Author Archives: Mr Learmonth

Leavers’ 4.0 – Live Free or Leave Hard | 23 Jul 2021

What a week it has been. Your children have been an absolute delight and each and every one of us couldn’t be prouder of everything they have achieved. Through a tumultous UPKS2, they have consistently demonstrated their secondary school readiness through; kindness, adaptability, diligence and drive. We will miss you all and want you to …

NSPCC Rocks | 30 Apr 2021

Tranmere, IT’S BACK! The TTR competition is back! FOR ONE DAY ONLY! (Can you tell that I am more than a little excited about this?!) This time though, unlike maths week England, we won’t simply be competing against schools in England; this time it will be against schools the length and breadth of the entire …

A winner is crowned. The trophy has been lifted… | 17 Mar 2021

Morning, Tranmere. Our Tranmere Park TTR Champions League has now officially ended. And, what a tournament it was. Below, I have accumulated a list of mind-blowing statistics that demonstrate just how passionate, diligent and, let’s be honest, competitive, our learning community is. These are statistics to be seriously proud of: – A grand total of …

An update on our TTR Champions League Grand Final | 11 Mar 2021

Morning, Tranmere. This week, to decide the winner, the ultimate TTR champions in our school, the Doves and the Herons are going head to head. A battle between our Year 6s and our Year 2s, both of which finished our Champions League on 18 out of a possible 21 points. This really is a battle …

Afternoon, everybody. In Doves and Kingfishers today, we have been investigating how to sort materials. To begin with, the children were asked to categorise the random assortment of materials however they pleased. Initially, they grouped them by: size, natural vs man-made, metallic vs plant based, ‘see throughness’ and flexibility. Following the lesson, the children then …

The Tranmere Park TTR Champions League comes to a close – or does it…. | 08 Mar 2021

Well, where to begin?! What a final week we have had and what a tournament overall. The effort made over the last seven weeks has been staggering and, last week’s finale carried all the drama that we have come to expect. The final scores: The only place to start: Herons vs Kingfishers 68,656 vs 30,459 …

The final, mid-week TTR update. | 04 Mar 2021

Good morning, Tranmere. Well, what can I say, the final week of our Tranmere Park TTR Champions League is already providing the sort of drama that we have come to expect. I am sure there will be many more twists, turns and potential upsets before we reach the end of our tournament on Sunday at …

The End of Battle Week 6 TTR Champions League Update | 01 Mar 2021

Good morning, Tranmere. I hope that this message finds you well. I have just logged into TTR to begin to update our league table after game week 6 and have almost fallen off my chair. WHAT A WEEK! I was expecting fireworks in our final week (this week) but was staggered to see the scores …

Week 6 – mid-week TTR update | 25 Feb 2021

Afternoon, Tranmere. Welcome to the penultimate mid-week update of our TTR Champions League. As always, at the mid-week stages, many battles are hotting up and there is no way of knowing who will be claiming the points at the end of play at Sunday tea time. The all important scores: Herons vs Red Kites 32,445 …

TTR – End of week 5 – the week where a certain class smashed the record… | 22 Feb 2021

Good morning, Tranmere. Welcome back to a new half-term. I hope you had a great break and that you are ready to approach the new half-term with the same incredible enthusiasm I saw from you all last time. This half-term should be monumental; it’s the half-term where our TTR Champions League comes to a dramatic …
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