Sonning Common Primary School

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Christmas Present Ideas!

Next year we will be doing several pieces of assessed writing focusing on Science topics, biographies and newspaper reports. We will be using the Usborne Science Dictionary shown below and Guinness Book of Records┬áto help. If you are looking at books as potential presents this year why not consider these? We’ve heard Santa has plenty […]

Christmas Books!

Next week we will be looking at various Christmas books to help us create our own Christmas stories. Please can you bring in a couple to share with the class next week. Thank you, Mr Poole and Mrs Salmons

Y6 coding

Y6 have been learning how to program their robots to follow a racing circuit in ICT.

Reading books

We are often asked by parents to recommend new reading books for children, so here are two lists of some books that you might be interested in. We’d like to make it clear we haven’t read all these and you should use your own judgement as to whether they are suitable for your child as […]

Picture Book Friday!

Don’t forget that we will be reading picture books at the end of the day. Please feel free to bring in any that you have got! Thank you! Mr Poole and Mrs Salmons

Secondary School Applications

The deadline for applications for secondary school places (for parents and carers of current Year 6 children for September 2018 entry is 31st October 2017. The deadline is the same for people who live in Oxfordshire and in Reading. You should apply to the council in the area in which you live, regardless of which […]

Cake Sale

This Friday (19th October) is the Year 6 Cake Sale, please bring any cakes for sale (homemade or bought) into school on Friday morning ready for the sale after school. Profits from the sale are split between the classes and our class charity, thank you.

Woodlands Day 4 – Thursday

On a day of glorious but chilly sunshine our final full day saw the same full-on mix of walking, climbing, caving, and canoeing. All home safely and asleep now after an evening of souvenir shopping, packing bags, and learning new songs with Miss Brakspear! We will be leaving at 3.00pm tomorrow, so would expect to […]

Woodlands – Day Three – Wednesday

There has been a noticeably cooler feel to today – autumn is setting in here. Did that stop any of our sixty intrepid young people? Of course not – they have thrown themselves into the day with gusto, the usual daytime activities complemented this evening by some all action orienteering in the grounds – not […]

The Birthday Girls!

Many Happy Returns to Charley and Alice!