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Chris Connaughton – Year 5 and 6

On Thursday, year 5 and 6 were fortunate enough to take part in a workshop with author Chris Connaughton. The focus of our workshop was Victorian ghost stories and Chris had us hanging on his every word. Following on from the workshop, year 5 are going to be focusing...

Kingswood Residential – Year 5

On Monday 15th May, the year five class was lucky enough to have a life-changing moment in the form of the Kingswood Residential. Everyone was overjoyed to hear the news when our class teacher, Miss Bell, told everyone that we would be going. First of all, we went...

Mad About Minibeasts!

Reception have thoroughly enjoyed learning all about minibeasts! They have conducted their own minibeast hunt, paying particular attention to the environments the creatures live in.              The difference in these habitats inspired our creativity and as a class...

Fractions fun

This week in Year 4 we have been using everything we have learnt in maths about fractions over the past 2 weeks to design and create our own fractions games. We have made snap, pairs, board games, spinners and memory challenges. We all agree the most fun part was...

Congratulations to Year 6

A huge congratulations to all of the pupils in Year 6, who have finally finished their SATs this morning. They have worked so hard throughout this week, maintaining a positive attitude and perseverance. They really are a credit to the school and all parents and...

Year 4 Running Wild

On Thursday Year 4 visited the very grand Theatre Royal to watch Michael Morpurgo's Running Wild. We had read this book in class but left out the ending so we would be surprised. The puppets were amazing, with the elephant looking incredibly real. We all enjoyed the...

Ancient Greek Music – Year 5

In our music sessions, we have been looking at the types of musical instruments  that The Ancient Greeks would have played and compared them to the instruments we use today. This week we looked at a piece originally played on an instrument called a lyre and we have...

Ancient Greek Workshop – Year 5

On Monday, the children in Year 5 were lucky enough to receive a visit from Paddy. Paddy works for Durham University delivering outreach workshops in primary schools and he came to work with us on our latest topic, The Ancient Greeks. During the morning, we spent some...

5 Very Hungry Caterpillars

Nursery have received some very special visitors - 5 hungry caterpillars. We have read the story of The Very Hungry Caterpillar and will examine our caterpillars every day hoping that they will soon spin their cocoons and turn in to...

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