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Year 5 go healthy!

This term, Year 5 have been learning all about living a healthy life. We investigated different ways to keep our bodies healthy- from investigating vitamins, minerals and food groups to understanding the role our organs, muscles and joints have within our body. We’ve also studied different ways to keep our […]

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Year 3 – The day of the Triffids!

Year 3 are turning into budding horticulturists! After receiving a letter from Mr Price, who was having trouble growing his tomato plants, we studied plant growth in order to be able to give him some advice! This generated much enthusiasm and discussion. We planned and carried out our own investigations, looked at […]

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An ode to an ode…

People of Year 4, This week we have been examining the genre of ode and insult poetry. We read a few examples and discussed the features. Here’s a taste. Tacos Oh tacos, oh tacos I love you, you see… But I wonder why you don’t love me? Oh tacos, oh […]

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Nursery Update

This week we have been doing some measuring in maths, including measuring ourselves and talking about how we all grow at different rates. We have been listening for initial sounds and learning about alliteration in our phonics sessions, please encourage your children to do this at home too. We enjoyed […]

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Reception update

It’s been a very busy time in Reception since our return from the Easter holidays. The children planned and created a rain-forest jungle, selecting appropriate animals to live there. As jungle visitors they built their own campsite and this week have turned into scientists counting, measuring and documenting what the […]

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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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