Class Blogs

Slip,slop, slap

Growing up in Australia one is always acutely aware of the sun and the damage it can do. So much so that I grew to hate the sun and longed for colder climes in which to live. An ever present image for Australian children of a certain era is the […]

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Sea, sun and the SeaLife Centre

Year 1 have enjoyed a fabulous day at the Sealife Centre in Southend. We saw some amazing sea creatures, had lunch on the promenade by the sea and collected shells on the beach. As always the children were impeccably behaved, a real credit to our school. A few tired children (and […]

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History in the making and Wonderful Wild Arts

Thank you so much everyone for your amazing contributions to our collection of things from long ago. Your children now share a great appreciation for how difficult simple tasks such as washing and cleaning were to achieve in the days before electricity.They have scrubbed clothes on a wash board and […]

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Art week….progress so far

Yesterday we made sea creatures out of balloons and modroc and today the children have been decorating them. We intend to make the year 1 classroom look like an underwater habitat. Very messy and fun –  so far they are going swimmingly..!

Reception Adventure at Shepreth Wildlife Park

It was like stepping back in time visiting the calm, wooded park with a stream running through. We were met by tiny little prairie dogs diving into their hilltop homes before heading off to visit the many enclosures. Everyone had a great time and all managed to touch a furry […]

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Year 4 – chicken wire creations!

This week, we were lucky to have a workshop where we learnt how to make sculptures using chicken wire. It required a great deal of perseverance but we were all successful in the end! Next week, we are going to finish decorating our sculptures.

Year 4 – Greek Gods

This week, we’ve been learning more about Ancient Greece. We found out about the different powers of the gods, made a fact file about one of the gods, and created Ancient Greek Top Trumps!    

Final day at Kingswood

Twist and shout, the macarrana, the cha-cha slide – just some of the highlights from last nights disco. Something tells me the children were a little tired as they were not dancing with their usual enthusiasm! Team ganes, tool skills and zip wire are today’s activities before we get back […]

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