Bemerton St John C of E Primary School

Bemerton St John C of E Primary School

'Through love, serve one another' - Galatians 5:13

Lower Rd, Lower Bemerton, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP2 9NW

01722 322848


Week beginning 25th March 2024

Welcome to Wrens!

Mrs Ford is your class teacher.

Mrs Hill is the class teaching assistant. 

Term 4

Imagine if....

Welcome back! We hope that you all had a lovely break and are ready for the coming term. The days are beginning to feel like Spring is just around the corner and the darker days of winter are behind us. Thank you to all of the parents and carers who joined me for parent meetings before the half term break. If you were unable to attend and would like to speak to me this week please do let me know.

Travelling Book Fair

The Travelling Book Fair will be with us in school from Tuesday 20th to Tuesday 27th February. You will be able to purchase books - many at a reduced price, and for all books sold the school gets a percentage to buy books for our classes. Watch out for the large book cases either on the playground (weather dependent) or inside the school building (more details to follow if necessary)  

What we are learning!

Please click here to view the Curriculum Overview for the year.

Welcome back to Term 2!

We hope that you have had a lovely half term break. We look forward to hearing about what you did and where you went. Did you go pumpkin picking or go on an Autumn walk? Perhaps you went splashing in puddles or spent time with family. Whatever you did, we hope that you are ready for a busy term ahead!

Colours of Christmas

We explored the meaning of different colours of Christmas. We opened special boxes to reveal objects inside. We then found out what these objects represented and how they help us to understand more about the meaning of Christmas. 

Exploring colour-mixing

This week we explored what happens when we mix two primary colours together. We learned a new technique to ensure our brushes are clean when colour mixing: Swish Wipe Dab

Linking our learning to our Forest School session, we made mud paint and observed the texture of the mud when we began and as we added washing up liquid and paint.

Anti-bullying Week

Many children and adults are unsure of when unkind behaviour crosses the line and is bullying. Please see below for the Anti-bullying Alliance's definition of what bullying is.


We have been learning about what bullying is and what we can do if it happens to us or someone we know. 

We began the week by wearing odd socks to demonstrate that we are all different and that it is ok to be different. We then designed our own odd socks.

Please remember that if you have any concerns, do come and speak to your class teacher.

Nursery Rhyme Day 

WOW! How fabulous were the Wrens? We hope that you all enjoyed the performances. It really is wonderful to see just how far the children have come in such a short period of time since starting school in September. 

Thank you to everyone for making the nursery rhyme day such a success!

For more information on why rhymes are so important to a child's development click here.


We have been exploring different ways of travelling and changing direction.

Autumn Welly Walk

We went on an Autumn welly walk to observe what changes are happening in the outside world. We noticed the changing colours of the leaves; the trees losing their leaves; conkers and their spikey cases and a pheasant. 

European Day of Languages

Thank you for the fabulous effort made by everyone for European Day of Languages on Friday. The children certainly added some colour to the class! Here we are learning the Polka.


Please remember-

Things to bring with you each day:

  • a named water bottle
  • a named sunhat
  • your book bag
  • a named coat (if it forecasts rain)

Do not bring:

  • toys or personal belongings from home

Week 2 Parent Presentation - Wednesday 13th September

Reception Baseline Assessment (RBA)

Please click here for a parent guide on what the RBA is and how and why it is administered.

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