Creative writing in Year 3

February 8, 2015

The Year 3 children have been really showing off in their writing these past few weeks. In class, we have been talking all about how to apply new literary devices in our writing to really engage and impress readers. To date, the children have been experimenting with more adventurous adjectives, powerful verbs, alliteration, similes and personification. […]


Year 6’s Class Assembly

February 6, 2015

Better late than never! On 22nd January, Year 6 had their class assembly. Prior to the assembly, they learned about phrases that show the difference between FIXED and GROWTH mindset. Growth mindset is when you are aware that you can do anything with some time and effort and when you know that talents, skills and […]


The mystery of Sutton Hoo!

February 5, 2015

The pupils learned about the mystery of Sutton Hoo this week and were amazed to hear the discoveries made at the site. Beneath one of the main mounds they found an 89ft Long Ship. We decided to use our mathematical skills and work out if this craft would have fitted in the KS2 playground. First […]


Let it snow…Let it snow!

February 5, 2015

Year 5 refused to let the snow melt away without enjoying it first.


Secondary Science

February 4, 2015

Last week, five lucky Year 5 children were invited to a local secondary school for a science workshop! The morning session at Willowfield Secondary School was attended by James, Amine, Archie, Casey and Alfie. As soon as we arrived, the pupils were split into groups with Year 5 children from other local primary schools. The […]


Analysing Ancient Artefacts in Year 3

February 4, 2015

As part of our learning around, “Who first lived in Britain?” Year 3 have been studying artefacts in class. The children have been reading all about what Stone Age people used for tools, how they were made and what they were used for. Armed with books and the internet for research, the children then spilt […]


Reading Music in Year 3

February 4, 2015

During the Spring term, Year 3 have been learning how to read music. These exciting lesson have been introduced to the class by Mr. Turner. In each lesson, the pupils have been learning how to read musical notes on staves, how to identify beat duration for each musical note and how to perform a set of notes from staves using […]


Super Subtraction Session in Year 3

February 4, 2015

Last week in maths, Year 3 revisited subtraction strategies. Throughout the week, we revised a variety of mental and written methods such as finding small differences by counting up, partitioning, subtracting “near multiples of 10” and a combination of expanded and compact written methods.  It is fair to say, the week was one “Super Subtraction Session”. Anyway…to […]


Year 1 test

February 2, 2015

We are a test


Hands on History workshop in Year 3

February 1, 2015

As part of our topic learning around, “Who first lived in Britain?”, Year 3 were recently paid a visit from Hands on History – a nationwide educational team who deliver history workshops to fit in with the new Primary Curriculum. The morning session delivered a fascinating insight into what our ancestors might have hunted, worn, acted […]