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Written by children as a review of external visits or in-school workshops they have attended. Perfect for gifted and talented writers.

National Tree Planting Week

Today, Thursday 30th November 2017, nine members of Rowan Class planted some rowan trees in the top corner of our school field. Premier Foods in Ashford is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year and as part of National Tree Planting Week they provided us with not only the trees but the manpower to get them [...]

NSPCC Speak Out Assembly; Underwear Rule

Please click on the title to read this post in full for weblinks and further information.  The NSPCC’s Speak out. Stay safe. programme visited our school on Tuesday 7th November 2017 to make sure our pupils have the knowledge and understanding they need to stay safe from abuse. NSPCC, the UK’s leading children’s charity, who’ll [...]

Highworth Playday (March’17)

A group of recorder players from year 5 were fortunate enough to be part of the Highworth Playday, along with seven other local primary schools, to show off all that they have been learning during their recorder lessons.  There was not a spare seat in Highworth’s main hall; it was full of children and instruments [...]

Our year 3 children had an amazing Roman Day at the end of October, take a peak at their activities by visiting the "Photo Gallery" webpage to see their Gladiator News Reports or go to the "Visits & Workshops" webpage to see photos showing; Roman Day, Bread Making, Bowl Making and Roman Shield Making. [...]

Cedars Roman Day

Aardvark Productions helped our year three children bring being a Roman for a day to life. Please browse looking through just a small sample of photographs shows how enthralled the children were on the day making the famous Testudo shields and baking authenticate period bread. To experience a taste of roman life we sampled some of their foods, but I [...]

Parliament Flag 2015 Entry

John Wesley CEM Primary was nominated by Parliament's 2015 Anniversaries Team to represent Ashford in an exciting national initiative run by the Houses of Parliament.  We received a letter explaining Parliament will be celebrating two historic anniversaries; 800th year of the sealing of Magna Carts and 750th anniversary of the Simon de Montfort Parliament. To mark [...]