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Year 6 Maths Lesson

23 Nov 2018

Today in Year 6's maths lesson, we were creating our own school flag using the area and perimeter skills that we learnt this week. It was enjoyable because you actually were able to design your own cr...

Hooke Court 2018

22 Nov 2018

Children in Need 2018

16 Nov 2018

Uplyme Church

12 Nov 2018

Last Sunday, the House Captains and some members of the Ethos Committee made us extremely proud, representing Mrs Ethelston's at the Remembrance Service.  Following the presentation of the wreaths in...

Axminster Remembrance Ceremony

12 Nov 2018

As part of the wider community, the House Captains took part in a ceremony in Axminster, where wreaths were laid and one of our Year 6 children read a prayer for the fallen in front of the various sch...

School Wreath laid at Ypes

11 Nov 2018

William from Owls' class visited Ypres and Tyne Cot last weekend.  He laid a wreath made by the school in front of the Devonshire Regiment plate, which include some of the soilders who served and died...

Trench Cake Competition

06 Nov 2018

Thank you to everyone who entered the Trench Cake Competition, we had so many amazing cakes!  They were all judged on appearance and taste by The Mayor of Lyme Regis, Michaela Ellis and Ian Marshall f...

Trench Cake Competition

02 Nov 2018

Summer Reading Challenge Rotary Club Presentation

29 Oct 2018

Maths Challenge!

29 Oct 2018

Open Days

15 Oct 2018

Please click here here to view information about our open days.

Year 6 Bikeability

12 Oct 2018

Children from year six had a very exciting week, participating in their Bikeability Cycling course, levels one and two.  Well done to all of them and thank you to the team who ran the course over at A...

Rotary Club Presentation of dictionaries to Year 6

05 Oct 2018

The Rotary Club kindly donated dictionaries to all of our Year Six pupils.  Grateful thanks to them, the children were thrilled with them.

Summer Reading Challenge

05 Oct 2018

Well done to all the children that took place in the Summer Reading Challenge!

New Reception Class

02 Oct 2018

Welcome to all our new children in Robins' class.

SIAMS Outstanding School Inspection

17 Sep 2018

On Tuesday 11th September, we were honoured to be visited by the Archdeacon Christopher, who came to meet the children and present us with a special certificate for our outstanding SIAMs.  He enjoyed...

Open Garden

20 Jul 2018

Our Open Garden was a huge success and raised £68, which will be used in the school garden next year. Thank you to everyone who helps in the garden, especially Jo Williams.

Uplyme Horticultural Show

20 Jul 2018

Thank you to all the children for their amazing entries in the Uplyme Horticultural Show, well done to the winners: Aurora, Elizabeth, Rufus, Talullah, Harry C, Alexie, Georgia, Andrew, Rhea, Sasha, L...

YR6 Waterpark Trip

20 Jul 2018

Herons' Class have had an action-packed week, having visited a waterpark, tried a variety of new sports and there is a sleepover tonight for them as part of their leavers' activities!  Thank you to al...

Poppy Art

16 Jul 2018

For the centenary of the end of the First World War, Uplyme Church are planning a big installation and art exhibition in the church.The exhibition will be put on for the week preceding Remembrance Sun...

Butterflies

10 Jul 2018

Robins, Wrens, Swifts, Kingfishers and Swallows were incredibly excited to see some butterflies hatched by Robins, Swifts and Kingfishers today. It was a wonderful reminder of our core value, Celebrat...

SIAMs Press Release

06 Jul 2018

Mrs Ethelston’s CE Primary Academy Rated as “Outstanding” & “Remarkable” in recent inspection. Mrs Ethelstons’s CE has been graded as Outstanding in a recent inspection by the Church of England Educa...

Robins' Ugly Bug Ball

03 Jul 2018

The children dressed up as creepy crawlies for the Ugly Bug Ball.  When they danced, played bug games and ate bug food (satsuma snails, celery slugs and strawberry ladybirds...

Swallows' Topic - 'What lies beneath'

03 Jul 2018

Last Tuesday, Swallows' class had a special visitor. Our visitor works as an undersea diver in the oil industry. He spoke to us about his experiences about what lies beneath. We were amazed to hear t...

Wrens' & Swifts' Fossil Hunting

03 Jul 2018

Uplyme & Lyme Regis Cricket Information

22 Jun 2018

Bugfest Robins' & Year 3

21 Jun 2018

Clean Air Day 2018

21 Jun 2018

Key Stage 1 have been learning about Clean Air Day and how we can help prevent air pollution. Wrens' and Swifts' took to the playground to investigate if we had clean air or polluted air according to...

Sports Day

18 Jun 2018

What a fantastic Sports Day!  Well done to all the children for taking part with such enthusiasm. Well done to the winning House - Hardy. Thank you to Mrs Timbrell for organising the event and tha...

Year 6 Sailing Day

12 Jun 2018

Herons enjoyed learning how to sail at Portland. The children worked in pairs to sail the boat together and really enjoyed the experience. Thank you to Mrs Pellow and Mrs Ha...

Lyme Bay Marine Visit

12 Jun 2018

Robins, Wrens and Swifts were very lucky to have a visitor form Lyme Bay Marine to tell us about some of the life in our local bay. The children especially enjoyed the live crab and lobster!{! gallery...

Enterprise Day

12 Jun 2018

Uplyme Fete 2018

10 Jun 2018

Congratulations to the winners of the colouring competition Seth and Maisie, who were crowned Fete Prince and Princess and opened the Uplyme Fete.

The Story Boat has arrived!

04 Jun 2018

The children have been very excited to see the Story Boat arrive this morning. Traditional wooden boatbuilder, Gail McGarva, holds the workshops inside the magical and ench...

Residential News

21 May 2018

Our journalists report... ‘After we arrived at PGL, we met our instructors. We then found out which our rooms were and who we were sharing with. After setting up our rooms, w...

Swifts' & Wrens' Class

18 May 2018

Swifts and Wren's were both very lucky on Monday afternoon to have a visit from Mr Singer who told them lots of different things about Judaism. The children particularly enjoyed learning a song in Heb...

Eggperiments in Swallows' Class

18 May 2018

Swallows' Class have been designing experiments to establish what types of drinks cause tooth decay.  They have looked at the different types of variables to ensure their tests are fair and focusing o...

The Storyteller- Martin Maudsley

09 May 2018

On Tuesday we welcomed Mr Martin Maudsley into all our classes for his storytelling workshops.  The response was overwhelmingly positive- more information and photos to follow! "On Tuesday we had...

School Journalists

04 May 2018

Year 4 This week, in topic, we have been learning about Mary Anning.  We were given factual pieces about her and we used these facts to make a little booklet. In maths, we have been revising multipl...

New books- thanks to the Readathon!

29 Apr 2018

Miss Lyons has met this week with all the children that took part in the sponsored Readathon last term. The PTFA have kindly contributed money towards this and now we have a considerable amount to spe...

New School Update

29 Apr 2018

The Landscape Concept Plan for the new school was introduced to the staff last week by Gyles Morris the landscape architect and outdoor learning specialist who is advising our school trust. The staff...

School Journalists

27 Apr 2018

Year 1 Wrens' Class In Maths we have been using doubles, halves and quarters.  I like PE because we run around and I like Maths because we get to learn exciting stuff.  Lily Year 2 Swifts' Class...

Our Spiritual Space

25 Apr 2018

You may have noticed the area by Swifts' Class is beginning to look much more cheerful.  This is our Spiritual Space, where classes and children can go for some peace and reflection.  We will continue...

Traffic Trial

25 Apr 2018

Please give us feedback about our trial at the beginning of the school day-  Dropping Off in the Morning- TWO WEEK TRIALFrom next week, we will trial having a member of staff in a high visibility j...

New Clubs list

24 Apr 2018

Summer Term Clubs List 2018

Year 1 Trip to the Spacedome

23 Apr 2018

We learnt that the sun is one million times bigger than Earth. The sun is a star and there are some stars bigger than the sun and some stars smaller than the sun. The sun's light reflects on the moo...

Celebrating our differences and Autism Awareness Week

06 Apr 2018

During the final week of term, we spent a week looking at what makes us all unique and special.  This was part of National Autism Awareness week. The children enjoyed a worship from Reverend Cate Edm...

Our Easter Service

01 Apr 2018

The children, staff, parents and friends came together on Thursday to celebrate this important time of year.  Children of all ages took part and the singing was beautiful.   2018Easter Service

Decorated Eggs

29 Mar 2018

Year 6

29 Mar 2018

Today we made juice from different fruits grown in South America.  These were fruits like grapefruit, pineapple, lemon and mango.  We had to use our maths skills to scale up...

Year 2 Visit to Dunster Castle

28 Mar 2018

Year 2 Gardening

28 Mar 2018

Storytime

28 Mar 2018

The year 6 children have spent some time drafting, editing and writing up their stories, based on the Great Kapok Tree.  The younger children in Robins' and Wrens' thoroughly enjoyed listening to the...

Fire Safety Visit Year 2 & 5

26 Mar 2018

Thank you to Devon & Somerset Fire and Rescue Service for their 'Staying Safe' visit.

Celebration & Ethos Worship

26 Mar 2018

Robins' Class Worship

25 Mar 2018

Well done to Robins' Class for their very first class worship this week.  They were brave and shared with us a story they have been learning about bears.  We were also treated to some singing and danc...

Triumph for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

22 Mar 2018

What a phenomenal performance of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory from Kingfishers' and Swallows' Class.  The children were amazing in their acting roles, superb at their singing and so enthusiastic....

Wren's trip to Seaton Wetlands

21 Mar 2018

Wrens Class had a superb visit to Seaton Wetlands.  The children really enjoyed their trip and they were able to catch a variety of under water creatures when pond dipping. They had the opportunity to...

Teddy Bear Outing

19 Mar 2018

Robins' Class visited the Teddy Bear Museum in Dorchester this week.  They took their furry friends along to meet the veterans, and thoroughly enjoyed a visit to the park as well.  Well done Robins!...

Spring Concert

19 Mar 2018

What a superb musical extravaganza the Spring Concert was.  The show featured performances by all year groups on violins, cornets, guitars, ukeles, piano and more!  Along with some fantastic solo sing...

Thrills at the Theatre

14 Mar 2018

Herons' Class went to watch Wicked.  Swallows' and Kingfishers' Classes went to watch Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, picking up tips for their upcoming production!  All classes were commended for...

PTFA Springo Bingo

12 Mar 2018

Thank you to all parents and children who came to support the PTFA on Friday at Springo Bingo. We raised £125 which will go towards this years fundraising cause of Enrichment which will benefit all ch...

South Africa- helping where we can

28 Feb 2018

In February, we were asked if we might donate some exercise books to a school in Cape Town, South Africa.   Mrs Es.pub.pdf

WE ARE PLEASED TO PRESENT OUR NEW WEBSITE TO YOU!

10 Jan 2018

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Happy New Year

04 Jan 2018

Happy New Year to all Pupils, Parents and Carers of Mrs Ethelston’s,There will be no newsletter this week as we have had such a short week.Clubs will commence from 15th January. The new clubs list wil...

Carols round the Tree

15 Dec 2017

Many thanks to all the parents that joined us for our last event this year - Carols round the Tree, and many thanks to Irve Davis-Griffiths.

Save the Children Christmas Jumper Day

15 Dec 2017

Thank you to everyone for taking part in our Christmas Jumper Day.  We raised over £110 for Save the Children.

B Sharp at The Hub

05 Dec 2017

Well done to all the Mrs E's children that took part in the B Sharp 'Out of the Box' on Friday evening.  A fantastic performance at the Hub and also lovely to see some old pupils performing too.

Uplyme Village Hall Christmas Fayre

04 Dec 2017

Thank you to the members of Mrs Ethelston's Choir that performed at the Christmas Fayre on Saturday.  There will be another chance to hear them sing at the Carols by Candlelight on 14th December in Ch...

Sports' Day

18 Jul 2017

Thank you so much to everyone for the tremendous support for Sports' day today.  Special thanks to the staff and helpers, particularly to Mrs Timbrell for the hours of organisation.  These events are...

Owls' Class

18 Jul 2017

Year 5 have been learning about the Olympics.  We learnt how to compete in the long jump (which is different to today) and will be writing explanation text to explain how to be successful!

Year 6 Kenway Cup Tournament, Colfox

18 Jul 2017

Thankfully the rain held off, which enabled the football team to attend Colfox Academy for Kenway Cup knockout tournament.  Well done to them for battling against some very good teams and showing good...

Spring Concert

18 Jul 2017

This week we enjoyed a fantastic Spring Concert at the church.  These occasions make me so very proud of the children, staff and school.  The contributions were stunning and to quote a parent, who sum...

Swimmers Support Superbly!

18 Jul 2017

Well done to all our swimmers who travelled to Dorchester Thomas Hardye Leisure Centre on Friday.  The team supported each other magnificently at quite an overwhelming event!  We are proud of you for...