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Year 4 Interview The Railway Children Train Driver

Our Year 4 children have been practising their skills as journalists by preparing interview questions for the train driver from the novel The Railway Children by Edith Nesbit.  Our very own Mr Harrison stepped in to act the part of the train driver who was the witness when the three children, from the book, took [...]

February 12th, 2018|

Dissolving Bones!

A couple of weeks ago Year 4 set up an experiment to determine the effect that acid (vinegar) has on bones.  The children placed some clean chicken leg bones into a beaker of vinegar, a beaker of water and a beaker of air to compare what happens to the bones and to make a fair test.  [...]

January 30th, 2018|

Skeletons in the Classroom

Year 4 have started their new Science topic this term and are looking at Moving and Growing.  Last week they looked at the human skeleton and learned names of the bones and the functions of the skeleton.  This week, they have watched a great science video today showing animals then showing the same animal with only [...]

January 16th, 2018|

Fun in the Snow!

Mr Gear treated the children to an extended break today to take advantage of the snow which we don't see here very often!  Most children had brought suitable clothing for the weather and had great fun on the Headmaster's Lawn sledging down the hill or on the playing fields making snow angels, snowmen and generally [...]

December 11th, 2017|

Y3 and Y4 Girls Hockey Training Session with Lisa Prince

The Year 3 and Year 4 girls were excited as Miss Bennett had organised for Lisa Prince (nee Bayliss) to come in to train with them.  Lisa has represented Great Britain many times in hockey and is an Olympic Medal winner! Friday was a bitterly cold afternoon and whilst the excitement of Lisa arriving was [...]

December 11th, 2017|

Year 4 Walk to St John’s Church, Marchington Woodlands

Year 4 had a fab morning on Monday when they took a walk up to St John's Church in Marchington Woodlands.  Mrs Emmerson-Friend had arranged for some of the church wardens and the vicar to be available for the children to talk to, along with some wonderful ladies who provided the children with drinks and [...]

December 6th, 2017|

Year 4 Sort Out Solids

Today Year 4's were involved in a science experiment to help sort out some solids.  Mrs Wason had been up to mischief this morning and made such a mess mixing different types of solids together in lots of bowls.  The children had to find the best equipment suitable to separate the substances so that Mrs [...]

November 21st, 2017|

Choir Investment and Eucharist Service

Father Brendan took a lovely service today and invested our new choir.  It was a very special service with some lovely solo performances by; Anton on the piano, Uma on the piano, Su-Shan on the violin and Max singing.  

November 17th, 2017|

Thursday Results of the Referendum

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.

November 16th, 2017|

The Big Question: Thursday

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.

November 16th, 2017|
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