Following our recent OFSTED report we are now a 'Good' school in all areas and in overall effectiveness.
It is our 50th year on this school site - the children loved making the number 50.
We love learning about different authors - check out our Roald Dahl Day to engage the children with reading!
Reception - wellie garden...
'Talk for Writing' - using actions and words while acting out a story...
Reception - play house...
Year 3 visited the River Arun as part of their topic. We can learn so much from the river that runs through our village.
Reception - play area...
Reception allotment...awaiting planting.
Oudoor eco classroom...
Story chair in St Mary's Garden...
Forest School fire pit...
Forest school - den-building...
And the swimming pool was open till Autumn half-term!
Bugfest visit for Year 4
Some of the Bugfest creatures
Governors at the Harvest Eucharist
Father Paul at Harvest Eucharist
Horsham District Football competition
Egyptian masks as part of the children's Design and Technology
We are keen to tell the children more about the world in which they live and how they can protect our planet
Home learning projects to allow children the time to deepen their learning
Enrichment - we are keen for the children to access as many opportunities as possible.
After dressing as evacuees and visiting Pulborough Railway station, the children had a sense of purpose to write their evacuee letters
Accelerated Reader not only helps our reading skills, but also develops our vocabulary skills
Team building - opportunities to find out about our class mates, show courage and resilience and spend time outdoors
Year 4 Art work
We will remember!
We swim together as a shoal, we are all individual fish that are beautiful and have our own skills and talents.
Thank you to Andrew Griffiths for coming to present Gemma with her prize as runner up in his Christmas card competition.
Well done to the children who entered the 'Homes at Christmas' competition. We loved seeing your artwork in the window of the estate agents.
Hawking About launched the topic of 'Predators and Prey'. The children became experts on birds of prey through first hand experience.
Maths working wall to scaffold the children's learning at the point of teaching.
Sharing books in the book corner linked to our topic at the child's level.
The EYFS children were in awe today when they found that the caterpillar had made a cocoon.
Celebrating Maths with the children
Oracy - spoken language is important in developing our learners
Many more children are developing their vocabulary through reading and high quality texts
Songdoo came and worked with Year 5 children on Antibullying - we made our own St Mary's anti-bullying song. Listen to it on our front page.
Children's Mental Health Week - we are 'Growing Together'
Science - we know about the parts of our bodies
Mollie Hughes - Adventurer and Explorer and the North and South pole - talked about courage, perseverance and resilience.
Great to share a book with others
Self portraits in Early Years - art skills
Reading corners with challenging texts
The sequence of writing and the learning journey
Easter bonnet competition
Cake bake sale
We love to read!
Swimming for KS2 - progression of skills in our swimming awards
Lantern making - using our DT skills
Made by the children of St Mary's with the support of St Mary's Church
New Trim Trail July '22