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Weekly News

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This week is a monster round up of the last two weeks. After returning from Residential I didnโ€™t get around to writing this blog last weekend โ€“ apologies! Owl class, plus myself, Mrs Monk and Mr King went on the annual residential trip to PGL Hillcrest. Whilst it was rather wet all week we took […]

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Gnome Hunt News

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๐Ÿ„The Eastcombe Gnomes are on their way!๐Ÿ„ We are counting down to our 10th annual awesome Eastcombe Gnome Hunt!๐Ÿ„ Make a date to join us on Saturday 29th or Sunday 30th June, 1-5pm, for a fun-filled family afternoon tracking down over 70 cheeky gnomes hiding in our lovely village gardens & collect the clues to […]

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Playground Improvements

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A secret crew of Gnomlings have been hardworking in the playground this morning making sure the school looks its very best for the 10th annual Gnome Hunt. Take a look at our improved playground markings, planters and new welcome sign. Thank you Gnomlings! ๐Ÿ„

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Eastcombe Gnome Hunt Rocks!!

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Look out for our ‘Eastcombe Gnome Hunt Rocks’ around the local area! If you are lucky enough to find one please re-hide it for another person to seek out. These have been designed and created by every pupil at Eastcombe Primary School. Maybe post a picture of you with the rock you have found. Like […]

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Copsegrove Days

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This week the children have been spending the day at Copsegrove with their dads, grandads, older brothers and uncles! They have thoroughly enjoyed den building, making smores, whittling sticks, stretcher races, orienteering and making pencils. Thanks to Kate and Martin for a fantastic few days.

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Meeting our local PCSO ๐Ÿš“

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Hedgehog class were recently introduced to our local Police Community Support Officer Charlotte King. She popped in to chat to children in our class about her role within the community and gave children the opportunity to ask her questions. In the near future, we are planning for children from various classes in our school to […]

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K’nex challenge

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In Hedgehog class we recently completed a K’nex challenge to build a 2 metre tall, free standing K’nex tower. The children all had a great time thinking about how to make their structure strong and stable. The winning team were Amy and Melissa – a big well done to them! Here are a few pictures […]

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Quadkids success!

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A team of Eastcombe year 3 and 4 children recently took part in a Quadkids tournament against other local schools, which was held after school, at Archway secondary school. The format of the tournament meant that every child completed 4 activities; 50 metre sprint 400 metre race Hurler throwing (a bit like throwing a mini-size […]

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Last week of term

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We are nearly at the end of Half Term week, I am rested and reflecting on the last week of term. Our youngest children took part in a dodgeball festival. This was the first team sports event the children had taken part in and they thoroughly enjoyed the afternoon and played well. It was obvious […]

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Not just SATs week!

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This week was another exciting one at Eastcombe Primary School and it was full of fun learning opportunities. Yes it was SATs week, but it was so much more than statutory testsโ€ฆ On Monday Squirrel class were lucky enough to attend Giffords Circus. They had the most memorising afternoon and were keen to share their […]