The Scholastic book fair in
school this month raised a total of £446.03, from which we gained
40% commission, enabling us to receive £40 per class of free books.
Thank you to all who helped us achieve this!
Lawrences Auctioneers held an
Antiques Valuation Day to raise funds for the school. Thank
you to those who gave their time and expertise to this event.
Our Year 6 pupils travelled to
the Eden project for their 3 day residential. Visit the
class page for photos.
held off for our Sports Day on Thursday 30th June, and we even saw a
rare glimmer of sun! Well done to all who took part and thank
you to all the parents, family & friends who came to support the
pupils enjoyed a day of Olympic Events at Beaminster School on
Tuesday 28th June.
parents learnt more about internet safety during our E-safety day on
Monday 27th June - a subject which becomes increasingly more
important with the advances in internet communication including
Please take some time to read
information given at these sessions & remember the most
important thing for parents and carers is to have lots of
conversations with their children and young people about what they
are using, how these website/apps work, why they enjoy them, who
else is using them etc. In this way they may be able to
identify any risky content, inappropriate contact or conduct at an
Our Year 6
leavers put on a very entertaining performance for staff, pupils and
parents on Friday 24th June.
talented bunch! They will be missed. Photos on the
23rd June, our Year 2 and Year 5 pupils visited Streetwise in
Bournemouth to learn more about safety issues in the home and the
12 of our
pupils, accompanied by Mrs Killick, took part in the ACM Gospel
Choir event at Weymouth Pavilion on Monday 13th June. The
children participated enthusiastically and the singing was
The Year 6
pupils travelled to Beaminster School on Thursday 9th June to take
part in the Explorer Dome activities
well-loved 'Egg Drop' event took place towards the end of term -
some admirable efforts!
to all who took part!
children all came to school in full sporting gear to raise money for
Sports Relief - a total in excess of £75 raised!
Our Year 5
& 6 pupils did us proud again in this year's Cluster Choral Festival
- a rousing performance!
of William Barnes class spent the day at Freshwater Beach Holiday
Park. The morning was spent participating in the Dance
Festival and in the afternoon the children made use of the fabulous
celebrated World Book Day in true literary style by spending time
with our fellow pupils,
We made the
most of our extra Leap Year day this year, with the Young
Shakespeare Company visiting us in the morning and a cake sale to
round off the busy day!
Young Shakespeare Company visited us on Monday 29th
February and, through active storytelling, helped our Key Stage 2
pupils to explore Shakespeare’s play ‘The Tempest’. As always, the
children were given the opportunity to explore and define the world
of the play through imaginative and creative involvement. They
enjoyed speaking Shakespeare’s words and exploring different ways of
saying them and became involved in the world of the play by putting
themselves in the shoes of the characters and imagining how they
ended with a Leap Year Day Cake Sale raising money for Unicef and
Education Van visited us on Wednesday 3rd February. Their aim
is to equip young people with the knowledge, skills and
self-confidence to form positive healthy attitudes and make healthy
2nd February, our netball team participated
A group of
our pupils travelled to the Genting Arena in Birmingham to take part
in the annual Young Voices event. What an inspiring occasion!
The pupils united with 6,500 primary school pupils and sang to an
audience of 6000!
What a very
busy December we have had! This month’s events have included the
decorating of the Christmas tree, our Christmas fair, two stunning
performances of this year’s Christmas show ‘Silent Night’, the choir
performing to the residents of Broadwindsor House, a whole school
trip to see ‘Sleeping Beauty’ at the Octagon Theatre, a Christmas
lunch, class parties and our Christmas service at the Church!