Happy Easter Everyone!

A huge thank you to Morrisons for delivering Easter eggs to everyone at school and Nailsworth Playgroup!

Summer has arrived in the garden

At last summer is here and the school community garden is ready for planting seeds. The raised beds are beginning to welcome daffodils, polyanthus, rhubarb and herbs. Over the winter a small team of local residents have prepared the seed beds, compost and poly tunnel. Onions and broad beans are planted. Cabbage is ready for harvesting, strawberries have…

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Test and Trace Support Payment

Are you entitled? If you are required, by law, to self-isolate or if you need to care for a child who needs to self-isolate, you may be entitled to a lump sum payment of £500 to cover your period of isolation.     Please read the full details here to see if you are eligible…

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FGR Free online summer camp & free family hot meal service

Our friends at FGR are offering some amazing support for the summer holidays: Although there is no live football to watch we have a FREE online soccer camp running over three weeks in August – weeks beginning the 10th, 17th and 24th August – sign up here: FGR Online Summer Camp sign up FGR are also…

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#TheGreatIndoors – your chance to take part!

The Scouts have pulled together some inspired indoor activity ideas to keep kids entertained while schools are closed and the long summer stretches ahead. Keep your kids learning new skills and having fun (and avoid hearing ‘I’m bored’ every 30 seconds) all in #TheGreatIndoors. The scouts have organised the UK’s biggest digital summer camp on…

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Bees have their very own hotel!

The children have been really fortunate to be visited by Heather Moore, from BeeTheChange who talked to us about how to build a bee hotel. Honeybees became an obsession for Heather after she studied them whilst at university. As critical pollinators, the health of bees is fundamental to sustaining life on earth, and, recognising this,…

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The community garden is bursting into life!

With everyone spending more time in their gardens during lockdown, we have tried to make sure that the Community Garden is also being tended. Slowly and steadily the garden has sprung into life and the children now have plenty to tend, pick and enjoy as they begin to return to school. We have broad beans,…

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Friday is VE Day: celebrate at home!

This Friday, 8th May is VE Day. The bank holiday that is normally on the first Monday in May has been moved to this Friday to commemorate 75 years since the end of WW2. It would be great for us all to join together to celebrate. Here’s some ideas:

Celebrating Easter at Home

Even though we cannot all come together as a congregation this year, we can come together with our families in our homes. The Diocese of Gloucestershire have put together an activity booklet to guide you through each day of Holy Week, starting this Sunday (5th April) with Palm Sunday. Read more on our Christian Values page.

Year 1 playground update.

On Saturday 7th March 2020, teachers, parents and friends began work on the Year 1 playground. The roots along the fence line were removed and wood chip put down. The rotten deck boards were replaced with a fabulous gravel construction zone and a den building area was created. Work is also progressing to prepare for…

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