Class News

Max

Max from the 'wild things' came to visit us last week for some advice. We have been writing letters to Max suggesting what he needs to do such as 'say sorry to his mum and be kind to the wild things.'...

The Owl and The Pussy Cat

Year 2 have been busy trying to help The Owl and The Pussy Cat who sent us a letter, explaining that they are stranded on a desert island, in the land where the Bongtree grows. Their beautiful pea green boat had been destroyed and they wanted...

West Side Story – Year 5

Children from Falcons, Crickets and Hedgehogs took part in a performance of West Side Story in the Forum Bath. The event was organised by the Bath Festival and Wiltshire Music Centre . Children took part in a number of workshops at school and then sang...

Writers of the week

Pine Martens have been learning the poem ‘The Owl and the Pussy Cat’ by Edward Lear. They have used Pie Corbett’s ‘Talk for Writing’ to learn actions for the poem which they will innovate at a later date. We are really impressed with how well the children...

Football Skills

 Mr Phillips has been teaching football skills to Year 1.  We learnt how to defend the goal and different types of footwork so that we had control when moving, scoring and stopping the ball....

Learning about habitats

Last week Pine Martens were learning about habitats for plants and animals. They linked their learning to their non-chronological report writing in English and the artist, Georgia O’ Keefe. The children used digital technology to photograph a habitat in...

SATs and Tai Chi

SATs week is in full swing and Year 6 have been getting in the zone with a bit of Tai Chi this morning! Good luck to you all - we are so proud of you! 

Fruit taste testing

We were recently visited by a member of staff from Asda who kindly brought in a selection of fruit  for us to taste. This gave us an chance to think about what fruits we will be using in our smoothies at the end of the term. Pineapple,...

Family Tea Party

We made delicious scones last week and shared them with our grown ups during our "family tea party". We all agreed that they were delicious!

Creating our own brand

This term, Kingfishers are learning about product design in DT. We are learning how to design and create a brand for our very own smoothies'. To help with our creativity and design we had a visit from Asda superstore. Kingfishers were able to...

Nursery and the beanstalk

After having planted their own beans,  the nursery children have been observing them grow. They have used rulers to measure the height of the beanstalks and have used iPads to record the growth.

The Roman Baths

Yesterday the Year 3's went on an exciting trip to the Roman Baths. Whilst we were there; we explored the museum, dressed as Romans, created a mosaic and learnt about Roman buildings. We all had an excellent day and learnt a...

Year 4 become Composers

Fireflies and Merlins have been composing music in groups over the last few weeks. They have taken the poem 'Midnight Visitors' by Irene Rownsley and created music as a 'Sound Picture'. Children have thought carefully about how they can change the texture,...

Year 5 enjoying planning a sequel 

This week in year 5, we have finished Varjak Paw and we absolutely loved it! We are very excited now to be planning our own sequels. the children loved exploring different ideas for characters settings and events and have created beautiful mood...

Upper Row Farm Trip

Both Year 2 classes spent separate days at Upper Row farm, near Bath. Farmer Emma was a delightful host, sharing her knowledge on how to care for the animals on her farm.  The children were given the task to help her feed some of the animals including the...

Our trip to Upper Row Farm

On Thursday, Pine Martens went to Upper Row Farm in Laverton. They spent time learning about animals on a working farm including what the end product would be! The farm also has a Roman garden where the children practised their sketching skills by drawing...

Games Tournament

Last week, Year 6 put their rugby skills to the test and played a games tournament during PE. The children loved dipping and diving to try and get away from the defenders and scored some amazing tries. They showed excellent sportsmanship throughout the...

Spring Walk

Butterflies and Bees enjoyed a "spring walk" in which we spotted signs that the weather is changing! The children noticed lots of spring flowers, new buds and insects in the school...

The Romans

Last week we started our new topic of The Romans! We read a story about Pompeii and began making comparisons between Pompeii before the eruption of Mount Vesuvius and after. We then used these to write some exciting...

Drama and Art workshops

Some very lucky Year 3s were chosen to visit Trowbridge Town Hall last term. The children took part in either a Drama or Art workshop which they then showcased to each other. An excellent morning for all...

Year 5 enjoying Varjak Paw

We have had a wonderful start to the term and the children are really enjoying reading Varjak Paw. We have had lots of fun this week immersing ourselves into the book and getting into character as members of the Paw family. As well as this, we...

Mice find an egg!

We found an egg! We were super excited to see something had laid an egg in our outdoor area and now it has hatched! We discussed what we thought was inside it and we discovered it was a baby dragon. We are going to be learning how to look...

Wildlife News

Year 2 returned to school after the holidays and received a very exciting letter from Steve Backshall asking for our help to report on British wildlife.  We immediately started to look for a 'Bumblebug' in role play, creating a scene from a...

Football Training

Pine Martens are now having weekly football training on a Monday with Mr Phillips as one of their PE sessions. The children were really enthused by the end of the session which clearly was very successful!    

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