Open the Book - The Good Samaritan

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This afternoon we had another visit from Open the Book. They told us the story of, The Good Samaritan from the New Testament and helped us to see that we should always offer our help to others in need. We are going to try hard to show compassion and offer our help to someone who needs it this…

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Samba Drumming Workshop

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Today, we had the opportunity to take part in a Samba Workshop. We learnt that Samba originated in Brazil and takes its influence from lots of different cultures.  We learnt about the different types of drums and had a go at playing different patterns and beats.
This was such a fun, high energy…

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Samba Drumming Workshop!

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Today, we were very lucky to be involved in a Samba workshop. The children were introduced to the origin of Samba music and the different drums involved. We then had the opportunity to play with the different kinds, involving lots of rhythm, rounds and volumes. The children had a fantastic time…

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Open the Book!

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Our lovely visitors from Open the Book came this week!  The story this was was 'The Two Houses', which is based on the parable of the 'Wise and Foolish Builders'. This parable teaches Christians that we are all builders, the house is our spiritual life and the salvation of our soul. Those that…

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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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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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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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An author visit from Simon James!

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This week is all about World Book Day! Today, we were very lucky to have the author and illustrator, Simon James, in for a whole day. Every child had a session with the author. He shared his childhood favourite stories with us and explained how he was once a child at primary school learning to…

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A school day as a Victorian!

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Once the children had paid to get into school, they were able to see elements of what a Victorian classroom would have looked like. They noticed chalkboards, a picture of Queen Victoria, tables in rows and very plain walls. They then learnt how they would have answered the register and the main…

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Singing concert with Kip!

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To finish our 5 sessions that we have had with Kip, we had the wonderful opportunity of showcasing all the songs we had learnt through a concert to you all. Our songs have involved lots of musical skills including composing, using percussion instruments and even singing in different languages! We…

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Stepping back in time!

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To immerse ourselves fully in our Victorian topic, we took a trip to Bygones where we were able to dress up as maids and Victorian boys ready to embark on a trip through a Victorian street. The children were able to see all different areas of life including what the posh and poor Victorian houses…

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