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Advice on Childhood Illnesses


Summer Holiday Reading Competition


Join our Parent Reader Team

Dear Parent/carer Beechwood Needs You! – Would you like to join our Parent Reader Team? At Beechwood teaching children to become confident and proficient readers has always been one of our top priorities. For many years our reading results have shown that we are one of the very top performing schools in Southampton. Reading regularly to an adult has been shown to really increase
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Making do and mending!

As part of our DT curriculum, we are going to be working with textiles linked to our topic. As such we will be spending the afternoons of SATs week (9th – 13th May) ‘Making do and mending!’ Please bring in a piece of old clothing, bag or similar that you would like to revamp ready for the fashion show on the Friday!


Year 6 World War 2 theme day 26th May

Dear parents / carers, As an ending to our Year 6 World War 2 topic, we will be having a theme day on Thursday, 26th May.  We would like as many children as possible to come to school in 1940s style school uniform and to be prepared for air raids and a possible evacuation (gas mask box and suitcase if possible). In the afternoon,
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Southampton University Orchestra visit 24th February 2016

This week, all classes were lucky enough to have a surprise visit from the Southampton University Orchestra; we enjoyed listening to very famous music from movies such as: Frozen, Pirates Of The Caribbean and Harry Potter. We are pleased with what they said when they emailed Mrs Gardner after the performance: “We absolutely loved visiting Beechwood Junior School yesterday afternoon, the orchestra were so
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Important Dates for December 2015

Dear Parents Please click on the link below. The document contains a number of important dates for your diary. Dec- Important Dates for Parents


We are the Regional Winners of the Pupil premium award!

Exciting News! On Wednesday Mrs Marsh and Mrs Gardner went to London for the award ceremony for the National Pupil Premium Awards. Beechwood were crowned runners-up out of all the primary schools in the SE of England. Mrs Gardner said “Mrs Rees and I were so proud to receive our certificate from David Laws MP, the minister for Education, on behalf of all the
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SATs results are in!

The SATs results are in! This year’s SATs results are the best we have ever had at Beechwood! Everybody has worked so hard to ensure the children have achieved their full  potential and the end results are phenomenal! See for yourself…


We are e-safe at Beechwood!

Last Monday, we were lucky enough to have one of our local PCSOs (PCSO Jade) come to visit and every year group took part in an e-safety workshop. It meant we watched videos and talked about all of the ways we can make sure we stay safe whilst using the internet, something we know is VERY important. Remember to use our e-safety rules whenever
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