Symmetrical Seasons

As part of a series of outdoor mathematics sessions Year 2 used lines of symmetry to design interesting patterns and flowers from different sticks. How did they get on?


Following a visit from ‘The Bee Team’ and their hive, the children of Years 3 and 4, (plus two year 5s) engaged in a week of learning about bees. With an emphasis on team work and creating their own challenges and tasks, the children focussed on several areas of learning all with a view to […]

Tour de Vale Triumph

Well done to all out children who took part in the Tour de Vale! We understand it was a very successful day.

Birthday Celebrations

On Friday, our Infant children toured the lanes of Cuddington with their annual Spring songs and returned to school to perform their country dances, this year marking the Queen’s birthday. Thankfully the weather was kind to us and great fun was had by all. Thank you to all the parents and local residents who supported […]

Passionate about Pizza

On Friday 20th May 2016, Years 3 and 4 had an excellent experience making, eating and evaluating their ‘school-made’ pizzas. Across the day, posters were created in groups, which aimed to capture the attention of, and convince, potential buyers to eat their scrumptious pizzas. “There were so many delicious toppings to choose from to make […]

Pesky Pirates!

Our topic has been Mermaids and Pirates and today the children learned to be ‘real pirates’ on board the SS Cuddington. The first, and most important lesson was ‘the pirate code’ where we learned that, aboard a pirate ship, all is fair; equal quantities of food, grog and booty and a right to vote on […]

Delving for Descriptions

Little Owls went on a scavenger hunt. The children had a list of describing words and needed to find natural objects that matched the description. An assortment of objects were found including: pine needles, pine cones, twigs, logs, feathers, grass and daisies. Items such as plastic cones, sponge balls and spiky balls were found so […]

Shapes? Sorted!

Year 2 sorted 3D shapes into table-top Carroll Diagrams. To make sure that they placed the shapes in the correct place, they followed all the property criteria.

Pond Privilege

Year 4 claimed their fundraising prize yesterday and were the first class to venture into the Junior site pond area for a lesson. Some interesting discoveries were made in the water but thankfully only the nets got wet! Lots of maths and science skills were put to good use and everyone is looking forward to their […]

Mouth-watering Maths

Year 2 were cooking up delights this week when we made our very own Butterfly Cakes.

Firstly, we used our knowledge of fractions to scale down the recipe. Then the weighing and mixing began!  We worked in small teams and it wasn’t long before the cakes were rising in the oven. Once they cooled we decorated […]