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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...

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...

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