*******Friday 5th February 2016********Year 5 & 6 to visit Life Education Centre today********Our theme for collective worship this term will be 'Generosity' from a Christian perspective********Read about our school's approach to 'Fundamental British Values' under the 'About Us tab'********Read for my school is back - how many books can you read?*******Times tables house competition winner this week is Alton Barnes

Bishops Cannings Church of England (Aided) Primary School
Tel: 01380 860633
Email: admin@bishopscannings.wilts.sch.uk

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We take pride in the Church status of our school.  You will know from newsletters that we consider the Christian values that underpin our school in Collective Worship.  Please click here for a resource you may like to share with your child that covers this term's work on the value of 'Generosity'.

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Pancakes, Lent & Generosity!

We hope you all enjoy your pancakes on Tuesday which heralds the start of the 40 days of Lent. Many people decide to give something up for Lent, but at Bishops Cannings, instead of giving things up, we're going to generously give back to one another.

As we did last year we are going to take the '40 Acts Challenge'. In 2015 over 74,000 people took the 40 Acts challenge creating a wave of over 2.9 million acts of generosity worldwide. Every day the children will be challenged to do an 'act of generosity' e.g. 'Play with a child from another year group, Hold the door open for someone today, Be a kindness ninja (make a card or note saying something nice about a friend or family member and hide it in a place that they will find it).

Please do encourage  your children in this challenge and if you would like to join in with the challenge at home do visit the '40 Acts' website where they have activities for families and a family wall planner for the 40 days of Lent.  http://40acts.org.uk/assets/Downloads/40acts-Family-Wallchart.pdf

 

Welcome to Bishops Cannings Church of England (Aided) Primary School. Our school is fiercely proud of its Christian heritage upon which we build high academic standards.

If you would like to visit our school and see our children engaged in their learning then please make an appointment by telephoning the school office on 01380 860633 or emailing us at admin@bishopscannings.wilts.sch.uk or use the contact the school form here.

School absence can be reported to office@bishopscannings.wilts.sch.uk

 

Our colleague, Catherine Wallace who leads Religious Education in our school, has been recognised nationally for developing a prayer space in school where children could reflect and think deeply about their world and their feelings about it.  Read about it here.

Achievement For All - Bishops Cannings School has been awarded a national accolade for quality for all the hard work in improving the well-being, resilience and self-esteem of pupils.The Quality Mark Award recognises the important work being done within the school to improve progress in reading, writing and maths for all pupils. More information can be found at http://www.afaeducation.org

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As in previous years we are taking part in the Read For My School Challenge.

This year we are going to be secret agents.  Please look at this short video for more information.

*******House points week ending 29th January 2016********Cherill 474********Roundway 446********Westbury 487********Alton Barnes 621********