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Year 4 Update

The hot weather has helped us feel like we are indeed in Ancient Greece and I for one am praying to Artemis or Poseidon or someone or other to release us from the punishing heat. Our History Off the Page experience offered learning opportunities that allowed the children to immerse […]

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Another week flying by in Year 6

On Tuesday the children were very excited (and a little nervous) to receive their SATs results. The children should all be proud of their huge achievements; I know I am. The results they received really reflected the effort and dedication that they have put into Year 6 and they should […]

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Year 1 Update

We have had an amazing week in Year One, this week we have continued to look at the work of Monet. However I set them a moral dilemma Monet’s garden is going to be shut down by the council!!! the children came up with amazing plans of how we could […]

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Science week and more in Reception Class

What a fabulous time we had in Reception during science week. The children explored a number of new habitats. They went bug hunting in forest school and kept a tally of the number of insects found. More maths was had measuring the girth of trees using fingers, arms and bodies […]

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Life in Year 2

The craziness of summer has descended on Year 2.  We finished the SATs knowing that this half term would bring fun and a return to the creative curriculum we enjoy, and we have not been disappointed. Last week we threw ourselves into Science Week.  We learnt about different mini-beast habitats; […]

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Year 6 Science Week

This week we have been investigating all things Science. On Monday we started by thinking about how to count all the daisies outside Year 4 before thinking about the pros and cons of our techniques. Our answers ranged from 900 to 3000 depending on where we counted! Year 6 then […]

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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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Year 3 – Aztecs

We have had great fun learning about the Aztecs. We have learnt about life in Aztec times by looking at maps, Aztec codices (Aztec books) and using Google Earth to look at the remains of an Aztec temple. We have found out about: Aztec gods and temples; what life was […]

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Go for Growth Mindset Gold!

People of Year 4, What triumphs! Tears of joy, tears of heartache or tears of hayfever. We seem to be getting all three. It’s a scorcher and the aggression of the Summer sun is upon us. I urge children to bring their hats, creams and to take their hayfever remedies, […]

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Mud, mud, glorious mud!

A belated glimpse of our wonderfully wet and windy visit to the Forest School last Tuesday morning. All ideas of painting wild flowers, building shelters and looking for mini-beasts, went out the window. Instead we embraced the weather and all it threw at us and made the most of the […]

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