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Year 5 and the Terrible Tudors

Year 5 went on a trip this morning to Norwich Theatre Royal to watch The Terrible Tudors Horrible Histories. Much to our surprise, the second half was 3d! They loved it.      ... Read more…

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Reception’s Butterfly Release

Reception were very lucky when Logan brought in some butterfly he had hatched at home. He told the children how they had changed through the life-cycle from eggs, to caterpillars, to chrysalis to butterfly. We released them and watched them fly to their new home.  ... Read more…

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Herman Vs Herman football match

Some of this season's successful football team wanted to give their classmates the opportunity to play in the school kit; so set up an after school match. They took on roles of managers and even refereed the game. After a close and tightly fought game, the match finished 1-1.  ... Read more…

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Share a Story week – Pirate Day

To celebrate the start of 'Share a Story' week, the whole academy dressed as pirates! We learned about Treasure Island; with a special performance from an exceptional theatre group, enjoyed greatly by everyone! We're told they had to come by by caaaaaaaaargh, because they'd come from faaaaaaargh... Read more…

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Year 6’s Post SATS Party Day

On Friday, Year 6 had a 'party day' to celebrate the end of SATS. Party games were played, prizes were won and lots of dancing took place. We hope Year 6 enjoyed the relaxing end to a very busy week!  ... Read more…

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Year 2 Visit How Hill

On Thursday 9th May Year 2 enjoyed a trip to How Hill. The children (and adults) had a fantastic time exploring habitats and getting engaged with nature. We started the day looking at the water habitat with dyke dipping, being very careful not to fall in! With the use of nets and trays we... Read more…

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Little Learners Fun in the Sun

This week in Little Learners Nursery we have been making the most of the lovely sunshine and having our snack outside all together. The children have been very helpful collecting the fruit, picnic blanket and milk and taking it outside.  We also have discussed where we should put our litter... Read more…

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Year 3 Storm Norwich Castle

On Tuesday Year 3 visited Norwich Castle as part of their continuing topic 'The Romans'.... Read more…

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Year 6 Complete SATS

Today our fantastic year 6 completed their last SATS paper and celebrated with an inter house rounders tournament and icecream! We are very proud of the whole year group and we are sure that they will be successful.  ... Read more…

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Year 1’s Secret Cave Discovery

We had an exciting discovery in the Year 1 Secret Cave! Toothless the Night Fury Dragon came to visit us! Toothless is a character from the book 'How to Train Your Dragon' by Cressida Cowell and we looked at the relationship between Hiccup and his father. We wrote letters from Hiccup to his dad... Read more…

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Nursery World Magazine

  Year 1 have had a three page feature in the April edition of Nursery World magazine! The article looks at how we have implemented more of an early years approach to learning in Year 1 this year and the positive outcomes we have had as a result of the changes. If you would like to have... Read more…

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Little Learners crack computing

This week in Little Learners Nursery we have been practicing our ICT skills on the school tablets. We played colouring, puzzles and shape games. We practiced pressing the correct buttons to turn the tablets on and off and play the games. We all waited so patiently until it was our turn... Read more…

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Year 3 Discover the Force(s)

In Science this week, year 3 have been learning about forces. During a rare moment of sunshine they made it outside to test the friction of different surfaces.  ... Read more…

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Voyagers make weather stations

Year 5 have been making weather stations to enable them to track changes in the weather; like rain fall and wind direction.  ... Read more…

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Little Learners slimy time

We have been practicing our counting in Little Learners Nursery.  We took it in turns to  roll a dice to see how many dinosaurs we needed to pick out of gooey slime! We rescued them using tweezers. We counted them very carefully one at a time.... Read more…

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Reception make pizza!

In Reception we have been learning about fractions. We made a pizza and cut the ingredients into half or quarters. We cut the pizza into half then into quarters too! What fun maths learning!  ... Read more…

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Year 2 Spelling Tips

These are the spelling rules for Year 2. There are a lot but we have taught them throughout the year! We do not know which spellings will be included in the tests this year but they will include words which follow these patterns. For those who asked us how to help their child with spellings,... Read more…

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Football Final

In the final of the County Championships Ormiston Herman came up against their toughest opposition to date. Martham played exceptionally well and took a 3-0 lead. As a true reflection of the spirit of this team and their amazing season they kept battling and managed to score a consolation goal in... Read more…

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Year 4 Norfolk Broads Boat Trip

Year 4 have been studying the Norfolk Broads As part of their topic work, the children had the opportunity to experience them first hand with a boat trip and nature trail. We left Wroxham on the Belle of the Broads and traveled across Salhouse and Wroxham Broads, before stopping at Hoveton Broad to... Read more…

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Defib – We did it!

We recently set out to raise enough money to have a defribilator in the academy. To celebrate our success we held a whole school assembly with special guests; Emma Harris and Hayley Wood who have been instrumental in the fund raising for this life saving piece of equipment.  ... Read more…

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Year 5 Creativity Day at UEA.

  Year 5 went on a school trip on Thursday 25th April to the UEA for a creative day. They met an artist at the Sainsbury Centre who got the children to sketch before taking them for a look around the museum. We then went on to do some printing using wooden blocks and ink. In the afternoon... Read more…

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Unesco World Book Day in Year 5

Last week we celebrated Unesco World Book Day. The children in Year 5 wrote some poems about the 'Dragon Song', they also did some art work of Dragon eyes using pastels.  ... Read more…

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Reception’s Castle Day

Reception had a special 'castle' theme day where they came to school dressed as kings, queens, princes, princesses, knights and dragons. We made beautiful crowns, and followed instructions how to make a sandwich. In the afternoon we had a medieval banquet with the food the children prepared. There... Read more…

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Year 3 make Roman Roads

As part of our Year 3 topic; Romans, we made Roman Roads out of chocolate. Later this week we will be using our experience to create a set of instructions so that you can make one for yourself!... Read more…

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Last Chance for Lego

The Lego Education Competition is coming to a close at the end of the week. Don't forget to collect your tokens, and be sure to get the bonus tokens on May 3rd! LEGO Time to Count Up... Read more…

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