Class News

The Human Body

"Red Squirrels have been learning all about the human body and what we need to keep us healthy. The children had a go at drawing a life-size body and what is inside it.  We are going to try and piece together a human skeleton!"

Jungle Roadshow in Year 3

Wow what a fantastic day we all had  when Johnathan's Jungle Roadshow came to visit us.  The  children were amazed by his animal collection and so fascinated by all the animal facts.  We were all so proud of how respectful the children were to...

Wiltshire Fire and Rescue

Mice really enjoyed our visit from Wiltshire Fire and Rescue. Caroline came with lots of costumes for us to try on so we could pretend we were fighting fires! We learned lots about how to keep safe.

Coding Round the World

As part of our Migration topic, Hedgehogs have been busy designing, writing and testing a computer program using the coding language Python. We are coding our very own 'Round the World' game where the player will have to travel as fast and as cheaply as...

CANCELLED – open evening on 31st January 2019

Due to the inclement weather that has been forecast from late this afternoon, we have taken the difficult decision to cancel the event to ensure everybody can get home safely. We apologise for any inconvenience, and will publish an alternative date for visiting the...

Dancing Where the Wild Things Are

This term Pine Martens have been learning dance movements to our topic 'Where the Wild Things Are' using a dance CD.  They have created the story in small groups through a range of movements to interpret the characters and events. Their...

Bubbles investigation in Year 4

This week in Year 4, we investigated how the size of a paper roll affected how large you could blow a bubble. We mixed washing up liquid and water and made a device out of cardboard and a split-pin to measure the diameter of the bubbles. We had...

Year 6 Special Project Presentations

Last week, in Year 6, the children who didn't go to Young Voices worked on a project in pairs or threes. The children chose from either a Geography or Science project related to our foundation learning in term 3. The children researched an area...

Firefighters in Reception

We had another visit from the emergency services! This time we were lucky to be able to spray the hose from a fire engine, and learn how firefighters save the lives of pets and people.  

Where the Wild Things Are

Last week in ICT we continued to explore Scratch Jr on Ipads. We used our story of Where the Wild Things Are to create our own storyboard, which next week we will re-create on Scratch Jr. The first background shows Max’s bedroom turning into a forest. Next...

Flute Assembly

Flautists from KS2 celebrated their learning in a special flute assembly. Our new flute teacher encouraged them all to perform a short solo and they were all so brave to perform in front of such a large audience. It was a super opportunity to...

Robots in Year 2

We started our new topic- Robots. We began learning a story by creating different actions for each word. So far we have learnt 4 paragraphs! Maybe we could show our grown-ups at home?

Year 2 Circuits

We decided to get active after Christmas. We set up 9 circuit stations and worked our way through them. They included; sit ups, star jumps and even mountain climbers! We were rather tired afterwards and spent some time relaxing to calm music. ...

Teacher & TA recruitment open evening

We are currently recruiting for Early Years and class teachers, and are holding a recruitment open evening on Thursday 31st January 2019 for anyone who is interested in finding out more about working for The Mead Academy Trust. You can come along for a tour of the...

Our local hero’s

What an exciting start to the term! We have had a visit from two paramedics and their ambulance. It was very interesting listening to them tell us about their work. We were allowed to look in the ambulance and see how to use the equipment. We...

Fabulous Finish in Year 6

This week, Year 6 were able to share their Well-being guides with their grown ups for our Fabulous Finish. Some of the feedback from our Well-being guides have been "Impressive use of words", "Very impressed with the standard of work" and...

Year 3 Perform Narnia

Congratulations to Year 3 who worked collaboratively to perform a fantastic Narnia production on Thursday 13th December. Our songs 'Here comes the Snow', 'Snow' and 'Snowman' thrilled the audiences and the dramatic battle dance went down a real treat! The...

Healthy Lunch of the Week

As part of our PSHE enrichment year, we have decided to spot healthy lunches. These two nursery children were spotted by Mrs Gaines and gave us the idea that a 'healthy eater of the week' should be celebrated. What will you have for your lunch...

Number Counting in Year 1

In maths this week Year 1 have been exploring the numbers 1-20. The children used model figures to count out 16. We then filled up our tens frame and noticed that when it was full there were 10 figures inside, with 6 left over. We used a number...

Portal Adventures in Year 3

The Ravens and Otters have had a fantastic week starting their portal stories, we have developed our characters and created our settings. We can’t wait to find out where our portal adventure will take us! We have also started to practise our...

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