Last week!

Another week, another new sport for the children at Eastcombe Primary School. Thanks to James from Atlas Sports, the children had a great session on Wednesday learning how to play dodgeball. This is to help the children gain a wider knowledge of sports and prepare the KS1 children for a dodgeball festival which is coming […]

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Weekly news!

The children have thoroughly enjoyed this week. It has again been a week of sporting opportunity, creativity and learning. Squirrel class have been learning all about animals and have been enjoying observational drawing. They looked carefully at a squirrel, a badger and a hare, making sure their drawings were as accurate as possible. This work […]

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First week back.

The first week of term always feels busy however only being 4 days long made it fly by! Thank you to all the parents who came to Parent’s evening this week. It was a great turn out and I hope you found it both informative, interesting and an opportunity to feel extra proud of all […]

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School Council Fundraiser

The school council would like to continue to sponsor the education of Nasrullah, who lives in Afghanistan, through Action-Aid. Friday 5th April is wear crazy clothes day to raise money for this worthy cause. £1 donations please. Wear clashing clothes, backwards clothes, crazy colours etc!!

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Round up of the week just gone…

This week Eco Club celebrated Global Recycling Day by learning about ‘Reduce, reuse and recycle’. We planted old wellies to help make the playground a greener and prettier place. Year 5 completed their Bikeability training and I am delighted to announce they all passed and are safe and confident to cycle on the road. Children […]

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Inspiring our children.

We certainly offer a broad, balanced and inspiring curriculum at Eastcombe Primary School. As well as the National Curriculum we offer our children some really exciting extra-curricular opportunities. This week started with our youngest children taking part in an Archery session. This has been funded using our Sports Premium money and is provided by Deer […]

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What a busy week!

This was a week to celebrate reading at Eastcombe Primary School. As you have seen from the numerous Facebook posts we have participated in lots of activities to raise the profile of reading. We dressed up on World Book Day, had many book sales, decorated a potato as a book character, read different books, listened […]

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World Book Day Book Sale

Squirrel Class held a book sale on Thursday with books supplied by the Cotswold Canals Trust. The children enjoyed being shop-keepers and hardly noticed that they were having a maths lesson. It was lovely to see children so excited by choosing books for themselves. The children bought about 150 books and with a few donations […]

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New School Closure System

We have been advised by the Local Authority that there is a new system in place for school closures, for example in the case of a snow closure. The new web address to view the list of schools that is closed is: There is also a twitter feed @Glos_schools, this is where you can […]

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Christmas Gnome Bazaar

Congratulations to the ESA on a fantastic Christmas Gnome Bazaar; a great afternoon of family fun was had by all. I am delighted to announce that a fantastic sum of just over £1100 was raised in just 2 hours!!! Thank you to everyone who supported this festive event.

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