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  • 30/09/22

    Unlocking Letters and Sounds

      Unlocking Letters and Sounds - Reading at Merley Thank you to all the parents/carers that joined us on Thursday evening for a parent information event about how we teach reading and phonics at Merley. If you were unable to attend please see the presentation below on ways yo...
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  • 27/09/22

    Autumn Book Fair

    We are excited to announce that the Scholastics travelling book fair has returned to Merley First School. The book Fair will be running on Tuesday 27th, Wednesday 28th and Friday 30th September in the school hall from 3.15pm.  Children will have the opportunity to visit the libr...
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  • 09/09/22

    Respect for The Queen

    As a mark of respect following the very sad news of the death of Her Majesty the Queen, we have made some changes to the usual communication systems and procedures that are in place. Our school website and social media accounts have been updated to reflect these changes. Please note that we will onl...
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  • 21/07/22

    Summer Holiday Activities

    Visit the BCP website using the link below to see holiday activities for the summer. https://www.fid.bcpcouncil.gov.uk/kb5/poole/fis/results.action?holidayactivities=0&holidayactivities=4  
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  • 19/07/22

    Other support through the Household Support Fund

    Other support through the Household Support Fund In addition to the vouchers issued through schools, additional support is also available to families and other households through the Citizen’s Advice service in BCP. For further details on eligibility please visit Household Support Fund...
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  • 14/07/22

    Heat exhaustion and heatstorke

      We know more children and families are likely to access our coast and rivers and the RNLI provide information on water safety  Water Safety Advice And Tips - Know The Risks (rnli.org). Please follow the link below to the NHS website for more information on how to stay staff...
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  • 01/07/22

    Mid Day Music Box 2022

    On Friday 1st July 2022 Year 2 took part in the Michael James' Music Box at Wimborne Minster. The children have worked extremely hard learning the recorder and new songs to take part in the service.  The children had a wonderful time followed by a picnic on the Minster Green...
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  • 01/07/22

    Year 4 Egyptian Showcase

    Year 4 have been working incredibly hard over the last few weeks to prepare an Egyptian project to showcase to the rest of the school. We had giant pyramids, life size sarcophagus', biscuit pyramids, clay canopic jars and a whole lot more! The year 4's then had the opportunity to show off...
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  • 24/06/22

    Soundstorm Performaces

    On Monday, all children had the opportunity to watch a live music performance arranged for us in conjunction with our music hub, Soundstorm. The two performers created two half an hour shows which took us on a journey through the musical ages. Children learnt about how medieval, folk, jazz and d...
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  • 24/06/22

    Year 2 Poole Museum Trip

    This week Year 2 visited Poole Museum for a Seaside workshop. We had a fabulous time and enjoyed learning about seaside holidays in the past. We also walked along the quay to see how the harbour is used today.          
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  • 27/05/22

    Jubilee Celebrations

    We seem to have packed a lot into our short half-term! I am delighted that we have been able to end the term with such fun and excitement with our Platinum Jubilee celebrations.  Everyone has made a wonderful effort with dressing up (twice!) and making bunting, crowns, flags and b...
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  • 26/04/22

    The David Hendrey Art Prize

    The David Hendrey Art Prize This year the theme for the ‘David Hendrey Art Prize’ is The Local Area This could be a landscape, a building or landmark or something observed in a particular part of the local area such as Delph Wood or Kingston Lacy. You may sketch, paint, use...
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