Class Blogs

Year 4 – mummy makers!

Year 4 have been continuing learning more about life in Ancient Egypt. In particular, we have been wondering about how the Egyptians made mummies. Before we found out all the gory details, we had a go turning some of the class into mummies! We then found out about the actual […]

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Nursery update

The Nursery children have been settling in well and are getting used to all the routines.  They are generally coming in happily and are ready to start their day with the ‘Early Work’ activities. Please encourage them to choose one of the ‘Early Work’ activities when you drop them off at […]

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Shakespeare Workshop

On Tuesday afternoon Year 6 had a visit from the Young Shakespeare Company to introduce the story of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. We were introduced to the love square between  Demetrius (Alfredo), Hermia (Jess), Lysander (George F) and Helena (Lois) and the trouble that this was causing! Through a range […]

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Eureka moments

They say a week is a long time in politics. They have obviously not considered the school time continuum. For in a school day, an hour can change the whole landscape. Friendships are made and lost and made again. Worlds are discovered. Hopes are raised and dreams are made. In […]

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Year Four Update

This term we are learning about the Sikh religion. This week we found out about how Sikhs welcome babies. We acted out the Sikh baby naming ceremony. In our Egyptian topic, we imagined what it would have been like for Howard Carter when he discovered the treasure in the antechamber […]

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Year 6 and Year 1 Buddies

When Max was appointed as Head Boy one of the ideas that we were really impressed with was his idea of having a buddy system for the younger children. Pleasingly, today saw our first meeting between the Year 6 and Year 1 children. Each child has been assigned a buddy […]

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carrot club…

As part of the lead up to next weeks Harvest Festival we have been looking at the Italian artist Arcimbaldo and his unusual and distinctive portraits using vegetables! Year 5 tried to recreate his unusual style by creating portraits in oil pastel – carrot noses, cabbage ears and cauliflower hair. […]

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Year 1 update- 8.10.18

In Year 1, we have been learning to start our sentences with capital letters. We wrote the capital letter that we use to start our name on a whiteboard and then filled in the gaps using alphabet strips to help us. We created a giant alphabet strip on the carpet. […]

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Year 4 update

Last week was another busy week in Year Four. We looked at artefacts to find out more about what life was like in Ancient Egypt, wrote about the discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb and worked hard to understand column addition.