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Holidays in term time

Holidays: Term 1  This term, 8 families have taken holidays during term time. Between them, 9 children missed 47 days of school- that is more than a whole half term between them! 9 weeks also equates to approximately 188 lessons. Every time a child comes back having...

Year 3/4 Football Tournament

Year 3/4 Football Tournament On the 10th of October 2019  some Year 3’s and Year 4’s went to a friendly football tournament at Painswick RFC. All the teams were outstanding and our main rivals were Kings Stanley. After kick off in the first match, everything was going...

Football Tournament for Year 5/6

Football  Tournament  Year 5/6 On the 10 October 2019 the Year 5/6 decided to head off to a football  tournament at Painswick RFC. We got there quite early so we decided to have a kick about. When all the teams arrived they told everyone about the rules:- you were not...

Year 3/4 Rencomb Opera Trip

Y3/4 Rencome Opera Trip Y3/4 went to an opera trip: it was about a dog who went to space but never came back. Year 3/4 enjoyed it a lot .They found it very entertaining and I think they would like to go again. Laika, the first dog in space, sadly died. They say her...

Viney Poem

Viney Hill There’s thunderstorms But we’re OK, In our tents Till we see the sun’s ray,   We went canoeing In the lake, Three boats capsized, For goodness sake!   We went abseiling What a fright! Some people’s terror, Some’s delight!   Whizzing on bikes-...

Cheltenham Literature Festival

Cheltenham Literature Festival On Monday 7th October part of KS2 went to a book festival in Cheltenham. We went to see two authors, Joe Todd –Stanton, author and illustrator of ‘Arthur and the Golden Rope’, ‘Marcy and the Riddle of the Sphinx’, ‘The Secret of Black...

Bikeability

Bikeability Over the course of the last two weeks, the Year five children have gone and done Bikeability.  Bikeability is a way to get children to build their biking confidence on the road. Firstly the children do a small biking session on the playground and soon...

Harvest Experience

Harvest Experience During Wednesday and Thursday Years 5/6 visited the church to celebrate Harvest. We were split up into groups and then went round to different areas of the church. Each area we got to listen to different things about: gardens, oceans, pottery and we...

Minchinhampton Country Fayre

Minchinhampton Country Fayre The Minchinhampton Country Fayre took place on Saturday 14th September 2019. The Fayre commemorated the 750th anniversary of Minchinhampton. It was a wonderful day, with perfect sunny weather and lots of amazing things to do for all ages....

Viney Hill Blog Post 3

Dear Parents/Carers, Today the teachers return home with what remains of your children, after they have been:- half drowned in Mallard’s Pike;  strung out on a rope over a cliff; dragged down bat filled caves; eaten on their bikes by hungry mud swamps;  been thundered...

Viney Hill day 2

VINEY HILL::::::::::: PUPIL::::::::: NEWS :::::::::: BULLETIN ::::::::::DAY 2 Dear Parents/Carers, Be alarmed for yesterday caving was cancelled and a far more dangerous replacement was found: your poor, helpless, defenceless, darlings were thrown off a thirty five...

Pupil Poets

Wasteland The sun beats on this piece of ferocious wasteland. melting, abandoned plastic bags, discarded by Donald Trump, casting shadows over disposable pret cutlery- mocking the brand, newly wrapped meat rotting into the ground, the scaring smell of toxic fumes burn...

Christmas Cards

We're going to be working with 'Christmas Cards for Schools' again to give all the children the opportunity to create their own Christmas cards, that are then printed and can be purchased in packs to send out as your cards this Christmas. Blank templates will either...

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