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Newsletter: 2nd December 2022

Christmas Post All three schools will be operating our usual Christmas Post service for children who would like to send their friends and classmates Christmas cards. So that their cards get to the correct person, please make sure the following is on the envelope: child’s first name child’s surname or initial of surname child’s class […]

Newsletter: 25th November 2022

Children In Need Thanks Wow! what a day we had on Friday, with some fabulous dressing up, a super skip-a-thon at Parkham and cookie decorating (and eating) at Woolsery. I am delighted to say that across all three schools, you donated just under £500 to this amazing charity which funds a myriad of projects supporting […]

Newsletter: 18th November 2022

Christmas Dinners Just a shout-out to remind everyone that if you want your child to have a roast dinner on Christmas Dinner Day at Buckland Brewer or Woolsery Schools, you  MUST complete this online form to book it (as well as your normal lunch booking routine) by the end of November (which is only a […]

Newsletter: 11th November 2022

Anti Bullying Week Next week is national anti-bullying week. All of our schools will be holding a range of events throughout the week to give the children the opportunity to explore what anti-bullying means and reflect on how we treat each other kindly. This year’s theme from the Anti Bullying Alliance is Reach Out. If […]

Newsletter: 4th November 2022

Staff Changes I am delighted to be able to tell you that we have secured Mrs Emily Hanger as a replacement teacher for Ms Peter, who will begin her maternity leave shortly. Mrs Hanger has previously taught at West Croft School, Bideford and at Clovelly Primary before its closure. Mrs Hanger therefore has experience of […]

Newsletter: 21st October 2022

Happy Half Term! Whatever you’re doing this Half Term, I hope you have agreat time. It’s been a very busy couple of months in our schools but the children have been amazing and their learning is really coming on. Thank you for all your support too, your contribution to home learning, reading with your child […]

Newsletter: 14th October 2022

Sports Fixtures It was lovely to see inter-school football matches continue this week, with a good turn-out from all three schools. On Monday, Woolsery hosted two games at home against Hartland and last night, Village Schools Partnership fielded two mostly Buckland/Parkham teams away against Hartland. From last night’s games, Mr Davies writes, “Village Schools Partnership […]

Newsletter: 7th October 2022

Author Visits I know Woosery children very much enjoyed hosting friends from Goldworthy Class and Tythecott Class this week so they could participate in the Author visits as part of the Appledore Book Festival. I hope the children from Parkham and Buckland Brewer enjoyed the trip out as well! Here are some photos of the […]

Newsletter: 30th September 2022

Good Luck, Runners! We have several children taking part in the first Gliddon & Squires Cross Country event of the season this weekend. The first meeting is at Northam Burrows  at 10am on Sunday. Good luck, all – we hope you have a great time and are very proud of you for representing our schools! […]

Newsletter: 23rd September 2022

Harvest! The season of Harvest celebrations is almost here. Children across the Partnership are beginning to get ready for it, learning songs and putting together a class contribution to each school’s service. Buckland Brewer’s sevice takes place at the parish church next Thursday at 1:30pm. Parents, friends and the wider community are welcome to come […]

Newsletter: 16th September 2022

HM The Queen Thank you for your understanding as the Partnerhsip has navigated the week since the Queen’s passing last Thursday. It has been very hard to tread the appropriate line between marking this historically significant moment and not overwhelming the children, and I think we’ve got the balance about right. The children have all […]

A Great day out in Torrington

Melbury and Tythecott Classes had a wonderful joint trip to Great Torrington this week to support their History and RE learning…

9th September 2022

I am sure you will join me in voicing our sadness at this evening’s news of the passing of Her Majesty The Queen. So soon after our wonderful Platinum Jubilee celebrations earlier in the year, there is an added poignancy with the announcement. From Friday and into next week, staff will be marking this moment […]

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Please remember that, from August 2022, Woolsery Primary School website is now over at This site is used solely for blog posts and newsletters for our Partnership.

Newsletter: 22nd July 2022

Business Week Success! It’s been lovely to see Business Week flourishing in both Buckland Brewer and Parkham schools this week. The children have researched and set up their own mini-enterprises with advertising, a set-up grant and stock ready for yesterday’s sales on the school playgrounds. The diversity of ideas from the children has been fantastic […]

Newsletter: 15th July 2022

Science Week A huge well done to all of our children across the Partnership for a fabulous Science Week this week. The standard of research, hypothesising and testing across all 11 classes has been amazing, not to mention the beautifully presented Investigation Boards which have been created. All three schools have already, or are about […]

Membury Services

We’ve made it as far as Membury Services, so making great time.

Newsletter: 8th July 2022

Shorter Newsletter This week’s Newsletter is shorter than usual, I’m afraid. This is due to the London Residential only getting back at 11pm on Thursday, leaving very little time to put a publication together. We’ll be back to normal next week. FOPPS’ Leavers’ Disco We are so excited to be able to see our year […]

Newsletter: 1st July 2022

London final arrangements For the Y5s who are in London next week, please remember to be in school at 7:30am on Tuesday so we can be away from school by 8am at the very latest. Don’t forget to bring spending money in two separate envelopes which Mrs Eavis will collect in when you arrive at […]

Newsletter: 24th June 2022

Adventure Champions! Well done to all of the Year 6’s who took part in last week’s residential to Bude. If you’ve not seen the photos from the week-long activity filled trip, click on the Adventure Bude 2022 link on the menu of this page to see the amazing things the children got up to. The […]

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