St. Anne's CE VC Primary School

Respect Responsibility Friendship Excellence

School Road, Oldland Common, BS30 6PH

01454 862500 Headteacher: Mr. Sean Quinn

Useful Information

If you cannot find what you are looking for on the website, please contact the school office 01454 862500.

Pupil Premium

You are eligible for help from Pupil Premium if you are in receipt of Free School Meals or have received Free School Meals within the last 6 years. This means you may be eligible for Pupil Premium even if you are NOT currently in receipt of Free School Meals. Your child/children may be eligible for […]

Reading Book List

Recommended reading book lists for all year groups Reception to Year 6 Reading Book Lists    

Welcome to the Year meetings

Welcome to the Year Meetings – September 2017 We hope as many parents as possible will attend our ‘Welcome to the Year’ meetings listed below. These will provide parents the opportunity to ask your child’s new teacher any questions you may have and find out more about your child’s learning. Year 1 in Classroom 3 […]

Autism South West Network – You’ve got a friends

Autism South West Parents Network Jan 2017 Autism South West Network: For Parents and Carers of Primary age children who have autism or social communication difficulties “You’ve got a friend” 9.30a.m. – 11.30 a.m. on Friday 27th January 2017 St. Mary’s Primary School, Yate, BS37 5BG 5.00p.m. – 7.00 p.m. on Thursday 23rd March 2017 (repeat […]

St. Anne’s Recipe Book

As part of their autumn term homework, the children were asked to share their favourite family recipe. They were asked to write out the recipes, including the ingredients and method, on a piece of A4 using their best cursive handwriting. The recipes have been scanned into an eBook for you to enjoy. Please click on the […]

Bitton in Bloom 2016 1st Prize

St. Anne’s has been awarded 1st Prize in he Best section of the Bitton in Bloom Competition 2016. Thank you Mrs Pullin, Miss Pullin, Mrs Pearce and the team of wonderful parent volunteers who tended to our conservation area, sensory garden, hanging baskets and planters.

Let’s decorate the school with flowers!

Here are some patterns for knitted and crotched flowers. Our aim is to decorate the school site with as many of these as possible next spring. Feel free to use whatever colour wool you have, make petals in different colours, the sky’s the limit! There are plenty of patterns to be found on the internet […]

Book lists for the ‘Time 4 Reading’ Challenge

Here are the links to the books which are for this year’s reading challenge: Or, click on a link below to open the documents: Children and young people’s book list Adult top 100 book list        

A thank you letter from the Jessie May Trust

This thank you letter from the Jessie May Trust was sent by Helen from the Jessie May Trust which we would like to share with all of our children, parents, grandparents, carers and families.

Can you help the Chernobyl Children’s Charity?

An appeal for clothes age 9-12:   Can you help the Chernobyl Children’s Charity? As you may be aware, every year the local community host a group of children from Belarus for 4 weeks and some children stay with families in Oldland Common. The accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in 1986 has left […]

Red Nose Day Total Money Raised

Well done and thank you to all who took part in Red Nose Day. We raised a huge £960.40 (£296.86 in non-uniform donations and £663.54 in nose sales).


An open letter from Mrs Abrahams and Mr Prince, parents of a child in Year 1. Dear  All, As many of you may already know our youngest son, Joel, lost his battle against cancer on Sunday 25th January. Joel brought so much brightness and joy to us all in his short life. A child, unlike […]

Friendship Stops with the School Council

Year 5 and 6 school council members designed and painted these stops with Mrs. Allen during Anti-bullying week. They are outside on the playground and children who need someone to play with can stand at a stop. Year 5 are trained as peer mediators and will regularly check the stop and help anybody there find […]

Extra Curricular Clubs and Sports

Please visit the Pupil Pages section of the website to view which after school activities are available to the children in Term 3 – January 6th until 11th February 2015.  You will also find some information regarding Term 4 (23rd February until 27th March). If you are unsure if a club is still running and […]

Wednesday Gym Club for Years 1 & 2

KS1 Years 1 & 2 Weds Gym Club –  is available from 3.25pm – 4.30pm – commencing on on 7th January  until 11th February 2015. This club has proved very popular is full for Term 3. You will have received a confirmation letter before Christmas if your child was successful in gaining a place for […]

Stranger Danger

STRANGER DANGER Please be aware that an attempted abduction has been reported of young children around Pilning, Yate and Thornbury by a man in a small blue car last week. Police are aware and are carrying out investigations. For your child’s safety please may we ask that you remind them of STRANGER DANGER if they […]

Ofsted Inspection

OFSTED Inspection   We would like to thank the children for their hard work during last week’s Ofsted inspection and to all the parents/carers who completed questionnaires on Parent View to help Ofsted form their judgements about our school. At present the final report is being written and should be published within a few weeks. […]


We have been informed that Ofsted will be inspecting the school on Thursday 11th and Friday 12th December 2014.  The lead inspector will be Jeanne Simpson. You will receive a letter home this evening with a leaflet containing further information about the visit. Please take a few minutes to read the letters which are available […]

St Anne’s Christmas Tree

The children helped put up the Christmas Tree in the reception area today.  I am sure you will agree that they have done a fantastic job. See more photos in Galleries  

Girls Football Club Finished for Term 2

Girl’s football club notice: Girl’s football club has now finished for term 2. It will restart on Monday 12th January 2015. Matches have been arranged for term 3 and I look forward to working with the girls next term in preparation for these. Enjoy the Christmas break and best wishes for the New Year!

Early Years Foundation Stage Learning Workshop for Class 1 & 2 Parents

You are invited to come to a Learning Workshop on Tuesday 9th December from 9am until 10.15am. During the workshop you will have the opportunity to see some of the resources which we use when teaching the children, observe part of a phonic lesson and see your child engaging in a variety of literacy and […]

Bikeability – Year 4 – 16th and 18th December

Our Year 4 children will have the opportunity to gain their Level 1 Bikeability training. Please see the attached which must be sent back to the office with the consent form to gain a place.  Places are limited. Bikeability letter to parents Year 4 26.11.2014 Consent form for level 1 Dr Bike will be visiting […]

Christmas performance tickets are available at the school office..

This years Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 Performances, The Magical Christmas Jigsaw and The Stars Come Out for Christmas are taking place as follows: Key Stage 1 -We have organised a creche and would urge parents to make use of this facility, so that you can relax and enjoy the performance. The Magical […]

Book Week – 24th November to 28th November 2014

        BOOK WEEK!!     24th NOVEMBER 2014 to 28th NOVEMBER 2014 Next week is our book week, with opportunities for parents and children to visit our Book Fair and also spend some time enjoying stories. Monday 24th November – Dress Up As A Book Character! Come to school dressed as your favourite book […]

Girl’s football match CANCELLATION notice – Beacon Rise

Girl’s football match cancellation notice: Apologies have been sent from Beacon Rise School. They have cancelled the girl’s football match on Tuesday 25th November 2014 due to another commitment. This game will be rearranged for the New Year.

Girl’s football club notice:

Girl’s football club notice: There will be NO girl’s football club on Monday 17th November 2014. Miss Pullin has a school commitment. The next training session will be on Monday 24th November 2014.

Dyslexia Workshop – Tuesday 2nd December 2014

Dyslexia Workshop Tuesday 2nd December 2014 3:30 – 4:30pm Do you feel your child struggles with reading, spelling, writing and/or self-organisation? These are some of the signs of dyslexia. Jackie Muggleton from South Glos Inclusion Support Team will be leading a workshop for parents on the date above. She will talk about dyslexia, how your […]

Girls Football Match – Away consent letter

Parents of the Girls football team.  Please see attached letter and return to the school office. Football away game consent letter v Beacon Rise 25 11 14 Thank you.

Anti Bullying Week – 17th November to 21st November

Anti-Bullying week: 17th November – 21st November 2014 As part of our work to develop all children’s social, emotional and behavioural skills, we are holding a special week about anti-bullying. This year we are focussing on working together to prevent bullying for everyone. During the week, your child will be taking part in a number […]

Prayer Week – 3rd November to 7th November

We would like to invite you all to a celebration of work created at St Anne’s CE Primary School during our Prayer Week. On Friday afternoon there will be an exhibition of the children’s learning in the school hall. We have enjoyed welcoming visitors to St Anne’s, who have talked about prayer and meditation. All […]

Fencing at St Anne’s

Fencing at St Anne’s Fencing will once again be on offer at St Anne’s in November and December, giving pupils an opportunity to experience this unique sport! Those returning members will have the chance to take their fencing further, and explore more advanced techniques, while those new to the sport will receive a fun and […]

What has the School Council been doing?

Last week the new School Council met for the first time. The children have been elected by their class mates and will represent their classes when issues regarding school improvements are discussed by the Council. Often recommendations are shared with me and this helps us ensure changes we make are ones which not only benefit […]

Reception Induction

June 2014 Thank you for choosing St Anne’s CE Primary School, we intend to give your child a fun, friendly and smooth transition into school life.  We hope that you will support us in helping your child settle into school life. First of all we would like to invite you to come and meet Mr […]