Chair’s Chat

Beauty & the Beast

Yet again the pupils, staff and parents have given us a wonderful show, with a stunning set, beautiful singing and dancing and, best of all, the whole school involved and engaged.  It would be nice if school inspections and the…

SIAMS – “outstanding”

The inspection report is very pleasing and makes me proud to be associated with the school.  I know from being there that the inspection is very rigorous, with searching questions put to staff, governors and children.  The report reflects very…

Star writers and artists

There are some great pieces of extended writing in the hall on the “Star Writers” display board.  Do go and have a read and be impressed by the quality of the writing.  Next to it is some great artwork.  Well…

learning to read

I have been listening to readers every Wednesday for the last few weeks.  It makes you realise what a complicated language English is and what an amazing job the teachers do in guiding the children through the intricacies of our…

New forest

I had a great time with Reception, Year 1 & Year 2 at their Forest School lesson earlier this term.  The new site feels like a secret location and is really exciting. The children built some fantastic houses for their…

Impressions

I was in school today to show a new governor around and was impressed by the quiet, businesslike atmosphere in every clasroom.  All the children seemed absorbed with their work and enjoying school.  I am also enjoying watching the display…

Jungle Book

Good to see the Village Hall packed for the final performance of “The Jungle Book.”  Once again a fabulous effort, with every child involved.  Well done everyone, and a big thanks to all the staff and parents who worked so…

Forest School and SATs

10 days ago I was with Mrs. Wood, Reception and  Years 1 & 2 at Forest School.  It was great to see the children happily working together so well in teams and enjoying learning in the open air.  Then last…

New Headteacher

I am delighted to welcome our new headteacher, Brenda Christison, to the school. I think she has already got to know all the children, and I know for sure she has met all the governors.  We are all looking forward…

Thank you, Nicola

We say goodbye to our headteacher, Nicola, this week with a massive thank you for the energy, enthusiasm and expertise she has given to the school throughout her time here.  We will all miss her enormously and we wish her…