Since Easter, we have been able to reintroduce after-school clubs. There’s been a focus on writing, maths and also football. Key Stage 2 children have taken part in a virtual netball event with great enthusiasm and our older children have had an opportunity to participate in Bikeability. We embraced Walk to School Week and brushed up on our road safety.

We welcomed technology with our virtual parent consultations and our weekly virtual sharing assemblies, enabling families to see what we’ve been doing at school even though they haven’t been able to visit in person.

During May, members of our school community set a task for the pupils to find, identify and learn about some of the wild plants and flowers in our vicinity. The children thoroughly enjoyed looking for them on their walks and are beginning to explore in more detail the things around them. We thank Mr and Mrs Kell for their efforts in encouraging this fabulous activity.

In June, we look ahead to some visitors including singing and our annual class photos! We are definitely beginning to see some normality return to school and the children and staff are enjoying being able to participate in some more familiar favourites.

School Places

If you’ve just moved into the area and are looking for a school place for your child, you’ll be pleased to know that places have recently become available in certain year groups dues to families moving to a new house. For more information, contact the school office on 01473 730337.

For more news and up to date information about the schools, please visit:

copdock Primary: 01473 730337 /

Bentley Primary: 01473 310253 /