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The latest news from Buckland Newton Primary School.

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