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Warner Brothers Studio Harry Potter experience

2019-10-04T12:32:15+01:004th October, 2019|Home, News, Year 5, Year 6|

What a wonderful day at the Making of Harry Potter Studios! The children were completely entranced from the moment we arrived and were still buzzing the following day. It was immensely inspirational for them to see one of the most iconic series of children's books brought to life. All of the groups (and adults!) [...]

Junior site School Council

2019-10-04T11:20:50+01:004th October, 2019|Home, News, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6|

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 some brilliantly prepared speeches from the candidates. Congratulations to our new school council members. Well done to all of our pupils who were brave enough to step [...]

Year 5 exploring Water Resistance

2019-10-03T16:13:58+01:003rd October, 2019|Home, News, Year 5|

As part of  year five's forces science topic, we had great fun exploring the concept of water resistance. Our investigation began by exploring which objects would sink or float in water, following this we moved on to our big question: How does the shape of the bow on a boat effect how it moves [...]

School Values Awards 2019

2019-07-22T13:05:13+01:0022nd 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+01:0022nd 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. [...]

Shakespeare on Trial- performed by year’s 5 and 6

2019-07-22T11:30:58+01:0022nd July, 2019|Home, News, Year 5, Year 6|

As a spectacular finale for our year 5 and 6 topic the classes performed "Shakespeare on Trial' to a packed audience of parents, family and friends.  A special well done to everyone for learning so many lines- including actual Shakespearian speeches- plus braving the theatre lights and smoke machine on a few of the [...]

Fantastic Fundraising with Florrie from the Florence Nightingale hospice.

2019-07-19T12:21:15+01:0019th July, 2019|Home, News, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6|

Our Junior site were surprised this week with a guest appearance from 'Florrie' the Florence Nightingale charity bear!  Florrie presented certificates to Alfie and Freya, to say thank you for all our fundraising efforts. Back in February we all took part in a sponsored silence.  One of the charities children could choose to donate [...]

Cricket Tournament

2019-06-20T14:37:23+01:0020th June, 2019|Home, News, Sport, Year 5, Year 6|

This week saw the return of the annual Aylesbury primary school cricket tournament, held at our local club in Dinton.  Two teams represented Year 5 and 6- one girls and one boys.  Through the tournament one win was enjoyed by each team, followed by a few defeats.  Hopefully next year we will make the [...]

The Glorious Globe theatre

2019-06-07T20:16:03+01:007th June, 2019|Home, News, Year 5, Year 6|

As part of Year 5 and 6's 'Shakespeare' topic the classes were inspired by a trip to the Shakespeare Globe theatre, London.  We tiptoed through our guided tour of the theatre, as actors were busy rehearsing 'A Midsummers Nights Dream' on the stage- it was fascinating to see the actors being interrupted by the [...]