Monthly Archives: September 2018

Seekers and Searchers have fantastic experience at the Ormiston Theatre!

Tickets went on sale just after 2.00pm this afternoon and in no time they were sold out for the fabulous –Tyrannosaurus Drip viewing. Tickets were purchased from the snack shop just outside Year 1 in rather a hurry. The VIP and her guest arrived early in the Royal Box and socialised with all... Read more…

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Adventurers’ Listening Walk

This week we have been learning about our five senses. We went on a listening walk around the school.  We could hear lots of different sounds. The wind in the trees, a lawnmower cutting the grass, teachers talking, an aeroplane and the leaves crunching under our feet as we walked. It was great... Read more…

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Athlete inspires pupils!

Earlier this week, we were very lucky to be visited by the Olympic Athlete Leon Baptiste. Leon spoke to the children about his career and his progression and also the qualities that makes a successful athlete. He also put the children through a tricky workout involving various exercises such as... Read more…

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Year 4 are lingual experts!

In Year 4, we LOVE speaking French! Last week, we were recapping our numbers to thirty and this week we have started learning the days of the week. The days are as follows: Monday - lundi Tuesday - mardi Wednesday - mercredi Thursday - jeudi Friday - vendredi Saturday -... Read more…

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Year 6 boys are given starring roles!

William and Keanan from Year 6 have both been chosen for staring roles in the up and coming pantomime, Peter Pan, at the Marina Theatre Lowestoft! Against the odds both boys have been chosen to play the same character, Michael and will be working opposite each other in the show. We wish the boys... Read more…

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KS2 Police Assembly!

This morning, KS2 children were involved in a special assembly with two local police officers. They spoke to the children about key aspects of their role and gave the children tips and advice about staying safe in the local community. Everyone really enjoyed this assembly especially the selected... Read more…

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Express delivery for Year 1!

Children in Seekers and Searchers enjoy the arrival of the imaginative stage and the snack den! Children find themselves acting and singing their favourite songs from stories at the theatre! We all know when we visit the theatre we have to show respect to the performers by sitting quietly! The... Read more…

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Year 1 Dinosaur Workshop

Thank you to all adults who attended this workshop. It was lovely to share our Year 1 learning with you all and for you to see the daily routines that we follow every morning as we arrive in class. Roll on the next workshop we all... Read more…

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Explorers get creative for Jeans for Genes Day!

Explorers class enjoyed decorating Mrs Karasava's jeans on Jeans for Genes Day! They painted them, added feathers, jewels and glitter to them! They also made some jeans for their gingerbread... Read more…

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Year 1 have a ROARsome dinosaur workshop.

WOW!! After a ROARsome long week of clues being found and questions being asked a final letter was found next to the egg in the Secret Cave! All week children and adults have been left wondering whether it was possibly a ‘terror-dactyl….’or do-you-think-they-saurus?’ but finally we have met... Read more…

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Year 3 create Tin Forests!

Year 3 have been designing and creating tin forests as part of their theme. They saved up all their empty cereal boxes then used lots of tin foil to cover these up and shape them into a forest. What creative work Year... Read more…

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Adventurers class have a delicious Jeans for Genes Day!

Adventurers class supported Jeans for Genes day today. The boys and girls decorated Gingerbread Men biscuits with icing. They iced a pair of jeans on them like what we were wearing! We took them home to eat after school. They were... Read more…

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Kyran’s Titanic project!

Kyran has recently become very interested in the Titanic. He has been producing some lovely artwork at school and has also worked on a project at home with his mum. Today he brought in this fantastic model to show his class friends. We were so impressed that we sent him to Golden Book. Well done... Read more…

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Year 5 become confident spellers!

Year 5 have been using various strategies in word work to help them become more confident. The children have been writing each word at least twice in order to see which one looks... Read more…

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Year 5 Time and Tide Trip

On Monday, Year 5 pupils enjoyed a visit to the Time and Tide museum as part of their topic on Explorers. Whilst there, they met a group of explorers and learnt about the qualities that are needed to make a good explorer such as curiosity, bravery and respect. Year 5 pupils loved the visit with... Read more…

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And so the plot no longer thickens!

Children were further inspired within their dinosaur thinking minds today! After some shared reading of a letter left behind by Mother Velociraptor, it all became clear that she was hunting down her prey and had left her young with us all to take care of. We now know she will be back! With the key... Read more…

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Explorers make 3D models!

The boys and girls in Reception have been extremely busy making some 3D models and musical instruments! Well done; what great... Read more…

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And so the clues begin…

Year 1 boys and girls arrived this morning to find a range of footprints heading towards the academy hall, key stage one bushes and into the year 1 outside area. On went the investigation hats and off the children went to explore the clues left behind by the mother Veloraptor. What does the cracked... Read more…

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Year 4 learning has an exotic theme!

In Year 4, our first theme this year is 'Gregory Cool'. It is based on a book by author Caroline Binch about a young boy who goes to stay with his grandparents in Tobago. Across all areas of the curriculum, we will be learning about the various aspects of life in the Caribbean. As an exciting... Read more…

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Something roarrr-some has landed in Searcher’s Class

Year 1 boys and girls find themselves on edge at a sudden arrival of a mysterious egg in their Secret Cave…….many questions are being asked by all onlookers. Hmmm I wonder who ‘saur’ the egg ‘stomp’ into the classroom?....Do you think it ‘saur’ us put our bags away? The excitement... Read more…

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Architects…..Engineers and Scientists are all you need in Year 1!

Wow this week has been full of books and learning has rocketed out of this world! Children’s minds were inspired by the professionals who could help build ‘Pick and Mix Planet. Those being Rosie Revere the Engineer, Iggy Peck the Architect and …. the Scientist. The Architects used their tools... Read more…

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Adventurers Dough Disco!

This week the Adventurers have taken part in dough disco. They have been strengthening the muscles in their fingers to help them write. They manipulated the play dough into different shapes using their fingers to the music. It was great... Read more…

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Year 5 Pencil Designs!

The imaginative Voyagers have been making school life more interesting by decorating their own pencils. Here are a couple of examples of their creative... Read more…

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Year 5 have an imaginative start to the Autumn Term!

Year 5 have had a busy start to the new term.  They have been doing some crafts to decorate their folders and pencils, and also have started some oil pastel drawings (abstract art) based on their theme 'Shackleton's Incredible Expedition'. They also played some team-building games including... Read more…

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Year 6 take inspiration from a book!

Year 6 have been reading the book Kensuke's Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo. This story will be the inspiration for some amazing writing and for some work on directions in maths. Year 6 have also been busy making their own papier mache islands based on the contents of the story. What a fantastic start... Read more…

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