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Seatown sail on a glorious day!

Seatown sail on a glorious day!

There was a beautiful mist hanging over the valleys on our journey to Portland but by the time we had arrived and were putting on our wetsuits for a sailing lesson, the sun had broken through making it a perfect day to be on the water. [gallery...

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Forest School Challenge

As part of our outside learning over the past 2 weeks, we have been challenged to create a means of collecting and transporting water. We created a shadow, a method of collecting water that is still used today in places like Egypt. [gallery...

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Guide dogs visit

Guide dogs visit

This afternoon, we had a visit from the guide dog charity. We were introduced to 7 dogs and their trainers, as well as Geoff, who is visually impaired and who brought along his own guide dog, Pringle. We heard how important a guide dog is for someone who is unable to...

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PGL, Osmington 2024

PGL, Osmington 2024

On a very cold and windy April day, Seatown Class set off for their long awaited residential trip to PGL at Osmington Bay, Weymouth. Once we'd arrived, we began our activities - fencing and the zip wire. We played the...

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Inflatable golf!

Inflatable golf!

Having enjoyed a term of golf in the spring, we thought it would be fun to end the work with a bit of inflatable golf! On an unusually sunny afternoon, all of KS2 enjoyed playing the course in groups and as individuals. Various challenges were set and lots of fun was...

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Pancake Races 2024

Pancake Races 2024

It may have been a bit later than Shrove Tuesday, but we like our traditions at Powerstock. You can eat a pancake at any time of the year and we did just that in the morning. And, why not have pancake races halfway through Lent?!! We had...

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Seatown World Book Day 2024

Seatown World Book Day 2024

Seatown thoroughly enjoyed dressing up for World Book Day this year. It was lovely to see children dress up in characters well-known as well as those less obvious. It shows how varied our reading material is. [gallery...

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Last Day of term 2023 – Christmas continues

Last Day of term 2023 – Christmas continues

Seatown enjoyed the last day of term with a Christmas party like no other! The first game involved the 2 teams to 'move across the snow' in their sleigh. Which sleigh had the best tracks and could travel the fastest? The snow then needed 'shovelling' to clear a path...

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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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Christmas has begun!

Christmas has begun!

It's the 1st December and Christmas is beginning to seep in round the edges of our school day!!! Seatown enjoyed making decorations organised and led by the PSA.  

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Climbing update! 28.11.23

Climbing update! 28.11.23

After 4 weeks of climbing, we have all been able to improve and make progress. It may be that we are feeling more confident, more prepared to have a go, or that we can reach the top of a wall or even come first in a challenge (either traversing or climbing up)....

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MyBnk

MyBnk

This week has started with a very different feel. We welcomed Debbie and Gerard to Seatown and worked with them on a series of lessons about money and finances.  We began thinking about habits, what makes a good habit and how we can try to make good choices. We learnt...

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Netball Tournament 7th November 2023

Netball Tournament 7th November 2023

After another rescheduled tournament due to poor weather, Tuesday afternoon was calm and sunny. We took the largest cohort possible (a team of 9) and every single person played a match. We had worked hard in our class lessons and had some extra practice at break and...

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Our local Railway – a History and Geography focus.

Our local Railway – a History and Geography focus.

On the 3rd November 2023, Seatown Class visited Bridport to explore how the railway developed and the impact it had on the town and nearby West Bay. We began by recording and mapping the buildings in the main streets. This proved tricky to record without tables and...

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Climbing – Pupil Voice in PE

Climbing – Pupil Voice in PE

At the beginning of the new school year, everyone completed a PE questionnaire that asked pupils what they thought of PE and what improvements could be made. Many voices suggested trying out climbing as a new sport to try. So, we listened and arranged some climbing...

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A visit from the Benedetti Foundation

A visit from the Benedetti Foundation

On the 11th October, KS2 hosted a visit from the Nicola Benedetti Foundation. This gave us all an opportunity to meet people who are so passionate about music, learn some skills from them and listen to their compositions on instruments we had never seen before being...

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Seatown joins the Dorset Coding Day October 2023

For the first time, we decided to participate in the Dorset Coding Day. The aim was to enjoy learning about coding and how it plays such an important part of our everyday lives. We heard from Dorset employees who have coded robots to save people on the beach or create...

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Dash Day September 2023

Dash Day September 2023

On a beautiful late summer's day, the school spent the day thinking about our dash - the symbol found between birth and death dates but represents a whole lifetime.  We were reminded by Mrs Moss, one of our governors about our school vision, ethos and values and how...

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Year 6 Leavers’ Service 21.7.23

Year 6 Leavers’ Service 21.7.23

  Friday was a sad day for us all as we said goodbye to 12 Year 6s. We had a service in the church where we listened to their final speeches reflecting on their time in school. https://youtu.be/eMrDbmEUeBg We thought about our Salisbury Service remembering how we...

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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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Salisbury Leavers’ Service 5.7.23

Salisbury Leavers’ Service 5.7.23

As time at Powerstock draws to a close, Y6 visited Salisbury Cathedral to mark this significant turning point in their lives. Some had never travelled by train before, so it was a day full of firsts. We enjoyed the  cathedral...

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KS2 Sports Day 30th June 2023

KS2 Sports Day 30th June 2023

Despite the beautiful weather we had all June, Sports Day was the wet one!! Amidst occasional mizzle, we set out, determined to be the best that we could be. Individual races began with the 'Potato and Spoon' which proved to be trickier than we thought. [gallery...

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Swimming Gala 27th June 2023

Swimming Gala 27th June 2023

For the 1st time in over a decade, Powerstock decided to enter the local swimming gala organised by Primary Sports and Education. It involved a number of schools across a large area of West Dorset and we were nervous! But, one of our school values is perseverance and...

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Move Up Morning 2023

Move Up Morning 2023

It was that time of year when we started to think about our new year groups and classes for September. The Powerstock 'Move Up Morning' meant lots of excitement and anticipation. In Seatown we began with a team building activity - The Centipede Walk. [gallery...

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Quadkids 13.6.23

Quadkids 13.6.23

It was a hot, hot day as the year 5s and 6s from local schools gathered together for an afternoon of competition. Quadkids involves pupils competing in 4 disciplines: sprint, long distance run, throwing and jumping. [gallery...

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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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Sailing 2023

Sailing 2023

It was perfect weather for a morning on the water. Some of Seatown had been before but it didn't stop the nerves and the excitement. We got ourselves kitted out and headed for the boats. [gallery...

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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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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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RAF STEM Glider Challenge March 2023

RAF STEM Glider Challenge March 2023

Ks2 enjoyed a virtual STEM glider challenge. We watched a video showing the many different types of jobs engineers can be involved in and the skills that they need: teamwork, problem solving, creativity, innovation, communication skills. Did you know that engineers...

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Seatown and World Book Day March 2nd 2023

Seatown and World Book Day March 2nd 2023

Books and stories are fantastic! That's the message we want to share with you all. Although World Book Day was just one day, we have really enjoyed books and stories in many ways over the past week. We began by listening to an audio book during each daily mindfulness...

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The Man Who Walked Between The Towers

The Man Who Walked Between The Towers

As part of our literacy work, we have recently been studying a wonderful book by Mordicai Gerstein called The Man Who Walked Between The Towers.   It is based on a true story about a tightrope walker, Philippe Petit.  Was he remarkable, reckless or responsible?...

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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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Christmas Party 2022

Christmas Party 2022

We had a lot of fun on the last day of term. KS2 enjoyed a party together. Pass the Parcel: Each layer had an activity to complete........here's a bit of air guitar!! The hat game was fun too.... [gallery...

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Seatown’s gymnastic finale!

Seatown’s gymnastic finale!

After half a term of very hard work, learning elements of gymnastics, we produced routines in small groups. Have a look to see what we achieved. We're rather proud of ourselves! https://youtu.be/6UDvt6_4Dc8    

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