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20 05, 2024

Fantastic Fantasy Football

By |2024-05-20T15:34:06+01:00May 20th, 2024|Class 5|Comments Off on Fantastic Fantasy Football

What a year! The children who have attended my Fantasy Football Club have astounded me this year. Their commitment to coming each and every week has been a joy to witness. Their scheming, transfer dealings, musings and general desire to win has been a pleasure to be a part of. Of course, to cap [...]

10 05, 2024

A Prickle of Hedgehogs

By |2024-05-08T12:14:16+01:00May 10th, 2024|Class R|Comments Off on A Prickle of Hedgehogs

This week we have been learning about nocturnal animals, and as part of art we made our very own hedgehogs. We had to manipulate the clay to make a round ball shape, before sculpting the face and using tools to add the spikes. The children were very proud of their work, and rightly so. [...]

9 05, 2024

Year 3 Top Link Festival

By |2024-05-09T09:30:34+01:00May 9th, 2024|Class 3|Comments Off on Year 3 Top Link Festival

Class 3 had a brilliant time at Top Link this week, a sporting event run by the Year 12 Sports Leaders at South Wolds. The children were split into countries and then competed in a series of events including speed bounce, javelin throw and long jump. Mr Clarke, Mr Boyd and I were all [...]

8 05, 2024

Maypole dancing

By |2024-05-08T12:17:03+01:00May 8th, 2024|Class R|Comments Off on Maypole dancing

We learnt about May day traditions today. The children had a wonderful time dancing around the maypole and making music with bells.

1 05, 2024

Prototype Parachutes!

By |2024-05-01T08:38:41+01:00May 1st, 2024|Class 5|Comments Off on Prototype Parachutes!

Atmospheric Re-entry! The children worked tirelessly during our D.T. lesson this week to create their fantastic prototype space capsules. They used their creativity and imagination to engineer their re-entry vehicles. After a laborious construction process we tested our vehicles and detailed how we would seek to improve upon our initial designs in the next [...]

30 04, 2024

Sport in April

By |2024-05-08T11:54:44+01:00April 30th, 2024|Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Front Page Slider, Sport, Whole School|Comments Off on Sport in April

It's been another wet month but, two Saturday tournaments and two midweek games since the Easter break have seen a couple of wins (we're back!) and some positive individual and team performances. We have also been involved this week in an Outdoor Adventurous Activities Festival at Rushcliffe Country Park with year 3 & 4. [...]

26 04, 2024

Handa’s Surprise

By |2024-04-23T16:45:56+01:00April 26th, 2024|Class R|Comments Off on Handa’s Surprise

This week we have been looking at the animals that live in  hot climates, through the story of Handa's Surprise. We looked closely at the features of these animals and worked collaboratively to paint them to achieve a planned effect. We are going to use our painting to create a wonderful display in the [...]

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