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Monday, July 17, 2017 - 13:07
Sports day took place on Friday morning and weren't we lucky with the weather! Well done to Scotney who won KS1 and KS2 cups. Indeed well done to all the children who took part. It was a fabulous morning enjoyed by everyone. Thank you to you the parents for your support, the PTFA for the... Read More »
tags: Community, achievement, fun, enjoyment, collaboration, Music, drama, Art, sport, Science
Sunday, July 2, 2017 - 22:59
Enormous congratulations to Lily Hughes, Antonia Barry, Cayden Barker, Will Tuson, Poppy Hensey, Fifi Chapman, Oscar Dignan, Boris Gallacher, Olivia Gent, Alisha Steel, Joe, Jack Mercer, Katie Brush, Minty Sargeant, Freddie Croft and Piers Arscott. A very big thank you to Oscar for stepping in at... Read More »
tags: PE, sport, collaboration, fun, achievement, enjoyment, competition
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 14:59
We are so grateful to the PTFA for putting on a magnificent tea party for the whole school. With a magician, balloon artist and delicious cakes, it was a lovely way to celebrate the end of the year. Well done to Noah and Anais for wining the KS1 'best hats' and Edith and Joe for wining the KS2 '... Read More »
tags: celebration, Community, fun, enjoyment
Monday, July 18, 2016 - 22:19
As the school year draws to an end and I am reflecting on everything that we have achieved, I am delighted to divert your attention to a recent article about the merits of Outdoor Learning. This confirms everything we know is true and supports our Outdoor Learning ethos. Outdoor learning can have a... Read More »
tags: outdoor learning, achievement, fun, collaboration
Friday, July 15, 2016 - 17:31
Last week we saw KS2 deliver three wonderful performances of Ali Baba and the Bongo Bandits. Sports day took place on Friday morning and weren't we lucky with the weather! Well done to Scotney who won KS1 and Pattenden who won KS2. Well done to all the children who took part. It was a fabulous... Read More »
tags: sports day, PE, houses, Music drama and art, achievement, collaboration
Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 14:28
As Tawny Owl and I are starting to think about the organisation of our Forest School Activities next year I thought you might like to read this article. We clearly have got it right!   Getting outdoors can pay dividends in academic performance – but it also improves pupils’ concentration and... Read More »
tags: enjoyment, achievement, fun, collaboration, health, forest school
Sunday, June 19, 2016 - 14:41
On the evening Thursday 15th June, our newly formed Arts Council together with Ms Lane and Mrs Donoghue, proudly presented our first Arts Festival. Ms Lane joined the school in January 2014, she herself attended the Royal Guildhall of music and is an accomplished Clarinetist! Between us we have... Read More »
tags: Art, achievement, Music drama and art, performance, Community, enjoyment, collaboration
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 22:16
Today Wednesday 15th June the children in KS2 went on their annual visit to Christ Church, Kilndown. A short service led by Year 6 pupils and Kevin Draper began at 9am following which the children in Y4, Y5 and Y6  walked back to school via the Millennium Walk.  Thank you to all of the parents who... Read More »
tags: collaboration, Community, History, RE, outdoor learning, health
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 21:56
On 11th June 2016, to commemorate the Queen's 90th Birthday the annual village Fete was held on the Glebe Field and what a truly British affair it was! I received this email from Anthony Richards: Dear Lindsay, We were all so pleased to see the school children on parade at the Fete and to hear... Read More »
tags: Community, PTFA, fun, enjoyment, Music, dance
Saturday, March 19, 2016 - 21:39
Last week in the Budget the government announced that all schools in England must become an academy by 2022. Interestingly, the governors and I had already been discussing the idea of acadimistaion and last Wednesday evening, we held a meeting with Annie Wiles COO of Aquila the Diocese of... Read More »
tags: academisation, achievement, Community, collaboration