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Beckington and Mells

Church Schools Federation

“The best we can be”


Children in Need

Mells children have been busy raising money for Children in Need. The children were in non-school uniform, spotty outfits or mufti. Basalt & Wenlock children made Pudsey biscuits while Ragstone children completed some spotty art work. A great effort for Children in Need - Well Done Mells!

                   SPORTS DAY 2020


The children participated in different sports, varying from sprint and long distancing running, to target throwing and a water run. There were some fantastic team work going on throughout the afternoon. After all the events were completed, scores added up and ice creams eaten the winning 'bubble' was announced as...Basalt Bubble, congratulations to the winners but well done EVERYONE for taking part and being 'the best you can' during Sports Day - WELL DONE

Sport Relief

We raised money for charity and ran a mile on the field - excellent effort by everyone!


During Book Week the children have listened to sensory stories, read in their families groups and had bedtime stories. Some children also participated in the book swap. Below are a few pictures from their busy week.


Mells took part in World Book Day, there were some fabulous efforts from all the children in the school a long with some great outfits from the staff. Book Week events will continue next week with bedtime stories, family reading and book swap.

Thursday 6th February

On this day we were very lucky to have three chefs to help us make a range of different foods for us to try later in the day. The whole school learnt about eating healthy and the different types of food we should eat. Reception children made bread, Year 1 & 2 made soup & crumble, while Year 3 / 4 made mayonnaise ,chutney dips and hummous. 

Year of the Bassoon performance and workshop - 6th February

The whole school participated in Bassoon performance and were a perfect audience. After listening to the performance the performers spent time with Wenlock class. 


Christmas Meal 2019

Christingle Service 2019

Monday 16th December was our annual Christingle service at St Andrews Church. The children held their Christingles that they made in the school earlier. They sang songs and read prayers.

Christmas Jumper Day 2019 - Friday 13th December

The whole school took part in Christmas jumper day, on this day the children and staff wore their festive jumpers to raise money for save the children.

Decorating the Tree at St Andrews Church

This week the children have been busy decorating the school Christmas tree at the Church. Reception made pine cones to go on the tree, while Year 1 & 2 made Angels and leaf decorations to hang on the tree. After decorating the tree a few Year 2s performed a short play based around the Christmas story.

Children in Need

Mells children have been busy raising money for Children in Need, Thursday 14th November all the children were in non-school uniform, we had a lot of pudsey bears in the playground along with a few spotty children! A great effort Mells - well done!


Harvest Festival

Thursday 3rd October the children took part in our annual Harvest Festival service at St Andrews Church. Each class shared what they had been learning about Harvest and Reception and Year 1 and 2 children told their information through actions, each with a focus on different foods. They were wonderful singers and Wenlock class shared their harvest prayer.


Friday 27th September Rocktopus came to visit Mells. The day started with a whole school assembly thinking about the different types of sports we do in and out of school. From this we made our own school song which we performed at the end of the day to the parents. Throughout the day Rocktopus also worked with each class to produce songs. It was a great day and the children really enjoyed it!

Flower Festival at St Andrews Church