The Big Question: Would we like/use an outdoor table tennis table on the Practice Pitch? We now have a very keen electorate that are very engaged in the process. The results: Yes- 58 No- 28 Pupil Parliament will use this result to help inform their next discussion about outdoor play spaces in school.
This week is UK Parliament Week. Today's big question: Would we like/use an outdoor table tennis table on the Practice Pitch? Thanks to Anton for contributing the question.
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 [...]
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. [...]
We managed to put together a very impressive assembly about teamwork, in just 2 1/2 weeks! We showcased a little of the work we had been doing together as a year group and also with our year 3 buddies. We shared the story of the Icelandic football team. This was a team who did surprisingly [...]
We've had a great time this week. Our sessions have largely focused on team building and transition activities. We have laid some firm foundations for our academic year. Hopefully this week we have also established clear expectations and started off our term in a fun and friendly way. Well done Year 4, a fantastic start!
Year 4 are intrepid explorers, today we walked through the very pretty countryside that surrounds the Smallwood Manor Estate. We hiked through dark tunnels, climbed hills and hid in grass meadows. It was a lot of fun. The 10K loop had been predetermined by the children in their geography lesson. Each class member took a [...]