Mrs Hines

Year 3 Go Reading

On this lovely sunny afternoon, it was Year 3 that went to Pelham House to delight the residents with their story reading and chat. Lots of the residents were eagerly awaiting our arrival today and some came to the window to wave to us on our departure as well.

Pelham House and Yr 5

Today seven children from Year 5 went to Pelham House to read to the residents. A great time was had by all as the children chatted and read to the very lovely residents who were delighted to spend time with the pupils. To make it a real treat the children were rewarded for all their Continue reading


In DT last term, year 6 were set the challenge of designing their own playground. They were all very excited to get started and had lots of great ideas. Over the six weeks they showed excellent team work to create their dream playgrounds. They chose their own materials to suit their designs and playground equipment. Continue reading


Year 5 had an incredibly busy and productive term in our DT sessions. Not only did they get to assemble and test their spaghetti truss bridges but they then used these as a prototype to create their own wooden truss bridges. This was truly amazing to see and not only did they work brilliantly as Continue reading


Here are the fabulous pavilions that year 4 were working on in DT last term. Everyone worked safely with new tools, including hack saws and tenon saws. They also built on their confidence in using the hot glue guns to join their materials securely. Each group made sensible material choices that were fit for purpose. Continue reading


Last term year 3 were looking at features of castles as part of their DT project, including: towers, turrets, battlements, moats, gatehouses, curtain walls, drawbridges and flags. The children then planned their own castle design to include some of these and set about construction. This term instead of making structures from junk modelling (which we Continue reading

Fish Out Of Water MCDC Dance Company

Today years 4, 5 and 6 were lucky enough to watch a dance performance and then year 5 enjoyed a workshop.  Fish Out Of Water is a fresh, multi-disciplinary outdoor dance performance, which explores themes ofbelonging, otherness, displacement and migrancy. It was an interactive world of hip hop &contemporary dance, colourful sculptures and live, responsive Continue reading

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