To help with our topic of 'Under the Sea', Year 1 and Year 2 had a special visit from Fiona, a fully qualified deep sea diver. She told us lots about diving, answered many of our questions, showed us some of her amazing photographs and even let us look at and try on her specialised [...]
This half term has seen the arrival of a new adventure playground on the Junior site. Following the removal of the gazebo, the tired rear corner has undergone a transformation! Children can now enjoy: specialised rubber flooring, climbing wall, balance beams, swinging beams and a climbing frame. One child commented "This is fantastic, it [...]
Our topic is 'Under the Sea'. Year 2 have been learning about differences between seas and oceans. For our Learning Log task we created projects about WATER. Some of us made modals, others conducted experiments to make clouds and explore ice, whilst some of us made posters to help others learn too. Can you [...]
We celebrated Chinese New Year today. We looked at the story of the Zodiac and how each year became to be. We created lanterns, lucky red envelopes, and practised writing Chinese numbers in rice and with paint. We looked at dragon dancing and why they set off firecrackers. We listened to Gung Hey Fat [...]
Children in years 5 and 6 had the opportunity to visit a Muslim Mosque, Christian Church and a Sikh Gurdwara in Bedford as part of their Religious Education and wider cultural awareness. They were incredibly well behaved and asked pertinent questions in a respectful and mature way. The children were particularly interested in the [...]
In History, Year 1 and Year 2 worked with their buddies to research the famous explorer Christopher Columbus. We learnt lots of interesting facts about him and we now know why he is such a famous explorer.