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How To Train Your Dragon

In the first half term the children in Key Stage Two have enjoyed reading the first story in the series, How to Train Your Dragon. We have been finding out about the importance of characters, setting and writing strong narrative to help us with our own writing. We have been working with seven other schools…

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Harvest Festival

On Friday 16th October we celebrated Harvest Festival at school.

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My first year at Great Bardfield Primary School

Mrs Kerrell reviews the school year: So there I stood nervously on the playground waiting as the clock slowly dragged to 8.30am. Then it happened-smiling faces and excited voices. Friendly faces and curious glances-I saw you! Yes I really saw you and you me for the first time all the way back in September last…

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September After-School Clubs

We have recently added some more information about our range of After-School Clubs to the School Clubs page. Take a look and see if there’s anything your child might enjoy!

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Whole School Visit To The Seaside

On Monday the 6th July 2015 the whole school packed up their buckets and spades and set off for Mersea Island. We loaded up two coaches with 115 children and over 30 adults for a fun packed day. The locals looked on from their beach huts with mixed emotions as we descended onto the beach…

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Sports Day at Great Bardfield

What a wonderful sun-shiny day we all had! We began the morning in our Houses with each house taking part in a variety of games. These included testing a variety of the children’s skills including ball control, agility, balance, catching and throwing and speed. It was fantastic to see all of the members of each…

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Brand New Library

We are delighted with our brand new library! Thanks to the hard work of Vicky Green and her husband we ripped out the old ICT suite and redecorated it. The PTA through fundraising contributed money towards new furniture and Lorraine King has donated some new books from Miles Kelly in the village. The children added…

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Isle of Wight Year 6 Residential Visit

For the first time this year we decided to take our Year 6 children further afield on their residential visit! On the 15th June we all set off to the Isle of Wight for a fun packed week which gave all of the children fantastic opportunities to develop their independence and practice real life skills….