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On Friday we had the pleasure of welcoming the Canal and River Trust into school for a water safety assembly. Fabulous engagement from all our pupils and some great information shared. Thank you


Our Year 2 class enjoyed their first cooking lesson this week. Attenborough class made their own dough and chopped the toppings for their pizza's. They then took these home with instructions on how to cook for their dinner!


We recently welcome a talented local artist into school to work with our reception class. Delia shared her work, style, media and inspirations as well as running activities with the children allowing them to learn new techniques.


Thank you Banbury Library for sharing these beautiful pictures of our Year 1 and Year 2 class' art work after their trip to the library to celebrate World Book day 2023.


What a fantastic week celebrating World Book day! We have had breakfast and a book with our families, our reading challenge, school trip to Banbury library and now our favourite book character costumes.


We had a fantastic turn out for our breakfast and a book morning.



We welcomed in some of our parents/carers yesterday to assist with our community art project. They are helping create a fabulous Cherry Tree out of recycling materials. We cant wait to see it completed!


Here is our fabulous Reception class team dressed up for NSPCC number day!


Congratulations to everyone at Banbury primary school rated as 'outstanding' in very first Ofsted inspection


We are officially OUTSTANDING!Read the report: are also in the local news! Read the report here: couldn't have done this without our amazing staff, pupils and supportive family community - well done everyone!


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Congratulations to everyone at Banbury primary school rated as 'outstanding' in very first Ofsted inspection


Banbury library are currently displaying some fabulous wreath designs from our Reception class. They have been a huge hit and are bringing big smiles to those visiting. Beautiful work Nightingale class!


We would like to say a huge thank you to Crockers in Southam for their very kind donation of this beautiful Christmas Tree, our pupils and families love it!


Our final open event will be held on January 9th 2023. We would like to invite any prospective families looking to join us form September 2023 to come along and meet our team.


We will be hosting a second open event, on Monday 14th November from 9.30 to 11.30am, This is for parents unable to make the open event presentation on Tuesday November 1st.Please note space is limited and requires booking in advance. Please call the school on 01295 574004.


What a fabulous result from our book fair this week! Our pupils have raised nearly £250 worth of books for our school library. Thank you so much.


Sports4Kids coming soon to Cherry Fields.


A little taster of our hobby horses! Year 1 have enjoyed working alongside Simon Tipping to produce our May Day inspired carnival parade. We are excited to share the final product with our school community soon!


We have had a wonderful day celebrating our very first Cherry Fields sports day. Fantastic effort from the team, our pupils and all our families.

School Uniform

We endeavour to achieve a high standard in all our activities at school and we expect this to be reflected both in the appearance and behaviour of our pupils.

All children must have full school uniform, worn correctly, for daily attendance at school. Uniform will usually be worn on occasions when children are representing the school, including school visits. Uniform guidelines can be found, in full, in the policy at the bottom of this page.

Parents and carers are asked to co-operate fully by providing the uniform and ensuring children wear it correctly to and from school, and at other times as required.

Our suppliers offer the full range of uniform, PE Kit and accessories for pupils which can be purchased directly here:

Link to MyClothing (our uniform supplier)

Please note that currently, MyClothing are discontinuing some age ranges (4-5 yrs, 6-7 yrs, 8-9 yrs and 10-11 yrs). There may be some of these sizes in stock, but one they are gone and showing out of stock there will be no more replacing them. It is advised to purchase the next size up.

Provisions for second-hand uniform

Please do see our 'uniform bin' for dropping off second-hand uniform.  We appreciate all donations.

Please do ask at the School Office if you wish to view our second-hand uniform.

We are also running a 'Winter Coat Swap'. We have a number of donated coats that are free, so please do take a look. The coats are in the school reception for you to see.


Uniform expectations



​​Where to buy​ 


​​​​​Grey V neck jumper or cardigan with embroidered Cherry Fields badge​ 

​​​ ​​Compulsory​


​​​ ​​From £9.50​ 

​​​​​White polo shirt Nursery and Reception Only 

​(with or without school logo)​ 

​​​ ​​Compulsory​ 

​​​Parent choice/My clothing

Various options available from local stores 

White long or short sleeved shirt for Year 1 onwards 


Parent choice/My clothing 

Various options available from local stores 

Cherry Fields School Tie for Year 1 onwards  


Available from School Office 


​​Charcoal/dark grey shorts, trousers, skirt or pinafore dress​ 


​​​ ​​​​Compulsory​ 

​​​ Parent choice/​ 

​​available at ​ MyClothing​​ 

​​Various options available from local stores​ 

​​​White or Grey socks or tights​

​​​ ​​Compulsory​ 

​​​ ​​Parent choice/​ 

​​available at ​ MyClothing​ 

​​​ Various options available from local stores 

​​​​​Black shoes​ 

​​(no trainers)​ 

​​​ ​​Compulsory​ 

​​​ ​​Parent choice/ 


​​​These are to be plain black shoes and they should not look like trainers.​ 

​​​ Red Book Bag with embroidered Cherry Fields badge – Reception and KS1 only​ 

​​ ​​Compulsory​ 

​​ MyClothing​ 

​​​ £5.50​ 

​​​Red backpack with badge or own backpack​ 

​​ ​Optional​ 

​​ MyClothing​ 

​​ ​£8.50​ 

​​​Outdoor coat ( this may be purchased from My Clothing)​ 


​​(parents may choose different jackets/coats for outer garments)​ 


​​ ​£20.00 / £16.50​ 

​​If you choose not to purchase a Cherry Fields Jacket, we encourage jackets to be dark/black/grey.​ 

​​Red checked dress​ 

​​For summer term only​ 


​Parent choice​ 

​​Available at above mentioned stores​ 

PE Kit 

​​House colour T-shirt ​ 


​​ MyClothing​ 

Available at a range of stores 

​​(Red – Big Ben, Yellow – Oscar, Blue – Nobel, Green – Invictus)​ 

​​Black P.E. shorts ​ 


​​Parent choice​ 

​​Available at local stores​ 

​​Satin striped shorts are also available at MyClothing​ 



​​Parent choice​ 

​​Appropriate footwear for outdoor sports​ 

​​White/Grey socks​ 

​​Compulsory ​ 

​​Parent choice​ 

​​Girls will not be allowed to do PE in tights​ 

​​Black Tracksuit Top/Bottoms​ 

​​Compulsory ​ 

​​Parent choice​ 

​​​Various options available from local stores 

Nursery uniform expectations

​What uniform do Nursery need?  

​We are slightly more relaxed about the Nursery uniform but would really like them to wear Cherry Field items where possible. The white polo shirt and grey school jumper/cardigan are Nursery uniform but if My Clothing do not have small enough sizes (aged 2) then plain dark grey jumpers/cardigans are acceptable. The most important thing in Nursery is that they are comfortable and confident when coming into school. Black jogging bottoms are a uniform item, but they do not have to be purchased from My Clothing (they just need to be black) and children can be in other items such as leggings or grey school skirts/trousers if necessary. Whatever item they are most confident and independent with toileting in - they do not have to be jogging bottoms.  

​What footwear will Nursery children need?  

​They will need a pair of wellies for outside. They can travel to and from school in whatever they are comfortable in.  

​Do Nursery children need a book bag?  

​No, they don't. ​ 


Letters Home Date  
Uniform Policy 2022-2023 10th Jul 2022 Download