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24/04/19

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BMAT

A day dedicated to exercise saw schoolchildren complete a million skips. The primary schools within BMAT in Harlow and Stansted – , , , and - took part in . https://t.co/yGvqBr2hJW https://t.co/BC8TvlDo4j

24/04/19

Our pupils are free to use the Activall units in the playground during play and lunchtime as well as before and after school- parents, families, siblings also free to use them while you’re waiting at the start and end of the day. https://t.co/3s2TIAcDvl

23/04/19

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Martin Robinson

I don't think schools should concern themselves with 'cross-curricular planning' until they have sorted out the planning within the disciplines they are keen to connect. Each child needs to understand the subjects so they can approach the interdisciplinary work with suitable awe.

23/04/19

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BMAT

The new issue of Latitude - The magazine for BMAT Schools, Parents and Communities - is now available to view online. It can be found under the news menu on each of our school websites or you can view directly from this link - https://t.co/YuynITeqtu https://t.co/Dr9ywOBZkz

22/04/19

An alternative way to capture childhood on your phone https://t.co/ZXC2JCrYe7

22/04/19

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UK Prime Minister

“Let us ensure that Stephen’s lasting legacy is a brighter, better future for many generations of children to come.” – PM https://t.co/Q7vzkFp6Ap

22/04/19

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DfE

April 22nd is . We want young people from every background to be inspired about what they can achieve. Visit https://t.co/l22Q1g9jKs for free resources and activities for your school. https://t.co/QBQc9kUVZE

22/04/19

We will be commemorating Stephen Lawrence tomorrow on our first day back at school. https://t.co/lJsnngZr1F

21/04/19

Happy birthday Your Majesty. Any time you fancy visiting our school you’ll be more than welcome. https://t.co/wE1zNsddWD

21/04/19

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Martin Robinson

Primary school lessons on climate change: ‘children taught to produce protest letters and banners’ - firstly, this doesn’t sound like lessons on climate change and, secondly, ‘protest’ sanctioned by schools isn’t ‘protest’... https://t.co/jo2P8NCI55

19/04/19

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NSPCC

We know it can be hard to know what to do if you're worried about a child or young person. If you're concerned about a child this holidays our Helpline is here for advice & support on 0808 800 5000 or help.org.uk. https://t.co/Vxbf1Hvlbe

19/04/19

Lucky children who will get to use it. Looks great.

19/04/19

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All on the board

Don’t suffer in silence. YOU are worthwhile. Call for free on 116 123, 24 hrs a day, 365 days a year. There are people waiting for your call and ready to listen all over the world. https://t.co/8qBYsfrKvj

19/04/19

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Penguin Books UK

‘Always laugh when you can, it is cheap medicine.’ Lord Byron, who died in 1824.

16/04/19

Welcome to those who have been offered a place for their child(ren) in September. We are looking forward to meeting all of our new families in the next few months.

16/04/19

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DfE

All primary schools will offer free sanitary products from early 2020. We will make sure every child gets the support they need to lead active, healthy, happy lives.  👉https://t.co/XXAmh276Px https://t.co/BCA3VUj3oM

14/04/19

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BookTrust

Sharing a book at bedtime is a great way to help your family wind down and get a good night's sleep! If you're looking for inspiration, why not try one of these titles? https://t.co/nGRCGFEZIh Illustration: Kate Alizadeh https://t.co/nHw1MnJrJB

14/04/19

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Ryan Holmes

Sites all teachers should know about, featuring , , , , , , , , , , , , and more! https://t.co/ZvZHcTtyZ5

14/04/19

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Literacy Trust

The repetition in nursery rhymes is great for young children's language development. We have a gallery of songs & rhymes on Words for Life: https://t.co/wndYSbLDcX https://t.co/aWP8cErT2W

11/04/19

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David Keyte 📚🎙️📺

Things I believe help children become 'readers'... https://t.co/IcHmAT9Rk5

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Grand Opening Ceremony

Grand Opening Ceremony

Posted: 17th October 2018

Our new school building has been officially opened.

Magna Carta Primary Academy welcomed its first pupils two years ago and moved into its brand-new building this September.

With growing pupil numbers – now with 80 pupils in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 – the official opening was packed with families, pupils and members of the community, as well as representatives from the building company.

Speeches were given by headteacher Marios Solomonides and Helena Mills CBE, CEO of BMAT, the Trust which operates the school.

Mr Solomonides said: “So many people have had a part to play in creating this school. The people who had to make the biggest decision were the first 19 parents who chose our school. We had determined parents, children and staff who created this school.

“The school opened two years ago; a building does not make a school, the people and relationships make a school. So, I wanted to thank those first 19 parents who started the ball rolling.”

Mr Solomonides also spoke about how the opening will become a piece of history for future generations to look back on, before burying a time capsule with pupils.

He said: “We are here as the people opening this school, but we should take a moment to think about all the people who will come after us. We are just the caretakers of the school and it is bigger than that.

“People hold such fond memories of their primary schools and that’s what we want for our children.

“Together, we will create that.”

Councillor Ray Gooding told the audience how the school’s building is part of a £107m investment in school buildings in Essex this year.

Pupils Arabella, Michael, Dotty and Ava took the opportunity to tell their guests how much they love their new school, saying: “We love the building because it’s big and we have lots of space to play in and have fun and run around.”

Ms Mills CBE said: “The building is beautiful. But, school really isn’t about a building. Every time I come here, whether that be at the old site or the new, I cannot get over the warmth, how happy the children are and how passionate they are about the things they are learning. I love the fact I hear laughter, not just from the children, but also the teachers. That’s why this is a great school.

“It takes a whole village to educate a child. We have a real opportunity here in Stansted to make sure everybody takes part in educating the children already in this school and those who are yet to attend the school in years to come.

“This school is for young people and they are our future. We need to invest in them as they are going to look after us and be caretakers of the world for the future. The future is going to be great in their hands.”

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