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We are learning how to make healthy snacks in D&T. These are our stuffed pepper boats.

We are learning how to make healthy snacks in D&T. These are our stuffed pepper boats. 1
We are learning how to make healthy snacks in D&T. These are our stuffed pepper boats. 2
We are learning how to make healthy snacks in D&T. These are our stuffed pepper boats. 3
We are learning how to make healthy snacks in D&T. These are our stuffed pepper boats. 4
We are learning how to make healthy snacks in D&T. These are our stuffed pepper boats. 5
We are learning how to make healthy snacks in D&T. These are our stuffed pepper boats. 6
We are learning how to make healthy snacks in D&T. These are our stuffed pepper boats. 7
We are learning how to make healthy snacks in D&T. These are our stuffed pepper boats. 8

Role play in the Beach Shop

Our visit to Sharkbait Reef Aquarium

Summer 2 2019 Newsletter

A Viking Feast

We enjoyed a Viking feast to celebrate the end of our topic. First we found out about the foods Vikings ate, then worked together to churn our own butter and bake bread following an old Viking recipe.

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First we took turns to shake cream into butter.

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Next we followed the Viking bread recipe.

Next we followed the Viking bread recipe. 1
Next we followed the Viking bread recipe. 2
Next we followed the Viking bread recipe. 3

Finally we served our bread and butter with honey and berries - a favourite Viking treat.

Finally we served our bread and butter with honey and berries - a favourite Viking treat. 1
Finally we served our bread and butter with honey and berries - a favourite Viking treat. 2
Finally we served our bread and butter with honey and berries - a favourite Viking treat. 3
Finally we served our bread and butter with honey and berries - a favourite Viking treat. 4
Finally we served our bread and butter with honey and berries - a favourite Viking treat. 5
Finally we served our bread and butter with honey and berries - a favourite Viking treat. 6

Here we are preparing the raised beds for planting. Everybody helped to clear the weeds and dig in new compost.

Viking Longboat Collage

We had fun experimenting with different printing techniques to create textured papers for our collage art project.

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Look at our wonderful work!

How to trap a dragon...

Today we have been thinking of ways to trap a dragon as part of our English work on writing instructions. Reception worked brilliantly together to come up with some great ideas and acted them out.

 

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We've made a great start on our Vikings and Dragons topic by transforming our home corner into a Viking longhouse.

Summer 1 2019 Newsletter

Year 1 will learn to use precursive letter formation to prepare them for joining their handwriting in Year 2.

Forest School - we had a great time making fairy houses using materials from the wood.

Forest School - we had a great time making fairy houses using materials from the wood. 1
Forest School - we had a great time making fairy houses using materials from the wood. 2
Forest School - we had a great time making fairy houses using materials from the wood. 3

Budding Bricklayers! We made pretend cement then had a go at creating our own brick walls.

Spring Term 2 2019 Newsletter

Visiting a Buddhist shrine at the Tara Kadampa Meditation Centre

Kung Hei Fat Choi! We celebrated Chinese New Year in Class 1

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We all helped to make vegetable stir fry, noodles and dumplings.

We all helped to make vegetable stir fry, noodles and dumplings. 1
We all helped to make vegetable stir fry, noodles and dumplings. 2
We all helped to make vegetable stir fry, noodles and dumplings. 3
We all helped to make vegetable stir fry, noodles and dumplings. 4

We took the Chopstick Challenge and practised writing Chinese numbers.

We took the Chopstick Challenge and practised writing Chinese numbers. 1
We took the Chopstick Challenge and practised writing Chinese numbers. 2

We followed the Pearl of Wisdom and created our own dragon dances.

We followed the Pearl of Wisdom and created our own dragon dances. 1
We followed the Pearl of Wisdom and created our own dragon dances. 2
We followed the Pearl of Wisdom and created our own dragon dances. 3
We followed the Pearl of Wisdom and created our own dragon dances. 4

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Year 1 have designed their own Chinese Dragon Stick Puppets

We loved finding out about the Giant Panda. We made a habitat using collage and natural objects.

We loved finding out about the Giant Panda. We made a habitat using collage and natural objects. 1
We loved finding out about the Giant Panda. We made a habitat using collage and natural objects. 2
We loved finding out about the Giant Panda. We made a habitat using collage and natural objects. 3

Spring term 1 2019 Newsletter

2018 Christmas Trip to Santa's Winter Wonderland

3..2..1..Wheee!

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Christmas Crafts in Class 1

We have been learning about the changing seasons and looking at landscapes painted by Monet and Van Gogh. We used some of their techniques to paint pictures for our 2019 calendars.

We have been learning about the changing seasons and looking at landscapes painted by Monet and Van Gogh. We used some of their techniques to paint pictures for our 2019 calendars. 1

WWF Adoption Certificate

Class 1 children have become Green Ambassadors for WWF after raising enough money to adopt a polar bear with their Christmas messages. Great work!

Class 1 children have become Green Ambassadors for WWF after raising enough money to adopt a polar bear with their Christmas messages. Great work! 1

We made these cute penguins using recycled plastic bottles for this years Eco Stall.

We made these cute penguins using recycled plastic bottles for this years Eco Stall. 1

A perfect day for an autumn walk...

Autumn Term 2 2018 Newsletter

We have been learning about portraits in Art. The children have enjoyed experimenting with different styles including Picasso, Arcimboldo and Pop Art. We have created our own gallery in Class 1 with all the beautiful work.

We have been learning about portraits in Art. The children have enjoyed experimenting with different styles including Picasso, Arcimboldo and Pop Art. We have created our own gallery in Class 1 with all the beautiful work. 1

Play and Learn - Class 1 enjoyed chatting about their families today and made some beautiful family trees. Thank you to all the parents that were able to come.

Play and Learn - Class 1 enjoyed chatting about their families today and made some beautiful family trees. Thank you to all the parents that were able to come. 1
Play and Learn - Class 1 enjoyed chatting about their families today and made some beautiful family trees. Thank you to all the parents that were able to come. 2
Play and Learn - Class 1 enjoyed chatting about their families today and made some beautiful family trees. Thank you to all the parents that were able to come. 3
Play and Learn - Class 1 enjoyed chatting about their families today and made some beautiful family trees. Thank you to all the parents that were able to come. 4

Family Trees

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Autumn Term 1 2018 Newsletter

A fantastic day out at the Ploughing Match

Class 1 Timetable 2018/19

Welcome to our wonderful new Reception children!

Welcome to our wonderful new Reception children! 1
We had a lovely time today, meeting the animals and finding out about their special diets. Can you remember which animals were herbivores or carnivores? Did we meet any omnivores?

Little Riddlers!

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Class 1 have written some fantastic rainforest animal riddles this week. We have entered them in the Young Writers national competition Little Riddlers. Please feel free to come in and read their super writing and keep your fingers crossed for a winning entry.

Bike Day

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Here we are practising our bike riding skills. Our instructor was very impressed with our concentration and progress. Well done Class 1!
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Land Art inspired by Andy Goldsworthy

Shrovetide Sculpture Workshop with artists from The ClayRooms

Happy Hens Trip

We had a great time at Happy Hens Farm collecting eggs, feeding the animals and riding on the tractor and trailer. 

World Book Day - Class 1 look fantastic in their book character costumes

Happy Mother's Day!

Class 1 have made yummy Gingerbread Mummy Biscuits and would like to wish all of their mums a Happy Mother's Day. Mrs Leiper would like to add that hands were well washed! We hope you enjoy them. 

Author Visit

Today we were pleased to invite Anya Acres to read her new book "Ollie Discovers the Planets." The children listened really well and asked lots of questions. They even made suggestions for new Ollie adventures!

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Space Art

Class 1 had lots of messy fun as they experimented with a variety of printing techniques to create textured planets for our Space Topic display board.

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Here is the finished result with collage, painting, printing and clay work. Great job Class 1!
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If you would like your child to attend our school please contact the Headteacher Mrs. Hart to make an appointment to look around.
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