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Courage Courage is not the absence of fear, but the willingness to overcome that fear.” Nelson Mandela

Courage Being courageous can mean different things to different people. For example, one person may think it easy to speak in front of a large audience, whilst another would need to find lots of courage to do this. Everyone faces challenges from time to time, and we have to find courage to overcome them. Talk […]

Term 1 2023 News Bulletin

We extend a warm welcome to all the new families who have joined us this term.  Our reception children have settled in really well and we are proud of the way that they quickly learnt to come sensibly into school with their older peers.  Other pupils that have joined us further up the school have […]

Friendship A good friend is worth their weight in gold.  Anon

Friendship Learning to be a good friend, someone who can be trusted and is loyal, takes a lifetime. Talk together about how friends come in all shapes and sizes.  Some are young, some are old.  Some are always there, some we see only occasionally. • How do we choose our friends? • What makes a […]

Term 5 2023 News Bulletin

Dear parents/carers, We were pleased to be able to showcase our school to Ofsted on 21st and 22nd March and share the report with you this term.  As you are aware we received a Good grading and the report is now available on the Ofsted website https://reports.ofsted.gov.uk/provider/21/139524 Governors and staff will continue to work together […]

Trust Trust is a really important value.  It must be earned. If we do not trust someone it is very hard to build a good friendship with them. Talk together about: • people who you know that are trustworthy • practical ways that we can show others that we are trustworthy • why it is […]

Trust “Trusting someone is like knowing you can jump and they will be there to catch you” Anon

Term 4 2023 News Bulletin

Pupils and staff have enjoyed a packed term enhanced with visits, trips and a visit from Ofsted.  Quartet At the beginning of the term the whole school was treated to an interactive music session with The Calathea Quartet”, a young professional string quartet.  They also gave a public recital at the church as part of […]

Term 3 2023 News Bulletin

We welcomed the opportunity during our SIAMs (Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools) to showcase the work that staff and pupils have been engaged in to ensure that our school vision is embedded within all aspects of school life allowing us all to flourish.  Following a thorough inspection, we were very pleased with our […]

Forgiveness Everyone makes mistakes, it’s part of being human. Sometimes our mistakes hurt others and then we need to say sorry. Sometimes mistakes made by other people hurt us. When this happens we need to be able to forgive. Forgiveness can be difficult and costly but without it a new start is impossible. Talk together […]

Forgiveness “Without forgiveness there is no future…. If you can forgive, then you can move on and even help the person you are forgiving to become a better person” Desmond Tutu