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Year 5 Blog

Prince and the Pauper – Review

Our school went to the New Vic theatre to see our yearly play.  We enjoyed it deeply.  Here are our thoughts: We adored the maypole dancing and were pleased to see their inclusion of young actors and actresses.  The thing we weren’t expecting from the play was...

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Dramatic Language!

The Year 5 community was in awe this week when they learnt how to use dramatic language in their newspaper reports. It is alleged that all children have made great steps of progress and are now using fantastic journalistic descriptions in their writing. According to...

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Denstone Drama Workshop

A huge thank you to Mrs. Abson, who ran an amazing drama workshop at Denstone College for the children in 5Mc on Monday.  The children enjoyed doing a variety of activities which included: body as prop, freeze frames, miming, slow motion, and improvisation.  The...

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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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