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Congratulations Theo
Congratulations Theo

We're proud of our published author

Theo in Y6 has contributed a page to 'Rosa's Footprint', a children's book by Devon author Jo Earlam. Theo's page is called 'Theo's fossil-tastic facts'. This was part of the 'Think Footprint' project which encouraged children to think about the footprint they leave behind.

Mr Styles said 'it's really lovely for him to be able to use his passion this way'.

Theo Y6 with book Rosa's Footprint

Theo has brought in a special copy of the book for the school, signed by Jo Earlam and by him. He did a fantastic Q&A session with his class and the book will be passed to other classes before going into the school library.

Theo also attended the book launch where he was presented with a signed copy of the book, a certificate and a 3D printed model of the footprint which was found in Sidmouth around which the book was based.

Here is Jo Earlam's Facebook video featuring Theo:

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Always in the Dark
Always in the Dark

Our own Mrs Harding has her memoir published

Diane HardingCongratulations to Diane Harding, who lives in Saltford and was Secretary at Saltford School for twenty years, on having her memoir ‘Always in the Dark’ published by BLKDOG Publishing.

Born in Cape Town, at the age of fourteen she moved to England after her father secured a transfer with Cadbury’s. She knew her upbringing was a weird one and it was only after her mother’s death that she discovered a wealth of staggering information and that her childhood had been filled with secrets and scandal. Diane knew from a tender age that she would one day write a book, a promise she made to her mother, and telling her story has allowed her to put the record straight.

Her book is available from Waterstones and Amazon.

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Well done Anna
Well done Anna

Macmillan fundraising goes ahead

Not to be deterred when her family's usual fundraising coffee morning couldn't take place, enterprising Anna from Year 1 decided to host an outdoor cake sale on her driveway.

She raised an impressive £78.20 for Macmillan cancer support by selling cupcakes, cookies, fudge and shortbread. Well done Anna!

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Nature Art Displays

Using collage to depict birds

This term we have used collage in our art displays to depict British birds and will be listening to birdsong and different sounds of nature.

We have some lovely art displays around the school - please click here to see a sample of the work from each class.

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Reading is magic!
Reading is magic!

Free, engaging digital book festival for all

This year Bath Children’s Literature Festival has joined forces with other brilliant festivals from around the world to create the Reading is Magic Festival. It is a free, inclusive, and engaging digital book festival for schools and families! The festival will be taking place from 27th September – 2nd October.

For more information about the festival and to purchase any books that will be read visit www.readingismagicfestival.com.

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