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Main Prep Disco Gets Underway!

The children were full of excitement and fun prior to actually going into the gym for their school disco.  Dave Dee was ready and the time had come for the hair brushing, waxing, spraying to stop so the dancing could commence!  As you can see from the photos the children and teachers always enjoy this event [...]

October 12th, 2017|

Year 4 Test Insulators

Year 4 were given a challenge to see if they could find out which insulating material would keep Mrs McMahon's soup warm.  They were provided with three cups each made of different materials (cardboard, plastic and polystyrene) and were asked to predict which material would keep the soup warm for longer and therefore provide better insulation.  [...]

October 11th, 2017|

Year 4 Keep it Cool!

The Challenge:  Year 4 have yet again amazed us by designing their own scientific experiment in class today.  They were given the challenge of devising an experiment to find the best method to cool a hot cup of tea as quickly as possible.  The children could choose from various equipment such as; glass beakers, metal and [...]

October 10th, 2017|

Cup of Tea for Year 4?!

As part of Year 4's Science Topic "Keeping Warm", the children had to devise an experiment to find out what happens to a freshly poured cup of tea which is left in the classroom for 30 minutes. The children came up with some great ideas that the tea will get cold but were asked to [...]

September 21st, 2017|

English – Senses in the Cedars

Just before the rain came this afternoon, Year 4 had a fantastic sensory English lesson down in the Cedars before lunch. They were asked to use their senses to describe the Cedars and they were taken down to Cedars to get some ideas. They started the lesson by with what they could see in the Cedars and [...]

September 21st, 2017|

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 [...]

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|
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