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Computer Art

By Gemma Robson | November 20, 2018

In Western University the children from Years 3 to 6 have been working very hard at extending their creativity through computer art. Using the software 2 Simple they have designed their own images as well as using images from other artists and recreating them. Hesam: The one thing I really enjoyed was learning new things…

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News from Year 3

By Gemma Robson | November 20, 2018

Year 3 have had a fantastic start to our Christmas half term, studying the journey of Edmund and his family as they evacuate their home to avoid the perils of the Blitz. They are travelling to the countryside and are soon to encounter a mysterious new world, unusual in more ways than one! Our new…

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News from Year 4

By Gemma Robson | November 20, 2018

The children in Year 4 have been discovering their inner songwriters! They have listened to music from the First World War and discussed the themes that the songs addressed. They looked at the impact WW1 had on both the soldiers, and those who remained at home, focusing on the role that women and children played…

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Remembrance Art Work

By Gemma Robson | November 15, 2018

We worked together to create powerful sketches reminding us of the war. Using a variety of pencils to create a sketch showing different landscape images. Once we had completed our sketches we began to paint our poppies ensuring that they were in proportion to our landscape and using red paint really made our poppies stand…

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News from Year 1

By Gemma Robson | November 12, 2018

Warburton’s Bakery We were very lucky to have a visit from Warburton’s bakery to Year 1. We learnt all about the history of the company and had the chance to make our very own sandwiches with any filling we liked. We came up with some very interesting combinations! We learnt the importance of hygiene when…

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Plastic Fantastic

By Gemma Robson | November 12, 2018

Plastic Fantastic Our Octopus is nearly complete just two tentacles to go!   Year Five pupils have constructed the shape from used plastic which had its challenges.     We have also created a Sea Turtle and both sculptures will be on display in the Amphitheater in the  next few weeks.   Thank you to everyone who collected…

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News from Year 2

By Gemma Robson | November 12, 2018

We have had a fantastic first week back in Year 2. As part of our Remembrance topic we have been exploring the lives of soldiers on the front line.  We were really curious to learn about Walter Tull and how the war changed his life as well as consider what soldiers on the front line,…

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News from Nursery

By Gemma Robson | November 12, 2018

Diwali and the Festival of Lights  In Nursery this week, we have been busy finding out about Diwali and have enjoyed the Festival of Lights. We have enjoyed looking at and making rangoli patterns, Mehndi hand painting and making special traditional sweets. With Remembrance in our thoughts we have also taken the time to reflect…

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News from Reception Class

By Gemma Robson | November 12, 2018

Once Upon a party We began our new topic of ‘Once upon a party’ by learning about Diwali this week. We had a fantastic introduction to this from Kirtida who told us about  the festival; performed the story of Rama and Sita using puppets; played us some traditional music using her drum and mesmerising voice; and…

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Guitar Stars

By Gemma Robson | October 25, 2018

Guitar Stars  James our roving Western Reporter has been dropping in on our guitar lessons with Mr Peacock. He spoke to Hannah, Jasmine, Elle, Amelia, Jack and Lenny who gave us a quick update on last week’s lesson. James: What songs have you been learning? Amelia and Jack: We have been learning how to play…

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