World Book Day

All the children dressed up in their favourite book characters.  They started the day sharing their costumes and books in a special book assembly.  They then completed lots of book based activities in the classroom.  Great fun was had by all! World Book Day

Thank you to our FBS

We love our new Reception outside area play equipment.  Massive thanks from all the staff and children to our Friends of Berkley School (FBS) for fundraising so we could enjoy our outdoor space.  We love it!


The children took part in a lovely Christingle Service at St Mary’s Church Berkley on Sunday 16th December.  It was lovely to see so many staff and parents give thanks with the local community.  The children learnt all about the Christingle and its significance.  Every year it is important to give thanks for the seasons, […]


Our Year 3 and 4 observed a one minutes silence for all the people that lost their lives in WW1 and WW2. Our Reception and KS1 observed the one minutes silence in the Hall. A very special remembrance song was led by the children. Berkley children took part in the special 100 years Rememberance Service […]

Community Day 2018

Thank you to everyone who came along to our Community Day.  We had different activities in each class and the science experiments in owls class were very popular.  A huge thank you to the FBS for their pop-up cafe, selling Tea, Coffee and Cake.  The children’s singing in Church was amazing.  Thank you to everyone […]

Whole School Trip to Weymouth Beach

Wow what a fantastic day we all had on Wednesday at Weymouth Beach.  Where to start! We loved the paddling in the sea, the sandcastle competition, the games on the beach, our fish and chips in a bucket with a spade, and not forgetting the gorgeous Dorset ice-cream.  The sandcastle competition was extremely difficult to […]

Squirrels Class go into business!

Squirrels class decided to set up a morning snack shop.  They decided to make snacks and sale them over 2 days. This was hugely lucrative! They did brilliantly and all the children were happy with their snacks.  A massive thank you to everyone who brought snacks from squirrels shop last week.  They raised an amazing […]

Squirrels Outside Area

Massive thanks to Miss Pickford for securing us a Grant to revamp the Squirrels outside area.  The children have been having great fun and love using it.  Thanks also to Miss Jefferies for picking such lovely equipment. Watch out for the school magazine when the children will be reporting on it!

Well Dressing

The children really enjoyed taking part in the preparations for the St John’s Well dressing on the 26th May 2018.  The older children busied themselves making doves, with the younger children making anchor’s and hands.  It was fantastic to see the lovely end result.  we hope you enjoy our picture’s.  Please take the time to […]

Wow Day – A Monster?

Wow! On Monday the children returned to school to find that something had visited the school during the half term break.  An emergency assembly was called where the children were given detective sheets and they all made their way round the site collecting clues as to what had created such a mess! Footprints in Rabbits […]


Congratulations to two of our pupils who very kindly decided to raise money for charity. Between themselves they decided to sale drinks and snacks at the end of their road, they then endeavored to find/make as much as they could and set there stall up.  They successfully raised £50 for Cancer.  A massive congratulations and […]

April Family Service

The April family Service was where the children said goodbye to Mr Stone.  It was a lovely service and the children did the school proud.  they were full of confidence as they told their bible stories.  They made excellent use of the micro phone.  The recorders led and played the children in song confidently.

Digital Leaders

Our digital leaders have been extremely busy, and taken their leadership skills to another school this week! They had the opportunity to teach the year 1 children at Vallis School. They taught the children how to use Bee-bots (robot bees) as well as how to code using Scratch Jnr. The children led the lessons from […]

Exploring Literacy through Drama

Badgers have currently been working on a project with a group of year 8 girls from Selwood, that involves exploring literacy through drama. The children were acting out scenes from ‘The Green Children of Woolpit’. They were exploring the green children’s thoughts and feelings throughout. The 8 girls were with us for the day and […]

E-Safety Workshop and E-Safety Day 2018

E-Safety Workshop Wednesday 31.01.2018 E-Safety Day February 2018   Thank you for attending, this was a successful training session and the e-safety committee were so confident and excellent at promoting e-safety.  Feedback from the workshop was that it was packed full of really useful information.  Thank you to our Governors for being available to help […]