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Chilly Cobalt

 Cobalt Newsletter                                                                                                                                                              Week beginning 22nd November 2021 It has been a chilly but busy week in Cobalt. From...

Can you solve Cyan’s riddles?

Cyan class have been outside enjoying the autumn sun and all of the beautiful fallen leaves. We have been writing riddles in English inspired by Marcy and the Riddle of the Sphinx. Here are some examples of our work. A I am a queen of colours I blow the wind and make...

Aqua and The Billy Goats Gruff

This week, Aqua class have been retelling the story of The Three Billy Goats Gruff. We have loved acting out the story and we particularly enjoyed pretending to be the troll with eyes as big as watermelons and a nose as long as a carrot! Whilst learning the story, we...

Azure’s Autumnal Activities

Azure's Autumnal Activities Azure Class have been learning about Andy Goldsworthy, the British sculptor. They have watched videos of him discussing his work and they have enjoyed looking at a number of photos of his work. This week we went out onto the field and...

Remembrance Day

As bullets fly, soldiers die, It's time to say goodbye, Poppies grow, in midnight's flow, As bombs fly, soaring through the sky, Graves of slaves, who died in war, Let's have peace, not grief, No war anymore   By Elsie and Millie Cyan Class

Sapphire at work

Sapphire's Newsletter Our 2nd week back had an investigation into how Tutankhamun died.  We had to look at different theories as well as copies of x-rays of his skeleton showing the damage to his body. We used all of this to come up with our own ideas and then...

Turquoise in action

This is what Turquoise have been up to. In RE we were learning about Islam and what it is like to be a Muslim living in Britain today.  We ended with a Q and A session with two experts: Mrs Said and Aaila from Turquoise class.  The children from all the 5/6 classes...

Teal class are a fairy tale!

Teal Class have been busy learning the story of ‘Goldilocks and The Three Bears’. We need to paint a picture of the main characters in this story. We have discussed other stories which include ‘the power of three’ such as ‘The Three Little Pigs’. During outdoor...

Mummifying and Marcy!

Our new term in Royal class We have been enjoying our English.  In English we have been doing Marcy and the Riddle of the Sphinx which is a graphic novel. At the moment in the story Marcy has gone to Egypt to find her Dad and bring him home. Marcy is scared of...

Sky Class – What a lot of learning!

Sky Class Newsletter Written by Seb and Jacob   R.E In R.E, we have been learning about Islam and Muslims. Mrs Saeed came in to talk to us about being a Muslim in Britain today. We have also made Muslim posters and learnt all about Eid. Muslims have to follow the...

Viney Hill – Yr 6 Residential

Viney Hill In the week before half term, 35 year 6 children went to Viney hill. The residential camp lasted 4 days and had 7 activities: crate stacking, abseiling, rock climbing, canoeing, team building, mountain biking, low ropes and archery. Children had 3 places...

Yr 5 report from the frontline

Y5 Newsletter p4c-In p4c we have been talking about if we should be treated equally. Most of us think we should always be treated equally. I agreed with the majority. P.E- P.E was great. We played dodgeball and benchball as a year 5 group. I enjoyed this alot but some...

Reception children get outdoors

The Reception children have made a super start to Outdoor Learning this term. We have been using our senses to learn about nature. We have found conkers and beech nut shells. We have watched the squirrels and the wildlife area resident robin. When the wind blows we...

Cyan Class is busy busy

Busy time in Cyan Class We are really enjoying our Power of Reading book; Marcy and the Riddle of the Sphinx. This week we have become illustrators, interpreting the text from a section of the story. Our role on the wall was of Marcy the main character from the story....

A trip to Avoncroft for Azure

Azure Class had a lovely time visiting Avoncroft Museum of Buildings. They made bricks and learnt about the frog in a brick! They saw lots of buildings and thought carefully about what each building was for and what it was made of. Some of the favourite buildings were...

Aqua class

AQUA CLASS In Aqua class, we have been looking at planting and growing different flowers during our literacy lessons and outdoor play. Whilst outdoor learning, we have been identifying trees and completing team building activities. Amongst other things, we have been...

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