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Volunteers Needed

Dear Parents/ Carers As I am sure you are aware we currently have a traffic committee made up of parents, teachers and Year 6 pupils patrolling the school zig zag areas. They have successfully managed to reduce the amount of vehicles parking on the yellow zig-zags...

Poetry Review

Everything is bright The reflective leaves highlight the path, The dew is like the stars, The plants are emeralds, The rocky waterfall smashes down into calm waters, Fish swim through like shooting stars, The moon is a diamond, And everything is bright. By...

Reading Volunteers

Reading volunteers: 18 09 19 We are looking for a few volunteers to read with individual children across the school on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday afternoon. If you are able to help, on a regular basis, would you please notify the office in the first instance and...

Vision Quote 1

We liked this quote from a teacher/ writer. We thought it summed up so much of what we would aspire to and so much of what our parents alluded to in their feedback last summer. ‘We want our pupils to grow into ‘Philosopher Kids’, who are curious to know and to...

NEWSFLASH BOX WOODS

NEWS FLASH Year 3/4 Trip to Box Woods On Tuesday 10th September, the whole of Year 3/4 went to Box Woods. When we got there, the teachers introduced our new English topic, ‘Where The Wild Things Are’, to us all. They thought this would be a motivating experience....

Outdoor Learning volunteer sign up

Dear Parents and Carers The electronic sign up sheet for Year 1 and Reception outdoor learning is now live. Please sign up to help if you can. Please click on the following web link (or copy it into your web browser if clicking doesn't work) to go to the signup sheet:...

Community work on Wild Area

September 28, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Dear Parents/ Carers Re: Wheelbarrow and Spade Morning You are cordially invited to Minchinhampton Academy on the morning of the 28th September to shift dirt. Please bring your own spade and wheelbarrow (if you have one) and...

Parents’ information – meet new class teacher

September 10, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Parent Information Evening: 10th September FYI Timing: 3.30 KS1 (yr 1 and 2) 3.45 KS2 (not for Reception parents at this stage of term) The meeting should last no longer than 15 to 20 minutes. Purpose: To give you a chance to...

Newsletter 1

Dear Parents/ carers I hope the summer was kind to you. We hope your children weren’t too disappointed at coming back to school. For myself there is rarely, if ever, that sinking ‘Sunday evening’ feeling as a term or a week in school approaches- for this I feel...

Minchinhampton Country Fayre

Dear Parents /Carers As you will hopefully already know, the Minchinhampton Country Fayre is on the 14th September. Traditionally the children are invited to take part in a procession to mark the beginning of the Fayre. The theme for this year’s procession is...

Vision

Dear Parents/ carers Re: School Vision In the latter half of last year, many parents gave us some really helpful insight into their hopes and aspirations for their children. As I promised we have used this feedback (along with feedback from other stakeholders...

Musical Soiree

On the evening of Wednesday 19th June 2019, our school Musical Soiree took place. Most of the children who play a musical instrument, in or out of school, took to the stage to perform a solo or group performance. The school choir sang three songs: ‘Sing’ by Gary...

The Book Launch

The book launch was really exciting. It was a huge success and nearly every one bought a copy of our new book, ‘A Portal Through Place’, a sequel to the ‘Portal Through Time,’ which we published two years ago. John Dougherty was there signing books. Amy said, “At the...

Sports Day

  On Tuesday 18th June 2019, our annual sports day took place. As always, in the morning we had the whole of KS1 competing in their groups led by Year 5’s, followed by the individual events for KS2. Unfortunately, the afternoon activities for KS2 were cancelled...

Maths Week

In the week after half term, Maths Week took place for the whole school. Everybody was getting involved in maths with activities like cooking, enterprise challenges and making junk models. On Wednesday evening, author and mathematician Kjartan Poskitt came into school...

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