We would like to thank you so much for your generosity and support with the Macmillan Coffee Morning we raised a staggering £828.25!! which is fantastic. Thank you
Thank you to all those who donated to our Harvest Appeal collecting for the Black Country Food Bank. You collected and donated 104.7Kgs of food and 11.3 Kgs of non-food which is an amazing achievement!
Aims of our school
At Blanford Mere Primary school we aim to :-
* provide each child with an exciting, broad and balanced curriculum, so that they acquire skills, knowledge and a love of learning.
* encourage high standards of achievement, presentation and behaviour in a safe, nurturing and vibrant environment.
* foster respect for themselves and others so that everyone feels valued and secure in our school and wider community.
* encourage children to have high aspirations and strive to be the best that they can be, so that they can make a positive contribution to modern Britain.
* create a happy and caring community with involvement and commitment from children, staff and parents/carers to support children's learning.
Welcome to Blanford Mere Primary School. Thank you for taking the time to visit our website.
Blanford Mere Primary School is based in Kingswinford. with superb nearby facilities including King George V1 Park, St. Mary’s Church and local businesses which places us at the heart of the community. Our peaceful, safe and spacious grounds offer opportunities for children to both learn and play. We have a state of the art learning resource centre which provides children with the latest technology alongside a well-resourced library. Pupils are encouraged to research and find information using a variety of sources as well as to enjoy quiet moments for children who choose to read for pleasure. We offer exciting curriculum opportunities to foster a lifelong love of learning in our children.
We also support parents by offering a Breakfast Club from 7.30-8.45am and After School Club from 3.15-6.00pm.
We are a community school with delightful children, supportive parents and a hard working team of staff and Governors who work closely together to ensure that children strive to achieve the very best that they can.
We are currently “Number 1” in the league tables of performance for Dudley Schools and are very proud of the achievements of our pupils. In October 2013 we were graded as a “Good” school by Ofsted who commented that “The good behaviour of pupils around the school and in lessons makes a strong contribution to the school’s positive climate for learning. Pupils are independent and display high levels of perseverance and good levels of concentration. They work hard. Pupils work cooperatively and help each other. They are courteous and respectful towards one another”.
We enjoy showing families around school so that they can see school life inaction. The partnership between children, parents and staff is important to us and was recognised by Ofsted who acknowledged that “The school works well with parents and carers. All parents who spoke to inspectors were fulsome in their appreciation of the work of the staff”.
We encourage you to visit and see the school for yourself. Please contact the school office on 01384 818365 to arrange a mutually convenient time.
Term Dates / Inset Days
Inset Day:- Monday 2nd November 2015
School opens:- Tuesday 3rd November 2015 8:50am
School closes :- Friday 18th December 2015 3:15 pm
School opens:- Monday 4th January 2016 8:50am
Inset Day:- Friday 15th January 2016
School Closes:- Friday 12th February 2016 @3.15pm
School opens:- Monday 22nd February 2016 @ 8.50am
School closes:- Thursday 24th March 2016 @ 3.15pm
School opens:- Monday 11th April 2016 @ 8.50am
Polling Day - Thursday 5th May - School closed for children
School closes:- Friday 27th May @ 3.15pm
Inset day:- Monday 6th June
School opens:- Tuesday 7th June 2016 @ 8.50am
School closes:- Thursday 21st July 2016 @3.15pm
Friday 13th November - Children in Need Mufti Day
Monday 30th November - Music Club Merry Hill Competition @ 1.00pm
Thursday 3rd December - Film Night - 3.15 - 5.15pm
Christmas Performances - St Mary's Church - Tuesday 8th December 1.30pm and Wednesday 9th December - 9.30am
Thursday 10th December - Christmas Lunch
Wednesday 16th December - Christmas Breakfast 2015 - details to follow
Thursday 17th December - KS2 Christmas Party
Friday 18th December - Save the Children - Wear your Christmas Jumper to school day - £1 donation
Friday 18th December - Reception, Year 1 and 2 Christmas Party
Wednesday 6th January 2016 - Year 5/6 Maths workshops for parents - 9.00am - 10.30am
Thursday 7th January 2016 - Year 3/4 Maths workshops for parents - 9.00am - 10.30am
Tuesday 12th January 2016 - Year Reception, 1 and 2 Maths workshops for parents - 9.00am - 10.30am
Thursday 14th January 2016 - Year 5/6 Theatre visit - Lion, Witch and The Wardrobe
Friday 29th January 2016 - Fun night - 4.30pm - 6.00pm
Dates to note
Friday 27th November 2015
'Spoz' - will be in school to sign his latest poetry book.
Click on the link below to see the 'Ode' he has written for Blanford Mere School!
Click pictures to enlarge
Blanford Mere Primary School
Tel: 01384 81 8365
Fax: 01384 81 8366
Head Teacher: Mrs N Miller
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