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The latest news from Buckland Newton Primary School.

Easter in Beech Class Reception and Y1

Such an important time in the Christian calendar is recognised by all pupils and staff at Buckland Newton CE Primary School. Beech class created a beautiful Easter garden and painted images of the three crosses. Across school, equally meaningful artwork was produced....

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Fencing Club

Premier Sport have teamed up with the experts at British Fencing to provide children with the opportunity to try fencing at school. British Fencing recognise them as an outstanding educational provider in the UK, and an “Official Delivery Partner in Primary...

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Easter Bingo

On Friday 29th March, FBNS held our annual Easter Bingo in school. The turnout was super - the hall was ram-jammed with Easter eggs and chocolate treats, Easter hampers and (most-importantly) children, families and friends of the school. They all had a very enjoyable...

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BRONZE MEDAL WINNERS KS2 Girls’ Cross-Country Event

Congratulations to our fantastic cross-country team - they put in a superb performance today and returned to school happy and exhausted! Thankfully, they still had sufficient energy to pose for a great picture!! We await the final results. BUT regardless of what they...

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Easter Bonnet/Hat Competition

We had so many wonderful entries that judging was particularly hard. Well done and thank you to all children who participated. Here are just a selection of some of the fabulous creations!

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World Down Syndrome Day!

Every year World Down Syndrome Day is celebrated in March.  We decided to celebrate the day on Friday 22nd March so as many children as possible would be in school to take part. This year, the global theme was ‘Leave No-one Behind.’ We understand that every child with...

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‘Queen’ We Will Rock You!!

On Thursday 21st March, Years 4 and 5 took part in the collaborative annual music event at The Gateway in Yeovil. Our children were joined by pupils from primary schools in the Sherborne area. The repertoire included some of Queen's greatest hits. Buckland Newton...

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Ukulele Concert

We love music here at Buckland Newton CE Primary and run ukulele lessons for all children in Years 2, 3 and 4. We invited parents, carers and friends from the local community to see how much we've progressed - our Ukulele Concert was a great success!

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