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The latest news from Buckland Newton Primary School.

Little Adventurers’ Assembly

On Friday 22nd November, our school community enjoyed the preschool's assembly. Our Little Adventurers shared their artwork - laminated leaves that they had threaded to make pictures of hedgehogs, foxes and squirrels. The children explained how they had made them and...

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Christmas Shoebox Appeal

This year, once again, we became involved in the Rotary Club Christmas Shoebox Appeal - as a school, we have supported this very worthy cause for many years now and the families and friends of Buckland Newton CE Primary School proved their generosity as always. We may...

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Harvest Festival at our local church

Harvest Festival took place in our local church and we were delighted to have so many parents and friends of the school in attendance. Our children each carried their food contribution and laid them on the Harvest table as they entered church. Every child took part in...

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Bikeability Training

Learning to ride safely on our roads and country lanes is essential - many of our Year 5 and 6 children were involved in Bikeability once again this year - this programme is so important in keeping our children safe and we are pleased once again to announce that all...

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Pony Club Triumph

At Buckland Newton CE Primary School, we actively encourage children to share their successes outside of school with pupils and staff during Celebration Collective Worship. We have two very skilled riders among us, who arrived in school this week clutching rosettes...

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Year 3 Carymoor Visit

Year 3 enjoyed a 'hands on history' day at Carymoor, enabling them to experience for themselves, the techniques and materials used by Celtic craftspeople during the Iron Age. Their Crafty Celts day included: investigating a replica roundhouse and answering questions...

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Quad Kids Bronze Medal Winners!

Once, again our wonderful children have represented Buckland Newton CE Primary brilliantly. On Tuesday 7th May, four of our KS1 children took part in a challenge of throwing, relay races and other physical challenges. Their team effort earned them a BRONZE medal -...

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Jigsaw Committee

We have a wonderful Jigsaw Christian Committee who organise and lead many of our acts of Collective Worship. They are also responsible for overseeing our 'Good Samaritan Box', ensuring that classroom and communal prayer tables reflect the current Christian Value that,...

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Y3 and 4 Football Tournament

On Wednesday 24th April, some of our pupils took part in the annual Y3/4 Football Tournament, held at Sherborne Abbey. We have been training hard and all our efforts paid off! Our first match was against Sherborne County (eventual overall winners) and we lost 1 - nil....

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Buckland Newton Church of England Primary School, Buckland Newton, Dorchester, Dorset DT2 7BY Telephone number: 01300 345 393