Monthly Archives: February 2019

Nursery’s week of maths and dancing!

This week, Nursery enjoyed some maths themed stay and play sessions with their parents. Also, they have been learning about Cinderella and watched the ball scene from the movie. They then did some ballroom dancing with partners.  The children enjoyed twirling each other around and swaying to the... Read more…

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Doctor DNA the Mad Scientist!

 Today Year 4 took part in a very special workshop. The children passed static electricity through their bodies to give each other electric shocks. They also discovered how lightning is created as well as becoming a human light switch using a plasma ball. Doctor DNA made burning bogies with the... Read more…

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Important Information

This challenge has recently surfaced again. It has come to the attention of children across the UK. It is linked with apps like Facebook, Whatsapp, Youtube and even Youtube Kids. Please read. The Momo Challenge a factsheet for parents: What it is Coined the “suicide challenge”, Momo is... Read more…

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Erupting Volcanoes!

Yesterday, Year 3 made their volcanoes erupt. They looked absolutely... Read more…

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We’ve found the golden ticket!!

What an exciting way to start a new topic this half-term! In the Secret Cave a very special tray was left with a message from Mr Willy Wonka’s factory! Everyone was given a golden ticket within their chocolate bar! We were all... Read more…

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Maths morning!

Today, all parents were invited in to participate in a maths morning alongside their child. We were overwhelmed by the parental response to the event and we have already received some really positive feedback from some parents that attended saying how much they enjoyed it and how they are already... Read more…

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Year 3 make volcanoes!

Yr 3 have been making volcanoes today as part of their new theme 'The Romans'. This is also linked to their new book 'Escape From Pompeii'. It sounds like Year 3 have got some exciting learning ahead of... Read more…

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A very big Year 1 thank you!

Thank you all for your continued support with home school learning this half-term! The children couldn’t continue their learning journey without us all working together. Have a lovely... Read more…

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African workshop for year 2

Yesterday, Matthew and Anna Price visited when they came to talk to the children about when they lived in Uganda. They showed us some photos of the city they lived in and the local village. They also brought in a drum which the children were able to play as well as some traditional clothes to... Read more…

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E-Safety workshops

As part of their learning on E-Safety, all year groups invited parents to come in and take part in some workshops alongside their children. Children were able to share their newly acquired skills and tips for staying safe online with their grown ups in order to ensure everyone makes sensible and... Read more…

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Year 3 French Penpals!

Our Year 3 children are lucky enough to send and receive Penpal letters from a school in France. They were very excited yesterday to open their latest... Read more…

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Lego token collection!

We will be getting involved in this after half term. Please ask your family and friends to collect tokens for us... Read more…

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Year 6 Andersen Shelter project

Year 6 have been making miniature Andersen shelters as part of their WW2 topic. They have created these wonderful gardens in small groups and even have real plants growing on them! Year 6 have thoroughly enjoyed this theme and are very proud of their... Read more…

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Year 1 robot workshop! 

What a lovely turn out this morning. Thank you to all who came to help with our ‘robot workshop’. The children enjoyed their adult coming in to see their... Read more…

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Year 6 VE Day Celebration

A huge thank you to all the Year 6 parents, carers and friends who attended their VE Day celebration this afternoon. All the children looked fantastic in their wartime costumes and they enjoyed sharing their learning about WW2 with their captive audience. Rationed wartime food was even served. All... Read more…

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Reception’s Chinese New Year themed learning

We have had an extremely busy and exciting week this week in Reception, learning about Chinese New Year. We learnt about the customs, such as lanterns and money wallets and the meaning behind these, and we had a go at making our own.  We listened to the story of the Great Race and we have acted... Read more…

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Year 2 make their own masks!

As part of our African learning Year 2 have been busy finding out about traditional African masks. Ellie and Maya both brought in fantastic carved wooden African masks, from this we went on to design our own masks and this week we have started to create them using papier mache. We'll share the... Read more…

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Super Sophia!

Sophia has been extending her learning at home by exploring the world around her. She investigated natural materials that she found and has plans to find out how rocks are made. She has also been reading her own book about "Storm," a swift who travels to Africa and has shared this in... Read more…

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Nursery celebrate Chinese New Year!

To celebrate Chinese New Year we explored the different sounds of musical instruments to a Chinese New Year song.  We thought of what instrument sounds we could use to match to the noise of a Chinese dragon breathing, Chinese crackers banging and children shaking their money bags. The instruments... Read more…

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Super Year 1 readers!

Just like Dr Seuss says……The more that you read, the more things you will know. A super well done to Jesse-Boyi, Kalem, Finley and Melody for READING all the Phase 3 common exception words on the READING RAINBOW and moving up to Phase 4! A super well done to Teddy, Archie, Kyle, Joseph,... Read more…

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Year 1 storytellers!

This week Year 1 shared the traditional tale ‘The Three Little Pigs’. They unpicked the story language looking at meaning and the suffixes ‘est’ and ‘er’ to compare the pig’s houses. The Authors of Year 1 visited our Nursery boys and girls to share their stories they had... Read more…

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