Category Archives: Newsflashes

Spelling Shed

Hopefully, you have all now had chance to try out Spelling Shed at home. Spelling Shed is a much-loved website which has a great track record of improving spelling in primary schools. One of our pupils has recently told their teacher that “Spelling Shed is even better that Fortnite!” High praise indeed! If you have any difficulties accessing Spelling Shed, please speak to your

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Welcome Back!

We are looking forward to welcoming everyone back to school on Tuesday 3rd September. Hopefully everyone has had a lovely summer.


A huge THANK YOU to everyone who has supported our fundraising efforts so far this year. We have raised a staggering £4334 which is being used to purchase new computing equipment for pupil use. We are always on the look out for parents to help with our PTFA events, whether as part of the committee or helping to organise one of our events. If

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What parents need to know about MOMO.

National Online Safety have produced a guide to raise awareness of MOMO. This also offers advice on helping parents to talk to their children about making safer decisions online. It is well worth a read!

Welcome to Crockerne!

We are delighted to welcome Crockerne C of E Primary School to our Kaleidoscope Multi-Academy Trust. We look forward to working with you. Letter from Simon Marriott (CEO Kaleidoscope).

Weather Update

SCHOOL IS CLOSED TODAY Due to continuing weather conditions and travel difficulties for many staff members, school will remain shut today. Stay warm – and enjoy the snow! See you all on Monday!

Christmas Fayre

Our exciting Christmas Fayre is fast approaching – Saturday 1st December, 2-4pm! It is always a really well attended event, guaranteed to put you in the festive mood. As well as pocket money games and stalls for the children, there are also plenty of stall holders in attendance to help with your Christmas shopping. There may even be a visit from Santa himself!  

Disco Success

A big thank you to Rose and Darren Gillett who ran our disco yesterday. All the children enjoyed it and we made £136 profit for school PTFA. I would also like to thank all the parents and staff who helped at each disco.

Den Building

A huge thank you to everyone who came to build dens with the children. The children had a fantastic time and showed great teamwork, perseverance and kind communication – all growth mindset qualities. There were a few damp children from the ‘rain’ at the end of each session, but everyone was smiling!

Online Gaming & App Guides

The National Online Safety website has produced a fantastic range of guides to help adults support their children’s online identity through safer gaming and app usage. The guides include Minecraft, Fortnite, Roblox, Snapchat and YouTube (as well as many others), and are well worth checking out.