Archive | April, 2017

Gardening News 26 April

Following a very dry period, the ground is like concrete in places, making it almost impossible to dig out weeds. However, there were plenty of other tasks to do. First of all, the tomato seedlings needed ‘pricking’ out, and were planted on. Next the potatoes were ‘earthed up’, whereby soil is dragged up around the potato more »

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Watch Out – Wild Things About!

      This morning, the brave children of Year 1 decided to go on a Wild Thing hunt in the woodland area after reading a newspaper article that told us about strange evidence of strange creatures left at ‘a local school in Weymouth.’ Could the school in question be ours, we wondered? It certainly more »

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A day I’ll never forget!

It was just an ordinary day. I arrived at school as usual wondering what we were going to be doing today. But something wasn’t quite right. The classroom window blinds were all down, no entry tape was on the doors, and Mr Beckingham hurried us into the hall. It turned out that something strange had more »

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Summer Term has Arrived

Summer term has arrived and, with it, a brand new topic all based on the book Where the Wild Things Are. We’ve been busy transforming our classroom into a jungle with giant leaves and colourful snakes. Year 1 are certainly a very creative bunch who love doing anything arty. Have a look at the fabulous designs on more »

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Gardening News 5th April

Today was the final Gardening Club of this term – hasn’t it gone quickly! The sun was shining and it was very warm. The children insisted on hunting wildlife having devoured sakes following the book sale. They were not disappointed. The first find was the trusty toad; the children knew exactly where to find it. more »

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Choir at the Pavilion

WOW. You stars in the choir. Well done. We went ‘Downtown’ to the Pavilion and put on the performance of a lifetime.  It was like ‘Walkin’ on Sunshine‘. What a show. You all showed your ‘True Colours’ and were all awesome. I felt like I wanted to go ‘Dancing in the Street’. We never ‘Stopped more »

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