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  • 24/11/22

    Year 2 Dorset Fire and Rescue

    Year 2 welcomed Dan from Poole Fire Service and Rescue this week.  Dan helped Year 2 to understand the role of the Fire Service and also shared important fire safety messages such as "get out, stay out and call 999." They have learnt about the role of firefighters, how they keep...
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  • 24/11/22

    Children in Need

    Merley First School raised money for Children in Need by being yellow and spotty. The children brought into school their teddies to share with teachers and friends.  We raised a massive £450.00 for Children and Need Well done Everyone  
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  • 16/11/22

    Year 2 - Kinetic Kate

    Last week, Year 2 welcomed Kinetic Kate to school.  She helped Year 2 learn about different materials and their properties.  They carried out some super experiments and even made slime in order to discover its properties.  https://fun-science.org.uk/dorset/science-workshops-in...
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  • 19/10/22

    'Chilli Tuesday'

     Canford Parish Church are aiming to support local families during the cost of living crisis. ‘Chilli Tuesday’ has been set up by Canford Parish Church and will be held in the church centre near the entrance to Canford School. The aim is to provide a free...
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  • 11/10/22

    Inclusion Coffee Morning

    Tuesday 8th November 2022 Laura Howieson - Inclusion Lead for Wimborne Academy Trust will be joining us to answer any questions you have about ADHD. She would also like to talk to some parents of children to find out their views about Inclusion at Merley First School, so please do stay for a c...
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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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