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Key Worker Guidance 20/3/20

Dear Parents,

Please see the guidance via the link and attachments below and attached re Key Workers. The guidance was released at midnight, schools have only today to put plans in place. 

Posted by Alex Cotterill on 20 March 2020

Category: Corona Virus and Home Learning

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Update 19.3.2020 Mrs Connop

Dear Parents, Carers and families,

 

Following the Prime Minister’s briefing this afternoon, we are hoping to seek further clarification regarding the implications for Grove Vale today. We will keep you fully updated once we have received this from our Local Authority. Thank you all for your…

Posted by Alex Cotterill on 20 March 2020

Category: Corona Virus and Home Learning

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7/2/2020 - Meeting Dave

 

Our Assembly with Blind Dave

 

In life there are many barriers. There are barriers to do with a variety of things such as our health and our ability to do things. These barriers will try and stop us from doing certain things. One of these is being blind like Dave. 

Last week, Dave…

Posted by Alex Cotterill on 7 February 2020

Category: Year 6

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Year 6 - 19/1/20

19/1/20

This week, we have had an exciting because we have had a visit the paramedics from West Midlands Air Ambulance. Also, HSBC have officially opened our school bank accounts, which are for the students to learn how to save and build our life skills. 

 

West Midlands Air…

Posted by Alex Cotterill on 7 February 2020

Category: Year 6

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Edgmond Update 2019 - Day 3 and 4

Hello from Edgmond!

 

Day 3 

We've thoroughly enjoyed the last 2 days here and the sun has started to shine! Yesterday, we enjoyed a jam-packed day of fun activities, which tested our archery and communication skills. For most of our children, it was the first time that some of us…

Posted by Alex Cotterill on 26 September 2019

Category: Residential Visits

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Edgmond 2019 Update Day 1 and 2

Day 1 - Monday 23rd September 

What a fabulous first day we have had here at Edgmond Hall! We have all unpacked and have explored the grounds before a lovely lunch. During the afternoon, we tested our team skills with team building activities followed by fish/vegetarian fingers and…

Posted by Alex Cotterill on 24 September 2019

Category: Residential Visits

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Plas Gwynant : Day 3

Hi Everyone, 

We have had another great day here! 

Miss Cotterill's group have been abseiling today. We learnt lots of new skills and became much more confident every time. We even tried some competitive races just before we finished to practise what we had learnt and try and increase our…

Posted by Alex Cotterill on 12 June 2019

Category: Residential Visits

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Plas Gwynant: Day 2

Another great day here in Plas Gwynant! 

Our day started around 7:00, when we woke up and got ready to do our morning chores. We did a fantastic job and Dan (our leader for the first night) commented on how we had been one of the best schools to complete them. We were very quick and completed…

Posted by Alex Cotterill on 11 June 2019

Category: Residential Visits

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Plas Gwynant : Day 1

Hello Everyone, 

 

Currently, we are enjoying a hot chocolate after the first day of our Plas Gwynant adventure! We arrived here a little later than expected due to being behind a propeller from a wind turbine! It did delay us slightly however, it was really interesting to see how they large…

Posted by Alex Cotterill on 10 June 2019

Category: Residential Visits

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A message from the Queen...

Dear Year 1, 

 

Thank you for inviting me to your school on the 10thJanuary. I was ever so pleased to be greeted by you all and able to speak to everyone. All of you were so very polite and welcoming.

I was very impressed by the number of different questions that you asked me and I…

Posted by Alex Cotterill on 6 February 2019

Category: Governor Blog

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Governor Blog - RE Learning Walk

Recently, some of our governors took part in a learning walk around our school focusing on our new SACRE. With Mrs Connop, Mrs Bunch and Mrs Pickett, our governors spent time in each class within school looking at a variety of topics within RE. They wanted to share their experience and feedback to…

Posted by Alex Cotterill on 10 December 2018

Category: Governor Blog

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Governor Blog - Year 6 Heart Gallery

Recently Year 6 held a "Heart Gallery" as part of their topic "Blood Heart". This was a showcase of their work in a range of areas across the curriculum : english, science, PSHE, topic, art and DT.

A number of governors attended and really enjoyed how articulate the children were when talking…

Posted by Alex Cotterill on 10 December 2018

Category: Governor Blog

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