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Technology Day in Reception

Last week, Reception had a technology day! We used a range of technologies within the classroom. We used; computers, interactive white boards, illuminated chalkboards, toy phones to call our friends within the classroom, recordable pegs, recordable foam boards, bee-bots, recordable flowers and rocks. We had lots of fun by drawing pictures, recording our voices and listening back to them, we pressed buttons to make
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From the Chair of Governors

The Chair of Governors writes; The Governors had their first termly meeting of the new school year recently. I was re-elected as Chairman and I am pleased to say Mrs Sue Tunnicliffe was elected Vice Chair. Mrs Tunnicliffe has been on the Governing Body since the school opened in 2009. She is a Community Governor with a vast experience in education and is currently
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National Non-Fiction November

Tomorrow is the start of National Non-Fiction November and this year the theme is The World Around Us. Through their engagement with books, we hope that young readers will: be encouraged to look more closely at the world around them; develop their natural curiosity and want to find out more for themselves; expand their knowledge and build their expertise in topics of personal interest;
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Drumming

In Year 2 children have been participating in a drumming session with our music teacher Ben. Our Topic this term is “Beat, Band and Boogie” and what a way to start it. We learnt some fascinating facts about the Djembe drum, where it comes from, what it’s made out of and we even learnt a new song with the djembe. ​We learnt about rhythm,
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2D Shapes

This week in Maths, Reception have been learning about 2d shapes. We have been learning their properties. We then went into forest school and created 2d shapes using things we found. We hope you enjoy our fantastic pictures! Antoni said,  “A rectangle has got 2 long sides and 2 short sides.” Alexandra said, “The pointy bits are called corners.” Lore said, “A triangle has
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Nursery Autumn Party

Today we had a wonderful Autumn party where all the children, and the adults, came in to Nursery in fancy dress.  Parents were welcomed in to join in with various activities related to our Autumn topic, such as: pumpkin making, sandwiches and gave the children a chance to share their learning journeys with their grown ups. Thanks to all the parents that supported this
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Harvest Song

To celebrate harvest, the Year 5 Morpurgo class created new lyrics and choreography for one of their favourite songs. ‘Get Back Up Again’ soon became ‘Grow Back Up Again’, as each group designed a verse for the song, based on harvest. Oumou and Mufaro took on the challenge of designing the chorus choreography and created an energetic, well thought out combination of moves. This
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Mr Fox’s Woodland Party

Year 1 had an exciting Monday afternoon at Mr Fox’s woodland party. Before the party started, we prepared a trail of colourful pebbles to help our parents and carers find us. Mr Fox then left us his own trail of clues to help us find where he was hiding! The children also made their own woodland creatures using conkers and matchsticks, read some woodland-themed
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Greenwich Maritime Museum

The Year 4 visit to Greenwich Maritime Museum was a brilliant event where we learnt so much about the Vikings, the Anglo-Saxons and other times in history. Year 4 have been travelling in style, using buses, trains and then a boat that definitely felt like it was at sea! With the captain at the wheel, we were safely on our way. Until we started
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The Enchanted Woodland

As a part of our topic, The Enchanted Woodland, Child class went for a nature walk to collect natural materials. We used them to create our amazing boggarts.  Boggarts are mischievous creatures, they are guardians of woodlands. We enjoyed making our creatures very much, each child pressed a ball of clay firmly onto the tree trunk and sculpted it into a face, using a
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