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Children in Need 2019

2019-11-22T17:11:06+00:0022nd November, 2019|Foundation, Home, News, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6|

Our whole school enjoyed raising money for Children in Need.  Everyone wore pyjamas for the day and tried not to feel too sleepy!  At the end of the day both sites enjoyed a cake sale.  Thank you to all the parents for baking such delicious cakes and thank you to everyone who supported our [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Warner Brothers Studio Harry Potter experience

2019-10-04T12:32:15+00:004th 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+00:004th 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+00:003rd 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 [...]