Griffins Class

Tree Planting

As part of our work on sustainability, our Year 5 and 6 pupils were delighted to be invited to plant 60 trees in the grounds of St Mary the Virgin church. One of our governors Julia, organised the tree planting through the Essex Forest Initiative. The children absolutely loved  being in the outdoors, digging and…

Village People-Pegasus Class out and about

As part of their study of the history of Great Bardfield, Pegasus class have been out and about in Great Bardfield, finding out about the architecture, who lived where in the village in the past and the famous landmarks.

The Bawden Rooms

Huge thanks to Claire Willets for opening the Bawden Rooms in the village so that our Leprechaun and Phoenix Class pupils could deepen their historical knowledge of the village of Great Bardfield. They really enjoyed learning more about the Bardfield Artists.

The Quaker Meeting House

As part of our study of the history of Great Bardfield our Year 5 and 6 Phoenix Class pupils visited the Quaker Meeting House in the village.

Little Readers-Reception

Our Reception Unicorns, absolutely relished the opportunity to read with our very patient and kind Phoenix class friends. The children gain so much from reading to each other.

Little Readers-Year One

At Great Bardfield Primary School we know how important Reading is to developing little minds and to building skills and knowledge for our older children. Our Year 5 and 6 children loved reading with our Year 1 Pixies this week.

SCOOTABILITY

Our children love to be outside in the beautiful environment at Great Bardfield Primary School. We offer Bikebility to our Year 6 pupils in the autumn term and to encourage our younger children to scoot to school, we offered Scootability so that they could learn to ride their scooters safely.

Christmas 2022

It has been such a difficult year with the effects of Covid on everyone. This Christmas, more than ever, it felt very important to get back to our traditions. We were delighted to offer and enjoy all of the important events that make our school so special including: going to the pantomime, our Christmas Fair,…

Roald Dahl Day

This is one of our favourite non uniform days of the year! Each year the children love to get dressed up and celebrate the stories of this much loved author. The children spend the day sharing stories and enjoying lots of fun filled reading activities.

Smile Boxes

Our Smile Box Assembly is such an important tradition at Great Bardfield Primary School. Each year in December our dear friend George Mills comes to school and collects more than 100 Smile Boxes. These are boxes filled with love and good wishes for an children’s therapy centre that George has supported in the Ukraine for…