Dogs Trust Visit to Cranesbill

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Today we we treated to a workshop run by The Dogs Trust. We learnt all about how to be a best friend to a dog - we all definitely learnt something new about dog behaviour and we all made a promise to be the best friend a dog can get!

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World Book Day! Buttercup Class!

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Wow!  Buttercup looked FANTASTIC! We loved sharing our costumes and favourite books.  In the afternoon, we enjoyed creating our own versions of  'Dear Greenpeace' by Simon James, using Purple Mash.

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Dogs Trust Visit

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This afternoon we had a visitor from the Dogs Trust.  Emily explained that dogs have feelings just like us and its how we behave around them that helps dogs to be happy.  If a dog is happy they might show you by licking you or snuggling with you.  If a dog is scared it might tell you by scratching…

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Dogs Trust Visit!

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This afternoon, we had a visitor from the Dogs Trust. Emily explained that dogs have feelings, just like us, and that how we behave around dogs helps them to be happy. If a dog is scared, it might tell us by scratching or even biting! We learnt the 5 happy dog rules, through some drama, and…

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Cranesbill Easter experience

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Year 3 had a wonderful morning visiting St Michaels Church for their Easter experience. The children learned about the Easter story and had time for reflection of their feelings at certain times. We thought about loneliness, when we might feel lonely and what we can do to support others who may be…

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Red Nose Day!

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We had a great time celebrating Red Nose Day.  Our class ambassadors, Percy and Zara, performed jokes in our assembly and as a result, inspired many of us to create our very own joke books!

 

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Red Nose Day!

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Red Nose Day 2024 saw a sea of red, along with some very worthy ‘Design Your Own Red Nose’ winners (2 from Primrose Class!) and a comedy section of the assembly!

Thank you to our Class Ambassadors, Rory and Lola, who helped take a lead role in organising this day!

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Science Week 2024!

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This year's focus for Science Week was 'Time'. In Primrose Class, we made 4 boats in our groups out of different materials. We then watched how, over time, the boats began to absorb water, sink or remain floating. Before carrying out this investigation, the children discussed how to keep it a fair…

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Science Week - Buttercup Class

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This year's focus for Science Week was 'Time'. In Buttercup Class, we made jelly to help us understand time.  The children investigated if adding fruit to jelly changed how long it took to set.  All but one of the groups made different flavour jelly with different fruits.  The group that didn't…

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World Book Day!

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Well, as always, one of my favourite days of the year did NOT disappoint. To celebrate, we begun the day with a parade as a whole school, where each class went around the playground to give everybody any opportunity to see each other’s efforts.

With the theme of being eco-friendly and doing our…

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World Book Day - Cranesbill

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Cranesbill have had a wonderful World Book Day 2024, celebrating our love of reading by dressing up as a variety of characters from our favourite books, alongside creating some fantastic WBD bunting and sharing books with friends.

 

 

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Occombe Farm

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We have had such a fabulous day at Occombe Farm! We enjoyed planting peas and daffodil bulbs with Ethan; the pea plants we could bring home and the daffodils we planted there, which means we can visit them in the future! We learnt how to keep seeds healthy and dug up weeds using a garden fork and…

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