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Arts Week key painting

In preparation to our Federation Arts Week next week (Wb: 19.6.17) please begin to discuss this painting by Pintoricchio called Penelope and the Suitors. Please look out for the letters coming out this week describing Arts Week and if you would like to come and help, please fill in the slip and return to your ...

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Parent Survey – After School Club (extended school provision)

After School Club We are currently looking in to the feasibility of After School childcare provision from September 2017. To assist us in this we would appreciate it if you could complete the survey using the following link       After School Survey Link

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Fabulous Firefighters

  Before the Easter holiday we were lucky to have a visit from the local firefighters. They told us how to stay safe and what to do if there was a fire. We got to use the big hose to squirt water. It was great fun.

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Year 4 Clarinet Concert

Year 4 have all been learning clarinet with Mrs Reeves from the Dorset Music Service. Parents were delighted to watch and hear them all playing their clarinets. After only 8 weeks of lessons they managed to play 4 pieces and use 6 different notes. That’s quite an achievement! Well done Year 4 and thank you ...

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Songs Through the Decade

A huge well done to our Y5s who took part in Songs Through the Decades with nearly 400 children from Weymouth and Portland schools. Here they are at their rehearsal singing their hearts out! Thank you to Martine Burt for directing the show which was funded by the Dorset Music Education Singing Strategy and organised ...

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Junior Choir Cup

Well done to our choir for winning the Junior Choir Cup at the Weymouth Music Festival last week. They gave a wonderful performance of When I Grow Up, Go the Distance and This Old Man and had fantastic comments from the adjudicator. They were presented with the trophy at the Festival Concert on Friday evening. ...

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SSCT Parents Online Safety Newsletter – Spring Term

Please click on the link below to read the latest information and advice about keeping your child safe online.

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Discovery Club – Walking Water

At Discovery Club this week, the children conducted an experiment called Walking Water.   The children learnt about absorption and worked as a team to complete the investigation.   Great Year 2 and Year 4 teamwork!

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Random Acts of Kindness – Year 4

Year 4 had a lot of fun on Friday baking gingerbread. We calculated amounts, found the area of our biscuits and they tasted pretty good too! The children have been completing an acts of kindness advent calendar this month and as one of their acts of kindness the children baked extra biscuits which we delivered ...

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Federation Newsletter – December 2016

Please find the latest newsletter with all of the key Christmas dates.

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FS1 – Fire Safety

FS1 had an exciting morning making a fire in our playground. There had been a lot of talk about bonfire night so we decided to have our own and learn how to be safe around fire. First we went on a ‘stick hunt’ around the school. Then we took the sticks back to the Nursery ...

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Festival of Remembrance -Weymouth Pavilion

Our choir took part in an exciting show at Weymouth Pavilion on Sunday 6th November. The Festival of Remembrance was organised by the Royal British Legion and the children sang their hearts out to a packed audience. The show featured choirs, dancers singers and a marching band as well as a very moving act of ...

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Breakfast Club – hot breakfast menu

Breakfast Club will be introducing scrambled eggs and baked beans to our healthy morning menu from 14th November.  We hope that this new choice of breakfast will be popular with the children over the coming Winter months.  Any ideas or comments please let Kate or the Infant School office know.

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Class 6 Cafe

At the end of the half-term FS2 children invited their grown-ups to their class café. All the children had been very busy all week making lots of food, menus and chefs hats. It was lovely to see so many grown-ups enjoying the café and a great way to finish our topic of “knowing me, knowing ...

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Chartwells Lunch Survey

Please take the time to look at the link below and complete the online survey to let Chartwells know what you and your child/children think of the current hot school meals.   new-chartwells-parent-eshot-2015_generic_03

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SSCT Parents Online Safety Newsletter Autumn 2016

Please click on the link below to read the latest newsletter advising parents how to keep themselves and their children safe online.    

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Fun in FS1

  FS1 have settled in really well and have been doing a great job of getting to know everyone and exploring some of the exciting activities on offer. It may look like we’re just having fun but we’ve been learning lots of new things at the same time!

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A fantastic end to ‘Stick Week’.

Class 3 ended ‘Stick Week’ with a camp fire. They used sticks to roast marshmallows showing that sticks can be useful in a range of ways. Everyone followed the ‘Camp fire rules’ and stayed safe.     

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Federation Newsletter – September 2016

Please find attached the first newsletter back after the summer holiday.   Click here

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A great start to school!

Foundation Stage 2 children have settled brilliantly into school life; investigating the classrooms and all the learning it has to offer! Here are a few photos to show how happy we are here in FS2 at Wyke.

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Terrific Ties

Disaster! Mr Kirwin lost his tie and he’s worried Mrs Roberts wont think he is smart enough.! Don’t worry Class 6 have come to the rescue and made Mr Kirwin a wonderful array of colourful and very sparkly ties!​ Today we learnt the sound t, t, t, t. Can you t t t tell?

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Breakfast Club News

Breakfast Club News July 2016

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Staying Safe Online

Please find below links to two interesting articles concerned with helping to keep your children safe online particularly over the summer holidays.   The first relates to the latest phenomenon – Pokemon Go – and outlines some of the potential issues that may arise with your children engaging with it.       The second ...

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Federation Newsletter – July 2016

This month’s newsletter contains information about Sports Events and Term Dates for the coming year.  

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The Lion King

After months of rehearsing, learning lines, songs and dances our choir presented their amazing performance of Lion King Junior in school last week. Everyone was thrilled by the beautiful costumes, the vibrant scenery and the wonderful acting and singing.  Thank you to all the children who took part; the singers, actors, dancers, the stage, sound ...

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Abbotsbury Farm

  We don’t mind a little rain. It didn’t dampen our spirits. We had a lovely time at Abbotsbury Farm. We had lots of fun in the indoor play area and as the rain drizzled away we ventured outside to drive the tractors, feed the lambs, say ‘Hello’ to the horse and some of us ...

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Something Fishy!

It’s all got a little bit fishy in Reception. The children’s topic this half term is “Splash” and they have already begun investigating life on and under the water. In the tuff spot a rock pool has appeared and the children have been busy organising it. Tobyn said “it’s a bit stinky!” and Nancy said ...

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Gardening Club

The Gardening Club has been working really hard over the last few weeks sorting out the garden area at the front of the school. They have planted potatoes, spinach, peas, willows and now pumpkin seeds. They have also done a fabulous job of weeding!  

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Ugly Bug Picnic

  The Reception classes ended their topic of “We’re going on a bug hunt” by inviting all their grown ups to an ugly bug picnic. The children had spent a very busy week making and baking before the event. Nearly all the items they made had honey in. The turnout was fantastic and lots of ...

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Nursery celebrate the Queen’s birthday.

     In the Nursery we celebrated the Queen’s birthday by making a Victoria Sandwich cake and making crowns and streamers. We marched in the hall like soldiers of the Coldstream Guard before eating our special cake at snack time.

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Carey Camp 2016

Excitedly we woke up and sprang out of bed!  This was it!  The day we went to Carey Camp!  The curtains were flung aside and we peaked out into the morning light.  The sun was shining this was going to be amazing.   The children arrived at school, bouncing onto the playground full of the ...

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Year 6 – Dragons’ Den

Dragon’s Den is an entrepreneurial project based on the original TV series.  The children work in groups to create a product that can be sold in a Toy Shop.  They need to do initial designs, market research and full costings.  After they narrowed down their choices to one product, they made a prototype which they ...

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​Year 5 Local Nature Walk

Year 5 finished their Great Outdoors topic today with a lovely local nature walk. We used a map and compass to track our journey, identified and surveyed flowers growing along the walk and recorded the 6 figure grid references of landmarks along the way.   The walk was a great end to a great topic. ...

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Tech Week

If you didn’t already know, this week has been Tech Week. Children’s learning across the Federation has centred around Science, Design Technology and ICT.   There have been some fantastic activities taking place – children have been investigating which food will attract flies, making pizzas, investigating what material is best to muffle sound, dissecting flowers, finding out what ...

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Parent’s Esafety Information and Tips

Click on the link below to view contact information for groups that can help with Esafety and some tips for keeping your children safe online.  

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Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

45 members of Y4 went to a fantastic schools’ concert by the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra at Poole Lighthouse last week The concert, ‘The Four Elements’ featured music by Stravinsky, Holst, Smetana, Debussy and Dvorak, as well as two pieces specially written for the event,  ‘War and Peace’ and a song about the four elements, earth, ...

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Updated Information Regarding Term Time Absence

Please click on the link below to read updated statement from the Chesil Education Partnership regarding absence during term time.     CLICK HERE

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Service

  For the rest of this half term, the children will be learning about the Christian Value of Service and reflecting on how they help others. They have been thinking about the range of different talents that they have and how they can use these talents to have a positive influence on others. This poem helps ...

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Class 1 Outdoor Area

In Class 1 we have been working really hard to get our outside area ready for the summer! We have a new blackboard and some lovely smelling plants to plant! We have also been growing different vegetables and herbs in the classroom- they are nearly ready to plant! Watch this space….

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Lovely Ladybirds

In class 6 we have been learning about ladybirds and decided to build a ladybird house to attract them in to our garden. Evelyn and Jamie had a go at sawing the cane and then put it into a flower pot. After that they added straw and found a safe spot to hide it. They ...

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Year 4 Trip to Leeson House

Year 4 had a amazing time at Leeson House! We made sand sculptures of Old Harry Rocks on Studland beech and ate our lunch in a bomb crater in the sand dunes. In one day we experienced sunshine, snow, rain, wind and hail as we walked 3 miles along the stunning Dorset path. The children enjoyed ...

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Sand delivery for the Nursery

  It was amazing to watch the sand being delivered over the nursery fence today. We gave 3 cheers for a safe landing. Later we helped to fill our sandpit with the fresh new sand.

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How can Brahman be everywhere and in everything?

3S have been debating the question How can Brahman be everywhere and in everything? They started by considering what they were to different people. They then researched what Hindus believed, focusing on the Hindu gods and goddesses. The comments and thoughts that 3S came up with were incredible, demonstrating a good understanding of such a complex concept.

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Minibeast Madness

  We are all really enjoying our minibeast topic so far! We have painted numerous different minibeasts where we have looked closely at their colours and features. We have also been making spiders out of clay! During Maths we created a Class 5 pictogram to find out which minibeast was our favourite and which was ...

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Healthy Eating

We have been learning about healthy and unhealthy foods. We had to cut out the different foods and sort them onto a plate to say whether they were healthy or unhealthy. We then used a programme on the computer called Espresso to play a healthy and unhealthy food game, we were very good at it!

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Class 5 at Lorton Meadows

On Tuesday 26th April we went on our school trip to Lorton Meadows. We had a wonderful time looking and catching different minibeasts and making our very own caterpillars! We then came back to school and did some fantastic writing about our trip.

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Federation Newsletter – May 2016

This month, the newsletter contains all of the key dates for the rest of the Summer Term as well as showcasing the fantastic learning that has been taking place across the Federation. Click here

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SSCT Parents E-safety Newsletter Summer 2016

This term’s newsletter looks at the issue of children posting videos on YouTube and other online platforms, parenting in the digital age from the ParentZone, parental controls: how helpful are they and Grand Theft Auto V.   Click Here for Newsletter

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Jewel in the Jar fun!

Class 6 earned their jewel in the jar treat this week. As a class they decided they would like to bring their scooters and bikes in from home. They had great fun zooming around the playground on them on Friday afternoon!

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Writing opportunities in the Nursery

The children have been exploring mark making since starting in the nursery. This week we put circles together to make caterpillars.  Using lines we made legs and antennae and finished off with a smiley sun. The children were very proud of their achievements. Just look at the concentration levels!!

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Wyke Regis Infant & Nursery

Shrubbery Lane
Wyke Regis
Weymouth
Dorset
DT4 9LU

Tel: 01305 782470

Wyke Regis C E Junior School

High Street
Wyke Regis
Weymouth
Dorset
DT4 9NU

Tel: 01305 786041