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We can’t wait to welcome you all for the teddy bear’s picnic tomorrow! Don’t forget to bring a tasty snack, a drink and, of course, your favourite teddy bear! 🧸


A lovely way to practise your writing skills this summer and bring some smiles to our friends at Layston Grove ❤️ send a post card from your holiday!


This morning, children in Oak class used the app Chatter Kids to make their Lego game come to life! Check out their awesome story: The Made up Pirate Ship 😎


A History lesson in early years… Phones through the ages 🤣


Parents! Are you interested in joining the PTA and helping us to raise funds for the school? Send your name and number to and we will add you to the group! ❤️


It’s our big summer day tomorrow! Sports’ Day at 1:30pm, followed by our PTA Summer Event from 3-5pm. We can’t wait to see all of our wonderful families 🤩


Why was the school closed today? All teaching staff have been at a Scholar’s Trust primary conference, learning new strategies to support learning, particularly in oracy: your child the question below and record their answer in the comments! 😁


🚨 BREAKING NEWS! 🚨 The naughty pea has taken over the nursery garden… if you catch any stray peas, please contact nursery. Thank you!


For their snack this morning, nursery class enjoyed some lettuce they they have grown themselves in the garden!


The eco club members had a great time at the eco conference. They participated in lots of activities and learnt lots about the importance of pollinators. Did you know that hummingbirds play a vital role in the pollination of many different species of plant life?!


The eco club members were thrilled to receive their green flag. They were proud to hang it and celebrated with some gardening in the sun!


Is it a bird? Is it a plane? NO! It’s the super kids! Calling all superheroes to class on Monday… 🦸‍♂️🦸‍♀️


Families of Buntingford First, get ready! Our summer celebration will be on Thursday June 27th, after sports day! Stay tuned for more updates next week… ☀️🎉


YAAAY! We did it! A HUGE thank you to our eco committee for their efforts in helping us achieve our very first Eco Schools Green Flag! Caring for our planet is everyone’s responsibility. We would also like to thank each and every student for participating.


We had a wonderful time meeting our new animal friends. We met Winston the bearded dragon, Malcolm the leopard gecko, Neville the snake, Marvin the giant African land snail, Remy the hamster and Gertrude the wide mouthed tree frog!


Nursery class are definitely passing through an enclosing play schema! This is when they like to enclose themselves and toys in buildings and boxes. Through this schema they are showing an interest in shape and space!


A huge THANK YOU to our Buntingford PTA for providing us with our caterpillars. We have loved watching them transform into butterflies! KS1 & KS2 enjoyed releasing theirs. EYFS are still waiting for a few to emerge ☺️ 🦋


Buntingford First School is a Climate Action award winner!Read the full story


Our eco committee: saving the world, one tree at a time! 🌳


We are working towards earning our silver award from the 🌳 today we completed the viewpoints challenge, exploring nature from different perspectives!


The eco committee have been hard at work planting a wildflower area to support pollinators. They produced posters to encourage others to do the same! 🐝


Well done to some of our friends for their litter picking efforts at the weekend! Remember, we have four litter pickers you may borrow, just ask your class teacher!


In nursery we have some very strong and brave little ladies! 💪😀


Finally it’s here! Head over to our new instagram page and follow us ❤️


It was a busy afternoon for the eco committee today!

House System

Our Houses are named after environmental leaders who are strivers, achievers and positive role models. Embodying the values and ethos of our school, they are an integral part of our school community.

Each of our pupils and staff belongs to a House. The Houses are:


Sir David Attenborough

Born: 1926

Sir David Attenborough is a natural historian and broadcaster who has introduced millions of people to a variety of animals from around the world. He is also an important climate change campaigner.


Dr Jane Goodall

Born: 1934

Dr Valerie Jane Morris-Goodall (more commonly known as Jane Goodall) is a conservationist, primatologist and scientist who has undertaken groundbreaking research and studies about chimpanzees in Tanzania, Africa. Read on to learn more about her life, discoveries, criticisms, facts and resources.


Greta Thunberg

Born: 2003

Greta Thunberg is a Swedish student who has inspired millions of people to think about combatting climate change. Many students across the world have taken part in school strikes to raise the profile of climate change and to urge their governments to do more to help the environment.


Malaika Vaz

Born: 1997

Malaika Vaz is an explorer, TV presenter and wildlife filmmaker from Goa, India. Her documentaries focus on the environment, endangered species, community-led conservation and wildlife trafficking for television networks around the world. 

To the pupils of BFS:

"Experiment, play and find what you are good at and strive for excellence - and then bring those skills and your passion to the protection of our natural world. Our planet need many more nature defenders."

Malaika Vaz

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