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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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  • 26/04/22

    Keeping Young people safe in BCP

    Through partnership working with BCP Council, Dorset Police and the Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group the Partnership has put together a briefing document with key information for parents/carers with more information about risks linked to county lines and exploitation, please see the doc...
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  • 01/04/22

    School Crossing Celebrations

    On Friday 25th March, Merley First school and members of the local community joined together in the sunshine to celebrate Mrs Jean Witt helping local families cross the roads to school safely. Jean, who has worked as a crossing patrol officer  for over 47 years, has finally put down her lollipo...
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  • 14/03/22

    Comic Relief - Friday 18th March 2022

      Merley First School will be supporting Comic Relief this Friday, 18th March. In assembly today the children wanted to be able to do 3 things on Friday. I have therefore agreed to the following: 1. Children may bring a red nose to school on Friday. 2. Children may wear something red o...
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  • 03/03/22

    World Book Day 2022

      Merley First School has celebrated World Book Day today.  The day was launched with an assembly, where the children reflected on the importance of books. Each class then had time to share their books and to create a 'book spine' which will form part of a whole school d...
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  • 17/02/22

    School Closure

    Dear Parents / Carers All Dorset and BCP schools have just been advised by the local authority to close tomorrow, Friday 18 February, due to the expected severity of Storm Eunice. This decision has not been taken lightly and has been made in the interests of protecting children and school st...
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  • 11/02/22

    Dress to Express

      The theme of the 2022 national awareness campaign was Growing Together and Merley pupils enjoyed a special assembly and activities throughout the week built around exploring their emotional wellbeing, confidence growing and appreciation for those who support them. Headteacher Katharine...
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