The Queen turns 90!

Amid the celebrations of the Queen’s 90th birthday this week, Year 2 were extremely interested in learning about Her Majesty’s life and position in the UK and the world We found out about her role as Head of State, her family and the history of the Royal Family in England. The children were amazed at… More

Fabulous effort for Sport Relief

All year groups – even Nursery! – took part in running around our circuit.  Y6 children had measured the route and calculated how many laps were needed for one mile.

Trip to the Hindu Temple!

We had such an exciting and informative trip to the Hindu temple this week. Kirtida sang songs and told us ancient stories about the Hindu Gods. She demonstrated how Hindus pray and we were served a delicious Indian meal. It was really enjoyable to learn how to wrap a sari and try on the beautiful… More

Welcome Back!

The children in Year 2 have been fantastic in their first week back. All the excitement and indulgence of Christmas has not dulled their senses and they were extremely resilient. We bombarded the children with a variety of tests and they gave 100%. The children are getting excited about our trip to the Hindu temple on… More

Trip to the Hancock Museum

We had a fantastic and thoroughly interesting visit this week. As part of our ‘Space’ topic, we visited the Planetarium and were wowed by the coyote’s misconceptions about Earth, Moon and Sun!  We followed the clues on our ‘Constellation Hunt’ to find out facts and used this knowledge when we returned to school to create… More

Key Stage 1 Christmas Production!

“Christmas doesn’t come from a store, maybe Christmas perhaps means a little bit more….” ― Dr. Seuss, How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Everyone in KS1 is getting very excited about our upcoming performance of ‘It’s a Baby!’. We are very busy with rehearsals, but are still managing to ensure high standards of learning. All the… More

It’s been an exciting week in Year 2! As part of our Space topic, we have begun to design and make a ‘Buggy’ to explore the moon or one of the planets in our solar system. We are using dowel and wooden wheels but we need to make sure that we measure the dowel accurately in centimetres so… More

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