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Creative Day

Today we should have been exploring the rainforest biome at Kew Gardens but as that was not possible we did our best to create a day full of fun. We made excellent progress with our DT cushions and we were so impressed with how far the children have come with their appliqué, running stitch and Continue reading

DT Textiles – Sewing

This term in year 3 we are getting to grips with cross stitch, running stitch and appliqué to create our very own cushions. We have started by learning how to cross stitch and this was a lesson in need of plenty of patience, perseverance and concentration. With plenty of support the children have been trialing Continue reading


Today we have been refining our hockey skills in preparation for our hockey matches next week. Over the term we have been learning how to correctly hold a hockey stick and keep the ball under control. We have learnt how to pass and receive a ball, making sure to push the ball and look at Continue reading


On Friday, during our Art session, Year 6 have been studying human form. We began last week by looking at artefacts found from the Indus Valley. We will use these for inspiration to create our own Indus Valley style statues. We began by looking at how to draw a human from a stick figure. We Continue reading

William Morris Monoprinting

On Friday, during our Art session, Year 5 have been studying William Morris. Last week we learnt about who William Morris was and what he was famous for. We looked at different examples of his wallpaper designs and learnt that his patterns were inspired by nature, with many containing leaves, flower and animals. This week Continue reading

Paddington Illustrations

On Friday, during our Art session, Year 4 have been studying Paddington illustrations. Last week we began by looking at all of the different illustrators that have had the priviledge of illustrating the famous bear. We looked at the different styles and techniques used and how they have changed over the years. This week we Continue reading

Judaism Week

During our Judaism week we learnt about the importance of Abraham to the faith of Judaism. We had already learnt about Abraham when we learnt about People of God in Term 1, so it was lovely to hear so many of the children making links to their previous learning. After they recapped the story of Continue reading

King’s Day

Today we were invited to celebrate the Dutch holiday of King’s Day. We found out about the history of the celebration and the traditional customs for how to celebrate. We were then treated to a delicious stroopwafel and a miniature flag of Holland. We want to say a special thank you to Faye and her Continue reading

Elf Road Dragon Feast Hook

Today in Year 3 we started a new story called Elf Road for our English lessons. In this story a boy called Billy goes through a magical doorway and is transported to a large, dark hall with hundreds of tiny people and a glorious banquet hall with a dragon ice scuplture. To help kick off Continue reading

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