this a week later, on Thursday 11th March. This is so that we can celebrate it properly, in school, dressed up as our favourite characters, with every child together. After a difficult few weeks of [...]

We Are Community…!

Just a touch less than two weeks of Remote Provision and then we're all back on the 8th March! I've got to say that I'm looking forward to some normality and seeing everyone back in... and what a term to have this as our school value for the half term - We Are Community!  I bet, after a rainy and [...]

DIY (with lots of help!)

It was going to be a DIY and tidying up kind of day, but I ended up having lots of help! There was an awful lot of wood left over after the installation of the EYFS canopy and some of the year 5 and 6 children had thought about making an eco cabin out of it... so that's how it [...]

Newsletter … week-ending 12.2.2021 … issue 489

Class Stars This Week...:-) Our Early Years… Ernest Hill Class 2… Joshua Carlo-Patt Class 3… Jet Stocks Class 4… Will Shaddick ...and a link to our Celebration Assembly is at the bottom of this newsletter… We’ve got to the midway, half-term break...  Well done everyone!  We’ve heard from parents quite a few times now about their new respect for teachers, [...]

Tricky word hunt!

For our Literacy today, we were practising our tricky words. We dotted the words around the class (and house) and we tried to see how many we could find. When we found them, we had to read them and then write them on a whiteboard, paper or even the sand at the beach!! cof