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Newsletter – 26 Nov

Message from the Headteacher In this week’s assemblies, children have been learning more about being a Rights Respecting School by finding out about the ABCDE of Rights A: Rights are for ALL childrenB: Rights are there at BIRTHC: Rights CANNOT be taken away D: Rights DO NOT have to be earnt E: All rights are EQUALLY important On 20th November, it was World Children’s Day and, to find out about […]

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Newsletter – 19 November

Message from the Headteacher Thank you to Miss McLachlan, the School Council and everyone who supported the Children In Need fundraiser today – it was a great community event! We’ll update you with the total raised on Monday. Thank you for all the creative entries to our Anti-bullying Poster Competition; our Values Ambassadors found it very difficult to choose just one winner from each year […]

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Newsletter – 12th November

Message from the Headteacher Thank you to everyone who supported the non-uniform day with donations for the upcoming Christmas Fair. Christmas card packs are in book bags today, so if you would like your child to design a card, please return these by Tuesday 16th November. Our wreath-layers and readers did us proud at the annual village Remembrance Service on 11th November; […]

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Newsletter – 5th November

Message from the Headteacher As you will have read in the message that went out earlier today, governors are delighted to announce the appointment of Mrs. Gillian Fraser as the new permanent head teacher here at Long Wittenham. I have had the pleasure of working with Mrs. Fraser as her current school, Stoke Row, is […]

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Christian Aid donation of £35.59 and 150 packages

Newsletter – 15th October

Message from the Headteacher I have been so impressed by the way that our new starters have so quickly become part of the school community! Asylum Welcome interpreters have been a tremendous help; members of staff have really gone above and beyond to find out about good practice, provide bespoke language lessons and put in extra hours […]

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Newsletter – 1st October

Message from the Headteacher Thank you to everyone who attended the parent consultations on the revised Anti-bullying Policy on Wednesday. I will be making adjustments in line with feedback before taking the policy to the Full Governing Board meeting next week. On Thursday, we had a visit from Paul Hargreaves, maths specialist appointed by the Local Authority. He visited […]

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Newsletter – 24 September

Message from the Headteacher Thank you to everyone who attended the Autumn Term Class Meetings on Monday – we had a great turn-out! Singing Club is going well and children in Eagles class are enjoying their swimming lessons at Didcot Wave. We are very grateful to Miss McLachlan for all her work behind the scenes to get the onto Twitter and Instagram – we’re now live! Please […]

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Newsletter – 17 September

Message from the Headteacher Haven’t we been lucky with this September sunshine? I have been on lunchtime supervision in the hall every day and it’s great to see the children coming in relaxed and happy from enjoying playtime in our wonderful school grounds. Although it’s been hard work for us all getting back into the routines of […]

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Newsletter – 10 September 2021

Message from the Headteacher We’ve had an excellent start to the autumn term; new pupils have settled in brilliantly and it already feels like they’re part of the team! We hope they will all be very happy here at Long Wittenham School. I have been very impressed by the positive attitude to learning and exemplary behaviour […]

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