Monthly Archives: September 2015



Join us for a presentation from David Thomson next Thursday 8th October at 7pm. GET STUDYSMART!, written and presented by David Thomson, founder director of the independent school development consultancy Futuremind, helps ‘pupils’ understand how to become a ‘student’ and fires them up to do their personal best. [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent="yes" overflow="visible"][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type="1_1" background_position="left top" background_color="" border_size="" border_color="" [...]

September 29th, 2015|

Getting Ready for Harvest

All of Pre-Prep and Nursery are starting to think about Harvest.  Last week PP1 enjoyed reading the story 'Handa's Surprise' followed by lots of fun and funny faces tasting a range of different fruits!  The children then worked as a team to write a class poem using adjectives to describe the fruits.  Well done PP1 [...]

September 27th, 2015|

Week 5 Hockey Selections (w/c 28.09.15)

Please click on the link below to  access the Week 5 Hockey team lists: Week 5 - Girls Hockey U11 v Abbots Bromley 29.09.15 Week 5 - Girls Hockey U10 v Abbots Bromley 29.09.15 Week 5 - Girls Hockey Mixed v St Bedes 30.09.15

September 25th, 2015|

Marchington Woodlands Walk with Year 4

   Year 4 have been to visit Marchington Woodlands Church today. The weather was kind, we enjoyed a lovely walk through the gorgeous staffordshire countryside on our way there. Once there we searched the church grounds and buildings for clues about the past; the church wardens were on hand to help us out. We found [...]

September 22nd, 2015|

A Busy School!

Year 4’s assembly last week was a joy to behold. The link that we have with our environment has never been more important and they reminded us very forcefully of our responsibilities towards nature and trees in particular. It was a very entertaining presentation, getting a serious message across , often in a light-hearted way [...]

September 21st, 2015|

Reading is Fun in PP2!

The children have settled extremely well into their new PP2 routines. Friday afternoon we shared library books and discovered lots of interesting facts about People Who Help Us, our Michaelmas term topic. [/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]

September 18th, 2015|

Year 3 and 4 Buddies Make Clay Creatures

Year 3 & 4 met in the Cedars for a buddy session. We started with a game of their choice: 40:40. I was impressed to see how the children developed the rule 'you must be touching the tree or someone touching the tree' to enable a huge long line that stretched into the woods!   [...]

September 17th, 2015|

Treeeeemendous Trees

   What a fabulous assembly Year 4, treemendous! I really don't know how you managed to learn all you did in just 2 weeks. Well done, I am very proud of you all.   The Lorax really entertained us all (but did it sent Alfie to sleep?).

September 16th, 2015|

5 Billion Years on a Toilet Roll

In order for Year 6 to see the history of the earth represented visually, they made a timeline that spanned 5 billion years, represented by a toilet roll. It was brilliant fun. It helped us to understand how long humans have been on earth relative to life itself. This learning linked to our unit on [...]

September 16th, 2015|

Food Committee 2015-2016

News just in...... The new Food Committee consists of Mrs Clews, Mrs Stone, Mrs McMahon, Mrs E-F and these important people: Yr 3- Sam and Will H Yr 4- Georgina, Oliver and Alfie Yr 5- William B, Tyra, Jess and Henry M Congratulations to all the above pupils. Sam and Will, we will get you [...]

September 13th, 2015|
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