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Deputy Headteacher

After a robust and rigorous interview process, which saw an array of strong candidates apply, I have great pleasure in announcing our new deputy headteacher, who will be joining us straight after the Easter break. Mr Stephen Bowsher, is an outstanding, highly experienced, senior leader at his current three form entry primary school, located in Redbridge. Mr Bowsher has also been a leading teacher
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Excellent Job Opportunity

Come and work for Larchwood! We are looking for an Administrative Assistant with Financial Responsibilities Job Description - Administrative Assistant with Financial Responsibilities Salary – £19,742 to £22,212 plus Outer Fridge Allowance £573 Full time – 37 hours a week 52.14 weeks a year Job Purpose Administrative / Reception Support Finance / HR Support Co-ordinate breakfast and after school club Full details on job description
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Photography Competition

Hello everyone! During the autumn half term, I will be running a photography competition. It is open to all year groups, Reception to Year 6, and finishes Friday 31st October 2015 at 5:00pm. All entries must be submitted via our school’s Twitter page – link here Rules (keeping them simple) 1. All photos must be taken by the child (adult assistance is allowed) 2.
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Big Bad Wolf – World Book Day

On Thursday 5th March, we will be celebrating World Book Day. We would like the children to dress up as villainous characters and join in with all the activities we have planned for the day. One of the characters you could be is the Big Bad Wolf (from Little Red Riding Hood). In fact, if you press this link, you may just see him!!!!
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Free online safety workshops

FREE PARENT ONLINE SAFETY WORKSHOPS (CEOP) – LIMITED SPACES! THURSDAY 19TH MARCH 2015 @ MERRYMEADE HOUSE FROM 6-7:30PM Click here to book This Parent Workshops has information about how to monitor and keep your children safe whilst using modern technology. There is a vast difference between what young people are doing online and their mobile phones and what their parents think they are doing! This presentation will
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Excellent E-Safety Advice

Excellent advice from Mr Dave Smith. Mr Smith is a parent, school governor and deals with E-Safety on a daily basis. Please share via the links above. The more people who read read this, the safer our children will be. Keeping Our Children Safe Online.  Is There More That We Can Do? As a Computing and E-Safety Adviser for schools, I talk to many
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Wanted: IT Apprentice

We are looking for an IT Technician Apprentice. You will work alongside our current IT technician learning how to support the IT infrastructure of a primary school. This is a great opportunity for someone with a passion and interest in IT support to take this to the next level. More information on apprenticeships can be found on the following link. Hours will be Monday
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Children’s Survey Results

Children’s Survey – January 2015 We asked the children “what do you think of our school” and here are their responses (based on 177 replies) Percentages were rounded up/down to the nearest percent Questions Yes No 1. I like coming to school 98% 2%  2.  I enjoy learning about news things 100% –  3. My lessons are interesting 100% –  4.  I get help
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Reading Is So Important

Headteacher’s Comment from News and Views - 30th January 2015 I cannot put in words the impact of listening to your child read on a daily basis has.  It is profound and there is a lot of evidence and research that backs up these claims.  Some of our older children read to themselves and not to an adult, and if that’s appropriate, this will also
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Matilda the Muscial

We have a “Mission Statement” that encompasses everything we believe at Larchwood Larchwood Primary School – Achievement and Enjoyment All children achieve their potential, enjoy their primary years and are given opportunities and experiences they will remember for life.  Our children learn within a safe, secure and caring environment where their education, inclusion, well-being and social skills are promoted daily. I will be updating
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