Category Archives: School News

Grandparents’ Day

May Day saw a procession from the school to the playground and a display of some wonderful traditional Maypole Dancing in front of many of the children’s grandparents. This was followed by tea and cakes served in our Chancel while pupils … Continue reading

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The Good Life!

Here at Shoscombe we grow our own fruit and vegetables both on site at school and on our allotment up at Braysdown. Regular class visits are made to plant and pick our produce as well as one of our parents running an … Continue reading

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Comenius Visit Update

On the last week of term we welcomed our Comenius Visitors from Denmark, Spain, France and Southern Ireland. Both staff and children alike had a wonderful time here at school on the Monday evening enjoying a fantastic buffet. On the Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Dance Umbrella 2015

Year 5 and 6 performed their Dance Umbrella show at The Forum again and were amazing! They certainly peaked at the right time; the audience showed their appreciation with loud applause and whoops of encouragement!

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Comenius Visit

Shoscombe  will be hosting staff and children from our Comenius partner schools in Denmark, France, Ireland and Catalonia (Spain)  A total of 32 children will stay with families. The visiting staff and children will have the opportunity to experience life … Continue reading

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Arts Mark Gold

We are proud to have received the news that we are now an Artsmark Gold school! ‘Your arts partnerships ( for example our work with Edwina Bridgeman, The Egg Theatre, The Djembe Drumming Project, John and Emma MacDonald, Vivien Ellis, … Continue reading

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Arts Award Trip

Last week the Arts Award group visited Edwina Bridgeman¹s exhibition at the Victoria Art Gallery in Bath.  Edwina has previously worked with all the children in Shoscombe school as part of our Comenius projects, creating art using recycled materials.  It … Continue reading

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Outstanding SIAMS

Dear mums, dads and carers, Two weeks ago Shoscombe Church School were visited by Rev. John Angle an inspector for Church Schools (Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools- SIAMS). I am delighted to report that the grading given to … Continue reading

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Forest School Fire

As part of our new class topic on Light and Sound, Reception Class had a campfire in the Forest School area. We looked carefully at the colours and shapes of the flames, and listened to the sound of the fire … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day

Year 3 and 4 have made their own Remembrance Cross display. They wrote some wonderful prayers on the poppies which you are welcome to come in and read.

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