Sukkot

Today we learnt all about the Jewish festival of Sukkot. Some of the children from year 4 came down to show us their sukkah models and told us why the roofs are made from natural materials. Then we had a go at making our own pictures using natural materials that we collected from around the school grounds.

Year 2 great writing!

I'm looking forward to sharing the children's writing with you at Parent Consultations. They have written some marvellous poetry, using some excellent adjectives. We are now writing about "Dogger", the famous lost dog created by the great Shirley Hughes... The class are working very hard and are really in the swing of Year 2 now! Here is a question for you to ask your child... Why do we feed babies with a plastic spoon? Mr Lloyd

Mindfulness movements

The children in reception really enjoyed exercising with our mindfulness story today. We went on an adventure to the seaside and met some fun characters while moving and stretching our bodies. We can't wait for our next adventure!

Creation and Year 3

Year 3 have been busy learning about creation in RE. We had fun using iPads to take photos of "wow factors" in our wonderful world.

Harvest baskets and printing

The children in Reception all tried so very hard to cut out some delicious food for their harvest baskets, and what a colourful result!

Samba In Year 4

This week Year 4 have enjoyed their first Samba lesson with the Dorset Music Service. We all learnt the instruments names and got to play each of them in turn. It was brilliant and we hope to perform to the school and parents at the end of this term, so please watch this space...

Sweet Creations

Last Friday we began learning about how God created our world. We had lots of fun working together to create our very own animal biscuits!

Drama in Year 4!

This week in English, Year 4 have been using drama to learn more about the characters in our class text Street Child.

Time for reflection

In year 1 we take turns to say a prayer at lunch time and at the end of the day. Here Bethany is leading the class in a quiet prayer thanking God for our school, our teachers and for the yummy food that we are about to eat!

School council elections

Year 4 have got off to a very democratic start this year by holding elections for the school council, house captains and play leaders. The school council will provide a voice for the children over the year and will allow them to affect changes to help make our school an even better place. Mrs Richardson held the first school council meeting this morning, where the children helped to decide on our school behaviour policy. House captains will set the example for the younger children in the school and will hopefully collect the coveted house point trophy at the end of the year. The play leaders will be in the playground to help all of the children at break time who would like to learn a new gam

Year 2 flying into the term!

Mr Lloyd here! Year 2 have got off to a great start this term. We have already written a postcard, some silly sentences and the start of a FABULOUS poem about a magic box... We have worked on some tricky maths, learned some spellings, had three PE lesson, read loads and started our Science topic "Uses of everyday materials". Please ask your child what materials might be in this picture. Please watch this blog for more exciting action in year 2... Mr Lloyd

Amazing ICT

We have been working very hard and having lots of fun experimenting with making spinning pictures on the computer.

Welcome Back!

We are looking forward to welcoming back all of our students and parents tomorrow, especially our new Reception class!

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