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St Birinus Primary School

St Birinus Primary School
Dorchester St. Birinus Church of England School is a small village school where we seek to provide a happy, caring and stimulating environment with opportunities for all children to develop their potential as joyful, confident, proud, healthy and independent individuals with key skills for life.

As you can appreciate, there is only so much information that can be gained from our website, however there is no substitute for visiting the school. If you would like to see St Birinus Primary School in action, I would be delighted to show you around. Please contact the school office on 01865 340081 to arrange a visit.

Russell Leigh
Headteacher

 

 

  • School Closure 2/3/18

    In common with other local schools, I have taken the decision to close the school tomorrow (2nd March) due to predicted adverse weather conditions. Low overnight temperatures are likely to make conditions worse. For the safety of the children on the site and the staff being able to get safely to and from school, this seems to be the best course of action.   See you all on Monday. 

  • An update for today

    School will remain open until 3.15pm today but there will be no after school clubs.We are planning to open tomorrow but if this changes we will let you know.

  • Welcome Back

    I hope you all had a relaxing half term holiday and that we are ready to start the half term leading up to Easter.

    Class Topic Events

    This term sees the return of the class topic events, where each class can share their exciting topic work from the Spring term.  These events will be at the end of this term, but I am including the dates now so that you can put it in your diary.

    Hedgehog Class  2:30pm – Thursday 22nd March
    Squirrel Class  2:30pm – Tuesday 27th March
    Fox Class  2pm – Tuesday 27th March
    Owl Class 2:30pm – Wednesday 28th March

     

    World Book Day – Thursday 1st March 

    Don’t forget to come dressed as your favourite book character and where possible to bring the book with you to share.  This is different to other dressing up days as there is no charge for this non-uniform day. …

  • This Term’s Big Write – Fantasy

    It has been an unusual day today with a variety of fantasy characters and props roaming the school.  This has all happened to launch our Big Write fantasy theme – it is always great to see the amazing variety of costumes – well done everyone especially on some great designs!

  • Welcome Back

    A Happy New Year to you all.  I hope you had a relaxing Christmas and that we are now ready for this coming term.  Although the weather seems to be snow free at the moment – it is always good to remind you of the severe weather information should the weather change very quickly, which obviously happened prior to the Christmas holidays. 

    I plan to start the KS2 choir again on Thursday after school from 18th January, this will be open to Y3 – Y6 children and we will be working towards a special Oxfordshire Pops Concert during the week beginning 12th March (date to be confirmed).  This will be a great opportunity to sing with other schools.  We have an allocated space of 15 children – please complete the form below if your child would like to join me for this event and practices.

April 2018
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25 March 2018 26 March 2018

Fox Class trip to Hampton Court Palace

Fox Class trip to Hampton Court Palace

Owl Class Swimming

Owl Class Swimming
27 March 2018

Hedgehog Class trip to Farmer Gows

Hedgehog Class trip to Farmer Gows

Fox Class Topic Event

Fox Class Topic Event

Squirrel Class Topic Event

Squirrel Class Topic Event
28 March 2018

Owl Class Topic Event

Owl Class Topic Event
29 March 2018

Easter Service at Dorchester Abbey

Easter Service at Dorchester Abbey
30 March 2018 31 March 2018
1 April 2018 2 April 2018 3 April 2018 4 April 2018 5 April 2018 6 April 2018 7 April 2018
8 April 2018 9 April 2018 10 April 2018 11 April 2018 12 April 2018 13 April 2018 14 April 2018
15 April 2018 16 April 2018

Fox Class Swimming

Fox Class Swimming
17 April 2018 18 April 2018 19 April 2018 20 April 2018 21 April 2018
22 April 2018 23 April 2018

Fox Class Swimming

Fox Class Swimming
24 April 2018 25 April 2018 26 April 2018 27 April 2018 28 April 2018
29 April 2018 30 April 2018

Fox Class Swimming

Fox Class Swimming
1 May 2018 2 May 2018 3 May 2018 4 May 2018 5 May 2018
Upcoming Events
  • 23 April 2018 – Fox Class Swimming
    1:00 pm
  • 30 April 2018 – Fox Class Swimming
    1:00 pm
  • 14 May 2018 – Fox Class Swimming
    1:00 pm
  • 21 May 2018 – Fox Class Swimming
    1:00 pm
  • 11 June 2018 – Owl Class Swimming
    1:00 pm
  • 18 June 2018 – Owl Class Swimming
    1:00 pm
  • 25 June 2018 – Owl Class Swimming
    1:00 pm
  • 2 July 2018 – Owl Class Swimming
    1:00 pm
  • 9 July 2018 – Owl Class Swimming
    1:00 pm
  • 16 July 2018 – Owl Class Swimming
    1:00 pm
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