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The latest news from Buckland Newton Primary School.

Road Safety Assembly

Everyone understands why children are in a hurry to get out of our school at the end of the day and run across the road, its because we are so close to a wonderful play park. However, Neil Lovejoy from the Road Safe Team and Alison Dennison our local PSCO...

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Cross Country Race

On Tuesday 20th February, there was a rare drop of Spring sunshine as the boy and girl cross country teams arrived at the Gryphon. The Playground Leaders have been running a Cross Country Club in the weeks leading up to half term, and everyone was looking...

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Letter of Congratualtion

Recognition received from the Rt. Hon. Nick Gibb MP - Having learnt before Christmas that we were the highest performing school in Dorset for progress measures we are now delighted to inform you that we have now received a letter from Rt Hon Nick Gibb MP,...

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Safer Internet Day

The children of Buckland Newton School are always being reminded of ways to keep themselves safe when using mobile and computer based technology, so it was no surprise that they had lots of brilliant answers when they gathered in the hall to celebrate...

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Science Assembly

Be still my beating heart ... If you click on the video below you will see that Professor Tim Harrison, who is from Bristol University, uses this famous quotation at the end of one his experiments, and this experiment was just one of many that he carried...

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Wessex FM School Report

In the week leading up to the Chirstmas Holidays six children from Year 6 featured on the Wessex FM School Report. The children were asked a variety of questions on a range of subjects. If you would like to hear what the children were most looking forward...

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Gingerbread Sculpture

As you can see from the photographs below, the children from Beech Class have been very busy creating a beautiful sculpture from ginger bread. As it was the Queen's and Prince Philip's 70th (Platinum) wedding anniversary on the 20th November the children...

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Carol Concert

On the afternoon of the 7th December the children from Oak and Willow Class performed their Carol Concert. 'Beautiful singing and such well behaved children during the Christmas Carol Service. In the Bleak Mid Winter brought a tear to my eye. Well done...

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Nativity Play

5th and 6th December - The children from Beech and Maple Class put on two performances of their nativity play and on each afternoon there was hardly a spare seat to be found. This year the traditional story of Christmas was retold as though it was a...

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Drama Club Performance

On the 30th November, a group of children who have been attending the after school drama club put on a performance of Jack and the Beanstalk. Over the last few weeks the children and have been working on their performance skills and it was clear from the...

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