We are now Number 1 in the league tables across the Dudley Borough. This means our pupils in May 2014 achieved at least two levels progress in Reading, Writing and Maths. Our pupils also achieved at least level 4 in Reading, Writing and Maths. Well done to all the staff and children for their hard work! Outstanding!
'Read for My School' is the national schools reading competition, which is aimed at children from years 3-6 from January to March. It encourages children to read for pleasure. Try logging onto www.readformyschool.co.uk where the children can access over 100 books free online.
1. Log on to www.readformyschool.co.uk
2. Select pupil login Enter your child's classroom reading group code, username, and password and login.
Our school's code is 870537
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
School closes:- Friday 13th February 2015 3.15 pm
INSET DAY Monday 23rd February 2015
School opens:- Tuesday 24th February 2015 8.50am
School closes:- Thursday 26th March 2015 3.15pm
INSET Day Friday 27th March 2015
School opens:- Monday 13th April 2015
Bank Holiday Monday 4th May 2015
Polling Day - Thursday 7th May 2015
School closes:- Friday 22nd May 2015 3.15pm
School opens:- Monday 1st June 2015 8.50am
School closes:- Friday 17th July 2015 3.15pm
INSET Day - Monday 20th July 2015
Wednesday 25th February - Mission X project - Year 5
Friday 6th March - World Book Day - more details to follow
Friday 13th March - Red Nose Day - Do something funny for money! - more details to follow
Monday 16th March - cycling proficiency Yr 5/6 - details to follow
Thursday 19th March - Anthony Reddy parent workshop 5/6 parents only @ Glynne Primary - 6-7.30pm
Dates to note
STARGAZING - in conjunction with BBC TV STARGAZING LIVE at Kingswinford School. Wednesday 18th March 2015 6pm-9pm. All welcome.
Anthony Reddy Maths Parent Workshop YEAR 5 - 6 Parents Only Thursday 19th March @ Glynne Primary 6.00pm - 7.30pm
Blanford Mere Primary School
Tel: 01384 81 8365
Fax: 01384 81 8366
Head Teacher: Mrs N Miller
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