Nursery learn about Rosa Parks

Posted by sbrowne on 31/10/19 at 08:20 AM
As part of our learning for Black History Month Nursery learnt about Rosa Parks. The children were shocked to hear that people used to be segregated by colour or race and were able to talk about this not being right.…

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Nursery learn about Rosa Parks

Year 1 Celebrate Black History Month

Posted by Miss Scott on 30/10/19 at 05:59 PM
To celebrate Black History month, Year 1S had a class discussion about the achievements of Mary Seacole. We learnt about how she is most famous for traveling to the Crimea in 1855 to help care for British soldiers. The children…

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Year 1 Celebrate Black History Month

4L become Greek architects!

Posted by Mrs Lewis on 20/10/19 at 11:14 AM
It was a fun ending to a fantastic first half term as 4L finished making their Greek temples!
The learning curve was steep as children soon discovered that creating 3d dioramas from a design is extremely challenging. The…

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4L become Greek architects!

4L Class Worship

Posted by Mrs Lewis on 20/10/19 at 10:48 AM
The 16th of October was global World Food Day, where the focus is on world food production, wastage and hunger. To conclude 4L’s look at Harvest, we recapped the annual food cycle from planting to supermarket shelf. We discussed the…

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4L Class Worship

4L make English exciting

Posted by Mrs Lewis on 20/10/19 at 10:27 AM
All good writers are able to describe accurately. To promote the increased use of adjectives, similes and prepositions when describing settings or characters, 4L have devised a game.
The children in the blindfolds cannot see the image on…

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4L make English exciting

Shape Hunt

Posted by Mrs Lonsdale on 18/10/19 at 09:16 PM
RL had a busy time going around the school on a shape hunt. The children worked with a partner to find different shapes around the school. Using an iPad they captured their found shapes.
The children found and named…

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Shape Hunt

Drama workshop

Posted by Mrs Lonsdale on 18/10/19 at 09:05 PM
RL had great fun working with a lady from a local drama group who gave them the opportunity to see what the drama class has to offer.
The children acted out different animal movements, had fun making different…

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Drama workshop

Bonjour!

Posted by Miss James on 17/10/19 at 08:56 PM
Class 4J have been putting their French to the test, the first task was being able to identify the correct image, described by the computer. Next they had to use il/elle correctly and their knowledge of colours and body parts…

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Bonjour!

Music lessons Year 4J

Posted by Miss James on 17/10/19 at 08:53 PM
This year the children in Year 4 have begun to learn the decoder in preparation for the summer concert. So far they have learnt the correct way to hold and play a recorder. This week the class also learnt the…

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Music lessons Year 4J

Streetdance Taster

Posted by Miss James on 17/10/19 at 08:45 PM
Children in Year 3 and 4 enjoyed a short street dance lesson thanks to Ghost Troupe Dance Club. The pupils learnt the basic moves and performed their own freestyle, which was very entertaining. All children immensely enjoyed the taster and…

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Streetdance Taster

Measuring in Year 4J

Posted by Miss James on 17/10/19 at 08:35 PM
This term the children tested their measuring skills using a range of tools from a ruler to a Trundle Wheel to measure a range of objects. with their measurements the children are then set the challenge of converting them into…

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Measuring in Year 4J

Story telling in year 5 and 6 English

Posted by Mrs Morgan on 17/10/19 at 01:45 PM
Today the children became story tellers, they practiced their own scripts that they wrote over the past few days and then gathered the other children around a camp fire to listen to their tales….

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Story telling in year 5 and 6 English

Greek Temples

Posted by Miss Mayor on 17/10/19 at 07:21 AM
The construction of Greek temples are underway in 3M! Using shoe boxes, children worked in pairs or in a small group to create a temple for their chosen Greek god or goddess. Take a look at the progress….

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Greek Temples

RB take part in a drama workshop

Posted by Mrs Barry on 16/10/19 at 04:13 PM
This Monday RB were very lucky as we were able to take part in a drama workshop. A company called Drama4All came to work with the reception children for 30 minutes. During this workshop the children were encourage to play…

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RB take part in a drama workshop

Sandwich Making in Nursery

Posted by sbrowne on 15/10/19 at 12:43 PM
As part of our learning related to Harvest the children in Nursery enjoyed making sandwiches. They practised spreading butter onto the bread, chose their filling (cheese or hummus) and then added tomato and lettuce. Some of the children enjoyed eating…

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Sandwich Making in Nursery

Estimating in Class 1B

Posted by Mrs Bradley on 14/10/19 at 02:17 PM
In their Maths work today, Class 1B were learning all about estimating. Some cubes were placed on the floor and the children had to estimate how many where there without counting them - it was very tricky! By the end…

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Estimating in Class 1B

1S become Scientists

Posted by Miss Scott on 13/10/19 at 12:00 PM
In Science, the children have been busy looking at different everyday materials and the different properties they have. This week, we investigated which material would be the best to use for a roof. We tested wood, metal, paper, plastic and…

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1S become Scientists

Harvest celebrations in RL

Posted by Mrs Lonsdale on 11/10/19 at 09:29 PM
RL have had a busy week learning about Harvest time. We have studied the books ‘The little red hen and Rosies walk’.
The children painted corn fields using forks, made hen masks, a hen picture, sequenced images from the…

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Harvest celebrations in RL

5P enjoying writing

Posted by Mrs Morgan on 11/10/19 at 04:22 PM
In English this week the children worked on a story of a Korean boy. They drafted their work on Thursday and wrote it up on the iPads today. Check out how well they were working, all focused on their stories.

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5P enjoying writing

RB celebrate Harvest

Posted by Mrs Barry on 11/10/19 at 03:33 PM
RB had great fun this week making bread and soup to celebrate Harvest Festival. The children helped to peel and cut up carrots, onions and potatoes for the vegetable soup. We also learnt a new song called, Dingle, Dangle Scarecrow…

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RB celebrate Harvest

A BIG harvest thank you

Posted by Mrs Morgan on 10/10/19 at 07:24 PM
Year 5 would like to say a big thank you for all the generous donations that were received for today’s harvest festival. Both classes joined together over the last few days to rehearse for their performance in church today. All…

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A BIG harvest thank you

Harvest in Nursery

Posted by sbrowne on 09/10/19 at 04:12 PM
In the Nursery we have been finding out about Harvest. We have learnt the names of farm animals and we are starting to understand how they give us food. We know that milk comes from cows and eggs from chickens.…

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Harvest in Nursery

4L’s Marvellous Measuring!

Posted by Mrs Lewis on 08/10/19 at 06:02 PM
Maths this week is focussed on measurements and conversions from one unit of measurement to another, by multiplying or dividing. Here are the children selecting appropriate measuring tools to measure their selected items and learning to use them with accuracy.

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4L’s Marvellous Measuring!

2V Investigate Materials!

Posted by Miss Vanos on 08/10/19 at 01:45 PM
This half term, 2V have been exploring the properties of many different materials, including wood, plastic, glass, metal and fabric! We conducted a scientific investigation where we looked at objects made of different materials and tested them to see if…

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2V Investigate Materials!

Ready to Test!

Posted by Mr Lacy on 07/10/19 at 03:30 PM
Class 6 have finished constructing their shelters. Will they be strong enough? On Friday 2kg weights will be dropped on them! We will see if they survive!

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Ready to Test!

Problem solving in Year 5 and 6

Posted by Mrs Little on 07/10/19 at 02:25 PM
On Friday we spent some time recapping decimals and rounding in a game called ‘Dice Decimal Dash’. The aim of the game was to play against a partner and roll dice, making two different decimal values. We then had to…

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Problem solving in Year 5 and 6

Greek Feast

Posted by Miss James on 06/10/19 at 10:41 PM
Class 4J enjoyed a scrumptious Greek Feast including Greek music, olives, feta cheese and much more Ancient Greek foods. Many children tried food, which they had never before eaten but were pleasantly surprised and even said they would like to…

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Greek Feast

Measuring in 1S

Posted by Miss Scott on 06/10/19 at 07:37 PM
This week in Year 1, we have been looking at different ways to measure different objects. We have had a go at many different activities using both standard and non-standard units of measure. The children have taken part in many…

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Measuring in 1S

What a Performance in 1B!

Posted by Mrs Bradley on 06/10/19 at 06:37 PM
This week in their English lessons, Class 1B have been looking at the story of The Three Little Pigs.
As part of their work, the children had to use drama to tell the story.
The children had…

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What a Performance in 1B!

Wining and Dining in 3M

Posted by Miss Mayor on 06/10/19 at 09:44 AM
As part of our Ancient Greece topic, 3M had a Greek feast on Friday! The children loved it and were able to feast on a selection of traditional Greek food such as olives, pitta bread, stuffed vine leaves, feta cheese,…

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Wining and Dining in 3M

4L work on communication and teamwork

Posted by Mrs Lewis on 06/10/19 at 03:30 AM
Team games like hockey are not only fun and great exercise, but an opportunity to teach life skills. We are still lucky enough to have an external sports coach leading hockey lessons. This week he introduced the block, lunge and…

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4L work on communication and teamwork

Fun with food in 4L!

Posted by Mrs Lewis on 06/10/19 at 02:17 AM
The focus of topic lessons this week was Ancient Greek food. It was an exciting week, where children compared modern diets to that of the Ancient Greeks and had the opportunity to watch a traditional Greek dish being prepared before…

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Fun with food in 4L!

4L’s chance to shine!

Posted by Mrs Lewis on 06/10/19 at 01:36 AM
It was 4L’s opportunity to present their best work in the Celebration Assembly. The children read… and also acted with poise and confidence. Well done also, to the children who read the bible reading at church on Thursday.

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4L make ‘Bed rolls’

Posted by Mrs Lewis on 06/10/19 at 12:44 AM
In English, 4L have reached the half way point of ‘The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane’, where Edward has met the homeless character ‘Bull’. In order to learn imperative verbs, the children were required to write instructions on how to…

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4L make ‘Bed rolls’

Bomb Shelter progress in 5P

Posted by Mrs Morgan on 05/10/19 at 01:14 PM
Check out how the bomb shelters are coming along!

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Bomb Shelter progress in 5P

Maths Games in Year 5 & 6

Posted by Mrs Morgan on 05/10/19 at 01:05 PM
Year 5 and 6 children played maths games on Friday to help with their understanding of decimal numbers. The children had to place decimal numbers in order on a spiral, the aim of the game was to get three numbers…

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Phonics in RL

Posted by Mrs Lonsdale on 04/10/19 at 11:03 PM
RL are working very hard on their phonics skills. They have currently learnt the sounds for the letters m, a, s, d.
As well as the sound the children have also learnt the action for the sound and a…

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Phonics in RL

Maths fun in RL

Posted by Mrs Lonsdale on 04/10/19 at 10:37 PM
RL are progressing very well with many areas in maths. We’ve focused on their counting skills, number recognition, number formation, naming 2D shapes, measuring how tall or short towers are and also how long or short snakes are.
The…

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Maths fun in RL

Food Tasting

Posted by Mrs Lonsdale on 04/10/19 at 10:09 PM
In RL this week we were learning about farms. We looked at the different animals found on a farm, what a farmers role is, the different foods animals provide for us and the different noises animals make.
The children…

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Food Tasting

RB have a food tasting lesson!

Posted by Mrs Barry on 04/10/19 at 04:10 PM
This week we have been learning about farms. We have talked about the different jobs of a farmer and the different animals that you might see on a farm. The children also enjoyed singing different versions of Old MacDonald had…

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RB have a food tasting lesson!

RB use lolly sticks to make their own 2d shapes

Posted by Mrs Barry on 04/10/19 at 03:37 PM
This week we have been learning the names of some 2d shapes. The children used coloured lolly sticks to make their own shapes. The children were very good at recognising and naming the 2d shapes and they enjoy making some…

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RB use lolly sticks to make their own 2d shapes

Year 2 Problem Solving

Posted by Mrs Little on 04/10/19 at 03:13 PM
In our Maths group this week we have been exploring money and how to make different amounts of money with various coins. Money can be a tricky unit to work with but I was is impressed with how well the…

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Year 2 Problem Solving

Ready for the Blitz!

Posted by Mr Johnston on 04/10/19 at 02:41 PM
In 5J, we are busy making our bomb shelters as part of our ‘Children in the War’ topic. We designed them to strict dimensions, thinking carefully about how to join the component parts together so that the structure is as…

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Ready for the Blitz!

How far??

Posted by Mr Johnston on 04/10/19 at 02:35 PM
Using fruit to represent the planets, 5J went to the park to investigate the relative sizes and distances of the planets from the sun - starting with a pea sized Mercury (57 million kilometres). If you look carefully, you can…

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How far??

5J Gamers!

Posted by Mr Johnston on 04/10/19 at 02:30 PM
In coding, 5J have been learning how to use our knowledge of angles to give instructions that control the speed and direction of an object on screen. As we develop this skill further, we hope to create our own game…

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5J Gamers!

Bombs Away!

Posted by Mrs Morgan on 03/10/19 at 02:35 PM
5P are doing a great job of making their bomb shelters - they are really starting to take shape. Check back to see the finished products soon!

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Bombs Away!

3R Perform Perfectly

Posted by Mrs Riley on 03/10/19 at 11:55 AM
Today, 3R performed the story of ‘The White Rat’ to Reception L. The children have been reading a selection of stories from around the world and have been learning to identify the main points in a story. In groups they…

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3R Perform Perfectly

Years 3 and 4 cook up a storm

Posted by Mrs Riley on 02/10/19 at 09:52 PM
This afternoon Years 3 and 4 joined together to learn about Greek food and to make two well known Greek dishes. We welcomed Emilia, Miss James’ neighbour, who told us some fascinating facts about Greek cheese, bread and vegetables. She…

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Years 3 and 4 cook up a storm

Making Shelters

Posted by Mr Lacy on 02/10/19 at 12:36 PM
Class 6 have been busy making model shelters. They have used DT equipment to construct frames, and have been thinking about how to re-enforce the roof space. Hopefully they will be strong enough!

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Making Shelters
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