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Open evening for teachers and TAs

The Mead Academy Trust is holding an open evening on 1st February 2018 for teachers and TAs. This is an opportunity for teachers and TAs who are interested in working for the Trust to come along and meet the leadership team, teachers and pupils, ask questions, and...

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Are you interested in becoming a TA?

Are you interested in becoming a TA? Or would like to find out more about what’s involved in being a TA? We are holding some informal information sessions in the new year for anyone who would like to know more about the best way into a career as a TA: Thursday...

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Children in Need 2017

Our children went for a ramble in Biss Woods and raise £180 for Children in Need. The parents and children loved it, and the ramble was made all the more special by doing it for such a good cause. You can see a picture of the children, and read more about it, in the...

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Outstanding Hockey from the Castle Mead Team

Outstanding Hockey from the Castle Mead Team, Dean (captain) Lexie, Eleanor, Sophie, Marley, Tom,  Ayrton, Cameron & Elliot, this week at the Wiltshire Schools qualifier for the County Games.  14 teams played in total. Castle Mead played extremely well and qualified...

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The Mead Academy Trust is introducing Thrive

The Mead Academy Trust is delighted to announce that it is introducing the Thrive Approach across all of its settings. The Thrive Approach draws on insights from neuroscience, attachment theory and child development to provide a powerful way of working with children...

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Term 3 in Bechsteins

Bechsteins focused a lot of their learning on renewable energy this term, alongside fun activities in PE (Tag Rugby and Art (talking photos following the 'rule of thirds' technique).  The term finished with a fantastic trade show where the children demonstrated their...

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Open evening for teachers and TAs

The Mead Academy Trust is holding an open evening on 1st February 2018 for teachers and TAs. This is an opportunity for teachers and TAs who are interested in working for the Trust to come along and meet the leadership team, teachers and pupils, ask questions, and...

read more

Are you interested in becoming a TA?

Are you interested in becoming a TA? Or would like to find out more about what’s involved in being a TA? We are holding some informal information sessions in the new year for anyone who would like to know more about the best way into a career as a TA: Thursday...

read more

Children in Need 2017

Our children went for a ramble in Biss Woods and raise £180 for Children in Need. The parents and children loved it, and the ramble was made all the more special by doing it for such a good cause. You can see a picture of the children, and read more about it, in the...

read more

Outstanding Hockey from the Castle Mead Team

Outstanding Hockey from the Castle Mead Team, Dean (captain) Lexie, Eleanor, Sophie, Marley, Tom,  Ayrton, Cameron & Elliot, this week at the Wiltshire Schools qualifier for the County Games.  14 teams played in total. Castle Mead played extremely well and qualified...

read more

The Mead Academy Trust is introducing Thrive

The Mead Academy Trust is delighted to announce that it is introducing the Thrive Approach across all of its settings. The Thrive Approach draws on insights from neuroscience, attachment theory and child development to provide a powerful way of working with children...

read more

Term 3 in Bechsteins

Bechsteins focused a lot of their learning on renewable energy this term, alongside fun activities in PE (Tag Rugby and Art (talking photos following the 'rule of thirds' technique).  The term finished with a fantastic trade show where the children demonstrated their...

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Class News

Term 3 in Bechsteins

Bechsteins focused a lot of their learning on renewable energy this term, alongside fun activities in PE (Tag Rugby and Art (talking photos following the 'rule of thirds' technique).  The term finished with a fantastic trade show where the children demonstrated their...

Year 3 Topic update

Our Term 2 topic in Barbastelles was The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe. We began our topic by transforming our classroom into the land of Narnia, and imagined what we would see when we stepped through our own wardrobes. Through the term we wrote fantastic...

Term 2 – Space

In term two our theme was 'space' due to the children's fascinations and inquisitiveness around the topic the previous term. We had a space role play area were children used their imagination to recreate space missions and browse non-fiction books. In literacy we...

Football Tournament

A team of 8 girls captained by Eleanor took part in their first ever matches at the Girls Football tournament on Monday at Kingdown School. The team, Jessica, Sophie, Imogen, Amelia, Lexie, Grace, Isabella and Eleanor put in a valiant effort in near freezing...

Wagtails School Trip May 2016

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