Easter Service

We always look forward to our Easter Service at St Faith’s Church in Shellingford. Easter is at the heart of the Christian faith and the children in Class 4 led our service. It was lovely to see so many parents, relatives and family friends attend and join the staff and […]

Codebreaking Week

The children have involved in a series of codebreaking activities linked to the work of Alan Turing and others at Bletchley Park during the World War II. They have written and cracked codes using colour codes, sequencing, binary codes and cipher wheels. We have all had great fun solving the […]

Netball Tournament

Some of our Y4, 5 and 6 pupils represented the school in a Faringdon inter-schools Netball Tournament. They played four initial matches, winning three out of the four resulting in them going through to the semi-final. Out of 10 teams their persistence and enthusiasm culminated in us coming fourth overall. […]

British Science Week (11th – 15th March 2019)

We have been celebrating British Science Week and have had another very exciting week here at school. Year 4 had a wonderful time at FCC designing and testing balloon powered cars. Bright Sparks inspired the children with exploding volcanoes, earthquakes, weather experiments and chemical reactions. Mrs Clementson-Mobbs also came into […]

School Open Afternoon

We had another very successful Open Afternoon and community event on Friday 8th February from 2-3pm with parents and family friends looking around the classes and talking to the children and staff about their learning.

The Story Museum and Blackwell’s Bookshop

Class 3 had a wonderful time visiting The Story Museum and Blackwell’s Bookshop on Wednesday 30th January. They spent the morning storytelling and creating stories at The Story Museum, followed by exploring the books in the children’s department at Blackwell’s Bookshop. The children came back with lots of ideas to […]

Make Me Smile – Mental Health Awareness

One-Eighty have introduced a peer-to-peer mentoring mental health awareness project for the children in Year 5/6, who then delivered the same content to the children in Y3/4. The project is told through a story of a girl who is overwhelmed by her worries. The children made felt textile faces to […]

Christmas Service

We ended the Autumn Term with our Christmas Service at St Faith’s Church on Friday 21st December to celebrate the birth of Jesus. The pupils in Class 3 recited the Christmas story and helped lead the prayers. We listened to the Bible Reading about Jesus’ birth which was read […]

Whoops-A-Daisy Angel

Pupils in Class One took centre stage in our Nativity production of ‘Whoops-A-Daisy Angel’. It was such a delightful re-telling of the Christmas story and our very youngest children performed extremely well to parents, governors and friends of the school. Children in Class 2, 3 and 4 helped […]

Watermill Theatre: Robin Hood

We took the whole school to the Watermill Theatre to see ROBIN HOOD in November. It was a wonderful experience and the children were enthralled by the actors, the scenery and all the different musical instruments that the cast played. We were very grateful to Friends of Shellingford […]