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STEM day at RAF Halton for year 5 and year 6.

2019-11-22T16:28:59+00:0022nd November, 2019|Home, News, Year 5, Year 6|

Years 5 and 6 spent an amazing day at RAF Halton yesterday. The focus was 'Cool Aeronautics' and the children were given opportunities to explore various aspects of flight, aerodynamics, radio communication and engineering; the aim being to raise awareness of engineering amongst children. During each activity, volunteers from The Royal Aeronautical Society, The [...]

Remembrance Day 2019

2019-11-22T18:55:34+00:0017th November, 2019|Foundation, Home, News, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6|

On Monday 11th November we all paid our respects for Armistice day.  At 11 o'clock the Junior children walked to Dinton war memorial and held a two minute silence.  We said prayers and laid a wreath.  The Infant children visited the Cuddington war memorial at Cuddington church, we laid a wreath and prayed for [...]

Skateboarding and Scooter success for skilful children!

2019-11-15T14:08:54+00:0015th November, 2019|Foundation, Home, News, Sport, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6|

Cosmin from Team rubicon came to visit the school today and ran a series of skateboard and scooter sessions with years 1 to 6.   The children loved the activities and even learnt some tricks!  Skateboarding and scootering is a great way to keep the children active, build confidence, build core strength, encourage learning and motivate healthy [...]

Double Fencing Champion!

2019-11-12T14:56:29+00:0012th November, 2019|Home, News, Sport, Year 5|

Congratulations to Lucas in year 5 who competed in two 'Epee Fencing' competitions this weekend.  Lucas had a packed weekend, first at the Cocks Moors Woods Fencing Club Epee Championship in Birmingham; followed by the Bucks, Berks & Oxon County Epee & Sabre Championship in High Wycombe. Lucas’ fencing was on top form, he [...]

American cookery and lunch day for years 3 and 4

2019-11-08T17:13:33+00:008th November, 2019|Home, News, Year 3, Year 4|

Year 3 and 4 have had a wonderful 'New York' day, working on their Stephen Wiltshire pencil drawings of the New York skyline, writing  recipes and then working in groups to create delicious bowls of coleslaw.  Lunchtime was a highlight of the day and the children tucked in with great enthusiasm to hotdogs followed [...]

Year 5 Explore Air Resistance

2019-11-04T11:26:10+00:004th November, 2019|Home, News, Year 5|

Mr Brogan visited Year 5 as part of our science forces topic on air resistance and lift.  These forces are fundamental to paragliding and therefore Mr Brogan was able to demonstrate and explain how these forces work when he is flying.  The children were very excited to see the paraglider wing up close and analyse [...]

Scientific year 2 investigate!

2019-10-25T15:23:11+01:0025th October, 2019|Home, News, Year 2|

Over the past two weeks Year 2 have been investigating absorbency.  We identified absorbent materials and then focused on different types of paper.  We predicted which we thought would be the best, and then used them to create tea bags.  We tested them to find out which would absorb and hold the water without [...]

Little Owl’s Science Day

2019-10-14T10:25:42+01:0014th October, 2019|Foundation, Home, News|

Little Owls enjoyed a science morning where we looked at amazing animals and how they survive.  We looked at how an animal is suited to its environment e.g. camouflage, colour changing and mimicking.  We then had hands on experiences of our senses.  We tasted different kinds of dried fruits, we created colours using the [...]