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  • Vincent Road - After School and Breakfast Club


    Energy Kidz Breakfast and After School Club

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  • Swanage 2018


    Read the latest updates of Year 5's Swanage Trip 2018.

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  • Term Dates 2018/19


    The term dates for the next academic year (2018/19) are as follows:

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  • Skipping Day


    On Wednesday 2nd May the whole school took part in a fun-filled skipping day.  The children have spent the last few weeks practising hard to learn different ways to skip.  Best of all the playgrounds are still filled with skipping ropes.  Long may it continue!

    Find the video below!





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  • September 2017 - Read our great Ofsted Report


    ”This school continues to be good.


    The leadership team has maintained the good quality of education in the school since the last inspection. Leaders and governors know the school well and share a desire for it to make a positive impact on the life of pupils. You and your team have built a strong community that encompasses staff, parents and the wider locality.


    At the heart of the school’s work is your drive to ensure that all pupils, including those from disadvantaged backgrounds, succeed academically. Governors, leaders and staff share your high aspirations. This drive is matched by leaders’ ambition to widen pupils’ access to enrichment opportunities in music, dance, art and sport. This is done through a broad and balanced curriculum and strengthened by links with local colleges and arts organisations. Leaders plan the curriculum carefully taking into account the needs and interests of the pupils. Pupils are happy to come to school and value the varied opportunities that they get……

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  • How do we assess progress and attainment at Plumcroft?


    There is now a new National Curriculum and the old levels are gone, so Plumcroft has determined our own way of assessing progress and attainment.  Find out how.

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  • INSET DAYS 3rd and 4th September


    Reminder - children return to school on Wednesday 5th September.

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  • Good Luck Year 6


    The staff at Plumcroft School would like to wish the very best of luck to the Year 6 leavers of 2018. 

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  • ​Performing Arts Concert on Tuesday 1st May 5.15 – 7pm



    We are delighted to invite all parents to attend the Performing Arts Concert on Tuesday 1st May. There will be performances by band, choir, recorder group, ukulele group, drama club, Y6 dance group and solos from many of our talented instrumentalists playing piano,drums, guitar, trumpet and woodwind.

    I hope you will join us for the performance in the top Genesta hall, starting at 5.15 and finishing at 7pm. 

    Entrance is free.

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  • Science Through the Arts Exhibition


    Wednesday 28th March 9am – 3pm

    This year, Plumcroft is holding a science exhibition with a difference!

    ALL the children will be demonstrating their scientific knowledge through an artistic performance. For example, you may find out about life cycles, forces, or the solar system by watching a dance, a film or some music. You may also see some photography or artwork. Here are the times of the performances:


    9.00 – 10am Year 3 and Year 4 in the Top Genesta Hall

    10.10 – 10.40am Morning Nursery and Reception in the Nithdale Hall

    11am – 12pm Year 5 and Year 6 in the Top Genesta Hall

    1.30 – 2.15pm Year 1 and Year 2 in the Nithdale Hall

    2.30 – 3pm Afternoon Nursery and Reception (Repeat), Nithdale Hall

    * Entrance/exit for all performances will be via the main office in Genesta Road so that parents/carers can be signed in.

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