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  • 15th Sep

    Launch of the Homework Zone

    This academic year we are launching the homework zone in the school library on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday afternoons between 3.20 - 4.00pm. Pupils who regularly complete homework that is set to support, consolidate, apply learnt knowledge and skills as well as challenge their thinking through open questions and projects usually make expected or accelerated progress over a period of time. Completing homework develops children's sense of responsibility and ownership of their learning. It is an excellent opportunity for parents and carers to become involved in their child's l...
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  • 1st Sep

    BET authors lesson content for new, online teaching resource facility

    BET has been working with Uteach Lessons ( to establish a new form of online teaching resource that aims to substantially reduce the burden of lesson preparation and planning. Cloud-based and available as either a MAT or school wide solution, Uteach Lessons offers: * comprehensive coverage of lesson requirements for both primary and secondary schools – KS1 to KS4 * a full academic year of lesson content for maths, English, the sciences, geography, history and much more * presentation in a consistent style and format * instant accessibility via an internet browser from any location at any time * the ability to present lessons in their original form, or the option to edit, store and...
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  • 14th Aug
  • 11th Jul

    Academic Success 2017-18

    As we approach the end of the academic year it is time to reflect on the school’s academic success for 2017-18. Since September 2017 the children have displayed a positive attitude to learning and throughout the year their resilience and ability to reflect on their learning has developed. During the assessment window in the summer term the children rose to the challenge and believed they would succeed. Everyone in the school community is very proud of our children and they deserve the results they achieved in their end of year assessments and SATS tests. Well done
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  • 4th Jul

    Singing Picnic

    On 19th June the Pyrcroft School Choir joined six other local schools for a day of singing and laughter at the Runneymede Leisure Grounds.  Twenty-six of our finest singers travelled by minibus to play singing games with specially trained vocal coaches before performing two songs – ‘We all live in a Yellow Submarine’ and ‘By the Rivers of Babylon’ -  to the other participants.  The day finished with all six schools coming together to perform a new song that was learnt on the day.  The children had a fantastic time and we hope to repeat the experience next year!
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