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Activity Week 2018 – Dover Castle

More fun adventures at a different castle, Dover this time. The children learnt how old the castle was, visited rooms fit for a king (or queen), learnt how the importance of the castle during WW2 and tested the phone lines too! Another enjoyable day out but looking forward to spending the day in school tomorrow dressed as...
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Activity Week 2018 – Upnor Castle

It's Activity Week at Meredale this week for Reception, Years 1 and 2 with the theme of 'Kings and Queens'. Reception and Year 1 had a fantastic day at Upnor Castle earlier this week, while Year 2 visited Blackland Farm and everyone in years 3-6 for some fun activities! Our younger children had the chance to tour...
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Wellbeing Week 2018 continues….

Wellbeing Week at Meredale continues....... Yesterday saw the Meredale Mile continue for the second day in a row, along with tennis and chess sessions throughout the day for the children. The children have been set the challenge to walk or run a mile a day this week. Active bodies equal active minds! A course has been laid...
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Wellbeing Week 2018

It's 'Wellbeing Week' at Meredale this week! We have started the week with a fruit infused water station being implemented in the hall for children and staff to help themselves to throughout the day. Between now and Thursday all children and staff are invited to take part in mindfulness colouring (KS1) and design a wellbeing poster (KS2),...
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Charity Week 2018

Charity week has culminated in a whole afternoon of activities at Meredale on 4th May. The whole school took part in a Quiz where they had to gather clues from around the school to answer questions with the winning team being awarded a prize during assembly. The Bake Off cake winner was Joseph in Reception class and...
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New arrivals at Meredale!

Our ducklings have arrived! Over the weekend one of our eggs finally revealed a duckling, sadly they did not all make it, however, ducklings thrive with company so we have acquired four more ducklings.
 
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Charity Week 2018 & Throwback Thursday

Charity week continues at Meredale today with Throwback Thursday. Children and staff have come into school dressed in days gone by. We've got famous footballers, scientists, popstars, kings and princesses. Some chose just to dress from an era such as Egyptians, Romans, the 1960's and 1920's. Here are a few of our costumes...... Read more

Charity Week 2018 & Workout Wednesday

Charity Week update: Today we've had Workout Wednesday at Meredale! Time to work those brains and bodies. We've had mental maths exercises in classrooms and other quick logic puzzles. Plus lots of dancing during PE lessons, as well as sit ups and other exercises too. We've worked on those voices...
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Charity Week 2018 & Tasty Tuesday

It's Charity Week at Meredale this week, the children are raising money for The Wisdom Hospice this year, any donations are greatly received. Yesterday was Musical Monday - each class is practising a song/dance routine throughout the week to perform to each other on Friday. Today has been Tasty Tuesday - children baked their own cakes/savouries/biscuits and...
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Eggciting times at Meredale!

The children are fascinated by the incubator in the school hall since coming back from the Easter break.

They have a competition running to see who can guess the...

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