Archive | October, 2017

We Made It!

What a fantastic six weeks we have all had in Year 1. The children can all feel very proud of themselves for the excellent start they have all made. We’ve just finished another busy week filled with lots of learning: number bonds in maths, story-writing in literacy and observational drawing in art. Here are some more »

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We are a shape!

We have had lots of fun exploring shapes this week in Reception.  Oscar has helped us learn the difference between a square and a rectangle, we have made some pumpkin shapes, worked with loom bands, magnets, lollipop sticks and tiles and made lots of shape models and pictures.  We have also made ourselves into shapes! Fantastic more »

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Year 5 Reporting for Duty!

What a cracking few weeks in literacy we’ve had in Year 5. We’ve been focusing on non-chronological reports after the horrors of our scary story writing (Mr Prior was beginning to have nightmares). Initially, Year 5 began to unpick just what on earth a non-chronological report was. After reading through a report all about space, more »

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Time to Start Scratching!

In Upper Ks2, the main focus is for children to code and programme when it comes to computing. The children therefore ventured down to the ICT Suite in order to try and learn how to create a simple adventure game on Scratch. This required attention to detail, patience and an ability to read and follow a more »

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Year 3 Masterpieces

Today, was the final afternoon for year 3 to create their David Hockney style landscape masterpieces. It was a challenging task: deciding on colours, using fine paintbrushes and lots of resilience, as it didn’t always go to plan. Can you spot Colmers Hill? Well done year 3 on all your hard work, concentration and trying new techniques this more »

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Online Safety

Over the past few weeks, the children have been learning about the importance of being safe online. We’ve discussed how the internet is an amazing tool for people to use. At the click of a button, you can have pages of information at your fingertips, funny cat videos you can enjoy over and over again and even more »

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Hotseating in Year 6

Today we used our history knowledge about evacuees to help with our English lesson. We had volunteers who were ‘hotseated’ to find out how they felt being evacuated during the Second World War. Firstly, the children wrote down open-ended questions, so that they could find out as much information as they could about the evacuee’s more »

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