We have made a booking to take the children from Year 3 on a residential visit to Braeside Education Centre in Devizes from Wednesday 10th July – Friday 12th July 2019.
Braeside is ideally situated to contribute towards history and geography topics, as well as being equipped for outdoor activities with staff on hand to help. Our focus for the visit this year will be on local geography.
To view the letter that was sent home with further details, please click here
Chestnut class has been given the opportunity to perform The Planets by Gustav Holst, with an orchestra. This special event is a music project initiated by David Garcia who has written choral parts for this piece.
Neston is one of only four schools singing in this special event. The performance will be held at Corsham Secondary at 18.30 on Tuesday 12th February. The rehearsal will also be held on the 12th, prior to the concert, at 17.15 - 18.00. The children will need to be at Corsham Secondary by 17.00.
Please could the children rehearse the Neptune and Jupiter songs by following the link. https://mathewhackits.wixsite.com/theplanets
To view the letter that was sent home, please click here.
Melksham Oak Community School are holding their "Working Together" evening on Thursday 31st January 2019 from 6pm to 7.30pm.
The purpose of the evening is to give you an insight into how your child will learn at Melksham Oak, and to give your child the experience of a secondary school lesson.
Please click here for further details.
We are delighted to tell you that we have arranged an exciting and inspiring Robotics Challenge Day for our Year 5 and 6 children in Term 4. Classrooms will be transformed into ‘Robotic Labs’ for the day! Children will use Lego Mindstorms to build robots and program them to carry out a mission. This will also be a great opportunity for the children to work collaboratively with IT programming professionals and specialist equipment.
Please see the attached letter for further details.
Hard copies have also been sent home.
You are invited to a Learning Showcase in your child’s class which will give you the opportunity to view your child’s school books and see what they learnt last term.
Below are the dates and times of these briefings.
Maple Thursday 10th January 2.45pm – 3.15pm
Silver Birch Friday 11th January 2.45pm – 3.15pm
Chestnut Monday 14th January 9.00am – 9.30am
Hazel Wednesday 16th January 2.45pm – 3.15pm
Oak Thursday 17th January 2.45pm – 3.15pm
Beech Friday 18th January 2.45pm – 3.15pm
You are invited to a briefing in your child’s new class which will give you information about what your child will be learning, the structure of their week and will also give you an opportunity to ask your child’s new teacher any questions.
Please click here for the dates and times of these briefings.
Parents are warmly welcomed to this year's Leavers Assembly which will take place on Friday 20th July at 9.10am in the school hall.
As an end of year treat we are planning a Year Six camp-out on Friday 20th July to the morning of Saturday 21st July. We will be camping within the school grounds in tents and will be having a barbeque and campfire to mark the end of Beech’s primary school career!
Please click here for further details.
With the end of year assembly drawing closer we would like to offer you the chance to have a copy of the photographs that will be shown during the event.
Please click here to see the letter with further details regarding permission and privacy.
The annual KS2 intra house cricket tournament will take place on Thursday 19th July.
Please could children come to school in their PE kits wearing their house colour t-shirt.
Children can remain in their PE kits for the reaminder of the day if they so wish.
Oak class will be having a picnic on Monday 23rd July. Letters were sent home on 16th July with further details.