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Breakfast morning…

Thanks to The Rock Inn... Grattons Butchers, Barnstaple MC Kelly's, butchers J&R Food Service But also to Dan, Scott and Keri, and our families of course, for a great morning! (There was talk that we'd do it again in July!)

Shed volunteers…?

Have you got a small amount of time right at the end of the day this Wednesday, to help clear out our Preschool shed? 2.45pm if you do. Sadly, the shed roof has been damaged and much of its contents is now perished and mostly unsalvageable. We need to clear it and move the contents up to the Forest School [...]

Pancake Day Races for Shrove Tuesday!

We Are A Community. "Love your neighbour as yourself." ...unless you want to really run hard and fast, flipping pancakes as you go to try and beat the other Family Groups! It was a draw at the end, and it needed one more race as a decider.   Mmm, what race could that be?? "Teachers' Race!"

Welcome back…

I hope you all had a good half term break... we're all looking forward to seeing everyone back tomorrow! Covid update and World Book Day info (This Thursday) below.  Thank you for your understanding at our early closure for half term.  It was a good decision looking at how bad it finally got.  We only got slight damage here with [...]

Friday 18th – school closed.

Dear parents, Following advice from Devon County Council, and working in partnership with the other BLCT schools, we have made the difficult decision to shut the school tomorrow. The risk assessment of our school site, and the journeys our families make, has highlighted a number of hazards which could cause harm to an adult or child and we have very [...]

Which test do you need? …version.2

Hot off the press infographic... with new guidance info... Which test do you need?   Symptoms --> then PCR test (self isolate whilst waiting for the result). No symptoms --> then a LFD test. A positive LFD --> doesn't need PCR confirmation, unless T&T ask. Close Contact --> vaccinated or 5-18 > take 7 daily LFD tests. Close Contact --> unvaccinated [...]

Which test do you need?

Hot off the press infographic... with new guidance info... Which test do you need?   Symptoms or a positive LFD --> then PCR test (self isolate whilst waiting for the result). No symptoms --> then a LFD test. Close Contact --> vaccinated or 5-18 > take 7 daily LFD tests. Close Contact --> unvaccinated > PCR and self-isolate regardless of [...]

Welcome back! (almost there)

I hope you’ve had a good and relaxing summer break.  We’re almost there... but we're all looking forward to having the children back and seeing their smiling faces! As I said when we finished in the summer, I am writing this to confirm arrangements for the start of the new term on Tuesday the 7th. I’m sure many of you will [...]

Year 6s on Lundy

Hopefully, this YouTube link will work. Here's the year 6s on their residential to Lundy. https://youtu.be/zV7nNf9Yc-8

Parent Survey – Feedback from Ali Smith, Chair of Governors.

Thank you to the 56 families who completed our online Parent Survey - reading your feedback and suggestions has been a real pleasure this week. We asked you to consider a number of questions about the school and rank your experience from 5 (excellent) to 1 (very poor).  The results were really encouraging - below we have listed the percentages [...]