School Open Afternoon

On Friday 20th October we opened our doors and invited parents and family friends to come and view the school as ‘a working school.’  The children were involved in Project Based Learning activities which focused on the Archaeological activities they had been learning throughout the week. The children always talk […]

Harvest Celebrations

Our Harvest Service was held on 29th September 2017 at St Faith’s church and led by the children in Class1 and 2. The church was decorated with flowers and produce, and it was lovely to see so many parents and relatives attending the service.

Thank you for all the donations of […]

Yenworthy Lodge Residential

Our Year 5 and 6 pupils began the new academic year with a residential to Yenworthy Lodge in Devon. The children and staff had another fantastic and fun-filled week of rock climbing, surfing, and kayaking as well as a number of other challenging outdoor and adventurous activities.

Year Six Leavers’ Service

Our Year Six Leavers’ Service took place at St Faith’s church in Shellingford on Thursday 20th July.  This special service was held to celebrate and prepare the Year Six pupils’ as they embark upon the next stage of their journey of life and learning. During the service, the Year Sixes […]

Sports Day

The whole school had a wonderful time at our school Sports Day.   The children took part in team activities in their ‘Family Groups’ which were then followed by a series of competitive track events. Certificates were awarded for the overall winning team and to the team who demonstrated the best […]

Bugsy Malone

Our summer production of Bugsy Malone was just fantastic! Congratulations to the children for two outstanding performances and to Mr Drew in particular for leading the production.  £243.25 was raised in donations to cover the cost of the performance fees and video licence.

ShWimbledon 2017!

Our ShWimbledon tennis competition this year was held over two days on: Thursday 29th June for Class 1 and 2 in school; and on Friday 30th June for Class 3 and 4 at The Faringdon Tennis Club.  The event involved competitive sessions and mini coaching games for the children and […]

FoSS Fun Day

Thank you to everyone who supported our Fun Day on Saturday the 10th June.  The amount raised this year is in the region of a fantastic £2,241. I am sure you will join me in saying a huge thank you to the FoSS committee for organising the event and to […]

Community Picnic Luncheon

We held a special Community Picnic on the village green for Shellingford residents and school governors in aid of ‘Children on the Edge’ on Friday 26th May.  It was a perfect day for a picnic and the children in Class 4 served refreshments and everyone received a celebratory piece of […]

BeSpace: prayer and reflection

An exciting event took place at our school on the 26th and 27th April 2017. We arranged for an outdoor prayer and reflection space for the school community to engage with organised by Oxford based charity ‘BeSpace.’ The aim of BeSpace is to ‘help Christians serve their local communities through […]

Easter Service

Our end of term Easter Service was held at St Faith’s church for our school community.  The children in Class 4 led the service and reflected on the meaning of Easter and why Christians celebrate it.  The school rejoiced in song and the Reverend Jeremy Goulston spoke about the purpose […]

RE Big Question Day

On Friday 31st March the whole school debated ‘What does it mean to be a Christian in the world?’ as part of the school’s enquiry based Religious Education curriculum.  The oldest children travelled to Jerusalem and learnt about the claims of the different world religions on the city. They held […]