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Moonscapes

Curriculum Exemplar                 Science Moonscapes                Year 3/4                 Autumn 21 Instead of simply studying shadows on earth, our Year 3/4 pupils studied shadows on the Moon's surface, forming around a crater. They reproduced these shadows in...

Aztec Experience

Curriculum exemplar                   History Aztec Experience                    Year 5/6              Autumn 2020 We cover the National Curriculum. ‘The National Curriculum provides pupils with an introduction to the essential knowledge they need to be educated...

Star Gazing

Curriculum Exemplar:                  Science & English Star Gazing      Year 5/6         Spring 2021 We want to bring the children’s learning to life with real life experiences and through meeting experts. We want to give them the opportunity to respond to new...

Curriculum Exemplar: English

Using Rich Texts About Dragons                          Year 3/4                         January 2021 One of the easiest and most natural ways to learn is through stories. There are so many beautifully written and illustrated children's books out there and each of...

Children’s Mental Health Week

  Children's Mental Health week is taking place on 1-7 February 2021 and this year's theme is Express Yourself. Their website: https://www.childrensmentalhealthweek.org.uk is full of information and activities to support children and encourage discussions about...

Read Gloucestershire Launch

  On Friday 29th January 2021, Read for Good are launching READ Gloucestershire!  To mark this momentous day, they have arranged a selection of events for all families whether at school or home learning.   From 10-11am The hilarious Sam Copeland’s new...

White Rose Maths Resources for Home Learning

White Rose Maths have yet again come to the rescue of parents trying to support their children at home with maths.  They have provided videos to help parents and workbooks for children to support their online learning.  The best part... it's all for free on their...

Our Christmas Video

Christmas 2020 featuring Father Howard and with performances from Aqua, Midnight, Teal, Indigo and Azure Classes. Merry Christmas everyone. https://youtu.be/MKefg2CbsP0

Contact tracing in the holidays

Dear Parents/Carers, Ref: Contact tracing in the holidays We have been notified that a 6 day window has been identified after the final day of teaching in which schools should remain contactable so that they can assist with contact tracing. With this in mind, please...

Midnight

We have enjoyed our Power of Reading unit using the book Beware of the Crocodile. We have found out many facts about crocodiles. We have drawn and painted crocodiles. We also made crocodiles out of scrap outside. We have been painting robins to go on our Christmas...

Sapphire

It's been a busy few days in Sapphire Class this week. We started the week with making and testing our Viking long ships. There were varied results, with some of them floating and sailing perfectly and others capsizing the minute they hit the water! We realised that...

Turquoise Class

Turquoise learning this week, written and photographed by Seb (year 5) and Iris (year 6). Antarctica Day Poster As part of our geography, English and art, in November the children designed flags for Antarctica to celebrate Antarctica Day “in the interests of all...

CLiPPA 2020 Shadowing Scheme Winners!

In November 2020 pupils across the school were furiously practicing, learning their lines and getting ready to record their poetry performances for the National CLiPPA Poetry Shadowing Competition.  We were thrilled when they announced that one of the Cyan class...

Teal Class

Teal Class have had a fabulous time making Christmas tree cards. Everyone has been practising their scissor skills this week. Y1 have made super collages all about themselves, their families, likes and dislikes.   We have been reading 'Beware of the Crocodile'....

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