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The latest news from Buckland Newton Primary School.

Dorset County Inflatable Museum

Dorset County Inflatable Museum

Dorset County Museum On Thursday 6th February Dorset County Museum visited Buckland Newton School. They brought with them an enormous inflatable museum which impressively filled the school hall. The children were greeted as fellow archaeologists and invited to put on...

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Beech Class Science

Beech Class Science

In Science, the Reception and Year 1 children are exploring the weather and how the season of spring brings changes. They explored the school grounds for signs of spring and took our own photos using the iPads. [gallery size="full"...

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Year 5 and 6 Hockey Tournament

Year 5 and 6 Hockey Tournament

A huge congratulations to our Year 5/6 hockey team who competed in the tournament at the Gryphon. The team played in a round robin of 7 games, winning 3, drawing 3 and narrowly losing 1. They showed excellent sportsmanship and played extremely well.  A big thank you...

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Forest School – Spring 2020

Forest School – Spring 2020

Despite the wind and rain, Mrs Lambert and the Year 2s put on their wellies and many layers and ventured outdoors for this term's Forest School. They read the story ‘The Mist Monster’ by  Kirsti Beautyman and the created our own Mist Monsters in the woods. [gallery...

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Pantomime in a Day

Pantomime in a Day

The year 6's had a fantastic day with Jo Simons, a Youth Theatre Director, producing an outstanding show of Cinderella, all in just one day!!! They worked alongside pupils from years 7 and 8 who attended Buckland Newton and rehearsed throughout the day, with a dress...

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Little Adventurers’ Assembly

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

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 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

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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