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  • 23/10/20

    This week at Bentley...

    I am so proud of everyone in our School Community for tackling this half term with a BRILLIANT attitude. You have all been so supportive and the children have really impressed us all at school with their ‘back to usual business’ approach. There have been large amounts of laughter, friend...
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  • 16/10/20

    This week at Bentley...

    It has been an exciting week of building work as the Year 6 classroom is being worked on internally. We have been able to sneak a peek through the window and our Year 6 reporters are impressed with the hard work and pleased with the progress of the project. The class space will be bigger and there w...
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  • 09/10/20

    This week at Bentley...

    I have had the pleasure of reading with the vast majority of the children this week as we have been conducting some reading checks (see below more detail on this in the Lexplore section). I have been pleased with how courteous and thoughtful our pupils are – on top of their fluency and re...
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  • 02/10/20

    This Week at Bentley...

    Our very giving horse chestnut tree has been filling many pockets with conkers this week! It is lovely to see the children continue to revel in this annual treat of shiny brown chestnuts. Our apple pickers have remained incredibly lucky again and we are really grateful for all the donations being le...
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  • 25/09/20

    This week at Bentley...

    As I write it is feeling somewhat November-ish on the weather front after a lovely start to the week – brr. Remember hooded waterproof coats, jumpers and warm layers every day please, as the expectations are that windows/doors need to remain open where possible for COVID air circulation, even...
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  • 18/09/20

    This week at Bentley...

    What a beautiful week it has been! Years 3 and 4 classes all very much enjoyed their apple picking sessions this week and collected LOTS of apples to make our delicious 2020 apple juice which is now already available for purchase. Thanks to Cress Mizen for her PTFA leadership of this annual treat an...
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  • 11/09/20

    This week at Bentley...

    Thank you for making this such a positive first week back at school despite all the additional expectations for COVID. Whilst it appears that we are fortunate to be in an area with low risk currently our procedures are in place in case this changes. Staff and pupils have quickly adapted to the requi...
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  • 04/09/20

    Back to School - September 2020

    We are looking really forward to welcoming everyone back into school on Monday morning.  We have been working hard to prepare for everyone coming back with a very thorough risk assessment in place for COVID expectations from the current DfE recommendations. Having reviewed this w...
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  • 22/07/20

    This week at Bentley...

    In this final week we have really enjoyed some very special moments despite the continued topsy- turvy of the COVID restrictions. It was brilliant to see the children reunited albeit virtually to say ‘goodbyes’ and ‘hellos’ as part of our Transition work. Teaching Staff ha...
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  • 17/07/20

    This week at Bentley...

    Thank you to everyone who reviewed work with their child at home last Friday and posted to Seesaw. We have saved the work to share with the children’s new teachers ready to highlight their success from this academic year. Well done for all the super builds and lovely flower show entries t...
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  • 10/07/20

    This week at Bentley...

    A rather drizzly, grey week but good for all the gardens, plus our lovely rainbow planters which are looking fantastic outside school – have a walk or cycle past to admire them if you can.  I came into school early one morning and saw a deer and an owl en route and then a snuffling hedgeh...
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  • 03/07/20

    This week at Bentley...

    I have found myself continuing the theme of ‘Happiness’ from my Collective Worship this week. At a time when it is much harder to do my usual class observations, I have very much missed the everyday interactions with the children at school, which is something I usually enjoy very much. T...
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