Monthly Archives: May 2015

A Very Special Week!

Our music has been quite exceptional this year. To provide 20% of the National Children’s Choir of Great Britain speaks for itself and last Friday the children travelled to derby for the annual Arts Festival, entered two competitions and came back with two cups! Many congratulations are due to the whole of the choir and [...]

May 18th, 2015|

VE Day-70 Years On!

On Friday, all the children celebrated the 70th anniversary of VE Day. The day began with a thoughtful chapel service in which we remembered the men who fought in the war, the help from our allies and the hard work of those who remained in Britain and had to cope with such things as the [...]

May 17th, 2015|

Spring Fete Craft Competitions

Well done to everyone who entered the craft competitions! We were all amazed at the imaginative, original entries. There were wonderful red, white and blue cakes, fantastic Potato Petes and Dr. Carrots and superb vegetable and fruit lions! The allied plane competition was so varied that it was separated into 3 categories - dioramas, kit [...]

May 10th, 2015|

VE Day

On the 70th anniversary of VE Day, the Pre-Prep had some very special visitors! Tilly's great grandmother and great, great aunt came to see us and told us their memories of VE Day. The children then proudly sang some of the famous World War 2 songs and our visitors joined in. Our impromptu concert ended [...]

May 10th, 2015|

Great Teamwork, Pre-Prep 2

Pre-Prep 2 have started their work on 'World War 2' by finding out about the countries in Europe. They tackled a very difficult geography challenge in teams! They were given a map of Europe with some gaps and a sheet with the missing countries. They then had to identify and insert the missing countries! There was lots [...]

May 10th, 2015|

Little Beethovens!

Pre-Prep 2 extended their work on sound by learning about Ludwig Van Beethoven. They transformed themselves into little Beethovens by donning Beethoven masks. They then walked in the country and composed music just as this great composer did! Everyone enjoyed listening to the final concert of our countryside music. Great work, Pre-Prep 2!

May 10th, 2015|

Science Revision

Revision Week has begun! It's important that the children develop good revision skills from an early age so today we made Revision Booklets and began looking back at some of this year's work. Revision doesn't have to be boring though - here are some photos from today!

May 5th, 2015|

Looking at Rocks

Year 3 have been studying Rocks & Soils in our recent science lessons. They really enjoyed sorting the rocks into different rock types. Here are some photos from our lesson:

May 5th, 2015|
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