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Curiosity Corner

When children are healthy, happy and safe, curiosity is ignited and learning is optimised. In this section, you will find out what children in school and nursery have been learning this week.

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  • Multiplication with arrays

    Published 17/01/22

    Year 5 have been investigating factors and products as part of their work on multiplication and division.

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  • Nursery News

    Published 17/01/22

    Children in Nursery have been busy this week learning about Number. They have enjoyed various activities including counting objects, drawing around number stencils, comparing quantities of number and copying numbers on the interactive board. Well done children!

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  • Number Masters

    Published 17/01/22

    This week Year 2 have been using our lovely new counting frames called Rekenreks to help them become masters of numbers!

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  • Outdoor Learning

    Published 17/01/22

    We have had a chilly few days but that hasn't stopped the outdoor fun.

    Reception class have been busy building shelters for the wildlife using twigs and dried leaves collected from around school, Year 1 went down to the wooded area where it was a little warmer and sheltered, and year 2 took a close up look at the ice crystals and patterns left after a frosty night.

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  • The Queen's Green Canopy

    Published 17/01/22

    The Queen's Green Canopy is a tree planting initiative created to Mark the Queen's Platinum Jubilee this year.

    The children in Year 5 have been taking part in the jubilee celebration by planting a variety of trees and hedgerow shrubs in the school grounds, during outdoor learning. These will also, in time, become valuable to the wildlife that will visit the school in the future.

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  • Line Drawing

    Published 17/01/22

    Year 4 have been working on their sketching skills to produce line drawings of animals. They showed great concentration to produce some fantastic sketches. 

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  • Handball Skills

    Published 17/01/22

    Year 6 have had their first lesson playing handball this week. They watched how the professionals do it, and are now having a go at learning some of the skills. With an active local handball club, hopefully some of them will continue this sport when they move into Year 7.

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  • A Windy Day in Year 1!

    Published 17/01/22

    Year 1 had their windy day experience this week to help them come up with onomatopoeia words for their English, related to the book 'The Queen's Hat'. They had lots of fun using hair dryers and fans to blow off their hats!

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  • Sketching Lessons

    Published 17/01/22

    Year 3 have been learning how to use different media to create light and shade when sketching Ammonites. They made very careful observations to add detail.  

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  • No Bot the Robot

    Published 10/12/21

    The reception class have been reading the story of 'No Bot the robot'. For homework, the children have created their own wonderful robots.

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  • Anglo-Saxon Weaving

    Published 09/12/21

    In Year 4 we have been weaving loom designs in the style of the Anglo-Saxons who we have been studying through this Autumn term. The children have loved learning this new skill and making their own designs!

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  • New Hockey Skills

    Published 09/12/21

    Year 2 have started to learn how to play hockey. We learned how to hold the stick and dribble the ball. Then we played a fun game called Dragon's Nest where we had to work as a team to collect eggs from the nest and then dribble them back again. We are really looking forward to teaching our friends how to play!

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