Tuesday, 30 June 2015


Congratulations to our Year 5 and 6 football teams who participated in a district tournament last Friday.

Both teams got through to the semi finals, where they weer unfortunately beaten.

However, both teams played very well and showed great team spirit.

In fact, the Year 6 team were awarded the Respect Award - a fantastic achievement.

Thank you to Miss Smith for organising the event, to Miss Furze and all the parents who supported the teams.

Monday, 29 June 2015

Feeling hot, hot, hot!!!!

The heatwave is on its way. Please ensure your child has sun cream applied before school, brings a sun hat and plenty of water to drink.  Rest assured, your child's safety is our number one priority and we will keep them safe in the heat/sun.

Thursday, 25 June 2015


My sincere apologies, but we are having real issues with uploading photos.

I have a meeting with our new ICT man on Monday, at which I hope he can solve the mystery!

Thank you for your understanding.

Saturday, 20 June 2015

Summer Fair

What a 'FAB' night we had yesterday!  The school looked fabulous and the Fair itself, not only was it packed throughout, but full of interesting stalls and great entertainment!

Thank you so much to Jo Rowland and her team for all their hard work, it really is appreciated.

Thank you to everyone who supported our school and know that you have contributed to some FABulous resources for your children!

Friday, 19 June 2015

Congratulations to this week's Stars!!

Photo issues again, I'm afraid - I shall sort on Monday.

Art Exhibition

The exhibition is up in the gym and looks fantastic!! 

Summer Fair

There is a real buzz around the school as we prepare for tonight's Fair and Open Evening.  

We are very much looking forward to it and seeing you all there.  the Year 6s are mostly looking forward to being soaked or soaking (especially the teachers!!)

Wednesday, 17 June 2015

We came 2nd!!

Congratulations to our swimmers who have just arrived back from their swimming gala at Boxgrove.

Not only did the swim extremely well, their behaviour was "exemplary" and was commented on by teachers from other schools.

Poor Mrs Strange now has a sore throat from cheering so loudly!  Thank you to her, Mrs Smith, Mrs Fewell and Mrs PB for taking them and to Miss Smith for organising.

Great job!! 

Monday, 15 June 2015


Charlotte enjoyed the England v New Zealand match yesterday. Although they didn't win, Charlotte got a fantastic present - a mini cricket bat signed by the England team!!

Sunday, 14 June 2015


Thank you all for the fabulous donations - we have 13 spectacular hampers ready for our Fair next week!

A huge thank you to all the ladies who helped put these together.

 Tickets to win a hamper will be on sale at the fair next Friday.

Friday, 12 June 2015

Congratulations to our Stars!!

Congratulations to Holly!

Holly competed in another ice skating competition this week and came third in the artistic section and first in the spin, spiral, jump section! A fantastic achievement!!

Thursday, 11 June 2015

Winston Music Day

A group of year 5 and 6 musicians are on their way to a music festival at Winston Churchill school. We look forward to hearing them perform later today.

Tuesday, 9 June 2015

African fun!

Our Year 4s have enjoyed their African day, learning about the culture and music, trying out new instruments!

Friday, 5 June 2015


They are back on English soil and driving.

Arrival time still 9.15/9.30pm.

Travel update

They are just going through the border checks and are due to leave on the 7.05pm (our time) train.

Currently estimated arrival time at school is 9.15pm, but I will be in touch again once they are in England and on the move.

Stars of the Week

Congratulations to all our 'stars'!!

Emu's Star to follow!

Final Day!!

All is well en France and beautiful weather continues this morning.

They are on their way to Pegasus Bridge, before heading up to the tunnel.

Thursday, 4 June 2015

Today's French Fun!

Pointe de hoc was amazing. Beautiful view. The children met so many current serving American officers, who gave the school and children gifts from their regiments.

We then visited the cathedral of bayeux, where children paid their respects. Followed by a shopping trip- lots of ice creams in the sun!

The last part of the day was the commonwealth cemetery. Very moving- children were exceptionally respectful, and moved.

We're on our way back to the beach.

Thursday in France

They have woken to beautiful weather and have ensured they are covered in suncream before their visits today.

When speaking to Miss Furze, the children were exploring Pointe du Hoc.

They will be visiting the cathedral this afternoon before a trip to the Hypermarket later.

Another good night's sleep - all the fresh sea air and walking has tired them out!

A couple of pics from yesterday ....

Wednesday, 3 June 2015

Good evening from France!

Beautiful weather today!

The 360 cinema was brilliant today and the children were really moved by the footage (put events into context for them).

Arramanche was beautiful, children had an opportunity to shop. They stopped and spoke to lots of people who visit he celebrations every year.

Maisie Batterie was amazing- the owner's son Dan took us for 3 hour tour. Amazing experience. All the children got involved. 

The beach play was brilliant- all children so happy to be here.

After dinner we went for a walk around grand-camp Maisey. With a beautiful sunset.

More photos in the morning.

Exciting times!

The morning phonecall from France has just been taken!

The children were all in bed by 10pm and then had to be woken again at 7.30am!

They are on the road to Arramanches and have the Maisie Batterie visit this afternoon.

This afternoon/evening they are hoping to get onto the beach for the first time.

Au revoir for now!


USome photos from yesterday.

Unfortunately the phone/wifi signal in France is poor/sporadic but I will pop anything onto the blog as I get it.

Birthday girl!!! I don't think she ate it all herself!

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

News from across the Channel!

They have had a lovely day despite it being overcast.
 The children have had a great time and are all now asleep!

More news in the morning!!


The latest from France:

All the children went to bed early and had to be woken by Mr D this morning at 7.30am!!

They have been to the French Fish market and are on their way to the German Cemetery.

Monday, 1 June 2015

Dinner time!

The year 6s have arrived at the centre and are currently tucking into their evening meal!
The Year 6s have arrived safely in France!

And they're off!!

At 7.30am we waved our Year 6s off on their travels to France.  I know they will have a fantastic time and the weather promises to be kind!

I will keep you posted each day on their adventures!