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This week is National Storytelling Week. To help celebrate this, the School Council have hosted a storytelling competition. Those who wanted to enter needed to write a story (true or made up) and hand it in to their class councillor. On Friday, the councillors got together to choose a selection of their favourite stories. These …

This term in LKS2, we have started our new topic called Scavengers and Settlers. Throughout this topic, we are going to be learning all about life in the Stone, Bronze and Iron Ages. To kick off our learning of these different historical periods, we have taken part in a muddy puddle day focused on the …

To round off our learning of Rainforests and Chocolate, we have undertaken a chocolate bread making project. To begin with, we were given the task of designing a snack that we could make and eat whilst in the rainforest. We came up with all sorts of weird and wonderful original ideas! However, after a discussion …

Yesterday afternoon, LKS2 enjoyed their Christmas party. They all had a fantastic time and would like to say a massive thank you to the PTA for providing the prizes and pass the parcel.

Over the past couple of weeks, all children, from EYFS to Year 6, have been working hard on their Little Inventors Christmas Competition task. Children were given the following brief and had to come up with their own original, weird and wonderful ideas! ‘Tis the season to hang the stockings, roll up the snowmen, and …

Today, LKS2 have had a Science day. During one of our sessions, we looked at seed dispersal. To begin with, we discussed what seed dispersal is and why plants need to disperse their seeds. Then, we investigated the different ways in which plants do this. Finally, we had a go at creating our own “plants” …

Today, LKS2 have taken part in a live Christmas reading event with Mr.Dilly. We met children’s authors Mel Taylor-Bessent, Andy Griffiths, Robin Stevens, Jenny Pearson, Sam Langley-Swain, and Ian Eagleton who told us all about the Christmas books they have written. We really enjoyed the reading Andy Griffiths did from his 156 Storey Treehouse Christmas …

LKS2 Homework W/C 5.12.22 (Red Kites, Woodpeckers and Falcons)

This week, LKS2 have been tasked with some very special DT homework. Children have been asked to invent something to help Father Christmas during the busy December period! This could be anything… the crazier and more creative the better! This task is part of a Christmas competition set up by a team called ‘The Little …

Ministry of Chocolate | 29 Nov 2022

On Tuesday, Year 3/4 were visited by the Minister of Chocolate. We learnt lots of fascinating facts about chocolate including: its history, where it comes from, the different types, chocolate world records, fair-trade and even how to make our own! Check out the pictures below…

Today marks the start of Anti-Bullying week for 2022. To show our support, we have all come to school dressed in odd/crazy socks! In classes, we have discussed that this represents how is it cool for us all to be different, and how we should never be unkind towards others because of their differences. Throughout …
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