Woodpecker class had a lovely afternoon with our visitors, Des and Alan, from the British Horse Society. They talked to us about how to pass horses safely and why this […]
We are delighted that our school has been given the opportunity to take part in a new, national programme to help make mental health support for children and […]
Schools have been sent this about fire safety around Hallowe'en costumes, so we are passing it on to parents. (Click on Read More to activate the link)
Children and staff have arrived at the site, currently they are settling in at Kingswood and getting ready for their first activity of the day.
Please click to see a letter about how we are encouraging healthy playtime snacks.
These fantastic mosaics are a lasting reminder for us all about our Five Ways to Well-being project. What a beautiful pieces of art!
These photos show the making of the […]
Wednesday's trip will be going ahead, please send children with wellingtons and waterproof clothing (spare socks)
We will be leaving at approximately 9.20 returning for 3 pm.
Packed lunch required, […]
In our assembly on Tuesday 14th May, we were joined by dementia residents, who attend a group in Cinderford called Cross Roads Care. The ladies sung […]
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Information for parents - 2019 national curriculum tests
The violin and ukulele lessons started last week and we are very impressed with how they are going. Look at the concentration of reception of year one children! You will […]
Children had a wonderful day and came back to school excited to share their news! Well done to them all for their enthusiasm and great behaviour. Look out for photos […]
I am delighted that following a GHLL visit on our well-being and mental health awareness work, other schools will now be sign-posted to us as an example of excellent practice. […]
Many thanks to Mr and Mrs Morgan for bringing in lambs for the children to see up close. This was a great experience for the children and the timing was […]
Please click here for information about Mini Rocket sessions over the Easter holidays.
We have launched our Positive Playtimes project and Well-being Leaders! A huge well done to Amelia, Holly, Martha and Izzy for being so friendly and organised.
The Positive Playtimes project […]
Well done to all children who played their musical instruments so well for us in our special Music Assembly. We were delighted to hear the baritone horn, recorders, piano, violins […]
Advert for Midday Supervisor post: 5 hours a week
We would love applications for our permanent post for a midday supervisor. This role is to promote physical activity, play and […]
Thank you for supporting Red Nose Day 2019. This is one example for GIVE; giving our time and energy to each other are just as important.
We all know that […]
Our focus on the Five Ways to Well-being is still strong! Well-being leaders will soon be trained and out and about on the yard helping other children.
Being active is […]
We celebrated World Maths Day today by exploring maths in art. More photos will be added-here is a taster of the day!
Little Dormice had a wonderful time investigating pattern […]
A message from our visitors to assembly today:
Myself and Harry would like to let you know how much we enjoyed coming out to speak to you today! […]
Thank you all for your support and getting involved with costumes. Everyone had a great day! A special thanks to Mrs Pflug for being our 'official photographer'!
We think creatively about how to enrich our provision and now have many traditions as well as new events, to keep things fun and exciting for the children.
This is […]
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…
We completely understand that not everyone will agree with the decision to shut or remain open but a lot of factors are taken into consideration […]
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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:
If you allow your child access to social media, please ensure you know how to keep them safe with privacy settings. (Click on READ MORE to activate the links)
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 […]
Click on the link below to find lots of information about tax free childcare. Click Read More to activate the link.
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 […]