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  • Design a Space Station Competition - Winner!

    Published 22/01/19

    Denefield organised a competition between the local primary schools to design a space station and we found out today that after all the entries had been judged by their Year 8 Science ambassadors, Freddie was the overall winner, with Daisy and Ethan as runners up. 

    Please read the letter we received from Mrs Turner (Science Curriculum Leader at Denefield) for more information.  

    Well done Year 5!

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  • January Newsletter

    Published 21/01/19

    The January newsletter has been emailed to all parents/carers today.

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  • New club - Yoga!

    Published 17/01/19

    We now have two new clubs - 'Rainbow Yoga for Kids' on Tuesday afternoons and 'Rainbow Family Yoga' on Thursday afternoons, starting next week.

    Please see the flyer attached for full information.

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  • FAMILY QUIZ NIGHT - 1st Feb 2019

    Published 10/01/19

    FRIENDS OF DOWNSWAY invite you to their


    with fish & chip supper and licensed bar

    Friday 1st February 2019

    Doors and bar open from 6.00pm, Quiz starts at 6.30pm and Food served at 7.30pm.                                                           

    Teams of up to 6 adults (and as many under 16’s as you can manage!)

    £9.50 per adult including food

    Children FREE (unless ordering a meal)

    If you would like to come along please complete the slip below and return to the main office, together with your payment, by Monday 21st January at the latest.  Any cheques should be made payable to Friends of Downsway please.

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  • Parent/Carer Questionnaire

    Published 10/01/19

    Thank you to those who have completed the parent view questionnaire.

    There are 149 families in the school and we have received 21 responses. We have therefore extended the deadline to Monday 14th January.

    We would be very grateful if you could please complete the questionnaire as this will enable us as a school to easily see the views of our parents/carers and plan our next steps.

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  • Tag Rugby - Years 1 & 2

    Published 10/01/19

    Years 1 & 2 have started their tag rugby sessions this week.  It was a rather chilly afternoon although they still enjoyed their first session.  We have two tag rugby coaches to help deliver these sessions.

    A gentle reminder that all pupils should bring their PE kits into school on a Monday morning and that it is highly recommended that they have a tracksuit to keep them warm during their outdoor PE sessions during this term.

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  • Big Write Talk Focus is 'The Best Day'

    Published 10/01/19

    An email has been sent today to parents/carers in Years 1 to 6 regarding Big Write, including the talk focus areas for the remainder of this academic year.

    A copy of the information sent is included on our website.

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  • Happy New Year & Welcome Back!

    Published 07/01/19

    Happy new year to you all! 

    We hope you have had a good break and are now ready for Spring term 2019. 

    The weekly reminders have been sent out today, so hopefully that will ease you back in gently!

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  • Merry Christmas to you!

    Published 20/12/18

    On behalf of all the staff and Governors at Downsway Primary School, we would like to wish you a very merry Christmas and a happy new year!

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  • Downsway has been invaded by elves!

    Published 20/12/18

    Thank you so much to everyone who has supported our 'Elf Day' events. 

    £315 has been raised, which is an amazing amount for the Alzheimer's Society.

    Ethan won the elf and has called it 'Santa'!

    Thank you to Miss Rackley for organising this event. 

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