West Coker C of E Primary School

West Coker C of E Primary School


Are you having a clear out? We are in need of the following:
- wool (in good condition)
- art and craft sticky things
- dolls and barbies (including clothes)
- plastic farm animals
- dress up (between age 5 and 9)

Any donations will be gratefully received at the school. Thank you.
Don't forget those swimming costumes and towels tomorrow!
A reminder that it is Roald Dahl dress up day on Tuesday. We are looking forward to seeing all your amazing costumes.
Discovery have been enjoying looking at postcards from around the world. It's amazing where people go to on holiday!
Don't forget - first swimming session tomorrow! πŸŠβ€β™‚οΈ
Please can all of Discovery class bring in a baby photo tomorrow ready for Thursday's science lesson. Many thanks.
A reminder that we are having our first church service tomorrow afternoon. All are welcome to join us from 2.45pm.
Two amendments to the school dates as communicated in the most recent newsletter.

Roald Dahl day will now be celebrated on Tuesday the 20th of September.
Pirate Day will now be celebrated on Monday the 26th of September.

Letters to follow with more details.
I am sure you are aware, but just to confirm. With Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth's funeral confirmed for Monday the 19th of September, the school will be closed for the bank holiday awarded to mark the occasion.
After the news this evening, may God bless Her Majesty and may she rest in peace.
Discovery class have been busy making apple crumble with apples from the garden.
We have lots of cooking apples for sale, after school Thursday and Friday. Β£1 for 5.
Don't forget to check book bags for letters.
What a lovely first day back!
Don't forget, tomorrow (Tuesday) is PE for Discovery class and Wednesday is PE for Voyagers.
It's the first day back for children today. Welcome back!
A reminder that we are back to school on Monday. We hope you've all had a lovely summer holidays and can't wait to see all your smiling faces. πŸ˜„
Can you guess what the topic might be?

A lovely village school on the outskirts of Yeovil. We have strong links with the local community.

Operating as usual


Wishing you all a Merry Christmas from all the staff at West Coker C of E Primary School.


What presents will you open tomorrow?

What fraction of the present is coloured? πŸŽπŸŽ„

Remember to comment your answers!


Festive shapes!

A challenge that looks so good you could eat it 🏠🍭

How many shapes can you find? πŸ‘‡


Christmas isn't complete without a festive emoji challenge 🀣🎁

Can you work out the value of each emoji?


The third Christmas maths challenge.

Let’s weigh up Christmas with this tricky challenge βš–οΈ

Tell us the mass of each festive item in the comments!


Opps. A missed day. So two for today.

Can you solve this reindeer maths riddle? 😲

Comment your answer πŸ‘‡


A little something to keep those minds working over the Christmas period.

Starting today, 12 days of exciting puzzles are coming your way! ✨

How much change will Emily get?


And that's it! The end of term.
All the staff at West Coker C of E Primary School wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.


Please remember hats, scarves, gloves and warm coats this morning. 🧣🧀πŸ§₯
We will be going for a winter walk and Christmas carolling this morning and need to be warmed up warm. πŸŽΆπŸŽ„
Thank you.


Wow! What an amazing nativity!! West Coker you were fabulous!!


Please remember to bring your costumes in for the Nativity tomorrow.
Tickets still available from the office for afternoon and evening performances.


With the nationwide rise of Strep A, plus the usual end of term colds, here's a quick guide for when to keep your child off school. Remember to let the school know if your child is ill.


WOW. What a truly fantastic turnout for our Carols by Candlelight service this evening. The church was almost packed to the rafters.

A huge thank you to everyone who turned up tonight to watch and support the our wonderful children, who did amazingly well.

If you would like to do some more singing, West Coker Church have another Carol service this Sunday (11.12.22) with mince pies and mulled wine to help keep you warm.


Reminder: Carol service today at 4.30pm. Doors open at 4pm for Mince pies and beverages.

The children will stay in school and walk down to the church with the staff.

We invite all parents and the community to come and see our wonderful children sing their hearts out after all the hard work they have put in to learning the carols with Mrs Sibthorpe.

We look forward to seeing you all there.

Photos from West Coker C of E Primary School's post 02/12/2022

Wow! What an amazing Christmas Fair ! Thank you to all that came. I think you'll agree all thr children sang beautifully to start it all off!


Not long till the Christmas Fair!
We have some amazing prizes to win in the raffle including:
- Sunday lunch voucher from The New Inn πŸ—
- Christmas food hamper πŸŽ„
- Burger voucher from The Burger Shed πŸ”
- Chocolates 🍫
- Childrens toys 🎲
Make sure you have your coins ready on Friday!


Our Christmas post box is up for Christmas cards. Deliveries will take place on a Friday. πŸŽ„βœ‰οΈ


Our first house sporting competition has come to an end with Lyme Regis just pipping Weymouth 11-9 in the Dodgeball final last week. A very close game played in great spirit by all.


We have had some fantastic sporting results for a small school at West Coker over the past year and a bit and these 2 fabulous children have gone and taken it a step further.

A third place and a runners up place in the recent British Kickboxing championships. Everyone at West Coker is immensely proud of you both.

Truly incredible results. Keep up the amazing work and effort and I'm sure you two will soon be picking even more awards.


With the festive season approaching and we are excited to share with you some of our Christmas plans.

1. Children and staff are invited to wear Christmas jumpers everyday. Although this is not compulsory it would it would be great to see as many wacky and colourful Christmas jumpers as possible.

2. Our Christmas fair is on Friday 2nd December from 2pm. We invite you all to join us in the school hall for a range of activities. There will also be the opportunity to buy some Christmas crafts that our wonderful children have created.

3. Our Christmas Carol service will be on Monday 5th December 4.30pm-5.30pm at West Coker Church. Doors will open af 4pm for mince pies and the children will stay in school and walk down to the church with the staff. We invite you all parents as well as the community to come and listen to our children sing their hearts out after all their incredible rehearsals with Mrs Sibthorpe.

4. Our Nativity performance will be on Monday 12th December in the school hall at 2pm and 4pm. More details to follow soon.

5. On Tuesday 13th December (am), we will be taking the whole school to the Octagon Theatre to watch the pantomime (Dick Whittington)

6. Our Christingle Service will be on Tuesday 13th December (2.45pm) please do join us at West Coker Church for this fabulous service.

Photos from West Coker C of E Primary School's post 24/11/2022

Discovery Class have been repotting spider plants to sell next week at the Christmas Fair. Great gardening work!


Thank you to anyone who has donated to the Christmas Fair so far.
We are still in need of
- preloved (good quality) teddies for our teddy tombola
- bottles of wine
- small gifts suitable for adults
Any donations to your class teacher or school office. Thank you in advance. ☺️

Photos from West Coker C of E Primary School's post 18/11/2022

Today Voyagers finished their Invasion topic by making Viking and Anglo-Saxon artefacts. They have worked hard throughout this topic and demonstrated some fantastic knowledge and learning.


A reminder that it is Children in Need day tomorrow. The theme is spots. Wear anything spotty - go all out in a spotty onsie or paint some spots on your face. Don't forget there is a Β£1 donation. And there's a cake sale after school too!!

Photos from West Coker C of E Primary School's post 14/11/2022

Voyagers had a, great time listening to a community police officer and exploring his car. They even got to explore how handcuffs are put on......


A truly fantastic effort by a pupils and staff on Odd Socks Day to kick-start Anti-Bullying week.
Andy and the Odd Socks Anti-Bullying Alliance


Don't forget your odd socks today!
It's the start of anti-bullying week and raising awareness of how to be kind, caring, inclusive people.

Photos from West Coker C of E Primary School's post 11/11/2022

At the going down of the sun, and in the morning, we will remember them.
Beautiful poppies and sunflowers to remember all those who have laid their lives down in the protection of their countries.


Poppies and other poppy appeal items will be available before and after school. Recommended donation price see below.


Here they are..... Three quarters of our winning Boccia team from yesterday.

What a fabulous team demonstrating all 6 of our sporting spirits throughout the event and they did a fantastic job in holding there nerve to win the final round of the final match by 1 point.


Yay! Discovery Class has a new carpet! It's beautiful (how long will it stay clean I wonder πŸ€”)


Don't forget there is a couple of Sports Events this coming week.

Tuesday: Boccia at Westfield
Wednesday: Cross Country at Yeovil Football Club

Letters for cross country can be returned at any point up until Wednesday morning.


Don't forget the pumpkin party tomorrow! Bring your costumes to change in to for the afternoon.


Something for the upcoming tradition. Can you spot the difference?


A throw back to the summer. Can you match the pairs and find the odd one out?


Who's ready for some fruit and veg riddles? I'm sure these aren't too tricky...πŸ₯πŸ«πŸ“πŸ’πŸ₯­πŸπŸŒπŸ‹


We've been learning about animals in science across the school. But who can unscramble these animal names?


A little challenge for this half term.
Can you name the flag?

Photos from West Coker C of E Primary School's post 17/10/2022

The children in voyagers loved world animal day a couple of weeks ago which linked in nicely with our science work on ecosystems, food chains and food webs.


It's Monday and it's the last week of term. What better way to start the week than a singing extravaganza this afternoon!
Come and join us for some fabulous singing from the whole school - 2.30pm start.

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Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm

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