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26/01/23

On Monday night we had 29 of our students travel to the O2 to perform in the largest school choir in the world with They all did amazingly! Well done. https://t.co/mSUPi3J0Od

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25/01/23

Nursery spaces available for 2-4 year olds! We are delighted with the new addition to our signage by . Thank you. https://t.co/LNCX9tg9nV

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24/01/23

Harley the hummingbird is our Nursery mascot and is looking forward to welcoming all our prospective parents to our Nursery Open Day tomorrow morning at 11:00. https://t.co/y3DQUx9dOz

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22/01/23

Happy Chinese New Year! our Nursery Hedgehogs class had a great time celebrating the year of the rabbit this week in class. https://t.co/KA3wVwLDG5

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19/01/23

We have a Nursery Open Day, next Wednesday for Nursery spaces in September this year. Please do book a space here: https://t.co/qSK8Quw8j8 https://t.co/wCFs5tkjWb

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18/01/23

Our nursery children had a great day today celebrating Winnie the Pooh day. Look out for our Nursery Open morning next Wednesday, 25th. https://t.co/E6VaU65Gey

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18/01/23

Today is Winnine The Pooh day! We are so fortunate to have our own dedicated library for the children to go and enjoy reading. https://t.co/c8xySkIFxu

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17/01/23

Our Nursery admissions for September 2023 are NOW OPEN online. Please apply here: https://t.co/xY3hkgHpg7 https://t.co/s93XdZ6vp5

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13/01/23

This Sunday is the deadline for applications for September 2023 reception spaces. Please ensure you have submitted your application with Surrey County Council. To watch our full video prospectus & find out more about our fantastic school then please go to https://t.co/UltISaEkkT https://t.co/2dryp2h2IO

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12/01/23

Just posted a photo https://t.co/10YjpHzQ3k

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11/01/23

Just posted a photo https://t.co/P4qq29jcHS

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10/01/23

We are pleased to announce we are holding an open day tomorrow morning for anyone who would still like to apply for a reception place for September 2023. Please call the office to book a place. https://t.co/4lmdU0vgba

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09/01/23

Our Nursery & Reception class are doing ‘Into the woods’ this term and they started with reading Stick Man and creating their own Stick Men. https://t.co/ZVw6HiIUL2

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08/01/23

This time next week all applications for children starting reception in September need to have been submitted. https://t.co/f6Qg1sJYBN

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12/12/22

Just posted a photo https://t.co/oI0YPVngpM

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12/12/22

Just posted a photo https://t.co/TtKu4P1Roo

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09/12/22

Just posted a photo https://t.co/PsAGhcPjC3

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05/12/22

Our bridge into school is now back open! https://t.co/PZrrRj78xd

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11/11/22

Retweeted From Barking Dog Media

A huge well done to the staff and pupils of Merstham Primary in Surrey as Ofsted praise their "heart-warming and caring" environment. https://t.co/ARYs1lkbJy https://t.co/NZjeYKUAI8

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11/11/22

Today is looking to be an explosive day for our Year 3 students at the London Natural History Museum. https://t.co/xpVtFEE3j5

School priorities

Merstham Primary School SEFDP 2021-2022

Priorities and Success Criteria

Priority

Success Criteria (by the end of 2021-2022)

The Quality of Teaching: Quality First Teaching inclusive teaching for all pupils in class

  • Teaching is evidenced as focused, engaging and well-paced
  • Differentiated learning strategies to meet the learning needs of all pupils
  • Classroom displays include key vocabulary and celebrate work
  • High quality work evident in books
  • Assessments shows all children have made strong progress in reading, writing and maths
  • Barriers to learning are clearly understood and appropriate intervention is in place for each child

School Curriculum:

A bespoke curriculum covering of the National Curriculum aligned with the school context and the local community

  • A clear curriculum intent with key themes and ‘big ideas’ included
  • Clear sequencing and progression from EYFS to Y6 evidenced in planning
  • Knowledge and skills being taught are mapped out to enable children to deepen their understanding of core curriculum content
  • Implementation through teaching and learning is a strength
  • Robust system to measure the impact of the curriculum
  • Opportunities for oracy are embedded
  • Children speak confidently about the knowledge they have acquired
  • Build on opportunities to improve levels of cultural capital. A plan is in place to deliver extra-curricular activities

Early Reading and phonics

  • Evidence-based reading curriculum that meets the school context needs
  • Children listen to and engage with high quality texts
  • Children are listened to reading at least once per week and SEN and PP children are listened to at least three times per week
  • Phonics scores are 95% (Y2) and 90% (Y1)
  • Children read for meaning and pleasure; staff model this
  • Improved expected standards, and targeted interventions to close the gap
  • There is a plan in place to develop the library into a magical reading area as well as a functional library where children go to read for pleasure and expand their reading experiences

EYFS:

Focus on Leadership, phonics, CoEL

  • Leaders are fully aware of the strengths and weaknesses of EYFS
  • Clear focus from all staff on developing CoEL
  • Leadership of the EYFS ensures that progress across the class is consistently good
  • Language and communication needs are supported as a priority with successful intervention using NELI and Word Aware
  • There is a plan in place to ensure the EYFS area is developed by the end of the academic year

Leadership and management:

A focus on impact

  • Strong senior leadership with clear vision for the school
  • Strong subject leadership ensures all subjects are taught to a high standard
  • Leaders are proactive and have a clear plan for subject development that delivers improvements on progress for all children
  • Leaders are able to demonstrate impact
  • A robust system is in place for monitoring and improving attendance

Documents

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