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A hat for the Queen

After designing their hats for the Queen, today Class One began making them.  Using a range of materials they have been constructing their fabulous creations.  The brief was a hat for the Queen to wear in windy weather  - they discovered this was a problem for Her Majesty after reading "The…

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Posted by Mrs Barrett on 13 November 2018

Category: Year 1


How to Wash a Woolly Mammoth

This half term children are learning all about the Stone Age, with a focus on safety and protection.  We have begun our topic by reading the book, How to Wash a Woolly Mammoth.  The book is a hilarious instruction manual for how to clean your pet mammoth.  We began our topic by discussing how…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 10 November 2018

Category: Year 3

Tags: Class 3


Great Homework Year 3!

Mrs Howard and Miss Eales would like to say a huge thank you to children in Year 3 for a tremendous effort with the last Learning Log challenge that was set for them!  We really enjoyed sharing the work that children had been doing at home and everybody learnt a lot from each other. Well done…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 10 November 2018

Category: Year 3


Making maths practical

Throughout this term the children in Class 3 have been getting to grips with formal methods for addition and subtraction.  Children have been impressing Mrs Howard and Miss Eales with their resilient approach to their new learning.  Using practical equipment to model the principles of column…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 10 November 2018

Category: Year 3


Year 3 No Pens Day

On No Pens Wednesday, Year 3 enjoyed participating in a range of activities to develop speaking and listening skills.  Children used a range of resources to work on maths, English and art activities.  

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 10 November 2018

Category: Year 3

Tags: Class 3


Poppy Art in Class 3

On Friday children learnt about the importance of Armistice Day and shared ideas about remembrance.  Children read the poem, In Flanders Field, and discussed how the image of the poppy is used widely to remember sacrifices made by others.   Children used glue and pastel to create art work…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 9 November 2018

Category: Year 3

Tags: Class 3


Making Poppies in Class R

The children listened to a story called 'Where the Poppies Now Grow' and we talked about why the poppy is special at this time of year.

Then all of the children chose to decorate their own poppy using lots of different materials, they took great pride in their work and we think they look…

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Posted by Mrs Pelc on 9 November 2018

Category: Reception Class

Tags: Reception


Making Poppies in Class R

The children listened to a story called 'Where the Poppies Now Grow' and we talked about why the poppy is special at this time of year.

Then all of the children chose to decorate their own poppy using lots of different materials, they took great pride in their work and we think they look…

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Posted by Mrs Pelc on 9 November 2018

Category: Reception Class

Tags: Reception


Blast Off to the Moon

This week we introduced our new topic to the children - Neil Armstrong and the moon landing.  We began by blasting off to space ourselves - we watched Apollo 11 take off before getting into our take off positions and counting down to our own launch.  The class one astronauts then practised walking…

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Posted by Mrs Barrett on 9 November 2018

Category: Year 1


Celebrating Diwali

Reception Class have had lots of fun learning about Diwali this week. We have been making some fantastic firework pictures using glue and glitter and we looked at some Diva pots that were brought into school and the children enjoyed seeing them lit up, we then made our own out of clay and…

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Posted by Mrs Pelc on 9 November 2018

Category: Reception Class

Tags: Reception


A letter from the Queen

Class One were thrilled to receive a reply from the Queen today!   The children were so excited when the envelope arrived with our register this afternoon, addressed to "The Children in Class One".  We opened it really carefully and read a lovely letter from one of the Queen's Ladies in Waiting,…

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Posted by Mrs Barrett on 9 November 2018

Category: Year 1


First Week Back

Class 5 have had a successful first week back to school and we're hoping their hard work and high efforts will continue throughout the half term.

Here's a few things we have learnt this week:

  • How to use co-ordinating and subordinating conjunctions correctly (with help from our new…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 9 November 2018

Category: Year 5

Tags: Class 5