Taking science outdoors

In Science this term, Year 5 have been learning all about ‘Properties and Changes of Materials’. We have been able to get really hands-on and explore different materials, learning lots of great new vocabulary with which to describe them and we can now confidently and accurately compare and group them too. We have undertaken a range of investigations, including testing … Read More

Learning in EYFS

It has been a very busy time for us in EYFS during the 2nd half of the autumn term. In Nursery we have been noticing and talking about the change in the weather and the plants around us. We have also been enjoying our weekly Spanish lesson with Senõr Aguia. We have been learning to say ‘Hello’ and ‘Goodbye’ as … Read More

The Great Fire of London

The Autumn Term always begins with a great deal of excitement in Year 2 – the Great Fire of London is a much loved topic that sees the children explore wonderful vocabulary in Literacy, and some imaginative artwork. With several weeks in the making, we can finally reveal what all those afternoons spent painting, trimming and gluing were for: the … Read More

Busy day in Early Years!!

Welcome to the new year for Nursery and Reception! We are very excited to be back at school, investigating, learning and making friends. Nursery have been looking at Autumn leaves, learning the days of the week, learning our numbers and alphabet sounds. It is hard work but lots of fun too! Nursery and Reception had a drumming workshop where we … Read More

Growth Mindset

In Year 1 we have been learning about a growth mindset. Having a growth mindset is all about the right attitude towards our learning. With this in mind, Year 1’s have discussed that it is hard to grow or learn if we say “I won’t do it”. We won’t grow a great deal if we say “I can’t do it” … Read More

Learning about the 4Ps in Year 4!

This week in Year 4 we have looked at the 4Ps – Pride, Potential, Positivity and Perseverance. We discussed what each word meant to us and how we can show them every day. We also looked at the definition of each word to see if our thinking was correct. After that, we wrote on post it notes what each P … Read More

Interventions leading to success!

In year 5 this week, we have been doing lots of fabulous learning about place value. We have partitioned numbers, compared and ordered them. We have also begun to demonstrate our reasoning skills, using mathematical vocabulary to explain what we think and how we know something. Mr Matthew took a group of children to practise demonstrating their reasoning skills using … Read More

Parents’ Evening: 18th September 2018

Dear Parent/Carer, RE: Parents’ Evening You are invited to attend Parents’ Evening on Tuesday 18th September 2018. This evening will be split into two parts: 45pm – whole class presentation to parents and carers regarding teaching and learning expectations 4pm – individual meetings with parents/carers, which will provide an opportunity for you to: Discuss how your child has settled into … Read More