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Puriton Primary School

Puriton Primary School


Wednesday 14th December

Raising Money for the OLC

David Baldwin (from St Peter’s Life-Line ) has been into school today to receive the cheque for £200 raised in Sycamore Class’s Celebration of Learning last week. Jacob and Savannah presented him with the cheque and he gave them a thank-you letter. He explained how this area of Kenya is going through a period of extreme drought at the moment so this £200 will make a huge difference to the children in the OLC school. Just 9p pays for a bowl of food for one child. Think what a difference our £200 will make! Thank you once again to the parents and grandparents of Sycamore Class for supporting OLC.

Wednesday 14th December

Christmas Foodbank Donations

Bridgwater Food Bank have come and collected the generous donations. The school council were very proud to hand over the contributions that will go towards helping so many this Christmas. THANK YOU!

Friday 2nd December

Poppy Appeal

£323.47 raised in total for the Poppy Appeal this year. The representative from the Royal British Legion was overwhelmed by the generosity from our school community. Once again, we have shown true compassion for others. THANK YOU!

Tuesday 29th November

Second Place in the Carnival Mask Competition!

Well done to Elder Class for their wonderful 'Jubilation' carnival mask design.  The masks from all schools were judged and we are pleased to announce that Puriton Primary have been awarded second place!  This brings a prize of £100.  The children are currently deciding how they would like to spend their winnings.

Friday 4th November

October half term competition 2022

Children in EYFS/KS1 were asked to design a pumpkin and children in KS2 were asked to write an Autumn acrostic poem.  All entries received a small treat and the two winners were given some art goodies as a prize.  

Well done to Beatrix for winning the design a pumpkin and to Penny for winning the acrostic poem.  


Penny's poem was so wonderful, we wanted to share it with you! 

Amber leaves falling from the trees
Under blankets so comfy, cosy and warm
Temperature dropping, time for coats
Unhappy faces when rain falls down
Monsters roaming the streets looking for treats
Nights come quickly in the wonderful autumn time

Special certificates were given to all those who were shortlisted.

EYFS/KS1: Arlo E, Elliott R, Mason N, Dulcie H, Jake K, Gracie T, Lance B-S, Verity F, Teddy W and Gracie-Joy D-S

KS2: Indie T-B, Alfie M, Joseph W, Mabel D, Mia T, Jacob P, Madeline C, Sammy A, Victoria N and Keira G

Thursday 3rd November 

Talent for Writing Award!

The current Year 2s and 3s took part in an Acrostic Poem competition last academic year. The company were so impressed with the children’s entries that they got published into a book. Not only that, but we have been awarded the Runner’s Up Award for the Young Writers Poetry Competition and we have received a bundle of books and a framed certificate!
We are very proud of the children’s success and we look forward to seeing these books in our library. Well done to all poets that entered!

Friday 7th October 2022

Huge Donation for the Bridgwater Food Bank! 

We enjoyed our Harvest Service today.  It was wonderful to be back in the church and to have lots of parents join us.

The children read clearly and confidently and sang with real enthusiasm!  It really was a joy to be there.  Reverend Kirtsy was very impressed with everyone.

We have been completely overwhelmed with the donations for the Food Bank.  The whole community has really supported our core value of compassion.  At such a time where so many people are struggling, you have all been fantastic! 

The representative from the Bridgwater Food Bank was blown away by how much we had from just 207 pupils.  They asked me to pass on their thanks and wanted everyone to know what a huge difference this will make to the most vulnerable families within our community.