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The latest news from Charvil Piggott Primary

For the full Newsletter and copies of letters sent home please visit the Parents page

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  • Foundation trip to Rushall Farm

    Published 06/03/20

    Our Foundation class had a lovely trip  to Rushall Farm last week.

    Luckily, the horrendous weather which was forecast didn’t appear and they had a fantastic day.

    They went exploring in the woods, played some fun games to help them learn about food chains, and how bees know where the best flowers are.

    They went pond dipping to explore the tiny creatures living in the water, and had a trailer ride into the farmyard.

    At the farmyard they visited all the animals—the cows, the pigs, the sheep, and the hens.

    They even had the chance to hold and cuddle a baby lamb and say hello to the farm bull - Major Lee - he was enormous!

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  • Coronavirus (Covid-19) updated advice

    Published 02/03/20

    We are continuing to keep you updated on the government’s response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

    Department for Education Coronavirus helpline

    Today, we have launched a new helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline as follows:

    Phone: 0800 046 8687
    Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk
    Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)

    • No school should close in response to a suspected (or confirmed) COVID-19 case unless directed to do so by Public Health England.

    The importance of hygiene

    Personal hygiene is the most important way we can tackle COVID-19. Please help us in sharing simple and effective hand hygiene messages.

    Public Health England has a dedicated webpage with a range of posters and digital materials at:

    https://campaignresources.phe.gov.uk/resources/campaigns/101-coronavirus-/resources

    Sign up is quick, free and means you will be alerted as more resources are made available.

    New guidance for employers

    The Department for Business (BEIS) and Public Health England have issued guidance for employers, which you can find at:

    https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-employers-and-businesses-about-covid-19/guidance-for-employers-and-businesses-on-covid-19

    Where to find the latest information

    Updates on COVID-19:
    https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

    Guidance for educational settings:
    https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-educational-settings-about-covid-19

    Travel advice for those travelling and living overseas:
    https://www.gov.uk/guidance/travel-advice-novel-coronavirus

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  • Year 5 50’s 60’s and 70’s day!

    Published 15/11/19

    On 21st October Year 5 had a 50’s 60’s and 70’s day. First we did a word search filled with things, and people that would be around in the 60’s like Elvis Presley.

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  • Louis Taylor Road Safety Visit

    Published 15/11/19

    The children really enjoyed their recent Road Safety show by Louis Taylor. 

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  • Y3 River & Rowing Trip!

    Published 13/05/19

    First we went to a work shop and learnt about flood plains.  Next we saw pictures from the source to the mouth.  After that we learnt about erosion and decomposition.  Later we learnt about rivers flooding

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  • Year 5 - I Will Survive Day !

    Published 13/05/19

     

    As part of their I will  survive topic, and to celebrate finishing their class novel 'The Explorer', Year 5 took part in Explorer Day.

     

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  • Year 5 Trip to Marwell Zoo

    Published 05/04/19

    On the 14th of March 2019, Year 5 went to  Marwell Zoo. Firstly, we all split into our groups.
    The main animals we went to see were giraffes, penguins, tigers and snow leopards.

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  • Year 1 Trip to Cotswold Wildlife Park

    Published 05/04/19

    First I went on a coach to Cotswold Wild Life Park.  When we got there we went to the reptile house inside it was very scary.  We saw a crocodile then we heard a chimp shriek at the chimp area then we went to see the penguins.

     

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  • Foundation Trip to Rushall Farm

    Published 25/03/19

    As part of their Food and Farm topic, our Foundation Class  visited Rushall Farm in Bradfield.

     

     

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  • Year 5 Maya Workshop

    Published 26/02/19

    On Friday 25th January we had the one and only Maya specialist in the UK!  Her name is Dr Diane Davies and she is an archaeologist.  She had to study in America because there were no universities in England that specialised!

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  • School Closure

    Published 31/01/19

    In the interests of staff and student safety Charvil Piggott will be closed today, Friday 1st February 2019.

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  • School Open

    Published 30/01/19

    Both Wargrave and Charvil sites are open today. Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear for the weather conditions.

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  • Year 2 Trip - Windsor Castle

    Published 10/01/19

    As part of their topic work this term, Year 2 have been learning about knights and castles.

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  • Year 1 Trip - Norden Farm Arts Centre

    Published 10/01/19

    As part of their Winter Wonderland topic, Year 1  visited Norden Farm Arts Centre.

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  • Year 4 Trip - Living Rain Forest

    Published 10/01/19

    In year 4 we have been learning about rainforest so we went on a trip to the Living Rainforest. 

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  • Year 3 Trip - Chiltern Open Air Museum

    Published 10/01/19

    On Friday the 2nd of November, we went on a school trip. 

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  • KataKanus at the Wokingham Waterside Centre

    Published 22/05/18

     

    On Friday 27th of April 2018, we went to the River Thames at the Wokingham Waterside Centre and took part in katakanuing. There were lots of swans and geese and the kanus were all different colours and they really stood out.

    First we got our lifejackets on and also got our kanus and paddles. Then we got into three groups of six and one group of seven. When we went on the katakanus, they kept on blowing away in the strong wind. The blue kanu crashed straight into the trees! We also bumped into a lot of twigs! It was obvious that everyone had to work as a team.

    First, we paddled down stream. Afterwards, we had a race up stream but some paddled back down stream! It was cold and to make things worse we all got wet and were freezing. It was like a real adventure! When we came off the river, Miss Finnegan’s boat was still stuck and a man had to go and help them. We LOVED every bit of katakanus because we all worked together even though it was cold. Finally, we went back on to the coach and went back to school.

     

     

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  • 10am start - Monday 19th March

    Published 18/03/18

    Due to the icy conditions school will start at 10am today at Wargrave and Charvil Piggott. Please wear sensible shoes as not all areas will be ice free.
    Children arriving by school bus at the usual time should go to the library. 

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