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Year 6 returned today from their annual residential. This year they visited Cummulus Outdoors, they all had an amazing time and the weather was perfect.

Whole School Beach Trip to Weymouth. A lovely, fun day was had by all children and staff.

Well done to Thomas P for climbing Pen Y Fan, and more, this weekend (01 July 2019). Super fitness! We're really proud of you!

We enjoyed learning all about Eddie the barn owl today (1st July 2019.)

2019 Sports Day - 28th June. 
Well done to each of our four houses: 
1st place (88 points)  - Willow
2nd place - (69 points) - Oak
3rd place - (59 points) - Beech
4th place - (51 points) - Ash

Year 5s had a super Science day today - 26th June 2019 - flame testing to identify different minerals. The children loved burning potassium, lithium, calcium, copper etc to predict the different flame colours. Everyone was truly 'fired up' to scientifically investigate more!

Thank you to everyone who supported our Fever on the Field 2019. A sunny, fun, relaxed afternoon today (22nd June) - thank you to Cate and Sam who had it all fabulously organised again this year.

Well done to our 100% attenders - a super achievement to be in school every day from September to now; 13th June 2019

Congratulations to Ruby in Year 6 who got her hair cut short for charity. We're very proud of you,  Ruby - thank you for extending the hand of kindness.

Grass fun on the field

The sun has got his hat on! We had a wonderful lunchtime play today (27th March ’19) being creative with our freshly cut grass and forest school skills. Harriet and her team made a super ‘Daisy Unicorn’ whilst Lauren and her team created an amazing floral, grassy bug hotel. Super teamwork everyone from all the staff.

Everyone having fun buying gifts at the Mother's Day sale. Thank you to Mrs Rozycki and her team.

Congratulations to our netball team - winners of the local schools' 2019 Tournament today (20/03/19) Sasha, Ellie, Lauren, Ruby, Caitlin, Ben, Jacob, Joshua and Joshua - we are all very proud of you. Fantastic team work today.

We enjoyed our 2019 World Book Day Celebrations today 7th March- ‘Favourite Bedtime Stories:’ Our older pupils really enjoyed reading to our Reception, Year 1 and Year 2s. Years 3 and 4 pupils enjoyed sharing their favourite books with each-other. A huge thank you to Mrs Rozycki for providing hot chocolate and biscuits to the whole school. Rev and Mrs Rogers held a super Collective Worship Assembly for everyone and then helped to give out our treats. Well done to everyone who arrived in their pyjamas and slippers. We had really good fun.

We're off! Whole school trek - every child a walker. We have every minute of the school day covered by walkers to raise money for our new chrome books. 15/02/19

Congratulations to our Tag Rugby Team today, 12th Feb '19. Three matches and three wins against local schools: 4-3     12-1     6-1   

We are extremely proud of such a display of skills, talent, sportsmanship and excellent manners today at the KA Tournament. Well done everyone. Mrs Shearer

01/02/19 - Happy snow day everyone. Charlie and his Ladybird friends said 'Best day ever in school '
Well done to all of our amazing staff members and children for showing such kind, helpful hands. It was lovely to see our older pupils looking after our younger children - helping with wellies, zipping up coats and teaching them to build a snowman. Thank you to parents who have emailed a special thank you to our staff for keeping our school open.

Thank you also to Alfie and Maddie's mum for volunteering to help at lunch time. Great team work all day. Mrs Shearer.

Fun with Mr Snowman

Following the amazing sponsored cycle during Science Week we were able to start buying new equipment for our science learning. Mrs Bendell showed the new equipment to the staff and children during a special Collective Worship session. We still have money in the pot so there will be more exciting new items to follow!

A very Happy Christmas and a peaceful 2019  from all in our school community. Father Christmas visited today just to check the naughty or nice list!

Our wonderful Dragonflies and Butterflies enjoy a final rehearsal for their big show tomorrow - 19th Dec. Fantastic singing and acting from our youngest classes. Thank you to all staff and children for a fantastic 2018 nativity.

Heaps of fun today, 13th Dec; well done to all our budding magicians! A special well done to Aidan in Year 3 who waved the wand to produce a REAL white rabbit, Snowy!

Our  annual School  Carol Service this evening in St Nicholas. (12th Dec 2018.) Thank  you, and a huge well done,  to all of our super star readers and  singers.
Well done and Thank you for your kind donations - you raised £92.42 for The Children's Society from this evening's Carol Service. Mrs Shearer.

A scrumptious Christmas lunch for our children and staff today, 12th Dec. '18. Some of our children wished it could be a Christmas lunch every day!

Thank you to our hot meals provider, Andy and his team  from The Half Moon, Horsington. Also, thank you  to all of our school staff who  helped at lunchtime today. Great team work everyone. Well done to Josie for trying the Brussel sprout.

Wonderful Green Fingers' gardening skills today, 11th Dec '18. A beautiful Christmas wreath for our school's front door using greenery from our Learning Garden. Thank you to Josie, Ryan, Noah, Izabella and Mrs Howell.

A sincere thank you to the Peckover and Basson families who made our whole school from gingerbread. The children enjoyed eating St Nicholas, our school car park, play equipment, playground  and even the staff cars. Lauren, in Year 5, said: 'No one would ever believe I ate my Headteacher's car!'
Well done to Sammie and Liz for spending 2 days on this amazing creation. Our pupils from all year groups loved it eating it.  Our gingerbread school raised a commendable £106. Thank you to all who supported our break time treat yesterday and today. (10th and 11th Dec. '18) Our whole school bake off has now raised a final total of £366. Well done to everyone in our school community. Mrs Shearer.

St. Nicholas had its first 'Bake Off' which proved to be a huge success! Thank you to everyone who entered the competition and donated towards helping raise funds for our ICT resources. So far, we have raised an amazing £260! 
The entries were incredibly creative, innovative and delicious, including the entire school grounds made from ginger bread (see picture below)!

Congratulations to all our winners and runners up and a special well done to our ultimate Star Baker - Hope, in Hedgehog Class. 

A huge thank you to everyone who helped raise our final total (last few donations came in after school on Friday) of £107 for Children in Need 2018. Fantastic hair styling and hat choice everyone! A fun day on 16/11/18

We say a most sincere  thank you to those who went to war to give us the freedom that we enjoy today. 'We will remember them.'
Led by the wonderful Colonel Howard Bentley-Marchant and our Parish Council, our pupils unveiled a new memorial bench and also planted our Field of Remembrance outside our school. A lovely turnout of parents, friends, local residents and friends further afield.

Thank you to Dilpreet and Diljit's family for sending in scrumptious food gifts to celebrate their special week. Everyone enjoyed taking part - especially Dilpreet winding the fabric to create a superb turban for Mrs Shearer in Collective Worship. Skilful work!

Our Harvest Celebrations

LOTC focus - learning outside the classroom:

Fun and creativity today (08/10/18) at playtime - the children used their initiative and constructed a football stadium and hotel out of natural materials. Well done to Alfie E and Charlie H for coming up with the idea and for organising a super construction team!

Congratulations to our newly formed football team. A super achievement in this term's local schools'  tournament at KA. 3rd place out of 10 is excellent! (27/09/18) First half of the tournament - our  team won all of their four matches. Archie and Harley let no balls in to the goal! Super goalie skills! We're really proud of the whole team - whole school celebration today in assembly.

Congratulations to Ruby in Year 5 - we're very proud of you gaining a merit in your Grade 2 Ballet examination. We will celebrate in assembly tomorrow

26 Sept 2018

Thank you to Colonel Bentley-Marchant for being our special guest with our school community today, 21st September 2018. We welcome our silent soldier to St Nicholas - a symbol of hope, perseverance, love and sacrifice.
Our nation and World has been shaped by these brave men and women. 'Lest we forget.'

Great fun today with the ladies from our local WI. We really enjoyed learning more about The Suffragette Movement - History and Politics brought to life at St Nicholas. (Sept '18)

Summer 2018 holiday home reading success - well done to Jacob, Evie-Rae, Morgan, Izabella and Logan. We're really proud of your efforts.

Huge congratulations to our Year 3-6 Athletes; ANOTHER WIN! We are so proud of you all for winning another local schools' sporting challenge (2018 Top Link Festival) this term. What a talented group! Well done to everyone for displaying a commendable level of determination, skill and speed. Congratulations to those who won their categories.

What a week! High temperatures and new heights...well done to Freya for reaching the top. Year 6 residential fun at Mill on the Brue. (June 2018)

Congratulations everyone - a fantastic 2018 Sports Day. Well done to everyone for doing their very best. Congratulations to Oak House for winning the 2018 Sports Cup.
       House Team Total Points:
         Oak = 80   Willow = 68 
         Ash = 58    Beech = 49

Well done and thank you to everyone in our Music Spectacular Performance 2018 today, 21 June. We really enjoyed your dancing, singing, recorder and piano performances. It was great to see a full house this afternoon for our display of musical talent from Year R to Year 6.

Promoting pupil leadership:
Year 1 had fun with their fraction challenges today (19 June) in Maths. A big thank you to our Year 5 & 6 pupils who practised being 'mini teachers.'

We had a fantastic whole school trip to see Dippy in Dorchester today, 25 April. Amazing facts, fun and sun.

We had a fabulous, whole school  sunny play in Borough Gardens today before seeing Dippy. (25 April)

Sports winners again! Congratulations to our amazing netball team for winning the local primary schools' 2018 tournament.
The team won all their games on 20th March. What an amazing achievement!

Thank you everyone - we didn't imagine we could get so many pennies for our trail today - 22 March. A really fun penny trail for Sports Relief.
Total coming soon - it may take a while to count so many pennies!!!!

Well done to Thomas in Year 4 who assisted Mrs Ewins-Strowger in leading our assembly on Autism Awareness today (21/03/18). All pupils and staff thoroughly enjoyed the presentation. Thank you...we learned new facts today.

We offer private 1:1 piano, singing and recorder lessons during the school day; well done to our new starts (Ellie, Thomas and Lauren) for a fantastic piano performance in assembly today - 21/03/18. We are very proud of your conscientiousness and determination.

Well done to everyone for making an extra special effort this year with our Easter bonnets and gardens. Excellent creativity and talent shown today. Thank you to  all who encouraged and helped their child. A unique experience indeed – Easter bonnets and gardens in the snow today, Monday 19th March 2018. Well done to our 14 winners and runners up – see photos from today below.

Every family in the school took part in the Mothers Day Sale and enjoyed the independence of shopping for a present and spending money in our 'School Shop'.

Excellent effort everyone - we almost had 100% attendance today (1st March) for our 2018 World Book Day Celebrations. Fantastic costumes and effort everyone, including staff. Thank you to Mrs McGinty for leading our special Collective Worship Assembly today.

The children are enjoying the new sports coach in their after school club.

Thank you to Ruby B for taking an idea and turning it in to a reality; our school raised £116 for World Cancer Day 2018. Thank you to all the children and staff for supporting and encouraging Ruby.

Our Year Rs and 1s really enjoyed showing us their writing, dancing and singing, trip photos, Viking boats and racing cars in today's parents' celebration assembly. Well done Dragonflies.

Our Year 2 and 3 Butterflies worked so hard for Miss Steninger that she had to bring everyone to Mrs Shearer to get their special golden award. We saw good listening ears, good looking eyes and kind hands all week. Well done Butterflies! (A fun challenge to fit you all in my office today.)

Well done to our Athletics Team for participating in the County Finals in Taunton - our school team is now in the 2018 top 7 athletics teams in Somerset.  A commendable achievement indeed. We are very proud of our children. Thank you to Miss Steninger for leading and inspiring the children, some of whom were the youngest (by 3 years) in the finals.

Hedgehog Class had fun learning circus skills with Steve Burrows. Parents were invited in to learn to hula hoop, juggle, walk on stilts and much more. This was all in a good cause, fund raising with Mrs Rozycki for her forth coming trip to Zimbabwe where she will be volunteering in a Children's Home in Harare. Thank you to all the staff, children and parents for all their support.

Christmas is on its way – thank you to everyone who took part in the Operation Christmas Shoe Box Appeal. We’re off to Sherborne to load the lorry for delivery today – 14th Nov 2017

To finish off Science Week today, 3rd November, we had scaly visitors.

Congratulations Zachary - we are very proud of you (and your whole family) for doing the 10k Twilight Walk for the Brain Tumour Charity. We loved seeing your medal in assembly today.

Celebrating reading achievement with medals and certificates today, 3rd November. Well done everyone.

Teabird's Wellie Walk and Autumn Arts Day. Lots of fun with leaves, paint, apple bobbing and hot chocolate.

First aid training day for all of our children - great fun with the recovery position. We also enjoyed Fudge's visit and listening to his heart beat.

A fun start to our Science Focus Week today on 30 October: 'The Air Around Us.' We investigated candles burning with different amounts of oxygen, air and weight and also air as a pushing and pulling force. The air blaster was great fun. Look out for more photos from the week.


A very enjoyable Harvest Celebration Service today, 6th October, 2017. Well done to our children and staff - beautiful singing, clear speaking and very kind hands with bringing in food for The Lord's Larder Food Bank.

Off we go on our adventure to see King Tutankhamun and his treasure.

Autumn 2017 - learning about kindness and friendship in our Collective Worship Assembly. The pictures appear as the story unfolds. Susan, the story teller, captures our attention.

We've started our 2017 Harvest Celebrations - we enjoyed our home grown apples from our school learning garden; scrumptious and juicy! A perfect way to end the week.

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