early pick-up

Due to the persistent rain over the past 24hrs, our local routes are, once again, flooded. The rain continues to fall and is forecast to continue. I have personally driven to Stoke St Mary and would not advise ANYONE to travel through the village as 

End-of-Week Review 22.3.24

As Friday rolls into action, Years 3 and 4 have just performed a dress rehearsal to the whole school of ‘Roll Back the Stone’! They came out positively bouncing and I am very excited to see them in action, next week. It is a vital 

DDF and Easter Raffle!

Dress Down Friday, tomorrow, and please do bring in the colour-coded contribution! It promises to be a lovely, busy day! And – yes – the bear will be in the raffle!

M and M !

A reminder to all families to please return the Oliver Twist permission slips and £4 contribution back into school by Friday 22nd March, please. This is a FULL theatrical performance in our hall, including lights, music and live actors with a lavish set. It is 

End-of-Week Review 15.3.24

My Computer Club on a Friday has been a brilliant session and we have created a lot of digital content – including the digital banners you can see in this post (Lilly made the one, above!) Next week – 22nd – they will be creating 

End-of-Week Review 8.3.24

World Book Day has inspired some brilliant and creative moments right across school, this week. I have been so impressed with the quality of writing and art in particular, with some pieces showing such a considered and careful use of figurative language from Year 2s 

End-of-Week Review 1.3.24

February has flown by and meteorological Spring has now sprung, although the bitter winds were blowing at Thurlbear, today! Over the past 2 weeks and across the classes, we have seen a variety of quality learning experiences, including today (Friday) in Year 2, where Cherry 

Signposts for families in conflict.

A news update from Ruth James, “Reducing Parental Conflict Coordinator“, Somerset Council: Reducing Parental Conflict update February 2024 Welcome I have made several changes to the support we can give parents who are struggling with unhealthy parental conflict. At the start of 2024, I am 

Half Term Round-Up 9th February

We have reached half time in the school year! It is the perfect opportunity to reflect on our pupils’ journey so far, and the learning challenges still to come in 2024.This week, I have had the privilege of taking a tour of lessons, from an 

Safer Internet Day 2024

Dear Parents and Carers, On Tuesday 6th February we will be joining schools and youth organisations across the UK in celebrating Safer Internet Day 2024. Safer Internet Day is a global campaign to promote the safe and responsible use of technology, which calls on young