Diary

Upcoming events in the school calendar: 

Tues 21st July                     - End of Term

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School News

Awesome Sporting Achievement

St Martin’s are the WINNERS of the Basingstoke & Deane Sporting Primary School of the Year award for 2014

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Excellent test achievements in 2015

2015 was ANOTHER very successful year for our Year 6 who achieved excellent results for our school!

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Code Club - Making

For the next two terms Code Club is taking a slightly different direction with some more practical 'Making' as well as coding and game design using a small board called an Arduino, there will be some soldering involved, as well as a an introduction to electronics. 

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Building work completed!

Our building work is completed!

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Code Club
Tuesday Afternoons 3:30 - 4:30

Our CodeClub is one of more than 1800 running at Primary Schools for children in year 5 and 6

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Welcome to St. Martin's School

LOOKING FOR SPACES FOR SEPTEMBER 2015?

ST MARTIN'S WELCOMES PARENTS TO VISIT AND JOIN OUR SCHOOL FAMILY

SPACES ARE AVAILABLE IN SOME YEAR GROUPS - YR, Y4 and Y6 - CATCHMENT AND NON-CATCHMENT

PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAILS - DURING THE SUMMER BREAK, PLEASE E-MAIL AND WE WILL REPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE

St. Martin’s Church of England Primary School is in the lovely setting of East End village, near East Woodhay and Woolton Hill, just south on Newbury.

We are a small Church school with a strong Christian ethos and have active links with the church of St. Martin’s nearby.

 View from the front gate

We are a primary school so children join us at age 4 and stay until age 11. We are a popular, friendly school with a commitment to high standards, alongside a Christian care and nurture for all our children. We are often over subscribed, but occasionally have spaces in the older classes for children who are looking to change schools. Waiting lists are held for some year groups.

We have 5 classes, all named after trees in the school grounds: Cherry Class for Reception children, Silver Birch Class for children in Year 1 and 2, Sycamore Class for Years 2 and 3, Maple for Years 4 and 5 and Willow for Years 5 and 6. We usually have 20 children in each year group, with up to 30 children in our classes.

We are a successful school with a very 'GOOD' Ofsted report (May 2014), and we often achieve very high standards, with the majority of our children making very good progress. In 2014 our Tests results were the fourth best in Hampshire and 59th best in the country - an excellent achievement for our small school. We also strive for excellence with our building and resources, and were delighted to open our new two classroom extension in December 2014, further improving our facilities. Further developments are also ongoing.

This year, 2014-15, is the first year for our revised school structure: Cherry Class for our 20 Reception children, Silver Birch for Year 1 and younger Year 2, Sycamore for older Year 2 and Year 3, Maple class for Year 4 and younger Year 5, and Willow class for older Year 5 and Year 6. Due to current uneven year groups at the upper end of the school, for the school year 2014-15, Maple class for just Year 4 and Willow class for Years 5 and 6

Perhaps because we draw children and families from a wide area, St. Martin’s has become a real community in its own right, and children and parents soon become supportive friends who work together for the whole school. 

If you would like to come and visit the school, please ring Mrs. Hennessey in the school office for an informal appointment. We look forward to meeting you.

 

Newsletter

This week's newsletter is available here

Term Dates

Autumn Term 2015
Start of term:
Wednesday 2 September
Half term:
Monday 26 October - Friday 30 October
End of term:
Friday 18 December
Additional closure days for staff training:
Tuesday 1 September 
Friday 23 October