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  • Remembrance Display

    Published 09/11/18

    Thank you to everyone who came to see our remembrance display today. We appreciate your support.

     

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  • We will remember them...

    Published 09/11/18

    At 11am today, all classes and staff lined up on the playground to carry out a 1 minute silence.  The children's behaviour was impeccable as we silently reflected on those who have sacrificed their lives. 

    Two Year 6 pupils, Matthew and Freya, read a remembrance poem to the whole school prior to our 1 minute silence.

     

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  • Children's remembrance work on display on Friday 9th Nov for you to look at!

    Published 08/11/18

    Each class has created art work linked to remembrance.

    All the work will be on display in the hall and outside the library from tomorrow (Friday 9th Nov) at 2.45-3.45pm.

    Please come and see the children's great work!

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  • 158 meals from your donations - thank you!

    Published 08/11/18

    Thank you for your support with our Harvest Festival donations.

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  • Animal Experience for Years 1 & 2 Today!

    Published 08/11/18

    Year 1 & Year 2 enjoyed an animal experience today where they saw a range of animals; meerkat, snake, owl, hedgehog...to name a few!

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  • Christmas Fayre Sponsor - Sansome & George, Tilehurst

    Published 08/11/18

    Save the date! 

    Our Christmas Fair is on Saturday 24th November, 10am - 1pm. 

    We will need volunteers to help run some of the stalls so please watch this space! More information to follow in due course.

    Our Christmas Fayre sponsor is Sansome & George, Tilehurst and we are very grateful for their support - thank you very much.

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  • National Young Mathematicians' Competition

    Published 07/11/18

    Today we have taken part in Round 1 of the National Young Mathematicians' Awards competition at Explore Learning. Four Year 6 pupils were selected to represent Downsway - Ruby L, Nathan K, Phoebe H and Maryam A. The children were complimented on how well they worked as a team to solve the mathematical challenges. 

    We will find out in 10 days whether we have got through to Round 2 of this competition.   Thank you to Mr Grover for organising the team.

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  • Football Tournament - Year 4 Girls

    Published 07/11/18

    We took part in the Year 4 football tournament for girls at Crosfield School yesterday.  We played 5 games; drew 3 and lost 2.  The children enjoyed the tournament and showed great potential, particularly in defence.

    Well done to all the children and thank you to the parents who cheered from the sidelines, including Mr Higgs and Ms Jones who helped with transporting the team. 

    Thank you to Mr Bolton for organising the team and to Mrs Scott for attending this event too. 

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  • You can now make online payments for trips, etc.

    Published 06/11/18

     

     

    We have introduced a new service - ‘School Gateway’. This means that you will be able to make online payments via the School Gateway smartphone app or website. This is the first step of our move towards becoming a cashless school.

    Please refer to the email sent today for more information.  Copy on the website too.

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  • School Disco

    Published 05/11/18

    A BIG thank you to Friends of Downsway for organising the children's discos.  We appreciate the time taken to organise this event, and along with our parent helpers, making the discos so enjoyable for the children.  THANK YOU VERY MUCH!

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