5T’s Tudor houses

By Abigail Tomlins on Friday, October 20, 2017 in Art and Design, History, Learning Adventure, Year 5. 1 Comment


While the rest of year 5 were at Harvington Hall, children in 5T transformed a pile of cardboard boxes into these incredible Tudor houses. I am so impressed with the hard work that went into these – just look at that attention to detail! I hope you are all very proud of what you have […]

Year 5 visit to Harvington Hall

By Abigail Tomlins on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 in History, Learning Adventure, Year 5. 1 Comment


In year 5 we have been busy learning all about Henry VIII, and this week we got the chance to experience what it would have been like to be alive in Tudor times with a fantastic trip to Harvington Hall. Today, 5E and half of 5T went. We spent the first half of the day exploring […]

Updates from School Council

By Karen Spinks on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 in British Values, Community, School Council. No Comments


Firstly, we would like to introduce ourselves. We were elected by our peers and held our first meeting in the middle of October.    Today, we met for the second time and were pleased to find out that we have been asked to be the school’s steering group for Rights Respecting School. For November, after […]

Our journey to becoming a Rights Respecting School

By Linda Samuels on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 in Uncategorized. No Comments


Last week, we had an assembly to introduce the next step on our journey to becoming a Rights Respecting School. During the assembly, we discussed the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. We have decided as a school to focus on two ‘rights’ each month. This month’s rights are Article 12 (you […]

What’s the link?

By Georgina Stone on Monday, October 16, 2017 in Science. 16 Comments


  What’s the link between these images? Tell me what your thoughts are and the reasons behind them. I look forward to reading them. Miss Stone

Black History Month: Hidden figures

By Mr. Setchell on Friday, October 13, 2017 in British Values, Community, Computing, History, Maths, Science, STEM. No Comments


When we think about history, some of the most inspiring stories come from recent times. ‘Hidden Figures’ is a film based on the true story of three brilliant African-American mathematicians – Dorothy Vaughn, Mary Jackson, and Katherine Johnson. They worked at NASA in the 1950s and ’60s making the important calculations that helped launch the […]

Year 4 Maths: Tagtiv8

By Mr. Setchell on Friday, October 13, 2017 in Maths, PE, Year 4. 2 Comments


It was maths on the move today when we had a lesson using our fantastic Tagtiv8 kit. We played a variety of maths games that helped us to practise our mental maths skills. Afterwards, we all agreed that we loved the physical and mental challenges of Tagtiv8 and shared our own ideas of how we […]

Year 3 Parents Survey

By Gary Evans on Friday, October 13, 2017 in Year 3. No Comments


We are inviting parents to take part in a brief survey about your child’s move from the Infant to Junior school. Please complete the 4 questions by following this link.

Year 5 Maths: Columnar Addition

By Miss Edwards on Thursday, October 12, 2017 in Maths, Year 5. 1 Comment


Today the children made a great start to using columnar addition. They have used place value counters to add two sets of numbers together.  This has deepened their understanding of why digits are carried over and how different place value columns can be affected by these calculations.  Great work!