Introducing the Friends of Abbotswood committee

Introducing the Friends of Abbotswood committee…………well some of us anyway! The Friends of Abbotswood is also known as FOA. We thought it would be a good idea to put a face to the names that you may hear or read about on newsletters and the school website. http://www.abbotswood.hants.sch.uk/friends-of - Abbotswood In the picture above we have (...
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Abbotswood - Historical gallery

Do you have any photographs of Abbotswood from years gone by? We are often asked by former pupils whether we have any images that we can share with them and we try to put those that are available in our gallery. We would love to add to it! Please email any images that you are happy to share to admin.office@abbsch.co.uk We hope you enjoy this slide...
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Autumn 2 Hook Day

Welcome to the Autumn 2 half term. There's a lot going on at Abbotswood today! The first day of term always means 'Hook Day' and that's when the staff get the children engaged and enthusiastic about their new topics. Year 3 are off to Totton for the start of their Home and Away topic and what a lovely morning it is to explore their local are...
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Year 3 Outcome

Here are some pictures from the Year 3 Outcome. The children have produced some fantastic art work for this terms learning projects, well done!
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Year 3 Home Learning Project

Here are some of the excellent examples of year 3 home learning. The children have worked really hard to produce new vehicles for James in the Giant Peach to go on adventures and have used different fruits and vegetables to make pictures. These are all on display in the year 3 area. Well done Year 3!
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Year 6 Home Learning Project

The children have produced some amazing home learning projects in Year 6 this term!
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Match Report - New Forest Hockey Tournament

Match Report On Monday 29 th February Abbotswood were invited to a New Forest Hockey Tournament at Priestlands School. There were 3 group games, quarter finals, semi-finals and then a final. Our first group game went really well with Abbotswood winning 3-0 against Marchwood, we then had to wait for 4 other games to be played before it was our...
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Walk like an Egyptian

The Year 5 team have continued to work hard to develop a brand new and exciting curriculum that is tailored to meeting the needs of your children. This half-term, the children have embarked on a journey to ‘Walk like an Egyptian’ and have already enjoyed a writing hook which involved the year 5 area being transformed into an Egyptian tomb as well a...
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Year 6 - Dragonology

This term Year 6 are becoming 'Dragonologists' (experts in the science of dragons!). We had a local reptile centre visit on hook day this week who brought a variety of animals in for the children to look at and ask questions. This was an exciting start to the topic and the children were able to have hands on experience with the different types of r...
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Abbotswood A team football tournament

On Wednesday 18 th November, Abbotswood girls played in the New Forest football Tournament at Testwood School. The weather was not great, very wet and windy, but we were all very excited about the tournament. We were off to a great start, we won our first game 3-0, there were some great throw-in’s from Lola who helped with the goals that were score...
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Year 6 Home Learning Project

Our children all have the opportunity to complete Home Learning challenges, they can choose between 1 and 3 challenges which are set out in the Learning booklets sent home each half term. The Year 6 topic was Ancient Greece and we think the Children have done a brilliant job!
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Aliens have landed at Abbotswood!

Something isn't right in the year 5 area! What are these strange markings on the floor? Meanwhile in one of the classrooms... Has anybody see Mrs Ryan? Quick, to the Tump everyone, there's been a discovery!
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Match reports, week commencing 9th November

Holy Family vs Abbotswood It was a very cold and dark evening to play football but the boys coped with it very well. It wasn’t a very good start for Abbotswood because we went 1-0 down after 30 seconds. Keeping our heads, we responded well with Charlie scoring a goal to make it 1-1.Unfortunetly, they scored another but Charlie scored again to ma...
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The Abbotswood Library Project Update

Many of you will remember our campaign in the summer term to secure a grant from the One Family Foundation to improve the facilities in our school library. We thought you might like to see some of the purchases we've made so far, they've included new furniture and many, many books, along with magazine subscriptions, display stands, floor coverings...
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Success for Abbotswood at Youth Options 'Moonraker' event with 2nd Totton Girls Bridgade

On October 2nd, two year 6 pupils from Abbotswood (Poppy and Chloe), along with 1 former pupil (now in year 7) and 2 more participants from their 2nd Totton Girls Brigade, took part in the Moonraker event. Organised by Youth Options, the event gave the opportunity for 15 groups to complete a 10 mile forest navigated walk, at night, and this year i...
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