William Byrd Primary Academy

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  • Harvest Festival Food Donations

    Published 21/10/21

    Our Head and Deputy Head students went to deliver our Harvest Festival food donations to our local foodbank of Yiewsley and West Drayton. 

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  • Chicks in Year 2

    Published 20/10/21

    As part of the Year 2 Science Curriculum - Life cycles - Year 2 had chicks and the children enjoyed watching and learning the process involved in the chicks hatching from their eggs.

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  • Black History Month in Reception

    Published 18/10/21

    For Black History Month our Reception children were shown two pumpkins, one of which was painted black. Children in each class spoke about the similarities and differences between the two pumpkins before they were asked what they thought it would be like on the inside.

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  • World Mental Awareness Day

    Published 15/10/21

    On Friday 15th October William Byrd wore yellow to spread awareness to show young people they're not alone in their mental illness for World Mental Awareness Day #HelloYellow.

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  • Year 5 Science Museum Trip

    Published 14/10/21

    On Thursday 14th October our Year 5 children had a fantastic educational trip to the Science Museum. Despite the long journey there and back, the children had a great day, learning about voyages into space as well as other topic areas. 


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  • African Dance Workshop

    Published 13/10/21

    Black History Month is marked annually in October. It recognises and values the inspirational individuals and events that have shaped the black generation. During Black History Month, we remember and celebrate the important people from the past and also those who contribute to and help our society today.

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  • Meet the Teacher

    Published 01/10/21
    Our teachers have recorded short video messages to introduce themselves and talk about our curriculum for this term. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the school office on 01895 462 394 or email the class teacher directl
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  • A Strong Start to the Term

    Published 30/09/21

    We have made a very strong start to the new academic year and our new children and staff are settling in well to life at William Byrd. Each year team has written a short overview of learning and progress so far.

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  • Delicious School Meals

    Published 29/09/21

    Since the beginning of term Dolce, our new catering company, have been cooking delicious meals for our children. Booking is easy and can be done online using your SchoolGrid account. If you have not received your login details please contact the school office. 

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  • Harvest Festival

    Published 24/09/21

    This year William Byrd celebrated Harvest Festival and organised a special Harvest assembly lead by the Reverend Mike Talbot. The Reverend spoke to the children about Harvest and the importance of sharing food and being grateful and thoughtful for what we have.

    We would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who sent in their donations over the past few weeks. We will be visiting the Yiewsley Foodbank soon to donate all the tinned and packaged produce we have collected. 


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  • Worry Monsters

    Published 20/09/21

    We are very lucky to have received lots of different worry monsters for the children to use to support their well-being during ELSA sessions. These were made and donated to the school by Knit-for-Nowt. We also had some dolls knitted for us with different emotions these were made and donated to us by the Women’s Institution and Brenda and Val from the Rotary club. Jan Presland also kindly knitted us some people who help us. Thank you to all who have supported us.


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  • Reading at William Byrd

    Published 13/09/21

    The teaching of Reading, both the technical aspects of decoding language and the opportunity for children to develop a love of reading, is one of the most important aspects of school life here at William Byrd Primary Academy. 

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