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Infant site Diwali Day

2019-11-15T15:06:36+00:0015th November, 2019|Foundation, Home, Year 1, Year 2|

This week the infants have been celebrating Diwali, in mixed aged classes. We listened to, and retold, the story of Rama and Sita and learned that Diwali is the festival of lights. We celebrated it by creating Rangoli patterns out of coloured rice, Mehdi patterns on hand templates and we created collages in [...]

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 [...]

Infant site School Council

2019-10-04T11:18:37+00:004th October, 2019|Foundation, Home, News, Year 1, Year 2|

Each class has been busy electing new school council representatives for their class.  Two new school council members have been elected by each class.  Secret ballots followed children putting themselves forward for a vote. Congratulations to our new school council members, we look forward to hearing your ideas in meetings this year. [...]

Leonardo da Vinci fact finding for Years 1 and 2

2019-09-27T12:32:01+00:0027th September, 2019|Home, News, Year 1, Year 2|

This week Year 1 and Year 2 have been learning about Leonardo da Vinci and they now know many facts about him, which they will use to complete some non-fiction writing.  Did you know that ‘da Vinci’ actually means ‘of Vinci’?  Also, Leonardo was born in Italy in 1452 and is most famous for [...]

School Values Awards 2019

2019-07-22T13:05:13+00:0022nd July, 2019|Foundation, Home, News, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6|

Congratulations to all our pupils who were awarded 'The School Values Award' at the Leavers Service last week.  Each teacher had a challenging time choosing a pupil who had demonstrated our school values this year.  Children were awarded a certificate and £5 Book House voucher.

Spectacular Sports day

2019-07-22T12:58:02+00:0022nd July, 2019|Foundation, Home, News, Sport, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6|

Sports day was for all children to enjoy both n0n-competitive sports in the morning, contrasting with a more traditional sports day in the afternoon.  The whole day of sporting events was held at the Junior site school field.  Thankfully the forecast rain didn't appear, leaving us to enjoy a perfect June day of sports. [...]

D-Day memories

2019-06-07T20:36:05+00:007th June, 2019|Home, News, Year 1, Year 3|

D-Day: When Bill Went to War Else and Rory have proudly shared their Great-Grandfathers D-Day achievements during collective worship this week.  If you would like to hear the interview in full please click here for the BBC link. Bill Eames from Enniskillen, one of last remaining D-Day pilots, who recalls his flight into enemy [...]