Once again, our children have shown that they understand how some children in other parts of the world are not as fortunate as us. An impressive 25 shoeboxes were collected for the annual appeal. Thank you to everyone who supported Samaritans Purse.
A group of children from Classes 2 and 3 have noticed vehicles travelling at unsafe speeds right outside our school. They have used monitoring equipment to log the speeds of passing traffic, and have made drivers aware of the importance of driving at a safe speed. We remind parents to
Our Choir are gearing up for more appearances following their success with (I’m Only) Human and Let’s Twist Again at Speech House. Judges announced that Yorkley and Blakeney schools were joint first in the competition on Saturday. You can join them at Lydney Town Hall on S
A real mammoth tusk, thought to be around 100,000 years old, has intrigued children in Class 3. Their topic, The Stone Age, has taken on greater meaning to the children who said:’I thought it was part of a tree trunk at first, because it looks like it is made of wood. I was surp
Science Competition This week, Class 5 took part in an exciting Science competition: the children worked in teams of 4 to design a new organism/creature that would be adapted to live in an environment/habitat of their choice. Each team produced a 3D model of their creature and created
We’re over halfway towards our playground playpod, thanks to the amazing amount of £2000 which was raised by the collection of tokens in the TESCO token. There’s now more than £5000, leaving £3700 still to raise. Thank you to Tesco and to everyone who supported us with the
Some of the residents of Rodley House Residential Home for the Elderly were pleased to talk to a group of children from Class 5 who have been working with Mrs Phillips on a project linked with World War 2. The children were amazed to hear that during the war, a parachute was used to m
Following on from last year’s success, Yorkley School has been achieved the Bristol Standard Quality Award once again! The award demonstrates our commitment to quality improvement in the Early Years classrooms. Congratulations to Mrs Adams and the Early Years Team.
Every year, we help the Samaritan’s Purse appeal for shoeboxes of Christmas goodies for children who are less fortunate than ourselves. Only a few days left until the shoeboxes are collected, so please make an effort to support this cause!