Month: November 2019

We’re celebrating today as we’re in the top 2 % of ALL primary schools in the country for phonics !

November 8, 2019

The Minister for School Standards,  Rt Hon Nick Gibb MP, sent a letter to congratulate us ” on your schools outstanding achievements in the 2019 phonics screening check. Your excellent teaching of phonics is something I hope to see replicated across the country”.

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Reflection Area transformation over the half term break!

November 7, 2019

When the children returned to school on Monday they were delighted to see that the Reflection Area improvements had been completed!   The area had been transformed from a muddy patch (pictured above) into a lovely paved and grassed area with built in seating and planted areas.  The Reflection Gazebo will be reinstalled very soon […]

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Cross country success for Shiplake Primary pupils

November 7, 2019

On a very damp and slightly chilly Tuesday, 450  Year 3/4 and 5/6 pupils from 22 primary schools came together for the annual cross country meet. It was fantastic to see so many keen, aspirational and very talented young runners ready to take on the courses of 1500 and 2000m. Having made good time the […]

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Look what appeared outside Year 3’s Classroom ??

November 6, 2019

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