Remote Learning - Devices

January 08, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Today I took a really lovely call from a member of the public who has a two year old laptop that they aren't using. Although she doesn't have any pupils at Abbotswood, she had seen the news and wanted to make sure that she could contribute to helping children to continue with their education. Whilst we are hopeful that the government will fulfil th...
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Mr Dewhurst greeted his class with a festive trumpet performance this morning!

December 18, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
This morning 5JD were welcomed into school with a trumpet performance from Mr Dewhurst! By the time Mrs Smith raced down with her camera to video it, it was raining quite heavily! What a lovely festive start to day for the children! Well done Mr Dewhurst!
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We did it!

December 17, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
We did it! The Friends of Abbotswood would like to say a massive thank you to the 160 supporters who helped us crowdfund using Aviva this term. We would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a healthy New Year.
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Christmas Craft Day at Abbotswood

December 16, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
Today, it has been Christmas Craft Day at Abbotswood! There has been a variety of Christmas-related fun across all of the year groups. Year 3 loved making Christmas wreaths and designing personalised elf hats! Year 4 enjoyed making Christmas hats and lollipop ornaments. Year 5 spent their day making Christmas cards with fingerprint snowmen and C...
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Final Days of Fundraising

December 14, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
The Friends of Abbotswood are so amazed at the support we have received during this very strange Autumn term. Taking part in the Aviva Crowdfunding project has allowed us to continue fundraising for a much needed new minibus with wheelchair access. We have two days left to use this fundraising platform, so we would like to ask you for the final t...
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Reminder: Non Uniform Day

December 10, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
Friday 11th December, is non uniform day which can include Christmas jumpers and festive hats. The F.OA have organised an online Panto which the children will watch in their bubbles. Look out for the beanstalk buckets for your child to place a (suggested) donation of £1 per family as they enter the school playground. There will also be a collection...
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How much does a minibus cost?

December 08, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
We have done amazingly well with our Aviva project, raising money for a new minibus with wheelchair access this term, and we still have a few days left to raise more. The F.O.A are delighted with the support we have received from our community and the Aviva employees who have made donations. We have also received over £2,000 from Sovereign Thriv...
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Christmas Fundraising Update from the Friends of Abbotswood

December 03, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
Today should have been our school Christmas Fair but sadly this year it is not possible to hold it. Our friendly reindeer is very upset that he won't be guiding you to the grotto or joining in with the games and buying tombola tickets. He would still like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas. If you are able please click the link below and make...
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Alien Invasion - Year 5

November 27, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
This morning, Year 5 participated in a role play to inspire their writing. During the night, aliens invaded the school and abducted one of the Year 5 LSAs! The Year 5 children inspected the field, where there appeared to be an alien body, to look for evidence before entering the school. They were shocked to see the mess the aliens had created in th...
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Minibus Fundraising Update

November 25, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
The Friends of Abbotswood would like to send a big thank you to all of the parents who have supported our Aviva Minibus fundraising efforts so far. We have 19 days left to continue our mission to raise money as part of the Aviva project. So far we have over 90 supporters who have helped us to raise over 70% of our target. Thank you if you have alr...
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Fundraising for Abbotswood Junior School

November 17, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
Over the next week the Friends of Abbotswood would normally be preparing Christmas Fair information letters and sending home raffle tickets for you to sell to your families. The Christmas fair is one of our biggest fundraising events and sadly this year will not be happening. If you are able to please can you consider making a donation to the Mini...
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Thank you - Care Packs donation

November 16, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
Last week we received a truly lovely, and thoughtful gift. It was organised by Mrs Maidment (a Year 3 parent) and contributed to by the kind donations of the local community (Including ASDA!). As you can see from the pictures below, we were able to hand out these lovely little care packs to our Teachers and Support Staff. We just wanted to say a...
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Year 2 Admissions - Welcome to our virtual tour of Abbotswood

November 12, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, we are unable to host our Year 2 open mornings this year. Instead, we would like to share our wonderful school with you here. You are welcome to email any questions to [email protected] Further information is available on our School Admissions Page
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Armistice Day 2020

November 11, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
Abbotswood children contributed to the cross of poppies that were put together by Mrs Waters and laid at the Totton War Memorial today. Each class contributed a poppy that they decorated and a 2 minute silence was observed in class this morning. Whilst current restrictions have changed the way we mark Armistice day in 2020, we felt it was still ve...
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Thank you from Southampton City Mission

November 06, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
We have received a lovely letter to thank the school for Harvest donations collected this year!
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