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Monthly Archives: December 2021

KS2 Christmas Carol Service

On Thursday 16th December and Friday 17th December, we are looking forward to performing for our parents and guardians. Every class in KS2 has worked so hard to learn carols, sing in a group, learn readings and also learn hand actions to complement the carols.Children in Year 6 have also learnt readings for part of… Continue Reading

Year 4 Christingles

Year 4 Christingles

This afternoon, Year 4 made the traditional German Christmas decoration the Christingle. The Christingle is full of lovely symbolism: the orange represents the world, the red ribbon Jesus’ blood; the four cocktail sticks represent the four seasons and the four points of the compass, while the sweets remind us of the fruits of the Earth,… Continue Reading

Community Gardening

Last week, Year 4 Nurture Group started to plant up the EYFS outdoor area with Spring bulbs. We worked with a local community gardening group, learning about what bulbs are, how they grow and the correct way to plant them. The children all worked very hard and thoroughly enjoyed the experience of working together with… Continue Reading

Watercolour sunsets

This half term, Nurture Group have been learning about hibernation. We have been learning about why animals hibernation, which ones hibernate and exactly what hibernation is. Did you know for example, that frogs hibernate at the bottom of ponds over Winter? In response, the children have been creating stunning watercolour sunsets with their chosen hibernating… Continue Reading

Baking day

Baking day

As the finale of our Design and Technology unit, Year 4 made our bread rolls today. We began by making sure all of our hands and equipment were clean, then we mixed… kneaded…     shaped..,. and proved our flavoured breads. After Gillian in the kitchen had kindly baked our bread buns for us, we… Continue Reading

Not a Stick

When is a stick not a stick? If you ask Reception I am sure they will share lots of ideas! As part of our literacy curriculum the children have been using their imagination to change sticks into lots of different objects. They have also been using their fantastic phonics knowledge to record their ideas in… Continue Reading