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11 Jan

Year 3 | Greek Food Tasting

by Year 3 Team

On Wednesday we sampled some food from an unknown country. We predicted where the food was from and it was revealed at the end of the lesson that it was from Greece.  Year 3 are looking forward to learning about 'Why do people holiday in Greece?' as part of their new Big Question.

11 Jan

Year 2 | Can you write expanded noun sentences?

by Year 2 Team

This week we read a story called 'Where the wild things are', by Maurice Sendak.

We generated some adjectives and expanded noun phrases to describe the setting in the book.

Can you use the mind map below to write interesting, expanded noun sentences?

10 Jan

Year 5 | P4C Pyramid Problem

by Mrs Hutchinson

Present answers to the questions in an interesting and exciting way.

You may choose to demonstrate it using a presentation; a piece of art; a diagram  or fact book.  It is up to you. 

I have included the questions you came up with underneath the picture.  Can you have your responses in by Friday 18th January. 

Prizes on offer for the most innovative presentation.  Good luck.

Why couldn't women help to build the pyramids?

Why did Pharoes get buried in pyramids?

How hard was it to lift the block?

How many people did you need to build thw whole pyramid?

How much did they get paid?

What did they use to build it with?

Who had the idea to make a pyramid?

10 Jan

Year 1 | Happy New Year

by Miss Bennett

Happy New Year and welcome back to Year One. 

This term we are reading the 'Naughty Bus' by Jan and Jerry Oke.

What is you favourite part of the story? Can you explain why using 'because'.

For example, My favourtie part is when the bus drives through the beans because the bus gets messy.

Year one staff

If you would like to watch the story with your child you can follow the link below.


10 Jan

Parents' Voice | Parent Meet 2018

by Mrs Walsh

Parent Meet 2018

The dates for this year's parents meetings are below, come along and support our school, help with fundraising activities, share your views and ideas.

Monday 15th January 2018

Monday 5th February 2018

Monday 5th March 2018

Monday 30th April 2018

Monday 11th June 2018

Monday 2nd July 2018

Monday 9th July 2018

All welcome, refreshments available and young children welcome.