Our Events

Year 5 Residential Trip

Year 5 had an amazing time at PGL on the Isle of Wight. We are incredibly proud of all of you for pushing your boundaries and for the hard work you put in!   There were so many amazing activities on offer that every child bravely tried. Each day we tried 4 different activities followed […]

Community Day

We have had another fantastic Community Day here at Banister School! Our annual Community Day was amazing, with more parents than ever coming to support the community and to try new things with their children. Each child wore traditional clothes or colours to represent their countries, and they were spectacular!     This year we started […]

Summer is here!

It’s only a few weeks into the summer term and already we have had lots of fun and exciting opportunities.   In Year R, the first topic for summer is space! We went to the Winchester Science Center to see all the awesome gadgets they have and to watch the Cardboard Rocket show in the planetarium… so […]

Easter Fun!

Easter is always an exciting time at Banister, with lots of fun activities for everyone to enjoy.   We love the opportunity to get creative and find new ways of making things out of different materials… so we had an Easter Bonnet competition! We had some incredible designs and some of you found new and […]

Spring 2 Trips and Events

We have had lots of exciting events and trips throughout this half term! Each year group has been finding new and exciting ways to learn about their topics.   Year R There is always lots of fun to be had in Year R, and this half term was no exception! To find out more about […]

World Book Day

World Book Day! World Book Day proved bigger and better than ever, with amazing costumes and lots of activities. Our theme for this year was Fairy Tales. We had Snow White, Red Riding Hood, the Fairy Godmother, the Big Bad Wolf, the 3 Little Pigs, Peter Pan, Puss in Boots, Prince Charming, the Ugly Stepsisters, Cinderella, […]

Welcome Back!

We wish everyone a Happy New Year as we celebrated coming into 2016, which promises to be bigger and better than ever! We’ve only been back a few weeks, but we’ve already had some exciting events.   Year 3 thought to themselves, what better way to start the new year than with a climb up […]


December at Banister!  As the festive season approaches we have been having an extra special month at Banister, with lots of treats and activities for everyone to enjoy! Our fabulous choir were part of the annual Christmas performance at the Guildhall, where they put on an amazing performance and did us proud! With a variety […]

Learning About Diwali

Diwali: The Festival of Light!   Year 3 went to the Hindu temple in Southampton as part of their topic ‘The Festival of Light’. During our visit we watched their service which was very interesting.  Lachlan and Ben both said that the visit taught them lots and it was interesting to learn about how people […]

Banister Scientists!

As part of their topic Festival of Lights and as part of their Science topic for this term, Year 3 had a whole day dedicated to light and science! We all came dressed up as different scientists ready to discover lots of new things about light through many, many experiments. All of the experiments showed different […]