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The latest news from Buckland Newton Primary School.

Bikeability

Over the last few weeks the Key Stage 2 children have been lucky enough to have Ben Timberlake visit our school to carry out sessions of both Level 1 and Level 2 bike training. The children learnt important bike handling and maneuvering skills. Those who...

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Rounders Competition

On a gloriously sunny day, a group of 9 children took part in the annual Sherborne Schools Rounders Competition. What we soon found out was that our team were brilliant at hitting the ball, but that we were not so good at catching it! Mr. Jared who kindly...

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Weymouth Outdoor Education Centre

The Year 5 / 6 children were spoilt for weather as they headed off to WOEC for a day of sailing, paddle boarding, caving and climbing. Not only was there lots of sunshine but as you can see there was a lovely steady breeze for the sailors to sail their...

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Barton Hall Residential

On the Sunday lunchtime our Year 6 children met with other Year 6 children from Bishop's Caundle and Thornford for their residential at PGL's Barton Hall, which is located on the outskirts of Torquay. When we arrived we felt quite spoilt as we pretty much...

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Barton Hall Residential

Barton Hall Residential - 3rd to 6th June Please click below to view a PDF version of the PowerPoint shown at the parents' briefing meeting.

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SATs Week

SATs week is from the 14th to the 17th May Please click below to find out more about the timetable for the week and the SATs breakfast!

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Mill on The Brue

This year there was a change to the Year 5 residential trip. Instead of Hooke Court the children were taken to an outdoor activity centre, just outside of the town of Bruton. Which unsurprisingly was located by the River Brue. As you can see from the...

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World Book Day

Unfortunately, the sudden arrival of snow put an end to the original plans for World Book Day on the 1st March, but as we all love reading books at Buckland Newton we could let the day pass by uncelebrated, so it was agreed to hold the event on the 7th...

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The Gryphon Musical Tour

On the morning of 22nd February the students of the music department of The Gryphon School, Sherborne performed a 45minute concert and the children of Buckland Newton School were completely enthralled. The concert featured a complete range of music, which...

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