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12/12/19 - CELEBRATION ASSEMBLY: There will be NO Celebration Assembly on Thursday 12th December due to the Christmas disco. 13/12/19 - BREWSTER HOUSE: Footprints dance club children will be transported by mini bus to perform their dance routine and sing Carols at Brewster House. Parents can meet us there and join in if they wish.…
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Lunch Menus

Autumn Term We've updated our menu for the week with tasty, nutritious meals and options. (Please click on the links below: Winter  Menu Week 1  Week beginning 16th December Winter Menu Week 2  Week beginning 2nd December Winter Menu Week 3  Week beginning 9th December
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Read the latest School Newsletter

Autumn 5  29th Nov 2019

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Autumn 4 15th Nov 2019

Autumn 3 24th Oct 2019

Autumn 2 10th Oct 2019

Autumn 1  27th Sept 2019

Summer 5  12th July 2019

Summer 4 28th June 2019

Summer 3 14th June 2019

Summer 2 17th May 2019

Summer 1 03rd May 2019

Spring 6 05th April 2019

Spring 5 22nd March 2019

Spring 4 8th February 2019

Spring 3 14th February 2019

Spring 2 1st February 2019

Spring 1  21st January 2019

Autumn 4 14th December 2018

Autumn 3 November 2018

Autumn 2 October 2018

Autumn 1 September 2018

School newsletters are published fortnightly and emailed to parents. If you would prefer a paper copy please contact the office.

British Guide Dogs

Our student council representatives gave a presentation today to advise us of the British Guide Dogs latest campaign. We are going to be collecting empty crisp packets. A box has been placed in the school reception, please bring in all you empty bags in and lets get collecting.
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Parents – ‘Meet The Teachers’

You are invited to come into school to meet your child's new class teacher on Thursday 3rd October at the following times: 3.30pm - 3.45pm   (first session) 3.50pm - 4.00pm   (second session) The class teacher will be holding a group session for parents only. Can you please take all your children to the school hall…
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ALDI’S KIT FOR SCHOOLS

We are pleased to be taking part in Aldi's 'Kit For Schools' campaign. If you shop at Aldi can we please ask that you collect the stickers (these are given to you every time you spend £30 or more) and hand them into the school office. If we manage to complete the poster and collect…
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SPORTS DAY 2019

This Friday is our Sports Day, which will commence at 9.30am. Parents are invited to come and watch their children take part in the various events planned for the day. Once the events have finished parents may stay and have a picnic lunch with their children on the school field. Following the picnic presentations will…
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Farm to Food

On Wednesday 5th June, years 4, 5 and 6 went to Writtle University College to attend the Food and Farming day.  Scarecrows, taste-testing, birds of prey and sheep shearing – the twelfth Essex Schools Food and Farming Day has been an unforgettable event for us all.  We met a giant cucumber person and a pepper person. …
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Lights Camera Action

LIGHTS! CAMERA! ACTION! Tuesday 18th June is the day to showcase our school. We have the opportunity to showcase our wonderful school via film. We would like to capture as much as we can in one day, including: Forest School, ICT, sports, Reading Gladiators, maths, phonics, STEM, music, gym trail, breakfast club, afterschool clubs, karate…
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Strictly Come Dancing

On Monday 20th May eight children from KS2 experienced a taster session on Ballroom Dancing at Gt Totham.  The two professional dancers introduced the children to some steps form two different dances: the 'Cha Cha Cha' and the' Foxtrot'.  The children had great fun learning these dances.
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STEM

Key Stage Two had a fantastic time on their STEM day discovering who had taken the school trophy and why. SCIENCE The children had to become forensic scientist to analyse fingerprints left behind on the trophy shelf, they also used different suspects descriptions to discover whose hair sample was discovered. They found out if the…
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Ye Olde Red Tail Falcon Display

On Wednesday March 20th we were excited to welcome Ye Olde Red Tail Falcon display team to our school.  Ray brought 8 birds of prey with him, including owls, falcons, hawks and a vulture, called Archie.  He was so knowledgable about the birds and it was inspiring the way he handled and flew them. Some…
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Come And Join Us for a ‘Booky Breakfast’

Tuesday mornings 8.00 am – 8.40 am in the school hall. Starting this Tuesday 5th March. ONLY £1.00 per child. Relax and enjoy reading your own book or your school book with your friends, and enjoy some toast and a drink. REMEMBER TO BE ON TIME & REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR OWN BOOK      If your child…
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Open The Book

Open the Book We are delighted to welcome the “Open the Book” drama group into our school. The group, who are from St. Michael’s Church, visit us regularly, during assembly times. They re-enact stories from the Bible, bringing them to life with actions, costumes and props. Sometimes the pupils take part. So far, we have…
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New Class Names

Class names for 2018-2019 are based around British Values. The children thought carefully about the different reasons for their choices. This ranged from musical instruments, capital cities, colours and real/mythical animals from England, Scotland, N Ireland and Wales. After a democratic decision the class names for 2018-2019 are: CLASS 1      UNICORNS CLASS 2      LIONS CLASS…
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SIAMS Report

The SIAMs Report is a DFE’s Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools. We are pleased to have received a very positive report following our recent Church Inspection. The main findings were: The inclusive and caring ethos, led by the headteacher and based explicitly on the school’s Christian values impacts on all members of the…
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