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  • Wednesday 5 May 2021 Ahoy Me Hearties! Reception are loving their new topic of Pirates. When we found One-Eyed Jake locked in his own treasure box, we decided he needed our help. We're going to teach him how to be a better pirate! We've created our new topic folders by designing our own pirate and choosing a name for them. Here are just a few of the fabulous crew. 
  • Wednesday 5 May 2021 Swimming! Year 5 finally went swimming at Bourton Leisure centre last week. Despite a few nerves due to some children not being in a pool for a while because of COVID, everyone had a great time and gave it their all!
  • Wednesday 5 May 2021 Say hello to Sam the Skeleton In Science this term, Year 3 are looking at Animals, Including Humans. We have been discussing what nutrients animals and humans need in order to stay healthy and what the role and purpose of each nutrient/vitamin is. 
  • Wednesday 5 May 2021 Wonderful work this summer term! The children in Year 1 and 2 have worked amazingly hard over the last few weeks.  What an fantastic group of children!
  • Friday 30 April 2021 Clay Flowers We have been learning about the UK, the British Isles and Great Britain. We used clay to make the national flowers that represent the 4 countries of the UK. We then painted them and we are so proud of how they look!
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  • Friday 30 April 2021 Year 5 Homework Summer Term Please see the Year 5 summer term homework using the link below:
  • Thursday 29 April 2021 Gymnastics Year 3 were thrilled to find out that they were having Gymnastics lessons again this term! 
  • Wednesday 28 April 2021 Fabulous Fractions Year 3 have been on fire since returning from the Easter Holidays! In Maths we have been learning all about Fractions, and I have been blown away by the children's enthusiasm and understanding. 
  • Tuesday 27 April 2021 Yoga This term, Year 6 are taking part in weekly yoga sessions run by Mrs Pilling.
  • Wednesday 21 April 2021 Investigating Breakfast Cereals In Science this week we have been learning about food and nutrition. We learned about food labels and practised reading information on them. We investigated the sugar content of different breakfast cereals and then ordered them according to their sugar content. We were surprised by some of our findings! 
  • Tuesday 20 April 2021 Spring Has Sprung Reception have made the most of the beautiful weather by visiting the garden for a Spring treasure hunt. They worked in pairs to spot signs that Spring has sprung!
  • Thursday 1 April 2021 Easter Egg Hunt Happy Easter everyone!
  • Tuesday 30 March 2021 Falafels and Usekh collar making! What a busy but brilliant day Year 3 have had today! We have enjoyed learning about our Ancient Egyptian topic so much and had a wonderful time making falafels which are an all time favourite street-food in Egypt!
  • Friday 26 March 2021 Overprinting In Art this term, Year 6 have been learning about overprinting - repeated printing that overlaps. They used the painting Starry Night by Vincent Van Gogh to inspire them and created a scene of Shackleton's ship Endurance. The children began by making their own printing blocks from foam, then overprinting in varous shades of blue. Once dry, the Enduance will be sketched over the top.
  • Friday 26 March 2021 Computing This week in Computing Year 4 have been learning how to use the different tools in 2Calculate. We enjoyed using what we had learned to create our own number bonds games.
  • Tuesday 23 March 2021 Exercise Investigation In Science this week, Year 6 have been thinking about the impact exercise has on the human body. Exercise is defined as a physical activity that requires effort, raises your heart rate and works your muscles.
  • Saturday 20 March 2021 Back at school! Yipee!
  • Wednesday 17 March 2021 Reflecting Light We had a lot of fun today learning all about light that is reflected or absorbed! Why don't you ask your children at home if they know what these mean and the difference between the two?
  • Tuesday 16 March 2021 Diffusion Year 6 have been learning about the human body and all the ways it keeps us alive. 
  • Monday 15 March 2021 Happy Mother's Day This week, Year 6 prepared Mother's Day cards!
  • Saturday 13 March 2021 We're Back!! It's been fantastic to be back in school this week after eight long weeks of home-schooling. The children were so excited to see their friends and we've had a brilliant week of fun and learning. On Friday we made Mothering Sunday cards and had the treat of going down to the new trim trail to play.
  • Saturday 13 March 2021 World Book Day This year, World Book Day was celebrated at home. Children could choose from a range of book related activities. We had a 'Guess the Traditional Tale' quiz in our morning Zoom session, children were challenged to read in unusual places and siblings could complete tasks together.
  • Saturday 13 March 2021 The Enormous Turnip Our final traditional tale during home learning was The Enormous Turnip. The children learnt an Enormous Turnip song, measured just how enormous their root vegetables were, used root vegetables to make prints, painted turnips and made vegetable soup. They also planned alternative versions of the story.
  • Friday 12 March 2021 Explorer Auditions Crew wanted for a long, treacherous journey to Antarctica.
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