Claverdon Primary School

 Newsletter - 22nd June 2018

 Dear Parents,

 30 Days Wild - Forestry Assembly

On Wednesday morning, we met Mr Tim Rose who is a forester. He talked to children about his career, which began in banking! He explained that, from childhood, he had always been interested in all types of animals. He told us about the wormery he kept under his bed – until the night he forgot to put the lid on…

Tim explained to us the need to chop down tress when they are damaged or diseased and the duty then to replant more trees to ensure we continue to have beautiful trees to look at and to help keep the environment safe and clean. For more information, ask your child what they remember about this.

 Year 1 visit to Cosford

Year 1 had a fantastic time on our school trip on Monday. Even the adults enjoyed partaking in the airport role-play activities where the children all had the opportunity to become cabin crew.  The children also spent time creating their own parachutes and took part in an experiment to decide which material would be best to use. The museum provided lots of fun and educational information for the children, even giving them the chance to sit as a pilot in a plane! Eleanor said that she really enjoyed sitting in the plane and pretending to fly it by being able to play with the controls.

 PTA Non Uniform Day – donations for tombola

Thank you to everyone who contributed gifts for the summer fair. We look forward to seeing you at the event after Sports Day on Friday 6th July. Please note, if it is a wet day, Sports Day will have to be cancelled.


Pupils in Year 5 have been learning how to ride their bike safely on the road and how to be a considerate road user. Children have had fun learning these important skills.

LAMDA Festival

Mrs Carter would like to congratulate all of LAMDA pupils on their fantastic performances to large audiences at the Leamington Spa Speech & Drama Festival which took place on Saturday 16th June. The competition was very tough and every single Claverdon pupil did themselves proud, reciting their Verse and Prose with confidence, expression, and clarity, gaining high marks of Commendation throughout. Further congratulations go to Lucy L on winning second place in the Speaking Prose section of the Competition, with a witty and engaging extract from The BFG.

  PGL Osmington Bay

Children in Year 6 will leave for Osmington Bay early on Monday morning. Everyone is looking forward to an exciting, active week now that tests etc. have all been completed.

Time for Year 6 to focus on fun while learning. Challenges and triumphs await!

Thank you to all staff who will accompany the children for the week.

They will return at the end of the school day on Friday.

 Open Morning and Family Assembly KS2

Next Friday is Open Morning and Family Assembly for children in KS2. Year 6 won’t participate but they will have an assembly that is all their own just before they leave us

 Parent survey

We will be sending out our annual parent survey very soon. Details will follow.  The survey will be online via Survey Monkey.  Please note that you can also give feedback any time on OFSTED’s Parent View online survey.


  Best wishes,

Kate Gover



Response Dates

Photo orders – Thursday 28th June

Y5 Trip payment – Friday 29th June


Diary Dates

Y6 Residential – w/c Monday 25th June

Science Fair at Alcester – Tuesday 26th June

Y5 Bikeability 2 – Thur/Fri 28th/29th June

Open morning/Family Assembly – KS2 – Friday 29th June

Y2 Space Camp – Friday 29th June

PTA – Bags2School – Tuesday 3rd July

New Reception Teddy Bears Picnic – Wednesday 4th July

Y5 – Coombe Park Visit – Thursday 5th July

Sports Day/summer Fair – Friday 6th July



Stepping Stones is celebrating its 50th anniversary

We wish to contact anyone who has had a connection with Stepping Stones (formerly Claverdon Playgroup and Claverdon Pre-school) over the past 50 years to help us celebrate our special anniversary. The date for your diary is the afternoon of Sunday 15th July 2018. If you were a child who attended Stepping Stones, a parent/carer, committee member, volunteer or former member of staff please phone or email us for more information.If you are still in touch with people who have left the area who had a connection with Stepping Stones please do ask them to get in touch with us too.We are also looking for photographs or interesting stories connected to Stepping Stones.
Rachel & Hannah  01926 843353 (please phone between 9:15-12:15 Mon-Thurs)