Chair’s Chat

parents’ questionnaires

I’ve just been reading through and summarising the questionnaires that were sent to all parents throughout the last school year.  It is really heartening to read so many positive comments about the school and the staff.  There is an overwhelming…

New school year

It was great to see all the eager new arrivals outside school on Wednesday and Thursday.  I’m sure our new pupils and new teachers will enjoy their time at the school and I look forward to visiting later in the…

Summer Production

I’ve just seen the latest amazing summer production of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.  Once again  the children produced a first class show with clear, confident acting and singing, and some great choreography.  Astonishing also were the set changes and the fantastic…

Road safety

It was good to see the children on their bikes in the village getting safe cycling lessons. I’ve also been monitoring the car parking situation outside school,hoping to dissuade those few parents who park on the zigzags or double yellow…

Music

I really enjoyed the music evening on Thursday in the Village Hall. We had terrific performances on piano, keyboard, guitar, violin and recorders, as well as some lovely singing, both accompanied and unaccompanied. It was a real whole school event…

What a lot of news!

Every time I read the newsletter I’m amazed by the wealth of experiences offered to the children.  This week there has been World Book Day, a visit from the Fire Brigade and lessons in First Aid.  All this is in…

End of Term

The Nativity Play was as delightful as ever with confident clear pupils giving their all. It’s great too to see the school’s outstanding achievements recognised in the league tables – fourth best primary school in the country.  Well done again…

Welcome to new governors

We welcome three new members of the Governing Body this term, who replace governors who had reached the end of their term of office.  I hope they find it an enjoyable, rewarding and not too arduous experience.  I look forward…

Mr. Capewell

We will all be very sorry to see Mr.Capewell leave at Christmas but must congratulate him on his new post and wish him well for the future.  His contributions to the education of the children and to the life of…

New year

This is the time of year when governors get to review how the school has done over the last school year.  All the keystage results and the Early Years assessments were excellent.  The report from our School Improvement Partner, who…