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Tower View Primary School

Tower View Primary School

Latest News

We try to post as many pieces of news as we can on this site to show what we do in school.  We hope you enjoy some of the stories.

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  • 20/12/19

    Dance Assembly Extravaganza

    The school held the end of term dance celebration assembly for everyone to perform and enjoy.  The assembly lasted around 1 1/2 hours and everyone thoroughly enjoyed it.  Every child put in 100% and Mrs Barraclough (Vice Chair of Governors) stated that "it shows that dance is embedded...
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  • 20/12/19

    Singing at St. Chad's Church

    A group of children sang as part of an  evening concert at St. Chad's church, Burton Upon Trent alongside the Burton Concert Band.  They were a select group from Tower View Entertainers and performed excellently to a crowded church.  The selection was very Christmassy, with bells...
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  • 20/12/19

    Tower View Entertainers perform at Concert in the Brewhouse Theatre

    Last night Tower View Entertainers performed several songs at the Christmas Show in the Brewhouse Theatre in Burton upon Trent.  This was part of a a general show of talented musicians and singers from the Burton area both secondary and primary.  They were invited to go as their reputation...
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  • 20/12/19

    Residential at Shugborough Hall

    Year 4 went to Shugborough Hall for a 3 day residential on December 11th this year and despite the atrocious weather had a really good time and took part in many team and individual challenges that stretched both mind and body.  This included caving, Crystal Maze, blind trust, rock climbing and...
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  • 27/08/19

    National Results for pupils at all key stages look positive at school

    The Key Stage 1 and 2 results alongside those from phonics checking in year 1 and Good Level of Development in Reception all look very good and most children achived or over-achieved their potential.
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  • 01/05/19

    National Assessment Tests (SATS) for pupils

    The year 6 pupils will be taking their SATs in the week beginning 13th May 2019.  The timetable is as follows: Monday Grammar Punctuation and Spelling Tuesday Reading Wednesday Maths arithmetic Thursday Maths reasoning The tests are a benchmark of how the children are performing...
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  • 01/05/19

    On Friday May 3rd the school will be holding its annual May Day Parade.

    On Friday May 3rd the school will be holding its May Day parade as usual and year 2 have been practising the may pole dancing for several weeks so it will be excellent as normal.  This will start at 2pm with the parade to follow soon afterwards we hope you can join us.
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  • 05/02/19

    Happiness Survey.

    We wanted to see what made children and adults happy at school, so we did a happiness survey for two weeks at the start of the year.  The comments made by the children were many and varied, but showed that friendship and playing were more important than possessions.  A typical comments was...
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  • 04/02/19

    Internet Safety Week Begins

    It is national internet safety week S.I.D. this week and it was launched with an assembly about using the internet safely, especially when talking to one another online.  We discussed the age groups for sites such as What'sApp and Skype etc.  and that it is the children's right to...
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  • 16/10/18

    School Parental Survey completed.

    The school issued a parental survey based on the Ofsted guidelines on October 4th 2018.  This included 21 questions about communication, pupils' attainment and achievement and general procedures around the school.  We received a great response and the finding are listed in the article...
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  • 06/08/18

    Key Stage 2 initial SATs results are very pleasing!

    As you can see from the image our year 6 pupils have held their final tower View Assembly and left for their new schools.  Andrew and Scarlett accepted the Tower View Trophy for Tutbury in their achievement for the most points accumulated over the year.  The year 6 leave us with a great se...
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  • 20/07/18

    Mrs Metcalfe retires early.

    Mrs Metcalfe has decided to retire from tower View Primary School after 14 years at the school and 32 years in teaching.  She has been a dedicated and well-loved member of the teaching staff for all of that time and will be a sad loss to the school.  Children made many cards and gave gifts...
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