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Yewstock's Got Talent

Our talent show is always the highlight of the year, and this year was the BEST EVER! It took place on the afternoon of Friday 14th July, another scorcher of a day. We had some amazing entries from our pupils, including singers, dancers and musicians. It was a thoroughly enjoyable afternoon, and the winner will perform in our end-of-year assembly.

Well done to all involved - you really entertained us and we were very proud of you!

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Summer Fete July 2017

We held our Summer Fete on Friday 7th July, and it was a glorious day. We had lots of visitor, and some lovely items, made and produced by pupils, on sale. Thank you to everyone who came along an supported us. We raised £700 for the Friends of Yewstock, which will go towards resources for pupils.

 

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The Time Travellers

On Friday 14th July, Key Stage 3 and 4 pupils put on a wonderful performance of 'The Time Travellers', a whirl through history with song and dance! It was a great show, and very well received by the audience. Complete with professional lighting, scenery, costumes, and even a smoke machine, the pupils did us proud, and really enjoyed being on the stage. Thank you to Mrs Blitz for directing and producing, and everyone else who helped.

 

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Tim Vine - a wonderful evening of comedy

We were truly honoured that comedy legend Tim Vine performed a fundraising gig for us, in preparation for his Edinburgh festival appearances.

The show took place at The Exchange in Sturminster Newton on Thursday 6th July. It was sold out, and Tim performed visual gags and rapid one-liners that he is known for. He received a very warm welcome from the crowd, and we would like to thank everyone who supported the school and had a very enjoyable evening. The event has raised £4604 for us - a phenomenal amount. A massive thank you to Tim Vine for his support, and good luck with the rest of his tour.

Here he is with Mr Kretz, Ms Howard and Mrs Holloway enjoying a post-show drink!

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Sports Day 2017

The sun truly shone on our previously postponed Sports Day - what a difference a week can make!

Pupils took part in 10 activity stations in our non-competitive event. Lots of parents and carers came to lend their support, and it was a really great morning, calm, relaxed and enjoyable.

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Well being week and Sports Day

On Monday 26th and Tuesday 27th June we are holding activities as part of a well-being week. Pupils will be off their normal timetable, and take part in a range of outdoor, art and sporting activities. They can wear their own clothes for these days.

On Wednesday 28th June it's our Sports Day, which will begin at 9.45am. Parents and carers are welcome to join us from 9.30am. Activities for most pupils will only take place in the morning, but some will continue in the afternoon. Pupils should wear their PE kit on the day.