Articles by: Mrs Thomas

Balloon rockets

We have had a good start to the week in year 1 so far. This afternoon we worked in groups on our science experiments and made balloon rockets that flew along zip wires. If you have a rainy weekend at home and want to make them you’ll need: balloons, string, straws, […]

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Help raise FREE money!

Has the Autumn weather made you think of booking a summer holiday? Have you started that early online Christmas shopping? Register online at Then just remember to click to make a donation every time you shop and make money for our school at no cost to you! Free […]

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Year 1 Update

Another lovely start to the week in Year 1. In maths this week we have been identifying 2D shapes and making knights shields that have lines of symmetry. If children find any interesting objects or pictures at home that show symmetry then they are welcome to bring them in to […]

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Year 1 Snacks

There were a few questions yesterday about snacks so hopefully the following will make it clearer… Children are given a free fruit snack – raisins, apples,pears etc. to have during the day, however you may also wish to provide them with an additional fruit snack (not biscuits etc) for break […]

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Year 1 Welcome

Mr Price and I hope you have had brilliant holidays and are ready to start year 1 on Monday refreshed and ready for an exciting new school year. Just a quick message to say that children will be doing PE (gymnastics) on a Tuesday and will need PE kit in […]

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A big thank you!

Thank you all very much for my lovely gifts and generous voucher. What a treat! It was extremely kind and much appreciated. I am always losing pens, so this posh one will come in very handy and I can use the box for my specs. I will wear my TShirt […]

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The start of science week in year 1…

We have had a busy start to science week. Yesterday we went on a scavenger hunt around the grounds and collected things to create an art strip of exciting nature. Then we went on a tree identifying hunt and collected leaves – we identified deciduous and evergreen trees and what […]

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Just a reminder that there is no Forest School in Year 1 on Friday as Mr Price is away on School Journey. Thank you

Super Science

Year 1 enjoyed some Superhero Science this afternoon. We made a Flying Superhero out of a balloon and created a Super Fizz Fountain by dropping Mentos sweets into cola to create a super sticky explosion!    

Year 1 spellings

Hope you all had a lovely Easter break. The children have come back refreshed and looking forward to a lovely Summer Term. In the book bags today you will find a green booklet with a list of spellings. These are high frequency words that the children will need to spell […]

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