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Camelsdale Primary

A Flying Start to a Learning Life

Our Wish List

This links to our School Development Plan

  • Year 2 tables and chairs/ book corner unit/ sink unit 
  • Trestle Tables/ Meeting Tables
  • New staff room kitchen cupboards
  • Cloud boards
  • Humphreys Café lettering/  acoustic panels/ benches outside
  • Artificial grass on part/all of field. Muga.  Cricket wicket
  • Canopy sails in courtyard
  • Two more planters for courtyard
  • Benches x 2
  • 2 x Clever touch boards for studio and group room
  • Library books/dictionaries / book nook  for entrance hall…reading tent outside
  • Early years resources e.g. role play area outside/ sand pit/ wood work - see list!
  • A new piece of gymnastic equipment!
  • Large Light up globe! Classroom book corner shelves.
  • Magnets / science equipment / Technic Lego. IT- see strategy wish list.
  • New library/ new toilets
  • Medical room and remodel office/ Junior toilets ( new sink  cupboard unit)
  • Upgrade website
  • Staff and Governors’ photo board
  • Playground 2021 Project (e.g. sculptures, insect seats, willow animal sculptures, trails, signposts, Fort, Swing Bars, fix bandstand, new maze, outdoor climbing wall, wall for bouncing balls, Junior Jungle, artificial grass under trees, replace trim trail, train, sandbox)
  • Landmarks signpost
  • New Hall Floor, continue to paint rooms
  • Large outdoor clock
  • history timeline in grounds
  • 'Cluckingham Palace' Shepherd's Reading Hut
  • Time Circle sculpture
  • Pond island feature/walkways to island/Plant trees
  • Canopy over courtyard area

Completed Projects 

2015/16

  • New Early Years area and resources
  • Early years cycle garage installed
  • Canopy added to the Bandstand
  • New office furniture
  • New staffroom furniture following flood!
  • Year 1/R/staff room painted and Year R/1 cloakrooms
  • New carpets to Headteacher’s office and SBM office
  • Shelves fitted to lockers
  • Roof repaired and water tower dismantled
  • Bell tower refurbished
  • New Memory Garden installed
  • Staff toilets painted
  • Main corridor painted
  • Units fitted to year 6 cloakroom
  • New year 6 pro books bought (X 32)  and ‘lapsave’ trolley
  • £500 of new library/guided reading books
  • Magic Room new furniture
  • New outside tap installed near Studio
  • Musical instruments - £200

2016/17

  • Asbestos free school now! (removed from boiler house, girls’ toilet floor and outside pipes)
  • Maze repaired
  • New Year 1 trimmer
  • Pavilion demolished and new kitchen and dining hall starts to be built!
  • Playground resurfaced and extended - including new drainage in bottom playground and a new under-ground pump!
  • Millennium Courtyard demolished and replaced with new astro-turf quiet seating area.
  • New corridor/office/staffroom/ Year 2 carpets
  • Seven Clever Touch boards installed!
  • New Forest School equipment purchased- includes a new mud kitchen!
  • Year 4 gulley roof repairs finished off after last year’s roof work.
  • PTA – new stocks built and stand.
  • Flag pole re-sited.
  • New boiler house metal doors.
  • New Premises Manager’s tool shed installed.
  • Musical instruments- £100
  • Mrs Vedde’s Trophies.
  • Hall thermostat moved
  • Year 2 radiator moved in light of new Clevertouch board.
  • New hand driers and water heater to year 5 and disabled toilet.

2017/18

  • The building and setting up of Humphrey’s Café!
  • New playground drainage and tarmac resurfacing- includes car park and front of school
  • Hall roof patched and fixed
  • New hall lights
  • New whole school fire alarm system
  • Giant chess board and storage, 100 number square and mini- court installed
  • Eco roof shed repaired
  • Train refurbished
  • Wild School equipment purchased
  • Café tables bought by the PTA (£14000)
  • £500 ORT books
  • Early years furniture and resources
  • Musical instruments (£150)
  • Two new eco-planters made from recycled bottle tops for courtyard!
  • New pavilion installed and storage
  • New studio carpet and BAT Club resources bought- includes outdoor storage
  • New outdoor playstore container
  • New union flag - Mrs Venton!

2018/19

  • ORT books (PTA £5000)
  • Artificial grass to bottom playground ledge
  • Dead hedge in the Secret Garden built/ bird hide taken down in Secret Garden following storm
  • Hall painted and area outside headteacher’s office to repair damp wall.
  • New emergency lights/fire extinguishers

2019/20

  • New window for reception area - new desk in office
  • Kitchenette and store cupboard added to Humphrey’s Café , CJ’s Kitchenette fitted out
  • New phone line  in café
  • PTA buy new fridge freezer
  • Lettering in entrance hall and hall
  • Sign for the café
  • 6 I Pads for teachers and charging station
  • New server
  • Toilets re-painted- juniors
  • New projector screen in café
  • New projector/ screen in hall
  • New laptop/speakers and projector in the hall
  • 20 new Pro Books and charging trolley
  • £600 new library books from Book Fayre
  • New ORT Books (Stage 1)
  • Forest school resources
  • PE Sports balls etc

2020/21

  • New Year 6 tables
  • New ceiling skylight in entrance hall
  • Year 6 classroom painted
  • New Tipee in Secret garden
  • New early years resources eg den/ book corner/ interactive Jolly Phonics (Approx. £900+)
  • 2 x laptops for SBM and HT
  • 2 x new gazebos
  • New topic book journals
  • External gutters, hoppers, pipework, fascias made good/ replaced.  Year 6 porch drain installed
  • New maths resource  work books
  • New boiler
  • 8 x laptops for teachers. 1 x DFE lap top
  • Webcams for classes and HT
  • Headphones
  • Raspberry Pie etc IT equipment for Code Club
  • PE Dodgeball set/new PE balls