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Year 5 meet the Vikings

Year 5 have been so busy with their new topic all about the Vikings. They have been learning about sagas and how these stories told of heroes and villains; voyages and returns. The thing is, is that sagas were often incredibly long. So Year 5 had to create their own versions- mini sagas. They had…

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Year 3 News

Year 3 have had a busy half term which all began with lots of adventure and excitement during STEAM week. We discovered a range of different careers linked to Science and Technology when we conducted a number of fun experiments. We have also been taking part in the Seven Billion Ideas project, looking at how…

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Year 4 Outdoor Cooking

As part of the whole school STEAM week project, Year 4 focussed on ‘Vertical Farming’ as a way to help solve the lack of food being produced to feed the growing world population. We researched vertical farming ideas and used the iPads to summarise our findings. We designed our own ‘vertical farms’, recycling plastic bottles…

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Year 2 with Sunny the Meerkat

We have been learning all about Sunny the Meerkat and his adventures around the world in Meerkat Mail. Sunny came to visit us, here at Western! He packed everything he needed for his holiday including disgusting grubs and bugs to eat. Yuck! We then used role-play to become Sunny and write our own postcards from…

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Year 1 News

We have been very busy thinking about how we could help with an oil spill as part of  STEAM week. We learned all about an oil spill that happened in the Gulf of Mexico and spent the week investigating ways to help with the clean up. We created art work using oil to raise awareness…

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Early Years STEAM week

What a week we have had in Early Years! Following a challenge the caretakers had set us, we have been working in our forest area to give it a spring clean. We began by interviewing children across the school to find out what they would like in forest to improve it. We collated their suggestions…

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Year 5 York Visit.

Last week Year 5 embarked on a very exciting adventure to York! After being treated to some First Class style train travel courtesy of our friends at LNER, we arrived safely in York.  The children were very excited and within minutes of our arrival we were already undertaking our first activity with a guided tour…

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How to be a Chef!

You may have heard that we are all training to be chefs as part of our new topic! We are helping our friend Ratatouille make a brand new pasta sauce for his restaurant. We have taste tested a wide range of sauces that are already available on the market and rated them according to their…

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Year 2

We’ve had a very busy start to the year and we have been working extremely hard. Both 2FI and 2LA had our class assemblies – they were complete successes! 2FI explored the life of Martin Luther King and discussed how important Civil Rights are whilst 2LA delved into Chinese New Year. We are all very…

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Mini Inventors

This week in Reception we have been using our imagination and creative ideas to become inventors!    We have explored different inventions and ordering how inventions have changed through time.  We also looked around the school to find different inventions and talk about them.  We have read Rosie Revere and using our own resilience to…

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