Glynne Showcase

September 2018

Into the Woods!

Year 1 and 2 have been on an exciting walk to Ridgehill woods in search of a character from their learning journey! We planned our route on a map and talked about road safety before beginning our walk. We took iPads to take photos of the woodland at this time of year. We didn’t manage to find the boy from our journey but we did find many other mysterious objects hanging from branches, under logs and behind trees. Hopefully these clues can give us a lead as our magical journey continues…



March 2018

Reception Children went on a bus ride!!!

Message from the bus company:  “Thank you so much for inviting us along to meet such an enthusiastic, lively, engaging and thoughtful bunch of young people. They were all so polite and grateful. And by the way, I have never heard ‘The Wheels on the Bus’ sung with such gusto and enthusiasm.

They were such a great crowd, in great voice (that really means they never stopped talking), who all really seemed to take on board the safety messages we offered to them. They are a huge credit to you and the whole school team – well done. “

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November 2017


IMG_4823Today our Forest School Leader Mr Dean Goodman and some volunteer parents helped our Foundation Stage children plant 120 saplings in our Forest School grounds.    These were donated by the

Woodland Trust, who have given thousands of trees to schools and groups this year.

Having these trees will help develop our already successful Forest School area into an even more spectacular environment in which the children at Glynne Primary School can learn and have fun!                                                                                                            


September 2017

Children in Years 4,5 and 6 had a wonderful time at the ballet watching The Nutcracker Suite. It was an opportunity to experience something a little bit different for boys and girls alike and there were lots

of positive comments from all.


Thursday 28th September was National Poetry Day and Glynne celebrated it in every year group! From Michael Rosen’s ‘Going on a Bear Hunt’ (performed by children in nursery) to William Blake’s ‘The

Tyger’ (performed by 6M) each class took a different poem to orate, dramatise and perform. We then shared our poems in Key Stages and realised the many different possibilities there

are for performing poetry. It was lovely to see all the art, word play and drama that came from our celebration.


Our Year 4 children had an amazing time on their residential. It gave them a fabulous opportunity   to try  out lots of activities such as fencing, abseiling,

team challenges, zip wire, archery and many more!

April 2017

We were  delighted to receive a Black Country Primary PE and Sport Premium Award 2017 for ‘Increased Participation in Competitive Sport’ from Black Country Active.

Sports Award

Congratulations to Miss. Whitelaw who works extremely hard to offer a wide range of school and lunchtime activities to encourage children to be physically active as well as

entering a significant number of teams of differing abilities in a range of competitions.