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  • 07/10/21

    Starting School September 2022

    We were very excited to be able to welcome our prospective families into school this year, please click here for further information.
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  • 05/10/21

    Thank You Friends

    A massive thank you to the Friends of Verwood First School and Nursery, who were in school last week returning our library to its former pre-pandemic glory.  Some lovely new books have been donated, plus a fantastic collection of comics courtesy of The Phoenix. The Reading Reward trolle...
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  • 23/09/21

    Deep South Diner - Thursday 7th October 2021

    The cut-off date for ordering meals is Sunday 26th September.
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  • 25/06/21

    Values Challenge

    Character and values are an essential part of Verwood CE First School and Nursery, they underpin all that we do.  Children were set a whole school home learning challenge to create a model to represent our values.  It was such a joy to hear the children talk so confidently about the school...
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  • 25/06/21

    Sport Sanctuaries

    This week was National School Sports Week, so what better week to launch our temporary Sports Sanctuaries! This year’s theme was ‘Pause and Play’ and children across the school have been pausing from their learning to take part in a range of different physical activities using some...
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  • 18/06/21

    Ash Base at Springhead

    Ash Base were really excited to be able to visit Springhead in Fontmell Magna for their final trip with the school.  Although children were not able to experience this as a residential in the usual way, they filled two days with lots of fun and adventure. Springhead encourages the children t...
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  • 18/06/21

    Sycamore's Get, Set, Tokyo

    As part of Sycamore's new topic Get, Set, Tokyo we are reading a traditional Australian myth called 'The Rainbow Serpent'. This week we have learnt all about Aboriginal art. We learnt that Indigenous Australians used ochre to paint on rocks. We learnt about two main types of art; rock ar...
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  • 18/06/21

    Willow at Ancient Technology Centre

    Willow Base went back in time for their school trip to the Ancient Technology Centre. Each class had their own set of exciting activities such as blacksmithing, archery, natural dyeing, daubing and weaving. They also got to learn how people in the Stone Age and Iron Age made fire.  "My...
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  • 18/06/21

    Beech Base at Marwell Zoo

    Beech Base were very excited to go on their trip to Marwell Zoo.  Beech Base have been learning lots about animals and their habitats and this was a great opportunity to build on the children’s prior learning and explore the variety of animals that our wonderful world has to offer...
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  • 09/06/21

    Ash Base visit the Solar Farm

    Ash Base took an exciting educational trip to Verwood’s very own Solar Farm which was built in 2015.  A big thank you to the Solar Farm as part of their commitment to education, they kindly offered to host a free trip to their premises, the children carried out a biodiversity study of the...
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  • 09/06/21

    Sycamore Base Victorian Day

    Sycamore Base embraced their topic on Victorians by spending a day in 'Victorian' school.  The children all came in dressed as Victorian school children, they had to pay a penny to come in, wrote with quills, made peppermint creams and their very own cup and ball.
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  • 09/06/21

    Beech Base Superheros

    Beech Base celebrated their gem jar reward on Wednesday 26th May as superheroes!  During the day, Beech Base learnt that heroes, whether fictional or real life, are people we look up to, who inspire us and keep us safe.  Children dressed up as either a real-life or fictional hero and as...
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