Category Archives: Key Stage 2

Nature Champion: Helping the Bees

In this week’s blog, the spotlight falls on Elise, a member of Year 6 who has used her artistic talent to raise money for The Bumblebee Conservation Trust, by drawing a wonderful picture of a bee which her parents then arranged to be turned into postcards. These were then sold to the local community. In her own words, Elise explains why:

Class 4K: Enigmatic Egyptians, Earthly extremes, and the wonderful Walter Tull. 

What an action packed, fun filled first term we have had back at school – it’s hard to believe it’s December already! The children have returned full of smiles, enthusiasm and laughter and have made us so proud with their ability to adapt to all the changes around them. We have had great fun exploring the life of the Ancient Egyptians, studying some amazing

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Year 3S: Rainforests, Forest School & Computer Coding Fun!

What a busy, fun first term we have had. I am immensely proud of the whole class, for jumping into life in the Juniors with both feet and a big smile! This term we have learnt about Rainforests and used different mediums to create Rainforest art. The children have also enjoyed their gardening afternoon’s with Mrs Methven; it has been a joy to watch

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Farewell & Good Luck Class of 2020

It is always with a mixture of pride and sadness that we meet to celebrate the achievements of our Year 6 children, sending them onto their next academic adventure with well deserved accolades and applause. This year was even more bittersweet, knowing that our young people hadn’t experienced many of the rights of passage that other cohorts had but we made the best of

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Year 6CP Autumn Term 2019

The Year 6 pupils were ‘all ears’ and full of energy during their fund raising activities for Children in Need 2019.   Children in Year 6 enjoyed looking at fossils and learning how fossils can be used to find out about the past.     We discussed the features of a real find and could recognise the species as a present day animal.

School Council 2019/20: An Introduction

Welcome to this years School Council. This month we have looked at and discussed our anti bullying policy and re written it. We also carried out class questionnaires on what should be on our anti bullying display.

Sports Ambassador Training.

Our Y6 Sports Ambassadors enjoyed their training earlier this year and will be putting their skills to good use during the school day.

Autumn Term in 5B: Roman Shields & Catapults

In preparation for their Worship Assembly, year 5 researched, designed and made Roman shields. In DT, year 5 have followed instructions to create two types of Roman-inspired catapults. They have enjoyed reviewing and adapting them to see whose will launch a paperclip the furthest!

Autumn Term in 6CP: Caesar, Claudius & The Eye of the Wolf

This half term, year 6 have enjoyed studying the Romans.  We learnt about Roman pottery, studied designs and then practised sketching some ideas in our topic books.  We chose our favourite designs to paint for our display.  Within this topic, we have also researched and produced pieces of writing about why the Roman army was so successful and also considered why Caesar failed in

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Autumn Term in 4K: Incredible Invaders

In Class 4K, we’ve had great fun learning all about some Incredible Invaders. In these pictures, you can see us practising our weaving techniques, just like the Anglo-Saxons! We’ve also explored the impact of the Romans in Britain – look at our display with all the things we’ve found out.