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Network Rail safety video – link

Following the live safety broadcast with our pupils this term, please find the link to the ‘Safety Rap’ video. Our aim is for many people to see this video and to help keep young people safe this summer. https://vimeo.com/222494335

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Shiplake Primary School Governors receive ‘Excellence’ award

The Governing body of Shiplake Church of England Primary School has been presented with an Excellence in Governance award by the Oxfordshire Diocesan Board of Education in recognition of their commitment to training and professional development. Chair of Governors, Sarah Blomfield, received the plaque at a special ceremony held at the River and Rowing Museum ...

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Reception Class Newsletter – Summer Term (2) 2017

Dear Parents/carers, Welcome back. We hope you had a happy and relaxing half term break. Our topic this term is the Big Wide World. Bruno has been on a round the world trip during the last 2 months and he is now home. He is full of facts about the world which he would like ...

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Recruitment opportunity – Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant required – term time only.  Part-time or full-time position available.  Temporary contract (1st September 2017 to 31st August 2018 in the first instance) Please visit our Recruitment page (via Virtual Office tab) for further information and application pack.  

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Team Shiplake Bell Boating Champions 2017

Another successful Team Shiplake evening! We are delighted to report that our  Bell Boating ‘8’ – Jack R, Daniel C, Harvey D, Tajpal G, Mima B, Janey-Mai M, Niamh A and Jenson L, had a very successful Friday evening, winning the School Bell Boating Competition.  This win was for the second year running!   Great ...

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Places available within our Reception Class – September 2017

If you are looking for a Reception Class place for your child, starting September 2017, please do come and have a look around our lovely school! Please telephone Mrs Harris (0118 940 2024) or email the school office (office.3810@shiplake.oxon.sch.uk) to make an appointment. Looking for a place in another year group?  Please call for up-to-date ...

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Year Two Newsletter – Summer Term 2017

Dear Parents, I hope you have all had a lovely Easter break and both you and the children are feeling refreshed and ready to return to school. Thank you to those parents who came to the SATs meeting last term, I hope it was useful! For those of you who didn’t manage to attend you ...

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Year One Newsletter – Summer Term 2017

Dear Parents and Carers,  Welcome back to school, I hope you all had a lovely Easter break!   Summer Term   English: Our writing this term, both fiction and non-fiction will be based around dinosaurs. We will be looking at information books, creating fact sheets and will be working towards writing our own fantasy story ...

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Reception Class Newsletter – Summer Term 2017

Welcome back. We hope you had a happy and relaxing Easter break. Our topic this term is mini-beasts. We have loved meeting the new mini-beasts that have entered our classroom since Monday and we look forward to having ALL of these in by Friday! Over the course of the next 5 weeks we will become ...

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OFSTED and SIAMS Inspections – December 2016

I am delighted to report that OFSTED has judged our school to be `Good`.  The letter has outlined many positive developments and improvements since the previous inspection in 2011. In particular, OFSTED commented on the strength and depth of our Head and leadership team, the high academic standards the school achieves and the good support ...

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Fantastic support for Operation Christmas Child!

We would like to thank you all for the wonderful shoebox gift donations.  All 96 of them have been collected and have been taken to Shiplake Church ready for the special service at 11.00am on Sunday morning. Listening to the children talking about the project around school, some have really thought hard about the types ...

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Shiplake Christmas Fair – Shopping Extravaganza and Pamper Day!

Shiplake Primary PTFA have teamed up with Shiplake Village Nursery to bring you a fantastic Christmas Shopping and Pamper Day Extravaganza! THURSDAY 10TH NOVEMBER 2016 FROM 9.30AM TO 5.30PM Hampstead Farmhouse RG9 4LG (off A4155) Plenty of parking available! This year we have an amazing day long Christmas Fair planned with an abundance of original ...

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