Visit to the Palace of Westminster

Today we visited the Palace of Westminster to visit our local MP Gareth Johnson who led us on a tour. We were privileged enough to see the House of Lords and Parliament. We learnt lots of interesting facts about Westminster and how our country is run. We were invited because Oliver and Orestas won a portrait competition to draw a picture of the Queen.
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Eagles Make Biscuits

Today all of Eagles class made biscuits after the SATs week and it was so much fun! We even had a competition of who did the best one.  There were lots of amazing designs ranging from the Olympics, the Jubilee and gingerbread men. Lausi said she wished she could do it all day! Thank you to Mrs Woodhouse for all your help making our
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Salad Galore

Today Asda came to visit Owls with a selection of vegetables and fruits. The children tasted tomatoes, cucumber, spring onion, celery, lettuce and beetroot – with some purple tongues! All children tried the salad and discussed where the vegetables came from and how they were grown.  They had lots of ideas to what they could be used in from pizza to rice to stews.
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S.A.Ts Revision

During the week eagles class (year six) had to sit down and do English, Maths and Reading test practise while Miss Carr had a truck load more year fives. The year fives were running back and forward between Eagles and Badgers they were very helpful thank you very much. That gave us a load of time to practise our spellings, areas, shapes and sentence
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Nathan Timothy Songwriting Charity

Last Friday Nathan Timothy from his songwriting charity helped Eagles and Badgers create an Olympic themed song, we had lots of fun. Both Eagles and Badgers got split up into four groups to write their own song. Nathan Timothy challenged us to a quiz, the quiz was to write as many olympic sports as possible. The winners would get a free CD from Nathan
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Film Club: Diary of a Wimpy Kid 2: Rodrick Rules

As Greg Heffley braves his first days of seventh grade, his parents make a noble yet ill-advised attempt to help him forge a stronger bond with his mischievous older brother, Rodrick, who takes twisted delight in tormenting his unsuspecting younger sibling at every opportunity. Did you enjoy this one as much as the first film? Did you enjoy the story? What did you think
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Super Sandwiches!!!

In D & T this week Owl Class designed their own sandwiches. They discussed what makes a good filling.What would be a healthy option the use of brown or white bread and which type bread they preferred. The children then made their own sandwiches using the instructions that they had previously written. They used their chosen bread, buttered it then added the fillings they
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London 2012 at DBCPS!

We have just launched a new page on our website dedicated to the upcoming London 2012 Olympics.  You can access the page by clicking the image on the school home page (right side), via the News > Special Events menu or by clicking here. We are planning to update the page over the coming weeks leading up to the games so if you have
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This week in Owls

This week Owl Class have been working really hard. They have been sound detectives in science, and learnt about the Hindu place of worship which is called a Mandir which they also made drawing of. Owls have also designed their own sandwiches which they will be making next week! Sydney was our ‘Star of the Week’ She has worked very hard ALL week. WELL
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Special Assembly: London Marathon

Today Katie, Lucy and Rebecca gave a fantastic presentation about their Uncle running the London Marathon! “Went to the expo on Saturday with Uncle Mick, Auntie Sarah and Mum. We saw lots of stalls for different charities and Uncle Mick collected his runner’s number: 7739. We even saw the costume Richard Branson wore last year to celebrate 20 years of the London Marathon. Uncle
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