PE -Invasion Games

This half term’s PE lessons will focus on the topic of invasion games. Today we learnt how to attack and defend in some really fun activities where we had to get past the ‘gatekeeper’ and another game where teams tried to get past each other. We learnt about being quick on our feet, using our team…

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Science -Lesson 1 Properties of Materials

Year 5/6 had their first Science lesson of the term this afternoon and we got straight into some practical investigating. This term’s topic is Properties and Changes of Materials so we started off by explaining what it means by ‘properties’ and identifying which materials had particular…

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Year 6 Leavers’ Camp Fire Activities

As a continuation of the Year 6 Leavers’ Activities Week, the children were shown how to use flint and steel to light fires and then how to make a proper campfire. They then had fun roasting marshmallows and making S’Mores. There was even some campfire singing too!
Thanks to Miss Hennelly and Mrs…

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Design & Technology -Pop Up Books

The children have worked so hard over the past 6 weeks to design and create their own pop up books specifically for the Lower School children to enjoy. Firstly, we learn how to make a variety of mechanisms and then we planned and wrote a story that would work well with the different pop up…

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End of Term Disco & Entertainer

Upper School and Middle School had a wonderful time dancing, taking part in hilarious challenges and watching some amazing magic at our end of term disco. Thanks to all the parents who helped out with putting the marquee up and providing sweets and drinks for all the children.

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Year 6 Leavers' Day 2

 

Day 2 for the Year 6s has involved ice cream sundaes! The children have really enjoyed making and eating their amazing concoctions. Many thanks to the Friends for providing all the tasty treats!

 

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Year 6 Leavers' Party

Year 6 have been having a fantastic final week! On Monday (the wettest day of the month!) they were lucky enough to spend the day in the marvellous marquee where activities organised by schools and parents included pizza making, archery and laser tag. A superb three tiered chocolate cake was…

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Let’s Go Sing 2021

The children of Upper and Lower School took part in a ‘virtual singing concert’ called Let’s Go Sing with hundreds of other schools from across the county this term. The video of their performances can be accessed using the website. Our children are performing on the ‘A’ Schools video. 
I am so…

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Move Up Day

On Monday, we were delighted to welcome Year 4s to Upper School for our 'Move Up' day , a day when they come to see what its like to be in Upper School, in preparation for September. Although there were a few anxious looks first thing in the morning, all the Year 4s left with a smile on their…

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Design and Technology

In DT today, we investigated some more pop up mechanisms to help us with our own pop up book designs. The first one we tried was a lift the flap mechanism and the second was a rotator mechanism. The children got to try out using a pair of compasses to make the rotator flap which was really tricky…

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Sports Day 2021

We were blessed with good weather for our KS2 Sports afternoon and the children  were all so encouraging towards each other and great team players throughout their challenges. They took part in a whole range of activities with their teams and also played a game of football rounders with Pete…

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Design & Technology-Pop Up Books

The children in Upper School began a new project focusing on mechanisms today. 
They have been set the challenge of producing a pop-up book for someone in Lower School to enjoy. 

The aim is to try and use lots of different mechanisms in a simple picture story so first we need to learn how to…

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