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  • Year 2 Science

    Published 22/01/18
    In science Year 2 have been learning about the importance for humans of exercise. We investigated what happened to our heart rates when we exercised and found out that our hearts speed up to pump extra oxygen to our muscles to create the fuel needed
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  • Year 4 Investigate Electricity

    Published 22/01/18
    Year 4 continued to investigate electricity. This week we built circuits using components such as switches, bulbs and buzzers. Circuits must be complete to work!
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  • The Gingerbread Man Experiment in Reception

    Published 19/01/18
    This week Reception have been reading  the story of The Gingerbread Man. At the end of the week we looked at why the Gingerbread Man needed to be carried over the river? The children came up with a variety of answers, f
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  • Year 1 ordering numbers

    Published 19/01/18
    Year 1 have been learning about place value and ordering numbers from least to most.
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  • Year 4 Knitters

    Published 19/01/18
    Year 4 Knitters are finishing off their projects before they hand over the club to Year 5 after half term. They have made scarves, bracelets, badges and I'm sure you'll agree this super butterfly is amazing! Well done Year 4 Knitters!
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  • Nursery visits Homebase

    Published 18/01/18
    Nursery are learning about the story of The 3 Little Pigs and ​visited Homebase on Wednesday to look at building materials and tools.  They really enjoyed discovering the enormous choice of drills, and spanners but the greatest excitem
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  • Butterflies!

    Published 18/01/18
    During the week Butterfly class do 'bucket time' where we practice our attention skills. We then practised the sensory activity individually. We made magic butterflies.
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  • Year 5 are enjoying reading Treason

    Published 17/01/18
    In Year 5 we have been enjoying reading our new class novel, Treason.  As part of our English lesson we did a freeze frame activity, where we imagined the characters' reactions to a piece of surprising news. 
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  • Year 6 Junior Police Cadets

    Published 16/01/18
    Y​ear 6 are enjoying their first Junior Police Cadets session!
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  • Year 2 Adventure Stories

    Published 16/01/18
    Year 2 are planning and writing our own adventure stories based on The Tunnel by Anthony Browne. In groups we made up short plays, starting at the point where the characters crawl through the tunnel. We are looking forward to writing our stories
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  • Year 3's first Swimming Lesson

    Published 15/01/18
    Today was the first swimming session for Year 3. Children were assessed, and all seemed to enjoy their swimming lesson. It was a great afternoon!
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  • Headteacher Update

    Published 15/01/18
    We have had a busy, full week of school, engaging with our new topics. The children have been eager to share the new facts that they are learning and come up with some interesting lines of enquiry which they would like to learn about. I have learnt s
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