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Snow Closures

Jan 12, 2017 by

Friday 13th Jan 08.00   Good morning St Mary’s families. We have assessed the school site and in order to ensure safety have put the following measures in place; School will open at 10.00 in order that you can take the time to travel safely to school and the grit we have laid down can have time to take effect. If you need to...

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Willow class explore the Ancient Egyptians
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December 2016 This term Willow class were given a homework task to create something from Ancient Egyptian times. Willow class exceeded all our expectations by bringing in a glittering array of Egyptian treasure. There were masks, canopic jars, mummies and even an archeological dig! Please have a look at the photos below to see all their amazing work. Well done Willow class for producing...

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Celebrating Christmas at St Mary’s
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Friday 21st December, 2017.   This morning St Mary’s families gathered in St Mary’s church to celebrate Christmas. The service opened with Seren using her musical talent to play ‘Good King Wenceslas’ on her violin while Reverend Julie lit the candles on the advent crown. Pupils of all ages read us bible verses to illustrate the Christmas story, while children from Maple and Cherry class formed...

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Learners of the week!
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Learners of the week!

Dec 21, 2016 by

Congratulations to all our learners for shining so brightly!     Learners of the term: LILAC – Ula & Jack WILLOW – Elouise CHERRY – William MAPLE – Megan Learner of the week 25/11/16: LILAC – Becks, “I have used the persuasive techniques I learnt in class to write a very interesting and persuasive speech about poaching.” WILLOW – Eleanor: For outstanding learning in all subjects and...

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Want to join our team?
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Want to join our team?

Dec 21, 2016 by

    We are looking for new people to join our dedicated, creative, friendly and dynamic team. We are currently searching for; A School Secretary – 30 hrs / week A Part Time Teaching Assistant (18.5hrs/week) Temporary 3 month appointment. Scroll down to the bottom for more details. School Secretary – 30hrs / week Click here to see a Job Description Please click here for...

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Straw and Order Nativity – December 2016
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On Friday 16th December St Mary’s staged a fantastic Christmas production. This year the nativity play was called ‘Straw and Order’ and centered around a court room drama where the cows and donkies were fighting over who owned the stable. Fed up by their petty squabbles and confused by the nature of the case, Judge Grumps was far from happy. Seeing this, the narrator offered...

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PTFA Christmas Fair & Christmas Champions
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  Saturday 3rd December   Today we held our annual PTFA (Parents, Teachers and Friends Association) Christmas Fair. As always the fair was packed with Christmas fun: Santa’s Grotto, a chocolate tom bola, crafts stalls, singing, delicious cakes, and so much more! One of the many exciting things about this year’s fair was that each class had a fundraising stall at the fair. The...

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Advent Prayer Stations at St Mary’s
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Tuesday 29th November, 2016. Today Rev Julie and Katrina hosted a celebration of the beginning of Advent at St Mary’s church with a beautiful day of Prayer Stations. The children from St Mary’s school always enjoy visiting church for Collective Worship, but today was extra special as there was an opportunity to pause, ponder and focus on the story of Christmas.   There were...

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Football Crazy!
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Football Crazy!

Nov 23, 2016 by

On 9th November, 9 of our Y5 & 6 girls took part in a girls only football tournament. This is what they wrote about it: ‘We went on a minibus to Beacon Academy for a football tournament. There were 7 teams altogether and 5 matches played. Even though we came joint 5th, we had a really good, fun time. The defender, midfielders, strikers and goalkeepers were brilliant at...

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Gardening Club
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Gardening Club

Nov 15, 2016 by

Thursday 5th January 2017   Gardening Club meets on Tuesday after school and is run by Mrs Palmer. Last term the children have been focusing on nature arts and crafts, including the work of Andy Goldsworthy.       5th November 2016 This week the children were exploring paper engineering to make stars. The challenge was to accurately cut 8 separate pieces of paper...

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