Head’s Blog – 25th July 2018

Well our school year has ended and I cannot express how grateful I am to all of you for your on-going support for Clearwell.  For those that attended our Leavers’ service, you will have seen what wonderful children our school helps to nurture. Our four year 6 children planned their service independently and delivered it…

Head’s Blog – 13th July 2018

What a week we have had. Sports day was fabulous, thank you all for supporting the event. We had lovely feedback from parents about it, especially that we included field events which gave children an alternative opportunity to shine. We will able to have more diversity next year. Thank you to Friends who sold refreshments…

Head’s Blog – 6th July 2016

A short one today because a newsletter has gone home  Here is a link to it as well: http://www.clearwellprimaryschool.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/7th-July-2018.pdf A huge thank you for all of the donations received for the raffle, in exchange for non-school uniform.  We were so overwhelmed at the amount, we are going to have an adults and child’s raffle at…

Head’s Blog – 29th June 2018

Who can believe that we have had such beautiful weather this week?!  Being in a Victorian school building at this time of year is certainly beneficial, we have been lovely and cool! With only a few weeks until the end of the school year, we have been busy preparing everything for the end of the…

Head’s Blog – 22nd June 2018

We have out the finishing touches to our Clearwell Learning Behaviour posters. We are very pleased with them all and are already rewarding children for demonstrating these behaviours. Here are the winning designs demonstrating that they are “Creatachuans”!   We have started to incorporate the new curriculum drivers into our curriculum and today we hosted…

Head’s Blog – 15th June

We have had yet another busy week in school with lots of adventures to be had.  KS1 have had a moderation visit by the Local Authority to check that we are assessing the children at the right level.  I am pleased to say that Mrs Stirrup’s judgements were all deemed to be spot on so…

Head’s Blog – 9th June 2018

The first week back after half term has been as busy as ever! We have been notified that we will be part of the Tesco scheme which supports local communities.  You will be able to vote for us (using the blue token in Coleford and Lydney Tescos) from 1st July until the end of August.…

Head’s Blog – 25th May

Most of our news for this week has been published in our newsletter, of which you can see on our Newsletter page or follow the link below: Newsletter 22nd May 2018   Today has been really exciting for us as staff as we have been planning our new curriculum using my vision for the school. …

Head’s blog – 18th May 2018

SATs have come and gone and all of the children have survived! They worked really hard and we are proud of them.  As a treat we have spent all day today printing and then gardening.  Mrs Jennie Connor (the person who has painted our stained glass windows) came in today and worked with Willow Class.…

Head’s Blog – 11th May

Wildlife Quiz On Thursday we hosted the Forest of Dean Wildlife Quiz semi-final against Coalway.  One of our team was away on the day so a reserve stepped in.  It was a close competition but Coalway beat Clearwell.  Well done to all of the participants. Thank you to Mrs Frith who hosted everyone during what…