St Mary’s Bake Off

What an amazing turn-out for the great St Mary’s Bake Off, with children from all classes frantically decorating cakes at playtime and lunch time. Congratulations to the organizers for their money-raising idea and to the proud winners. Many thanks to all who took part and those at home who supported them.

 

Spanish Day!

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What a brilliant day we had, with amazing Flamenco workshops and displays, Spanish activities, tapas, a delicious paella.

It was amazing – Lily, Y1

I liked the paella; I ate it all! – Benjamin, Y1

I really enjoyed the day – Florelyn, Y1

We really liked the Flamenco – Carlos, Y1

Fun Run!

What a sight! Congratulations to all the runners who took part: our brilliant children, staff, parents, siblings, friends and family, firefighters and lifeboat crew. Also our support team of stampers and drinks monitors. The total number of laps recorded was 2896 which we think is over 1000km (or the distance to drive from Swanage to Inverness!). A great St Mary’s occasion.

Bedtime Stories

Some fine onesies, slippers and bears made an appearance as more than 80 children came back to school last night for bedtime stories and hot chocolate in their classrooms.

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St Mary’s 3-1 Stoborough 

We won! Today saw the St Mary’s Yr 5 & 6 football team bring home the Purbeck Cup.
Congratulations to all the triumphant players and to Mr White. Thank you to the tournament organiser and sponsor, and all the supporters through the (long!) season.

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Bombs and Blackberries – Year 6 play

Congratulations must go to year 6 for a very successful performance of the play Bombs and Blackberries by Julia Donaldson.  The audience packed the school hall and they were treated to a humorous and heartfelt rendition of a story, set in WW2, about evacuees and their adventures in the countryside; the escapades of their families.  The children have worked really hard during the last few weeks to learn lines and put together a very polished performance.

Sponsored Walk

Our amazing children! Thank you to all parents and carers who helped on the walks, and to all who have pledged sponsorship. We had a great – rather hot – day out. Between them, the children walked almost 750 miles!