Author Archives: Mr Learmonth

Last week, the Doves all got their hands dirty and created a working model of the process of digestion. The pictures speak for themselves but, their faces really were a picture. Particularly, when the food left the stomach, via the duodenum into the small intestines. AND, even more so when the food left the rectum! …

To celebrate Black History Month and to support our continued learning about tolerance, kindness and understanding of others, we watched the Bigfoot Education film on All Aboard The Windrush. The children were fascinated to learn about the journey that many people took from Jamaiaca to the UK in 1948. They could not believe that it …

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 …
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