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Happiness in Unit Two

Happiness in Unit Two What an amazing final day before half term. The children all participated in a wide range of activities across the school in their teams (Dragon, Pegasus, Griffin and Phoenix). As each team visited Unit Two, they were in for a treat! First, they were split into two groups and half of more »

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Summer Fun

This afternoon was buddy time and we were very lucky that the sun came out in time so that we could spend it outside enjoying the fresh air.   We also had a special, four-legged visitor earlier this week – a frog! We sent him safely on his way down the path and towards the more »

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It’s been a busy week in Reception. Yesterday, we went on safari around the school grounds and found lots of interesting footprints. They had been left by elephants, waterbucks, giraffes, impala, crocodiles and hippos. We also had a really fun Welly Walk looking for all the signs of summer and stopping to practise our catching more »

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Skip to be Fit on Fitness Friday!

Well done to all our pupils, parents, teachers, friends and relatives who came along to Skip To Be Fit this morning on the lower playground.  A beautiful morning and a fantastic start to our day. A special thanks to Mr Beckingham for compering the music on his last Skip To Be Fit session, cracking tunes more »

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All About Africa

The first week of our topic has really taken off this week. Well done to all of the children for being so enthusiastic with their learning this week. We enjoyed an African feast on Wednesday afternoon and learned about some traditional African foods such as mealie pap, rusk biscuits, boerewors sausage and rooibos tea. We’ve more »

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BLP Awards Spring Term

Well done to everyone who was awarded with a certificate by your teacher for demonstrating one of the four learning powers at school this term: resilience, reciprocity, reflectiveness and resourcefulness. And a huge congratulations to those children who have taken home trophies today – what a fantastic achievement to tell your family about! Let’s reflect more »

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Easter Cakes

We have had a really good last week in Reception. The highlight was making special Easter cakes yesterday afternoon – delicious! There was even enough spare mixture for us to have another one at breaktime this morning. Lucky us!   I hope everyone has a really good and well-deserved rest this holiday. And I’m looking more »

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Abbotsbury Children’s Farm

What a wonderful time we all had yesterday at Abbotsbury Children’s farm. The children’s behaviour throughout the day was excellent and they set showed Southill Primary School in a very positive light. I was impressed by everyone’s willingness to have a go and try new things. Some children surprised even themselves with the things they more »

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