Archive | September, 2017

Star Learner Assembly

There was much excitement in assembly today as we unveiled a new certificate. Designed to help us explain to children about coping with challenging maths – it was called the ‘Resilience In Maths’ Award. The certificate looks like this: and these are the children who are the first recipients of this new award: We also more »

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Phonics and Pizza!

What a week in Reception this week!  We have learnt 4 new sounds: s, a, t and p.  All of this in good time for our visit to Pizza Express.  Reception have listened well, shown resilience in their learning and had lots of fun, what superstars.  I hope you have enjoyed eating your pizzas, they more »

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What a Creative Bunch!

We’ve had another lovely week in Year 1. One of my favourite parts was our first art lesson on Tuesday afternoon in which the children experimented with the effects pencils can achieve. I hope the children had as much fun as me. Later on in the week, we began to think about the harvest festival more »

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Portal Stories

Hi. Isla and Josh here. We’re this week’s reporters from Year 3. All this week we’ve been writing our own portal stories that are similar to Elf Road. It’s been ‘Out of this World!’ We’ve tried to include: amazing adjectives, prepositional phrases, similes, sentences with more than 1 clause in, fronted adverbials, the rule of more »

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Clickety-Clack

In addition to the soothing sound of strummed ukuleles, the click-clack of typewriters can now be heard in Year 4 where children have been using these often neglected machines to sharpen their creative writing skills.  With only two typewriters to share, children have been volunteering to give up lunch and play times in order to more »

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Netball League

On Thursday 28th September, 6 children participated in the first netball league match of the season. After only one training session with Mrs Minter, it was asking a lot for them to play their full fluent game. It was so impressive to see the reciprocity and resilience on show from ALL of our pupils. Despite more »

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We all had fun at COME AND RUN!

Despite the rather miserable looking sky and the soaking wet floor, we didn’t let that stop us! Today the children aimed to do 10 laps of our carefully mapped out course in order to run a mile before school had even started. It was amazing to see so many children across the school taking part more »

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Lost in the Woods

The children in Class Two have been helping Hansel and Gretel find their way out of the woods using maps and directional language. They have also been working reciprocally to direct their partner around a course of objects in PE. Have a look at the photos below. Here they are programming the Beebots to find more »

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