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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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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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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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Cogden’s ukulele concert 12.7.23

Cogden’s ukulele concert 12.7.23

After 10 weeks learning the ukulele, Cogden Class put on a wonderful performance as a class (Green Green Grass) before some children played solos of the Harry Potter Theme, Pirates of the Caribbean and Happy Birthday! ...

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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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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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Ukuleles!  26.4.23

Ukuleles! 26.4.23

Cogden Class started their Ukulele lessons today - first of this term's lessons.  All the children get issued with an instrument that they take home to practise in between lessons.  The lessons are provided by the Dorset Music Service, whole class musicianship...

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Visit from the Bishop of Salisbury

Visit from the Bishop of Salisbury

We had a wonderful visit from the bishop of Salisbury: Bishop Stephen!  He loved visiting the school and answering the questions from the children.  This included what he has for breakfast (chocolate Weetabix!) and how he became a bishop.  [gallery...

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Greek Myths, iMovies and Greenscreens

Greek Myths, iMovies and Greenscreens

Although it had been a term since we had studied the Ancient Greeks, Seatown were given the opportunity to experiment with their paper clay puppet heads that they had created and produce a scene using their own scripts, iMovie and greenscreens. They're not perfect but...

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Seatown’s recent assemblies

Seatown’s recent assemblies

  In Seatown class this week we all participated in 2 very interesting assemblies. This first assembly 'Oceans, Pollution and Us' was all about how we treat our world.  This second assembly was all about Girls in Education.  

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Creation in Collage

Creation in Collage

We have been studying how the Creation story can be interpreted in many different ways. Is the story literal, figurative or a poem? Did creation happen in 6 days or not?  How do/can Christians, scientists, humanists and cosmologists interpret the text? We were lucky...

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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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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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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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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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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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Paper Clay Greek Masks

Paper Clay Greek Masks

Today, Seatown explored a new medium in art ...  paper clay. Paul Cleden, a local artist, spent the day with us and helped us explore faces. We learnt the proportions and positions of features of a face. We also looked at masks that would have been used in Ancient...

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Jabberwocky

Jabberwocky

Seatown had fun with the Jabberwocky poem by Lewis Carroll. We can recite it. Watch below to see our performance in the celebration assembly.   We enjoyed exploring portmanteau in our guided reading session before we created our own poems in the Jabberwocky...

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