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Remembrance Service »

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:

Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
 
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
 
We will remember them.

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History and Castles »

Today we learnt that when the king of England, King Edward the Confessor, died, four men claimed they should be king next. Harold of Wessex was first crowned as the king and William, Duke of Normandy was very unhappy. This resulted in the “Battle of Hastings” in the year 1066. William won and…

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Performing and reciting firework poems »

On Friday we read and responded to two poems that capture the sensory experience of fireworks night. We practised reading the poem in unison, following the rhythm and keeping time. Afterwards we identified and discussed words that describe what we can see, hear, feel, smell and taste.

In groups…

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Yr 5 Trip to Sadler’s Wells Theatre »

On Thursday, 5th November, Year 5 got the opportunity to go to Sadler's Wells theatre to see the talented Rambert dancers perform. There were 2 performances; the emotional love story 'Transfigured Night'; and 'Rooster' a celebration of music and dance based on songs recorded by the Rolling Stones.…

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Year 1 Drumming Workshop »

We had a fun (and loud!) drumming workshop.

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Year 1 Gymnastics »

Year 1 have really enjoyed gymnastics this term. The progress we saw each week was fantastic!

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Year 3 Religious Education »

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Year 3 Art »

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Drumming Workshop »

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Year 3 Science Investigations »

Year 3 has been applying their knowledge of forces through a range of investigations. The class explored the strength of structures and made a wonderful mess using spaghetti and marshmallows.

In order to test the force of an impact, the children chose to build either a parachute or car which had…

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Poetry Workshop »

Year Six took part in the Look North More Often poetry project with Cheryl from the Poetry Society.
A Norwegian Christmas tree has been given annually to the people of London since 1947, as a symbol of peace and friendship, in recognition of British support during World War II. Year 6 were taught…

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Today’s Assembly: Stranger Danger »

Our local police officers, PC Cox and PC Dee, talked to the children about Stranger Danger in assembly this morning.

The police officers taught us:

  • A stranger is anyone I do not know well
  • How to stay safe
  • What to do if a stranger speaks to me
  • Always talk to adults I trust if I am worried…

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Year 4 Religious Education: Wise King Solomon »

Year 4 were thinking about the Christian value of Wisdom this week.

We listened to the story of King Solomon, a Biblical king who used his wisdom to uncover the truth when he was faced with two women both claiming to be the mother of the same baby! We discussed the story with our friends and then…

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Year 4 Drumming Workshop »

Year 4 were lucky enough to have an African drumming lesson with professional drummer Zed today.

We were all given a Djembe drum and Zed taught us how African drumming is used for communication, like morse code. We practiced different repeated patterns and also call and response patterns, like…

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Drumming Workshop with Zed - Year 6 »

Year 6 enjoyed drumming with Zed and finding out how to get the best sounds from the djembe drums.

The djembe (pronounced JEM-bay) is one of the most versatile and widespread percussion instruments on the planet. Its huge popularity is down to the fact that it can create an unusually wide range of…

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