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  • Facing the music

    Published 22/09/23, by Lisa Reed
    Everyone is truly settling back into the new school year now: with Reception in full time, lunchtime and after school sports clubs in full swing and dulcet musical tones drifting through the school corridors. Choir is back, and stronger than ever,
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  • Harvesting our Vision

    Published 15/09/23, by Lisa Reed
    This week has been all about harvest: thinking about the farmers and how they are responsible for harvesting crops, harvesting our own crops in the school garden and celebrating Harvest Festival in the church. Thank you so much for your donations
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  • Welcome back

    Published 08/09/23, by Lisa Reed
    Welcome back to everyone in the Box Primary School family! It’s great to see so many smiling and happy faces around school. And a special welcome to our youngest and newest members in Ash Class. Our new Reception children have settled amazingly
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  • Plant, Nurture, Flourish, Serve

    Published 21/07/23, by Lisa Reed
    Our school vision is plant, nurture, flourish, serve and we are seeing that in abundance at the end of this school year. Literally, with the Box Flower and Vegetable Show entries: children have been busy planting seeds and nurturing their living g
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  • The WONDERFUL Wizard of Oz

    Published 14/07/23, by Lisa Reed
    The audience was left spellbound by our incredible KS2 production of The Wizard of Oz. The performances of the children were absolutely outstanding; it was hard to believe at times that we were watching 7-11 year olds. Dorothy was on stage for pre
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  • Enterprising Spirit

    Published 07/07/23, by Lisa Reed
    Our Year 6s showed their enterprising minds this week. They didn’t let a bit of rain put them off and, in true British spirit, our Young Apprentice fair went ahead as scheduled. Pieces of paper went a bit soggy, but apart from that you wouldn&r
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  • Friendship super powers!

    Published 30/06/23, by Lisa Reed
    We had a super treat this week with Oak Class’ assembly all about how to make a super, duper, truper friend! We were treated to special guest appearances by none other than Buzz and Woody as the children brilliantly acted out the recipe for a p
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  • Sports Day!

    Published 23/06/23, by Lisa Reed
    Today was Sports Day! And what a Sports Day it was! The children all did incredibly well in their races - from running as fast as they can in the flat race, to balancing an egg on a spoon, to the famous Tunnel Ball.  The children ba
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  • You got a friend in me

    Published 16/06/23, by Lisa Reed
    This term our value is friendship and Willow Class have led a wonderful assembly at St Thomas A Beckett Church all about why friends are important. They taught us about Jesus’ 12 special friends (now I can name them all thanks to Willow Class)
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  • Brilliant Braeside

    Published 09/06/23, by Lisa Reed
    After seeing what an amazing time our Year 6s had on their residential, our Year 4s were champing at the bit for their residential this week. Spending 3 days and 2 nights away at Braeside. Spending time away from home can be a big step but it's a
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  • Year 6 Residential

    Published 26/05/23, by Lisa Reed
    What a week it has been for our Year 6s! A whole week away from home for their Year 6 residential. We couldn't have asked for better weather for a whole week exploring the Monmouthshire countryside and helping out with farming on Jamie's Farm
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  • Natural Creativity

    Published 19/05/23, by Lisa Reed
    This term our school value has been creativity and the whole school have been exploring the creativity in all of our subjects. In collective worship, we have been answering big questions like 'What can we create that is special to others?' an
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