Archive | March, 2018


Happy Easter, everyone

How time flies when you’re having fun! We have had another busy week in Year 1 painting our clay animals and learning all about shapes in maths. Here are a few pictures of the children being creative – in both art and maths lessons! Well done, Year 1. It’s been a great term and I more »

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Orienteering Final

The final was held at the Nothe between five local schools. The children showed team spirit as well as skills of working together and resilience. The conditions were slightly wet underfoot, but the weather was perfect, the sun was shining. As a team, Southill came fourth, so well done to all of the children. Individually, more »

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Let’s Whack Out The Watercolours!

Over the past few lessons, we have been learning about the famous British artist, David Hockney. We have analysed and discussed his artwork at length, then tried to replicate his style by painting a picture based on a location in Dorset we treasure dearly. From Durdle Door to Portland Bill, Weymouth Beach to the local more »

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The Results Are In…

The Results Are In… The money has been counted and verified and I can now reveal that Southill Primary School raised a staggering…   £1515.15!   To make things even better…the money is still coming in! I am totally overwhelmed with the participation of the children and the hard work that parents and guardians have clearly more »

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Building Learning Power End of Term Awards

Congratulations to all of our pupils who were awarded special certificates and trophies in today’s end of term assembly. Class teachers chose pupils who have stood out this term for showing one of the four learning powers: resilience, reciprocity, resourcefulness and reflectiveness. Well done, everyone. You teachers had some brilliant things to say about your more »

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We’re Going on a Bear Hunt

We’re going to catch a big one. What a beautiful day! We’re not scared … Good job we made our own binoculars so we could spot the bears from far away. We also spotted some frog spawn in the pond … maybe we’ll go on a frog hunt next time.

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