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It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas 

Posted: 02/12/2019
Lynn Nash


We have decorated a tree at local farm shop Tre Pol Pen. Children from both classes made some amazing decorations. The trees will be showcased in a Christmas shopping event on 5th December.

 


Reading Is Fun! 

Posted: 05/11/2019
Lynn Nash


We have invested in some lovely reading diaries. Reading is such a crucial skill, not just for school but for life! Please use these diaries to record reading that has taken place at home. Celebrate the books with your children and have fun using the stickers and completing the reading awards.
Happy Reading!

 


Meet the Governors 

Posted: 09/10/2019
Lynn Nash


Some of the parents met two of our Governors last week. For those of you who couldn't make it let me introduce you to Mr. Stephen Corcoran our Chair of Governors and Mrs. Caroline Lake our EYFS Governor.  If you have any questions, ideas or comments for them then do not hesitate to email Stephen on stephen.corcoran1@btinternet.com. 
The next 'meet with the Governors' will be on 28th January 2020 at 1.00pm.

 


Come to Breakfast Club! 

Posted: 08/10/2019
Lynn Nash

Breakfast Club is Fun!

Why not send your child/ren to breakfast club at school. It starts at 8.00am every day. They can enjoy a healthy, tasty breakfast. There are also lots of games to play and we are investing in some new play equipment- take a look at the new dolls house!

 


Welcome Back 

Posted: 10/09/2019
Lynn Nash

Welcome back and hello!

Welcome back to school! Hope that you have had a wonderful summer with your families. We are pleased to welcome a new face to Gunnislake- Mr. Jamie Clatworthy. Mr. Clatworthy (AKA Mr. C) is in his second year of teaching and is full of great ideas to make learning fun for the children. Mr C. is a big fan of sport- especially football and will be working hard to develop PE across Gunnislake (and Delaware too). I know that you will join me in welcoming him . 
Mrs Feakins is having a great time on her travels around the globe and we are all missing her. We welcome two new members of staff in class 1- Miss Marianne Wright and Miss Elowen Fleming- they have settled in well and are getting to know the children. They are great additions to our team here at Gunnislake.
We also welcome back Mrs Fraser who has returned to the office following her absence in the summer term due to a toe injury. It's lovely to have you back, Dawn!

 


Mayest Dragon 

Posted: 23/07/2019
Lynn Nash


Well done Miss Martin for being the body of our Mayest Dragon. It was a fantastic morning and great to see our school represented!

 


Staying Safe Around Dogs 

Posted: 23/07/2019
Lynn Nash


Lots of us have dogs but some children are quite scared by them. We were lucky this term to have a lesson on how to approach dogs so that they don't feel threatened by the children and the children feel more confident. What a great life lesson! 

 


En Garde 

Posted: 23/07/2019
Lynn Nash


This term the children have really enjoyed our after school fencing club! It has helped those children taking part to use their Mr. Bump skills and not give up when it was difficult. A really brilliant sport to try- funded by our Sport Premium funds!

 


Sports Day 

Posted: 23/07/2019
Lynn Nash


Our annual sports day was a great success.The rain held off and we all enjoyed the various races and the team point building events. The afternoon concluded with a mass dance to raise some cash for Tesco Dance Beats!

 


New Mural 

Posted: 23/07/2019
Lynn Nash


Our children have been using their artistic talents to make clay tiles for a mural to brighten up Gunnislake train station. They worked with local potter, Rosie Fiereck. The finished mural is really amazing and we are so proud of everyone who contributed to it.

 


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