Wednesday March 26th

I am delighted to be able to tell you that Mrs Kimber had a baby boy yesterday, she has named him Oliver. Mother and baby are both doing very well! Next Friday 4th April we will be holding our annual Easter competitions. Children in Years 1 and 2 are invited

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Please note that although there is a teachers’ strike taking place on Wednesday 26th March Barnfield school will be fully open as usual because none of our teachers are taking strike action.

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Wednesday 19th March

Our children have raised over £500 through our sponsored reading journeys which is an amazing result and I know that our Literacy coordinator Mrs Levy is very happy! This money will be added to money that we have already raised for the Whizz Kidz charity for children with disabilities. Altogether we

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During Book Week our school had a visit from well known children’s author Kathryn White. She wrote in our Visitors’ Book, ‘Inspirational school where children listen, contribute and value. Thankyou for a wonderful time!’  As a follow up to Book Week we are holding a Book Fair in the Infant

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Thursday 6th March

We are all enjoying Book Week very much and I am looking forward to our dress up as a book character day on Friday. Mrs Levy our Literacy coordinator always enjoys giving out prizes to the children with the most interesting costumes! Next week there will be a Book Fair

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26th February 2014

Next week is Book Week which is one of the best weeks of the year! There will be visitors coming into school throughout the week to show us how fantastic it is to read and on Friday 7th March we will be holding our Book Character Day. On this day

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Wednesday 12th February

The weeks are flying past quickly and next week is our Half Term holiday, the children return to school on Monday 24th February at 8.55. Miss Blood, who teaches in 5B will be leaving us at half term to take up the post of Assistant Headteacher in a school near

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Tuesday 4th February

I enjoyed seeing many of you at our Maths Investigations parents’ event after school today. Miss Blood our Maths coordinator was very pleased with the turn out. Children and parents have been asking me how Mrs Kimber is. She did have to start her maternity leave earlier than expected but

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Wednesday 29th January

As this is Investigations Week our children have been doing a lot of ‘thinking outside the box’. Learning how to solve problems, including those that may not have an obvious solution is a key skill that we teach our children. We are having several visitors to the school this week

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Wednesday 22nd January

The Year 4 children who are away at Kench Hill study centre in Kent are having a great time. I have spoken to Mrs O’Sullivan and Miss Oakley and they have told me that the children are behaving well and enjoying themselves very much. Meanwhile back at school Mr Gadhar

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