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A present for the baby 2023

Burton Class enjoyed performing their Christmas Play 'A present for the baby.' https://youtu.be/4kDFnL2b_PI https://youtu.be/1JoFeSIlSwA https://youtu.be/RcCPUWX96a4 https://youtu.be/0SFqPrNY8eg https://youtu.be/thnAo-BrHzQ...

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Christmas continues at Powerstock

Christmas continues at Powerstock

This morning we enjoyed making Christingles together. We learnt that the idea began in Germany over 300 years ago when the bishop felt that people were forgetting the true meaning of Christmas. If you don't know, ask one of the children! [gallery...

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‘I Feel Like Dancing!’

Last week, we celebrated dance in our school. First we enjoyed KS1's after school dance club work....... And then we enjoyed the Seatown girls who had been working on a cheerleading dance at break times - initiated by themselves.          ...

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Carol Singing in Bucky Doo Square

Carol Singing in Bucky Doo Square

Christmas is fast approaching so half the school gathered in Bucky Doo Square to entertain the crowds with some carol singing. And then we were on! Enjoy! And there's nothing quite like a hotdog after...

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Goodbye, Mrs Greenham, Goodbye, Mrs Seal!

Today we held our Leavers' assembly for 2 very special ladies - Mrs Greenham and Mrs Seal, who have been a part of our special Powerstock family for 8 and 20 years respectively. Each class had fun contributing in their own individual ways. And of course the personal...

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Here are some photos of our dress rehearsal today. The children were all fantastic and everyone is so excited to show you our 2023 play Peter Pan.

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Counting to 100

Counting to 100

Reception class and year one had fun counting and sorting their 100 objects- 10 sets of ten.

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Phone box revamp!

Phone box revamp!

The school council had a very messy afternoon today when they scrubbed and cleaned the village phone box.  The Parish Council have given the school permission to use the box but it needed a serious clean up!  Kyla provided the...

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Goodbye, Mrs Moss!

Goodbye, Mrs Moss!

Yesterday we said a sad farewell to Mrs Moss who has worked as our governor, Chair of Governors and office staff member. She has so many skills that have benefitted our school. Jo, we will definitely miss you!

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Great Coronation Bake Off 3/5/23

Great Coronation Bake Off 3/5/23

'We held our Great Coronation Bake Off this week where each class had their instructions to come up with cake designs fit for a King!  We had so many fantastic entries with a royal theme and these were then enjoyed with a cup of tea in true "street party" style. ...

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Lifeguards and Water Safety Assembly 25.4.23

Lifeguards and Water Safety Assembly 25.4.23

This morning our assembly welcomed Harry and Christian, 2 lifeguards from West Bay into our school. They shared with us how we can stay safe when we are at the beach. Read the captions to find out what we learnt.  [gallery...

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Reception forest school 23-2-23

Reception forest school 23-2-23

The reception boys had fun in forest school. First we we spotted signs of spring in Cogden garden, where we found lots of snowdrops and daffodils growing. We then...

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Year 1 forest school 9-2-23

Year 1 forest school 9-2-23

The year 1 children enjoyed learning how to use a potato peeler safely by sitting correctly and being aware of their blood bubble around them.  Then they had fun using their imagination building a den and making birthday party food. They worked together as a team to...

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Burton class children using a potato peeler in forest school

Burton class children using a potato peeler in forest school

The children enjoyed using potato peelers and small blades to peel and get thin slices of carrot.  We learnt about tool safety and the children all learnt to sit in the safety position, with arms braced on our knees.  We learnt about our ‘blood bubble’ which is our 2...

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Wonderstruck Science Day

Wonderstruck Science Day

On Friday 27th January 2023, the whole school were treated to a whole day of science. We had opportunities to explore forces and motion and gained a glimpse into the questioning minds of scientists. It began with a show that had us gripped as we discovered:  how we...

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Bridport Christmas Cheer!

Bridport Christmas Cheer!

On Wednesday 7th December, over half of the school (34 students) joined together in Bucky Doo Square to sing Christmas carols. We sang 3 songs: We 3 Kings - a traditional Christian song; The 12 Days of Christmas - a traditional secular song and Mary's Boy Child - a...

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Sports For Champions

Sports For Champions

Today, Pierre Henry Fontaine a former team GB basketball player visited our school to encourage and inspire us - not just in sport but in our attitudes to the many aspects of life we all experience.  He began by sharing some information about his training, diet and...

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Children in Need 2022

Children in Need 2022

We all turned up to school in spotty attire as we got involved in Children in Need 2022. The theme was spots and during an assembly we had the opportunity to be 'spotacular' for 1 minute and take the spotlight, sharing our own talents. [gallery...

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Bridport Museum Trip

Bridport Museum Trip

Burton Class enjoyed their trip to Bridport Museum and Library on 9th November 2022.  The children took part in three activities including rope making, a look around the museum and a discussion about the paintings in the Art gallery.  We learnt all about the lives of...

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Our PE assembly

Our PE assembly

We wanted to share what we have been doing in PE this half term with our parents at our celebration assembly on Friday 14th October. KS1 were the first to show us what they had been doing…. https://youtu.be/oFp5VL_LjVs https://youtu.be/9Iy5M2wNA9c Then Seatown Class...

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School Council

School Council

To thank the school council for their work this year (and a respond to a request!), governors brought in some delicious chocolate cake for their last meeting! Thank you governors - it was lovely.

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Sports Day KS 1 2022

Sports Day KS 1 2022

We had a wonderful afternoon of running, dribbling, hockey and hooping in the sunshine today!  KS1 really tried their best in everything they did with a smile, showing what good sports they are!  Parents enjoyed the beautiful gardens belonging to Dr Davies...

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Art Morning

Art Morning

The class had great fun and improved their art skills in our whole school Art morning. 

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Whole School Art Morning

Whole School Art Morning

We had a whole school Art morning on Thursday. Every class worked on their observational drawing skills. Drawing fruit and vegetables has a long history. The children looked at the works of famous artists such as Caravaggio, Cezanne and Duncanson to inspire them. Huge...

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A bit of French

A bit of French

We had a whole school French Day run by Mrs Mundy. Here we are singing a welcome song…. https://youtu.be/SlQI2s6IKkw

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Platinum Jubilee Tea Party May 26th 2022

Platinum Jubilee Tea Party May 26th 2022

This year marks a ‘once in a lifetime’ anniversary - the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. She has sat on the throne for 70 years and dedicated her whole life to serving our country. To celebrate such a magnificent milestone, we decided to do a little something for our...

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Crochet Worms

Crochet Worms

Mrs Oxenbury crocheted these "worms" for Reception class to measure!  They took cubes and carefully placed them along the worms and were delighted to share how long they each were!

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Our Easter Journey morning Wednesday 6th April 2022

Our Easter Journey morning Wednesday 6th April 2022

With some restrictions due to the pandemic still in place, we approached our Easter celebrations in a slightly different way. The aim was to focus on aspects of Easter in a variety of creative ways including: using our environment giving opportunities for personal...

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