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Welcome to our Latest Events Page.

'On Tuesday 16th July, some children from Y3 and 4 went to the County Ground to take part in the Quadkids competition - running, jumping and throwing as a team and having a lot of fun in the sunshine!

We would like to Thank Tesco - Bags of Help for supporting us to pay for these new trees and large boards to the front of the school! We think that the children look very happy and are pleased to share our new vision statement and values!


On Thursday 13th June we had our annual 'Eldene's Got Talent'.  We had 12 fabulous acts which included singing, dancing, joke telling and even magic tricks.  It was a fabulous evening.  Thank you to all the children and their families who came to support us.  The winners were Kevin and Emily who sang a beautiful song together accompanied by Kevin on his guitar.  Well done to all!


On Wednesday 12th June, the Y6 attended the Junior Good Citizens event in Swindon. We learned important lessons about our personal safety and also about how to be a good citizen. It was a fabulous experience, very informative and enjoyed by all. 

Enter text...On Tuesday 11th June, children from Y1 and 2 attended the Quadkids competition at the County Ground. They ran, jumped, ran 400m and then sprinted in the cold and rain! It was a great morning and we are very proud of them!

Year 2 visit to Warwick Castle. What a great day we had!

Helen from 'Dog's Trust' visited school and talked to classes about being a responsible dog owner and being safe around dogs.  She also did a whole school assembly at the end of the week.  We all enjoyed her visit and learnt a lot!


Year 2 visited the Church

During Book Week we had a visit from an author called John Doughterty.  He told us about his writing, read extracts from his books and even sang to us.  It was great fun!

If you would like to find out more about him please visit his website


Thursday 7th March was World Book Day.  The theme this year was to 'share a story'.  We shared stories at our Bedtime Reading event at school, which included milk and cookies!



FIRE SAFETY  Year 2, 5 and 6.  The children had a very informative talk about what to do in the event of a fire.


Christmas 2018 at Eldene!  

The Rock and Pop Roadshow entertained the whole school on Friday afternoon.  It was great fun!



Our Christmas Dinner on the 12th December. 

Everyone enjoyed a delicious Christmas Dinner thanks to our wonderful catering team.



Earlier in December, ten children from years 3, 4, and 5 took part in an exciting building project. Dr Richard Barry of the charity Learning Through Landscapes brought tools and materials to Eldene for a two day workshop to build a bench for the  school field. The weather was not sympathetic! But the children bravely toiled on - scraping, measuring, sawing, drilling, digging - until the bench was installed. Why not pop in and see their handiwork? Weather permitting, of course.



In November we invited Grandparents into school to join in our lessons.  They read with us, joined in a class activity and then came to assembly.  It was lovely to see so many Grandparents.  Please come back and visit us again soon.


Tree Planting

Mrs Swain, Mrs Boast, Mrs Horne and Mrs Freeman, Teaching Assistant's that retired from Eldene in July, all returned today to plant a beautiful Silver Birch tree that they bought for the staff and pupils of Eldene.  Between them they had 80 years of experience and they are greatly missed by all. We thank them for this beautiful gift, hope they continue to enjoy retirement and keep coming back to visit us.

Lest We Forget

The whole school had a special assembly on Friday 9th November to remember the Great War and those who fell.  We marked this special occasion with the sharing of facts about the Great War and a respectful silence.


Tennis workshops

These fun sessions were run by coaches from the Delta Tennis Centre with the Year 2 children.  The children enjoyed practising important tennis skills.

Key Stage One Harvest Festival

Key Stage 1 Harvest Festival took place on Friday 12th October.  Parents were invited to watch the children sing, recite and dance on a Harvest theme.  We thanked God together for all the food we are able to share.  Thank you to parents and carers for joining us and donating foods to the Food Collective.