Archive | February, 2017

Stars Assembly 24th February

Congratulations to all our award winners: This week, we are celebrating children who have demonstrated resourcefulness in their learning and children who have been a good citizen to their friends, their class or the school. Here’s Ninja Nutmeg. She likes to encourage children to think about the different ways they can help themselves and their learning. Trophies and more »

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The Long and Short Of It!

Maths this week has been really good fun in Year 1. We’ve been learning how to compare the lengths and heights of different objects and, today, we learned how to measure them using a ruler. We quickly got the hang of carefully measuring small items which are shorter than a 30cm ruler such as our more »

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Netball Knockout Competition

  On Tuesday 21st February, Southill Primary School hosted a preliminary qualifying match against Conifers Primary School. After team tactics were delivered and bibs were put on, the game got under way! The children played incredibly well as a team and demonstrated an excellent understanding of the game. Although it was tight in the first two quarters, the match picked up more »

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Cracking Inventions Gromit!

In Year 5 we are currently learning about the Victorian era. During this period of history, many fantastic inventions were created and developed, such as: the steam train, sewing machine, stamps and of course Jelly babies! Our new book ‘Billionaire Boy’ also features a rather unusual invention known as ‘Bumfresh’ which is toilet paper that more »

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We’re always keen to look at how we communicate with parents. We’re currently trialing a phone app that contains important school information for you to see easily on your phone. Would you like to take part? Here’s a document showing you how to download the app and log on.  

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Tag Rugby Tournament

On Wednesday 8th February, 9 students of Southill Primary School braved the cold weather to participate in a tag rugby tournament at Weymouth and Portland Rugby Club. As we arrived, we soon noticed that we were the smallest school taking part, facing big schools such as: Dorchester Middle School, Wyke Regis, Radipole, Holy Trinity and Conifers Primary School. In more »

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Bubble, Bubble, Toil and Trouble!

Year 1 were visited by a very special person this morning: Mrs Magic from the story of The Magic Porridge Pot popped in with a large supply of magic ingredients and invited the children to each have a go at making their own concoction. We experimented with unicorn hairs, griffin feathers, phoenix eggs, mermaid scales, more »

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