Regional Finals

Thursday, 23 April 2015 by

The Boys and Girls football teams went off to Keynsham, Bristol representing Devon in the English Schools Under 11’s South regional finals. Both sides did amazingly well with the boys winning 2 and drawing 2 without conceding a single goal. The girls also won 2 and drew 2 but unfortunately lost their semi final. They played

Year 3 take a trip to the Stone Age

Thursday, 16 April 2015 by

To finish off their new experience, Year 3 spent a sunny day in the school woodland looking at what life would have been like during the time of the Stone Age. The children spent the day looking at the various skills and materials that were used to create fire from sticks, produced pieces of artwork

Writers’ Ties

Thursday, 26 March 2015 by

It’s that time of year again and the proud recipients of our School Writers’ ties, awarded to pupils for showing good progress in writing; this could be for striving to improve writing skills, using grammar and punctuation appropriately and greatly impressing their Teachers with their progress are: A big well done to this term’s successful

Year 3 & 4 Football

Thursday, 26 March 2015 by

Having already secured the League championship, our Year 3 and 4 side travelled to Roselands to play Curledge Street Academy in the Cup Semi-Final.  A really gripping game – with the Curledge Street ‘keeper performing like Joe Hart – was settled by a long distance strike from Harry S. The boys will now play either Oldway

Rowcroft Raffle

Friday, 20 March 2015 by

For the Civic Award, Keely has supported Rowcroft Hospice. She sold raffle tickets for over 40 prizes which she managed to source!  Keely has raised £240. Top 5 prizes: 1)  An annual Devon attractions pass for 4. 2)  Crealy pass for 4. 3)  2 x Rainbow Fun House passes for 4. 4)  Dinosaur World pass for 2.

Well done to the Girl’s Football Team!

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 by

The Year 5 and 6 Girl’s football team have won the Large Schools’ South Football league. They played 8 leagues matches winning 6 and drawing 2. Top scorers have been Leah H, Molly S and Oriana ZS. Mr L is delighted and looks forward to finals night on Friday 1st May when the girls will

World Book Day

Friday, 06 March 2015 by

Thursday 5th March marked our annual World Book Day celebrations. This year, we enjoyed a celebration of David Walliams and his hugely popular books, as well as an enjoyment of many other authors and texts too. Book character costumes were outstanding and the children and staff looked fantastic and inspiring! In line with the David Walliams

Diamond Anniversary

Friday, 06 March 2015 by

Monday 2nd March marked the 60th anniversary of the “Official” opening of our school – which was originally named Shiphay Junior School.  We held a whole school assembly where Mr K told the children a little about 1955 – the year Winston Churchill resigned and Ruth Ellis was the last woman “hanged” in Great Britain. 

RSPB Big Schools Bird Watch

Friday, 06 February 2015 by

On Wednesday morning, children from each class in KS2 wrapped themselves up warm, put on their boots and braved the icy cold weather to take part in the RSPB’s Big Schools Bird Watch survey. The children were given a pair of binoculars and a clipboard before setting off to work recording the species of birds

Win a Playground Competition!

Friday, 06 February 2015 by

Help us to win a brand new play area… The Herald Express has teamed up with ABC playgrounds and are offering our local schools and nurseries the chance to win this fantastic prize. Sherwell Valley Primary School needs your help to collect as many votes as possible. Please visit: to vote for our school.