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Wonderful Wands and Wishes

Our Game:  After break today Years 3 and 4 got together again to work with their buddies.  They played a great warm up game of “1,2,3 Where Are You?”  This is where the children scatter themselves all over the grounds to find the best hiding place; The seekers count to 30 then race around to find as many […]

September 15th, 2017|

Buddy Time!

Year 3 and Year 4 caught up with each other today for a buddy session after break.  They sat in the outdoor classroom and had some special time sitting with with their buddy and working together.

The activity which they undertook was making dragonflies; Year 3’s were helped along by Year 4 and these sessions are […]

September 7th, 2017|

Outdoor Learning on Day One!

Year 4 have enjoyed their first day at school with Mrs Emmerson-Friend and Mrs Wason.  They have been focussing on team work and communicating with each other along with getting to know new pupils in Year 4 (welcome Holly, Lydia and Max!).  Outside Year 4 were set a team challenge using newspapers and a jug full of water to […]

September 5th, 2017|

House Rounders – Year 3 and 4

Today was the start of the House Rounders matches for Year 3 and 4.  These will continue throughout this week and next so no results can be published yet.  The girls in Year 3 have improved so much since the start of term, most of them at least getting 1/2 a rounder and some even managing to get […]

June 20th, 2017|

John Muir Walk – Monday 19th June

Wow what a scorcher! Year 4 are taking part in the John Muir Award Initiative which encourages children to share their wildlife exploration and discoveries with others, and PP1 were excited to be asked to join them on the walk today.  Year 4 luckily planned a much smaller walk than their walk last Monday knowing that […]

June 19th, 2017|

Hatching Chicks – Thursday 15th June

Well done to Mrs Emmerson-Friend who predicted that the incubated eggs would be hatching today, she was spot on (I think she’s had plenty of experience).  It has been an exciting day with two chicks that hatched at the beginning of the day and over six out by the end of the school day!  Children, […]

June 16th, 2017|

John Muir Walk, Monday 12th June

As part of their John Muir Award, our Year 4 children went on a mammoth walk with Mrs Emmerson Friend, Miss Hart and their TAs this morning.  They started at Smallwood Manor and wandered up to the church heading south towards Buttermilk Hill.

As they walked, the children were discovering and observing nature; finding lots of bugs, […]

June 12th, 2017|

Maths Day Madness!

Year 4’s maths revision today was extremely hands-on, looking at measuring areas, estimating, calculating and looking at angles.  The classes were split into four groups looking at; number bonds, measuring perimeters, large measuring, looking at angles.

The children enjoyed using metre rules, large tape measures, rulers  to measure lengths, they also tried to estimate the lengths of the areas […]

June 8th, 2017|

John Muir Award – Planning Stages

The Year 4 children have been signed up to the John Muir Award scheme which is so exciting for them.  Today they learnt more about what the initiative is all about and hopefully they will be able to tell you about what they have learnt and what an influence John Muir has been in the […]

June 6th, 2017|

Dovedale and Ilam Photos

Hope you enjoy these wonderful photos!  We had such fun at Dovedale and Ilam!





May 24th, 2017|
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