23rd February 2018

The children were very excited today to have a visit from author Sophie Oliver and illustrator Scott Wells.  We had the opportunity to read her new book which she has written especially for World Book Week.  Take a look at our photos to see who had the chance to dress up as well!

Mrs Culshaw &…

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9th February 2018

This week in Reception we have been learning about the Chinese New year.  We heard the story of how the animals of the zodiac had a race to decide who would be the first in the Chinese calendar.  We made a Chinese restaurant in the classroom and the tried eating some chinese food using…

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Pond clearance

The Eco committee (Year 3 - Year 6) did an amazing job of clearing leaves from the pond and in the pouring rain too! The leaves were left at the side of the pond for any pond life to return to the water before putting the leaves in the compost bin. Super effort team Eco!!

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2nd February 2018

This week our book focus has been "The Tiger Who Came To Tea" by Judith Kerr.  All of our activities have been linked to the story, here are a few pictures of what we have been up to.

Mrs Culshaw & Mrs Chandler

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Phases of the Moon

Year 5 have been learning about the phases of the Moon. They can explain why the Moon appears to change shape, ask them when you next see them. This activity helped them see each of the different phases. The lamp is the Sun, their head the Earth and the ball on the stick is the Moon. Look closely…

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Can you be creative too?

Esme used air drying clay to make a model of the solar system; it's amazing! Come and have a look at it and have a go yourself!

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Year 3 Gymnastics

Year 3 have been practising their gymnastics using the apparatus in the hall. Our focus was on different ways of travelling and balancing using different parts of our bodies.

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Chocolate Foam

Year 3 have been reading Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl and have been busy producing some art and craft work based on the description of the chocolate foam. We thought you might like to see our finished display.

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26th January 2018

This week in Reception we started by reading the story of The Gingerbread Man and sequencing pictures and retelling the story.  Then we read the story of The Runaway Chapati and were surprised how similar they were.  We then really enjoyed making and eating our own chapatis.

Mrs Culshaw & Mrs…

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The Earth's moon

We used tennis and ping pong balls to learn about the movement of the moon relative to the Earth and Sun. We had to make sure that the same face of the moon was orbiting the Earth. Ask Year 5 what other facts they can remember about the moon!

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The solar system

We have been learning about The Solar System. We made up a mnemonic to remember the names and order of the planets. Can you make up your own mnemonic?

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12th January 2018

What a fantastic and busy week Reception have had.   The children had great fun making the pizzas and were brilliant at grating cheese and chopping the vegetables.  Thank you to all the parents who came and supported us – we hope you enjoyed watching our performance and eating the pizza.


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