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Events and Special Days

This week has been a dramatic success at Short Wood.  The production of Robin Hood and the Sherwood Hoodies has been brilliant.  The commitment shown by pupils and staff has been commendable, and the performances have been thoroughly enjoyed by all of the audiences that have been lucky enough to see them.

Resilience - a poem by Ali Asgher Year 6

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Let it snow.....

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Short Wood in the snow.

Christmas Raffle - Tickets on sale now.

Join the festive fun at Short Wood's library

Sporting success for Harry Evans

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Short Woody Harry Evans has been named as a member of the British Canoeing Canoe Slalom England Talent Programme. His talent and potential has been spotted and this will see him as part of a programme that accelerates his development further. We are very proud of his achievement so far and can't wait to see his progress.

Books on sale at bargain prices

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Cake sellers for Children in Need

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These girls planned a cake sale at break time and raised over £25 for Children in Need.  True Short Woodies thinking of others - well done girls.

Pennies for Pudsey

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Pupils and parents created Pudsey from pennies on the school playground this morning.  Thank you to everyone who donated their spare change.

Family Design and Technology Workshop Reception 30th and 31st October 2017

We were delighted to have the opportunity to spend two afternoons with Emilia Qurante.Emilia has worked with Short Wood on a number of projects through the British Council. She is originally from Naples and therefore expertly placed to demonstrate pizza making. On Monday afternoon, our Reception parents joined us to discover how to make pizzas the Italian way. On Tuesday afternoon, the Reception children joined Emilia and their parents to learn from them. Everyone had a great time and of course, the pizzas were delicious!

Key Stage 1 outdoor fun

Key Stage 1 pupils and staff have enjoyed a full day of outdoor learning. A great sense of well being and enjoyment in the learning - well done to all involved.  More images to follow on the class pages soon.

Carnival day

Carnival day. Children dressed up brightly and went on the “On the Road to Rio”.

Gifted and Talented Artists

Short Wood’s gifted and talented artists have been learning about Monet’s Water lilies, taking our schools’s bridge and lilies as inspiration to create their own versions.

Arty Party Day

Thursday the 16th July 2015 was Short Wood Primary’s Arty Party Day.

Children and parents took joined in with artists, dancers, a story teller and other sport and culture activities.  CLICK HERE to see photos of the day.

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Art Exhibition by Years Three and Four

Last term Year 3 & 4 children worked very hard producing story books and their very own Art Exhibition after a visit from Lynn Chapman (childrens author). Parents were invited along over two days to view all the work completed.

Radio Shropshire & Remembrance Day

Radio Shropshire visited Short Wood primary to listen to how we marked Remembrance Day on the 100th anniversary of the start of World War One.

Short Woodies Evacuated - Classes Visit Severn Valley

Years Three and Four pupils and staff were evacuated on the Severn Valley Railway to Highley in Bridgnorth. Children experienced different aspects of the blitz, war time activites and enjoyed singing war time songs.

Harry Day 2015

Part of day to remember and raise money for the Harry Johnson Trust. A huge thank you to the Telford Bubble Football Team for a morning of fun and laughter. Year 5 and 6 have had an excellent time playing football with a difference, the staff were quite keen to join in too!


Overall School: 95.4% - Every day counts!

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