Chance to Shine Cricket Second Session

Willow and Ash class thoroughly enjoyed their second session of Chance to Shine cricket. They focused on aiming and throwing a small ball at a stump as well as carefully catching a small ball if it goes behind the stump. Each child had the opportunity to do both bowling and be the wicket keeper.  

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Fabulous Fundraising

This afternoon we had a special visit from the Children’s Hospice South West. During the service a group of year 4 girls proudly shared a cheque for an amazing £1590.00! Lucy, Arabella, Hannah, Matilda, Mimi, Ellie and Jasmine decided that they wanted to raise money for others in need and participate in a project that will enable…

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Rabbi Zvi’s visit

As part of our RE work on Judaism, KS2 were visited by Rabbi Zvi Solomons, who showed us artefacts from the Jewish faith, including his own Torah (as long as a football pitch!). We also found out about Jewish worship and took part in some important rituals.    

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Wonderful Willow Class

Welcome to Willow! Both Reception and Year One have had a fantastic start to the new school year. Our Reception children have had a great first term finding out about school routines, establishing class rules, getting messy and making lots of new friends. Whereas the year ones have been working extremely hard on recognising and sequencing…

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The Great Race

This week Key Stage 1 have been thinking about the story behind Chinese New Year. In Willow class the Year 1’s had a wonderful morning retelling the story of The Great Race. They used masks, props and lots of enthusiasm to help them to remember the story. What a fantastic morning they had!

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EYFS and KS1 Chance to Shine Cricket

Last week Willow and Ash class had a brilliant afternoon participating in their first Chance to Shine cricket session.  They focused on carefully throwing and catching then moved onto catching in a pair and a small group. Over the next six weeks we will be working on throwing, catching, handling a cricket bat correctly, using a cricket…

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Chinese Dragon Dance Workshop

On Monday, Willow and Ash had a fantastic day experiencing a Chinese Dragon Dance Workshop. This was a brilliant introduction to our new topic of China. The children learned to dance with fans, parasols and a huge dragon puppet. They practised in their class groups and then came together for a performance to the rest…

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A Mayan Adventure

Oak Class took us on a Mayan adventure last week with their Class Assembly.  Lewis, Holly and Bethy were put through their paces and had to undergo a series of tests to find out who would be the next High Priest.  Not for the fainthearted, they took part in the Mayan Masterchef Final, a game…

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Beech Class: 25th – 27th November Maths

For those who have missed a few days, and would like to catch up at home, below is some of the maths we’ve been working on. This week we’ve been dividing fractions by whole numbers. Some questions are incredibly simple: 6/4 ÷ 3 = 2/4 In this question, you are able to evenly distribute the numerator into…

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Mayan Workshops

Did you know that the Maya found crossed-eyes beautiful?  Or that they filed their teeth to sharp points?  Elm, Oak and Beech Classes had great fun learning about the Ancient Mayans with Sally Spade from the Drama Hut.  Thank you Sally!

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