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Foxes and Ravens have another busy week!

Foxes and Ravens have had another wonderful week. In Maths, we have developed our understanding of 2 digit numbers by learning about how to compare numbers. We have been using 'more than' and 'less than' symbols to compare numbers and have had...

Ravens and Foxes meet real-life heroes!

Ravens and Foxes kick started our topic, 'What makes a hero?', with a visit from a pair of real life heroes!  We were extremely lucky to be visited by two Paramedics. We enjoyed hearing about how they help people on a day to day basis and we...

Invasion Games

This week, Year Six have been making the most of the dry weather and have been playing different versions of invasion games on the field. It was particularly tricky when we tried to play non-verbally and there were lots of tapping and clapping...

Mice enjoying outdoor space

 Mice Class have been enjoying their first few days of school. The nursery and reception children have been busy learning together in our beautiful outdoor space....

Robins and Woodpeckers Freeze Frame

Robins and Woodpeckers have been freeze framing key parts of the Cinnamon story and writing arguments for and against Cinnamon going with the Tiger, through doing a 'conscience alley'.Robins and Woodpeckers have been freeze framing key parts of the...

Superhero Dance Moves for Pine Martens

Pine Martens have been learning dance moves for our Superhero topic. They have created short sequences of movement as their chosen superhero including using balance to perform a moment of stillness in a pose of their...

Ravens and Foxes have a busy first week

 This week, Ravens and Foxes have started an exciting art project. First, we learnt about the proportions of facial features and had a go at drawing eyes, ears and mouths in the correct place. Next, we took it in turns to be super models for our partners while they...

Y3 Kingfishers and Robins

Our Year 3 children have enjoyed a special brass workshop this week run by Eileen Taylor from the Trowbridge and District Youth Band. Every child had the opportunity to try out the various brass instruments and to experience how it would feel to be part of...

Under the Sea

In Swallows class this week all the children have been making their clay 'Under the Sea' art. The children had a choice of making either a clay tile with a 3D creature on top, etching an underwater scene onto their clay tile or making a complete 3D sea...

Can art tell a story?

The children in year 2 had extra fun in Golden Time this week after the success of their assembly to their parent earlier in the week. The children shared all their learning from the term so far in response to their enquiry question 'Can art tell a...

YAY! Cross curricular

Year 5 have been busy designing parachutes and recording the effects of air resistance this week in a cross curricular lesson of Science and DT. We loved testing our designs and making predictions about which parachutes worked best!   ...

Ravens and Frogs Secret Mission

Last week Ravens and Frogs have been working on a secret mission to help the plight of the bumble bee. We have been identifying different types of bumble bees and the differences between bumble bees and honey bees. We have been investigating the school grounds trying...

Falcons take their learning outside

As the heat rose last week, we took our learning outside! The Falcons learnt the biography of Roald Dahl using talk for writing. They have been enjoying biography writing and will be writing William Shakespeare's biography in the upcoming weeks. Watch this space; we...

Swallows – Maths lesson

In Swallows class the children in Reception have been learning to double, half and share both objects and numbers in their maths lessons. They have really impressed us with their ability to relate these skills from object to...

Cody Computing

This week in Year 5, we manipulated variables when creating our own space related game.  Using our coding skills, we were able to create various levels and had great fun testing Miss Imperato's reaction...

Garage Band – Eagles and Skylarks

Using the App 'Garage Band' on the iPads the Eagles and Skylarks are developing their skills as composers. Initially they devised a 'Space Rhythm Mix' using loops and a drum machine. Following on from that they have skillfully played a chord sequence using sounds from...

What’s around us?

This week, the children in Year 5 used ipads and grid references to identify what's around them. They also created their own questions to answer about locations of key landmarks and answered using six figure grid references. We clearly have some very talented...

Year 1 Super Stars

We have had a lovely few weeks back at school, having finished our castle stories last week, we are now excited to be starting our new topic on the story of ‘Lost and Found’. We loved hearing about the adventure the boy and penguin went on across the ocean and started...

Boats on the sea

Last week Swallows class started their next art topic. They have been looking at 'Boats on the sea' by Vincent Van Gogh and focusing on what marks/lines would show movements of the sea. They have been able to use pencils, oil pastels, chalks, etc. to show their...

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