Spelling Bee So far the school has received £1062.36 in from sponsorship. All this will go directly back to the children in the form of wet play games. Huge congratulations again to the children on their spelling results.
Recently, Class 5 took part in a writing competition about life in the Forest. This week, they welcomed many guests who visited the school to present them with certificates and prizes. Prizes were given to Fiona (1st place winner), Sian (3rd) and Ben (4th), and each child who entered
Bikeability is all about gaining practical skills and understanding how to cycle on today’s roads. It gives everyone the skills and confidence for all kinds of cycling. Above all, it’s about SAFETY. Six of our Year 6 children completed Bikeability training this term ̵
Last Thursday our KS2 dancers took part in the Cheltenham Dance Festival. This was our 4th year of taking part in the festival and we were the only Forest school to take part. The theme this year was ‘Around the World’. The children took on the challenge and performed a Bo
Class 2 Trip – Our wonderful locality! This week Class 2 went to the Dean Heritage Centre on a problem solving and den making day. The children had a series of problems they needed to solve by working together just like the explorers of old. They had a further challenge to build a cam
My Village Writing Competition winners: From 52 entries, congratulations to 4 of our children from Class 5 who won different awards. Fiona Chapman came 1st in the younger group competition. (Secondary schools also entered the older age group) Written feedback on her entry stated “an o
The children were very excited this week to experience playing with the new Scrapstore Playpod. Although almost 400 PlayPods have already been installed in the UK, the Yorkley PlayPod is the very first in the Forest of Dean! PlayPods reduce the level of playground disputes so children
Once again we had a fun filled week all linked to English. The week started with parents, carers and grandparents coming in to read with their children. Other associated events during the week were The Great Big Book Swap where pupils brought a much loved book to school and swapped it