Alice in Wonderland

This term Squirrels will be learning about Alice in Wonderland. Our book corner has been transformed in to the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party.  The children already have their favourite characters in the story.  The popular ones are Alice, the rabbit, the Cheshire Cat and the Mad Hatter! If you would like to learn more about Alice and her adventures you can visit the Disney
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A Tasty Treat in Numeracy- smells good to me!

In Numeracy last week Otters class had an Italian theme to their fractions lesson.  After learning the basics of fractions such as what the numerator and denominator is, what a quarter, halve and tenth are, Otters got to do some hands on work with fractions.  This started with Otters hearing some Italian music whilst working through some quick fire fraction questions before learning that
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The Mouse Took A Stroll Through The Deep, Dark Woods…

In literacy this term Otters class have been studying the play ‘Yellow Stockings’ by Julia Donaldson as well as the famous story book ‘The Gruffalo’.  Otters loved the role play story zone we created based on the Gruffalo’s forest and enjoyed taking a time out during guided reading to sit in the forest and read their favourite books.  The forest was full of story
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Weighing Anything and Everything!

In numeracy we have been having some fun weighing just about anything we can get our hands on in the classroom.  Whether it was shoes from the class, books, water bottles, display pieces, it really didn’t matter to Otters who had great fun learning how to weight objects and use the scales correctly.  Having hands on experience really helped us with our learning and
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Big Easter Egg Hunt

This afternoon everyone went on a big Easter egg hunt!  Their aim was to find three eggs each and if they did they would win a prize!  All classes had a chance to go hunting and to win and a lot of fun was had trying to find where all the eggs were hidden. Did you find three and win a prize?! If you
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Easter Competition Winners

The results of the Easter competitions were decided today.  It was a very close call between everyone that entered. Congratulations to the winners! The top picture above is of the Easter Bonnet competition winners. The bottom-right picture is of the winners of the Design an Easter Egg competition. Well done to all the pupils who took part today.  We hope you all had fun
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Easter Assembly

Today we had a very special Easter assembly at DBCPS! Eagles class played a number of songs which they have been learning on their guitars –  what a fantastic performance it was!  Everyone enjoyed it.  We have some very talented musicians here and we look forward to hearing more from them in the future. They also took it in turns to read out a
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Fashion Goes Green

Today was the big day –  DBCPS’s first ever fashion show! Fashion Goes Green! All the clothes and accessories were made out of recycled materials and we really enjoyed making them and had great fun performing in front of the sell out crowd! DVDs of the event will be available from the school very soon. Thanks to everyone involved and to all those who came
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Mad March Hair Day

On Friday last week we had Mad March Hair Day where pupils paid a pound for the chance to come to school with the maddest and wackiest hairstyles they could come up with to raise money for diabetes. Have a look at the pictures above – who do you think had the maddest hair?! There were a lot of fun styles and everyone had
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ASDA Joins Forces with DBCPS

Yesterday, our Key Stage 2 school councillors were invited by ASDA to the launch of their Community Life initiative. As part of the project our pupils were asked to share their own opinions on what they like about their community and they are now on display at ASDA in Greenhithe so go along and see what they think is important. Now when people shop
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