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Science and Resilience

Our science afternoon the other week was enjoyed by both Parents and Pupils. A booklet has been created for for Parents and Pupils to try different experiments at home, using everyday kitchen supplies. Along with the experiments to try, is a list of local science places of interest you may wish to visit.

There are also documents below regarding Resilience, which were used on the day.

Science Booklet for Parents

Whole School Science Overview 2018-2019

Presentation about Resilience

Resilience Postcards for Parents

Neil Griffiths Assembly May 2018

Author Neil Griffiths came into Glenmere on Monday 14th May to talk to the children about his books. He explained why he wrote certain books, such as ‘Itchy Bear’ and he entertained the children by reading to them, which they really enjoyed.

Family Day 2018

On Thursday 12th April 2018, we had a family day, where Parents, Carers and Grandparents could come into Glenmere and take part in different activities with their children. Activities included ICT, art, a treasure hunt and dance…as well as a ‘challenge’ activity! It was a great day and everyone enjoyed themselves.

African Day 2018

Year 5 children had an amazing African Day. They created African birds out of plastic bottles which they then painted, learned an African dance as well as learning how to play African drums. The children really enjoyed the day.

Art Day 2018

We had a fantastic Art Day, with Linda Harding on Monday 26th February 2018. The children worked together and created an amazing banner. They looked at local influences and incorporated these into the banner.

Trust-wide Admissions Policy Consultation

The OWLS Academy Trust is seeking your views on our proposed Trust-wide Admissions Policy. Our consultation will run from Monday 11th December 2017 to Monday 22nd January 2018. The determined admissions arrangements will be published on our website by 15th April 2018.

The changes are proposed to take effect for first time admissions for entry September 2019 onwards and mid-term transfers from August 2019.

The proposal relates to the following schools:
> Fernvale Primary School, Thurnby
> Glenmere Primary School, Wigston
> Hinckley Parks Primary School, Hinckley
> Langmoor Primary School, Oadby
> Little Hill Primary School, Wigston

Along with the documents below, additional details can be viewed on the Trust website:

Admissions Consultation Document

Admissions Policy (Draft) – Sept 2019

Glenmere Catchment Map

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