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01 Nov Black History Month

For ‘Black History Month, Nursery, Reception and Year one had a visit from Winston Nzinga from ‘Spud and Yam’. He did music, singing and story-telling sessions and got all the children involved in a lively performance. [gallery ids="24327"]  ...

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01 Nov Halloween at Nursery

Halloween fun in the Nursery-decorating a pumpkin at the finger gym, tactile play with lentils, cauldrons, spiders and pumpkins & Halloween counting activities [gallery ids="24320,24321,24322,24324"]  ...

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01 Nov Settling in to Nursery Class

This term in the Nursery the children have been settling in to their new environment, making new friends, learning new routines and exploring new resources. [gallery ids="24314,24316,24317,24330"]  ...

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01 Nov Year 3 & The Stone Age

This half term, year 3 were set the challenge of creating a Stone Age based project. They produced fantastic models, powerpoints, art work, recipes and stories! Come and see them in the year 3 classroom. [gallery ids="24299,24300,24301,24302,24303,24304,24305,24306,24307,24308,24309,24310,24311"]...

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15 May Kew Gardens Visit

In Spring term, we have been busy learning all about the amazing rainforests of the world. We have learned where in the world they can be found and all about the variety of species that live there. We have enjoyed two great trips to Kew...

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01 May Harry Potter Workshop

Year 6 went to the Harry Potter Workshop to learn about the history of magic and JK Rowling’s amazing book: Harry Potter. At the workshop, we first learned about the Philosophers Stone. The stone made all things it touches turn into gold. It will also...

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01 May Viking Boat

Year 5 were set the challenge of making a model of a Viking Boat, to link to their Spring term topic. They had to complete a booklet to show the different stages of their work including, researching, designing and building their boat. The results were...

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01 May Anglo-Saxon Cooking

As part of their Spring Term topic, Year 5 spent an afternoon cooking Anglo-Saxon apple and cinnamon cakes. They learnt about how to follow a recipe, and the different stages of what to do. They also discovered a lot about the type of ingredients that...

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01 May Animal Habitats

We have learned a lot about animals and their habitats. For our class assembly we presented a David Attenborough style program and shared our learning, including some writing we did about ‘The Midnight Fox’. This photo shows us ready for our assembly, wearing animal masks...

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01 May Making Finger Puppets

We made animal finger puppets. First of all, we planned what our finger puppets would look like. We then learnt how to thread needles and sew in order to join two pieces of felt together. Once that had been completed, we then thought about how we could...

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