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Midnight get cooking!

We have had a very busy week in Midnight Class. The Year 1 children made their yoghurt and fruit breakfast and the Reception children made fruit salad. Everyone did very well with their cutting skills. Super chopping and slicing. The children enjoyed sitting together...

Turquoise have been out and about this week

Last week we went on a lovely trip to Slimbridge.  we didn't get a photograph of a kingfisher but we did get a picture of us seeing one for the first time! This week we have been learning more about the human circulatory system in science, presenting data in climate...

Sapphire’s recent learning

In Sapphire Class, it has been a busy few weeks. Science We have been looking at parts of a plant and how bees are vital to the pollination process.  We also set up an experiment to see how water travels through the stem. We set up beakers with water and different...

A Royal Review

In Royal class we have done so much this term already that our Year 3/4 production of Alaladdin seems like a very long time ago! In English we have been learning about a book called Where the Wild Things Are and now we are making our own (but better) versions! We...

Pied Piper Poetry Competition

Write a Poem for Pied Piper. We are excited to invite children to write a poem about CARS with an opportunity to recite their poem at the Cars, Trucks & Gardens Show in aid of Pied Piper on June 12th at Highnam Court. Everyone that writes a poem will receive a...

Sky revise and eat doughnuts!

Sky Class Blog By Tilly, Hollie, Jessica, Aaliyah and Lilly  Maths revision                        Maths revision is a thing we do in the run up to a test. It's basically when we learn a new piece of maths and when we finish learning it, we see if we can remember how...

Nursery out and about

Nursery have enjoyed being out and about looking for signs of Spring.  The children have also been using their imaginations when playing with loose parts - lots of lovely, cooperative play.

Teal class like to play in boxes!

Teal Class have been having a fantastic time this week playing imaginatively with boxes! Cardboard boxes, plastic boxes and crates! Our boxes have become things that you might not have expected: green ships, cosy beds, clumpy shoes, hidden dens, busy office spaces,...

Cobalt – rainforests, ravens and revision

Cobalt newsletter In cobalt class this week we have been studying a lot of really fun activities during all the subjects. In this newsletter we will explain all the things that we have been doing.  Maths   Maths we have had a full revision week for the year 6 SATs...

School newsletter School captain edition

School newsletter School captain edition  As we came back to school the school captain jobs were brought back into the curriculum. If you didn’t know, the school captains help around the school. They could show a visitor around, read a book to a younger child or clean...

Cyan drum!

Cyan Class have been having drumming lessons with an external music teacher. At the end of last term they performed to the Reception Year 1 children.  They even wrote their own composition  

Azure visit the church

Azure Class were very busy the week before Easter! They planted sunflower seeds, visited Reverend Coral at Experience Easter at Holy Trinity Church and spent two days learning more about the Jewish way of life. The children learned about Shabbat, the Jewish day of...

Sapphire are on the stage!

Sapphire Class: Production - We finally got to perform to an audience!   For the past 3 months we have all been working hard to put our production of A-la-la-la-la-laddin together. It has not been easy at all. So many of us have been poorly during the term and...

Midnight SuperVegetables and RE

Midnight Class What a busy week. We had a fabulous day on Monday all dressed up as Supertato, the Evil Pea and other super vegetables. We had a great time outside parading around the field and playing games. We enjoyed our game of Supertato Supertato Evil Pea - our...

Turquoise Photo shoot and learning about Humanism

This week we learned about humanism in RE.  We thought about the rules for living that a humanist might use, just like Christians follow the ten commandments.  After comparing Christian and humanist rules for life, we thought of the rules that we each thought...

Signs of Spring in Teal

Teal Class have been out looking for signs of spring! We decided that… The weather gets warmer. Any snow and ice from winter begins to melt The days are longer. Spring is the season when we move our clocks forward by one hour Spring weather can be quite varied Trees...

Down the catwalk with Yr 5/6

Minchinhampton Primary School Upcycled Fashion Show On Friday the 25th of March, Minchinhampton School did an upcycled fashion show. We turned unused clothing into outfits that we all designed, sewed and gave it a new snazzy look. There were a variety of different...

Snap happy with Sky Class

Pinhole cameras  In science we have pinhole cameras. We had some photographic paper which we put in our black pin hole camera  box and stuck it to the back with blue tack. Then we put it on the step ladder  and the other person would take the blue tack off the...

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