Easter cards

Children enjoyed creating easter cards on Wednesday. They all tried to create a purple flower or butterfly in the centre of their card using layers of paper. There are so many talented and creative children in middle school that we end up with such a beautiful array of crafts by the…

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Easter carrot hunt

Middle school had a fab morning searching for easter carrots.They were so good at finding them that they all ended up with pockets full! 
The children were thrilled that they could exchange their carrots for 'bunny change' and get an easter egg!

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Stone age day

As part of our topic for the half-term, the children took part in a 'stone age day'. These activities started when children walked into the classroom to find animal skins on the floor and antlers, skulls and other stone age items. After some exploration, we started off with fire-lighting in the…

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Stone age fire lighting

As part of our stone age day, the children had the opportunity to try some primitive fire-lighting. They used a ferro rod to create sparks to begin with. We were so proud that every single child managed to do this part as it can be quite tricky. Next, the children tried to use their sparks to set…

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Budget Challenge Maths

Children have recently been recapping their mental and written subtraction and addition. To use our skills in a real-life way, children were given the challenge to plan a week's worth of meals. This included breakfast, dinner and tea for each day of the week. The challenge came in that the…

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Mesolithic Jewellery

This week in art middle school have created their own jewellery inspired by the crafts from mesolithic people. They began by moulding beads in various shapes out of clay and creating holes in them. Once they were dry, the children used paints to mix into colours to decorate their beads. We are…

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Making Stig's Den

Middle school spent Monday creating their own den based on our class story Stig of the Dump. Children went outside to find a 'dump' full of useful items and objects. As a team, the children worked together to use the discarded objects to create a den fit for a caveman! We were so thankful for the…

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Stone age art

In history this week, middle school learned about the palaeolithic era. We learned about how Britain was different during the ice age in many ways, from the way of life to the creatures! During our art we enjoyed creating our own paintings inspired by the cave art from the palaeolithic era -…

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Science - Learning about invertebrates

Science this week was all about invertebrates.
We learned about arthropods, mulloscs and worms and went out to find our own. Children created an annotated picture of some of the invertebrates they found in the playground. Some children eve}n took their rulers out to measure the creatures they…

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Place value

In our first maths lesson back, middle school revised place value. 
The children participated in several activities to get back into the swing of being in the classroom. Children partitioned, sorted and ordered numbers using their whiteboards, pens and themselves! We had a great time getting out…

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Exciting news ...

We are very pleased to let you know about an exciting time in the history of our school.

As a result of rising numbers in Upper School the governors have been able to take the impactful decision to split the class into two, with Years 5 and 6 remaining as our Upper School class and Years 3 and…

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