Here are our main news stories.

If you have children at our school, you should also read the latest School Updates

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July 19, 2024
Summer Holiday Activities

Kids for £2 leisure activities this summer Anyone can take advantage of a bumper programme...

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July 18, 2024
Athletics Festivals

A local event....

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July 16, 2024
Online Safety- how to set up parental controls – video guides

Following on from the guidance about parental controls we shared recently, please see the link...

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July 12, 2024
Summer Holiday Activities

Telford Urban Games – Free Sports Activities Looking for something different to do this Summer...

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July 12, 2024
Attendance – Government national framework for Penalty Notices

From August 19th 2024 the Government have introduced a new ‘national framework for Penalty Notices’....

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July 12, 2024
Fordhall Organic Farm 12/7/24

A local event...

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July 11, 2024
Summer of Endless Fun 24

A local event....

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July 11, 2024
Summer Football Camp

A local event....

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July 11, 2024
Genius Hoilday Clubs 2024

A local event....

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July 11, 2024
Year 6 Prom 16/07/24

Year 6 Prom...

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July 11, 2024
T&W Libraries Summer Hoilday Activities

A local event....

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July 10, 2024
Green Festival 27/07/2024

A local event....

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July 10, 2024
Lunchbox Workshop 20/08/24

A local event....

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July 9, 2024
Online Safety Parental Controls user guide

This guide will help you set up parental controls and adjust privacy settings to provide...

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July 1, 2024
Whole School Author Visit on 9th July

On the 9th July, we are really lucky to be having children’s author Samantha Fletcher-Goodwin...

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June 27, 2024
Online safety newsletter

Please see the online safety newsletter for July.  On page 2, there is a very...

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June 22, 2024
Government changes to attendance guidance from August.

Find out more about what's been happening at school...
 

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June 17, 2024
Show Racism the Red Card

Show Racism the Red Card   The Safeguarding Squad did an excellent job talking to...

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June 11, 2024
KS1 and KS2 cake sale

We will be holding 2 cake sales in July to raise money for school and...

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June 3, 2024
Free Parent Online safety workshop delivered by West Mercia Police

Join a free one hour online parent awareness session to give yourself a head start...

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May 23, 2024
Haberdashers’ Adams – Year 5 Entrance Test information

Find out more about what's been happening at school...
 

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May 22, 2024
Yr5/6 Girls Cricket Champions!!!!

Well done to our Yr5/6 girls to compete in the TWSSP Cricket tournament yesterday at...

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May 18, 2024
Top Dogs

Earlier in the month, a range of pupils from Year 4-6 enjoyed playing with the...

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May 8, 2024
Reach Teach Initial Teacher training

 Are you interested in training to be a teacher? We are a proud partner school...

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April 29, 2024
Online safety Newsletter – May 2024

Click the link below for the latest online safety newsletter. This edition contains very useful...

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April 24, 2024
We are recruiting!

Three exciting opportunities to join our team. We are currently recruiting for a lunchtime supervisor,...

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April 23, 2024
Earth Day- 22.4.24

Yesterday, Apley Wood celebrated Earth Day, with a focus on how plastic is destroying our...

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April 12, 2024
Yr3/4 Boys Cup Final

Yr3/4 Boys  Cup final is on Thursday 9th May at AFC Telford Ground (Bucks Head)...

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April 9, 2024
School Menu April 2024

Apley Wood_BESPOKE_Primary School Menu 2024 Click the link above for our new menu.  Please note,...

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April 7, 2024
Reach2 Academy Conversion – exciting news!

We are delighted to share that from 1st April  2024, we have voluntarily joined Reach2...

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March 22, 2024
West Mercia Police Parents, Guardians and Carers Webinar Series – April 2024

West Mercia Police are hosting four webinars directed at Parents, Guardians and Carers.  Two focusing...

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March 15, 2024
Mayan Artwork

Mayan Artwork Over the past few weeks Year 6 have been busy out in Forest...

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March 12, 2024
World Book Day 11-03-24

Thank you to everyone for a fantastic World Book Day on Monday. We had amazing...

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February 28, 2024
Forest Fossils

Forest School Fossils   Year 6 were back out in Forest school for a small...

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February 27, 2024
Darwin Day 2

Darwin Geography Our year 6’s this morning continued their learning about Charles Darwin and the...

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February 26, 2024
Darwin Day

  Forest School Science Some of our Y6’s made use of the good weather today...

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February 6, 2024
Photo & Video Permissions

We’d like to ask your permission so we can feature your child in content that...

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February 5, 2024
World Book Day Monday 11th March

Due to our year 5 residential, we will be celebrating World Book Day this year...

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January 30, 2024
Online Safety newsletter

This month our online safety newsletter has information about playstation, snap chat and online safety...

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January 26, 2024
Exciting opportunity to join our office team!

We are recruiting for an additional admin support role to work part time in our...

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January 26, 2024
Measles – Government advice 26th January

Please see the link below for advice about what to do if you think your...

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January 25, 2024
Academy Conversion Consultation meeting – 29th January

Members of the REAch2 team will be in school on Monday afternoon (29th January) to...

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January 19, 2024
Lost Property

We have a large amount of unnamed lost property.  Unfortunately, without names,  we have no...

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January 16, 2024
School Council Parent Questionnaire

The below questionnaire will be open until Wednesday 24th January, we would greatly appreciate your...

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January 15, 2024
Academy Conversion Section 5 Stakeholder Consultation

STAKEHOLDER CONSULTATION Following approval of the school’s recent application to become an Academy, and receiving...

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January 11, 2024
Health Protection Hub Measles update January 2023

Cases of measles are increasing in the UK, including in the West Midlands, and it’s...

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January 7, 2024
Online Safety newsletter

This month, our online safety newsletter has useful advice about setting up parental controls for...

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January 7, 2024
8th January

Happy New Year!  We are looking forward to seeing everyone at school tomorrow.  ...

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December 20, 2023
Christmas Dinner

Christmas celebrations have been in full swing today at Apley as we all enjoyed our...

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December 8, 2023
Extended Day Provision

Our Extended day provision is very popular and to ensure we can run it smoothly...

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December 4, 2023
Haberdashers’ Adams Open Evening for Year 5 Pupils

Find out more about what's been happening at school...
 

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December 4, 2023
West Mercia Police Competition Winners

We are delighted to share that we have three winners in the Operation Sceptre Art Competition,...

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December 1, 2023
Reporting pupil absences – new dedicated email

Please do not use the A2190 to report absences.  This email account is not checked...

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November 30, 2023
Items from home

We are seeing an increase in toys and items being brought into school from home...

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November 30, 2023
Winter Holiday Club – January 2024

Find out more about what's been happening at school...
 

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November 21, 2023
Santa Dash 2023 Thursday 21st December

  This year as a whole school we will be taking part in the Santa...

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November 19, 2023
Shropshire Tennis – Free tennis activities

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November 14, 2023
Friendship Week

It’s friendship week here at Apley and what better way to start out week than...

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November 10, 2023
Apley Wood’s Field of Poppies for Remembrance 10/11/23

This week, every child in school created their own poppy for Remembrance. This morning, the...

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November 9, 2023
Christmas Smile Project – Donation point

More vulnerable people in Telford will have the chance to open a present on Christmas...

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November 8, 2023
Remembrance Assembly – 08.11.23

Two members of West Mercia Constabulary visited Apley Wood today to deliver a whole school...

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November 7, 2023
Attendance

We are following the DFE attendance guidance, ‘Working Together to Improve School Attendance’ (DfE May...

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November 7, 2023
Pep the Poet – Tuesday 7th

Pep the poet delivered a fantastic assembly to the school today. He read some of...

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November 5, 2023
Online Safety Newsletter November 2023

Click the link below for November’s Online safety newsletter.  This month has information about safety...

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October 26, 2023
Farm and animal contact: Information for parents and carers

The Health Protection Hub have asked us to share the following information with parents and...

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October 24, 2023
NHS Advice – Is my child too unwell for school?

It can be tricky deciding whether or not to keep your child off school when...

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October 24, 2023
Children in Need 17th November

Pay £1 to wear your Spotty or yellow clothes to school on  Friday 17th November...

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October 23, 2023
Reporting pupil absences – new dedicated email

After half term, we are launching our dedicated absence email.  To report an absence, please...

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October 23, 2023
Hello from Pep

Click on the link below for a quick hello and poem from Pep who is...

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October 19, 2023
Kids4£1 is back this October half term!

Take a look at the brochure for all the activities on offer which includes badminton, fun and...

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October 17, 2023
Dad Squad at Boardroom Gaming Cafe

Find out more about what's been happening at school...
 

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October 17, 2023
Pep The Poet

Just a reminder that Pep The Poet will be visiting school on Tuesday 7th November....

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October 16, 2023
Harvest

      A huge thank you to everyone who donated something for our harvest...

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October 13, 2023
School Car Park 13th October

The school car park is for staff, visitors and blue badge holders only.  Parents and...

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October 4, 2023
School Photographs – 12th October

Thursday 12th October is school photograph day.  Please ensure children are in their school uniform. ...

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October 3, 2023
SENCO Parent consultations

Mrs Thorpe, SENCO, will also be available to speak to parents regarding special educational needs...

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September 29, 2023
NSPCC Kindness Challenge – Tuesday 3rd October.

Please send a donation for our NSPCC fundraising challenge on Tuesday.  We will be spreading...

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September 28, 2023
Free online family events from Eric – The Children’s Bowel and Bladder Charity

Free online events are available for parents and carers, led by staff from the expertly...

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September 28, 2023
Online Safety Newsletter October 2023

This months online safety newsletter has information about the risk associated with live streaming and...

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September 25, 2023
Telford Music Hub- 25.09.2023

Telford Music Hub came and performed with their band in our assembly today! It was...

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September 20, 2023
Election Results 20.09.23

The votes are in and Year 6 House captains and KS2 school councillors have been...

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September 19, 2023
Reception Admissions 2024

Find out more about what's been happening at school...
 

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September 14, 2023
Mentor Dog

Bonnie, our school mentor dog,  has enjoyed her first two weeks back in school after...

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September 13, 2023
Safeguarding Squad

We are delighted to share our Safeguarding Squad for the school year.  These children from...

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September 11, 2023
Parking – Please respect our neighbours

I have already received a number of complaints about parking from our neighbours in the...

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September 6, 2023
Parent DEAR time Dates

During the autumn term, we will once again be holding DEAR time open door sessions...

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September 5, 2023
Parent contact details

Please ensure we have your correct contact details.  We are receiving a number of ‘undelivered...

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September 5, 2023
Online Safety Newsletter September 2023

Click below for the latest edition of the online safety newsletter.  This month contains advice...

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September 5, 2023
YR 3/4 Girls Football Trials

Hope everyone has had a good summer, The football season is back!!!! This Friday Mr...

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September 4, 2023
PLATINUM School Games Mark Award

Exciting news! We have been awarded the PLATINUM level for the School Games mark.  This...

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September 4, 2023
Outstandingly Happy School!

We are delighted to have been awarded Outstandingly Happy School status by The Art of...

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September 3, 2023
Welcome back

We are looking forward to seeing everyone on Tuesday 5th September.  Gates open at 8.35am...

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August 23, 2023
Learn Telford drop in at Leegomery Community Centre

Find out more about what's been happening at school...
 

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July 29, 2023
School of Coding Holiday clubs at Leegomery Community Centre

Find out more about what's been happening at school...
 

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July 20, 2023
BEAM Summer Holiday workshops

BEAM are holding a range of workshops for different ages over the summer. Click the...

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July 17, 2023
Summer Reading Challenge

The Summer Reading Challenge has started! Come back to school in September and show your...

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July 17, 2023
Online Safety booklet – parent controls advice

Please see the booklet below which contains advice about how to set parental controls on...

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July 14, 2023
Kids4£1 Summer 2023

Our summer Kids for a £1 programme is back – bigger and better than ever....

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July 14, 2023
Free Summer Reading Opportunities

  Over the summer, all the children in school will have access to a whole...

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July 10, 2023
Improving punctuality and safety – September 2023

In order to ensure a safe and efficient start to the school day, from September,...

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July 10, 2023
SEND provision July 2023

Thank you to the parents of SEND pupils, who completed our SEND questionnaire recently.  This...

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July 4, 2023
F1 in schools – National Final

An absolutely amazing day representing Apley Wood Primary at this year’s F1 in Schools national...

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July 4, 2023
Safer Neighbourhoods Newsletter

Click the link below for the July newsletter from the safer neighbourhood team. Hadley and...

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June 30, 2023
Online Safety newsletter

This month the online safety newsletter has some information about safe searching, an online safety...

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June 23, 2023
Urban Games – Free sports coaching programme for children aged 8+

The school summer holidays will be here before we know it! Check out the Telford...

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June 23, 2023
‘Buzzing’ summer ahead for residents – free activity sessions

Residents are in for a ‘buzzing’ summer, as Telford and Wrekin Council teams up with...

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June 22, 2023
10 By 10 Celebration Event – School Council

4 members of our school council took part in a celebration event for the first...

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June 14, 2023
Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service backs national Drowning Prevention Week campaign

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging parents to make sure their children know how...

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May 19, 2023
Author Visit

We have been so fortunate today to have received a visit from local author Sarah...

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May 18, 2023
Exciting new interactive online security resources for 7-11 year olds.

Award-winning interactive online security resources for 7-11 year olds. Young people are growing up in...

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May 18, 2023
Kids for a £1 activities back for May half term

With the brighter, warmer weather hopefully on the way families wanting to make the most...

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May 16, 2023
Woodwind assembly

Today we had a special visitor in assembly. He showed us a range of different...

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May 9, 2023
Parent Questionnaire

The parent questionnaire is now open for submissions. The average time to complete the previous...

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April 19, 2023
Sainsbury’s gardening Donation

School council got to enjoy some lovely spring sunshine on Tuesday afternoon as they planted...

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April 17, 2023
Local Author Visit

We are very excited to announce that local author, Sarah Griffiths, will be coming for...

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March 30, 2023
Yr3/4 Girls did it again.

What a week for our Yr3/4 Girls team, yesterday the girls played their semi final...

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March 29, 2023
The melodic forest

Year 5 Forest school The Year 5 group that came to forest school this afternoon...

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March 28, 2023
yr3/4 girls Finalist

Well done to our Yr3/4 girls they did extremely well playing 4 games winning 3...

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March 27, 2023
Forest School updates!

Woodworking shelter! Forest school had a very exciting development over the weekend when a team...

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March 17, 2023
Place2Be Parenting advice from child mental health experts

Place2be have published practical tips to support children’s wellbeing and behaviour on their website.  the...

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March 16, 2023
Assembly visitor

On Monday this week, Suleman Bhamji, from the Telford Central Mosque in Wellington, visited us in...

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March 15, 2023
Year 3 stone-age

The Year 3 children had a wonderful trip back in time to the Neolithic Era...

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March 10, 2023
School closed 10th March

School is closed due to adverse weather conditions on Friday 10th March....

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March 9, 2023
PODS over the Easter holidays

Following on from the success of the pilot holiday scheme at Christmas, Parents Opening Doors...

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February 28, 2023
Online safety Newsletter

Click below for the online safety newsletter for March.  This month covers setting up parental...

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February 28, 2023
World Book Day

Just a reminder that World Book Day will be celebrated on Monday 6th March. Come...

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February 16, 2023
Telford Tigers – Kids go free at half term

Telford Tigers half term madness – Kids go free on Wednesday 22 February 2023 Kids...

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February 16, 2023
Evolution

The Year 6 children had an excellent science lesson today where they investigated which bird...

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February 14, 2023
E-Safety Questions for Parents / Guardians Survey

This survey has now been re-opened for another week, if you have not had the...

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February 10, 2023
A-Maze-ing Forest school

The Year 5 forest school group had an lovely afternoon enjoying the sunshine and bird...

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February 10, 2023
Safer Internet Day

The Safeguarding Squad did a fantastic job informing the KS1 and KS2 children all about...

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February 8, 2023
Free Behaviour course

Leegomery Community Centre is offering a free course, through Learn Telford: Introduction to child behaviour....

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February 6, 2023
E-Safety Questions for Parents / Guardians Survey

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February 5, 2023
Healthy Body,Healthy Mind week – parent support videos

As it is children’s mental health week, Impact Education have provided us with some videos...

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February 1, 2023
SEND Drop In for Families

Parents, Carers & Families A new SEND Drop In has been arranged, it provides and...

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January 31, 2023
Multicultural assembly 30.1.2023

Thank you so much to Simerpreet from the Oakengates Gurdwara who taught our children a...

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January 27, 2023
World Book Day – 6th March

Due to our year 5 residential, we will be celebrating World Book Day this year...

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January 13, 2023
Reminder about SMART Watches and toys from home

Please remember that the children are not allowed to wear SMART watches in school.  A...

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January 12, 2023
Shropshire Beam: Virtual workshops for parents and professionals – starting 18th January

Shropshire Beam are pleased to provide the next timetable of virtual workshops for parents and...

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January 5, 2023
Apley House Point Changes

At the beginning of last term, through discussions with the pupils, we discovered that they...

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January 2, 2023
Happy New Year

Happy New Year.  We look forward to seeing all of the children back at school...

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December 16, 2022
Year 2 Forest School

This morning we were extremely busy making some houses out of cardboard boxes as we...

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December 16, 2022
Beam Christmas opening hours – Emotional Health and Well being support

Christmas opening times are as follows: Tuesday 20 December 2022 9 Market Square, Wellington, Telford, TF1...

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December 15, 2022
Baarmy Bethlehem – 15.12.2022

What fantastic performances from the children in Key Stage 1 today! You blew everyone’s socks...

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December 14, 2022
Parent DEAR Time Sessions

During the autumn term we held DEAR time sessions (Drop Everything And Read) for you...

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December 13, 2022
Reflection

Years 5 have taken some time today to reflect. Life is very busy. We are...

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December 13, 2022
KS1 Christmas Performance

KS1 are really excited to be performing Baarmy Bethlehem this week. We cannot wait to...

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December 13, 2022
DEAR Time with Base 3

Last week Base 3 enjoyed reading with their grown ups during DEAR Time. It was...

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December 8, 2022
The Snow Queen

The whole school got to enjoy a fantastic performance of The Snow Queen from the...

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December 7, 2022
Forest School

  Forest school with Year 5 this morning. Tree climbing, natural art and using estimation...

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December 6, 2022
Christmas Carol Concert

Well done to our Choir who performed brilliantly at the Christmas Carol concert at Hadley...

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December 6, 2022
West Midlands Safari Park

What a fantastic day Base 3 have had at West Midlands Safari Park! We saw...

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December 5, 2022
Carols at Southwater

    The Apley Wood Choir did a beautiful performance to the shoppers at the...

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December 2, 2022
Apley Wood News Weekending 2nd Dec 22

Click here for Apley News...

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November 24, 2022
Pedestrian Training

Base 8 had a fantastic day of ‘Pedestrian Training’ today. They have learnt the importance...

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October 21, 2022
Bikeability

Over the past two weeks, groups of Year 6 pupils have participated in Bikeability to...

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October 10, 2022
World Mental Health Day

To support World Mental Health Day, year 5 discussed a range of topics linked to...

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May 26, 2022
Yr3/4 girls football team 3rd place!!!!

  Well done to our Year 3/4 girls football team that finished 3rd in the...