Today, half of Class 5 were give the wonderful opportunity to spend the morning at Minnis Moor Stables. The trip complimented this term’s study of War Horse by Michael Morpurgo. The children spent time learning the basics of riding and even progressed onto a rising trot by the end of the lesson. We took turns … Continue reading
In worship today the winners of some of the Christmas fair games were announced and they came out to collect their prizes, well done to the winners.
Today two teams of children from Yr.5 and Yr.6 headed to the Sports Centre to take part in a water polo competition. Everyone played really well. With the Penguin team finishing joint fourth with Christchurch and the Otters coming first and winning the trophy. It was a very close competition which was finally decided in … Continue reading
This morning, the pupils in Class 5 and their buddies in Ducklings Class enjoyed a creative morning together. The children helped each other to make and decorate paper angels, tree decorations and pictures. The room was full of colour, sparkle, fun, Christmas cheer and LOTS of glitter!
In KS2’s worship this morning we looked at our value of the term- compassion. First we reminded ourselves of the Bible story that goes with this value which is ‘The Good Samaritan’. The children then worked in groups to modernise this story without changing its meaning. There were some very creative stories with a strong … Continue reading
This evening children from KS2 opened the celebrations for the town centre Christmas light switch on. They sang Silent Night in English and German and a medley of songs from our nativity play. The children were amazing and sang beautifully. A huge thank you to all the people who came to support us.
Class 5 have been learning about the human body in science this term. We have studied the function of the heart and how it pumps blood around the body. To help us fully understand the process, we carried out a practical activity in the playground. Using blue bean bags to represent deoxygenated blood and red … Continue reading
Yr.4, Yr.5 and Yr.6 we’re lucky enough to go and see the author Ali Sparkes today at The Quarterhouse. Ali shared a very interactive and interesting talk about how she started writing and what inspired her to write. She also shared with us some extracts from her stories and amazingly we even got to hear … Continue reading
Some children from Years 3,4,5 and 6 went to the Troubador Theatre to watch one of the last shows of Michael Morpurgo’s War Horse before it tours abroad. The children really enjoyed watching the show and seeing how well the puppets are used to help gain understanding of the relationships between animals and humans, as … Continue reading
Years 1-6 had great fun participating in Tiempo dance and fitness workshops today. Some of the moves were very fast and tricky! You can see from the photographs how much they enjoyed it!