Year Group Blog

Festive Creativities

We kicked off the week with a session led by FOCUS to record our song – it was fast paced and tricky to be quiet in all the right spots but we had great fun and look forward to hearing …

Kensuke Kingdom

We are immersing ourselves in Kensuke’s Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo.  As we read the book it became apparent that a chapter of the book was missing;  so we have become authors to re-write the missing part, with some fabulous results.…

Universal Children’s Day

In a very short week we have packed a great deal in.  We have developed our self portraits with some fabulous results.

On Universal Children’s Day we enjoyed meeting Jacob and learning about his work with refugees through Action for …

Be a buddy not a bully

This week we have been focusing on the power of kindness and how it can be the best tool to prevent bullying and promote friendship. On Tuesday, both children and staff wore odd socks and creatively designed an anti-bullying poster …

This island’s mine!

Totally immersion in The Tempest this week has been enriching, creative, enlightening and great fun.  The children will have shared with you that we have acted, choreographed, written, danced, diarised, conjectured, predicted, collaged, painted and laughed.  The learning has been …

Freedom

This week we have been getting stuck in with all things creative and active. We have been exploring with colour, creating sea turtles and observing closely as we start self portraits. During PE, we have been developing ball skills, in …

Celebrating Diwali

It was wonderful to see so many parents at Family Friday and share our learning from this half term with you all.  This has completed our week of celebrations.

We enjoyed a wonderful Diwali lunch on Wednesday and created some …

Marvellous mummification!

In English we have been exploring the emotions of Howard Carter’s discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb and putting ourselves in his shoes in order to create a diary entry. To do this we learned about possessive apostrophes and subordinating conjunctions (I

The Mysteries uncovered

This week we have continued to explore Ancient Egypt, including the river Nile and the amazing and exciting discovery of King Tutankhamen’s tomb. During Topic, we have travelled back in time to the river Nile and in pairs, have created …

Egyptologists

Highlight of the week was our wonderful trip to the Fitzwilliam Museum.  We enjoyed some the superb learning opportunities provided by the museum staff and the self-led part of the day.  Thank you to the parents who supported this trip.…

Legendary Learning Street

We have immersed ourselves in the curriculum this week and the children have thoroughly enjoyed learning new skills from the Ancient Egyptians. Out in the learning street, the children have been understanding how the Egyptians built pyramids and reproducing 3D …

Welcome to Year 4

We are delighted to see all the children back in school as they start Year 4.  We have enjoyed getting to know them this week and have spent time this week reminding ourselves of the school’s values in interactive and …