Fossil Hunting at Charmouth

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Wow!  What a fantastic day!  We followed in the footsteps of Mary Anning as we searched the beach at Charmouth for fossils.  We were not disappointed!  Thanks to some top tips from the Heritage Coast Guides we knew exactly what to look for using just our eyes and our hands.  We found belemnites,…

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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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Open the Book: The Two Houses

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The story of 'The Two Houses', is based on the parable of the 'Wise and Foolish Builders', and was brought to life this afternoon by 'Open the Book'.  This parable teaches Christians that we are all builders, the house is our spiritual life and the salvation of our soul. Those that listen to and…

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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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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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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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Interactive Concert with Kip - Year 1 and 2

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What a great morning we had singing with Kip! The Y1 children taught the Y2 children one of the songs and actions they had learnt and vice versa.  They were all super teachers!  The children then listened carefully to some pieces of music performed by Kip.  We really enjoyed singing with…

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Open the Book: The Lost Sheep

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To our surprise the parable of the lost sheep was about much more than a wandering animal. Through the magical story telling of ‘Open the Book’ we learnt about perseverance and that the powerful message in this parable is that God seeks out his lost children! God cares greatly for each and every…

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Buttercup Singing Concert

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This afternoon, Buttercup class were able to showcase their fantastic singing and play percussion instruments in a performance for their grown ups.

The children have been building up to this over the last 4 weeks, with the help of Kip, an external music teacher.  As well as teaching us a range…

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Christmas Lunch 2023

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Today we enjoyed Christmas lunch, I was very impressed with all the people who tried a sprout. Some of us even realised that sprouts were delicious!

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