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  • 20/06/24


    Today we hosted a lower KS2 Lacrosse festival. 10 teams played extremely competitive matches. Year 6 children were brilliant team managers and referees. Competitive sport allows our children to experience being part of a team as well as winning and losing. We are very proud that children at Povere...
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  • 14/06/24


    On Thursday afternoon we took two teams to play Cricket against St Nicholas Primary School. Both teams played really well with some excellent batting and bowling. This is the first year that we have been able to field two Cricket teams. It's been great seeing more and more children playing co...
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  • 12/06/24

    Computing Education’s (NCCE) Computing Quality Mark award!

    I'm so proud to announce that Poverest has achieved the National Centre for Computing Education’s (NCCE) Computing Quality Mark award! We have shown exemplary practice in our Computing curriculum and have provided outstanding evidence to achieve this award. This shows that our Comput...
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  • 23/05/24

    Lacrosse Reginal Finals

    We took part in the Lacrosse regional finals at Surrey University. The standard was incredibly high in all the matches we played. We finished in the top 4 which means we qualified for the National finals in Birmingham. This is the second year in a row we have qualified for the nationals. We will...
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  • 17/05/24

    Junior Mathematical Challenge

    The results are in! A few weeks ago, these children took part in the Junior Mathematical challenge. This was a really hard mathematical challenge where it encouraged reasoning, precision of thought and fluency. Although we were not placed, each child earned themselves at least 20 points. This meant...
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  • 03/05/24

    Neal Zetter - Author visit

    This afternoon we had a visit from author and poet, Neal Zetter! It was very exciting to listen to him performing his poetry and the children all had a chance to join in, too! He also gave us the opportunity to ask questions and gave us an insight into life as a poet and author. What a brilliant end...
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  • 25/04/24

    Junior Maths Challange

    Today these children took part in the Junior Maths Challenge. This is a challenge where it encourages mathematical reasoning, precision of thought and fluency to make students think. They all did fantastically well and should all be proud of themselves. We will find out how well we did in a few week...
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  • 25/04/24

    Tri-Golf Tournament

    A team of year 4 children took part in the Tri Golf competition at Chelsfield Lakes Golf Club. The team played 8 games which focused on the various skills of golf.
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  • 22/04/24

    Medal Monday

    Medal Monday at Poverest. Well done everyone. 
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  • 16/04/24

    Brighton Marathon

    Aaron and Yesim are pleased to announce that they finished the Brighton Marathon and raised an amazing £1116 for the Friends of Poverest! Congratulations! The money raised will go towards supporting activities and providing resources for students at our school...
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  • 27/03/24

    Easter Raffle

    I am delighted to share that our Easter Egg raffle, organised by the PTA, has been a tremendous success. Together, we raised an impressive £885 for the benefit of our children. I would like to also extend a massive thank you to Mrs. Williams, Mr. Smith, Mrs. Gunn, and all the Year 5 and Year 6...
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  • 21/03/24

    Boys Football

    This afternoon our Football team took part in a match with Farnborough Primary School. It proved to great entertainment with lots of shots and some great saves from both goal keepers. 
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