Circus Skills Club

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We are pleased to welcome back Geoff Gardner to Circus Skills Club. The children absolutely love the club on Monday evenings after school and, as you can see, are becoming quite skilled on the stilts.

If you would like to join the club come along on Monday 10th June. It’s just £3 a session.

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Larissa gains her third Blue Peter badge!

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Congratulations to Larissa Warren in Yr 6 who was awarded her third Blue Peter badge this week.

Thank you to Thomas and William Scrowston for baking and selling cakes on Friday to raise funds for the school. A big thank you to their mum, Vicky, for running the Yeovil Half Marathon and raising £300 for the school!

Finally, have a great half term holiday. Why not come along on Friday 31st May for Pirate Day run by Sue Huggins and Phil Strong. It should be great fun.

 

Yeovil Town Victory Parade

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What a fantastic time we had at Huish Park today! The whole school lined up outside the ground and were privileged to meet all the players and manager, Gary Johnson. We were the only school at the ground to see the team set off on their open topped bus on their victory parade around Yeovil. The players  spent a lot of time chatting to the children, signing autographs and having their photographs taken with them. Some of the children even got to hold the cup!

We were interviewed by BBC Somerset Radio reporters and filmed by BBC TV. We also had many photographs taken by the Western Gazette. Look out for the school on Points West this evening!

 

 

Village Meeting & Boots and Scoots

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Well done to all the children who came to the Queen Camel Annual Village Meeting on Friday evening.  There were so many comments from members of the community about their lovely singing outside the hall.

Thank you to Rosemary Heath-Coleman, Chairman of the Parish Council, and members of the Environment Group and Frontrunner Steering Group for my beautiful hydrangea. It looks lovely on my patio.

Thank you to Phil Strong for another fantastic Boots and Scoots on Saturday. There were so many children and parents scooting around the playground, it looked like a roller disco!

Now you can buy a Boots and Scoots T-shirt! See newsletter for details.

Next Boots and Scoots is on 29th June. Come along and have fun! And it’s FREE!

Free School Meals

Free school meals are available to children whose parents qualify by meeting the criteria below. Children must be in school all day and they will be provided with a meal at lunchtime that is paid for by the school.

Your school will receive a pupil premium of between £900 and £1900 for every pupil registered for Free School Meals. Even if your child does not want to take up the Free School Meal please ensure that they are registered if they are entitled as this extra funding will benefit all pupils.

To Apply Online follow this link  –  http://www.somerset.gov.uk/freeschoolmeals

Who can apply?
Parents/carers who receive any of the following are entitled to free school meals:
• Income Support (IS)
• Employment Support Allowance (Income Related) – not Contribution related
• Income-based Job Seekers Allowance (IBJSA) – not Contribution based
• Guaranteed Element of State Pension Credit.
• Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
• Child Tax Credit with an annual taxable income (as assessed by HMRC) of less than £16,190.
If you are in receipt of Working Tax Credit, you are not eligible to receive free school meals.

Drama Club performance of ‘Mr Magnolia’s Boot’ at Fiveways School

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On Thursday children from the Drama Club led by Sue Huggins  travelled to Fiveways Special School to perform ‘Mr Magnolia’s Boot’. It was great and thoroughly enjoyed by everyone. After the performance Phil Strong led a craft workshop based on the story to make a decorated boot. Countess Gytha children worked really well with children from Fiveways and everyone was really proud of their final boots. Look at the delight on their faces!

For more photos visit the gallery.