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9 01, 2023

Year six learning letter January 2023

By |2023-01-16T12:13:52+00:00January 9th, 2023|Class 6|Comments Off on Year six learning letter January 2023

Happy New Year! Welcome back. I hope that the festive break was as good as it could be.  It seems that Santa has been very generous indeed. When I was a young lad (in a time where Amazon meant a rainforest and the Argos catalogue was a thing of wonder), I remember that Christmas [...]

15 12, 2022

Once upon a time in EYFS

By |2022-12-20T10:22:04+00:00December 15th, 2022|Class R|Comments Off on Once upon a time in EYFS

Our Reception children have finished off their fairytales topic with a fantastic finale at Goldilocks’ birthday party! Since they started school in September, the children have ventured to imaginary far away lands, they have been up the giants’ beanstalk and have flown towards the second star to the right. We have been visited by [...]

13 09, 2022

Allez! Allez! Allez! Willow Brook at the Tour of Britain

By |2022-09-13T16:59:13+01:00September 13th, 2022|Class 6, Front Page Slider|Comments Off on Allez! Allez! Allez! Willow Brook at the Tour of Britain

We had only been back at school for three days when we set off on our first trip of the year - to watch the Tour of Britain cycle race. An excited class of year six children walked down past the village hall to a nice elevated vantage point on the recreation ground. There was [...]

4 05, 2022

Year 6 Graduate from DAaRT

By |2022-05-04T17:53:24+01:00May 4th, 2022|Class 6, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on Year 6 Graduate from DAaRT

Congratulations to our year six class who proudly graduated from their DAaRT course. DAaRT is the course that was formerly known as DARE and prepares our oldest children for their teenage years ahead. Here they are looking rather pleased with themselves and wearing their graduation t-shirts. [...]

29 03, 2022

Parliament Club on Tour!

By |2022-05-06T11:57:34+01:00March 29th, 2022|Class 6|Comments Off on Parliament Club on Tour!

It was a real treat for me to take two delightful children on a Friday afternoon trip to County Hall’s debating chamber for our most recent pupil parliament meeting. Two representatives from every primary school in Rushcliffe were in attendance and brought with them notes from discussions that had happened back in their classrooms. [...]

3 02, 2022

We Will Survive!

By |2022-02-06T21:14:43+00:00February 3rd, 2022|Class 4|Comments Off on We Will Survive!

Survival Stories Class 4 have been reading The Explorer by Katherine Rundell, we have also read Fox by Margeret Wild. Inspired by these stories we wrote our own stories for you all to enjoy. We have looked at the 'author' language and I'm sure you'll all be suitably impressed with how the children of [...]

19 01, 2022

Favourite pages

By |2022-02-06T21:10:49+00:00January 19th, 2022|Class 4|Comments Off on Favourite pages

Class 4 are an amazing group of artists. Unfortunately our parents don't get to see our books as much as we would like. In class, we were so keen to show off our improving skills that we thought we would publish some of our favourite pages. Here is a sneak peek into our sketch [...]

12 11, 2021

The Day the Romans Came

By |2021-11-15T17:50:04+00:00November 12th, 2021|Class 4, Whole School|Comments Off on The Day the Romans Came

They came, they saw, they conquered class 4! What a day we had! From playing games in the forum to dressing in incredibly heavy Roman armour, we experienced so much of this fascinating era. Have a look at just some of the pictures from our wonderful day. [...]

20 09, 2021

A Day at the Framework Knitters Museum

By |2021-09-20T17:31:20+01:00September 20th, 2021|Class 6, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on A Day at the Framework Knitters Museum

Year six enjoyed a fantastic day out at the Framework Knitters Museum in Ruddington. The trip couldn’t have been better designed to support our learning in class. Indeed, when the children got to handle genuine Victorian artefacts, the curator of the museum was very impressed with the children’s historical knowledge. We learned about the [...]

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