Mereside CE

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On behalf of our school community I would like to extend a very warm welcome to Mereside Church of England Primary Academy.

We really value the partnership between home and school and see your child's learning journey through their time with us as a joint venture between you and all members of staff here at our school.

This website is aimed at helping with that partnership providing information about all aspects of the school. 

At our school we believe that all children can achieve well through effort. They are our future and therefore, together, we must provide a strong foundation on which they can build. To meet this, we offer a broad, balanced and creative curriculum that allows and encourages each child to develop the skills, knowledge and understanding they need to become lifelong learners. 

The Christian ethos of our school underpins and permeates all that we do with a clear spiritual and moral dimension. Whilst the Christian faith is the starting point and our central focus, the beliefs and practices of other faiths are respected. It is hoped that parents and children of all faiths and none will find our school a welcoming place.

With my very best wishes,

Liz Holmes



Latest News

  • Click on the link below to see some familiar faces demonstrating their skills on the Ukulele as part of the West Midland's Music Service Big Play. Schools all over the region took part in one minute of music and here are the fantastic results!
  • We are currently exploring the best way to provide those in receipt of Free School Meals with vouchers. We will NEVER ask you for your bank details, please wait for us to contact you directly. Click on the title for further info on the suspected fraud.
  • Please click on the documents attached for advice on how to maintain good mental health during this tricky time and contacts should you require any assistance.
  • The Barnabas Community Food Bank are still providing food for those who need it. If you are struggling with providing food for your family, please contact school so that we can refer you to the project. Please contact admin if you require help.
  • The tone and content of the statement from the Prime Minister has demonstrated the seriousness of this situation. Please click on the title for the message.
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Latest School Events

Otters Class Swimming Lesson31Mar2020

9:00 am - 10:50 am @ Prestfelde School

Otters Class will be going to Prestfelde School for their weekly swimming lesson.

Shrewsbury School Games Year 5 & 6 Orienteering Event01Apr2020

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Shrewsbury Sports Village

Some of our Year 5 & 6 children are taking part in this event.

Year 4 'Bones, Stones & Metals' Performance for Parents & Carers02Apr2020

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm @ Mereside Academy

Parents & Carers of children in Year 4 (Foxes & Pine Martens) are invited to watch their performance of 'Bones, Stones & Metals' to celebrate their learning about the Stone Age, Bronze Age & Iron Age.

Break up for Easter Holiday03Apr2020

@ Mereside Academy

Last day of the Spring Term.

PTA Easter Bingo03Apr2020

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Mereside Academy

Easter themed bingo for all the family! Key Stage 2 children who can follow the game themselves can attend unaccompanied whilst Key Stage 1 children will need to be accompanied by a Parent/Carer. Refreshments and 'bingo' dabbers will be available to buy and there will also be a raffle!

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