30th January 2020

Class 5 Trip to Westminster

Today Class 5 enjoyed a fantastic trip to the Houses of Parliament in London. Our day began with a visit to Westminster Abbey. We saw the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the Coronation Chair before having lunch in the abbey cloisters. Next we took a stroll through St. James’s Park to Buckingham Palace. We Continue reading

Squash Crazy

Today Patti came into school to lead sport workshops about squash. The children in years 3, 4 and 6 all participated in one of the workshops. They began with rolling the training squash balls, then moved on to throwing and catching them. Next we shared out the rackets and tried to improve ball control. Finally Continue reading

Burning in Science

This morning Yr.6 burnt stamp sized pieces of material over a candle flame. They found that burning was a chemical reaction and caused an irreversible change. Some of the materials were very interesting in the way that they burned. Although it was great fun we also discussed fire safety and the precautions which had been Continue reading

Performance Poetry

Yr.6 have written poems based on the book they’re studying at the ‘Kensuke’s Kingdom’.   They have personified the sea during a storm and have used other imagery techniques such as similes and metaphors to show the power of the sea. This morning they worked in groups to turn these into performances using instruments, flags, Continue reading

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