Bradfield C of E Primary School needs to raise £60,000 for The Primary Project

The Second Phase Begins

We now need your help to raise a further £60,000 to redevelop our old hall and kitchen. All funds must be raised by 31st December 2011 and building work is due to begin in July. Will you help us reach our target and start 2012 with the work complete?

Sir William and Lady Benyon
Sir William and Lady Benyon

"The opening of the new school hall was a memorable and very happy day. We felt privileged to be taking part, and had the feeling that Richard Benyon was smiling down on the remarkable place this 19th century school has become. As The Primary Project it enters its second phase, we hope that you will give generously once again so the school can continue to thrive and develop for many more years to come. Thank you for your support"

Sir William and Lady Benyon, Englefield Estate, Patrons of The Primary Project

Upcoming Events

26th November 2011
Grand Auction of Promises at Bradfield Primary School

It's now only two weeks until our Grand Auction of Promises. Many thanks for all your fantastic pledges, we have available from the school a preview of the promises that have so generously been given.

There is something for everyone so come along and bid for something for you or buy that special Christmas gift that money simply can't buy.

The tickets are on sale now from the school office or Bradfield Village Stores. Tickets are £5 and include a glass or two of wine and a delicious cheese platter.

We look forward to seeing you on the evening.

  • Doors open at 7:30pm, Auction starts at 8pm

Monday 19th December
Carols Round the Tree and Celebration of the Completion of Phase 2 of the Primary Project

We will be celebrating the completion of Phase 2 of The Primary Project at this year's Carols Round the Tree evening on Monday 19th December at 6.30 pm. Carols Round the Tree is a popular and informal festive occasion. It is for the whole family. We sing carols (chosen as we sing), eat mince pies, drink mulled wine and end with a thought and a prayer.

We will gather outside the new front entrance, sing a carol, cut a ribbon and have a prayer of blessing for the new building. We will then walk the length of the school to continue the evening in the hall.

Members of the community are invited to join us, please let the Bradfield School Office know if you intend to come.

24th December 2011
Christmas Eve in the Barn

For a simple celebration of the birth of Jesus at The Lambing Barn Rushall Farm, Bradfield RG7 6DL

held on Christmas Eve at 3.00pm or 5.30pm

Bring the whole family!

The animals in the barn will be cosy enough, but you are advised to dress warmly, and bring a torch.

For information phone 0118 974 4547

Firework Spectacular

Over 700 people turned up to enjoy fantastic Fireworks! The evening was clear and crisp and after enjoying delicious hotdogs, burgers, popcorn and doughnuts, we all turned our eyes up to enjoy over 15 minutes of spectacular fireworks set to music.

People could be heard saying "Fantastic", "absolutely brilliant" and "the best fireworks I've ever seen"

A massive thank you to everyone involved, and thank you to everyone for attending.

Thanks to our very generous sponsors, McVeigh Parker, the event raised a whopping £3700 towards the new school entrance!

South Berks Concert Band and Kaleidoscope Choir

The concert was a great success and raised a fantastic £1100. A huge thank you to all those who organized the event and also to everyone who put on such a fabulous show.†It was a good opportunity to make use of our wonderful new hall with many of the audience commenting on how good the acoustics are!†

Christmas cards designed by the children of the school

The Children designed their own Christmas cards for their families to buy and raised nearly £300 for the Primary Project. It will be very special for all those people who receive a personally designed Christmas card this year. Thank you to all the children!

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