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The latest from across the school...

Transition – Drama

Today in Year 5 had we had our last transition session for this year and we were lucky enough to experience a drama lesson! We played a number of drama games including: fruit salad, wink murder and follow the leader. We have enjoyed all of our transition sessions this...

Living Eggs – Day Two

Today (unfortunately) there has been no change with our Living Eggs. We would expect this, as it is only day twenty of the chick's development inside of the egg. In preparation for the arrival of our chicks, we have began writing a non - chronological report on the...

Anti – prejudice Workshop

On Monday, Year 5 had two visitors from the Anne Frank Trust. Our visitors were here to teach us about prejudice and how it can impact on how people feel and their self-esteem. We saw video clips which helped us think about: sexism, racism, homophobia, ageism and...

Living Eggs – Day One

Today we received a special delivery in Year 5. Ten fertilised Living Eggs were delivered early in the morning along with an incubator and a breeder box. The eggs are currently on day 19 of their development and we expect they will begin to hatch on day 21...

Comic relief

The children had a fantastic time in Year 4 learning about Comic Relief and planning their own Comic Relief event. They designed new noses, new t-shirts, made information posters and Powerpoints and fundraising ideas.

Y6 learn a new language!

The pupils in Y6 have been thinking about how important communication is and  the importance of learning new languages to talk to other nationalities. During our discussions we mentioned sign language, as Mrs McCall and Miss Hardy both know sign language we have...

How can a teacher climb through a piece of paper ?

This was the challenge set for Y6 pupils today. Could they cut a hole in a small sheet of squared paper (12 x 20)  that would be large enough for Mrs McCall to climb through? After a few attempts Mrs McCall let the pupils in on the secret of how to do it! (If you want...

Red Nose Day

Thank you to everyone for their kind donations towards Comic Relief. Collections from non-uniform day and Red Noses means the school has raised £187 to Comic Relief so far for good causes in this country and abroad.

Zoo Lab

This week Year 5 and Year 6 were lucky enough to receive a visit from Rob and his animals from Zoo Lab. We were excited to have spiders, snakes, rats and cockroaches in the Year 5 classroom for the morning! Rob's animals live at home with him and he is incredibly...

Making music…with cups

As part of our music lessons we have been looking at drumming around the world and learning to keep a beat, whilst playing different notes. We have now begun learning how to play the cups, making different sounds by hitting it off different surfaces. We found it...

Zoolab rainforest animals

On Monday year 4 had a visit from Zoolab, where we were introduced to and even had a hold of some creatures that can be found in the rainforest. We were really brave holding the millipede, cockroach and snake. We learnt about the animals that are found in the...

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