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This afternoon, Herons and Puffins buddied up for mental health week. Puffins worked in small groups to create fitness circuits for Year 2 to complete. They used a variety of different equipment including tennis balls, bean bags, cricket bats, cones and footballs. Herons and Puffins worked really well together and everybody was feeling more positive …

This afternoon in Puffins, we have worked with our peers to become ‘experts’ on various art movements. Together we have researched and created information posters, which we will then use next session to teach the rest of our peers.

Today, Puffins have kicked off Mental Health Awareness Week by taking part in BBC Teach’s active live lesson. They learned about different emotions, how to express and talk about these and, how to handle them.

This half-term in PE, Puffins are learning tennis. Today, they teamed up with Herons to teach them some of the skills they’ve been practising.

This afternoon in Puffins, we have spent some time editing our diary entry drafts. In groups, we travelled round different stations, each of which encouraged us to focus on editing and improving different spelling, grammar and punctuation areas. Seen as the sun was shining today, we decided to take our learning outside!

Today in Puffins, we have been learning how to convert percentages to fractions and fractions to percentages. After learning the method, we had lots of fun with our partners playing the conversion game.

To kick off our new Topic, We See The World Like This, Puffins have spent some time in different groups putting together a presentation that showcases what being British means to them. All pupils worked incredibly hard on this, presenting a range of raps, songs, poems, drama performances, posters, stories and passports.

To finish our topic on Light, UKS2 learnt how to create a periscope. This involved understanding the science behind reflected light and how this knowledge can be utilised.

After running for years 1, 2, 3 and 4, it’s now UKS2’s chance to start chess club. If you are currently in Puffins, Kingfishers or Doves and would like to come to chess club, it will run on a Monday playtime with Miss Ingram in the KS2 shared area.

Over the past few weeks, School Council have been encouraging all pupils to take part in Vision Education’s design an Easter Egg competition. All entires were collected by the council team and sent to Vision Education and today, the winners were announced… 1st – Lucy B, 2nd – Zaiba K, 3rd – Neveyah P. A …
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