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The latest news from Buckland Newton Primary School.

Year 3 and 4 Hockey Sessions

We are readying ourselves for the Y3/4 competition in March and called in some extra assistance to help us prepare. Miss Dixon from Sherborne Girls’ School is coming to us for 3 sessions to help train us for the forthcoming Quick Stick Hockey Tournament. Today’s...

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Safer Internet Day

On Tuesday 5th February we recognised ‘Safer Internet Day’. We had a morning Collective Worship which focussed on this year’s theme of ‘Together for a Better Internet’. We considered what we could do to make the internet a safer place. The children, as always, were...

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Annual Wassail

During the first week back this term, we all took part in our annual Wassail Ceremony. This has very much become part of our tradition here and was led, as always by Canon Still. It began with Canon Still reminding us about the meaning of the Wassail, how we prepare...

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Willow Class Postal Service

It was a bit like a postal sorting office in Willow classroom at times, in the last week of term. It has long been upper KS2's responsibility to empty the school Christmas post box and sort the hundreds of cards into classes and then individual pupils, staff,...

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Christmas lunch at The Gaggle of Geese

The whole school headed off to The Gaggle of Geese - the delightful village and destination pub (excellent menu and wonderful hospitality!) - for a festive lunch. Despite torrential rain and wild winds, we pulled on our Christmas jumpers, festive headgear and had such...

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Baubles! Our Reception, KS1 and Y3 Christmas Production

The synopsis - excitement levels are reaching fever pitch with thoughts of the plentiful presents and parties that the Christmas season will bring. It’s clear to Mr Potts, the caretaker, that something may have been overlooked. With the assistance of some helpful...

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Christmas Fayre

We held our annual Christmas Fayre on Friday 30th November this year - we got into the Christmas spirit nice and early! As always, the event was organised by our wonderful FBNS (Friends of Buckland Newton School) and was a great success. There was plenty...

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Remembrance Centenary Anniversary

Remembrance Sunday is a day for the nation to remember and honour those who have sacrificed themselves to secure and protect our freedom. The National Service of Remembrance, held at The Cenotaph in Whitehall on Remembrance Sunday, ensures that no-one is forgotten as...

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Children In Need!

We took part in Children in Need once again this year. On Friday 17th November, staff and children came in to school dressed in their pyjamas - we raised £150.69. Thanks to all involved!

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Daily Mile

Ever health-conscious at Buckland Newton CE Primary School, when weather allows, we use the wonderful recreational ground to enjoy some exercise. If there's too much mud, we walk the perimeter of our playground. Luckily, our grounds are so lovely that...

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