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Design-a-Lunch Competition

Following on from a highly popular event in school last year, we have once again held our Design-A-Lunch competition which offers the pupils an opportunity to design an idea for a favourite lunch of their choice. The entries are then sent to School Council for their...

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Sports Day

The sun shone brightly on our sports afternoon with a fantastic turnout by families making it a thoroughly enjoyable afternoon. Y3 and Y4 pupils started the event off with a round robin of activities which included; golden goal, bean bag toss, precision bowling, hoop...

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Having Fun at Art Club

Some beautiful watercolour paintings have been completed in Art Club by a small group of particularly talented artists. In Year 4, Saanvi has already distinguished herself as a creative and imaginative artist having obtained “highly commended” certification in last...

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Creative Writing in Reception Class

Back in September at the Letters and Sounds Workshop, many parents uttered their disbelief when I said that before long, their children would be using phonemes to build and spell not only simple words but more complex words too.

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Transition Class – Summer Term

Unbelievably, the Summer Term is here and the children in Transition are beginning to prepare for their move up to Reception. It is at this time that it becomes evident just how much progress our young learners have made throughout the school year. Many of the...

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Why is Vocabulary Important?

It was interesting to read an article on the BBC website earlier in the month on how pupil attainment was being held back by a narrow vocabulary. The report went on to say that academics have found that four out of ten pupils in their first year of secondary school...

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The Importance of Music

Making and listening to music is something that people of all ages, across all cultures, have engaged with over tens of thousands of years. Whilst the nature of music produced has developed and changed over time, our ability to gain both enjoyment, as well as...

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Year 3 – The Romans

‘This army’s building a road and it’s heading straight for you! You’d better stand back when the Romans attack otherwise you might find chains on your back!’ Year Three have completely immersed themselves in the Wonderful World of Romans and have gone potty with all...

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Year 5 English Workshop

What an amazing morning at King Edwards High School for Girls! Year 5, plus Miss Allender and Mrs Platts, went off on a jaunt to learn more about writing a good story. The excitement on the bus was tangible and even Year 5 were excited! KES had invited a real life...

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The Three Little Pigs

Year One have been busy bringing traditional tales to life this half term. The children were interested to learn that traditional tales have been told for many, many years and were quite shocked to hear that my mummy used to read them to me! We have read a lot of...

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