Class News

Building Site Visit

Last week Pine Martens went on a trip to a building site at Barrett Homes in Westbury. They learned about safety on a building site, looked at 'Show Homes' and had a walk around a newly built housing estate. The children had a photo...

Trip to Green Lane Woods

Last week, Year 6 went to Green Lane woods to support with their setting for writing a myth. The children used a senses sheet to jot down what they could: see, hear, smell and touch. The children will use their use fantastical beast and the...

Exploring with water

We are enjoying being outside and exploring with water. We have been experimenting with moving water from one place to another using guttering and tubes.

Roald Dahl performance

What a wonderful and exciting day Year 3 have had at Castle Mead! We were lucky enough to enjoy a fantastic Roald Dahl performance, which was both humorous and interactive. During our afternoon workshops, Ravens and Otters explored how to use our voices...

Language Day

Year 1 celebrated China for languages day. We found out lots of information about China such as the language, houses, food and the Chinese New Year celebration. We even got to try some traditional food which was delicious. Year 6 also joined year 1 in...

Charlie and The Chocolate Factory

Year 3 have been so busy discovering all the different characters in Charlie and The Chocolate Factory and realising that they are not as nice as they first seemed. We have also been investigating if it is the sun that moves and how this alters...

Brass Workshops for Year 3

All the children on both sites in Year 3 took part in a brass workshop run by Eileen Taylor from the Trowbridge and District Brass Band. Children had the opportunity to have a go on a variety of brass instruments. They had lots of fun and made a lot of...

What Happened?

The children came into their class to find materials that had been left by someone. The children had lots of ideas about how it got there and who might have left it. 'I think it's Mr C, he sneaked it in!' 'I think it's Mr Tate, he put it there.' 'I think...

Maths

Year 6 have been busy re-capping their knowledge on place value in Maths and have been challenging their partners by trying to create the biggest number using number cards. A game of both luck and...

Exciting start for Year 3

Year 3 have had an exciting start to the new school year and love our new classrooms. We have been busy creating art, exploring what happens to a skittle if you add water to it, responding to music and writing our own Haiku poems all based...

Wow! Rockets!!! 

Year 2 started with an 'explosion' as we began our science learning in preparation for our Mission Explore and Discover day. All week we have been learning about actions and reactions and exploring how different amounts of pressure can create...

Holburne Museum

The children of Year 2 visited the Holburne Museum in Bath to continue their quest to discover if 'The Arts can Tell a Story?' We explored the Art Gallery and looked at the most amazing sculptures that were on view. We learned the difference...

Holburne Museum

Pine Martens had their class trip to Holburne Museum to participate in a Sensing Sculpture workshop and life-from/natural sketching both inside and outside the museum. They explored looking at the different materials that are used for sculpting...

Year 4 Film sets are nearly ready

Last week in Year 4, we were working hard to get our film sets ready for our stop motion animation projects. We were using paper, card, Plasticine and Lego to get everything ready. This week we will start taking the...

Outside Maths Learning

What fun we had in Year 3 on Friday! As it was beautiful sunshine, we did our maths learning outside. We used water and paint brushes to draw shapes with right angles, parallel and perpendicular lines. We then had a lot of fun with the water-...

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