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Science Week – Links to activities you can do at home

Science takes you places and these 4 themed Fun Science experiments parents can do at home with their children. Bubbles, coin, DIY rocket and balloon kebabs.


New Year- new term – renewed enthusiasm!

We hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and trust you’ll have a happy and healthy 2016!  Many thanks for all the lovely Christmas greetings and goodies – much appreciated! The children all seem happy to be back in school and have a renewed enthusiasm for all  sorts of jobs. They are enjoying discovering new tray activities and their tidying up skills are starting
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Reception update

The children got back into routine very quickly after the half term break. The photos show a variety of jobs including measuring, tray activities and learning to form their ‘j’  (j j j jack- in- a- box!). It was lovely to welcome Isabelle to our class and she is settling in well. We now have 30 children again which is great for our counting
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Tasting!

This week we’ve had fun exploring tasting and tongues in our topic work.  We’ve tried  identifying fruits blindfolded (using our Welsh), made and tasted porridge and even been allowed to poke out our tongues (in the name of science!) Some children chose to make ‘Goldilocks and the Three bears’ finger puppets. We have also enjoyed  learning a song about hot porridge and accompanying it
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Work in the woods

We spent a lovely afternoon on Thursday doing all of our activities outside learning about shapes and the sense of listening. We listened to different sorts of sounds in the woods and made our own.  The children used the mudpit this week (if they had wellies and waterproofs)and had fun being allowed to splash and get a bit messy! They also heard and acted
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School Governor vacancies

The School Governing Body has vacancies for parent governors. Any parent wishing to commit their interest, enthusiasm and time to the school in return for personal reward and satisfaction are welcome to apply. Please contact our office for more information. We also have vacancies for community governors (those people who live in the village but do not have children in the school). If you
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Head Lice

Please could you all check your child’s hair on a daily basis as it has come to our attention that there has been reports of ‘Head Lice’ in school since the start of term. It is really important to check hair and treat if any lice are found, as we can only keep on top of this problem if we work together.


Welcome to Reception!

Thought you might like to see a few photos of the children during their first full time week in school. They are settling in well and seem to be enjoying our activities. Amongst other jobs in the coming week we will be learning about the sense of seeing. We will also be using teddy bears in our work so we’d like the children to
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Weaving Project -Wool Wanted

We are starting a weaving project and need wool.  Please send in any leftover balls of wool, scraps etc that you can find. We are hoping to make this a community weave and intend to start on Monday afternoon when we are open for our 80th anniversary open afternoon. Please send donations to Mrs Ward-Evans class 3. Thank you


Foundation Phase ‘Sports Day’

                             ‘Sports Day’ was a real success this year. The sun shone and so did the children, who all ran and jumped and skipped with vigor. The children really enjoyed the different races, and were cheered on by family and friends. Well done everyone !!