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Children in Need 2017

Children in Need came a day early for us this year due to a teacher training day. This years theme for the BBC fundraiser is ‘Do your thing’ so we asked the children to wear their favourite thing to school.

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The entrance of Queen Elizabeth II

Entrance of the queen

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Queen Elizabeth II visits!

This weeks celebrity is Queen Elizabeth II and look who popped in for tea!  

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Watch the Houses of Parliament burn!

What would have happened if the Gunpowder Plot had been successful? Watch what Key Stage One found out yesterday…   H of P burning    

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Celebrity Spotlight

Our topic is all about famous people. We have been learning about Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot. What would have happened if the Gunpowder Plot had been successful? Key Stage One found out yesterday…

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Palaeontologists in Year 2

Fox class have been busy excavating dinosaur eggs this afternoon. They studied the fossils that were left behind. Lots of exciting discoveries made!

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Topic launch

We launched our new topic ‘In the beginning’ with Dr Jones and a very interesting dinosaur he found…   IMG_3417

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Multi Skills festival

Our children in Key Stage 1 had a great day at Loughborough University taking part in a multi skills festival. They took part in 10 activities including running, jumping, hurdling, throwing and balancing. The children did themselves proud – well

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Talk for Writing ✏️

We use the ‘Talk for Writing’ approach across the school to engage and motivate the children in writing. The approach, developed by the educational trainer and writer Pie Corbett, gives the children opportunities to learn texts off by heart, add

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Athlete visit

We had the Olympic swimmer Amy Smith visit school and talk to us about her swimming career. She got us doing lots of sporting activities too!

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