For information, whole class musical instrument lessons for Reception, Year 1, Year 3 and Year 4 will start on Thurs 25th April for a 10 week block. Reception and Year […]
As Y1 and Y2 children have been learning through Zog and other Julia Donaldson stories, we thought this might be good to share with parents of our youngest children:
Children loved the trip to Beechenhurst, where they took part in the Zog trail based on Julia Donaldson's fabulous book. Y1 and Y2 have been learning about her wonderful stories […]
Due to growing popularity and our good Ofsted reports we now have more children on roll than we have ever had with appeals for places being granted regularly. We now […]
Please return your parents' evening letter asap if we haven't had it yet. It is a great opportunity to talk to your child's teacher about progress and attainment and if […]
Y1, 2, 3 and 4 children are in for a treat on Thurs 7th Feb! Konflux Theatre will be visiting, working with Fallow Deer and then Woodpecker class in active […]
In the event of snow…
For some parents, a school being shut is a nightmare due to work commitments; for others when we have dug out the footpath and opened […]
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We are all very proud of your confidence; your acting, singing and dancing! Well done everyone and we are so glad you enjoyed your performances! Click 'Read more' to see […]
KS2 Science day!
Many thanks to Mrs Hall from John Kyrle High School for working with our Key Stage 2 children and organising a range of activities. The children had […]
Well done to our KS2 team for competing and coming 2nd place out of 10 local primary schools. They were a pleasure to take, worked together well and staff were […]
Thank you so much to everyone for organising the lovely Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday. It was great to see so many families and a pleasure to be able to […]
We really enjoyed seeing all the wonderful book character characters and sharing our love of reading. Here are some photos:
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This week, all classes have been refreshing their internet safety knowledge. On Thursday, Mark from Konflux Theatre came to do workshops with Y1 to Y4 children. Children learned more about cyber bullying; […]
This week we have said goodbye and thank you to Kay, who has been cooking lunches with Moira during Linzi's leave. We welcome Linzi back and promise to help her […]
Fallow Deer class have been writing wonderful postcards and travel reports based on 'Meerkat' Mail by Emily Gravett. Well done everyone!
Well done to Oscar, Josie, Keira and Scott for taking part in the inter-schools race. With about 50 boys and 50 girls taking part you did very well, finishing in […]
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Well done to everyone in Dance Club for their achievements. Sue presented rosettes and medals in a special assembly on Wednesday and we are all very proud of you!
Mo from STEM Works arrived with boxes and boxes of KNex today, ready for a KNex Challenge with our Y5 and Y6 children. Our growth mindset work on being happy […]
Little Dormice, Dormice and Fallow Deer children (pre-school to Y2) have had a special visitor today, leading Tatty Bumpkin yoga and story telling sessions. The children have used their great […]
Thank you to our wonderful lunch time staff for their care and for helping the children have a lovely dinner. Mmm- Kay did lovely turkey and stuffing baguettes for the […]
Thank you for sending in party food-the children had a lovely time! Everyone is looking forward to the Winter Wonderland walk tomorrow 9-10am.
The path leading to school is clear, could parents please drop children off at the top, staff will be available to assist.
Many thanks to Mr Norman from the Football Association for coming in to do skills sessions with the children. We look forward to seeing him again in the summer term.
Thanks again for everyone's help and support of the Christmas Fayre. It was a lovely community event and we all really enjoyed seeing so many families. The P.T.F.A. raised £560 […]
Home-school communication is really important, so please tell us if we are not being clear enough about something. Equally, please contact us straight away if you have any queries so […]
Great news! For every book that was bought at the book fayre during Parents' Evenings, school receives free books. We always choose wisely and thought you may like to see […]
We are very grateful to Mr Hale, our visitor from the fire service, who came into assembly last Friday to remind us all about how to stay safe at Bonfire Night […]
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Christmas performance timetable
KS2's topic called 'Extreme Survival' has involved brilliant team work as the children worked together to build shelters in our local wood. Good co-operation, communication and problem solving was needed […]
My Maths is a great resource to practice maths whilst having fun playing games. EVERYONE can achieve at maths-it just needs practice, practice, practice.
Your child can practice at home […]
Thank again for sending in and buying produce! The children sang brilliantly and we really enjoyed inviting you in to share our festival of thanksgiving. I am very proud of […]
Parents are welcome to come and see the full set of PGL photos at the end of the open morning on Thurs 5th Oct (11:30-12:15). Sorry , we cannot give […]
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BFG's Dream Jars
Year three and four children have been thinking about our aspirations week and about what they would like to do in the future. The BFG has caught […]
Our avid readers have been busy enjoying a range of books this summer and lots of children took part in the library summer reading challenge. Children read six books or […]
We held a special assembly on Friday 30th June to celebrate with our fabulous dancers, as they have been working towards awards. Well done all the children for their determination […]
Click on READ MORE, then click on the link to find out what parents, staff and children think about our school.Feedback from parents, staff and children April 2017
On Friday 23rd June, we all gathered on the yard to see the grand 'unveiling' of our beautiful mosaic! The mosaic has been put on the hut wall so that […]
Aspirations Week was wonderful because so many people visited to tell the children about their work and hobbies. They explained how important education has been to them and […]
On Saturday 10th June, visitors were welcomed to school to see the photographic exhibition, which records school events from the early 1900s. The exhibition was put up on Thursday, so […]
Please see 2017-18 dates and note new end of Term 2 and beginning of Term 3 dates, to be in line with a local secondary school. An inset date has […]
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What a fantastic opportunity-road safety sessions at Brownies! Well done everyone. Keep safe near those roads!
Y3 and Y4 were invited to a session all about Veterinary Science as part of science week, so went along to see lots of animals and learn about how they […]
Click the link below to find out how to apply for extra funding. For each child registered, school receives extra funding even if your child doesn't order school meals. This […]
Wow! Thank you to parents, children and staff for their great efforts with costumes to celebrate amazing book characters and share our love of reading. Well done all and we […]
Here are some photographs to show the range of activities the children took part in. They learned about safety in parks, on buses, near electricity sub-stations and building sites. They […]
All classes did lovely creative maths activities during maths week, including a treasure hunt; Mondrian and Paul Clee art work; playdough fractions; using maths in PE and many more. Here […]
During our Internet Safety Day, year three and four children worked with Konflux Theatre to learn and perform a play all about internet safety. They were proud to perform this […]
Well done to all the dancers for their participation in the club and achievement of medals! Thank you to Mrs Hurrell for running the club. Click' Read More' to see […]
Well done everyone for spreading Christmas cheer! More photos will be added over the next few days.
What a lovely evening! Thank you so much for supporting this wonderful event as everyone feels very 'Christmassy' now! It was great to see so many of you-including teenagers coming […]
Thank you to Miss Haskett and Mrs Fawkes and all adults who went on the trip to the Dean Heritage Centre. What a lovely Christmassy experience for all!
Class Dojos and reading
A few parents have raised concern, in support of school, over some negative comments on Facebook about Class Dojos and reading. I would like to clarify […]
Thank you all for supporting these discos and a special thanks to all PTFA and helpers! We will let you know how much money has been raised, but for now […]
Many thanks to Andy, who gave an inspirational talk about his recovery from losing his right leg in a motorbike accident when he was 16; to training for triathlon races; […]
School Council representatives asked their classes for suggestions for the Term 1 treat. This afternoon, different activities were arranged for the children to choose from. These included art, colouring sheetsand stories; […]
Monday 31st October A meal choice will be Meaty pizza, Tuesday 1st November A choice meal will be sausages and Mash.
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Developmental Milestones for 4-5 year olds
Well done to all children for their listening skills and outstanding behaviour!
Click on Read more to see some photos of the walk, which was science based and helped the children to identify different types of trees and minibeasts. It is was […]
Science and healthy lifestyles
We have a focus in Science on healthy lifestyles and healthy eating at the moment. Caterlink, who provide our school dinners, are supporting this by doing […]
Thank you so much for sending in produce and for your donations. The villages' Over 60 committee are very grateful to receive £130 towards the Christmas dinner!
It was a […]
Have a look at these next time you go for a walk. They were used for today's science-based walk. Click on Read more to activate the link.
Science walk in […]
Nicky and Shaun from BBC Radio Gloucestershire visited today to record children chatting about our lovely school, ready for their School Shout slot next week. Listen in Monday to Friday at […]
Hales in Mitcheldean are running a competition in aid of Macmillan-please see link to their poster:
Art competition for Macmillan coffee morning
We were so proud to take our KS2 children to watch the race pass through. We had great views near Beechenhurst of the cyclist coming down the hill in the […]
We are starting a new set of topics from September, such as School Days, Meet the Flintstones and Extreme Survival in Years 1, 2 and 3; World Kitchen, Disaster and […]
Miss Waugh told us in assembly that practice makes perfect and she explained that she has been doing dog agility for about six years. After two years, with lots of practice […]
Fabulous effort, determination and self-belief shown. Wonderful! Thank you to Mrs Martin and Mrs Andrews-Weaver for doing the hot dogs at lunchtime and we decided that all money raised is […]
Gosh the children are doing so well! Wonderful fancy dress and such enthusiasm for the relay. Many, many thanks for your support and congratulations as over £300 has been raised!
Alan from Circus Skills was brilliant at reinforcing our messages this week about effort, practice and determination. He explained that he has been learning how to juggle with 5 balls […]
Progressive Sports have organised a fabulous day and children are having a brilliant time trying fencing, archery, tag rugby, athletics and Samba dancing!
Can you do something new? YES YOU […]