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Book Fair

Thank you to all the children and parents who supported our recent book fair. We raised £550.97 at our book fair which gives us £270.58 to spend on books for our school. We look forward to adding new titles to our shelves in the library.

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Visit To The Vets

On Tuesday 26th March, Kingfishers Class visited Penrose Vets to consolidate their learning about animals this half term. When we arrived at the vets we met veterinary nurse, Janet. Janet showed us the vets room and talked about what vets do and what animals need....

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The Hungry Caterpillar

On Friday 29th March, it was the turn of the Kingfishers to perform their second assembly of the school year. The children were confident to stand up and talk to the audience. The children proudly talked about what they had been learning about. The children told the...

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Converting Measures

On Thursday, the Swans class were learning how to convert from miles to kilometres in Maths. We worked out that we needed to divide the miles by 5 and multiply by 8 to work out the equivalent kilometres. The children were set the task of working out the distance in...

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Mother’s Day Lunch

On Wednesday 27th March 2019, we welcomed over 60 mums and grandmothers for our annual Mother's day lunch. Rachel and Georgia prepared a delicious roast dinner, followed by jam sponge and custard, which was enjoyed by all. Thank you mums (and grandmums) for supporting...

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Battery Operated Lights

This half term, the Owls have been looking at electricity. The children learnt how to wire up electrical circuits that work, and investigated making different kinds of switches. The completed some DT work, designing and making a battery operated light for a particular...

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Sorting 2D Shapes

This week, the Woodpeckers have been learning about the properties of 2D shapes. The children had to sort their shapes based on different criteria using Venn diagrams and Caroll diagrams as well as making different 2D shapes on Geoboards, by thinking carefully about...

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Woodpeckers Class Assembly

Friday 22nd March was the turn of The Woodpeckers to share their work from this half term. They showed off their knowledge of time to the nearest 5 minutes by getting the audience to challenge them to show a specific time on their clocks. They told everybody about...

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Special Delivery

Kingfishers received a very special delivery at the beginning of March. It said ‘Urgent! Open immediately!’ The children were intrigued to find out what was inside. Miss Jones opened the box and showed the children two pots. Miss Jones told the children that we will...

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National Forestry Day

On Thursday 21st March we celebrated ‘National Forestry Day’ with the children from Orchard Barns. They sent us a letter inviting us to take part in a bug house building competition. The children worked in groups creating a bug home. They collected different materials...

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U11 Quicksticks

On Monday 18th March, six KS2 children made the trip to St Joseph's College to take part in an U11 Mixed Quicksticks Hockey Competition. We played against 4 other schools, winning once. There was some great determination, skill and sportsmanship on show from our...

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