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Open Days for Intake September 2024

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  • 22/03/22

    Ash Base Fruit of the Spirit Leaders

    Our Ash Base FOS leaders have been doing a fantastic job on the playground.  They are each in charge of a particular exercise station (sports sanctuary) which involves organising and running an activity as part of their job.  More than this though, they live up to the words on the ba...
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  • 07/03/22

    World Book Day - 03/03/2022

    On Thursday 3rd March, we celebrated World Book Day and this year marks the 25th Anniversary.  Children and adults in school and nursery joined to promote the joy of reading by dressing up as their favourite literary characters.   We were very excited to have our favourite author...
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  • 04/02/22

    Safer Internet Day - 8th February 2022

    Safer Internet Day is celebrated globally in February each year to promote the safe and positive use of digital technology for children and young people, and to inspire a national conversation about using technology responsibly, respectfully, critically, and creatively. The theme this year is ...
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  • 31/01/22

    Children's Mental Health Week

    We are looking forward to celebrating Children’s Mental Health Week, which is taking place on 7th-13th February 2022. The week is run by the charity Place2Be, and focuses on the importance of promoting good mental health and wellbeing for children and young people. We will be sharing strategie...
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  • 21/01/22

    Sycamore Exploring Algorithms

      Sycamore children have been using their beebots to explore algorithms. They started by creating programs to make the beebot move in a certain direction. Children then followed somebody elses code, spotted the errors and debugged the code. 
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  • 10/01/22

    Lifelong Love of Reading

    At Verwood First School and Nursery, we know how important it is to develop confident readers who have a lifelong love of reading.  Please click here for further information to help support you and your child.
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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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