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Year 3 Blog

Magnetic Madness!

What is attracted to a magnet? Metal? Is all metal attracted to a magnet? These are some of the questions that Year 3 have been investigating in their science lessons. We’ve had lots of fun starting to learn about our new topic of magnetism this week. The children...

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Year 3 Poetry Festival

Year 3 have been busy this week practising their poem for the Poetry Festival.  This is a big thing for Year 3, they are performing as individuals in front of the class whilst being assessed so there are quite a few nervous children.  They have been brilliant whilst...

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Year 3 Midnight Man

Year 3 have been working on their letters to the Midnight Man (an imaginary mysterious character who “visited” the classroom leaving a box containing stars, a horse shoe, a cloak and an explanatory letter.)  They have been considering how to improve their letter...

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Obituary John A. Shouksmith Old Smallwoodian 1942-2020

It is with much sadness that we remember the life of a past master of 33 years at Smallwood Manor. Please read his eulogy written by his son Paul, a past pupil at Smallwood. Thank you for sharing this with us. "Mr Shouksmith, Sir, JAS, Shoukie (usually behind his...

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Obituary of Malcolm Green, Old Smallwoodian 1936-2020

Taken from The Telegraph 21st September 2020 Malcolm Green, who has died aged 84, was Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at Oxford University, responsible for a wealth of contributions to organometallic chemistry – the study of compounds containing, and reactions...

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