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Latest School News - 2017 / 2018

Purple day for World Cancer.

We are so proud of the children at Dovecote for coming together and celebrating Purple Day, our annual World Cancer Day, with all proceeds going to MacMillan.

Christmas Fair 2017

A HUGE thank you to everyone that supported us, by coming to the Christmas fair and joining in the fun & excitement. 

Todder Group

Toddler group sign

Reception's Rosie's Hat Parade.

The children loved our Hat Parade as they walked around the school, showing off their hats to the other classes! We sung our own version of 'The Sun Has Got His Hat On' while we walked.

Reception's Outdoor Area - Update

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The outdoor area is currently a work in progress. The children have enjoyed exploring mark making and water play, among other activities. If anyone is willing to volunteer their time in the future, such as by helping us to paint the fence, that would be gratefully received!

Band Camp

Recently, members of our school went to Band Camp to: learn more about music, meet fellow musicians and to perform music. Here are a few pictures from their time on Camp.

Dovecote Toddlers are Back!

Dovecote Toddler Group

Marvellous Me is Here.

Get wonderful news about your child's learning and success.

We are delighted to let you know that we will be using MarvellousMe to keep you informed of you child's activites and achievements in school.

Marvellous Me is an exciting app, for iOS or Android, smartphones and tablets, or through the Marvellous Me website, which tells you about the wonderful learning, and pings you when they've been praised for good work or skill.

You can find out more at our MarvellousMe launch page. 

Please note, that parent join code letters will be sent home during the first week back at school.  

Latest School News - Archived 2016 - 2017

Summer Tea Party Grand Total...

A HUGE thank you to everyone that supported us at the Summer Tea Party. With your help, we raised over £900 for the school. With the money, we plan to renovate a rather unappealing area of the playground into a new social area, with new tables and seating for the children to sit in the shade of a large tree and work, play, socialise or just chill.

Nursery Family Picnic

The sunshine came out for us and we had a wonderful day at the picnic. Families worked together to spot landmarks, complete tasks and find mini-beasts around the park. Everyone did very well and won a prize.

After all the hard work, we had built up an appetite. We enjoyed our picnic under the trees.

It was then time for fun and games. We had lots of fun playing with PE equipment with our friends and we went on the park.

We finished off a lovely day with parachute games.

Thank you to everyone that came and made it such a fantastic day.

We grew our own butterflies in Nursery

5 Star food hygiene award

Congraulations to our hard working kitchen staff, who have been awarded the full 5 stars, by the food standards agency, for food hygiene.

Easter Activities Day 2017

Red Nose Day 2017

Thank you for your support. You helped us to raise £430.60.

World Book Day 2017

Nursery Christmas craft day 2016

We had a brilliant time on Monday at our Nursery Christmas craft day. It was fantastic to see so many of our families join their children to get creative. The songs, mince pies and crafts definitely made us all feel festive.

Netball Tournament 2016

On Tuesday 6th December the school netball team played their first competitive matches against other schools in a tournament at Nottingham University. They were all absolute stars growing in confidence as the games progressed, supporting each other and demonstrating some impressive skill and sportsmanship. We won the first 2 games, but so had another team. Going into the final match we knew that it was the decider for winning the tournament. The children were determined to win and their teamwork paid off winning 4 – 3. They were thrilled to receive medals and couldn't wait to show them off when we returned to school. Well done everyone!

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