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Splash!

Well, here it is, Another sequence of weeks in which clothes disappear, shoes vanish and accusations of sock theft inundate the space. Yes, it is swimming lesson time. Frolics in the water, Mexican waves on the coach and constant anxiety from staff. I never again want to chase after a […]

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Spring update

Spring update! It is already the last week of term and we have a very busy week planned! It is Arts week and our theme is ‘Once upon a time’!  This fits in well with the Traditional Tales that we have been reading this term and the story of the […]

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Wind in Year One!

This week, as well as continuing with our work on ‘Traditional Tales’, we are going to be thinking about ‘Wind!’ and not the kind that comes from high fibre foods! Mrs Arnold and I attended a conference at the weekend, which focused on asking deep questions that really extend and […]

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Once upon a time…

Once upon a time…. in Reception class, there were many marvelous children who this week, amazed all the teachers across the land, by writing the most fabulous instructions about how to build a house. For this work they received a royal reward as class of the week with many marbles […]

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New Year’s Greetings

Salutations and new year jollity to the people of year 4. I must admit that the celebrations marking yet another year passing feels like an eternity ago. Firstly, I would like to thank all of you for your thoughtful Christmas gifts. I enjoy looking at the cards and feeling the […]

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Happy holidays!

It has been a very busy few weeks in nursery, with lots of hard work put into learning songs and dances for the Nativity production! We hope you all enjoyed watching the performance last week, we were very proud of them all! The children have also been having fun engaging […]

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The Christmas Nativity and more

Christmas is coming. Woohoo! What a special time of year in Early Years. Thank you to each and everyone for supporting your children, helping them learn their lines and cleaning their costumes. Weren’t they fabulous throughout the Nativity performance? Not one tear and everyone took part. Also a huge thank […]

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Marshmallows and microbes

People of year 4, The English language is full of confusion. On this screen there is an instruction telling me to move to bin and then publish. Things aren’t that bad yet, despite global events.  I have been in airplane toilets that command me to depress a pedal. No amount […]

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Autumn walks and exciting discoveries

Last week we learned how to write our own story based on the ‘Bear Hunt’ and this week some children have independently gone off to write their own stories. Ella is off on a ‘Fish Hunt’ and Elodie has written about a ‘Jelly-fish Hunt’.      What a wonderful day we have […]

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