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Fraction Sandwiches

We loved our Maths lesson on Wednesday as we were learning about fractions. We had slices of bread and we cut them in halves and quarters. After that our ‘fraction sandwiches’ were decorated with butter and strawberry and/or apricot jam. The best thing of all was that we could eat our ‘fractions’ at the end of the lesson. They were so yummy! Can you
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Sports Day Highlights

During the final week of last term everyone took part in sports day. As well as being a  chance for children from all across the school to compete in their house teams to be champions it also helps build teamwork, leadership skills and inspires children to participate in sports. We were very impressed by the positive attitudes and happy faces shown across all the
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Hospital Talk By Francine Payne

This term Year 4 were lucky enough to have a local historian Francine Payne visit.  She gave a talk about our local area in the past. It was really interesting. We learnt about the isolation hospital ships for smallpox patients, which were made from old battle ships and a ferry. Dr Birdwood was in charge at the beginning and then Dr Ricketts, Dr Cameron,
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A Mad Hatter’s Tea Party!

Year 4 invited parents to a special sharing event. They decided they wanted to show their parents all the different things they had worked on this term, but in an exciting way. So they decided on a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party. The children were brilliant, dressing up, singing, acting, showing a science experiment and of course offering their parents some advice from Alice in
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In the Spotlight: Episode 17

Hello and welcome to another edition of Spotlight. We are delighted to be celebrating the achievements of three pupils today and we have a lovely variety in respect of what they have done.  First up with have our skateboarding superstar. Our Year 2 pupil has been skateboarding for a while now and were lucky to see him demonstrate some of his moves in the
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Stargazers in Year 5

This term in Morpurgo class we have been learning about space. Our topic ‘Stargazers’ has allowed us to explore our surrounding Solar System as well as the vast unknown areas beyond that. We have done lots of Science investigations and pieces of writing linked to this topic and below you will find some samples of our work from this term. Let us know in
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Production Reveal 2018

Last Thursday, after a week working hard during their SATs, we finally got to reveal 2018’s end of year production to Year 6.  There was a lot of speculation about what the show would be, lots of questions and looking for hints around the school…but we are pretty good at keeping these big events well hidden! Then, on Friday, after having practiced their Greatest
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Red, White and Blue

To celebrate the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, we had a red, white and blue day on Friday.  What a great effort everyone made to look colourful in preparation for the big day! As well as everyone looking fantastic, we had a mini-street party in the school hall with some tasty picnic food. Out in the playground we had music, dancing and
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Mini Beast Party in Year 2

We had a fun filled afternoon with parents by doing some great activities linked to out topic ‘Wriggle and Crawl’. To start with, we munched some handmade ladybird biscuits smothered with chocolate buttons. They were absolutely delicious! Believe it or not, we could have some creepy crawlies such as ladybirds, caterpillars, butterflies and many more face painted on our lovely faces. ​Best of all was
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Dragon Forest School

Reception classes went to the forest to create some dens for our dragons. We used pegs and materials to make sure the dragon has some shelter. We were very good at working in a team and helping each other to create our dragons den. As we were creating the dens we said this; Jisha: “The dragon goes under the den. The dragon has a
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