Southcott Lower School

Southcott Lower School

This is the official page for Southcott Lower School. Please note that this site is for News and Eve

Operating as usual

02/10/2023

Little Owls children have heard the story of the Rainbow Fish. Rainbow Fish finds himself all alone due his unkindness. Rainbow fish learns that being kind is the most wonderful thing and that kindness leads to friendship and happiness. Children have explored a story tray and practised counting and numeral recognition lining up all of the sea creatures, playing a Rainbow Fish matching pairs game and painting their very own Rainbow Fish using celery to make scale shapes.

27/09/2023

This week year 1 are looking at the book Stanley's Stick by John Hegley. To begin the week, they chose their own stick and wrote a label. There were all sorts of creative ideas including fishing rods, magic wands and musical instruments!

22/09/2023

Year 3 Ukele lessons from CBC Inspiring Music are off to a flying start and have brought some much needed colour and fun to a wet and Autumnal week!

08/09/2023

What a joy to welcome our Southcott family back to school! So many happy and familiar faces entering school each day this week. The children have certainly been hot, but they have also been industrious, getting to know their new teachers and learning new classroom routines. We ended the week with our first Celebration Assembly where everyone got to hear about all the amazing things our Pupils of the Week have been up to๐Ÿ†

We'd like to say thank you to our dedicated staff team and well-done children and families - what a wonderful first week!

Photos from Explaura Forest School's post 22/07/2023

Last few spaces at Explaura Forest School summer camp!!

15/07/2023

Judi Gillings visited the children this week to talk to them about the running again this year at Leighton Buzzard Library. "It was a pleasure to meet so many enthusiastic, welcoming and happy children this morning, what a lovely school" To get your children involved visit the library or find out more: summerreadingchallenge.org.uk
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14/07/2023

This week Year 2 had an amazing Roald Dahl Day making dream jars and marvellous medicine. In the afternoon they made their favourite characters out of clay and a Mr Twit beard!
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13/07/2023

This year our School Council selected Leighton Linslade Helpers as their chosen community charity. Year groups have baked cakes and sold them at break times raising a whopping ยฃ1,038!! June Tobin from the charity visited the children to talk to them about how their funds will go to supporting families who access the charity. What can your children tell you about the charity?

12/07/2023

Last night, we had the pleasure and privilege of watching our year 4s start to fledge their Southcott nest๐Ÿฆ‰ ๐Ÿชบ taking to the stage in an incredible performance of Out of the Ark Music production of Peter Pan. Not a dry eye in the house! Thank you to all our families for supporting the children in a knockout performance. ๐ŸŽญ

11/07/2023

Autism Bedfordshire have some exciting activities for the summer break. Take a look ๐Ÿ‘€

๐ŸŒž Exciting Farm Day during the Summer Holidays! ๐Ÿฎ๐ŸŒป

Join Children's Services at Autism Bedfordshire for an amazing Farm Day at Animal Edge Farm! Get ready for a fun-filled day where children can immerse themselves in a variety of engaging activities and experiences. ๐Ÿšœ๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿˆ

๐Ÿ“ Location: Animal Edge Farm, Fordfield Road, Millbrook, MK45 2HZ
๐Ÿ—“๏ธ Date: Monday, 21st August 2023
โฐ Time:

Morning Session: 10:30am - 12:30pm
Afternoon Session: 1:30pm - 3:30pm
๐Ÿ’ฐ Cost: ยฃ10 per family (children under 3 go free)

What to expect:
๐ŸŽจ Arts and crafts to unleash creativity
๐ŸŒŸ Sensory area for immersive experiences
โšฝ Sports area for active fun
.. and much more!

To secure your spot, book now by contacting:
๐Ÿ“ง Email: [email protected]
๐Ÿ“ž Phone: 01234 214871

Photos from Explaura Forest School's post 04/07/2023

๐Ÿฆ‹ Forest School Summer Camp ๐Ÿฆ‹Spaces still available for July 25th and 26th and August 16th and 17th, 10am - 3pm.

๐Ÿƒ See parent hub for booking details.

Look East - Evening News: 03/07/2023 03/07/2023

Year 3 on the BBC!
This evening Year 3 performed at the Grove Theatre in Dunstable and have appeared on BBC news! Scroll to 21mins 50 seconds to see them in action:

Look East, Evening News: 03/07/2023: bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m001njqh via

We are very lucky to be able to offer this incredible enrichment opportunity, provided by CBC Inspiring Music , who also visit our school throughout the week to teach a variety of instruments.

Thanks to your support, at fundraising events like yesterday's summer fair, the Southcott School Association is able to support funding opportunities like this for all our pupils.

We are incredibly grateful to our SSA, school staff and our families who continue to show such support to our school community.

Well done year 3, you were all brilliant ๐Ÿ‘ ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

Look East - Evening News: 03/07/2023 The latest news, sport and weather for the East of England.

02/07/2023

To every single parent, child, carer, grandparent, staff member, and, of course, our incredible School Association. Without your support, none of this would have been possible. A fantastic day, thank you from the bottom of our hearts ๐Ÿ’•

26/06/2023

Our summer fair is this Sunday! Everyone is welcome! 11am-2pm no need to book ahead! SSA representatives will be collecting donations on the playground at DROP OFF AND PICK UP every day this week. We will also need CAKE DONATIONS (bought or baked!) and will be collecting these on Friday. Check parenthub for more details โ˜€๏ธ ๐ŸŽก๐ŸŽ‚๐Ÿฌ

23/06/2023

The children in Year 1 have been learning about the artist Paul Klee. They looked at examples of his work and studied the painting Castle and Sun. They then created their own cityscapes.

22/06/2023

This week we celebrated our love of music at Southcott by holding our long-awaited Summer Concert! Children had the opportunity to perform live, wowing the audience with songs from Matilda and many instrumentals. Everything from smoke on the water to jingle bells and improvisation! We have lots of budding musicians in our midst. A huge thank you to our very own Mrs Phillips and Mrs Burns, without whom non of this would have been possible, and to our peripatetic music teachers from CBC Inspiring Music who gave up their evenings to support our children. Thank you! ๐ŸŽต๐ŸŽน

21/06/2023

Year 3 have been having a great time in English performing a play version of Roald Dahl's 'The Twits'. ๐ŸŽฌ We have had directors, actors and thought about all the different roles that are needed in the theatre. We loved using our outside stage and the glorious weather was a bonus! ๐Ÿ˜Ž

20/06/2023

We're looking forward to welcoming you all to our Summer Fair! No need to book in advance. Every entrance ticket is automatically entered into our prize draw. With two magic shows, music performances, a BBQ, and an array of games and stalls, it promises to be a great event for the school community.

Donations and volunteers are welcomed, see Parent Hub for further details, including a link to register your interest in helping out!

Photos from Southcott Lower School's post 18/06/2023

Earlier this week, Key Stage 1 & 2 took part in a Kindness workshop with the charity @52.lives It was brilliant, we learnt a lot about why kindness is important and how it can improve so many peopleโ€™s lives. Being kind releases a hormone which even makes you live longer! It was a very interactive workshop and we had time to make our own kindness creation. Some children wrote a poem, some wrote letters, some children made cards or drawings. Each child chose somebody that they wanted to give a little bit of kindness to.

Photos from Explaura Forest School's post 17/06/2023

Explaura Forest School have been having a blast amongst our woodland area this week. We are incredibly lucky to have direct access to such a diverse natural habitat here at Southcott.

15/06/2023

In Year 1, the children learnt about the different parts of a plant and what it needs to survive. They have been busy observing the changes to cress seeds as it grows and have planted sunflower seeds to look after.

Linslade school celebrates 'Good' Ofsted result with author Olaf Falafel 31/05/2023

โ€œItโ€™s a lovely school and you can really tell the children have a love of reading, Iโ€™ve spent all morning with pupils here and theyโ€™ve been really interested in how I write and illustrate my books.โ€ Olaf Falafel

Linslade school celebrates 'Good' Ofsted result with author Olaf Falafel Southcott Lower School retained its โ€˜Goodโ€™ rating

Photos from Southcott Lower School's post 26/05/2023

Year 2 got busy recounting and illustrating their Olaf Falafel experience. We have some budding authors and illustrators in the making ๐Ÿ“šโœ๏ธ

Photos from Southcott Lower School's post 25/05/2023

Today, the children were lucky to share their love of reading with Author-Comedian-Illustrator-Football Coach-Dad, Olaf Falafel! They listened to an engaging reading of Blobfish, heard all about Trixie Art Avenger who rights wrongs through the power of art, took part in a draw along of Blobfish and had copies of his books signed! What an amazing day!

24/05/2023

Year 1 have been botanists in Science this week. They learnt about evergreen and deciduous trees and looked scientifically at trees around the school site using magnifying glasses and classification charts.

21/05/2023

Our brilliant Southcott School Association organised a lovely activity for the children to design themselves as a King or Queen to commemorate the coronation of King Charles III. We think you'll agree the results are incredible. 20% from all orders goes to the SSA who fund extra curricular activities for all our children โค๏ธ

20/05/2023

We're looking forward to welcoming you to our Pre-school in September 2023! Please return admissions forms to the school office no later than Friday 9th June. Visit www.southcottlowerschool.com/pre-school/ for further information.
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19/05/2023

NHS Mental Health Support Team are running parent groups via webinars and in-person events to help support children in year 4 who are feeling worried about moving to their next school.
Friday 9th June - www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/supporting-my-child-with-transition-anxiety-parent-group-tickets-633177339467

Monday 12th June - www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/supporting-my-child-with-transition-anxiety-parent-group-tickets-633184370497

Tuesday 13th June - www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/supporting-my-child-with-transition-anxiety-tickets-633188623217

Photos from Southcott Lower School's post 18/05/2023

Year 3 have been having great fun this week making wooden photo frames. They have been measuring, sawing, sanding, gluing to make a free-standing, sturdy photo frame. The children worked so safely and carefully; we were so impressed with their efforts!

Photos from Southcott Lower School's post 17/05/2023

Year 2 have been inspired by Andy Goldsworthy to create art and sculptures outdoors. The materials used in Goldsworthy's art often include brightly coloured flowers, icicles, leaves, mud, pinecones, snow, stone, twigs, and thorns. He has been quoted as saying, "I think it's incredibly brave to be working with flowers and leaves and petals. My remit is to work with nature as a whole." I think you'll agree our Year 2's have shown great creativity!

12/05/2023

We have some budding Wimbledon stars of the future in year 1, who have enjoyed tennis in P.E. this half term ๐ŸŽพ

11/05/2023

This week in Little Owls we have very Busy Beeโ€™s. The children have loved using our Bee Bots to programme a simple route using a map for guidance. The children have learnt some amazing facts about Bees and how they help to pollinate. Did you know that there are over 25,000 different species of Bee? Thatโ€™s pretty impressive! Our children have also loved making their very own bees to buzz around our beehive. We are sure youโ€™ll agree that they are

06/05/2023

We'd like to say a big thank you to our for gifting each pupil, staff member, and governor this commemorative pin badge. Thank you for the lovely thought โค๏ธ

06/05/2023

It's coronation day! ๐ŸคดHere are the children to kick things off with the national anthem ๐ŸŽถ

05/05/2023

There's some fun to be had in town celebrating the ๐Ÿ‘‘

05/05/2023

Celebration Assembly is kicking off a day of coronation celebrations today ๐Ÿ‘‘ ๐Ÿฅณ

04/05/2023

We need you!

Can you spare a few hours on Sunday 14th May to help out with tasks around Southcott to spruce up our lovely outdoor area. We need volunteers to come along and help with painting, gardening and general DIY.
Children are welcome to come and help but they will remain your responsibility so will need supervising.

We are planning to have a break for lunch so please bring along a picnic to enjoy with friends. We will provide tea/coffee/squash and cakes.

If you can help then please complete the Google form on Parent Hub so we have an idea of who will be coming.
Thanks so much as always, we couldnโ€™t do things without your support and we appreciate it massively!
The SSA.

03/05/2023

Lots of fun to be had at Forest School this week from cooking bread to making a soldier. Thank you to Explaura Forest School for another great session!

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