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Come Rain or Shine

29th February 2024

Our youngest learners have been out and about this week come rain or shine.  On the Weekly Walk, our Nursery Puffins used what they have been learning about shapes this week to create their own natural representations.  We had so much fun making our own shapes and naming them, as well as counting the sides…

Anglo-Saxon Raiders and Different Types of Codes

22nd February 2024

Year 3 enjoyed finishing their longboat art project this week, assembling the different pieces and adding sails that gave the illusion of Anglo-Saxon raiders catching the wind on a wild sea. Richard said, “We painted the sea first then ripped the paper up. I didn’t like ripping my painting up, but I like my finished picture….

New House Personalities Artwork

21st February 2024

The Flamingos classroom was a hive of artistic activity this afternoon, as Year 2 have a special double art lesson to create new portraits of our house personalities to display in the Pre Prep. We can’t wait to see our new Mrs Pankhurst,  Miss Cavell, Mr Morris and Mr Churchill up on the wall!  

The Big Plastic Count

21st February 2024

The first meeting back after half-term saw Arun bring another load of batteries in for recycling. The Sustainability Council now affectionately refer to him as the “Battery Boy” as he has singlehandedly brought in over 600 batteries on his own. Quite an amazing effort! Aiden has also put together a collage showing how much his family…

Blown Away

13th February 2024

During Monday’s Team Building & Problem Solving Prep activity, the children worked in teams to keep a balloon in the air by tapping it. Each child was only allowed to touch the balloon with one finger. Team work and problem solving skills were needed to fight against the wind! Although five balloons were lost over…

Your Voice Matters

9th February 2024

The theme of Children’s Mental Health week is ‘Your Voice Matters.’ As part of RRS, it links to article 12, ‘You have the right to an opinion and for it to be listened to and taken seriously.’ This is something we are very passionate about at school and have fully embraced this week; promoting the…

Book Club Awards

2nd February 2024

This term’s Book Club children have achieved an award for attending at least 10 reading session at lunchtime with Mrs MacDonald. They have been awarded a poetry book for all their hard work and we hope they all enjoy reading this.  

Sustainability Council Make Things Happen

2nd February 2024

The Sustainability Council gave an entertaining update in assembly on Friday of all the things they have been busy with over the last 2 months! We collected 6.5kiograms of rubbish during our Litter Pick at lunchtime We have already collected 800 batteries for recycling this year (a school record) and have bought a battery recycling…

ISA STEAM Competition

25th January 2024

Over the Christmas break, children in the Prep were set a task to create a STEAM project in the hope of being selected to be put forward for the ISA competition. After viewing many entertaining entries (including soft toys being launched into the sides of houses and eggs being smashed) the winners were decided. Congratulations…

Can You Solve It?

24th January 2024

One of our Tuesday’s club is called ‘Can You Solve It?’ Amongst many puzzles and problem solving scenarios, the children were asked to investigate how many interlocking cubes were needed to create a small structure from a given diagram. The children were asked to predict the number of cubes used and then check with their…