The Big Question: Should we allow Main Prep pupils to choose where to sit at lunchtime? Another keen turn out. Happily, this question prompted much debate, this is a key part of the referendum process. The results: Yes- 61 No- 27 I have passed this information on to Mr Gear, he can use it to [...]
Well done to our Year 4 for their Remembrance Assembly this morning. The children put together an interesting and informative assembly. They provided further information to the school and parents on the men who died who are on our Smallwood Manor Roll of Honour. It made us think about how young they were when they died and how [...]
UK Parliament Week is an annual festival that engages people from across the UK with Parliament, explores what it means to them and empowers them to get involved. Here at DCPS we have been learning about Parliament, laws, decision making, ballots, discussions and how we are all involved in making changes. Having our own Pupil Parliament [...]
This week is UK Parliament Week. Today's big question: Should we allow main prep pupils to choose where to sit at lunchtime? Thanks to Tilly for contributing the question.
The votes have been counted by an external adjudicator. There was 100% turn out to vote from the electorate (Main Prep teachers and pupils), 87 votes cast. The big question: Should we allow chocolate snacks at break time? Yes= 76 votes No= 11 votes Good news! Mr Gear has agreed that snacks from both home [...]
This week is UK Parliament Week. Today's big question: Should we allow chocolate snacks at break time?
It is UK Parliament Week. In order to 'Engage. Explore. Empower.' the pupils with all things Parliamentary, we will be holding a lunchtime referendum on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday this week. The Big Question asked each day will aim to encourage debate among the children. The results will be announced first thing the next day. [...]
Year 3 and 4 had a great afternoon of sports. The girls played inter-house hockey whilst the boys had an afternoon of rugby practice. It was a sunny but cold afternoon but it didn't stop the children from playing, the faster they ran the warmer they got. Here are some photos of their games session.
Year 4 took a special memorial trip to the NMA, Alrewas last Thursday. They arrived at the NMA and were taken straight to their first activity. Chris was our host, who gave us all some information on some of the Corps in WW1. The children made armbands to show which Corps they were in and they [...]
Year 4 started a new topic on Solids and Liquids and today the children have been learning about how particles behave in solids, liquids and gases. They have watched a science video clip about particles and performed a dramatic version of these materials, acting like particles in solids, liquids and gases. 'The gases' were the children (playing [...]