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  • Whale of a Time

    Published 21/02/24, by Lisa Reed
    Sycamore Class have been having a whale of a time this week with a visitor from the Whale and Dolphin Conservation charity. The children (and teachers) were spellbound for over an hour as we were given a whole range of fascinating facts about cetacea
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  • An Exciting End to the Term!

    Published 09/02/24, by Lisa Reed
    We were all incredibly excited when the village shop returned to Box earlier this month (and who wouldn’t be with those milkshakes?). But our excitement increased considerably when we heard about the ‘design a mascot’ competition- a
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  • Inspiring Courage

    Published 02/02/24, by Lisa Reed
    Oak Class taught us all how to find the ‘Lion Inside’ in their incredible assembly this morning. Our value this term is courage and, wow, Oak Class showed their unbelievable courage, performing and sharing- so confidently- in front of so
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  • Ground breaking Geography

    Published 26/01/24, by Lisa Reed
    Have you heard the rumblings?! It’s true! Beech Class have been doing some fantastic learning this term on earthquakes! When presented with the question- Why does New Zealand have so many earthquakes? They had a seismic amount of knowledge! The
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  • How To Save A Life

    Published 18/01/24, by Lisa Reed
    This week, we welcomed Wiltshire Air Ambulance back to Box Primary School. Every child, from Reception to Year 6, received instruction on how to save a life. It was amazing how much the children remembered from their visit last year- with each class
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  • Music to our ears

    Published 12/01/24, by Lisa Reed
    This term, all of our children in Year 5 will be learning how to play a brass instrument. Each week, a tutor from West Wilts Young Musicians will come in and teach the children how to play a trumpet. Not wanting to toot their own horn, but all the ch
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  • What a Glorious Night

    Published 15/12/23, by Lisa Reed
    The encore said it all: What a Glorious Night! (And afternoon as well, actually.) The children performed our nativity this year spectacularly. Papa Duval taught us all about the true meaning of Christmas in a heart-warming tale about helping others i
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  • A Warming Glow

    Published 08/12/23, by Lisa Reed
    Along with the glow of a warming fireplace and a glow from festive fairy lights, another little glow has been lighting up the lives of children in Ash Class. They have been reading the story of Little Glow by Katie Sahota and Harry Woodgate. In this
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  • Making History

    Published 01/12/23, by Lisa Reed
    Our KS2 classes have been engrossed in history during the last two terms, with their main topic being based on the history unit. Willow Class have been learning about the Victorians; Beech Class, Stone Age to Iron Age; Chestnut Class, the Romans and
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  • Walksafe

    Published 23/11/23, by Lisa Reed
    Road safety has been a hot topic in school recently, with Sycamore, Willow and Oak classes learning how to behave safely around roads with Walksafe. If you were driving through the village on Thursday, you would have seen Willow Class, dressed up
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  • Interfaith Week

    Published 17/11/23, by Lisa Reed
    This week, all classes have greatly enjoyed our whole school interfaith week focussing on the question ‘What do different religions and worldviews say about peace?’. It has been a fantastic week where RE has been taught through a range of
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  • Peace perfect peace

    Published 10/11/23, by Lisa Reed
    Peace has been on everybody’s minds in this week leading up to Remembrance Sunday. Especially for those in Sycamore Class, who on Friday, led a beautiful and emotive remembrance assembly. They spoke clearly with facts about why we celebrate rem
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