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During our school closure linked to the COVID-19 outbreak, children will be using online provision more than normal. Please see links below to help promote safe online usage and where to go if you need any support. We are, of course, always here if you need help or wish to report any inappropriate content or … Continue reading Online safety


In these uncertain times please be aware that Childline is available to offer any pupils support if they have any worries or concerns and wish to talk to a trusted adult outside the family. 0800 1111


Great Dalby Primary School is closed for the foreseeable future unless you are a key worker and need childcare for your child/ren. Great Dalby Primary School Emergency Contact Details The Designated Safeguarding Lead numbers below are primarily for emergencies and safeguarding calls; however please use them to contact Mrs Anderson or Mrs Corner if needed, … Continue reading COVID-19 IMPORTANT UPDATE

Shrove Tuesday Messages

Reverend Skinner lead Monday’s assembly on Shrove Tuesday. He told the children about the Christian history of what we now call Pancake Day as well as sharing some more contemporary ideas for the here and now. Traditionally people ‘give up’ something following Shrove Tuesday as it marks the beginning of Lent, we said many people … Continue reading Shrove Tuesday Messages

Alchemy Island

Class 4 and 5 are coming to the end of this half-term’s topic, Alchemy Island. To express some of their new knowledge and learning, Class 5 have designed and created some board games and Class 4 have been able to play these board games to test their understanding. The children have thoroughly enjoyed the team-work … Continue reading Alchemy Island

Internet Safety Day Tomorrow (Tuesday) is Internet Safety Day so today, Class 5 led the assembly based on this. They wrote and performed their own rap and role-play and had lots of audience participation. Well done Class 5 and thank you for helping us to stay safe online.

Children’s Mental Health Week 2020 – Find your Brave

From 3-9 February 2020 we will take part in Children’s Mental Health Week with many other schools and organisations across the UK. This year’s theme is Find your Brave. Bravery comes in all shapes and sizes and is different for everyone. Bravery can be about sharing worries and asking for help, trying something new or … Continue reading Children’s Mental Health Week 2020 – Find your Brave

Swimming Champions

  The swimming trophy returns to Great Dalby! This year we entered 2 teams into the Swimming gala and came back with first and second places. Congratulations to all of the children who took part. You swam with such determination and represented the school proudly.

Holocaust Memorial Day

Our Key Stage 2 children attended an assembly yesterday where I shared a presentation on Holocaust Memorial Day. The 27th January is the day for everyone to remember the millions of people murdered in the Holocaust and, although not discussed yesterday, the genocides which followed. This year (2020) marks 75 years since the liberation of … Continue reading Holocaust Memorial Day

Growth Mindset Assembly

In assembly this morning we reminded ourselves about the importance of having a growth mindset and the problems having a fixed mindset can have on our school work, and life. Mindset determines how you interpret and respond to situations. Your mindset is also known as your attitude and it’s how you think and feel rather … Continue reading Growth Mindset Assembly

Martin Luther King Day

In assembly this morning we recognised Martin Luther King day and acknowledged his commitment, dedication and passion for civil rights in the 1950s and 60s. Although this day is not observed in the UK we feel it is important for our children to know about the challenging times he and many people faced not so … Continue reading Martin Luther King Day

Who Doesn’t want to run through a Paddling Pool full of Custard?

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