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13/11/22

The children at Pine Ridge & Lorraine Infant Schools held special Remembrance Day assemblies during which they laid poppies & observed a 2 minute silence. Please follow the link to our website to see more. https://t.co/q5inZsePi2 https://t.co/9DL4EVbLta

12/11/22

The children at Pine Ridge & Lorraine Infant Schools held special Remembrance Day assemblies during which they laid poppies & observed a 2 minute silence. Please follow the link to our website to see more. https://t.co/q5inZsfn7A https://t.co/H2Tu2tTdHP

21/10/22

We would like to say a HUGE thank you for all your very kind donations today for our Harvest Festival. We will have an update for you after half term to let you know how your donations have been distributed. Thank you all so much again! https://t.co/F6iLeCzwDY

08/10/22

We had an amazing day celebrating the 10th Anniversary with a sponsored Fun Run! The children arrived full of energy in their fabulous outfits! We were astounded by your generosity! https://t.co/hgaYEaLcpX https://t.co/J6qnkUnH1P

06/10/22

Following last week's visit from a local author, the children in Reception have been taking part in various creative/writing activities inspired by her visit. Please follow the link to our website news https://t.co/02SAGdzwHN https://t.co/95yYlrpLlq

03/10/22

Please see the information below regarding our Mental Health Support Team's upcoming Parent/Carer Workshops in October. Please contact the school office if you have any questions/to book a place. Pine Ridge: 01276 23207. Lorraine: 01276 65649. Cordwalles: 01276 23298 https://t.co/LWL9fMFmzf

22/09/22

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16/09/22

This week, the children have been awarded ‘Star of the Week’ for being an excellent role model, consistently trying their best, showing excellent behaviour for learning and working hard in all their subjects, especially maths! Congratulations and well done! https://t.co/00H00lunnu

08/09/22

We express our deepest sympathies for the passing of HM Queen Elizabeth II. Her dedication to the UK, other realms & territories is unparalleled & we thank her for her service. We will observe the mourning period whilst continuing to support our children, families and staff.

04/07/22

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Please come along and join us for our ‘cashless’ Book Fair this week at Cordwalles Junior School: Thursday 7th July - Year 3 & 4 @ 3.15pm in the School Hall. Friday 8th July - Year 5 & 6 @ 3.15pm in the School Hall Look out for more information on ParentMail! https://t.co/vhGAOtJ0mT

28/05/22

Wonderful celebrations took place on Wednesday for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee! A fantastic day full of activities, with a veritable banquet for lunch & a ceremony to plant cherry trees at both schools! Please follow the link! https://t.co/hO5opy5WBr https://t.co/6lGmubYegw

Pets As Therapy - Read 2 Dogs Scheme

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We are delighted to inform you that we have registered for the Pets As Therapy Read 2 Dogs Scheme.  We would like to introduce Sheba and her owners Neil and Christine.

Sheba will be visiting Pine Ridge and Lorraine Infants on Friday afternoons.  These dogs are specially registered dogs who normally visit in hospitals, hospices, care homes etc.  Sheba will remain on the lead and under control at all times.

The effects of Pets As Therapy dogs in schools has shown a range of benefits including:

  • Reducing stress physiologically (Cortisol levels) and increase attachment responses that trigger Oxytocin - a hormone that increases trust in humans.
  • Increase in school attendance.
  • Gains in confidence.
  • Decreases in learner anxiety behaviours resulting in improved learning outcomes, such as increases in reading and writing levels.
  • Positive changes towards learning and improved motivation.
  • Enhanced relationships with peers and teachers.
  • Teaching empathy and appropriate interpersonal skills.
  • Development of social skills.

We hope a lot of pupils will be able to benefit over the Summer term from these sessions.

More information can be found below although if you have any specific questions, please do not hesitate to contact the school office.

Introducing Sheba!

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