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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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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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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Ancient Greek Day

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Year 3 have had a wonderful day kickstarting or Ancient Greek day with a wonderful followed by an acting workshop where the children visited an Ancient Greek market. The children loved this experience and were absolutely fantastic and getting into different roles. 

We spent our afternoon…

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Interactive concert

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On Thursday, Years 3 and 4 took part in an interactive concert. They were introduced to a range of different musical genres and instruments, and they had opportunities to get involved in the concert itself through song. 


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Safer Internet Day Year 3

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During Safer Internet Week, Year 3 thought about their online footprint. Y3 engaged in some meaningful and thoughtful discussions about what they could do to be a positive influence online. 


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Cave art day

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Year 3 had a super fun day learning all about cave art. We used charcoal for our outlines and made our own paint using different spices. We made our own individual pieces and a whole class piece which showed modern day items in the style of cave art. 


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Cranesbill visit Kents Cavern

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On Wednesday, Cranesbill class spent the day at Kent’s Cavern in Torquay. The children enjoyed a variety of activities in the morning, including completing the ‘Palaeo trail’ in the forest, and having the opportunity to handle some Stone Age artefacts. The children then spent the afternoon in…

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Making African Masks!

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To finish our Kenyan topic, we designed and made our very own African masks, inspired by those that we saw from Rayson, alongside those that we have seen when learning all about the Maasai tribe! We used our knowledge of African patterns and colours to influence our design. 

Here are what…

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Ice-cream Parlour Party!

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After a very busy couple of weeks completing our Special Booklets, I' sure you will agree that the children in Primrose class deserved a huge treat for their hard work and determination they have shown. I created an ice-cream parlour for them all to enjoy, where the word 'no, you can't have that…

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As an additional sports session, the children were invited to take part in a Torquay United rounders workshop where they were able to build up their throwing skills so that, by the end, they were able to take part in a rounders match with their peers. This was a very active session and one that…

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Very Cute Visitors!

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We were ever so lucky today! The children had some very cute visitors in Primrose class... baby chicks! Every child had the opportunity to hold a baby chick and get up close to them. One was particularly noisy which was quite amusing! The children showed great bravery and had big smiles on their…

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