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Year 1 News

Following the delivering of a mysterious egg to our classrooms, Year 1 have been learning to be Dragonologists; using adventurous vocabulary and even writing a shared class poem to describe a dragon of our own invention. We have also been showing our thoughtfulness by working hard to retell and re write the story of the…

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Year 2 News

Wow! What a busy time we have had in Year 2! Firstly, we received a very unusual package from The Brothers Grimm. They are authors of twisted fairy tales and they asked us to help investigate tales for them. They kindly send us their book full of wonderful stories to read together. Not long after…

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Reception News

Christmas has arrived in reception this week! We enjoyed performing to our adults at the beginning of the week in our version of the nativity story, a very special night indeed. We hope you all enjoyed it as much as we enjoyed retelling the story. On Thursday, we went to the Northern Stage for a…

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Year 6 News

This term, Year 6 are debating ‘War: What is it Good For?’ and have been looking particularly at World War 1. In Literacy, we have been reading War Horse, and writing our own letters from the Western Front. In Maths, we have been acting as rations officers and using our understanding of fractions to ensure…

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Year 5 News

Year 5 have had a very exciting and mysterious start to their new topic which is called The Invention of Dreams. We received some historical artefacts and had to work as detectives to make links between the clues. This lead us to the conclusion that all of the items were linked to early films and cinema.  Since…

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News from Year 3

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

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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News from Year 1

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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News from Year 2

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

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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