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Posted on: July 15th 2019

A message from Gareth Nation

A message from Gareth Nation

2018 - 2019 has been an incredibly busy and overall, successful year for Buckland St. Mary Primary School. Since the last newsletter, the children have had a variety of opportunities and experiences: a Year 3 Maths Quiz, Kilve residential, Transition Day and Volunteers Tea afternoon to name a few. As I watched the Year 6 children waite on the volunteers, I realised what role model pupils they are. Well done to all the staff at Buckland St. Mary and to all the volunteers for their efforts to ensure children leave Buckland as well rounded and independent children. Sports Day was a huge success. Thank you to everyone for coming along and supporting your children and to Miss Auton and the team for a wonderful afternoon. I thoroughly enjoyed my first sports day with you all. To end this year, I’d like to thank everyone for making me so welcome. I’m very much looking forward to working with you all in the new academic year and wish you a wonderful summer holiday. 

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A Message from Mr Nation Posted on: 22/03/2019

A Message from Mr Nation

Last week was Science Week and what a week it was! The staff went above and beyond to ensure the children had a fun and engaging time. A special thank you to Mrs Auton for her efforts - Mrs Auton put on quite a show! Mrs Tomasik has very kindly organised for an author to visit Beech Class on Friday the 29th. Ally Kennen (author of The Everything Machine, Sparks, My Great Viking Adventure and Spooks) will be hosting a writing workshop for upper KS2 children. In addition, she will be signing books on the day and there will be an opportunity to purchase her books at a discounted price of £5. On Saturday 8th March, Oscar and Ethan took part in the 2K Junior Grizzly. Emily, Jonathon and Izzie ran in the Grizzly Fun Run. All the children did incredibly well on a tricky route that includes running across the pebbles on the beach! Louis, now in Y7, came 1st in his age group and 7th overall in the 4K run! Well done to all of our runners! Enya and Oscar starred at the Holyrood Cross Country representing the school. They did us proud! Thank you to parents for transporting the children and for their support. We’re keen to set up additional  music sessions for the children. If your child/chldren would like drumming lessons, please get in touch. We need approximately 10 children to make this viable. I know Buckland St. Mary is fortunate to have the support of parents and the local community. To this end, if there are any volunteers who would like to assist in the nursery over the next two weeks, please get in touch with me via the school office. Finally, I’d like to remind everyone that class registers are taken at 8:55 am so the school day can start at 9:00 am prompt. Please ensure your child/children are in school on time to minimise any disruption to the start of the day. Thank you in advance for your support with this.  Categories: 1 CategorySchool News
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