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Our facilities

 

In the main school:

 

Our on-site kitchen

Our friendly kitchen staff work closely with their colleagues at Wedmore to produced delicious meals which are then brought back to Weare daily. Our menu is extremely popular with our pupils who look forward to choosing from a variety of options which includes a nutritious hot dinner every day.

Each Friday 2 pupils from each year group are invited by the lunchtime staff to sit at the 'Golden Table' to acknowledge and celebrate having been spotted following the Lunchtime Golden Rules for the week.

 

Breakfast and After-School Clubs

Our popular Larks and Nightingales clubs provide wrap around care for our pupils, opening from 7.50am until 8.40am and from 3.30pm until 6.00pm on every school day. Both clubs are held in the main school hall, but they also make use of the wider school grounds when the weather is dry. Find out more about our clubs here.

 

 

Within our school grounds:

 

Our playing field

We have a very large playing field, situated at the back of the school, which our pupils use all year round for a range of physical education activities, Forest School, environmental study, team building activities, after-school sports clubs and of course, for playing on.

 

In the summertime parents gather on the field to cheer their children on, as they race down the track on Sports Day! The school annually invites the whole community onto the field, to join in the Summer Fun Fayre, run by our wonderful PTA.

 

Our swimming pool

Our outdoor heated swimming pool is used extensively by all our pupils throughout the summer months. To ensure that our pupils make the most of this fantastic resource, all of our teaching staff are qualified for the tuition of water confidence and swimming and every member of staff at Weare School is trained annually for relevant first aid and resuscitation.

 

Our swimming pool is OPEN TO ALL OUR FAMILIES at the end of the school day and throughout the summer holidays! We do, however, stipulate that children are supervised in the pool at all times, and that any adult supervising children in the pool, must attend our parents and carers resuscitation training (held on-site, before the pool opens for the summer term).

 

Our Forest School

We have our own dedicated area for Forest School, which includes trees, foliage and a special log circle, where pupils can sit and share their stories or talk about the discoveries they have made, during their investigations of the school grounds. We sometimes light a fire to inspire discussions, to cook food sourced from the school's own garden and to warm us up in frosty weather!

 

Our school garden

We have a beautiful school garden, within which every class plants and manages their own plot. We also have our own greenhouse for bringing plants on. We experience a wide range of gardening skills from learning to prepare the ground, to growing  and harvesting vegetables and flowers. It is always a great pleasure to experience the waft of tasty homemade soup or freshly baked apples in school!

 

 

 

 

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