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  • 31/03/21

    Happy Easter from Merley First School

    Today in school the children took some time to learn the Easter Story and make some fun crafts. Reception - Easter Biscuits   Year 1 Easter Cards   Year 2 Easter crafts   Year 3 - We finished our RE learning by making stained glass windows of the Easte...
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  • 24/03/21

    The Great Big Read

    A huge thank you to everyone who took part in the Great Big Read 2021 challenge. Merley had a 30% participation level across the school which is fantastic!   We raised £427.75 in book fair sales and donations, which will benefit Merley with £280.91 extra books. Thank you so...
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  • 24/03/21

    Easter Holiday Fun

      Upton Country Park Go Forth and Have Fun!   March’s Fox & Cubs Activity Pack is now available to download from the Upton Country Park website and this month it is all about INSECTS! As we are currently unable to run our Saturday Fox and Cubs Dads and Kids Club, we h...
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  • 18/03/21

    Comic Relief 2021

      Red Nose Day Friday 19th March 2021
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  • 17/03/21

    Operation Encompass

      The school has been given the opportunity to take part in a project that will run jointly between schools and Dorset Police. Operation Encompass is the reporting to schools, prior to the start of the next school day, when a child or young person has experienced, any domestic abuse. O...
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  • 12/03/21

    Photograpy Competition- Entries

    Congratulations to everyone who entered the Merley Photography Competition.  Mrs Wheeler was delighted with the number of children that entered. Mrs Anstey was assisted by two Academy Committee members, Mr Bates and Mrs Newell, who had the exceptionally difficult job of judging. The judg...
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  • 05/03/21

    BCP Returning to school video

      Please find below a link to a short video, created by the Mental Health Support in Schools Team.  The video offers advice to parents/carers on how they can support their child’s emotional wellbeing when returning to school after lockdown.
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  • 04/03/21

    World Book Day 4th March 2021

    Wishing you very happy World Book Day celebrations!  Please find a special impromptu World Book Day 5 minute video of Vanessa reading How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin on the following link:  The schools Great big read page can be found here...
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  • 02/03/21

    World Book Day 2021

    Usborne Books - Great Big Read  World Book Day is on Thursday 4th March and as usual, we would like to join in with children all over the world to promote a love of reading. Like last year, we are participating in the Great Big Read, please click here to access the schools Page...
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  • 26/02/21

    Fundraising for Poole Hospital

    As we all know, this last year has been a very trying time for all of us in some way, shape or form. This has inspired us to do what we can to help each other in our local community or further afield in any way we can. One example of this comes in the form of a pupil in Year 2. Evie has decided to r...
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  • 26/02/21

    2nd Green Flag Award

    Merley First School has been awarded a 2nd Green Flag. We have worked hard through a challenging year to ensure that caring for our environment is still  important despite all the challenges COVID has brought. The children have chosen Eco-Warriors to lead assemblies in class and take suggestion...
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  • 23/02/21

    Photography Competition

      Photography Competition Love where you live We wanted to celebrate the beautiful area we live in with a fun activity over the half term break. Lots of people are able to go for local walks and we would like to see a photograph of something that is beautiful in nature. Suggested ideas...
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