The Dorset SEND Information, Advice and Support Service (formerly Parent Partnership Service) provides twice-monthly drop-in sessions for advice and support. Click here to read more about their service.
Year 5 visited Scaplen’s Court in Poole, which is a Victorian experience museum for children who are learning about Victorians. We travelled by coach in Victorian costume. When we arrived at Scaplen’s Court, we walked up to a big door and knocked on it. Mrs Jelly, in Victorian character, opened the door and shouted at us read more »
In October 2017 our Governance Board was awarded Governor Mark accreditation. The award is recognised by both the Department of Education and the National Governors Association. Governor Mark is a quality standard for school governance boards in England. It was developed in 2006. The process of accreditation involves assessment against a detailed framework covering all aspects read more »
We have been busy creating Roman style shields (click images to enlarge): Then we dressed as Romans with our completed shields… …and performed Roman-style battles in the playground!
We made some tyre swings next to our den. We started by tying a stick to a piece of rope using a reef knot. Maia had learnt how to do a reef knot at her sea cadets club and was able to use this skill for this task. The stick was thrown over a thick branch and then we read more »
We have been learning about The Polar Express story and polar bears (see previous blog posts about these news items). We have enjoyed learning a poem about animals that live in the Arctic: A habitat is a place where animals live In the Arctic, it is a very cold place, but it is home to read more »
Sports Funding Visit Report – 14 November 2017 David Motson (DM), Kim Jones (KJ) Sports funding information is published on the school website: http://www.holytrinitypri.dorset.sch.uk/primary-pe-and-sport-premium-2016-2017/ Summary: Published information needs to be updated – funding provided for 2017-18 has been doubled. Now £16,000 + £10 per student. Action plan for 2017-18 has been produced but not yet read more »
Pupil Premium Visit Report – 2 November 2017 Observation of Yr 4 Lexia Reading Intervention in IT Suite – Helen Keedy (HK) PP Governor HK had previously discussed with Mr Firkin the implementation of the Lexia scheme for PP pupils and seen the wealth of reports that could be generated and the analysis available to read more »
GOVERNOR’S NAME: Ellen Zapiec DATE: 10.10.2017 TEACHER: Mrs Kate Bladon Governor’s comments & observations: Holy Trinity currently has 3 CLA, a significant reduction on our numbers over the last six years. This is a result of several groups of siblings being found new foster or adoptive parents. The three children are in years 1, 3 read more »
Single Central Register Inspection Date: 10th October 2017 HTPS: Erica Cousins Governor: Chris Brook The Single Central Register (SCR) is required to be regularly reviewed so an inspection took place today, 10th October 2017. Erica first of all briefed me on the need for confidentiality when reviewing the SCR spreadsheet. She also answered some of read more »