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A special Remembrance Service

Everyone at Grace Dieu was delighted to welcome back former Head Boy, Leo Parry, to play the Bugle at the School’s special Remembrance Service held on Friday.   Leo, who left Grace Dieu in 2015, now attends Repton School.  He began playing the instrument whilst at Grace Dieu, so it was very fitting that he […]

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Science Taster Morning

On Monday, ten Year 6 Grace Dieu Manor School pupils and their teacher, Mrs McDermott, visited Ratcliffe College to spend the morning in the Science Department in a series of  exciting and thought provoking workshops related to the topic of Forces.  The day began with a trio of demonstrations, led by Mr Chorley, Head of […]

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Team Maths Challenge!

On Friday the children in Years 1-6 had great fun taking part in a Team Maths Challenge! They worked in pairs to solve problems with a mathematical vent. They worked together, communicated effectively, adapted their approaches and, as usual, our older children did a fantastic job of supporting our younger students. Of course the children […]

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Supporting CAFOD

Grace Dieu are delighted to have raised £232 for CAFOD by holding a home clothes day. The School Council organised a visit from Maria Lee, a CAFOD volunteer, who spoke to us all about the amazing work CAFOD is doing around the world. We learned how even our small donations can make a big difference to other […]

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Construction Club!

Construction Club is one of our many popular (and free!) after school clubs. A highlight of the club so far this term has been the task of constructing a freestanding bridge (it didn’t have to be weightbearing!) out of 6 sheets of newspaper and 2 strips of sellotape. They had just 30 minutes to plan and build. […]

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From roots to wings – our new Nursery crest!

To celebrate Grace Dieu Nursery’s first birthday, we have designed a beautiful new Nursery crest! The crest is a wonderful representation of what happens when children join Grace Dieu Nursery – as they grow they move up through different rooms, each tailored to the needs and interests of that specific age group.  All of our […]

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Pupils enjoy Egyptian Day!

Pupils from Grace Dieu Manor School saw history ‘come to life’ during their Egyptian Day. The children in Years 3 & 4 learnt about all aspects of life in Ancient Egypt. They even discovered, first hand, how they mummified bodies! They pupils certainly enjoyed taking part in some Egyptian dancing – a snippet of which can […]

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GDPA Events this term!

Our wonderful GDPA are incredibly busy this term, organising two major events at Grace Dieu. Firstly, the Winter Ball, which takes place on Saturday 25th November.  This year’s ball will take you on a beautiful journey through the wardrobe and into the whimsical world of the stunning Narnia forest. The evening will start with a […]

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Imagination alights at Grace Dieu!

Our Year 1 and 2 pupils have, literally, set fire to their imagination! They recreated Pudding Lane by making Tudor houses and the infamous bakery where the Great Fire of London started.  Members of the Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service then started a fire in the bakery to show the pupils just how quickly it […]