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17/02/19

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Learn to spot the signs of child abuse, and if you think it, report it 👇 https://t.co/ViHZoWjHgI Let’s https://t.co/3RfCKrO0KU

16/02/19

We have just signed up for this. A visit from Joe would have a huge impact on our young pupils. Come on Joe, you've got to come. We're the school next door to the Castle! Thank you for letting us know about this. https://t.co/pEsDP8TvDc

16/02/19

We must never assume we understand someone else’s story. We must give children opportunities to tell their stories- the stories of themselves. https://t.co/ayyysqMOOj

16/02/19

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Sir Frederick Gibberd College

We are now recruiting teaching staff for our brand-new school opening in 2019 with an academic sixth form opening in 2020. Non-teaching vacancies to follow. https://t.co/tSLg5l252e

15/02/19

Pupils in Willow celebrated their learning about money, cooking and customer service when they opened up their cafe this week for their families. https://t.co/DDgu8Y3cfq

14/02/19

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SF Said

The books we love when we're young are the ones that CHANGE OUR LIVES FOREVER. So please, never stop working to get books into the hands of children – on , and every day! https://t.co/86v4eb7iql (Art: Quentin Blake) https://t.co/1Mh3NGgnTq

14/02/19

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Schools Week

The Duchess of Cambridge has called for more wellbeing support for teachers. So what can school leaders do? https://t.co/oHOdipPiMP

14/02/19

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Literacy Trust

"Every seemingly small interaction between a parent and a child is a great opportunity to fill that child’s world with words." Our Head of Home Learning Environment Judith explains our new initiative with on our blog: https://t.co/Zo9aNLYXR8 https://t.co/G4paCuZD4Y

14/02/19

The differences between families are being celebrated by primary school pupils. Magna Carta Primary Academy is making work around diversity a priority as it teaches children while everyone is different, they are all included. Full story - https://t.co/l9a3zZ8SMD https://t.co/TF1HCZph8p

13/02/19

Parents at our growing school are helping to provide a wealth of opportunities for children. With Magna Carta Primary Academy in just its third year, parents are stepping forward and offering their expertise. Full story - https://t.co/KLA1Y3netF https://t.co/wP3HAygbnQ

13/02/19

Our first training session was a hit at lunchtime yesterday. Nothing like long distance running to blow those cobwebs away. https://t.co/6HoFn0BO4Q

12/02/19

One of our youngest pupils demonstrating how she can pluck and play the violin with her bow. https://t.co/9PztJbHrhl

11/02/19

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BookTrust

Current Lauren Child says if we don’t take children’s books seriously, we’re not taking children seriously - especially as they can help their worries and fears. “The role is a chance to debate things.” https://t.co/FK7OXixa9Q

11/02/19

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BookTrust

Just think about all the incredible stories these wonderful people have gifted us. The hours of joy. The children’s lives they’ve touched ❤️❤️❤️ https://t.co/7xWXkTb05K

11/02/19

Thank you to the parents who came to this evening’s behaviour and anti-bullying workshop.

09/02/19

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Topsy and Tim

It's all change tomorrow, as we jump forward to the end of term and anticipate the arrival of the new baby at 11.35am on CBeebies! https://t.co/4C8sQjZtGR

09/02/19

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Alan Wylie

Hundreds march against library closures in Essex https://t.co/ktZAgo8r83

09/02/19

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Jennifer Broder, MD

Shout out to . I used your son’s brilliant observation in a lecture on today! ❤️ Just Culture understands that even the most highly trained professionals make mistakes and consoles human error. https://t.co/PCi4RhDIda

09/02/19

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NSPCC

Snapchat lets kids keep up-to-date with friends. But what security settings help them stay safe?

09/02/19

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The simple fact is that children feel safest, happiest and actually learn the best when they live and operate as part of a tribe, writes https://t.co/gW0KfrEBhs

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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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