KS2 Trip to the Roman Baths

Elm, Oak and Beech had a fabulous day at the Roman Baths today.  We had a tour of the baths and learnt how the Romans used them from the artefacts they left behind.  Did you know the Romans didn’t use soap?  Or that people would write curses telling the goddess Minerva about objects which had been stolen…

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Wherefore Art Thou Romeo!

On Wednesday, the children in Key Stage 2 were treated to a fantastic performance by the Young Shakespeare Company. The troupe performed a fantastic rendition of the classic tragedy, Romeo and Juliet. All the children had a chance to join in the retelling, with some receiving speaking roles. There were lots of laughs and lots…

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Inside the Explorer Dome with Oak Class

On Friday 19th November, we had the wonderful Explorer Dome at school for the day. Every class experienced either: Key Stage One – ages 5-7 (The Body Show 45 mins) A hands-on introduction to bones and teeth, healthy eating and digestion. Find out what we eat, where it goes and what happens to it all inside…

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KLB Netball Tournament

We had a great, sunny afternoon of netball at the KLB tournament on Wednesday.  After such a long time, it was great to be playing against other teams again.  Trinity Diamonds came 2nd, finishing on the same points as North Nibley, the winning team, but losing out on goal difference.  Trinity Silver Ferns did a brilliant job, especially…

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Braeside Bonanza!

A massive thank you to the team at Braeside for giving Elm, Oak and Beech Class children such fantastic experiences this week.  We all had an amazing time during our action-packed days!  Lots of us overcame fears and challenged ourselves in scaling the climbing wall before zip-wiring our way back down to solid ground again.  In…

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We Will Rock You!

Well done to Oak for their fabulous Stone Age assembly performances this week.    From nettle soup, a mammoth hunt, a battle scene, fashion show, dance and Stonehenge scene, we had a journey back in time to the Stone Age…  Everyone did a great job in bringing their lines to life, singing and dancing.  You rocked!

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Year 5 Knex Challenge

Year 5s had a brilliant afternoon yesterday taking part in a KNEX Challenge Competition.  Their brief was to build a house with two eco features, at least four zones and be accessible to everyone.  Everyone had a great time and came up with some very inventive and original designs.  Will, Edward and Seb came up with…

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Oak Survival Day

We had a great ‘Survival Day’ on Wednesday with lots of challenges throughout the day. We worked in teams to complete three orienteering challenges, build shelters using all of the skills we learnt last term and cook some delicious ‘pocket pizzas’. All topped off with hot chocolate and marshmallows!  

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Survival School

Bear Grylls in the making!!  Oak Class have been having a great time learning about different types of shelter and building their own.  Check out our amazing shelters and our ‘How to …’ explanation writing.

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Harvest Time!

What a wonderful Harvest Service we all enjoyed on Wednesday morning.  We enjoyed listening to thought provoking poetry, super singing and hearing all about the importance of Harvest. Thank you to everyone who took part and thank you for all of the generous donations that are making their way to the Food Bank at the Fishponds…

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