Category Archives: School News

The Willow Project Continues!

Phase two of the Willow project. Last Wednesday all of the KS2 children helped to construct a willow dome at the end of our fedge. The dome will be one of the entrances to our forest school area which is … Continue reading

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World Book Day

World book day has been a great success, children from KS2 shared books with KS1 children; Mrs Hampton’s Class made a lemon café inspired by a Mexican book; Mr Steven’s class made the most horrific potions; Mrs Rorison’s class became … Continue reading

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Thai Day

Thai day was a huge success, a big thank you to the year 4 girls and Mrs Crook for all their hard work. The year 4 girls have been working on an equalities project; they won a grant to organize … Continue reading

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Willow Workshop

Last week all the children at school worked on a willow project with visiting environmental artist Mary Cross. Children learnt how to weave an individual item such as a bird feeder, fish or star. They also worked together to plant … Continue reading

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Comenius Visit to Barcelona

Last week as part of the Comenius 100 Project, Mrs Gascoigne, Mrs Downes, Mrs Hampton and Mrs Rorison travelled to visit one of our partner schools ‘Maristes Valldemia’. The school is situated in the town of Mataro on the coast … Continue reading

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Swimming Gala

Well done to the Key Stage 2 children who represented our school at the local swimming gala this week. Lots of schools from the local area took part.  We were proud of the effort and team spirit.

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The Gruffalo comes to Key Stage 1!

As part of our topic Under the Ground, children in Reception / Year 1 have been focusing on The Gruffalo story. There are various creatures in the story who make their homes underground. We made Gruffalo puppets and Mrs Curtis filmed … Continue reading

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Mapping the local area

Year 3 and 4 visited Wellow Brooke on Wednesday afternoon. We took photographs which we  used as a stimulus for landscape picture in art and also to produce a map of Shoscombe.

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Combe Down Tunnel Walk

As part of our KS1 topic Under the Ground, children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 walked about 3 miles along the former Somerset and Dorset Railway and through the Combe Down Tunnel to Midford Station. We have been … Continue reading

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International Schools Award

Shoscombe Primary School has just received the prestigious International School Award .  Our assessors from the British Council commented ‘Your whole school community has fully embraced internationalism. You have delivered some exciting and innovative activities. These provided your students with … Continue reading

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