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Cooking Club deliver cakes to Longford Court in Rainham

Since November, cookery club have been making miniature Christmas cakes. Each child made two fruit cakes, iced and decorated them. These were wrapped up and labelled with gift tags. On Wednesday 6th December, cookery club visited Longford Court in Rainham to donate one of the cakes they had made to residents. We spent some time...
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Christmas Dinner and Jumper Day 2017

Christmas Jumper day has been held at Meredale today, we've managed to raise £35 for the Save the Children charity so far. The whole school have also sat down and enjoyed a full Christmas Dinner together, freshly cooked by our on-site chefs. Everyone is really getting into the Christmas spirit this week with the annual pantomime visit...
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Meredale Choir at Christmas

The Meredale Choir sang lots of Festive Songs at Hempstead Valley Shopping Centre today as part of the Demelza Children's Choir. They get to sing alongside the whole school tomorrow at the annual Church Service and then we have the two nativity performances coming up. They're really getting into the Christmas spirit this week! Read more

Poppy Appeal 2017

Well done to all of the children and staff at the school for raising so much money for the Poppy Appeal this November....
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Anti-Bullying Week 2017

Various activities have taken place during the week, however, Anti-bullying week was concluded with the Friends of Meredale (the school PTA) presenting the school with a 'Buddy Bench' during Assembly today. The Friends of Meredale volunteers work tirelessly during the school year running discos, fayres/fetes, film nights, etc for the children so it was nice for...
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Children in Need 2017

Everyone at Meredale had fun raising funds for this important charity. Children and staff were invited to come into school wearing something spotty or Children in Need merchandise in return for a £1 donation. We also held a 'spot hunt' during the day, this was run by our Head Girl and her...
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Remembrance Service 2017

We held our annual Remembrance Service in school this morning which was attended by our special guest veterans along with many of our parents. The children all made their own poppies to lay at our cenotaph during a very poignant service with poems written and read by the children as well as one of the veterans,...
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Open Series Hockey

Some of our Year 5 and 6 children attended the Mini Youth Games Open Series Hockey Tournament this morning. The children had a great time competing against five other schools finishing third in the league table. Well done team Meredale!...
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Perform Drama Workshops

Children in Reception, years 1 and 2 took part in a drama workshop this morning with Perform. The children invented their own potion to allow them to breathe 'under the sea' and were captivated by their adventure acting out being sea creatures such as a stingray, seahorse and octopus. We have some budding actors within Meredale! Read more