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The latest news from Buckland Newton Primary School.

Harvest Festival Wednesday 10th October

  This ancient festival celebrates a successful yield for farmers across the country. The event in the church’s calendar has become focussed on charity, and specifically sharing food with people who do not have enough access to basic provisions. Our school...

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Jeans for Genes Day 21st September 2018

Jeans for Genes Day is all about raising money for some of the most vulnerable children in the UK. It is estimated that 1 in 25 children is affected by a genetic disorder. 30, 000 babies and children are newly diagnosed in the UK each year. As a church of...

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