Monthly Archives: October 2014


Reception Explore Mould

Reception have been reading a story about finding mouldy food under a bed! They have set up their own experiment to watch mould grow on different food. They made sandwiches with cheese, chocolate spread, honey and jam, then they put them into plastic bags which they labelled themselves. We will watch and observe any changes!

October 12th, 2014|

Week 7 U11 Hockey

Please click on the link below to access the Week 7 Hockey U11 Team List: Week 7 U11 v Abbotshome 15.10.14 Hockey  

October 10th, 2014|

Hooray for Harvest!

Nursery and Pre-Prep have started their Harvest celebrations with a wonderful assembly. All the children read, recited, sang and acted beautifully. Nursery waved their rainbows with great panache and Reception recited their poem very confidently. Pre-Prep 1 obviously enjoyed acting the story of Harry and his red tomato ketchup sandwiches and Pre-Prep 2's play about [...]

October 7th, 2014|

Tea Temperatures Tested in Year 4

I set Year 4 a challenge for homework: To design a container that will keep a cup of tea hot. We are thinking about good thermal conductors and insulators in class at the moment. I was so impressed when several children not only designed but made their container too! We tested them in class today [...]

October 7th, 2014|

Week 6 U11 Rugby

Please click on the link below to access the Week 6 Rugby U11 Team List: Week 6 Rugby U11 v Grace Dieu

October 6th, 2014|

Our World War 1 Roll of Honour

On Wednesdays this term Year 6 have helped us prepare for Remembrance Day by reading the names from the roll of honour in the school room. Everyone then listens to the stories behind the names  - how the school boys grew into soldiers and how they died in the Great War. The stories are very [...]

October 5th, 2014|

Skeleton Puzzles!

Last week Pre-Prep 2 tackled some skeleton challenges. Could they work in teams to put the skeleton together? Everyone tried very hard and the results were very good - as you can see! This activity was linked to our fossil work - thinking about how paleontologists assemble fossils  and sometimes make mistakes! The most famous [...]

October 5th, 2014|

Getting the Family Outside to Learn

On Saturday a group of intrepid adventurers in Years 1 and 2, together with their parents, gathered together in the courtyard for a morning’s experience of Forest School organised by Mrs Clews and Mrs Emmerson-Friend. The torrential rain earlier in the morning and a fairly bleak forecast did not dampen the spirits one little bit [...]

October 5th, 2014|

New Food Committee 2014

Here they are........ Henry, Ellie, Isabelle, Amber, Tyra, Hannah and Scarlet. Congratulations to you all!

October 2nd, 2014|

Fantastic Assembly Year 4

The purpose of this blog is really to say a big thank you and well done to everyone in Year 4. I am very proud of you all for pulling together as a team to produce a brilliant assembly.

October 2nd, 2014|
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