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  • 04/01/18

    Happy New Year!

    Welcome back to the new school term. We would like to thank you all for your kind wishes and gifts we received over the Christmas period. It was very kind and thoughtful of you and we really appreciate it. We do hope you had a lovely Christmas break full of fun and food and are all looking forw...
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  • 08/12/17

    Artists in Year 4! 

    Over this term in Year 4, the children have been learning about Italian artists. They have looked at the work of and created pieces inspired by Michael Angelo and Leonardo De Vinci as well as creating self portraits. They have had a lot of fun using different materials and have some wonderful p...
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  • 04/12/17

    Science Investigation 

    We are currently learning about healthy eating and keeping our teeth clean. We created an 'eggcellent' investigation to look at the impact of different liquids on our teeth. We are awaiting the results and the children will keep you updated!
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  • 10/11/17

    Remembrance Day

    As we approach the time in November when we remember the soldiers who have fought or are fighting for us, we took some time to reflect upon and discuss this important occasion. We created our own poems or prayers to remember the fallen soldiers and got creative making a poppy boarder using...
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  • 02/11/17

    Synagogue fun!

    On Tuesday 31st October we had a really enjoyable experience visiting the Synagogue in Croydon. We  consolidated our knowledge of the Sedar plate, Passover meal and the Torah. We tried some delicious Matzo bread! We were lucky enough to get some questions answered by the Rabbi, what an infor...
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  • 20/10/17

    A Taste of Italy!

    Over the course of this term, we have been looking at the country of Italy. We have had lots of fun learning about all the different aspects and have had a great time this week tasting all of the food that some of the children prepared for us to share. We definitely have some chefs in the making! Th...
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  • 28/09/17

    Grandparent's Day and National Poetry Day! 

    On Wednesday 27th September, we invited our grandparents into school to see what the children have been learning and assist them with their work. The children thoroughly enjoyed having their grandparents in and we hope they had a good morning too! Thank you for all your help.  On Thursday 28...
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  • 09/06/17

    International Day

    On Thursday, the whole school learnt about and celebrated different countries around the world. Pine class had a great day learning about Portugal. We were lucky enough to have Mrs Soares in our classroom for some time to tell us about Madeira, read us a book in Portuguese, play us some modern music...
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  • 09/06/17

    Our Rushing River Trip

    On Tuesday 6th June, Pine and Hazel classes went to Horton Kirby on their school trip. Unfortunately, we weren't so lucky with the weather but it was still a great, educational day out! The children loved jumping in all the puddles and getting even wetter! We made sure that we all came prepared...
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  • 23/05/17

    Outdoor learning day! 

    Last Thursday, as part of the eco warriors initiative, we had some time to take our learning outside the classroom. We have just started our topic of myths and legends, therefore in line with our science work on habitats, the children created their own shelter for their mythical creature. They thoro...
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  • 23/05/17

    Rocking Roman Assembly

    Last week, the children in Year 4 took part in their assembly for the parents and some of the children in the school. They worked hard at preparing their lines, songs and acting in order to make it as good as it was! We used the shields they previously made as part of the roman topic and the costume...
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  • 29/03/17

    Shield yourself with the smashing shields!

    We have had a fun and arty week completing our work on the Romans. The children spent the beginning of the week designing their shields, deciding on appropriate colours and designs and choosing the materials they wanted to use. We then cut and decorated the shields resulting in the final product...
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