Archive | May, 2019

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Happiness in Unit Two

Happiness in Unit Two What an amazing final day before half term. The children all participated in a wide range of activities across the school in their teams (Dragon, Pegasus, Griffin and Phoenix). As each team visited Unit Two, they were in for a treat! First, they were split into two groups and half of more »

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Tri-Golf Competition

Tri-Golf Competition On a scorching hot afternoon, Year 3 set off on the coach to participate in a golfing competition. The competition was about: -Learning new skills -Showing sportsmanship -Improving their knowledge of the sport The children separated into Team A, Team B and Team (you guessed it) C. The children participated in eight excellent more »

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Hooray For Handball!

Hooray For Handball! Sadly, our half term on Handball has come to an end. Today, the children were separated into three teams (led by carefully selected captains) as they participated in 5-minute matches against each other. Despite the fact that it was incredibly hot outside, the games were very competitive and the children definitely demonstrated more »

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Excelling on Microsoft Excel

Excelling on Microsoft Excel As our chapter on bar charts comes to an end, the children were set the challenge of collecting data and then creating a graph using Microsoft Excel. After a step-by-step guide on how to achieve this, the children had to put their ICT and maths skills to the test as they more »

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Celebration assembly 17.5.19

Well done to all the pupils who were praised in assembly for their reciprocity and resourcefulness this week.  Each week it is a real joy to listen to stories of children doing well and making progress because they are getting better at using their Learning Powers. BLP (Building Learning Power) has become a  normal way more »

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Our Big Fat Greek Day

Fridays are always fantastic in Year 5 but last Friday was extra special. We celebrated all things Ancient Greek! The children (and adults) came dressed as Ancient Greeks for a day of historical fun. We made Olympic torches, clay coil pots, cooked up and ate a Greek mezze feast and then burned off all the more »

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Day Trip To Abbotsbury Gardens

What a GREAT day we have had visiting Abbotsbury Gardens. Plants and trees from around the world that are WOW. Leaves of all different shapes and sizes (“some were bigger than me,” said Finn). Some huge trees, – rough and smooth bark. Flowers of all different shades of colour. A magnificent view of our Jurassic more »

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Dabbling in Debating

Dabbling in Debating After our recent trip to the SeaCity Museum, the children reflected on everything they learnt about in order to participate in a debate that has divided people for over 100 years. We wanted to unpick exactly who was to blame for the sinking of the Titanic. We began by naming some of more »

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