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Year 6 Leavers : A Celebration

Year 6: Class of 21 We think of Hazel as hugely original Can we just say-- what an extraordinary first book Imogen is an empathy sponge We think of her beautiful singing in Cyan class toilet We think of Ben as philosophical We all say ‘Yes- Lord Yoga.’ When we think...

Star Warts and District Sports

Our Year 5/6 production, Star Warts, was a success! With Daft Ada and her crew saving the universe from the umpire and his racketeers! Performing it was really fun because we were involved a lot on stage! We were Racketeers: Borg and Becker. We performed it to all the...

Indigo class are so sparky!

Indigo Class has been learning hockey skills on a Monday afternoon. The children have been practising holding their sticks correctly, leading their ball accurately around an obstacle course and even passing the ball to each other AND trying to gain possession of it!...

Summer Reading Challenge 2021

Wild World Heroes Join the Wild World Heroes for a summer of reading fun! Available online and in public libraries from now until September, the challenge provides fun, reading for pleasure activities for all abilities and helps prevent the summer reading dip during...

Aqua class playing and learning

This week in Aqua Class the children have been playing and learning. We have been choosing to write letters and cards to each other and have done some super duper learning. They have played maths games to practice their skills and have been exploring with water and...

Cyan class

  In English, we have been writing a story about plastic. We had the option of making the story with portals or you could make it realistic. We also made poems about the Smoky Mountain Garbage Dump in the Phillipines and how people are making a living there. In...

Yr 2 buzzzzzzing about

Azure class have been busy being trainee Year 3s for the last couple of weeks! They have worked very hard to write very neatly and to think about what they are writing carefully. They have rightfully been very proud of their efforts! They have also made fantastic Bee...

Midnight – Sports day and a home-made beach

We had our fruit and milk sitting on our beach beside our lighthouse. We could hear the sound of the waves crashing onto the beach. It sounded lovely. We all like going to the beach to dig and rock pool and swim. We made the lighthouse out of plastic soap containers....

Turquoise Class – Star Warts and the Lindy Hop

We've mostly been rehearsing our musical Star Warts - see picture of Ben (Lord yoda) and Cora (R-U-1-2). We've also been learning more about WW2: better equality for women and rationing (see the picture of some pupils measuring quantities in pounds and ounces for WW2...

Sapphire class have plenty to tell you about

What a week it has been. We started off with Y3/4 Sports Day on Monday morning. We were lucky that the weather stayed dry and didn't rain the event off. The first part of the morning involved us being put into teams. There were 10 in total and we had to compete...

PRIDE

Last week one of our Year 6 pupils gave a brilliant assembly for Year 5/6 about 'Pride' month and has promised to do another one soon. This piece of writing by her covers some of the same ground she covered in the assembly. Pride Pride means to be proud of who you...

Letters against plastic use

Learning Exemplar: Year 3/4 : Plastics topic: Science and English:  Summer 21 We are looking for 'botheredness' from our pupils. For the sake of good learning as much as anything else but also for the sake of nurturing young people who will grow up confident to speak...

Teal class and their art gallery

Teal Class have had a very busy week learning about Claude from 'Claude in the City'. They had lots of fun turning the classroom into an art gallery. The Reception children painted self-portraits and the Year 1 children painted landscapes. The children made lots of...

T-shirt bags, Matter and Time in Royal class

Another busy week in Royal class! In science, we are learning all about states of matter. The three states of mater are solid, liquid and gas. So far we have learned about solids and liquids. An example of a solid is sand and an example of a liquid is pineapple juice....

A one of a kind, incredible experience in Sky class!

This week in Sky Class, our experience has been one of a kind, as we’ve been learning about some incredible stuff! We have certainly learnt and enjoyed a lot this week, and had a great deal of fun whilst we're at it. For our morning exercise we have been learning the...

Something in the ether

Creativity How often have I said how much I love working in this school? As I say in my Welcome Message on the website, ‘it is because something really quite special exists in the ether in and around this village and the school can’t help but be swept up in it.’ It is...

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