Last updated: 3rd February 2015

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Fun in the Snow - February 2015

Spelling Bee 2015

Following on from last year’s successful Spelling Bee, we will be running it again later in the summer term. Initially we will be holding a class spelling bee in the final week of the spring term w/c 23rd March in order to find out the house teams.

Please click here to view the spelling words for all year groups for the children to learn and practice. The words come directly from the new National Curriculum for KS2 and from the Phonics Programme for FS/KS1. All children will take part in the spelling bee as it is a helpful way of checking these words. One winner from each year group for each house will be selected and the house teams will be announced at the beginning of the summer term, along with further details about the spelling bee final.

Click here to view photos from last year's Spelling Bee event!


News from School Friends in Australia!

The school has been very fortunate to receive a message from Mrs Ann Gregory, a niece of George Threader, who was the Headmaster at Barnabas Oley in the 1950s. Mrs Gregory now lives in Australia, but she obviously has fond memories of staying in Gransden as a child.

Please see our History and Photo Gallery page to read all the things that Mrs Gregory remembers about Great Gransden and our school!


Literacy and Phonics Parents Evening - January 2015

Information and presentations from this month's R/KS1 parents evening can be viewed on our Literacy Curriculum Page here.


Further to the National Society Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools (SIAMS) carried out in school on Monday 10th March 2014, we are extremely pleased to announce that our school was judged to be Outstanding in all categories. The overall judgement relates to the distinctiveness and effectiveness of our school as a Church school. For further information and to view the full SIAMS Report, please click here.


We are very pleased to be able to share our Ofsted report with you.

The inspection team found us to be a “good“ school in all categories. Please view Ofsted's report here.


Snow Days/Closure Days

If we have an emergency short-notice school closure please be aware that you will need to check the following:


Events Feed - Latest Events

27/02/2015
14:45 - Cafe Oley
04/03/2015
09:00 - Pupils' Writing Workshops
09:30 - Willow Class Assembly
14:00 - House Party
07/03/2015
19:30 - PTA Quiz Night
12/03/2015
19:00 - Full Governors Meeting
09:00 - School Red Nose Day
13/03/2015
11:00 - Mothers Day Service

See the School Newsletters and Calendar for more details about upcoming school events.


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