We were thrilled to receive this wonderful letter from the Director of Education, Clare Kershaw, congratulating us on our recent Ofsted Inspection. Ofsted congratulations letter Great Bardfield Primary (2)
We are delighted to share the news that Great Bardfield Primary school continues to be rated GOOD by Ofsted. In the report it says, ‘At Great Bardfield Primary School, pupils are proud of their school and live up to the well established school values. Pupils appreciate the school’s positive ethos. They feel both safe and…
This week to show support for other children in The Ukraine, Great Bardfield Primary pupils made yellow and blue sunflowers. We wrote a message for peace on the back and have put them on our front fence to encourage everyone to think of the people there and what they are going through. We have had…
The children (and staff) th0roughly enjoyed dressing up as book characters for World Book Day. Our Unicorns also painted picture of well known characters from nursery rhymes. Thanks to everyone we raised £116 FOR Save the Children to support children and their families in Ukraine.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.