Year 6: Visit from an Australian Year 6 pupil

By Mr. Setchell on Friday, February 12, 2016 in Year 6. 1 Comment


  Today, 6S  had a visit from an Australian Year 6 pupil. Only, it was on Skype. And he’s not really Australian, but just living over there for a few months.  And it was Josh from 6S. Nevertheless, it was fantastic to see Josh: he gave us a tour of his new house and explained […]

Year 6 Music: Hand bells

By Mr. Setchell on Sunday, February 7, 2016 in Music, Year 6. 1 Comment


  Got an infant that’s struggling to sleep? Stressful day at the office? Longing  for a life on the ocean waves?   Let 6S help with this soothing hand bell rendition of ‘Bobby Shafto‘.

Year 3 Poetry

By Miss Edwards on Friday, February 5, 2016 in English. 3 Comments


Year 3 have had a lovely start to their poetry topic.  We have read a variety of poems this week and discussed our favourite ones.  We have also looked at literary devices used within poetry such as: similes, repetition, alliteration and onomatopoeia and why the writer chooses to use them.  Today, we have started reading the […]

Reading Champions

By Miss Edwards on Friday, February 5, 2016 in English. 1 Comment


In Year 3, we have been discussing who our favourite authors/writers are.  To celebrate this within the class, each of the children have become Reading Champions for their favourite author.  Today, Audrey championed her favourite author, Julia Donaldson.  She has brought in many books and discussed why she likes them.  The class will now choose […]

Children making children wobble with year 4 circuits.

By Michael Grant on Thursday, February 4, 2016 in Science. 2 Comments


Today year 4 looked at insulators and conductors of electricity. Through investigating and adopting a trial and error approach, we discovered that metals make fantastic conductors and plastics make brilliant insulators of electricity. Attached is Jack’s circuit. He made lots of children wobble through presenting this circuit. How can the bulb work when it is […]

Year 4 using Lego for times tables!

By Michael Grant on Thursday, February 4, 2016 in Maths. 1 Comment


Today year 4 have been using Lego for their 4 times table. They counted the studs on each block to help with grouping and understanding. Afterwards, we played ping pong to help with the pace of our 4 times table! Well done year 4. Did you spot any patterns with the 4 times table!