Science Day 2018

June 28, 2018

What an excellent science day we’re having!   I’ve been to lots of classes and seen fantastic science taking place.  There will be pictures of all our activities to follow but if you want to know how to skewer a balloon then you can download the sheet below.  Maybe even have a go yourself but YOU […]


Home Learning Year 1 – Magic Maths!

June 26, 2018

For this week’s Home Learning, we would like you to challenge yourself with some Maths! Can you write down pairs of numbers to total 7? Can you put them in an order? eg 0+7 = 7 1 + 6 = 7 When you have done this, can you then use your Maths’ knowledge to work […]


Wax resist painting

June 24, 2018

We have been making some colourful works of art in Year 3 Arty Science Group this week. First we drew onto paper with white wax candles. Then we painted over the paper.  The coloured paint soaked into the paper because paper is absorbent.  But where we had drawn with the candle, the surface was waxy […]


Year 1 Home Learning 22 June 2018

June 22, 2018

Please continue to share books with your children this weekend, and to read for pleasure! Remember to use the valuable resources on Bug Club, and if you are unsure about your log in details, contact your child’s class teacher. Just a reminder – the Reading Challenge finishes next Friday, 29 June. Don’t forget to hand […]


Animal hotels

June 16, 2018

We are very fortunate to have some lovely new animal hotels and habitats around our school wildlife area! The Science Stars CDM team have helped us in a bid to be awarded a Nature Grant from the Learning Through Landscapes scheme, supported by the People’s Postcode Lottery.  They shared a questionnaire with all the children […]


Moving and twisting

June 16, 2018

In Year 3 Arty Science Group we held some little cellophane shapes in our hands and were amazed to see how they wriggled and jiggled and twisted around.  But what was making them move? We knew that they weren’t actually alive! We investigated whether it was the heat from our body, or the moisture on the […]


Year 1 Phonics Screening

June 15, 2018

A huge Well Done to all the Year 1 children for working so hard at their phonics in the Phonics Screening Check this week. We are so proud of each and every one of you! The results will form part of the end of year school report which is sent out in July. The teachers […]


Bug Club

June 8, 2018

Bug Club provides some excellent resources to help the children with their reading comprehension and with their phonics!   www.activelearnprimary.co.uk school code ax9g The children will need their username and password to log on. If you are unsure about your log in details, please see your class teachers, who can provide you with the details. […]


Acrobatic clowns

June 5, 2018

In Year 3 Arty Science Group, we found out how to make cardboard clown figures balance on their noses on top of a a pencil.  The trick was to place weights made from 1p coins onto the outstretched arms of the clown figures to change their balancing points.


Year 1 Phonics games

June 5, 2018

    Dear parents and carers Please find below links for some exciting phonics games to play with your children at home, to support their phonics. The Year 1 Phonics Screening will take place next week (week commencing 11 June 2018). www.teachyourmonstertoread.com www.phonicsplay.co.uk   Have fun! The Year 1 Team