Class News

Bonfire Night Colour Mixing

Last week we were busy colour mixing to create Bonfire Night pictures.  The children were fascinated and delighted to discover that one yellow hand and one red hand made a lovely orange colour when rubbed...

Drama in Year 5 

Year 5 are having a wonderful time reading Beowulf! They have particularly enjoyed getting into role as Beowulf and Grendel; year fives definitely still like dressing up. Stay posted for our stories: The Legend of Grendel coming soon to a...

Skylarks circle time: Anti-Bullying

In today's circle time we discussed what we think bullying is and what we can do about it. We participated in a group activity where we sorted scenarios into whether we felt they were bullying or not bullying. This led to some great discussion....

Bath Taps Assembly

On Friday, we were visited by Andrew, a scientist, from the University of Bath. He spoke to us about solids, liquids and gases and brought with him a very special liquid: liquid nitrogen. The liquid froze a banana, shrank a balloon and made a...

Y6 Football League Win!

Over the last 6 weeks, our Year 6 Football team have been taking part in the Trowbridge Football League. We played lots of amazing schools from the Trowbridge area and we are so excited to say that we won! Not only did we win our last game, we...

Year 3 Recorders

The Robins and Woodpeckers have all been learning the descant recorder since the start of September. They are becoming more skillful with their playing and can now play B A and G. They enjoy playing along to the backing tracks and are beginning...

Viking names and battle cries

This week, Hedgehogs got straight into character with our new Viking topic. There were many battle cries as they showed off their fantastic home learning! We have also used the British Museum's website to discover our Viking names. Flatnose,...

Alien Spaceship

What a week we have had in Y1!  To start the week we discovered an alien spaceship which landed in the woods. We have asked lots and lots of questions to find out more about it.  Then to finish off the week we shared last terms learning with...

Fireflies visit to Larkrise Farm

Last week we went to Larkrise farm and we loved it! There were so many different animals including: sheep, pigs, horses, rabbits and goats to name just a few!  Our  favourite part of the trip was when we got to feed the sheep - they were really...

Boxes and boxes!

We have had fun this week with boxes. Lots of boxes appeared in our outside area so we have worked together to transform them into other things including a car, a rocket and a train!

Debug champions!

This week the year 6 children became Debugging Champions in Computing and were starting to control physical systems and solve problems by breaking them into smaller parts.  We also used logical reasoning to explain how some simple algorithms work. ...

Year 2 Singing Games

The children in Year 2 have been enjoying learning a number of singing games. They have also become experts at working in pairs and devising new actions with their partner. In the photos you can see them taking part in the song 'Bobalinka' as well ...

Indian Dancing… and more

To celebrate the end of Term 1's India topic, the children in Year 3 invited their grown-ups for an evening of Indian dancing, food, stories and art. In preparation for the event, they made different dips. It was a wonderful evening, enjoyed by...

Year 5 Steel Pan Workshop

Our talented Year 5 children wowed their parents, siblings and friends by their performances on the steel pans at our first steel pan workshop this year.  The children shared their skills by becoming teachers and encouraged other family members...

Picking a Pumpkin

This week, the children chose and picked a pumpkin from the school allotments. They cut it open to discover what was inside. They loved feeling the different textures and seeing what the inside of a pumpkin looked like.  ...

Ravens and Foxes Super Finish!

What a way to end an amazing term - a super hero art workshop!  Earlier in the week, Foxes and Ravens learnt about the artist Roy Lichtenstein.  First, we looked at some of his artworks and discussed how he used techniques which were used in Pop Art. We...

Food Tech Fabulous Finish

This week Pine Martens enjoyed making vegetable soup in their Food Tech lesson. They served their delicious soup to their grown-ups at our Fabulous Finish and the feedback was very positive of their skills and the flavour of the final...

PE Time

The Nursery children started PE in the school hall last week. They have been looking at ways they can  make a ball move i.e kicking, rolling, bouncing.

Stranded Survivors

Hedgehogs were immersed in the world of Floodland this week as they became survivors stranded on Wingfield Island. They had to scavenge for canned food just like the main character, after The Mead Supply Ship 'sank' in a storm just a few miles from the...

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