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Indigo being exceptional!

Indigo Class have been working exceptionally hard of late and I am very proud of them. We have been practising starting our lessons by showing SHELL (Sitting properly/ Hands in your lap/Eyes on the teacher or board/Listening/ and hopefully therefore Learning)! We have...

Cobalt’s cuddly wabbits

The sock wabbits were really fun to make.  They are really fluffy and cuddly.  Sewing the eyes was challenging – I had to redo one because it was hanging off.  After we made sock wabbits, we can make a sock creature.  These take longer because they have more parts to...

Nursery being busy bees

At Nursery we have been learning all about the life cycle of frogs and have enjoyed several visits to the school pond to see how the tadpoles are developing. We have been developing our physical skills playing and climbing outside and we have enjoyed engaging in lots...

Take these cakes…but remember, don’t stop on the way.

This term Aqua Class have been delving in to our Little Red Riding Hood story.  We have been painting and drawing the characters from the story, making puppets and performing puppet shows. We have also been writing the beginning of the story. In maths we have been...

Bears and Banksy, decimals and division….

Teamwork Makes the Dreamwork! In Cyan class we have been working on teamwork and how it is important to work together. Our teamwork has been reflected in our ‘ecosystems in a bottle’ which we made around the camp fire in outdoor learning. Also while we have learning...

Report from the Frontline

Report from the front line Sapphire Class Every morning we run around the running track to get our minds and bodies ready for the day ahead. We all aim to do at least 5 laps, with some of us managing 10! Our week started off with us learning about decimal numbers in...

Sky Class – Report from the Front Line

Sky Class’s report from the front line. By Sofia Beresford We have all settled back into school really well this week and have been finding out about what we will be learning this summer.  We have enjoyed doing exercise every morning and have played games like Jedi...

Royal Class have had a jam packed week!

Royal Class have had a jam-packed first week back after half term! We were introduced to the graffiti artist Banksy. We know that he was kicked out of school and that he has done lots of graffiti in Bristol but his identity is a secret! Some of us have gone home to be...

World Book Day 2021

In 2021 World Book Day, just like everything else, will be a little different. This year we're celebrating the day with a little less razzmatazz than usual, with a plan to take part in a louder celebration later in the year! There will be several fun activities to...

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 the classroom, using plasticine and...

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...

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