Inspiring a Lifetime Love of Learning

Welcome


A very warm welcome to Cheselbourne Village School!

Cheselbourne Village School may be small in size, but it is big on what it offers the children who attend.  Our lovely, rural first school and pre-school supports around 50 children from the surrounding charming Dorset villages of Cheselbourne, Ansty, Melcombe Bingham and Hilton, it also offers places to children from further afield too.

At Cheselbourne we are Proud to be a Small School. We are excited about learning and pride ourselves on our extremely passionate staff, who take advantage of our smaller classes to provide creative, stimulating and exciting learning opportunities designed to support every child in achieving their full potential.  All of this is done in a nurturing, safe and fun environment, where strong friendships are forged and children gain a love of learning that will last them a lifetime. 

In 2017 OFSTED graded our school GOOD and our positive report states that:

Pupils are enthusiastic about learning. They welcome visitors warmly, are keen to share their work and speak confidently about their learning and what they need to do to improve further. They focus well in class and are respectful of others’ views and responses. Pupils enjoy school. One parent, typical of many, commented that her children ‘run into school in the morning’.  

I hope you enjoy finding out about our school and how we work together to ensure our pupils are happy, secure and successful. As well as visiting our website please come and meet us, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, phone or email! We look forward to hearing from you.
Kind regards,

Mary See

Headteacher

CVS Prospectus Sep 19

CVS Child Protection Policy 2019-20

CVS Child Protection Summary for all Visiting Professionals

 

Notice Board


For the most up-to-date information on the current situation and our school please see-  COVID-19 Letter 18.3.20 / COVID-19 School Closure Letter 19.3.20 / COVID-19 Key Workers Letter 20.3.20

 

Due to the school closure - Welcome to our 'CVS School at Home suggested Learning Programme' - SAH Learning Programme / Discovery Education Espresso - Parent letter - PHA / Discovery Education, Epsresso Home access guide for parents /Maths homework grid - Y1 & Y2 /  Maths homework grid - Y3 & Y4

 

POSTPONED -Please see details of our CSF Inter House Bake Sale Poster Mar 2020  this term!

 Don't forget to look out for regular updates on our learning in school on our Facebook Page!

 

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For information to start the year please see our Welcome Back Letter Sep 19

Ongoing Notices:

Image result for don't forgetPE kits need to be brought into school on Wednesdays and Friday. (Children will change into these during the day, ready for PE in the afternoon.)

 

 NEW WRAP AROUND CARE OPTIONS

from Sep 2019 - please see CVS Breakfast and ASClub 2019

2019 - 2020 School Dates:

 

Term 4 - Monday 24th February - Friday 3rd April 2020

EASTER HOLIDAY (Mon 6th April - Fri 17th April 2020)

Summer Term 2020

Term 5 - Monday 20th April - Friday 22nd May 2020  (Friday 8th May 2020- Bank Holiday)

(SUMMER HALF TERM - Mon 25th May - Fri 29th May)

Term 6 - Monday 1st June - Friday 17th July (INSET 5 - Mon 20th July) 2020

SUMMER HOLIDAY

 

 

Term Dates 2020-2021

AUTUMN TERM 2020

Tues 1st/Wed 2nd September - INSET DAY 1 & 2

Thursday 3rd September - Children return for Autumn Term 2020

Monday 19th October - Friday 30th October (Two Weeks) - Autumn Half Term

Mon 19th/Tues 20th October - INSET DAYS 3 & 4

Friday 18th December - Last day of Autumn Term

Monday 21st December - Friday 1st January - Christmas Holiday

 

SPRING TERM 2021

Monday 4th January - Children return for Spring Term 2021

Friday 12th February - INSET DAY 5 (School closed for children)

Monday 15th - Friday 19th February - Spring Half Term

Thursday 1st April - Last day of Spring Term

Friday 2nd April - Friday 16th April - Easter Holiday

 

SUMMER TERM 2021

Monday 19th April - Children return for Summer Term 2021

(Monday 3rd May - May Bank Holiday 2021)

Monday 30th May - Friday 4th June 2021 - Summer Half Term

Friday 23rd July - Last day of Summer Term

SUMMER HOLIDAYS

 

Our School


Cheselbourne Village School is a First School for children aged 4 - 9 years old, with a Pre-School provision called Caterpillars for children aged from 2 years 9 months up to school age.   We also hold a weekly Parent & Toddler group for younger children and their grown ups called Scarecrows on Tuesday mornings in the village hall.  Find out more below...

Scarecrows Toddler Group & Caterpillar Pre-School
Butterfly Class - Early Years & Key Stage 1
Kingfisher Class - Key Stage 2

Parent Zone


We are very lucky to have such fantastic parents supporting our school and we like to encourage you to become our partners in your child's education. Your involvement both in our school & in your children's journey through it is integral to helping your child develop a lifetime passion for learning.

We have an 'open door' approach to education and we hope you feel welcome to visit us.  Your child's teacher is always glad to discuss points about your child's education and welfare with you.

Cheselbourne School Friends (CSF)
Newsletters & Useful Information
Uniform
School Meals
Attendance
Breakfast and After School Club
Extra-Curricular Clubs
DASP Music & Instrument Lessons
Parent Communication
Forest School

Pupil Zone


School Day
Community
Topic Webs
Home Learning
School Houses
Green Team
Cheselbourne Student Voice
Clubs
Links & Games
Our School Garden

Calendar

Key Dates
  • Sun 5 Apr
  • Mon 6 Apr
    • Easter Holidays (until Monday 20th April)
  • Tue 7 Apr
  • Wed 8 Apr
  • Thu 9 Apr
  • Fri 10 Apr
  • Sat 11 Apr
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  • September 2018
  • 5th - Welcome Back to School, Start of Term 1 - Autumn 1st Half
  • 12th - Parent e-safety session
  • 18th - Parent 'Drop Off-Drop In'
  • 26th - Macmillan Coffee Morning
  • 26th - Parent Workshop 1 - Reading and Phonics at CVS
  • October 2018
  • 13th - Swimathon - 10:45am, Wareham
  • 19th - End of Term 1 - Autumn 1st Half
  • 19th - CSF Halloween Disco - 5:30pm, Cheselbourne Village Hall
  • 30th - Start of Term 2 - Autumn 2nd Half
  • November 2018
  • 8th - Remembrance Service - 10:50am
  • December 2018
  • 12th - Christmas Service and CSF Christmas Craft Fair - 5:30pm, Milton Abbey
  • 21st - End of Term 2 - Autumn 2nd Half
  • January 2019
  • 7th - Start of Term 3 - Spring First Half
  • 8th - Clubs Start - Football (Y2-4) & Art (YR-1)
  • 9th - Clubs Start - Tennis/Badminton (YR-4)
  • 10th - Clubs Start - Ball games inc. football (YR-1) & Wild Art (Y1-4)
  • 11th - Clubs Start - Multi-Sports inc. archery and dodgeball (YR-4)
  • February 2019
  • 18th - Half Term
  • 19th - Half Term
  • 20th - Half Term
  • 21st - Half Term
  • 22nd - Half Term
  • 25th - Start of Term 4 - Spring Term Second Half
  • March 2019
  • 20th - Y3/4 DASP Singing Concert at THS
  • April 2019
  • 1st - Year 4 Hooke Court
  • 2nd - Year 4 Hooke Court
  • 3rd - Year 4 Hooke Court
  • 5th - End of Term 4 - Spring Term Second Half
  • 8th - Easter Holiday (from Mon 8th April - Mon 22nd April)
  • 8th - CVS Arts Week
  • 23rd - Start of Term 5 - Summer First Half
  • May 2019
  • 4th - Community Garden Makeover Day
  • 24th - End of Term 5 - Summer First Half
  • 27th - Half Term
  • 28th - Half Term
  • 29th - Half Term
  • 30th - Half Term
  • 31st - Half Term
  • June 2019
  • 4th - Start of Term 6 - Summer Second Half
  • July 2019
  • 4th - Transfer Day
  • 5th - Family Picnic and Sports Day (from 12pm)
  • 8th - CVS Arts Week
  • 9th - CVS Arts Week
  • 10th - CVS Arts Week
  • 11th - CVS Arts Week
  • 12th - CVS Arts Week
  • 18th - Whole School Summer Performance (10am and 6pm)
  • 19th - Leaver’s Service and end of year BBQ and Fete
  • 22nd - Whole School Summer Trip
  • 23rd - End of Term 6 - end of school year
  • September 2019
  • 2nd - INSET 1
  • 3rd - INSET 2
  • 4th - Start of Autumn Term 2019 (Children back to school)
  • October 2019
  • 25th - Last day of Autumn Term 1
  • 28th - Autumn Half Term
  • 29th - Autumn Half Term
  • 30th - Autumn Half Term
  • 31st - Autumn Half Term
  • November 2019
  • 1st - Autumn Half Term
  • 4th - INSET 3
  • 5th - Start of Autumn Term 2 (children back to school)
  • December 2019
  • 20th - Last day of Autumn Term 2019
  • 23rd - Christmas Holidays (until Monday 6th January)
  • 30th - Christmas Holidays (until Monday 6th January)
  • January 2020
  • 6th - Start of Spring Term 2020 (children return to school)
  • February 2020
  • 13th - Last day of Spring Term 1
  • 14th - INSET 4
  • 17th - Spring Half Term
  • 18th - Spring Half Term
  • 19th - Spring Half Term
  • 20th - Spring Half Term
  • 21st - Spring Half Term
  • 24th - Start of Spring Term 2 (children return to school)
  • April 2020
  • 3rd - Last day of Spring Term 2020
  • 6th - Easter Holidays (until Monday 20th April)
  • 13th - Easter Holidays (until Monday 20th April)
  • 20th - Start of Summer Term 2020 (children return to school)
  • May 2020
  • 8th - May Bank Holiday
  • 22nd - Last day of Summer Term 1
  • 25th - Summer Half Term (May Bank Holiday)
  • 26th - Summer Half Term
  • 27th - Summer Half Term
  • 28th - Summer Half Term
  • 29th - Summer Half Term
  • June 2020
  • 1st - Start Summer Term 2 (children return to school)
  • July 2020
  • 17th - Last day of Summer Term 2020 (for children)
  • 20th - INSET 5

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